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Adoption Home Study & Family Support Specialist

The Barker Adoption Foundation, a non-profit adoption agency, seeks an Adoption Home Study & Family Support Specialist to work in its domestic and international adoption programs. Duties include direct support for prospective adoptive parents helping them complete their home study paperwork, participating in intake meetings to provide information about the adoption process, maintaining regular communication with the clients, and use and management of client tracking systems.  Seeking candidates with bachelor’s degree, ideally in  in a social service field. Ideal candidate must have strong administrative, communication, writing, interpersonal, and computer skills. Bethesda based office with periodic travel to DC & Virginia office required.  Excellent benefits package included.  Please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to: shollar [at] barkerfoundation.org.  No phone calls please.

 

International Case Manager & Family Support Specialist

The Barker Adoption Foundation, a non-profit adoption agency, seeks a licensed social worker to work in its international adoption program. Duties include case management, child matching services and direct support work with families.  Seeking candidates with an MSW, however candidates with a BSW who have 2-4 years prior experience in the adoption field will be considered.  All candidates must hold a license to practice social work license in MD & DC.  Ideal candidate will have strong clinical, writing, interpersonal, and computer skills. Bethesda based office with periodic travel to DC & Virginia office required.  Excellent benefits package included.  Please send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to: bclarke [at] barkerfoundation.org.  No phone calls please.

 

Cradle Care Families for District of Columbia

Are you looking for a special way to give back to the community? The Barker Adoption Foundation, a private non-profit adoption agency, is currently seeking a DC resident family to join our volunteer Cradle Care Program. Cradle Care families care for babies (0-3 years old) for 20-30 days during the period when a birth parent is making a decision whether to place their child for adoption. We require that one caregiver stays at home with the baby while in the placement. The approval process will include completing a home study with a licensed social worker, at no cost to the family. For additional questions or to submit an application, please email info [at] barkerfoundation.org