Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the team of dedicated professionals at America World Adoption. The employment opportunites below will require your letter of interest, your resume and your Statement of Faith to be emailed to the respective Human Resource office.

What is a Statement of Faith? 

A Statement of Faith is a brief description of your Christian faith and how you believe it would impact your involvement with America World. It should include, at a minimum, a brief narrative of your faith journey and how that journey has continued to shape your daily life, along with a description of the spiritual disciplines that have helped to develop your faith. 

Why do we require a Statement of Faith?

As an agency, America World exists to help America’s families and the world’s orphans experience the love of Jesus Christ through the Spirit of Adoption. We strive to support families in the adoption journey, as well as promote the placement of as many children into Christian homes as possible. By requiring that our staff members are experiencing a growing relationship with Christ, we are able to provide the Christian support and guidance that helps realize this vision.

India Family Coordinator

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit adoption agency located in McLean, Virginia, is seeking an individual to work as a Family Coordinator for our India program.

The position involves case management and providing administrative support to a caseload of adoptive families. The Family Coordinator will also maintain America World’s courier program along with other program support.  Applicants should have a desire to serve families in the process of an international adoption, have strong communication and multitasking skills, be enthusiastic about providing customer service to our clients, be well-organized and pay close attention to detail. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required; two-three years work experience desired. 

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, preferably possessing a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related human services field. International experience preferred.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and statement of faith to humanresources@awaa.org.   This position is based in our McLean, VA office

Travel & Adoption Program Coordinator

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking a Travel and Post Adoption Coordinator to work out of its corporate office in McLean, Virginia.  

The Travel Coordinator is in direct contact with families to answer all travel questions, assists in preparing families mentally and emotionally for an international adoption trip, monitors travel chat groups and coordinates international flights with ticketing agents and families.  Responsibilities also include reviewing travel documents, acquiring visas for families, filing, preparing and sending travel materials to families, and general assistance.

The candidate will also serve as Adoption Program Coordinator.  Primary responsibilities of this role include providing administrative and project management support to adoption programs and program staff as well as the potential to carry a moderate case load of China adoptive families. 

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ, possessing a bachelor’s degree (preferably in a human services field). Applicants must have strong communication and multitasking skills, be enthusiastic about providing customer service to our clients, be well-organized and pay close attention to detail.  Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required; two to three years work experience desired, preferably in travel/events planning and customer service.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and statement of faith to humanresources@awaa.org.

Part-time Director of Social Services, California

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, Virginia is seeking a part-time Director of Social Services to work from home in California, preferably the Los Angeles County area.  We will consider other areas as well. 

Responsibilities include conducting/supervising home studies and post placements; obtaining and maintaining the agency’s license in accordance with state regulations; conducting home study orientation meetings and training for families; managing a network of as-needed social workers to conduct home studies and post placements with families; conducting initial on-the-job training for home study coordinators; assisting public relations managers with adoption events as needed; meeting with families in the office or at the family’s home during or after business hours. 

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook). A Master’s degree in Social Work is required, with prior experience in family and children’s services. 

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith** to Human Resources or fax to 888-466-8922.

Home Study Coordinator - Frederick, MD

America World Adoption Association, a Christian, non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, VA is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Frederick, MD area on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; assisting the public relations team with seminars or adoption events as needed; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours. The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

Master’s degree in Social Work or human services/child welfare field with at least two years’ experience in adoption social work. Must be a licensed social worker in the state of Maryland. 

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith** to Human Resources or fax to 888-466-8922.

Home Study Coordinator - Northern New Jersey

America World Adoption Association, a Christian, non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, VA is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Northern NJ area on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; assisting the public relations team with seminars or adoption events as needed; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours. The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

Master’s degree in Social Work or human services/child welfare field preferred with at least two years’ experience in adoption social work or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field combined with four years’ experience in adoption social work.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith** to Human Resources or fax to 888-466-8922

Home Study Coordinator - Albany, NY

America World Adoption Association, a Christian, non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, VA is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Albany, NY area on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; assisting the public relations team with seminars or adoption events as needed; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours. The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook). 

Master’s degree in Social Work or human services/child welfare field preferred with at least two years’ experience in adoption social work or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field combined with four years’ experience in adoption social work.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith to Affiliate HR or fax to 888-466-8922.

Home Study Coordinator, South Florida

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the South Florida (Port St. Lucie, Jupiter, or West Palm Beach) area on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; assisting the public relations team with adoption fellowship groups and seminars as needed; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours. The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

Master’s degree in Social Work or human services/child welfare field preferred with at least two years’ experience in adoption social work or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field combined with four years’ experience in adoption social work.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith** to Affiliate HR or fax to 888-466-8922.

Internships

America World Adoption Association is seeking individuals to serve as summer interns (unpaid) in several departments. Part-time and full-time internships are available in public relations, adoption programs, and office administration.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, feels a calling to be involved with adoption and orphan care, is currently seeking a degree in a field relevant to the applicable department (e.g. social work, human services, public relations, human resources/office administration, etc.), and possesses basic computer skills.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to Human Resources.