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My Path Forward Overnight Worker

Two positions available

Children’s Home Society of Virginia has openings on its team for two part-time Overnight Workers for the My Path Forward (MPF) program.

Overnight Workers will provide after-hours and weekend supervision, using a trauma-informed approach to support program participants. Participants are young adults (ages 17-25) who have aged out of foster care.

Overnight Workers will collaborate with program staff to ensure participants’ needs are met, case management goals and objectives are actively worked on, and issues are effectively and efficiently dealt with in a timely manner. Support services include bed/curfew checks, crisis management, providing program transportation, and delivering limited services as it relates to each participants’ case management plans (i.e. teaching life skills and management; job coaching; and offering consistent training on being a good roommate, tenant, neighbor, employee, student and community member).

Candidates should have an in-depth understanding of trauma-informed care and of the foster care system, independent living programs in Virginia, and how these operate. Best practices for coaching and teaching young adults and an understanding of their needs, attitudes and beliefs, and role and importance of permanency are required. Must be skilled in problem-solving, negotiating services and identifying resources, and collaborating with participants, team members, and community partners.

Must have 3-5 years’ experience working independently providing coaching, case management or a related field to youth and young adults, or a college degree from an accredited college or university in a related subject. Experience working with young adults in foster care or who have aged out of foster care is preferred. Must pass a background check, have a valid state driver’s license and auto insurance, and be willing to provide transportation to participants.

Positions are part-time, overnight (awake shift). Approximately 25-30 hours weekly. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to sarah@chsva.org. CHS is an EEO employer.

Chief Programs Officer

Children’s Home Society of Virginia (CHS) is recruiting for a dynamic and strategic leader to serve as our agency’s Chief Programs Officer (CPO). The CPO’s primary role will be to ensure that CHS programming supports the agency’s mission, vision and values while meeting the needs of our clients and community. CHS’s CPO will oversee implementation of the agency’s programs, supervise its programming staff, and provide leadership that ensures our agency delivers best practice services while maintaining our positive and inclusive work culture. The CPO will also ensure CHS remains compliant with state licensing requirements and keeps abreast of legislative, regulatory and programmatic trends. In addition, the CPO will assist the agency’s Board and President with formulating and implementing programs in which CHS can address unmet human service needs in our community and align with our mission.

Candidates must have at minimum a Master’s Degree in Social Work, a current Virginia clinical social work license, and five years of experience providing case work services to children and families. Candidates must also have five years of program management and supervision experience and an in-depth understanding of trauma informed services. Candidates with experience navigating the Virginia social services system are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time, exempt position. Compensation will include a competitive salary commensurate with experience, paid time off, insurance benefits and a matching 403b plan.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sarah@chsva.org. CHS is an EEO employer.