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BUMFS currently employs over 300 caring individuals and is a growing organization. Please take some time to check out the following career opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to jobs@bumfs.org

SUMMARY 


Be an appropriate role model for youth in care. Create and maintain an atmosphere which is beneficial to the physical, social, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of youth. Be responsible for guiding and directing youth through the program. Prepare youth for successful living within societal norms toward reunification with their family, a foster family or independent living. 


EDUCATION 


Possess at least a high school diploma or GED (college training preferred). 


QUALIFICATIONS 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


1. Be open to continue learning through attendance in course study and in-service training and workshops. 

2. Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationship skills both with youth and adults. Be able to make sound decisions

    consistent with agency policies and best practice principles for residential treatment. 

3. Effectively implement the treatment program including Medicaid services such as behavior support, crisis support,                   case management, and daily living skills and support. 

4. Have the ability to meet the spiritual needs of the resident in accordance with agency policy. 

5. Obtain and maintain a valid food handler's card. 

6. Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina necessary to implement physical interventions with assaultive or  

    self-injurious residents. 

7. Attend all required trainings. 

8. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington. 

9. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.

SUMMARY


Provide all services required to complete foster/adoptive home studies and home maintenance.


EDUCATION


A. Must be at least 21 years old and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in the in their respective field. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.) Master’s degree preferred. Provisional Social Work License may be acceptable.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Possess knowledge of theories and practices in social work and state and federal laws.

B. Possess the ability to assess needs in the areas of social, educational, and economic circumstances to determine service

     needs.

C. Have knowledge and skills to utilize community and state resources.

D. Be able to communicate and work effectively with agency personnel and community and state agencies in a productive and professional manner.

E. Have the ability to complete thorough written reports and data entry.

F. Have the ability to adhere to all guidelines and time requirements as stated in policy related to home finding.

G. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

H. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


To assure that the grounds, buildings, equipment, and vehicles are maintained in an attractive fully functional and safe condition meeting all health, fire, and other regulatory requirements. To assure that campus environments are maintained in a state conducive to the delivery of high quality residential child care and other services, and as a safe comfortable place of work and/or activity for staff, visitors, and volunteers.


EDUCATION


Possess at least a high school diploma or GED (college or trade school training preferred).


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Must be capable in such work as carpentry, plumbing and electrical work, grounds maintenance, and general building repair and maintenance.

B. Must be capable in the servicing, upkeep, and minor mechanical repair of agency equipment including vehicles.

C. Must have a high degree of tolerance for children’s noise, boisterousness and occasional breakage.

D. Must be capable of working independently on appropriate assigned jobs.

E. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

F. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


This position provides a service in which visitation between family members (parent to child or child to child) is observed to evaluate appropriateness and level of interaction among participants.


EDUCATION


A. Must be at least 21 years old and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Board of Regents with an emphasis in Human Services, Education, Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited College or University.

B. A minimum of three years post-graduate social work experience preferred.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with people of varied backgrounds.

B. Should have exceptional organizational skills, proficient computer skills, and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

C. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.

D. Exhibits a strong commitment to the mission of Burlington United Methodist Family Services.

E. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles consistent with those ascribed by Burlington.

F. Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina.

G. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.

H. Comply with West Virginia Law (WV Code 49-6A-2) regarding Mandated Reporting

I. Operate under the supervision of a licensed social worker with three years post graduate experience with families, one of which must be in staff supervision.


SUMMARY


This position assumes the responsibility for coordinating the care of Medicaid-eligible pregnant women and infants across the nine lives of providers, various professional specialties, and community resources.


EDUCATION


Must be at least 21 years old and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in social work from an accredited College or University AND have a WV Social Work License. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.) OR; a registered nurse licensed to practice by the state of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

A. Must maintain license requirements according to the State of West Virginia.

B. Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

C. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.

D. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

E. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.




SUMMARY


The Foster Care Coordinator is responsible for managing a specialized caseload in the area of Foster Care services and the placement of children in risk under the direction of the Supervisor Foster Care. The Foster Care Coordinator conducts foster family assessments and provides support services to children in care and foster families.


EDUCATION


Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in social work from the State of West Virginia.


 QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Must maintain license requirements according to the State of West Virginia.

B. Ability to provide staff clinical supervision as needed.

C. Must be qualified to provide individual and group therapy for residents and their families.

D. Excellent writing and speaking skills necessary, networking skills for interagency planning is essential.

E. Must possess managerial, supervisory and leadership skills.

F. A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission, with the ability to hold them accountable for the accomplishments of the objectives.

G. Ability to respond to and manage crisis situations.

H. Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

I. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.

J. An individual who exhibits a strong commitment to the mission of Burlington United Methodist Family Services.

K. Have the ability to meet the spiritual needs of the resident in accordance with agency policy.

A. Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina.

B. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


To provide outcome based services to youth ages 10-18 that are in the Youth Services Program. To develop, facilitate, and support a comprehensive treatment plan which is designed to meet the needs of children with severe emotional and behavioral problems in the least restrictive environment, using treatment philosophy which is strength based, family focused, culturally sensitive and community based.


