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Job Title:

Foster Care Liaison

Job Post ID:



Caritas Family Solutions

Posted Until:



Depends on experience


Mount Vernon


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

The Foster Care Liaison ensures regional staff are compliant with mandates for visitation, monitoring, and agency vehicles are maintained.

EEO Classification: Service Worker
Status: Non-Exempt

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.
• Schedules all case assistants and ensures visits are covered on a weekly basis.
• Reads and approves all case aide notes.
• Schedules all vehicles for case aides and case managers.
• Schedules and takes all vehicles for maintenance.
• Acts as liaison between case managers, case aides, and service providers to ensure that all transportation needs are met (i.e. parenting, therapy, sib visits).
• Fills in for any visits that cannot be completed by the case aide staff for whatever reason.
• Rearranges the scheduled vehicle usage, (visits) to maximize the vehicles usage.
• Approves and monitors time cards and overtime to ensure we have minimal overtime.
• Completes mileage sheets, vouchers with receipts, and other appropriate forms within timeline.


Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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: Masters Degree in Social Work or related field, DCFS Child Welfare License and two years experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write reports that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and statistics.


Benefits For Full-Time Staff Include:
• Medical Insurance, Life Insurance and Cafeteria Plan
• Retirement plan
• Generous benefit time schedule including sick time, vacation time, personal days and holidays
• Tuition reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Company Information

Caritas Family Solutions is a SCSEP subcontractor with Senior Service America who receives grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Caritas Family Solutions provides:
• A rich history of serving the people of Southern Illinois since 1947
• Opportunities for personal and professional growth
• A diversity of programs, services and locations for individuals seeking employment
• Accredited agency through the Council on Accreditation
• More than 300 committed and mission-driven employees

Application Instructions: