Adoption Specialist

Gulf Coast JFCS

About the organization

Gulf Coast JFCS is comprised of over 550 dedicated people committed to improving the lives children and families of all religions and nationalities. The only prerequisite is need. Annually, GCJFCS supports more than 40,000 people throughout Florida. Our programs are designed to protect children from abuse and neglect; to help people overcome substance abuse, to manage mental health, or to gain control of debilitating behaviors; to care for and connect seniors to needed services; to provide emergency financial and food assistance to support Holocaust survivors; and to welcome and help resettle refugees from around the world.

Duties

Are you excited by the prospect of working for an organization that values your professional development, offers promotional opportunities, has flexible hours AND gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of others? If so, read on!

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

This is a non- exempt position that will provide direct case adoption related services to all children in an identified placement for adoption. Once the case is approved for termination of parental rights, the Adoption Specialist will be assigned as a secondary worker who will take the case through the adoption process. The responsibility is to work with all agencies and providers to ensure all needed paperwork for the adoption process is completed timely. The specialist will ensure the child/family adoptive needs are met by helping coordinate any adoptive services in partnership with the assigned Case Manager.

WHAT WE OFFER:

$17.79 per hour
Flexible hours
15 PTO days per year
11 Paid holidays
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
403b Saving Plan with 25% match
Supplementary Accident, Hospital Indemnity and Specified Disease insurance
Paid Life/AD&D insurance
Pet, Legal and Identity Theft programs
Continuous training and professional development opportunities
Mileage Reimbursement
An opportunity to make the world a better place!

Qualifications

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited College or University.
Case Management/Licensing: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
CWCM certified

Salary

$17.79 per hour

Application instructions

Gulf Coast JFCS is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of its employees and clients, which include members of vulnerable communities. As part of this commitment, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current and newly-hired employees, unless an employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation or exemption as permitted pursuant to Gulf Coast JFCS’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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