EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.
Adoption 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. This is an hourly (24-28 hours per week) position.

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 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 statement of faith* in Word or pdf format to humanresources@awaa.org. Any application without all requested documents will not be reviewed. Local applicants only!
Intake Coordinator

America World Adoption Association, a Christian non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, Virginia, is seeking an Intake Coordinator to work out of the Corporate office.

Responsibilities include processing, reviewing, and recommending approval/denial of all applications from prospective adoptive parents. The Intake Coordinator will also be primarily responsible for communicating with prospective adoptive families about America World, the adoption process, and the status of their applications. He/she shall ensure that all online and paper applications are processed and entered into the America World database properly.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ, possessing a Bachelors degree in Social Work or other related human services field, plus 2-3 years of experience in adoption or work with children and families, or possessing a Masters in Social Work or other related human services field with one year of experience in adoption or work with children. Professionalism and strong skills in verbal/written communication, organization, and multi-tasking are a must. International experience preferred.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and statement of faith* to humanresources@awaa.org or fax to 703.891.0051, attn: Human Resources.
Director of Social Services- Texas

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

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. Candidate must be a Licensed Child-Placing Agency Administrator according to Chapter 43 of the Texas Human Resources Code and Subchapter N of Chapter 745 of this title.

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- Iowa

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

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 703-891-9091
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-Washington

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

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 from an accredited school of social work, or Masters Degree in a related human services field plus 5 years experience in adoption social work administration or related field.

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-Georgia

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

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-Pennsylvania

America World Adoption Association 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.
Home Study Coordinator - Tri-Cities Area, Washington

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

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Social Work preferred, with adoption international experience. Must be organized, and can work independently.

Interested applicants must 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 - Central Illinois

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Central Illinois 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 New York

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in Northern New York State (Saracuse or Rochester) 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 email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to affiliatehr@awaa.org or fax to 866-698-9091.
Home Study Coordinator - 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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