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Cookson Hills Christian Ministries

Social Worker

Cookson Hills Christian Ministries
Kansas, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 03/16/2009
Categories: Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Every child is born with the right to dream. Dreams, fueled by hope, lead to achievement, success and infinite possibility. But for more than 2.9 million children in the U. S., Dreams have become fleeting wishes as they have watched their biological families disintegrate. The sins of neglect, abandonmnet, abuse and estrangement have denied both children and family their right to dream together.

Set on more than 1,000 acres at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in rural Northeastern Oklahoma, Cooksoh Hills provides a rustic and relaxing retreat for children requiring out-of-home care. For more than 50 years, Cookson Hills has provided help to hurting families, hope to fuel the dreams of a restored life in Christ, and healing through a variety of terapeutic services. By preparing children and thier families of origin for inter-reliant relationships with each other and with Christ, families find restoration, rediscover hope and share a chance to to dream together again.

We are seeking a Christian Social Worker who seeks to work in a licensensed residential child care facility. BSW required and 3-5 years of experience in residential child care preferred.

This is a fulltime posiiton offering on campus housing, health, life, dental and vision insurance, matching funds retirement program, clothing and food allownace plus salary.