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Bilingual Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker

Company: FAMILY BUILDERS BY ADOPTION
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Bilingual Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child---s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence. Family Builders strives for an inclusive and antiracist workplace culture that advances belonging and well-being for staff. Family Builders is committed to a workforce representing people from all identities, backgrounds, abilities and perspectives; valuing the voices, experiences, culture, and intersectional identities of each individual. Our efforts to support employees are grounded in Family Builders--- advocacy for culturally informed care and our goals to promote awareness, education and systemic change regarding race and culture. SUMMARY: We have an immediate opening for a foster care/adoption Social Worker who will provide clinical case management, conduct assessments, as well as provide training and support to families as they prepare to become foster and adoptive parents. QUALIFICATIONS: Master---s degree required in social work or equivalent. This position requires strong clinical skills as well as experience and cultural competence working with African American, Latino and LGBTQ communities. Must be fluent in Spanish and English. Must have a car and be willing to travel throughout the Bay Area. Position will involve evening and weekend work. Must be committed to the mission of Family Builders. People of color and LGBT individuals are encouraged to apply. Family Builders offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, mental health, pension, and a generous leave schedule. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Operations Manager, 1900 Embarcadero, Suite 303, Oakland, CA 94606, or email jobs()familybuilders.org. www.familybuilders.org EOE Company Description Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child---s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence.

Keywords: FAMILY BUILDERS BY ADOPTION, Oakland , Bilingual Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker, Other , Oakland, California

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