Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Posted on: 3/16/2017
Job Title: Social Worker -- LGBT Program
Job Description:

The Social Worker will provide family engagement, advocacy and support to families of LGBTQ youth in foster care and/or at risk of entering care.   The Social Worker will also work in collaboration with the Santa Clara County Department of Family & Children’s Services to provide and coordinate comprehensive LGBTQ related support and consultation to workers.

The Social Worker will work with families and other caregivers of targeted youth to build or rebuild relationships, educate and train, and provide other support as needed where there are challenges for family members in regards to the youth’s sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

This position is based in Santa Clara County, with travel to the Family Builders main office in Oakland occasionally required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field. Experience working with youth in the foster care system and experience working with African American and Latino families and LGBTQ communities. Fluency in the Spanish language is preferred.  Current Driver’s License and a working automobile are required. Must be committed to the mission of the agency.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, pension, and generous leave benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Office Manager, 401 Grand Ave., Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94610, fax (510) 272-0277 or email officemanager@familybuilders.org.

www.familybuilders.org

EOE

Posted on: 3/16/2017
Job Title: Bilingual Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a foster care/adoption Social Worker who will provide clinical case management, conduct assessments, as well as provide training and support to families as they prepare to become foster and adoptive parents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree required in social work or equivalent. This position requires strong clinical skills as well as experience and cultural competence working with African American, Latino and LGBTQ communities. Must be fluent in Spanish and English.  Must have a car and be willing to travel throughout the Bay Area.   Position will involve evening and weekend work.  Must be committed to the mission of Family Builders.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, mental health, pension, and a generous leave schedule.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Office Manager, 401 Grand Ave., Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94610, fax (510) 272-0277 or email officemanager@familybuilders.org.

www.familybuilders.org

EOE

Posted on: 3/16/2017
Job Title: Family Recruiter
Job Description:

We currently have a position open for a Family Recruiter. The Family Recruiter is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining outreach and recruitment strategies and activities to raise public awareness about the need for families to adopt waiting children in the foster care system; to engage the community with the agency; to recruit prospective adoptive families.  Additionally, the Family Recruiter provides support and assistance to the development department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, excellent verbal and writing skills, experience in marketing or public relations, ability to organize, experience and comfort in public speaking, knowledge of adoption/foster care.  Must have cultural competence in LGBT, African American, and Latino communities.  Experience working with the African-American community is absolutely required.  Must be able to comfortably lift up to 50 pounds.

This position requires the use of own vehicle. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends and be committed to the mission of Family Builders.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, employee assistance, pension, and a generous leave schedule.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Office Manager, 401 Grand Ave., Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94610, fax (510) 272-0277 or email officemanager@familybuilders.org.

www.familybuilders.org

EOE

Posted on: 07/26/2013
Job Title: Family Builders' Non-discrimination Policy
Job Description:

Family Builders is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of the fact or perception of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partner status, parental status, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, medical status or disability or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status, or association with members of such prohibited classes.

Interested?

If you are interested in applying for any of the job openings listed, please contact us at kids@familybuilders.org.

 
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