Job Board

TEMPORARY CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER

SPARC is hiring a licensed TEMPORARY CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES SOCIAL WORKER to work full-time with Buncombe County DSS. Positions may be in Investigations, In-Home or Foster Care. These positions will maintain their own caseload and support families in achieving case plans.

*Applicants must have completed the State mandated Pre-Service Training to be considered for this position.*

Position: 40 hours a week
Salary: $20 an hour

As a full time SPARC employee, these positions have the following benefits:
• County issued laptop and iphone
• Mileage reimbursement at the federal rate
• 10 days of All Purpose Leave each year
• 6 Paid Holidays

The SPARC Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission of keeping residents of Western North Carolina healthy, safe and out of institutional care. Information about our programs can be found throughout this site. As part of SPARC's goal to support Social Workers in their important work with families and individuals, we contract with the Department of Social Services  to hire Social Workers in Buncombe County.    

Families in our community deserve the best treatment, education, support and care that we can offer. If this resonates with you, we want to hear from you. At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. We encourage minority candidates to apply. 

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and contact information to pwright@thesparcfoundation.org

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CO-FACILITATOR

We are adding a new team member to our Domestic Violence Program. SPARC provides the state approved 26-week program for domestic violence offenders. We are seeking a PART-TIME Co-FACILITATOR and assessor to assist with intakes and classes as we work to enhance our current program. Responsibilities will include co-facilitating classes, communicating and collaborating with stakeholders, completing intakes and assessment and data entry.

Pay range is $16-18/hr; 8 hours per week.

Ideal candidate will have:
Experience facilitating groups
Experience conducting intakes/assessments
Experience working with substance abuse, mental health and/or offender populations
Experience in participating in treatment team meetings
Experience communicating and coordinating with stakeholders
Empathetic and able to hold participants accountable
Passionate about improving community safety through reducing domestic violence
Enjoy working in a team setting

Must be willing to engage in on-going training.

* SPANISH SPEAKING candidates will be given preference.

Qualifications:
Bachelors or Master’s degree in Human Services or related field.

At SPARC, we value the many perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, races, gender, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities and sexual orientations. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and contact information to tbell@thesparcfoundation.org