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Caseworker 1

October 6, 2017

Job Details

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $16.50 – $0.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Nonprofit – Social Services



  • Expected caseload is approximately 15-17 cases – PLEASE NOTE THAT ACTUAL CASELOAD WILL VARY ACCORDING TO AGENCY NEED;
  • Provide a full range of emergency/temporary foster care service to foster parents and children (which includes training, crisis intervention services, placement and monitoring, and transporting);
  • Work on-call hours as directed;
  • Interface with all providers for the purpose of planning meetings;
  • Prepare monthly progress reports and other reports that are required by Allegheny County Children and Youth Services, DPW and this agency;
  • Adhere to all other program and agency policies and procedures governing the objective of the agency and program


  • Bachelors Degree in a Social Work or a related field required plus at least three years of experience working directly with children in a child related field
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills; and must have the ability to work with persons from various ethnic backgrounds, with particular emphasis in working with families of African American heritage.


  • Registered and insured vehicle
  • Certificate of Insurance for vehicle
  • Valid Pennsylvania Drivers License
  • City/County travel
  • Current Act 33 and State Police Clearances
  • Carry Cell phone
  • On call
  • Available to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

A Second Chance is an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious; national origin or ancestry; sex; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation disability; marital status; familial status; age (40 or over); or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual or independent contractor or because of the disability of an individual with whom the person is known to have an association; or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.