OhioKAN Regional Coach

Location Athens, OH 45701
Date Posted July 27, 2020
Job ID 6650
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( is leading a search for a Regional Family Program Manager for our client, an amazing organization that focuses on supporting caregivers and adoptive parents throughout Ohio!

This is a wonderful direct-hire opportunity to be part of an impactful and professional growing nonprofit that believes in the philosophy that family cares for family. Their mission is to develop partnerships that transform beliefs, values, and actions to achieve permanency for all children in the shortest time possible..

We are hiring local candidates in these regions/counties ONLY:
Region 2: Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, Seneca, Huron, Lorain
Region 3: Medina, Cuyahoga, Summit
Region 5: Wyandot, Crawford, Richland, Ashland, Wayne, Holmes, Knox, Morrow, Marion, Union, Delaware
Region 9: Butler, Hamilton, Warren, Clinton, Clermont
Region 10: Fayette, Highland, Brown, Adams, Scioto, Pike, Ross, Hocking, Vinton, Jackson, Lawrence, Gallia, Meigs, Athens


The Regional Family Program Manager will work closely with the Regional Director to ensure the service delivery and capacity building objectives of the program are successfully met within their region. This position requires an individual who is collaborative and can effectively work amongst several teams.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Meeting weekly with Kinship and Adoption Navigators and their Supervisors to consult on cases and support implementation of the practice model.
  • Responding to inquiries from prospective program participants and provides referrals and direct services as needed.
  • Coaching and supporting Kinship and Adoption Navigators and their Supervisors to evaluate and discern how each case with its individualized plan meets benchmarks set forth by the evaluation team.
  • Exercising a high level of confidentiality regarding donors, partnerships, and the children served.
  • Evaluating Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) plans for assigned navigator sites.
  • Partnering with Family Program Managers form other regions to identify and meet continued learn needs for Kinship and Adoption Navigators and their Supervisors.
  • Consistently review family engagement tools, genogram and search tools.
  • Conducting case reviews for each specialist.
  • Working closely with various agencies and court representatives with clear communication.
  • Assisting case managers and court officials with accomplishing the policies outlined in the Fostering Connections to Success Act regarding relative/kin notification and placement.
  • Attending meetings and court hearings with specialists as requested.
  • Evaluating each case and assist in ensuring that benchmarks are accomplished.
  • Maintaining accurate file keeping for additional internal and external review.
  • Traveling between various communities and conduct in-home visits.

What You Need to Be Successful

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, drug and alcohol education or criminology.
  • Supervisory experience and maturity to work independently.
  • Flexibility with work hours to meet the needs of children and families.
  • Demonstrated experience working with interdisciplinary teams utilizing advanced strategies to overcome barriers.
  • Direct experience in the child welfare sector with knowledge of foster care and adoption.
  • Ability to think outside of the box to creatively approach obstacles.
  • Experience with conflict resolution, negotiation and team facilitation.
  • Strong desire to contribute and make a positive impact on children in the foster care system.
  • Adaptability, a high level of organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills- must be personable.
  • Ability to display understanding and empathy.
  • Cultural awareness and ability to identify unique needs specific to various diverse populations.
  • Tactful and professional demeanor is sensitive situations.

A rewarding career and generous salary depending on experience plus a full and robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability, retirement with a 3% employer match, and a generous amount of paid time off plus an additional 8 floating holidays.

How to Apply
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter here:

About Our Search Firm
Scion Staffing is a top temporary staffing agency and executive search firm, connecting leading companies and organizations with impeccable talent. Through our innovative team-building and staffing solutions, we bridge the gap in temporary staffing, as well as contract-to-hire employment, contingent search, and executive searches. The Business Times has recognized us as a top staffing from 2010-2019, and our clients return to us for a variety of opportunities.

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