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SCCS 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)
Posted 2 months ago
Job TitleCR Intern
Department/DivisionChildren Services
Full Time/Part TimePart Time
Salary$15.00
Work ScheduleHours may vary

The Community Relation Intern is committed to practicing cultural competence by working respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, ages and appearances in a manner that respects and preserves the dignity of all.  The Community Relations Intern commits to adhere to SCCS’ mission, vision and values at all times.

APPLY on our county website: 

https://summitcountyoh.munisselfservice.com/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=20245700&sreq=11&form=CTY2&desc=INTERN%20-%20COMMUNITY%20RELATIONS

Job Title CR Intern Department/Division Children Services Full Time/Part Time Part Time Salary $15.00 Work Schedule Hours may vary The Community Relation Intern is committed to practicing cultural com...

Posted 5 months ago
Job TitleClerical Specialist   
Bargaining UnitCWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO
Department/DivisionChildren Services
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Salary$17.50
Work ScheduleMonday – Friday, various shifts available

Job Description                   

Reporting directly to the Administrative Assistant/Clerical Services Supervisor, the Clerical Specialist provides technical and administrative support in a one-on-one working relationship assuring that each assigned unit/department runs smoothly and in a consistent fashion.

The Clerical Specialist is committed to practicing cultural competence by working respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, ages and appearances in a manner that respects and preserves the dignity of all. The Clerical Specialist commits to adhere to SCCS’ mission, vision and values at all times.

Qualifications                       

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have demonstrated knowledge in all Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, as well as Publisher; demonstrated knowledge of audiovisual equipment as it pertains to the training environment.

Required to possess exceptional organizational skills with a demonstrated attention to detail, proofing skills and data preparation skills. Proficiency in typing thirty-five (35) wpm required with knowledge of office machines, including, but not limited to, copier, printer, voice mail phone system, and facsimile machines.                                                             

Education and/or Experience                           

High School Diploma or GED required; Associated Degree in Business or Social Services related field preferred.

Two years of office/administrative experience required; One year of experience working in a child welfare or social services agency preferred.

APPLY on our county website: 

https://summitcountyoh.munisselfservice.com/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=20245700&sreq=2&form=CTY2&desc=CLERICAL%20SPECIALIST

Job Title Clerical Specialist    Bargaining Unit CWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO Department/Division Children Services Full Time/Part Time Full Time Salary $17.50 Work Schedule Monday – Friday, ...

Job TitleSWA/SSA – Resources
Bargaining UnitCWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO
Department/DivisionChildren Services
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Salary$19.50
Work ScheduleVarious shifts available Monday-Friday including both 8 hour and 10 hour days.

Job Description                    

The Social Worker Assistant/Social Service Aide (“Case Aide”) is responsible for supporting the child welfare casework team in provision of services to caregivers, children, and families served by Summit County Children Services, including assessment of child safety and risk when interfacing with children and families served.

The Case Aide is committed to practicing cultural competence by working respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, ages, and appearances in a manner that respects and preserves the dignity of all.  The Case Aide adheres to SCCS’ mission, vision, an values at all times.

Qualifications                       

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                       

Associates Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Child and Family Development, or Human Development and Family Studies; or

Two (2) years’ experience working directly with families and/or children in a human services or childcare setting.

APPLY on our county website:  

https://summitcountyoh.munisselfservice.com/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=20245700&sreq=4&form=CTY2&desc=SWA/SSA%20RESOURCES

Job Title SWA/SSA – Resources Bargaining Unit CWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO Department/Division Children Services Full Time/Part Time Full Time Salary $19.50 Work Schedule Various shifts available Monda...

Job TitleSWA/SSA – Social Services
Bargaining UnitCWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO
Department/DivisionChildren Services
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Salary$19.50
Work ScheduleMonday- Friday, 10am to 6pm

Job Description                    

The Social Worker Assistant/Social Service Aide (“Case Aide”) is responsible for supporting the child welfare casework team in provision of services to caregivers, children, and families served by Summit County Children Services, including assessment of child safety and risk when interfacing with children and families served.

The Case Aide is committed to practicing cultural competence by working respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, ages, and appearances in a manner that respects and preserves the dignity of all.  The Case Aide adheres to SCCS’ mission, vision, and values at all times.

Qualifications                       

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                       

Associates Degree in Social Work, Counseling , Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Child and Family Development, or Human Development and Family Studies; or

Two (2) years’ experience working directly with families and/or children in a human services or childcare setting.

APPLY on our county website:  

https://summitcountyoh.munisselfservice.com/ess/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

Job Title SWA/SSA – Social Services Bargaining Unit CWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO Department/Division Children Services Full Time/Part Time Full Time Salary $19.50 Work Schedule Monday- Friday, 10am to ...

Posted 8 months ago
Job TitleChild Welfare Caseworker
Bargaining UnitCWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO
Department/DivisionChildren Services
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Salary$24.00 – Bachelor’s Degree $26.50 – Master’s Degree
Work ScheduleMonday – Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Job Description                   

The Child Welfare (CW) Caseworker is responsible to protect children in the agency’s care and custody from situations of abuse, neglect and other forms of maltreatment. CW Caseworkers focus on ensuring the social, physical, psychological, and emotional well-being of their clients. CW Caseworkers work with law enforcement, the court system, childcare providers, community services, families, and relatives to ensure the permanency, safety, and well-being of all children with whom they work.

The CW Caseworker is committed to practicing cultural competence by working respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, ages, and appearances in a manner that respects and preserves the dignity of all. The CW Caseworker commits to adhere to SCCS’ mission, vision, and values at all times.

Qualifications                     

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                       

Bachelor’s degree in social work, Counseling (non-school related), Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Child and Family Development or Human Development and Family Studies; or MSW, MSSA or Master’s in Counseling (non-school related) required.

Two (2) years casework experience in public child welfare, mental health or family services agency preferred.

APPLY on our county website:

https://summitcountyoh.munisselfservice.com/ess/EmploymentOpportunities/JobDetail.aspx?req=20245700&sreq=6&form=CSCW&desc=INTAKE%20CASEWORKER

Job Title Child Welfare Caseworker Bargaining Unit CWA, Local #4546, AFL-CIO Department/Division Children Services Full Time/Part Time Full Time Salary $24.00 – Bachelor’s Degree $26.50 – Master...

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