EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Staff Accountant

America World Adoption Association, a Christian nonprofit international adoption agency based in McLean, Virginia, is seeking a Staff Accountant to work at its corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia.

Basic responsibilities of this entry-level accounting position include:

• Processing / data entry of accounts payable and accounts receivable

• Monthly reconciliations of credit card statements and invoices

• Ensuring accurate journal entries and maintenance of external ledger

• Basic administrative functions and other duties as assigned

Suitable candidates will exhibit a strong Christian faith and passion for adoption and orphan care. An accounting degree is desired, but not required. The ideal candidate will possess two years of prior accounting experience and demonstrated proficiency with Great Plains Dynamics, ADP PayExpert, and Microsoft Office. The ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, strong organizational skills and the initiative and eagerness to take on the job are a must! Local applicants only!

Qualified candidates - please submit your letter of interest, a statement of faith, and resume via e-mail in MS Word or PDF format to HumanResources@awaa.org. Resume submissions without required documents will not be reviewed.
Social Services Administrative Assistant

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit adoption agency located in Mclean, VA is seeking an individual to serve as a full-time Social Services Administrative Assistant at its corporate office.

The Social Services Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for providing administrative and project management support to social services staff. He/She will have primary responsibility for the coordination of post adoption reporting, which entails interacting with families to ensure that all required post adoption reports are submitted on time and containing the required information. The Social Services Administrative Assistant will also provide general administrative support to America World’s social services staff in Virginia and its Affiliate Offices.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably with 3-5 years office/administrative experience, and feel a calling to be involved with the mission of international adoption. Prior experience in family and children’s services, either through direct ministries, internships, or work experience is strongly preferred. The successful applicant will have strong skills in interpersonal communication, research, writing, and customer service. He or she should be well-organized and detail-oriented.

Interested applicants should e-mail letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith to humanresources@awaa.org.

Applications without all three requested documents will not be reviewed. LOCAL APPLICANTS ONLY!
Director of Social Services- Pennsylvania

America World Adoption Association, a 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.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 866-698-9091.
Director of Social Services- Oregon

America World Adoption Association is seeking a part-time Director of Social Services to work in Oregon.

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).

The candidate must possess a master’s degree in social work or a related human services field from an accredited college or university, plus five years of experience in social work administration or related position.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 866-698-9091
Director of Social Services- Kansas

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit adoption agency based in McLean, Virginia is seeking a part-time Director of Social Services to work in Kansas.

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.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 866-698-9091.
Home Study Coordinator- Kentucky

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Louisville 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 866-698-9091.
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.
Child Welfare Missionary - Ethiopia

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit adoption agency, is seeking a Child Welfare Missionary to serve in its Transition Home in Ethiopia.

The function of the Child Welfare Missionary is to serve as an in-country representative of America World, assisting with the care of the children residing in the America World Transition Home. The Missionary will minister to children through coordinating activities, preparing adopted children for the transition to life with a family in the U.S., and advocate for the adoption of older and special needs children.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, and feels a strong calling to orphan care ministry. He or she must be at least 18 years of age and hold, or be in the process of obtaining, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to human services or international relations. Strong preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of the culture, customs, and/or language of Ethiopia. Previous international travel and/or long-term missions experience is a plus.

Please note that the Missionary will raise their own financial support to cover salary, benefits, and expenses.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and statement of faith to humanresources@awaa.org or fax to 703-891-0051, attn: Human Resources.
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 866-698-9091.
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 866-698-9091.
Home Study Coordinator - Wichita, KS

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Wichita, KS 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 866-698-9091.
Home Study Coordinator - Northern California

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking adoption Home Study Coordinators to work on a part-time, as-needed basis - in California, to work in Alameda, San Francisco, or Contra Costa Counties. 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** in to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 866-698-9091.
**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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