Pathways, MI is looking for talented professionals with a commitment to our mission of "providing life transforming services to children, families and our communities."
We promote and support cultural diversity in our staff and give equal opportunity to all candidates.
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
FOSTER HOME LICENSOR (SOCIAL WORK)
Full-time in Holland office to license foster homes for children involved in the child abuse and neglect system. Respond to inquiries, conduct initial assessments, provide ongoing monitoring and evaluation of homes, and conduct special investigations. Ability to think creatively in the best interests of children while participating in the placement process is critical. Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field required. Experience working with children and families required, previous foster care/child welfare experience strongly preferred. Send resumes by 1/29/2015 to Pathways, MI, 412 Century Lane, Holland, MI 49423, Attn: Child Welfare Director. EOE
FOSTER CARE CASE AIDES
Part-time, variable hours, mostly late afternoon/early evening and some weekends) needed to provide support to Foster Care Caseworkers in Ottawa and Muskegon Counties, Includes transport of children and parents, supervising family visits and some documentation. High school diploma or GED, valid Michigan Driver's license and clean driving record required. Send resumes to: Pathways, MI, 412 Century Lane, Holland, MI 49423, Attn: Foster Care Supervisor. EOE
*PEER RECOVERY COACHES
Part-time positions providing community based peer support in Ottawa and Allegan Counties to assist individuals in achieving sustained recovery form a substance use disorder. Primary role of the Peer Recovery Coach is to serve as a role model through face-to-face meetings, to provide ongoing support in a community setting, case management and consultation. Peer specialist will use their own history with and knowledge of Substance Use and Co-Occurring mental health recovery to assist clients in engagement with treatment.
Position works as a part of a multidisciplinary team to support clients in reaching their treatment goals and requires previous life experience with substance use and co-occurring disorders, ability to address the recovery needs of individuals and share personal recovery journey- even if the recovery path is different from that of the peer specialist. Completion of high school education or equivalent and valid Michigan Driver's License and either current certification as a Peer Recovery Coach or ability to pursue the certification is required. Send cover letter, resume and references to: Pathways, MI, 412 Century Lane, Holland, MI 49423, Attn: Assistant Director. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE
Equal Employment Opportunity: Race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or other factors not pertinent to performance, or other conditions of employment, except in cases where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification and are not considered in employment and promotion decisions.
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Michigan Law, an employee will not be discriminated against in employment because of a disability that can be reasonably accommodated to enable that employee to perform the job.