Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0817
Post Date 1/17/2019
Title Prevention Admin Asst Kids Net
City Boston

Administration Assistant Kids Net

Prevention Services



Respond to informational calls regarding the Kid’s Net Program and direct to appropriate person.

Respond to calls from DCF foster parents requesting child care, collecting all pertinent information about the family, child and the dates and times needed.

Forward all referrals to the Child Care Circuit.

Document the confirmation receipt when providers have been identified, notify families of the confirmations and details.

Enter all data in the Lotus Notes or the Regional Excel spreadsheets.

Respond to calls from foster parents or the DCF family resource unit notifying Kid’s Net of a need for respite for a particular foster family.

Discuss respite request with DCF to ensure that there is a family identified to provide the services. 

Request written referral form be completed by DCF including the identifying information and their confirmation that the family providing the respite has a recent CORI check. 

Enter all data in Kid’s Net database.

Create contracts for families providing the respite and send to them for review and signature. 

Formally request payment from Accounts Payable when signed document is returned. 

Set up tracking system to ensure that all contracts are returned for payment. 

Notify DCF family resource worker when three requests have been sent out to the family with no response.



Requirements High School diploma with demonstrated administrative skills. Experience in a
human service agency preferred. Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Proficiency in writing, editing and word processing. Ability to work independently and as part of
a team. Ability to handle and prioritize many projects simultaneously. Demonstrated sensitivity
to the needs of families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Computer literacy and
skill in the use of computers and related software applications. Ability to consistently meet all
necessary background and credentialing requirements. Must have valid drivers license and
reliable transportation to and from work and for providing services in the community. Must have
reliable telephone notification system for emergency contact.
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