VT Child Welfare Training Partnership Has a number of openings:
The Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership’s Kin, Foster and Adoptive Families Training Team is hiring for the following regional temp positions to provide trauma informed, competency-based curriculum training for Vermont foster, kin and adoptive caregivers. Training is provided across the state of Vermont through the Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership a collaboration between the Vermont Department for Children and Families (DCF)/Family Services Division and the University of Vermont. These temporary positions begin after July 1, 2019 and ends June 30, 2020. If you are interested in applying to any of the following positions please send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer.Jorgenson@uvm.edu . Please identify in your cover letter which position you are applying for.
Deliver training using set curriculum for foster and kin caregivers interested in adoption. Job function includes: Organize and deliver set curriculum, utilize technology within training setting (i.e. PowerPoint, videos, tablets, smart boards, projectors and other necessary equipment), lead engaging and interactive training activities with caregivers, coordinate with Assistant Regional Trainer (Temporary) and VT-CWTP staff regarding training supply needs and food coordination, assist in conducting evaluation of training, complete necessary paperwork regarding attendance, submit hours and mileage within deadlines set, attend required quarterly meetings/professional development with VT CWTP staff and other meetings as assigned, train in at least 2-3 FSD districts, attend initial orientation and training of trainers regarding new curriculum
$25-$25.50 an hour for approximately 110-160 hours annually with most trainings occurring week nights and Saturdays
Required education and experience equivalent to: Bachelor Degree in Social Work or closely related field or equivalent experience, valid driver’s license, car insurance, reliable transportation
Demonstrated ability to facilitate productive and educational group conversations, proficiency in classroom management.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using PowerPoint, projectors, smart boards, tablets for training purposes.
experience training in evidenced informed/based curricula specific to caregivers, experience with training set curriculum, experience working in child protection, youth justice, substance abuse and adoption and trauma informed practice, clinical background/experience in working with families involved in the child welfare system.
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