Catholic Charities West Michigan

Family Reunification Program Worker

Job Locations US-MI-White Cloud
Family Preservation
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

The Family Reunification Worker is responsible for providing intensive family preservation case management services with families working as a part of a team coordinating case management services with the program team leader and the referring worker and other service providers. Services take place in the family.


Flexible work schedule after an initial training period that includes working in the office and out of the office.


Annual Wage Range: $31,000.00-$38,000.00


Are you passionate about discovering new ways to help empower people and make a difference in their lives?

If you’ve got what it takes to support us in our mission to provide help and create hope through innovative, collaborative, and diverse programs within the community, then we’ve got the right opportunity for you.


About Catholic Charities West Michigan

Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) is a community-based agency providing programs in Western Michigan and offering a variety of services in family preservation, behavioral health, child welfare, and community outreach.

  • CCWM is committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all staff are treated with dignity, respect, and fairness.
  • CCWM encourages persons of diverse backgrounds and faiths to apply for employment.

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides case management and supportive services to families.
  • Assesses family’s strengths, needs, and current level of functioning.
  • Identifies and refers helpful community resources to families.
  • Maintains consistent and regular contact with referring worker.
  • Transports as needed.
  • Completes necessary documentation and follow ups.
  • Participates in sessions, reviews and meetings.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to have a non-judgmental positive attitude toward families in crisis.
  • Ability to empower families to solve their own problems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work in partnership with other team members and/or service providers.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and meet contractual deadlines.
  • Ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with individuals and families in which they are helped to gain skills and confidence to address issues and problems.
  • Knowledge of the Family Reunification Program philosophy and intervention strategies.
  • Knowledge and skills in the area of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.

Recommended Employment Qualifications


Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related field is required.



A minimum of one year of experience in Child Welfare or in-home service work with families. Previous experience working with multi-problem children and families preferred.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

none required.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Our Mission

In the spirit of our Catholic tradition, we lead our diverse communities with hope and compassion by offering innovative, collaborative programs. Through our team of highly trained employees, dedicated volunteers and generous community, we deliver the highest quality social services.


Our Vision

Following in the footsteps of Christ, we are the leaders in empowering people to achieve their God given potential by providing help and creating hope.


Our Values

  • Compassion
  • Collaboration
  • Compliance
  • Service to All People
  • Sanctity of All Life


CCWM is an equal opportunity employer, subject to all federal and state laws as applicable to a religious Agency.




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