Executive Director of Adoption Job Description

Want to live out your faith through service? Want to leave work knowing that you made a difference in someone’s life? Then working at Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia (CCEVA) may be the place for you. We work together as a team to better serve the community we live in. Join our team to help serve as the hands and feet of Christ in our community.
The purpose of the job is to provide coordination, management, supervision and leadership to Adoption and Post-Adoption services. Services provided will include supervision of Adoption Specialist and Post-Adoption Case Manager and supervision of student interns assigned to the program or programs within the Family Engagement Department. The position will be responsible for completing home studies, searches, supervisory placement reports, court reports, and coordination of post-adoption events and management of the postadoption grant.
  • Doctorates or Masters or degree with 5 years of experience within a social service agency and at least one year in an administrative, supervisory, or consultative capacity.
  • Must be knowledgeable of Virginia’s state licensure policies and procedures.
  • Experience supervising student interns and employees.
  • Experience working with families with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Working hours must be flexible to accommodate work in the evening and weekends.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Monitor, evaluate, supervise, and lead the Adoption/Post-Adoption program.
  • Regularly review the family files to ensure they meet licensure requirements of the community and our partners.
  • Maintain communication with assigned State Licensure staff to ensure the program requirements are being met and participate in all evaluations of programs
  • Maintain client files to include management of program entries into organizational client database
  • Must adhere to and manage program expenditures to ensure that department stays within budget
  • Responsible for data collection and outcome reporting to agency PQI committee through quarterly reports
  • Provide on-going contact with clients
  • Represent Catholic Charities to numerous parenting resources in the community to include, the court system, partner child placing agencies and community.
  • Market programs to local faith communities and other organizations that serve the families in the community
  • Maintain or Support Adoption specialist caseload of pregnancy counseling clients
  • Participate and report Adoption department related data and needs to leadership team
  • Maintain spending budget for Post-Adoption grant to spend a minimum of 95% of grant
  • Participate in Monthly grant meetings with partners and quarterly consortium meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Ability to stoop, lift (ex. pick, pinch, type, or grasp)
  • Exerting up to 20lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to inspect and analyze figures, accounting items, written materials, newsprint, computer terminal characters, transcription, and other similar objects at distances generally close to the eyes.
  • The worker is subject to a variety of inside environmental conditions that may occur in an office, private home, or elsewhere in the community
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