Northern Colorado Area

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Lakewood/Denver Area

Marketing and Communications Manager
Business Development Manager
Adoption Specialist
Foster Care Case Manager
Geriatric Care Manager
Database and Resource Development Manager

Colorado Springs Area

Family Care Case Manager
Case Aide

Albuquerque Area

No openings at this time

Marketing and Communications Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Lakewood, CO

Summary:
Oversees and manages all aspects of the marketing, communications and media relations plans for the agency and its programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares annual marketing and communication plan and budget for approval by the CEO, independently authorizes expenditures, tracks project costs to control expenses, and is accountable for budget variances.
  • Functions as key LFS staff advisor of film, videotape, Web projects and public relations.
  • Responsible for the development, content, creation and maintenance of the LFS website.
  • Develops a media/public relations plan for LFS in all communities where programs are being delivered.
  • Initiates publicity and press releases for appropriate agency events, and is initial contact for media questions.
  • Maintains and manages agency social media accounts and program specific pages, creating content that reflects consistent agency values, goals and compliance.
  • Maintains, updates and annually shares Marketing and Communication Guidelines with Leadership Council, ensuring brand consistency and compliance with agency expectations.
  • Coordinates Crisis Communications with CEO and Executive Team as needed.
  • Prepares and manages communication materials used in church and community outreach efforts.
  • Serves as authoritative contact with the copywriters, photographers, printers, mail house and other outside contractors as needed.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to develop concepts and prepare written copy for publications and solicitation devices for LFSRM.
  • Excellent creative writing, public speaking and communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of audiences, cultures, backgrounds and personalities.
  • Ability to manage agency public relations needs and process, serving as the initial contact with the media.
  • Ability to self-start, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, and work well in a team setting.
  • Must know basic Adobe products and have worked previously with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of WordPress platforms and ability to learn quickly for website maintenance.
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) experience preferred.
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Clicky, or similar analytic tools.
  • Possesses a valid Colorado driver’s license; has a reliable and consistently available vehicle; and is able to travel throughout the agency’s service area through the mountainous terrain within the state and region.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university, Masters in Marketing/Communication preferred; at least five, preferably eight years of related experience: or equivalent combination of education and experience

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: ForteHR@LFSRM.org

Please, no phone calls or walk-in visits.  Interviews by invitation, only.  EOE/AA

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Business Development Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Lakewood, CO
Field:  Medical

Summary:

We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, with business and sales background to join our team. Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains has a new initiative to serve older adults who lack decision making capacity and need a guardian, and to start this, is seeking a Business Development Manager.

The Business Development Manager will work initially with targeted hospital systems in the Denver-Metro region.  A proven track record of developing relevant relationships with community networks, as well as business strategy partners and hospital systems, is required.

The ideal candidate has experience with sales, marketing trend research and strategic analysis, along with exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to close deals. Experience developing new initiatives and advancing the programmatic goals of Lutheran Family Services are also crucial aspects of this position. This is not a desk job, and you will spend most of your time in the field meeting with referral providers.

Essential Functions:
• Establish, develop, and maintain strong, value-based business relationships with current and prospective professional partners to generate new business
• Create clear, goal-driven proposals for prospective partners
• Expert “hunter” skills that identify and generate appropriate sales leads
• Responsible for annual quota in new business revenues
• Follow up and reach out to current and potential partners to drive new sales each month
• Track and manage partners’ profiles and activities to maximize efficiency and visibility
• Work cross-functionally and deliver partner feedback on services with leadership team to ensure satisfaction
• Communicate sales trajectories and targets with leadership team on a monthly basis
• Develop extensive knowledge of the senior service industry and its trends
• Participate in local networking events as needed

Education Requirements:
• BA or BS
• Five years proven track record in business sales and/or contract negotiations.
• Sales and relationship building experience with hospital, nursing home or other medical social
work required.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  OACSjobs@lfsrm.org

Please, no phone calls or walk-in visits. Interviews by invitation, only.  EOE/AA

 

Adoption Specialist

Status: Full Time

Location: Lakewood, CO

Summary:
The Foster Care Adoption Specialist is responsible for the recruitment, training, and support of prospective
fost-adopt/adoptive parents; and for the coordination of the placement of children.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicates with prospective adoptive families the availability of children.
  • Networks with county personnel and Adoption Exchange for the purpose of adoptive placements.
  • Assists families with pre- and post-adoption resources.
  • Guides prospective families through the adoption process including search, matching, transition,
    subsidy and finalization.
  • Monitors and conducts ongoing assessment of the social, physical, psychological, medical, and
    educational needs during placement of children on their caseload.
  • Conducts and prepares written reports of Structured Analysis Family Evaluation (SAFE) home study
    assessments, annual updates, and addenda.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the children’s formal treatment plans.
  • Writes and distributes monthly reports and quarterly progress reports of children on their caseload to
    the respective parties involved.
  • Participates in Lutheran Family Services team meetings.
  • Conducts file reviews of foster parents and foster children.
  • Maintains accurate case files of the children and families on their caseload.
  • Ensures all documentation is entered into ETO and the hard files, as needed.
  • Assists with the negotiation of placement contracts with respective counties.
  • Maintains regular and current contact with the children on their caseload, their foster parents, their
    biological family members/guardians (if possible and/or appropriate), county workers, guardians ad
    litem, and therapists.
  • Supports foster parents in coordinating respite care, visits with biological family members and home
    visits for children.
  • Provides emergency on-call and crisis intervention services as needed.
  • Facilitates adoption support groups.
  • Attends and participates in court hearings, placement review meetings, and school staffing for children
    on their caseload.
  • Supports termination, transitional, and/or discharge planning for children on their caseload.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

