Group Leader On-Call
Responsible for facilitation of youth groups and adults to
ensure quality outcomes, permanency of children placed in adoptive homes.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
rapport and effective working relationship with clients to effectively and successfully assist them through the adoption
- Responsible for assigned groups' set curriculum;
identifying additional essential needs/services and communicating to
coordinator; following up, as necessary.
collaboration with other group facilitators, conduct Adoption Education and
Support Groups and group meetings during traditional business hours and on
evenings and weekends.
completion and timely submission of required documentation; including case notes, documenting
clients' progress, goals and objectives.
- Maintains materials, books, and other
resources that are up-to-date for providing age appropriate adoption education;
and consistent with development needs.
- Develops/improves group facilitating skills;
through reading, participation in seminars and other educational opportunities,
and personal contacts in the field.
- In collaboration with other group
facilitators, conduct Adoption Education and Support Groups and group meetings
during traditional business hours and on evenings and weekends.
- Develops/improves group facilitating
skills; through reading; participation in seminars and other educational
opportunities, and personal contacts in the field.
- Maintains knowledge of program
standards and policies developed by Five Acres, licensing and other governing
- Maintains confidentiality regarding
children, families and operations.
Position requirements include, but are not limited to:
- A Bachelor's Degree in Social
Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Counseling or a closely related
- Prior 2 years social services
experience, preferably with a similar client base, preferred.
- Effective organizational skills.
- Working knowledge of contemporary
training techniques for children; prior teaching experience, desired.
- Ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with other staff.
- Effective communication skills
both oral and written.
- Ability to be flexible and work in
a changing environment.
- Must have a valid California
Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and meet the Agency's safe
- Computer skills sufficient to meet
production demands of the job including Microsoft Office and routine
research database software.
- Ability to work effectively as
part of a team.
Location: West Covina, CA
Acres is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Therefore, the Agency does not discriminate, and does
not permit its employees to discriminate against other employees or applicants
because of race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices),
creed, color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or
related legally protected medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender
identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are
transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation, national origin,
ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition,
genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner
status, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, any
other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or