Youth Permanency Probation Social Worker
Sierra Forever Families
Sacramento, CA 95826
Sierra Forever Families is a private non-profit foster family/adoption agency that focuses on finding and sustaining permanency for children and youth in the foster care system and provides an array of other community-based services to families and children. We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and passionate professional for a new probation focused program. The program serves Juvenile Probation youth and provides Intensive Family Finding and Engagement Services for youth being served within the probation and foster care systems. The position is located in our Sacramento office.
We transform the lives of children in foster care by building and nurturing permanent families
The Youth Permanency Worker is child focused and will identify, assess, and recruit families for children. This unique position entails working directly with the probation officer as a collaborative partner and with probation youth that are in need of permanency. This is a specialized program that focuses on youth with one or more barriers to permanency. The Youth Permanency Worker is responsible for case mining for past connections and/or family, engaging and supporting healthy relationships.
The goal is to recruit, assess, and match families to meet the needs of the children and place in adoptive or permanency focused homes. The ideal candidate enjoys working collaboratively, creatively, and is confident working in a multi-level probation and child welfare system. Is a strong advocate for children in need of permanence with a deep conviction and belief that all children are adoptable.
Position Location : Sacramento, California
To Apply: E-mail resume (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) and cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experiences and how they fit the needs of the position, along with salary requirements, to jobs@ sierraff.org
Job Type: Full-time
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