Apply for Regional Coordinator Position

Apply for Regional Coordinator Position

Please link to this form when posting an open position online.
  • This job entails working closely with many different people. A colleague, Debbi, has been difficult to work with lately and seems to be challenging everything you try to do. Please check the most appropriate response (you can choose more than one).
  • You overhear someone saying something negative about a child’s family and that he is better off without them. Please check the most appropriate response (you can choose more than one).
  • You are a supervisor and are having your regular scheduled meeting with a specialist. The specialist discloses a problem during supervision time (maybe they’re struggling to engage a family or keep up to date with paperwork, or disclose something that might be unethical or illegal). Please check the most appropriate response (you can choose more than one).
  • Mrs. Smith arrives for a meeting regarding their family. It is clear that they have been drinking. They are very upset and begin screaming that you/the agency haven’t done anything to help the family. It is clear they are not in the mood to engage in any discussion with you. Please check the most appropriate response (you can choose more than one).
  • A child has recently entered care and the 30 Days to Family® Specialist has been working diligently to find potential resources. After a two weeks, and many outreach attempts, a family member has been identified as a resource willing to take the child. A placement meeting must occur before the child is moved, but there is currently a two-week scheduling wait at the office, which will interfere with the 30 day requirement, and the child’s placement. Additionally, the resource has informed you that they are supposed to be going out of town in two weeks for several days, however have stated they are willing to postpone their plans if the child were to be placed with them. Please check the most appropriate response (you can choose more than one).
  • Describe a time in that you went against the status quo and took an unpopular perspective. How did you convey your position or perspective to others? How did you handle naysayers? Is there anything you would have done differently? Please elaborate.
  • Describe a time when you struggled to build a professional relationship with someone. Who was this person and why was it challenging? What steps did you take to build a relationship and what was the outcome? What did you learn about this experience? What would you have done differently?
  • “…just because someone is ‘locked in’, does not mean they should be ‘locked out’ of a child’s life…” This quote refers to fathers/parents who are incarcerated. Please reflect on this statement. What feelings come up for you? Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?