Education Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences and one year experience in child
    placement. If the degree is in a non-related field, at least two years’ experience supervised by an
    individual with a MSW or other Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences.
  • One year full time experience in child welfare preferred.
  • Trauma assessment experience preferred.
  • MSW with licensure preferred.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: FCCtrl@LFSRM.org

Please, no phone calls or walk-in visits. Interviews by invitation, only. EOE/AA

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Foster Care Case Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Lakewood, CO
Summary:
The Foster Care Case Manager is responsible for the monitoring and protection of children, to provide case
management for an assigned caseload, coordinate services for children and their families, and provide
monitoring and support to foster homes.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors and conducts ongoing assessment of the social, physical, psychological, medical, and
    educational needs during placement of children on their caseload.
  • Writes and distributes monthly reports and quarterly progress reports of children on their caseload to
    the respective parties involved.
  • Maintains complete and accurate case files of the children and families on their caseload in the ETO
    system and in hard file format.
  • Maintains regular and current contact with the children on their caseload, their foster parents, their
    biological family members/guardians (if possible and/or appropriate), county workers, guardian adlitem,
    and therapists.
  • Conducts and prepares written reports of Structured Analysis Family Evaluation (SAFE) home study,
    assessments, annual updates, and addenda.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the children’s formal treatment plans.
  • Participates in LFS team meetings.
  • Conducts file reviews of foster parents and foster children.
  • Assists with the negotiation of placement contracts.
  • Supports foster parents in coordinating respite care, visits with biological family members, and home
    visits for children.
  • Provides emergency on-call and crisis intervention services as needed.
  • Attends and participates in court hearings, placement review meetings, administrative reviews, and
    school staffing for children on their caseload.
  • Supports termination, transitional, and/or discharge planning for children on their caseload.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

Education Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences and one year experience in child placement. If the
    bachelor’s degree is in a non-related field, at least two years’ experience supervised by an individual with a
    MSW or other Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences.
  • Experience working with refugee minors from a variety of cultures, countries, ethnicities, and religions
    preferred.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: FCCtrl@LFSRM.org

Please, no phone calls or walk-in visits. Interviews by invitation, only. EOE/AA

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Geriatric Care Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Denver     
Summary: The Older Adult and Caregiver Services’ (OACS) program provides care management and clinical services to older adults and caregivers in their homes (or places they call home), and education and outreach to community groups and churches. OACS philosophy is that everyone should have access to high-quality, professional and affordable care management support in their time of need. OACS is a fee-for-service program requiring care management skills as well as skills in networking and outreach. Applicants must be comfortable with the fee-for-service concept and in performing outreach to increase referrals.

Our Care Managers are knowledgeable in all aspects of aging:

  • Care planning for age related conditions including dementia
  • Identifying and developing appropriate short or long term care plans
  • Financial and legal concerns
  • Providing accurate/reliable guidance to clients and family caregivers
  • Assessing for in home, assisted living and nursing home care needs
  • HCBS/LTSS/Medicare and end of life care

Essential Functions:

Care Management:

  • Carries a caseload of care management clients and provide direct care management through: assessing needs of clients; conducting family consultation sessions; developing and implementing care plan; conducting in-home visits; making appropriate referrals; maintaining confidential client records; and maintaining contact with other local service providers to assure maximum assistance to clients.
  • Assesses the need for counseling for clients and/or adult children and refer or provide direct clinical intervention when appropriate.
  • Maintains current and accurate client information in case records.
  • Researches and stays abreast of community services and resources for older adults; obtains information on new processes, technology, legal issues, alternative service provision methods, etc., as they relate to older adult and caregiver concerns.

Advance Care Planning:

  • Provides one-on-one consults with older adults and/or family members to complete Advance Directives. This includes educating client on forms, meanings of “end of life” interventions, working with the client to choose appropriate agent to act on their behalf, notarizing documents and submitting documents to medical providers and other interested parties.
  • Attends workshops and trainings led by Project Lead to support clients on learning more about the process of completing Advance Directives and assisting in completing documents if client is ready.
  • Documents client information in case records.

 Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to Aging Life Care™/care management, (i.e. counseling, gerontology, mental health, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, or social work).
  • Is primarily engaged in a paid position in the direct practice, administration, or supervision of client- centered services to the elderly and their families.
  • Two years of post-degree supervised experience in a paid position in the field of Aging Life Care™/care management within the last ten years.
  • Preferred, but not required, certification from Aging Life Care™ (either an Advanced Professional Member or Professional Member). LFS requires certification within the first 6 months of employment and will pay for this certification.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: OACSjobs@lfsrm.org
Please, no phone calls or walk-in visits. Interviews by invitation, only.    EOE/AA
To learn more about LFS and this exciting opportunity, please visit www.LFSRM.org

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Database and Resource Development Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Denver

Summary:
The Database and Resource Development Manager provides direction to the Agency regarding Donor Database Management and supports the department in planning, administering and reporting of Resource Development activities, Marketing and Communications and Fundraising Events.  Assumes a strategic role in cultivating donor relationships, and provides consultation to the Vice President of Development on Development related topics.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages and maintains all functions of Lutheran Family Services’ Raiser’s Edge donor database including development of best practices for data entry process, writing and running existing mailing lists, queries, reports and exports recording cash, reoccurring, pledged income, event module and volunteer module oversight, and segmentation of information around various other Development needs.
  • Records and tracks daily public support revenues such as individual and church contributions, United Way allocations, grant awards, etc.
  • Designs and prepares tax acknowledgement letters and thank you process for all funding sources, for signature of the President/CEO, VP of Development or other Development staff.
  • Analyses and reconciliation of all gifts in Raiser’s Edge monthly with finance staff, and sets up all funds and GL codes for syncing with Financial Edge.
  • Independently creates and produces reports and analysis of donor information to aid the Development Department in forecasting fundraising needs and the Finance Department in reporting requirements.
  • Manages and maintains a moves management and donor profile system for measurement of constituent cultivation and stewardship.
  • Oversees the Gifts In-Kind process including records management, communication with donors and finance office, acknowledgement process and evaluation.
  • Provides recommendations on database to ensure optimal fundraising efforts in consultation with the Vice President of Development.
  • Manages all aspects of gift accounting, including scheduling, tracking, invoicing reoccurring donations and providing status reports and required follow up regarding outstanding pledges.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; plus three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience working with Raiser’s Edge software.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:    recruit@fortehumanresources.com

Please, no phone calls or walk-in visits.  Interviews by invitation, only.  EOE/AA

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Family Case Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Colorado Springs

Summary:  The Family Case Manager provides case management services to a caseload of foster children and to the foster parents who provide the care. Incumbent oversees and provides foster parent recruitment and licensing activities.

Essential Functions: 

  • Manages all assigned cases and maintains face-to-face contact as defined by the specific case needs.
  • Develops and coordinates in concert with the Family Case Worker therapeutic, health, educational, cross-cultural and other pertinent resources for each case. Prepares the treatment plans with all relevant parties. Schedules and leads treatment team staffing meetings.
  • Complies with all legal and court related requirements related to foster care program’s role with each case. Maintains contact with Family Case Worker in designing and supporting permanency goals. Testifies in court when requested by the County.
  • Maintains regular contact with foster parents and provides support, counseling, and education when needed.
  • Inputs data into the Efforts to Outcome (ETO) System in a timely manner.
  • Participates in intake process as needed and assists with the transition of the child into and out of the foster home.
  • Develops a therapeutic relationship with the child and the family members in the foster home.
  • Maintains written case records and prepares necessary reports on a timely basis.
  • Consults and coordinates with other service providers in a collaborative case planning approach.
  • Participates in Lutheran Family Services team meetings regarding assigned or prospective cases.
  • Provides supervision of birth parent visitation as requested or assigned.

Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  southjobs@lfsrm.org
Please, no phone calls or walk- in visits.  Interviews by invitation, only   EOE/AA

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Case Aide

Status: Full Time
Location: Colorado Springs

Summary:   Incumbent provides intensive case management services to a caseload of foster children and to the foster parents who provide the care.   Incumbent oversees and provides support to children and their foster parents.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates in intake process as needed and assists with the transition of the child into and out of the foster home.
  • Manages all assigned cases and maintains face-to-face contact as defined by the specific case needs. Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship with the child and the family members in the foster home.
  • Develops and coordinates in concert with the Family Case Worker therapeutic, health, educational, cross-cultural and other pertinent resources for each case. Prepares the treatment plans with all relevant parties.
  • Complies with all legal and court related requirements related to foster care program’s role with each case. Maintains contact with Family Case Worker in designing and supporting permanency goals. When requested by the County, provides court testimony.
  • Maintains frequent contact with foster parents and the children in order to provide support and education when needed.
  • Maintains written case records and prepares necessary reports on a timely basis.
  • Consults and coordinates with other service providers in a collaborative case planning approach.
  • Participates in LFS team meetings regarding assigned or prospective cases.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Social Work or a similar field is preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: southjobs@lfsrm.org

Please, no phone calls or walk- in visits
Interviews by invitation, only   EOE/AA

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