Bauer Family Resources
  • Social Services
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive pay, benefits, leave time, mileage allowance and cell phone reimbursement are provided.

Position Summary:  
Home-Based Family Case Manager provides assistance and support within the home or community based setting with families experiencing child abuse or neglect. He or she assists the family through advocating, teaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills in to address problem-related to abuse and neglect including unemployment, unstable housing, substance abuse, mental health concerns, domestic violence, and lack of community/social supports.  
Essential Functions:

The duties identified below are the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Schedule and complete appointments at times and locations that are convenient to the client including evenings and maintaining a flexible workweek that adapts as changes are needed. Involves exposure to tobacco smoke, domestic animals household pests, mold and other conditions common to domestic environments 
  • Maintain regular communication with families by various means including phone contact, texting, drop-in visits, during extended business hours and by telephone and face-to-face for crisis situations
  • Requires travel to client homes and community locations 
  • Refer client to community resources and research additional resources within the community as to create a working knowledge of resources within the assigned area
  • Complete client documentation
  • Develop short and long term family goals with families
  • Refer client to supportive services 
  • Provide transportation to children and families
  • Independently manage work schedule
  • Facilitate intra-agency collaborations that support the Bauer mission
  • The complete predetermined number of direct service hours
  • Assist with special projects or other tasks as required


Must be 21 Years of Age or older


  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or a directly related human services field from an accredited college.
  • Other Bachelor's degrees will be accepted in combination with a minimum of 2 years of experience providing a service to families that heed assistance in the protection and care of their children and/or providing skills training, development, and habilitation
  • Valid driver's license


Bauer Family Resources, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Bauer Family Resources has been delivering community-based services to at-risk children and their families since 1929. The organization was formed as the result of one woman's desire to keep children from becoming involved in the court system. This vision evolved over time to working with the families of at-risk children and the community.

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