Join The CHS Team
The Possibilities Project Program Director
CHILDREN’S HOME SOCIETY
The Children’s Home Society of Virginia is a full-service, private, nonprofit 501(c)3, non-sectarian licensed child-placing agency, and one of Virginia’s oldest adoption agencies. To date, CHS has successfully facilitated placement of more than 13,000 children into safe and permanent homes.
Our mission is to build strong permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk children and youth.
THE POSSIBILITIES PROJECT
CHS has partnered with the Better Housing Coalition to launch an exciting new initiative. The Possibilities Project, is a program that empowers youth ages 18 to 25 who have aged out of foster care. In addition to safe, stable housing, we provide intensive case management and life coaching to connect participants with resources, build permanent connections and assist them to achieve independence and personal success.
|Description||The Program Director will oversee the implementation of services to participants in The Possibilities Project and provide trauma-informed supervision to the case manager and life coach. Responsibilities include coordination and implementation of services, development of resources, participant compliance with program expectations and goals, crisis intervention, as well as recruiting and maintaining participants in the program.|
|Required Qualifications||A doctorate or master’s degree in social work from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or field related and a current clinical social work license or professional counselor license in the Commonwealth of Virginia. A master’s degree and extensive experience working with at-risk youth will be considered.
At least three years of experience in providing trauma-informed casework services and experience supervising and program management.
|Part/Full Time||Full Time|
|Benefits||This position is eligible for health, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance and participation in the CHS 403(b) plan.|
|How to apply||To apply to join our team, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Beverly Baker, Office Manager at Beverly@chsva.org by Monday, March 27, 2017.|
|Job Classification||Social Work|