Catholic Charities West Michigan

Case Aide, Child Welfare

Job Locations US-MI-Benton Harbor
Child Welfare
Position Type
Regular Part-Time

Position Summary

The Child Welfare Case Aide position is responsible for transporting children and biological parents to necessary appointments and visits. In addition, the Child Welfare Case Aide may be required to supervise visits as requested and perform additional needs as related to the Child Welfare Department.. This is a part-time position.


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

  • Picks up and transports children and/or families in the Child Welfare Program.
  • Coordinates and supervises visits for biological parents and children in the Child Welfare Program.
  • Ensures safety of children through the proper use of car seats and seat belts.
  • Maintains and cleans the CASA visit house daily.
  • Writes and records documentation of parenting time visits.
  • Files paperwork and conducts concurrent audit reviews of client case records.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to relate to diverse populations and cultures while communicating with clients in a courteous and effective manner both orally and in writing.
  • Ability and willingness to transport clients within a large geographic area.
  • Ability to identify the safety needs of a child and maintain that as a priority daily.
  • Ability to document client interactions and parenting skills.
  • Ability to manage and organize schedules.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours.
  • Efficient in time management and multi-tasking.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers, smartphones, GPS, and online calendars.

Recommended Employment Qualifications


A High school diploma, GED, or Bachelor’s Degree in social work, sociology, Ppychology, or a human service related area is preferred.



A minimum of one year experience working with children and families is preferred.


Wage Range:$14.00-16.22 hourly


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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