Thank you for your interest in working with the Kinnect team. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Project Director, Affirm Me Program, Chosen Affirming Family Model:
Kinnect is seeking a Program Director with experience in human services (e.g., child welfare, juvenile justice, health, or education) — with an emphasis on working towards legal and emotional permanency for LGBTQI+ youth in foster care. The initiative involves three primary strategies: (1) safe identification of youth in foster care who identify as LGBTQI+; (2) creation of a PRIDE Network of foster caregivers and a PRIDE Youth Board to advocate and educate professionals, caregivers and administrators on the unique needs of LGBTQI+ youth; and (3) implementation of the Chosen Affirming Family model to provide family acceptance work with biological family members, including conducting Family Finding on behalf of youth, and moving youth to emotional and legal permanency with a lifelong family.
The Program Director will oversee the implementation and evaluation of the Chosen Affirming Family model. They will work closely with the co-leads at Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services to develop plans for sustainability, to ensure outcome measures are achieved, the continued strengthening of the team and the infrastructure of the initiative, and the creation of an Advisory Group.
Download the full job description here: Project Director – Affirm Me 18 08 15
Interested candidates may email a resume and cover letter to Shannon Deinhart: firstname.lastname@example.org
30 Days to Family® Ohio Regional Coordinator – Northern Ohio
30 Days to Family® is a short term intervention aimed to place children with relatives/kin upon entry into the foster care system. The 30 Days to Family® Regional Coordinator will oversee regional implementation of the 30 Days to Family® Ohio program. Oversight includes primary responsibilities of assessing, engaging and overcoming system barriers that hinder program implementation.
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30 Days to Family® Ohio Coach – Northwest Ohio
The 30 Days to Family Coach is responsible for providing coaching and support for one (1) 30 Days to Family Specialist in each of five (5) Ohio Counties. The support comes in the form of ensuring fidelity to the model, communication among the 5 counties to develop mutual support, and case consultation. The role also includes weekly supervision of the Family Specialists and ongoing collaboration with Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition leadership and Family Specialists in St. Louis, MO.
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The Administrative Assistant is a full-time position to assist in support of the 30 Days to Family Ohio implementation, and other office duties as assigned. The Administrative Assistant will work under the direction of the Project Director to help with scheduling meetings, taking minutes, data entry, cost/expense tracking, preparation of written and electronic correspondence, and other administrative functions in support of grant activities. An Associate’s Degree is preferred and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience is required. The Administrative Assistant will work in Cleveland, OH.
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