Join Our Team

BUMFS currently employs over 300 caring individuals and is a growing organization.
96% of staff are satisfied with their job
98% feel like they are part of a team
94% feel they are provided with the necessary orientation and initial training to do their job
94% report that they receive positive feedback from their supervisor
98% feel that Burlington meets the needs of our clients

Please take some time to check out the following career opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to jobs@bumfs.org

Treatment Associate - All Locations and Shifts

Summary

Be an appropriate role model for youth in care. Create and maintain an atmosphere which is beneficial to the physical, social, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of youth. Be responsible for guiding and directing youth through the program. Prepare youth for successful living within societal norms toward reunification with their family, a foster family or independent living.

Education

Possess at least a high school diploma or GED (college training preferred).

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.

  • Be open to continue learning through attendance in course study and in-service training and workshops.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationship skills both with youth and adults. Be able to make sound decisions consistent with agency policies and best practice principles for residential treatment.
  • Effectively implement the treatment program including Medicaid services such as behavior support, crisis support, case management, and daily living skills and support.
  • Have the ability to meet the spiritual needs of the resident in accordance with agency policy.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid food handler’s card.
  • Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina necessary to implement physical interventions with assaultive or self-injurious residents.
  • Attend all required trainings.
  • Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Foster Care Treatment Coordinator - Grafton, Beckley, Wheeling
Summary

The Foster Care Coordinator is responsible for managing a specialized caseload in the area of Foster Care services and the placement of children in risk under the direction of the Supervisor Foster Care. The Foster Care Coordinator conducts foster family assessments and provides support services to children in care and foster families.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in social work from the State of West Virginia.

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.

  • Must maintain license requirements according to the State of West Virginia.
  • Ability to provide staff clinical supervision as needed.
  • Must be qualified to provide individual and group therapy for residents and their families.
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills necessary, networking skills for interagency planning is essential.
  • Must possess managerial, supervisory and leadership skills.
  • A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission, with the ability to hold them accountable for the accomplishments of the objectives.
  • Ability to respond to and manage crisis situations.
  • Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.
  • Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.
  • An individual who exhibits a strong commitment to the mission of Burlington United Methodist Family Services.
  • Have the ability to meet the spiritual needs of the resident in accordance with agency policy.
  • Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Youth Services Supervisor - Raleigh/Fayette Counties
Summary

This position oversees the Youth Service workers statewide. In the absence of a Youth Service worker – the Supervisor will assume the responsibility to provide outcome based services to 2-13 youth that are in the Youth Services Program. To develop, facilitate, and support a comprehensive treatment plan which is designed to meet the needs of children with severe emotional and behavioral problems in the least restrictive environment, using treatment philosophy which is strength based, family focused, culturally sensitive and community based.

Education

Must be at least 21 years old and possession of a Master’s Degree in Social Work or related human service field (education, psychology, sociology. and three years of social work experience), A minimum of three years post-graduate social work experience is preferred

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.

  • Must maintain license requirements according to the State of West Virginia.
  • Experience working with children who have mental health needs and with child welfare system involvement.
  • One year experience in child welfare and or community mental health agency preferred.
  • Be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with people of varied backgrounds.
  • A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission, with the ability to hold them accountable for the accomplishments of the objectives.
  • Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.
  • Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Safe At Home Wraparound Facilitator - Fairmont, Huntington, Clarksburg, Raleigh/Fayette Counties
Summary

It is the responsible of the Wraparound Facilitator to provide services and to oversee all aspects of the client’s needs who are assigned to them.

Education

Must be at least 21 years old and have a Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field.

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.

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must maintain an appropriate amount of continuing education per policy.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to a drug test and an intensive background investigation.
Home Finder - Grafton, Mingo County, Summers County, Mercer County
Summary

Provide all services required to complete foster/adoptive home studies and home maintenance.

Education

Must be at least 21 years old and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in the in their respective field. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.) Master’s degree preferred. Provisional Social Work License may be acceptable.

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.

