Bilingual Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker – Oakland – Family Builders by Adoption

Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child’s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence.

SUMMARY:
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, CA94610, fax (510) 272-0277 or email officemanager@familybuilders.org.

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