CHILD, Inc. is a nonprofit social services agency, offering a wide array of human services. We have been serving the Delaware community since 1963. If you are interested in making a difference in people’s lives and want to work with a team of dedicated professionals, we want to hear from you!
KID’S PLACE CO-COORDINATOR
The Kids Place Co-Coordinator is responsible for the day to day operations at Kids Place Center, coordination of programs/services; and, supervision of children, part time staff and volunteers, as applicable. Work hours are determined by program needs that change with school year and summer month programming.
- Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral, education or social sciences, (social work, sociology, psychology, guidance and counseling) or equivalent experience.
- Experience working with children and youth.
- Ability to physically interact with children and youth.
DV ADVOCATE STATEWIDE COORDINATOR
The DVAP Statewide Coordinator manages a court-based advocacy program and the DV Liaison project. The Statewide Coordinator also engages in direct client services at the New Castle County Courthouse.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school or university in the social services field and a minimum of three years of work experience in the same.
- At least one year of supervisory experience.
- Strong commitment to empowerment advocacy, confidentiality and trauma-informed practices.
- Working knowledge of civil and criminal legal processes, specifically Family Court practices.
- Advanced understanding of dynamics of domestic violence and the effects on victims.
- Ability to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients who may have a variety of needs: substance use, mental health and a history of abuse.
Provides culturally competent, high quality, compassionate and ethical therapy to children, adolescents and families; develops treatment plans appropriate to situation; maintains case notes and documentation; and handles insurance issues for parents or significant caregivers of children in the program (if appropriate).
- Graduate Degree which fulfills the educational requirements for licensure within a mental health profession (e.g., clinical social work or mental health counseling) from an accredited school or university.
- Must be licensed in a counseling profession or actively working towards licensure.
- LCSW or LPCMH licensure preferred.
FAMILY VISITATION COUNSELOR – Part-time:
This position provides supervision and support to families who have experienced domestic violence and who need assistance in re-establishing or maintaining a safe, healthy, non-violent relationship between their children and the non-custodial parent.
- Coordinates, observes and documents visitations and exchanges; enforces court orders and conditions.
- Executes any necessary protective duties to ensure a safe visitation for the visiting children; provides crisis intervention if needed.
- Schedules interviews and appointments for visitation and exchange; and supervises on-site visitation.
- Develops strategies to serve clients who have a variety of problems, which may include: substance abuse, mental health problems, history of criminal activities, etc.
- Maintains case notes. Completes paperwork, including narratives, correspondence, and forms accurately and legibly, and carries out office procedures.
CHILD/YOUTH SERVICE WORKER – Full-Time and Part-Time:
*Evenings and Overnight – Worker to provide direct supervision, support and direction to youth in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes providing an unwavering commitment to the safety and support of the youth, being aware of all ongoing developments and concerns in the shelter and contributing in a positive way to a team of professionals.
Bachelor’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences preferred; will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to interact with a diverse and challenging client population, sometimes under stress. Must also be willing and able to perform household tasks.
Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, a vehicle in good working condition and must obtain the level of automobile insurance required by the agency to use personal vehicle. Finger printing, background check and physical required upon hire.
Schedule for position may include weekends and holidays.
This is a great opportunity to make a difference and gain experience in the social services field!
If you are interested in applying for an internship, please submit your resume along with a cover telling us when you need to do an internship, what your available hours are, and what you are hoping to accomplish.