EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Programs Administrative Assistant
America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit adoption agency, is seeking a part-time Adoption Programs Administrative Assistant to work out of its corporate office in McLean, Virginia.

The position will provide administrative support to America World’s busy adoption programs. The Assistant will work closely with America World program staff and have the opportunity to work across several different programs. The Assistant will work to complete the certification and authentication process by couriering both documents and visas to Consulates and Embassies in Washington, DC. The successful applicant will feel a calling to be involved with the mission of international adoption, have strong communication and multitasking skills, and be well-organized and detail-oriented,

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, possesses a minimum of a High School diploma, and has extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and a Statement of Faith** in Word or PDF format to Human Resources.

Any application without all requested documents will not be reviewed. Local applicants only!


Ethiopia Family Coordinator
America World Adoption, an evangelical Christian non-profit adoption agency, is seeking individual to work as a Ethiopia Family Coordinator.

In this role individuals work one on one with adoptive families as they complete an adoption from Ethiopia. The position requires case management and providing support to several of adoptive families. Applicants must be organized, empathetic, caring and pay close attention to detail. A degree in Social Work or a related field and international experience is strongly preferred.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and statement of faith to Human Resources, ATTN: Ethiopia Family Coordinator

** To learn about what a statement of faith entails, please visit our website


Director of Social Services- Tennessee
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 in TN.

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).

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

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.


Director of Social Services- Pennsylvania
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 in Pennsylvania.

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).

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 affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.


Home Study Coordinator- Memphis, TN
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 Memphis/Jackson, TN 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 affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.


Home Study Coordinator- Northern Indiana
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 Indiana 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 affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.


Home Study Coordinator - Tucson, AZ
America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Tucson, AZ 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.

Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.


Home Study Coordinator- Northwestern Texas
America World Adoption Association, a Christian non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, VA is seeking part time, as needed adoption Home Study Coordinators in the Lubbock and Odessa areas.

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.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org 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.

Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org 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.


** STATEMENT OF FAITH

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.



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