Child & Family Openings

 

Become part of our team

Help bring hope to children and families by becoming part of Wellspring Lutheran Service's Child & Family team. If you have any questions about a position, please email the contact listed for each vacancy.

 

 


 

Foster Care Case Manager, Grand Rapids

Post date: 12/18/2014

Position Summary

Assess youth and families in order to develop, coordinate and implement individualized treatment plans with youth and their families to resolve abuse and neglect difficulties and to achieve permanency for youth; Coordinate youth's placement within foster care, school and community, DHS and family court. Manage a caseload of approximately 15 children; Testify in court; Provide documentation for all activities completed.

Click here for full job description and requirements. EOE, Full-Time, 40 Hours/week, Non-Union, Expires 03/18/2015

Email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

Amy Minton
Foster Care Program Manager
Wellspring Lutheran Services
1715 Sutherland Drive SE
Kentwood, MI  49508

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Foster Care Case Manager, Gaylord

Post date: 12/15/2014

Position Summary

Assess youth and families in order to develop, coordinate and implement individualized treatment plans with youth and their families to resolve abuse and neglect difficulties and to achieve permanency for youth; Coordinate youth's placement within foster care, school and community, DHS and family court. Manage a caseload of approximately 15 children; Testify in court; Provide documentation for all activities completed.

Click here for full job description and requirements. EOE, Full-Time, 40 Hours/week, Non-Union, Expires 03/15/2015

Email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

Lori O'Neill, MA
Foster Care Program Manager
Wellspring Lutheran Services
1260 S. Otsego Ave.
Gaylord, MI  49735

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FTBS Supervisor, Grand Rapids

Post date: 12/03/2014

Position Summary

Provide clinical supervision and professional leadership to a team so the functioning of the unit can be accomplished.  Supervisor activities include: Organize workflow and priorities; Assign work among employees; Maintain quality/quantity standards regarding program performance and outcomes; Interpret operating policies and procedures; Participate in hiring process; Train employees; Evaluate employee performance; Twenty-four hour (24) availability to accept referrals or assist with staff and client emergencies.

Click here for full job description and requirements. EOE, Full-Time, 40 Hours/week, Non-Union, Expires 3/03/2015

Email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

Nancy Teat, LMSW (clinical & macro)
Program Manager
Wellspring Lutheran Services
1715 Sutherland Drive SE
Kentwood, MI  49508

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Families First Worker, Grand Rapids

Post date: 12/01/2014

Position Summary

Provide intensive home-based family intervention, life skills education, and supportive services in order to preserve families, reduce the need for out of home placement, expedite the return of children to their families, and prevent the recurrence of abuse and neglect. Carries a caseload of two families. Responsible for: regular visits with the family in their home or community for a period of 28 days, and not more than 42 days; performing required assessments; writing and submitting service plans, safety plans and progress reports; providing concrete assistance and referrals based on the individual needs of each family; works a flexible schedule (including nontraditional hours) based on families' needs.

Click here for full job description and requirements. EOE, Full-Time, 40 Hours/week, Non-Union, Expires 3/01/2015

Email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

Leonica Erwin
Families First Program Manager
Wellspring Lutheran Services
1715 Sutherland Drive SE
Kentwood, MI  49508

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Foster Care Case Aide , Lansing

Post date: 11/13/2014

Position Summary

Assist foster care staff in meeting the needs of clients by transporting children and supervising interactions between children and their families; monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times; assist foster care staff in case related activities. Evening and weekend availability required.

Click here for full job description and requirements. EOE, Part-Time, 20 Hours/week, Non-Union, Expires 02/13/2015

Email your resume and cover letter to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to:

Kelly M. Weir, MPA, MSW
Foster Care Licensing Supervisor
Wellspring Lutheran Services
411 West Lake Lansing Rd.
East Lansing, MI  48823

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Families First Worker, Burton

Post date: 10/31/2014

Position Summary

Provide intensive home-based family intervention, life skills education, and supportive services in order to preserve families, reduce the need for out of home placement, expedite the return of children to their families, and prevent the recurrence of abuse and neglect. Carries a caseload of two families. Responsible for: regular visits with the family in their home or community for a period of 28 days, and not more than 42 days; performing required assessments; writing and submitting service plans, safety plans and progress reports; providing concrete assistance and referrals based on the individual needs of each family; works a flexible schedule (including nontraditional hours) based on families' needs.

Click here for full job description and requirements. EOE, Full-Time, 40 Hours/week, Non-Union, Expires 1/31/2015

Email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or mail to:

Matt Gerisch, MA
Families First Program Manager
Wellspring Lutheran Services
5293 Colony Dr. North
Saginaw, MI  48638

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