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Program and Outreach Specialist I

  • 503304
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 10 2021 at 23:55 MST

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Other applications will not be considered. 

Program and Outreach Specialist I

JOB #:

Dependent Children’s Services

$38,983.00 annualized ($18.74/hour) 

December 6, 2021

All positions are open until filled.

This position facilitates one or two Foster Care Review Boards (FCRB) mandated by state statute and generates and submits   recommendation reports to the Juvenile Court and other interested parties.   In addition, this position is responsible for statewide community outreach and volunteer recruitment efforts for the Arizona FCRB Program to provide.

This position combines administrative and facilitation duties that enhance advocacy for foster children.  This position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to support the program’s mission.  These tasks include generating invitations to attend reviews, preparing case material for the citizens who are on the board, updating the data base with case information, checking in parties who are attending reviews, taking statements from interested parties, facilitating a board and crafting recommendations that are submitted  to the Juvenile Court and other parties,     This position is also responsible for volunteer recruitment statewide and assists in developing and coordinating the distribution of information pamphlets and brochures statewide, and other duties as assigned. This position will present to various groups and will be expected to travel across the state for various events. This position works closely with the FCRB Program Manager and the FCRB State Board Outreach Committee.

The successful candidate will have training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, as well as considerable knowledge of English, grammar, and punctuation skills.  This individual must also have a demonstrable track record of reliability and excellent performance in an administrative setting.  This role requires someone with the ability to present information in front of community organizations, strong computer and people skills, and the ability to handle a high volume of time-sensitive work.  This individual must also have effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with the public, court staff, and agency professionals. 

The preferred candidate will have knowledge of Arizona laws, policies and procedures pertaining to foster care and the operation of the Foster Care Review Boards, the Arizona Department of Child Safety and Juvenile Courts.

Travel level: Moderate, at times.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill.  Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview.  Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.  The Selection Process may include computer testing (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, non-exempt position. 

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer 



All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.