Kinship Coordinator

Kids 'n Kinship
Job Description
KIDS ‘N KINSHIP
KINSHIP COORDINATOR
JOB DESCRIPTION
PRIMARY FUNCTION:
 
To provide case coordination to volunteer mentors, working to recruit, screen, match and provide supervison to qualified adult volunteers matched with youth on the Kids 'n Kinship waiting list. To provide case coordination for families and their child(ren), working to assess  and match eligible children with qualified adult volunteers.  Support Kids 'n Kinship staff with other program offerings as needed.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
 
Assist with recruiting, interviewing, and screening potential volunteers.
 
Schedule and conduct home assessment visits for the children on the waiting list.
 
Facilitate the matching process between volunteer and child –goal of two matches/month
Supervise volunteer/child matches and provide on-going monthly support.
 
Plan and conduct information sessions, pre-match trainings, and chat group trainings for volunteers.
 
Work to plan and carry out program activities; attend each of the four seasonal outings,  as well as the annual gala, bike sale and bike ride fundraisers.
 
Coordinate the annual Bowlathon and assist with gala fundraiser; serve on and assist with event planning committees for these events
 
Facilitate small group hobby or educational sessions for mentors and mentees.
 
Assist with database management and outcomes gathering
 
Provide families with resources and supports
 
REQUIREMENTS:
BA or BSW in Social Work, Psychology or related field
Minimum of 2 years work experience with volunteers, youth, and public speaking
Must be able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Computer skills required; experience with evaluations and data management preferred
A reliable vehicle is necessary to carry out job responsibilities
 
Candidate must be able to work out of their own home and be familiar with Dakota County  area and resources.  Hours are 8-4 pm with required availability of two evenings a week, which hours can be flexed, as well as occasional weekend events. 
 
 
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