Adoption Specialist Full Time – 40 hours per week
Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia is searching for a qualified, full-time Adoption Specialist. This position reports to the Director of Adoption and Child Welfare. The primary responsibilities of the Adoption Specialist are as follows: 1) Provide counseling to birth parents and their family members 2) provide home studies for applicants seeking adoption 3) provide search and reunion services for adult adoptees and birth families 4) assist with post adoption classes and camps.
This position required a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, counseling, or a related field. Candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years of adoption and/or pregnancy counseling experience. Knowledge of Virginia licensing standards is preferred. Candidates are required to have a minimum of (1) year of experience in case management. Candidates must have the flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed. The position requires confidentiality, empathy, and regional travel. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required and writing samples may be requested. Attention to detail and organization is a must. If interested please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE