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Current Openings

Adoption-Competent Therapist

The Family and Post-Adoption Services Adoption-Competent Therapist position is a full-time licensed social worker, psychologist, or counselor in Maryland with the ability to get licensed in DC and VA once hired.  The therapist is primarily responsible for providing counseling services, support groups, and workshops to children, adolescents, and families touched by adoption.  This position is a full-time, 5-day-per-week position, with the expectation of evening hours.  The position is a hybrid work from home & office position, with office hours primarily based in Bethesda, MD.  As needed travel to our DC & VA offices is required so access to reliable transportation is preferred.

People of color and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interest in working with children and teens is a must.  Adoption-Competency Training provided.

To apply send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Cynthia Cubbage at ccubbage [at] barkerfoundation.org.  No phone calls, please. 

Post-Adoption Services Specialist

The Barker Adoption Foundation, based in Bethesda, MD, is seeking a positive, outgoing & hardworking individual to provide administrative and family support to our family and post-adoption program team. We are seeking an individual with excellent communication skills, organizational skills & attention to detail as well as strong computer and interpersonal skills. Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree preferred but will consider people with HS Diploma and professional work experience as well.   Applicants with billing experience and/or past experience working in administrative support are preferred. All applicants should have good writing skills and willingness to complete criminal background and child abuse clearances.

The position is a hybrid work from home & office position, with office hours primarily based in Bethesda, MD.  Infrequent travel to our DC & VA offices may be required so access to reliable transportation is preferred. 

To apply send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Cynthia Cubbage at ccubbage [at] barkerfoundation.org.  No phone calls, please.