October 29 (5-7PM) Halloween with the Horses at the J.W. Ruby Research farm in Reedsville

October 29 (5-7PM) Halloween with the Horses at the J.W. Ruby Research farm in Reedsville. Directions to the farm can be found at: http://horses.wvu.edu/farm/directions   Members of the WVU Collegiate Horsemen’s Association are organizing a unique event that will give families and children the opportunity to visit the farm, meet WVU ‘s teaching herd and trick-or-treat in a fun and safe atmosphere. This event, sponsored by Manheim Corporation is free and open to the public.

 

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October 24 (1-2PM) Kinship Care Meet and Greet

October 24 (1-2PM) Kinship Care Meet and Greet at Mt. View Early Head Start, 671 Greenbag Road beside Mt. View Elementary School. If you are a grandparent or relative who is caring for a young child we will provide you with an opportunity to meet others who have made the same commitment. Please contact Beth Nair 304-291-9330 ext. 1761

The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) in Martinsburg has two vacancies for full-time Social Workers. The workers will facilitate services to families utilizing the CAC to include forensic interviews, case tracking and review, advocacy, data collection and report preparation. Extensive community collaboration is required along with promotion of CAC standards, grant writing and reporting. Social Work License is required. Prior experience in CAC environment and ability to converse in Spanish preferred. Competitive salary and benefits include life and health insurance, paid time off and tuition assistance.  Interested applicants should submit a résumé to jhott@childhswv.org

 

Celebrate Infant Mortality Awareness Month

On September 21st, several partners are collaborating to celebrate Infant Mortality Awareness Month and to provide an opportunity for the community to donate items (feminine hygiene products, diapers, wipes) locally and for hurricane victims.  See the attached flyer for further details.

 

Collaborating Partners:

WV Healthy Start/HAPI Project

WV Healthy Start Navigator Project

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

WV Perinatal Partnership

Right From the Start Region 7

NOW Morgantown

 

If you are unable to attend the event, but would still like to make a donation to hurricane victims, below are a few reputable websites that are accepting donations for the Texas Diaper Bank:

 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1YDABV4XT8UMO/ref=cm_sw_em_r_d_awwlg_KCMUzbJM9BTRB_wb

 

Www.texasdiaperbank.org

 

For victims of the Florida hurricane, the following is an option for donation:

 

http://www.miamidiaperbank.com/

 

Training Information

Date:

November 14, 2017

 

Times:

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Check in begins at 8:30am

 

**CEU’s pending for Social Work, LPC’s, and Law Enforcement

 

Location:

Holiday Inn Express Martinsburg

301 Foxcroft Avenue

Martinsburg, WV

 

Registration Fee:

$25

(Includes continental breakfast and afternoon snack—lunch is on your own)

 

Contact Amy Kidrick to register:

E-mail: akidrick@eastridgehs.org

Phone: 304-263-8954 ext. 7067

Fax: 304-263-8141

Payment methods accepted: cash, check (payable to EastRidge Health Systems), or credit card

 

50 REGISTRANTS ONLY

The Children’s Home Society seeks a Permanency Program Coordinator to provide administrative support to the current Director of Permanency Services. The Permanency Coordinator would be responsible for assisting with program oversight, data collection and reporting, project management, development of recruitment efforts, and provide assistance to the Society’s permanency staff statewide. The Coordinator would assist with staff training, program policies and procedures, program accreditation, and quality assurance.  Regular state-wide travel required.  Bachelor’s degree in a human services field required.  Prior experience in child welfare preferred.  Applicant must pass FBI/CIB background checks as well as CPS/APS background checks, have a valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance.  Interested applicants should send resume by November 3, 2017, to Mary White, Chief Operations Officer,  Children’s Home Society, P.O. Box 2942, Charleston, West Virginia 25330, or at mwhit!

e@childhswv.org  Children’s Home Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.