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Current Openings

Office Administrator/Human Resources Specialist

The Barker Adoption Foundation, the region’s premier non-profit adoption agency located in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Office Administrator/Human Resources Specialist. The candidate has responsibility to manage projects, oversee the work of vendors, plan events, and provide supportive services to agency leadership.  This is a tremendous opportunity for a highly organized and mission focused professional to work in a well-respected, high-impact organization. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience.  Excellent benefits package included.  Please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to: shollar [at] barkerfoundation.org. No phone calls please.


Adoption-Competent Therapist

The Barker Adoption Foundation, a non-profit adoption agency, is seeking a licensed social worker to serve as therapist for our post adoption services department. Strong clinical skills, experience and passion for working with children and adolescents is a must. Supervision and training focused on building adoption and permanency competency for children and families will be provided by the Barker Adoption Foundation. Selected candidate must have a minimum of LGSW level licensure in MD, DC or VA (with the ability to attain licensure in all three jurisdictions). Applicants must have flexibility to work evenings and some weekends. Primary duties include providing therapy to (children, adolescents, and families). Must have reliable transportation and be open to working in MD and VA offices. Send salary requirements, cover letter, and resume to: ccubbage [at] barkerfoundation.org

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Director of Communications

The Barker Adoption Foundation, the region’s premier non-profit adoption agency located in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. The Director has responsibility to develop and implement the agency’s communications and marketing strategies, including  increasing community awareness of, and involvement in, the agency’s programs and priorities. This is a tremendous opportunity for a communications and marketing expert to serve as a senior leader of the management team and interface with the stakeholders of a well-respected, high-impact organization. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of relevant hands on and management/supervisory experience.  Excellent benefits package included.  Please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to: shollar [at] barkerfoundation.org. No phone calls please.