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.

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.