  • Possess knowledge of theories and practices in social work and state and federal laws.
  • Possess the ability to assess needs in the areas of social, educational, and economic circumstances to determine service needs.
  • Have knowledge and skills to utilize community and state resources.
  • Be able to communicate and work effectively with agency personnel and community and state agencies in a productive and professional manner.
  • Have the ability to complete thorough written reports and data entry.
  • Have the ability to adhere to all guidelines and time requirements as stated in policy related to home finding.
  • Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Residential Therapist - Beckley
Summary

The Residential Therapist will work with and serve the therapeutic needs of the residents. This position must be an active member of and provide clinical support to the clinical treatment team within each unit. They will be responsible for providing consultation and clinical support to residents in care. Paperwork responsibilities include writing behavior support and individualized treatment plans in a timely and professional manner. Commitment to the agency’s holistic approach for meeting the needs of youth and their families including physical, social, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs is essential.

Education

Master’s Degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field from an accredited College or University AND hold a license in the in their respective field. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.) A minimum of two years post-graduate experience in treating/supervising children with emotional/behavioral problems is preferred.

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.

  • A team builder who inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission.
  • Ability to respond to and manage crisis situations. Must also be available on a rotating schedule to accept “on call” responsibilities.
  • Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing, to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.
  • Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care. Must be able to perform the functions of this job both independently and as part of a clinical treatment team.
  • Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Right From The Start Designated Care Coordinator - Wheeling, Grafton/Morgantown

Summary

This position assumes the responsibility for coordinating the care of Medicaid-eligible pregnant women and infants across the nine lives of providers, various professional specialties, and community resources.

Education

Must be at least 21 years old and possess a Bachelor’s Degree in social work from an accredited College or University AND have a WV Social Work License. (OR be in process of obtaining a license from the State of West Virginia.) OR; a registered nurse licensed to practice by the state of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses.

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.

  • Must maintain license requirements according to the State of West Virginia.
  • Should have exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; and interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, and adjust to frequently changing demands.
  • Have the ability to make decisions consistent with agency policies and general philosophies of child care.
  • Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Cook / TA - Burlington

Summary

Be an appropriate role model for youth in care. Create and maintain an atmosphere which is beneficial to the physical, social, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of youth. Be responsible for guiding and directing youth through the program. Prepare youth for successful living within societal norms toward reunification with their family, a foster family or independent living.

The Residential Cook is responsible for providing nutritional, balanced meals for the residential program. The cook accomplishes this work through implementation of the USDA guidelines and regulations. In cooperation with residents and staff, the cook will maintain an atmosphere of support and dietary excellence to benefit the special needs of youth served.

Education

Possess a high school diploma or GED. College training preferred.

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.

  • Be open to continue learning through attendance in course study and in-service training and workshops.
  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationship skills both with youth and adults. Be able to make sound decisions consistent with agency policies and best practice principles for residential treatment.
  • Effectively implement the treatment program including Medicaid services such as behavior support, crisis support, case management, and daily living skills and support.
  • Have the ability to meet the spiritual needs of the resident in accordance with agency policy.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid food handler’s card.
  • Be in good health, have physical and emotional stamina necessary to implement physical interventions with assaultive or self-injurious residents.
  • Attend all required trainings.
  • Competent in the preparation of various kinds of foods, including baked goods, meats, fowl, fish, vegetables and salads.
  • Must be imaginative and creative in the culinary art.
  • Maintain a high degree of personal hygiene and kitchen cleanliness.
  • Be an acceptable role model for youth in values and lifestyles in keeping with those ascribed by Burlington.
  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.
Martinsburg CBS – Parents as Teachers - Full Time

Full Time

Parent Educator/Home Visitor

Employees interested in promotion/transfer, please complete an intra-
agency application for promotion/transfer and return to Melody Cook by
July 3 rd , 2021. 

Other interested applicants may send resume to: Burlington United
Methodist Family Services, Inc., 2115 Kelly Island Rd, Martinsburg,
WV 25405.
EOE

Summary

The parent educator will work directly with parents of children in the home; providing parents with information regarding child development and effective parenting techniques.  The parent educator will look at the family as a unit, use a strength –based approach, and provide support to the family using screening tools, referrals, and information from reputable sources.

