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Foster Care Case Management Specialist

POSITION: Foster Care Case Management Specialist    SIGN-ON BONUS 

DEPARTMENT: Kansas Foster Care                                $1000 sign-on bonus!           

Locations: Kansas City, KS & Leavenworth, KS

Pay Grade: 3

Salary: $44,000.00 - $48,000.00 annually

(Starting salary depends on education and experience)

RESPONSIBILITIES: Passionate about helping families?  Enjoy overseeing a work schedule that is flexible and diverse.  Cornerstones of Care is seeking dynamic child welfare professionals committed to helping families create lasting change so they can be safe and healthy.  Our Foster Care Case Management Specialists work with a small caseload of youth and parents to connect with resources and supports, learn new ways to be resilient, and strengthen families.  Specialists serve as the hub of the professional family support team to ensure good communication, that everyone is working towards the same goal, and that all identified needs are met. Foster Care Case Management Specialists have a high degree of autonomy in scheduling and completing their work, including working from home, in the office, completing home visits, and attending court hearings. The ability to plan and effectively manage your work in an ever-changing workday is critical.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor’s degree in social work, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Education, Counseling, or Psychology which includes 30 hours of either human development/human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measures, or therapeutic techniques such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance/counseling, and child development. Master’s Degree Preferred. Must have at least 2 years of experience in child welfare. Must be at least 21 and pass a background check, physical, and drug screening.  This position also requires a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance.  

BONUS: $1,000 Sign-on Bonus ($500 of the bonus will be paid on your first paycheck and the additional $500 will be after 12 months of service.)

BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers a competitive benefits package, which includes: Paid Holiday, Paid Time Away (unlimited PTO for all benefit-eligible team members), medical/dental/vision; prescriptions; accident and critical illness insurance; pet insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D); health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); retirement (401K); employee assistance program (EAP); YMCA membership discounts; Tuition Reimbursement Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.  To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at and under the heading “About Us” click on “Join Our Team.”

HOW TO APPLY: Please complete an online application at 


  • Nonviolence - helping to build safety skills and a commitment to a higher purpose.
  • Emotional Intelligence  -helping to teach emotional management skills.
  • Social Learning - helping to build cognitive skills.
  • Open Communication - helping to overcome barriers to healthy communication, and learn conflict management.
  • Democracy - helping to create civic skills of self-control, self-discipline, and administration of healthy authority.
  • Social Responsibility - helping to rebuild social connection skills, and establish healthy attachment relationships.
  • Growth and Change  - helping to work through loss and prepare for the future. 


Please contact: Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department

8150 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64114

Phone: (816)508-3600 Fax: (816) 508-1757     

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Cornerstones of Care is an

Equal Opportunity Employer