Join the CEDARS Team

At CEDARS, we recognize the value of everyone’s contributions in helping children find safe and enduring family relationships. The talent, passion, and dedication that each employee brings to our efforts increases our ability to succeed.

If you share our commitment to helping children and building stronger families, you may find that CEDARS is the right place for you. Our employees find deep satisfaction here, from our emphasis on maintaining a work/life balance to the comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy and feel secure.

Family Resource Partner, CEDARS Foster Care Program (Lincoln, NE)

CEDARS Foster Care Program is designed to serve children birth to 18 years of age whose needs can be met in a structured, nurturing, specialized  foster home environment. Foster families who are trained, supported and supervised by CEDARS professional staff provide the program services.  Family Resource Partners are assigned to support youth placed in foster care. The Family Resource Partner will provide support and training to foster parents and serve as a liaison to schools, DHHS, court and other agencies.  The Family Resource Partner’s main responsibility is to ensure that the foster youth is successful while placed in a foster home. The Family Resource Partner is responsible for conducting home visits, service planning, and services to meet the needs of youth who are in CEDARS Foster Care Program.  Bachelor's degree in social work, human services or closely related field and a minimum two years of work-related experience are required. Must possess a genuine interest in youth and families, be sensitive to the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the clients and families CEDARS serves, have excellent computer skills, a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Schedule: Primarily Monday-Friday 8a-5p; will include occasional evening and weekend hours to meet family needs; required participation in on-call schedule.