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Are you a creative thinker who looks for innovative new ways to do things? Are you seeking a work environment that is challenging and supportive? Do you want to truly make a difference with your career? Then you might be a great fit for Pressley Ridge.

Recruiting and Certification Specialist

Department: Foster Care Connections
Location: Clarksburg, WV

Pressley Ridge Region I&III Treatment Foster Care in Clarksburg, WV has a current opening for a Recruiting and Certification Specialist. Come be a part of an innovative treatment team that is committed to doing whatever it takes to create success for children and their families! The Recruiting and Certification Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the recruitment and certification of Treatment Foster Care (TFC) Parents, including responsibility to train/teach TFC Parents. The Recruiting and Certification Specialist works independently or within a team with minimal supervision and understands community relations as well as the Re-Education Philosophies and Community Based service components.The Recruiting and Certification Specialist travels extensively.  

Essential Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services (Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Sociology or Behavioral Science); Master’s Degree in human services preferred.
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or license eligible.
  • Valid driver’s license and current insurance.
  • Experience: One – Two years of experience with the Foster Care system preferred.
  • Clearances-State Police/FBI clearance per state regulation; Child Abuse Registry clearance.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Recruitment and Retention of TFC Parents
  • Community Relations
  • Documentation and Compliance
  • Professional Development
  • Safety and Supervision of Youth and Families

Working Conditions 

Physical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing and a moderate to high level of physical activity including; sitting, standing, walking lifting and carrying as required. Must be able to meet the demands and complete Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI).

Environmental Factors. Indoors/Outdoors: school, home, community.

Working Hours. Nontraditional with extensive travel, based on program need.


Pressley Ridge follows a policy of nondiscrimination in all employment policies, practices and other aspects of employment. No distinctions are made in rates of pay or employment opportunities, including recruiting, hiring, training, benefits, promotions, transfers or treatment on the job on the basis of color, religious belief, sex, age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or disability.

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