DCS Homemaker/Parent Aide

Parent Aides provide assistance and support for parents who are unable to appropriately fulfill parenting and/or homemaking functions. Paraprofessional staff assists the family through advocating, teaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills for coping with the following areas in an effort to build self-sufficiency:

  • Time Management
  • Care of Children
  • Child Development
  • Health Care
  • Community Resourcing
  • Transportation that is goal directed and part of approved case plan (i.e. housing search)
  • Identifying support systems
  • Problem solving
  • Family reunification/preservation
  • Resource management/budgeting
  • Child Safety
  • Child nutrition
  • Home management
  • Parenting Skills
  • Housing

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, reliable transportation to transport self and others, and comply with state policy concerning minimum car insurance coverage