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Work Study Off Campus Job #220A

Employer / Name of Business: 
DSHS/DCFS
Contact person: 
Dawn DeShazer
Email: 
dawn.deshazer@dshs.wa.gov
Address: 
805 S. Mission
City: 
Wenatchee
State: 
WA
Zip: 
98807
Phone: 
509-363-3368
Hourly Pay Rate: 
$9.04 per hour
Job Title: 
Social Work Assistant #220A
Job Description: 
*
Additional Comments: 
SWS Class: Administrative Intern 1, Range 21E, updated 9/2010
Duties & Responsibilities: 
Assist social work staff by providing an array of supportive services including filing, copying, organizing case files, running to Juvenile Court with legal documents, and overall assisting the social worker in helpful and useful tasks. SECONDARY DUTIES: Transport and supervise visitation for children who are placed in out of home care due to abuse or neglect. Accurately document your observations of the parent-child interaction for inclusion into the official case file.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills Needed: 
Student must have good organizational skills and computer knowledge. Must have the ability to work with a variety of people and follow directions given. A valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance are preferred. NOTE: A criminal background check is required.
Why do you need this position?: 
Learn how a large state agency investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect and what happens after a child is placed in our of home care. Learn how Child Protective Services, Child Welfare Services, and Family Reconciliation Services try to help families and when and how they decide to involve the Juvenile Court. Learn about community resources available to families. Learn first hand about drug abuse, mental illness, developmental disabilities, and other factors that impact families.
What educational benefits will the student gain from this position?: 
Learn how a large state agency investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect and what happens after a child is placed in our of home care. Learn how Child Protective Services, Child Welfare Services, and Family Reconciliation Services try to help families and when and how they decide to involve the Juvenile Court. Learn about community resources available to families. Learn first hand about drug abuse, mental illness, developmental disabilities, and other factors that impact families.
Term: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Work Study: 
Work Study
Hours Per Week: 
19
Number of Students Needed: 
2
Summer: 
not-summer
Filled: 
Filled