Child & Family Services of the Upper Peninsula
Serving Children and Families in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Since 1919
Employment opportunities with CFSUP are posted as they become available.
706 Chippewa Square, Suite 200
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: (906) 228-4050
Fax: (906) 228-2153
Employment Opportunities
To apply for a position, please submit cover letter, resume,
and
employment application to:

Child and Family Services of the Upper Peninsula, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
706 Chippewa Square, Suite 200
Marquette, MI 49855
All rights reserved.
CONTRACTS AND PROGRAM MANAGER

QUALIFICATIONS:        Masters Degree in Social Work preferred or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services; Position requires excellent field
                                     experience in working with multi-problem families and knowledge of child development and parenting related issues.
SUPERVISOR:              Executive Director
CLASSIFICATION:        Full-time; exempt
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
                                     *Support, model, and advocate for the philosophy, values, and beliefs of the programs which are being implemented;
                                     *Participate and support program Quality Assurance activities, ensure staff complete all quality assurance surveys,
                                        reports, and computations for all programs;  Interview, hire, supervise, and evaluate all staff employed with in all assigned
                                        programs; Provide feedback, guidance; ensure professional and personal development for all program staff;
                                     *Ensure contract compliance for all assigned programs, contracts, and budgets;
                                     *Attend and collaborate with administrative meetings, community collaborative coalitions, multiple county community teams,
                                       and other collaborative efforts;  
                                     *Directly support and advocate expanding services;
                                     *Seek various funding opportunities for program sustainability and expansion;
                                     *Provide clinical back up for all program staff;
                                     *Participate in trainings and conferences that directly relate to the program models;
                                     *Report to the Executive Director;
                                     *Maintain confidentiality and adhere to Child and Family Services of the U.P., Inc.’s policies and procedures.

Please submit an employment application (link below) and resume to
kritzenhein@cfsup.org or mail to the address below. Please email with any questions.  
Please no phone calls.

Family Support Worker - Alger County

CLASSIFICATION:  Part-time, 25 hours a week
QUALIFICATIONS:        Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Family Ecology.
SUPERVISOR:    Program Manager
DESIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES:        
        Have knowledge of the Family Therapy Perspective and other treatment philosophies, and an understanding of similar strength-based, in-home
     services training, knowledge, and skills in substance abuse issues, in home-based programs and human services in general.
        Worker must be able to respond empathetically to clients, to engage them as partners in the intervention, have good listening skills, a good         
     sense of humor, a high level of energy, and a great deal of motivation to be able to engage families and to participate actively in the casework
     process.
        Worker must have considerable self-awareness, must be perceptive, adaptable and courageous, and prepared to take personal risks to share in
     the casework process actively with the families.
        Worker must maintain a positive outlook with objectivity.
        Worker must be resourceful and creative, able to convey to families that people can grow and learn that change can occur in their lives.
        Workers must have strong communication skills, including the ability to be assertive yet caring.
        Social skills are a necessity, as is willingness to try different things and to move outside of one’s personal comfort zone.
        Workers must convey themselves with sensitivity and credibility as helping professionals who believe in the family’s capacity for growth and
     change and be able to instill that hope and belief in their clients.
        Have a positive, considerate attitude toward high-risk families.
        Have a sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

        Worker is required to complete case documentation for each case served in accordance with the Family Support Program contract stipulations.  
        Worker is expected to make contact with the referred family with in two business days of receiving a written referral to arrange a convenient time to
     meet face to face.  The first face-to-face contact must be made with in 7 calendar days.  
        Workers must focus on specific behavioral descriptions rather than diagnostic labels in order to define problems in workable terms,
        identify strengths,
        formulate goals and strategies for change,
        address risk issues.
        Worker maintains frequent contact with referring worker.  This will be done as needed but no less than monthly.  Provide the referring worker with
     a written monthly report.
        The Worker will spend no less than 2 hours per week with each family.  Incidental contacts with family members at court hearings, case
     coordination meetings such as Wraparound, etc. shall not be counted as meeting the minimum face to face time.  
        Worker must maintain a flexible schedule, evenings and occasional weekends are required.
        Workers must keep in weekly contact with Family Support Program Manager.
        Maintain a caseload of no more than 12 families, serving 50 families per agreement period.

