Woodfords Family Services
  • 05-Dec-2018 to 03-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Gorham, ME, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Partial Benefits


Foster Family Support Worker

Part-time position in Gorham

 

We have a part-time employment opportunity for a compassionate, energetic person who desires to support children in Maine's foster care system and their foster parents. 

Woodfords is growing and has an opening for a part-time Foster Family Support Worker within the Therapeutic Foster Care Program.

Woodfords' Therapeutic Foster Program provides treatment-level foster care to children birth to 21 years with developmental and / or emotional disabilities who cannot reside with their biological family. With the support of trained foster parents and Woodfords' treatment team, children are offered guidance with psychological, emotional, social, behavioral and learning issues. The best interests of the child are served while promoting family reunification and life skills growth.

 

Responsibilities of a Foster Family Support Worker:

  • Provide one-on-one support to a foster child including instruction on daily living skills, social interaction, behavior management and relief services to foster parents

 

Qualifications of a Foster Family Support Worker:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver's license, regular use of a reliable vehicle with full motor vehicle insurance coverage
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with children 

 

Benefits:

Woodfords offers partial benefits to part-time employees

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Additional Supplemental Voluntary Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees.

Additional Opportunities:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development

 

About Woodfords:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. As Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities, Woodfords offers programs to help children, youth and adults reach their goals and achieve their highest potential.  When you join Woodfords Family Services, you make a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs.  Join the Woodford's family and discover why more than 500 people across Maine call Woodfords their professional home! Woodfords is an equal opportunity employer.

 

How to Apply: Please submit letter of interest and resume online

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