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Current Job Openings

Community Outreach and Recruitment Specialist 

The Barker Adoption Foundation, a non-profit adoption agency, is seeking a Community Outreach and Recruitment Specialist responsible for recruiting adoptive families for children with primary emphasis on identifying families for older children and children with specialized needs. Duties include planning and implementing an annual recruitment calendar, preparing recruitment materials, building and maintaining connections in the community, and collaboration with Barker’s digital marketing manager. Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a related field with a minimum of two years’ work experience in a professional setting post-graduation. Must be flexible, able to multi-task, and enjoy working in a diverse, results-oriented workplace where a premium is placed on teamwork. Must have flexibility to perform duties as needed after hours, or on weekends. Please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to:  No phone calls please.

Contract Bilingual Adoption Home Study & Family Support Social Workers

The Barker Adoption Foundation, a non-profit adoption agency, is seeking licensed MSW workers who are fluent in one or more of the following languages (Spanish, Mandarin and Hindi) to provide services to prospective adoptive parents and children being placed through our international adoption programs.  This is a part-time contract position with significant flexibility. The successful candidate will possess an LMSW or LCSW-C license, with the potential to be licensed in both DC & MD; have reliable transportation, and excellent clinical and writing skills.  Strong clinical skills and understanding of trauma are required, adoption experience is helpful, but not required. Please send your resume and cover letter to  No phone calls please.