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Student Employment

Work Study Off Campus Job #250A

Employer / Name of Business: 
Department of Social & Health Services
Contact person: 
Keith Fichter
Email: 
keith.fichter@dshs.wa.gov
Address: 
1949 S. State Street
City: 
Tacoma
State: 
WA
Zip: 
98405
Phone: 
253-983-6273
Hourly Pay Rate: 
$11.00 per hour
Job Title: 
Case Aide #250A
Job Description: 
*
Additional Comments: 
Need 5-10 students to work 12-19 hours per week
Duties & Responsibilities: 
Case aides will provide support to DSHS social work staff by transporting clients, supervising parent-child visits, record keeping and record documentation, arranging services for clients and providing emotional support to children and families.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills Needed: 
Course work and/or knowledge of human services and child development. Ability to work with people in a variety of life situations, including involuntary clients. At least 18 years of age with a valid drivers license and auto insurance. Good oral and written communication skills.
Why do you need this position?: 
To assist social work staff with routine tasks, such as transporting, supervising visits, and record keeping to allow social works to complete skilled, professional job functions.
What educational benefits will the student gain from this position?: 
Case aides will learn the purpose and tasks of a pubic child welfare agency. They will learn about child abuse and neglect and the investigation of child abuse. They will learn about the foster care system, juvenile court, substance abuse and community services.
Term: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Work Study: 
Work Study
Hours Per Week: 
12-19
Number of Students Needed: 
5
Summer: 
not-summer
Filled: 
Filled