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)

Intake Caseworker
Date Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

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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Protective Caseworker
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Delivers social services to families and children involved with Summit County Children Services. Provides case management to families; develops case plans to maintain the family unit and/or reunify the family. Completes investigations and assessments to evaluate safety and risk of children being served.

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Social Worker Assistant
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The social worker assistant (SWA) is responsible for providing assistance to caseworkers, caregivers, children and families served by Summit County Children Services.  The SWA will provide assistance with case management, transportation, supervision of children and obtaining resources.

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