24-Hour Child Abuse and Neglect
(330) 434-KIDS (5437)

Ohio's Safe Haven For Newborns

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Summit County
Children Services

264 S. Arlington St.
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: 330.379.9094
Fax: 330.379.1901
Hearing Impaired: ORS 7-1-1

Career Opportunities

Summit County Children Services is a progressive Child Welfare Agency located in northeast Ohio that offers a wide variety of career opportunities in Child Welfare and support positions. Our professional work environment includes an on-site training facility and excellent employee benefits. We also offer:

Liberal vacation
Health plan w/ prescription drug, optical, and dental coverage
15 Days Sick Leave per year
2 paid Personal days per year
13 paid holidays (including birthday)
Tuition assistance plans
Paid career development opportunities
Mileage reimbursement
Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS)

Career Opportunties
Date Posted: Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Conducts investigation and/or provides Alternative Response (AR) model of services to eligible families reported to the Agency where children have been identified as at risk of abuse; neglect and/or dependency.  Assesses risk of family situation; makes service recommendations and/or recommends child removal to reduce/remove safety threats to children.  Collaborates with community professionals to meet the individual service needs of families, strengthen families and reduce/remove safety threats to children. 

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Provide courier/delivery services for the agency to County offices, Juvenile Court, Prosecutor's Office, Akron Metro Transit or other locations as requested.  Provide miscellaneous clerical support to other departments as assigned.

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Performs specialized clerical tasks including creating, revising and maintaining Agency forms requiring the use of multiple software sources, references, and procedures, gathers and organizes data, statistics, and information.  Process and direct telephone calls coming to the Agency's main switchboard and assists with mailroom/call board responsibilities.

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