Part Time Community Service Learning Caseworker

Do you have a desire to strengthen children, families, schools and our communities?

The Part Time Community Service Learning Caseworker works integrally with the youth, family and team to implement structured programming for the youth to complete assigned community service hours.  The Caseworker provides services to youth identified as needing restorative and supportive services. 

Part Time Community Service Learning Caseworkers work in Dallas and Polk counties, and this part time position involves working some of the following shifts: from 4:00pm - 8:00pm Monday - Thursday, from 3:00pm - 6:00pm on Friday, and from 7:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.  Dallas county programs only on Saturday of each week.

Part Time Community Service Learning Caseworkers:

  • Provide support and assistance in the areas of behavior management, crisis intervention/prevention and provision of additional services to youth and their families.
  • Maintain knowledge of community resources pertinent to youth's successful completion of community service hours.
  • Maintain regular contact with referral source, family and all other relevant parties

Position Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree in human service related field.
  • Minimum of one year experience working with children and youth.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and/or in writing and knowledge of and the ability to implement current theoretical approaches to counseling.

Successful candidates must have clear background checks through the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Abuse Registries (includes child, dependent adult, sex abuse registry checks).  Must have valid driver's license and excellent driving record.

Contact

Human Resources

2116 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-868-0192

F: 515-246-3599

careers@orchardplace.org