ADOPTION SOCIAL WORKER NEEDED for a full-time position in the Modesto office of a statewide, full-service adoption agency. This case management position includes assessment and education of prospective adoptive families for domestic and international adoption; coordinating with county case workers to match waiting children with approved families; assisting birth parents with adoption planning; writing reports and chron notes; driving to county offices and family homes; and locating and securing resources to support adoptive placements. The position involves only a small amount of direct contact with children, and does not require clinical therapy skills. The ideal candidate will be a positive self-starter who loves interacting with people and manages time and paperwork well with minimal supervision.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:Master's degree in Social Work (other Master’s degrees may be considered).Basic computer skills; proficiency with Word and email. A valid driver's license, reliable vehicle and full-coverage auto insurance. The physical ability to lift twenty-five pounds, to drive for several hours at a time, to sit at a desk for several hours at a time, to type on a computer for several hours at a time, and to read computer files and paper files for several hours at a time.Available full-time M-F, and occasionally for evening, weekend, and overtime hours.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are commensurate with the private non-profit social work sector. Pay differential may be available for applicants who are fluently bilingual in written and spoken Spanish.
FCCA is a state-licensed, Hague-accredited, full-service adoption agency with six locations throughout California. FCCA focuses on placing the waiting children of the world into loving, forever families. This includes children in foster care in California; children in overseas orphanages; and children whose birth parents wish to make a voluntary adoption plan. The agency also provides assistance t...o many legal guardians and foster parents who wish to adopt. We believe that the primary point of connecting with God's love is the family.In accordance with state and federal laws, FCCA processes all applications without discrimination. Our work is an expression of our love for Jesus Christ, and our goal is to reflect His love, grace, and truth to all of our clients throughout their adoption journeys.