EDUCATION


A. Must be at least 21 years old and possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related human service field

    (education, psychology, sociology. and three years of social work experience). WV Social Work License required.

B. A minimum of three years post-graduate social work experience preferred.



QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  


A. Must maintain license requirements according to the State of West Virginia.

B. Experience working with children who have mental health needs and with child welfare system involvement.

C. One year experience in child welfare and or community mental health agency preferred.

D. Be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with people of varied backgrounds.

E. A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission, with the ability to hold them

    accountable for the accomplishments of the objectives.

F. Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the                 ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage                   several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

G. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.

H. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


Provide all services required to complete foster/adoptive home studies and home maintenance.


EDUCATION


A. Must be at least 21 years old and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in the in their respective field. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.) Master’s degree preferred. Provisional Social Work License may be acceptable.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Possess knowledge of theories and practices in social work and state and federal laws.

B. Possess the ability to assess needs in the areas of social, educational, and economic circumstances to determine service needs.

C. Have knowledge and skills to utilize community and state resources.

D. Be able to communicate and work effectively with agency personnel and community and state agencies in a productive and professional manner.

E. Have the ability to complete thorough written reports and data entry.

F. Have the ability to adhere to all guidelines and time requirements as stated in policy related to home finding.

G. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

H. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


The Para-professional will complete tasks in the areas of; customer service and office management, correspondence, training, and recruitment and recognition events to support home finders.


EDUCATION


Possess at least a high school diploma or GED. Two years college business/secretarial experience preferred.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Have special training in secretarial skills.

B. Have knowledge of office machines and their uses, including office computers and related software.

C. Have ability to organize data, schedules, and filing systems and generate reports.

D. Have ability to report and record information and facts accurately and maintain the confidentiality of this information.

E. Be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with other staff, clients, and general public.

F. Be willing to continue learning through attendance in course study and in-service training and workshops.

G. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.



SUMMARY


The House Manager is responsible for the living unit from beginning to end of the designated shift for implementing both the group living program and the individual services for each youth utilizing a team approach. The House Manager accomplishes this work through the Treatment Associates as well as in coordination with the treatment team. Adequate coverage and supervision of the designated shift is the responsibility of the House Manager.


EDUCATION


Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field or a high school diploma with at least five years related experience is Social Service field, youth work, counseling, residential programming and supervisory experience.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Be comfortable and effective in implementing the program including Medicaid services such as Daily Living Skills and Behavioral Support.

B. Must possess managerial, supervisory and leadership skills.

C. A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission, with the ability to hold them accountable for the accomplishments of the objectives.

D. Ability to respond to and manage crisis situations.

E. Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

F. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.

G. Have the ability to meet the spiritual needs of the resident in accordance with agency policy.

H. Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina necessary to implement physical interventions with assaultive or self-injurious residents.

I. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

J. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


This position is responsible for the design and delivery of a variety of training courses and/or other interventions for Burlington United Methodist Family Services, Inc. (BUMFS) employees and foster parents; Agency wide. This position involves creating pro-active and responsive solutions to agency needs and seizing opportunities for continuous improvement in individual, team, unit and agency performance.


EDUCATION


Bachelor’s degree in social work, business or in a human services field preferred and three years of experience in child welfare or a related educational field. WV Social Work license or eligibility preferred.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Have knowledge and demonstrate ability of social work and adult learning methodology techniques necessary for problem solving.

B. Be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with people of varied backgrounds.

C. Possess supervisory and training skills necessary to provide and direct educational programs for staff and foster parents.

D. Possess communication skills necessary to verbalize and train persons in areas required for licensing as well as state and federal grants. A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of the agency’s mission, with the ability to hold them accountable for the accomplishments of the objectives.

E. Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

F. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.

G. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by BUMFS.

H. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


The Residential Therapist will work with and serve the therapeutic needs of the residents. This position must be an active member of and provide clinical support to the clinical treatment team within each unit. They will be responsible for providing consultation and clinical support to residents in care. Paperwork responsibilities include writing behavior support and individualized treatment plans in a timely and professional manner. Commitment to the agency’s holistic approach for meeting the needs of youth and their families including physical, social, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs is essential.


EDUCATION


A. Master’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in the in their respective field. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.)

B. A minimum of two years post-graduate experience in treating/supervising children with emotional/behavioral problems is preferred.


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission.

B. Ability to respond to and manage crisis situations. Must also be available on a rotating schedule to accept “on call” responsibilities.

C. Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing, to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

D. Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care. Must be able to perform the functions of this job both independently and as part of a clinical treatment team.

E. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

F. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.


SUMMARY


Work cooperatively with all staff in expediting the general flow of work pertaining to the office and program, including but not limited to reception, general office/clerical duties and administrative projects.


EDUCATION


Possess at least a high school diploma or GED (college training preferred).


QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A. Three years progressive experience in secretarial skills and office management preferred.

B. Be knowledgeable in grammar and letter-writing skills.

C. Be knowledgeable of office machines, including computer technology and their uses.

D. Be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with other staff and the general public.

E. Should have good organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.

F. Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.

G. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation