Certifier Bilingual
Morrison Child and Family Services - Portland, OR

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July 17, 2013

Bilingual Certifier
Foster Care Program
40 Hours per Week, Full Benefits
  • Working with primarily Latino Populations
  • Supported by our Latino Services Provider Group
  • Requires Ability to Speak, Read, and Write in Spanish and English

Reference Job Code CRT-724
To Apply Please Follow Application Procedure.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsibilities include recruitment, certification, training, and retention of foster parents for Foster Care Programs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A typical background for the person who can fulfill the duties of this position is as follows:
  • A bachelor’s degree with major study in social work or a closely allied field and 1 year of experience in the care and rehabilitation of children. or a combination of training and experience.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish required
  • Intermediate computer skills using Microsoft Office, Outlook and databases.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Values working in a multicultural/diverse work environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a broad variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to stay organized, meet deadlines, and manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Understand the impact of abuse and neglect on children and communicate that impact to caregivers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with outside community partners.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion in working with others.
  • Ability to regularly attend and be punctual for scheduled work commitments and meetings, and be in a condition suitable for assuming responsibilities of position.
  • Manual dexterity allowing for the performance of routine office functions, including phone use, computer use, faxing, and copying

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Personal transportation allowing for travel within Oregon and Washington in a timely manner. If driving a personal vehicle, must provide proof of personal auto liability insurance of $100,000/$100,000, provide a copy of a valid driver’s license for state of residency, and have a driving record permitting coverage under corporate policy.
  • Must pass criminal history.
  • TB test within 30 days of hire.
  • CPR/SFA obtained within 30 days of employment and kept current.
  • May require transporting of clients either in an agency vehicle or by airplane.
  • Must be able to pass language test for the English and Spanish language if applicable..
  • Working hours may require day, evening, and weekend hours.

COMPENSATION: DOE

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
  • Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@morrisonkids.org and reference job code “CRT-724” in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter.
  • Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services at (503)736-9759 and put “CRT-724” on your cover letter.
To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure and you must meet all position qualifications/requirements.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded

We strive to create a diverse, inclusive environment to better serve our clients.
We are an equal opportunity employer

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