Child & Family Services of the Upper Peninsula
Serving Children and Families in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Since 1919
                                      CHILD WELFARE SUPERVISOR

Classification:    Exempt. Salaried Position

Supervisor:        Executive Director


A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in human behavioral science is
required.  Master’s Degree Preferred.  
1.    Four years working in a child welfare agency, a child caring institution, or an
      agency performing child welfare functions, if the person carries a bachelor’s degree in
      human behavior science.  Three years’ experience in the above named agency type is
 required if they maintain a master’s degree.
2.    Experience as a supervisor preferred.
3.    Must possess computer skills and have the ability to write reports, and give
verbal reports.
4.    Must have demonstrated skills to resolve problems, and handle complaints or
5.    Have the ability to work in a team environment and lead meetings.
6.    Have worked within and grasp web-based data systems.  


1.    Oversee Foster Care, Adoptions and Foster Home Licensing, ensuring State policies and
  procedures are being followed.
2.    Consult with case managers regarding adoptions and foster care cases.
3.    Work within, problem solve, and train others in the DHHS MISACWIS.
4.    Review Foster Care service plans, child evaluations and family assessments.
5.    Review licensing reports, case records, legal files.
6.    Crisis Management & problem solving.
7.    Meet with DHS Supervisors regarding case issues.
8.    Attend TDM meetings as required.
9.    Supervise, train  and complete written evaluations of assigned staff to assure quality
   of their services.
10.  Conduct intake and assign clients to staff.
11.  Promote child welfare and family services through community education and     
12.  Be a liaison with other community agencies.

Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Completed Applications and/or resumes can be emailed to
or mailed to:

Child and Family Services of the U.P., Inc.

Child Welfare Supervisor

706 Chippewa Square, Suite
Marquette, MI  49855

                         Before & After School Program Coordinator

Must have educational background in Early Child Development, Child Psychology, Elementary
Education, other child related fields. Prefer someone with 60 or more college credits
with 18 in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Development, has experience working with
elementary school-aged children; be in good health and have the ability to participate in
physical activities with children.

Show dependability in work schedule and punctuality.
Manage the behavior of children in a positive and effective manner, and oversee that the
Program Aides are caring for the children appropriately and following all program policies
and procedures.
Plan and implement daily activities.
Plan a snack menu and ensure supplies are on site. Post for parents.
Comply with all State Licensing Regulations for Child Care, including, but not limited to acting
as Program Director for all assigned schools, and being available during program hours as
required by licensing regulations.
Oversee appropriate use and organization and storage of program equipment and supplies.
Provide Sign In/Out Sheets, Behavior Reports, Incident Reports, etc. for appropriate
Accurately record child participation on the attendance sheets.
Ensure collected money is documented properly.
Maintain a positive flow of communication among children, parents, program staff, school
staff and agency personnel, and be available to do so as needed.
Communicate with Program Supervisor, scheduled or informally, on a regular basis to discuss
Attend staff meetings and training sessions as requested.
Oversee and enforce all Program “Policies & Regulations”.
Exercise good judgement in supporting school and agency collaboration for the BASP.
Follow and enforce school behavior management rules when applicable, including the use
of school property.
Follow State mandates regarding reporting child abuse/neglect.
Turn in all necessary paperwork including: attendance sheets, forms, any money collected and
new enrollment forms.
Behave in a professional manner that reflects positively on Child and Family Services of
the U.P., Inc.
Complete other duties as assigned.

Need to be available during program hours (6:30am - 6:00pm)
Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:
School-age child care: 1 year

Required education:

Required license or certification:
CPR/First Aid

Completed Applications and/or resumes can be emailed to
or mailed to:

Child and Family Services of the U.P., Inc.
Before and After School Program
706 Chippewa Square, Suite
Marquette, MI  49855
706 Chippewa Square, Suite 200
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: (906) 228-4050
Fax: (906) 228-2153
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