Please submit an employment application (link below) and resume to
kritzenhein@cfsup.org or mail to the address below. Please email with any questions.  
Please no phone calls.

Family Support Worker - Mackinac County

CLASSIFICATION:  Part-time, 30 hours a week
QUALIFICATIONS:        Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field with a major in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Family Ecology.
SUPERVISOR:    Program Manager
DESIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES:        
        Have knowledge of the Family Therapy Perspective and other treatment philosophies, and an understanding of similar strength-based, in-home
     services training, knowledge, and skills in substance abuse issues, in home-based programs and human services in general.
        Worker must be able to respond empathetically to clients, to engage them as partners in the intervention, have good listening skills, a good         
     sense of humor, a high level of energy, and a great deal of motivation to be able to engage families and to participate actively in the casework
     process.
        Worker must have considerable self-awareness, must be perceptive, adaptable and courageous, and prepared to take personal risks to share in
     the casework process actively with the families.
        Worker must maintain a positive outlook with objectivity.
        Worker must be resourceful and creative, able to convey to families that people can grow and learn that change can occur in their lives.
        Workers must have strong communication skills, including the ability to be assertive yet caring.
        Social skills are a necessity, as is willingness to try different things and to move outside of one’s personal comfort zone.
        Workers must convey themselves with sensitivity and credibility as helping professionals who believe in the family’s capacity for growth and
     change and be able to instill that hope and belief in their clients.
        Have a positive, considerate attitude toward high-risk families.
        Have a sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

        Worker is required to complete case documentation for each case served in accordance with the Family Support Program contract stipulations.  
        Worker is expected to make contact with the referred family with in two business days of receiving a written referral to arrange a convenient time to
      meet face to face.  The first face-to-face contact must be made with in 7 calendar days.  
        Workers must focus on specific behavioral descriptions rather than diagnostic labels in order to define problems in workable terms,
        identify strengths,
        formulate goals and strategies for change,
        address risk issues.
        Worker maintains frequent contact with referring worker.  This will be done as needed but no less than monthly.  Provide the referring worker with
      a written monthly report.
        The Worker will spend no less than 2 hours per week with each family.  Incidental contacts with family members at court hearings, case
      coordination meetings such as Wraparound, etc. shall not be counted as meeting the minimum face to face time.  
        Worker must maintain a flexible schedule, evenings and occasional weekends are required.
        Workers must keep in weekly contact with Family Support Program Manager.
        Maintain a caseload of no more than 12 families, serving 50 families per agreement period.

Please submit an employment application (link below) and resume to
hdake@cfsup.org or mail to the address below. Please email with any questions.  Please no
phone calls.


Supportive Visitation Worker - Marquette County

Supervise visits between parents and their children, provide feedback to the parents and provide parenting techniques as needed.  Transport families to/from visits.

CLASSIFICATION:  Part-time, 30-40 hrs/week
SUPERVISOR:   Contracts and Program Manager/Child Welfare Supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:    Some post- secondary education credits
Experience/Requirements:         
*Must possess high quality computer skills
*Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Paperwork must be completed thoroughly and timely.
*Must be solution focused.
*Have the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
*Must be able to drive in all kinds of weather; maintain a non-restricted driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.  
*Must be non-judgmental and objective
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Provide transportation for children and adults to court ordered visitation;
*Supervise visitation between children and their families involved in Family Court due to abuse and neglect
charges;
*Document observations of visitation and provide written reports to staff, reports are to be factual and without
judgment utilizing behaviorally specific terminology;
*Coordinate and arrange visitation schedules according to the needs expressed by the Department of Health and
Human Services’ referring worker;
*Testify in court as requested;
*Adhere to NASW “Code of Ethics”;
*Maintain confidentiality as required by Michigan Law and the agency policies;
*Follow all Agency policies and procedures; and
*Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Please submit an employment application (link below), resume and availability schedule to smiller@cfsup.org or mail to the address below.
Please email with any questions.  Please no phone calls.