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Visitation Monitor

Company: Olive Crest
Location: bellevue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Since 1973, Olive Crest has transformed the lives of over 100,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children and their families. We work tirelessly to meet the individual needs of kids in crisis by providing safe homes, counseling, and education for both youth and parents. Our many innovative programs reflect our conviction that strengthening the family is one of the most powerful ways to help heal children. With unwavering compassion, the Olive Crest family maintains a lifelong commitment to the youth and families we serve even after they have graduated from our programs.

Established, proven, and respected, Olive Crest serves nearly 4.000 children and families each day throughout California, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest.

Our Mission: Olive Crest is dedicated to Preventing child abuse, to Treating and Educating at-risk children and to Preserving the family. . . "One Life at a Time."

SUMMARY OF WORK PERFORMED: Olive Crest is seeking a full-time Visitation Monitor to provide support services to foster families, transport clients to visits and monitor visitations.Duties also include: support Foster Parents by offering transportation of children, maintaining the safety of the child at all times, and documenting observations during the visit in a timely manner. Report to and communicate with assigned case mangers verbally and in writing and participate in program trainings and meetings.


Monitor and supervise visitation between legal family members referred by the department and children placed in out of home care, including relative, parent and/or child-only sibling visitation. Support Foster Parents by offering transportation of children when needed and offering support during transitions related to visitation. Remain with the children at all times during the visit, as specified in the visitation referral, and assure their safety. Maintain and assess the safety of the child during the visit, based on contract and agency guidelines. Document objective unbiased observations during the visit and prepare and submit clinical notes within 72 hours of the visit. Visit notes are written during Monitored visits and submitted after the visit. 15 minutes for every hour of a supervised visit is allowed to complete your notes. Report to the assigned Case Manager, and other parties assigned to the case, through verbal and written communication. Provide additional support services to children, as deemed appropriate and assigned by your supervisor. Participate in training and Visitation Monitor and program meetings. Follow car seat safety, and safe and secure transportation per Washington State law at all times. Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


Educational and experience requirements: a) Bachelors degree in a Human Services or related field from an accredited school; OR

b) AA degree in a Human Services or related field, or two years of completed coursework toward bachelors degree; and six (6) months documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families. OR

c) A High school diploma or GED and twelve (12) months documented (paid/volunteer) experience working with children and families.

d) AND Knowledge of child safety and basic child development/milestones, effective problem solving, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication.

e) AND at least two (2) written references from prior employer(s)/supervisors documenting their skills in working with children.

Must be 21 years and older. Criminal record clearance. Valid Washington State drivers license and acceptable driving record as required by Olive Crests insurance carrier. Reliable vehicle and current automobile insurance, indicating your name on the coverage. First Aid/CPR certification for infants and children completed. Must have 2 hours of HIV/blood borne pathogens training in the past 5 years. Ability to lift 25 lbs. and intervene in a physical way during crisis situations with minors up to 18 years of age. Adequate vision and hearing to be able to supervise clients properly. Flexibility in terms of range of hours and days/times of visits. Must have a philosophy of support for at-risk children and families in line with the mission, vision, values, and statement of faith of Olive Crest.


Experience in a culturally diverse work place. Bilingual. People with culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: Please visit to fill out our online application.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

COVID-19 considerations: COVID-19 requirements by the State of Washington and DCYF apply.

Keywords: Olive Crest, Bellevue , Visitation Monitor, Other , bellevue, Washington

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