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Foster Parents Needed!

Company: MapleStar Nevada
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

***$500 Sign On Bonus Upon Receiving First Placement***

Have You Thought About Being A Foster Parent?

We are looking for people in the Reno, Sparks, Fernley and Carson City areas to join us in providing healing, stability, recovery and permanency for a child. Come join us in an informational session where you can get the details to join our team and get any answers to questions you might have. We look forward to seeing you there!

Information Sessions & Training

The first step on your journey to becoming a foster parent is to meet with our qualified and dedicated staff. Maple Star offers in person, web and phone information sessions and trainings. We will walk you through the process and answer your questions on your journey to becoming a foster parent.

Introductory session:

  • Learn about children and teenagers who need guidance and care
  • Review basic foster parent roles, responsibilities and expectations Trainings:

    • Prepare yourself for fostering a child or teenager
    • Network with other parents who will be able to help you throughout your first foster care journey
    • Trainings are held in a group setting and hours vary Our Mission

      At Maple Star we help build brighter futures for children and families who have experienced trauma, and help to strengthen and equip families with useful tools to be successful.

      Who We Are

      Maple Star is a specialized community service agency that provides safe, stable, and healing homes for children who have experienced trauma. We continually need foster parents that will care for and equip these children to live healthy and productive lives. The primary distinction between Maple Star and other agencies can be found in our foundational emphasis on physical and emotional healing through the context of relationship. Here at Maple Star we have 25 years of combine experience in foster care. Paramount to the healing process is a true understanding of the impact of trauma on the brain. With this understanding, foster parents can create healing environments that focus on the mind-body connection.

      Make a Difference in a Childs Life

      If you have the desire to make a difference in a childs life, there are many ways you can help them in reaching their full potential. From providing respite, therapeutic foster care, fostering to adopt, providing support as they safely reunify or guiding them as they safely transition to adulthood, you can be that helping hand that secures a childs future.

      Maple Star of Nevada values the importance of ensuring that our children placed in foster care can live in homes that nurture recovery and permanency. Foster parenting and adoption involves providing a stable home and family for a child and giving that child a chance to heal, grow and develop. Foster and adoptive parents help children through a difficult time; its a job for people who can provide safety and structure along with love and guidance.

      Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) services provide a stable home environment for children with families who care for and believe every youth can achieve their full potential. We equip foster families with tools, such as parental skill building and behavioral coping skills ensuring a youths physical and emotional well-being. We are here to support you and your family on your journey as foster parents:

      • In-home support for youth and family
      • 24/7 on-call support
      • Youth enrichment support
      • Grief & Attachment Support
      • Respite
      • Ongoing training, support and development Interested in starting your next adventure? Follow the link to learn more: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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        Job Industries
        • Healthcare

Keywords: MapleStar Nevada, Reno , Foster Parents Needed!, Other , Reno, Nevada

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