Who are we?
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace, and beyond.
Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.
The Y is seeking qualified and dedicated individual for the position of Foster Care Family Home Study Writer. The Home Study Writer’s responsibilities will focus on completing home assessments and writing home studies for prospective foster and adoptive families following compliance standards set by DCYF/DLR and the YMCA of Greater Seattle. The number of assignments will vary based on the need and incoming home study referrals for prospective foster & adoptive families.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates primarily in the homes of prospective foster care and adoptive families. Also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a part-time, on call position with varying work hours.
Travel is primarily local (King County, South Snohomish County, North Pierce County) during the business day.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.