POSITION TITLE: Foster Mother
REPORTS TO: Director
MINISTRY: Nazareth Home is a licensed foster home located in East Chicago, Indiana. It is a ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, an international congregation of apostolic women religious within the Roman Catholic Church. Nazareth Home provides individualized care twenty-four hours a day for medically compromised children who are referred by the Indiana Department of Child Services in Lake County. The mission of Nazareth Home is to care for poor and powerless infants and children, those unable to speak for themselves, by providing them with a loving, caring and stable beginning.
JOB SUMMARY: The Foster Mother is responsible for providing care to the foster children at Nazareth Home based on the guidelines provided by the Indiana Department of Child Services.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: • Ability to provide quality care to infants and children up to age 6. • In-depth assessment skills in the area of early childhood development. • Must love children and have the compassion necessary to deal with medically compromised culturally diverse children.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience working with infants and children • Requires a Foster Parent License from the State of Indiana* • Three to five years management experience. • Demonstrated leadership abilities. • Must have a valid driver’s license. • Must live in the home. A private living area is available.
For more information check out our website at www.nazarethhome.com or contact:
Toni Mola, Administrator
Ancilla Systems Incorporated
1419 South Lake Park Avenue
Hobart, IN 46342
Office: 219-947-8570 or Fax: 219-947-8624
*Foster Parent classes are available through DCS to acquire a license
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For more information, please contact:
P.O. Box # 3067
East Chicago, IN 46312-8067