Careers

A career at Harmony begins with a desire to embrace our mission and vision and join a team committed to making a difference in the lives of children, families, and our community.  Harmony team members share the values of integrity, responsibility, and kindness.  We value these characteristics as much as we value your experience.

Our team reviews all resumes and selects those candidates whose skills and experience most closely match the position’s requirements.  If selected, candidates can expect three to five interviews along with extensive background and reference checks. This process fosters an environment that allows everyone involved to get to know each other and make the best decision for all.

Harmony team members enjoy a benefits package which may include

  • Insurance: medical, prescription drug, dental, and life
  • Paid time off – including holidays and 2 PTO days earned per month
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Technology stipend

Harmony conducts its affairs without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, family status, or political affiliation.


Permanency Coordinators

  • Seeking Permanency Coordinators Statewide
  • Complete Adoption paperwork ranging from preplacement through the Adoption Court Packet to finalization
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required in social services, education or humanities and MUST have 5+ years in foster care and/or adoption

FOCUS Regional Case Coordinator (Northeast Region)

 Essential Functions:

 Provides FOCUS services (as outlined by FOCUS protocols) to an assigned case load of children within a specific geographic region

  • Responsible for building an effective team to find permanency for the FOCUS children including the client, professionals involved with the client, and informal supports available to the client

 

    • Attends meetings relating to child such as CFTMs, court hearings, recruitment meetings, other team meetings, resource family meetings, etc.
    • Regular face to face meeting and interacting with each child assigned
    • Ensures necessary documents or other materials are with the RCC at meetings or visits with the child
  • Completes Individual Action Plan form for each Intensive Recruitment team meeting

 

    • Communicates effectively with co-workers, all client team members, and other community contacts
  • Documents all interactions and activities in FOCUS On-Line in a timely manner as outlined by policy and procedures

 

  • Upholds ethical practices in time management, personal interactions, and conduct
  • Leads all case efforts to serve FOCUS children in a timely manner including, but not limited to, archeological digs, Genogram development, coordinated recruitment, preparing child/family for permanency, etc.
  • Implements and maintains all reporting and quality control measures in FOCUS On-Line and other monthly reports
  • Reports FOCUS program activities to FOCUS Project Manager in a timely manner
  • Maintains project time lines for essential activities and milestones per policy

Job Specifications: 

  • Master’s degree in social services, education, or humanities, including, but not limited to, the following: MSSW, M.Ed., M.Div., M.A., etc.  Exceptions to master’s level candidate required approval from Program Director
  • A minimum of five years of experience in the field of adoption and/or foster care
  • Strong leadership skills which develop productive team dynamics, including schedule coordination, problem solving, leadership, conflict resolution/mediation, and maintaining goal-directed activities
  • Strong organizational skills, self-directedness, and high ethical work standards
  • Must possess administrative skills including the ability and willingness to use computer programs (including the FOCUS database, Word and Excel) to document clinical and other activities in a timely manner
  • Confidence, desire, and ability to work cooperatively with various entities across the state
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with utilization of the internet
  • Strong organizational skills, self-directedness, and high ethical work standards
    • Experience in training facilitation and family counseling required
    • Creative thinking, problem solving, self-starter, and comfortable taking initiative
  • Ability to speak comfortably and confidently before small and large groups
  • Ability to work comfortably with individual clients as well as the family group
  • Ability to speak comfortably with individuals over the telephone

 

  • Capacity to create positive alliances with child’s resource family and all members of the Child and Family Team
  • A significant amount of travel is required including, but not limited to, travel to client or resource family homes, attendance at CFTMs or other meetings and travel to Harmony main office for supervision, team meetings, and/or staff meetings
  • This position requires 40 hours of work per week, with normal working hours being Monday through Friday; however flexible availability to work evening and weekend hours is required

Download the Harmony Family Center employment application