EDUCATION

Parent Educator/Home Visitor will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Two years of supervised experience with young children or parents is preferred but not necessary.  

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.

  1. Exceptional organizational skills; proficient computer skills; interpersonal relationship skills; the ability to communicate orally and in writing with the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment; manage several projects simultaneously; and to adjust to frequently changing demands. 
  2. Possess communication skills in order to verbalize the needs of troubled youth and the agency’s philosophy to the public and be able to communicate and work effectively in a professional manner with other social work personnel. 
  3. Be able to communicate and work effectively with agency personnel and community and state agencies in a productive and professional manner.
  4. Ability to respond to and manage crisis situations.
  5. Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and submit to an intensive background investigation.  
  6. Must be willing to adapt and learn court proceeding processes.
  7. Must be self-motivated and task oriented.  
  8. Must be comfortable speaking in front of small groups.  
  9. Must be willing to travel on occasions. 
  10. Must attend ALL required PAT Training.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities for Parent Educator/Home Visitor of Burlington United Methodist Family Services shall encompass the following:  

  1. Recruit families with children for the program in their certification range (i.e. Prenatal -3 and 3-Kindergarten) giving priority to prenatal clients.
  2. Schedule visits monthly or twice monthly according to risk factors of the family.  The goal is 100% of families receiving 100% of visits (12 visits/yr per non-risk families or 24 visits/yr per high risk families).
  3. Prepare age appropriate and needs priority activities and information for each visit.  Parent educator will discuss and set goals with family that helps decided emphasis at each visit.
  4. Use screening tools as required by PAT National and federal funding, including but not limited to ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, HITS, HOME Inventory, LSP, Edinburgh Depression Screening, vision screening, and hearing screening tools.  Make appropriate referrals as necessary to supporting organizations and agencies.
  5. Document all contact with families via ETO online.  Documentation must be completed within 48 hours of the visit or contact.  Also, maintain files with all paperwork turning in copies to PAT Office Assistant for federally required forms.  PAT Office Assistant will input data into ETO system and must do so by the 10th of each month.
  6. Record all contacts with other agencies/organizations and turn in monthly.
  7. Administer the WV Survey as required with all families in program.
  8. As assigned, plan and facilitate group connections.
  9. Caseload should not exceed 60 visits per month for full time or 30 visits per month per part-time parent educator.  Number of families on caseload is dependent on experience of the educator, how many high risk families, and distance traveled to family home.  Caseload minimum will be a joint decision made between the educator and supervisor.
  10. Parent educators will participate in 2 hours of reflective supervision for full-time or 1 hour of reflective supervision for half-time per month.  Parent educator will also participate in same amount of separate staff meetings per month.  Parent educators are to work as a team with their supervisor in meeting their families’ needs.
  11. Parent educators will coordinate group connections.  Programs are required to have 10-12 group connections per year.
  12. Parent educators will be registered with STARS and participate in continuing education yearly as required by PAT National and federal funding.
  13. Must individually pass annual performance review (APR) with no less than 60%.
  14. Home visits and paperwork will be monitored for quality and fidelity for accreditation requirements and CQI requirements.
  15. Can support the mission and vision of Burlington United Methodist Family Services as evidenced by compliance with all organizational policies and procedures. 
  16. Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others as evidenced by:  professional maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multi-cultural work place.  
  17. Funding is based on grants and can be terminated or extended without notice.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Some travel will be required.

The employee will be required to lift, stand, sit, and/or walk for extended periods of time. Repetitive use of hands, wrists, and elbows will be required.  The employee will be required to possess the strength and ability to demonstrate techniques taught in various required training. 

This position will work in an office environment, although sometimes this position must work in extreme weather conditions and potentially hazardous situations due to working in a residential environment. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as inclusive of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  The job description does not constitute a contract nor does it alter the at-will status of the employee/employer relationship.