Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter - St. Vincent Catholic Charities

Job Details

(Regular Full Time / Exempt)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Recruit adoptive families for children that have been in the foster care system for a significant amount of time.  Meet with children waiting to be adopted to determine what type of family would best meet their needs.  Complete a thorough case review of every child referred to the program to identify any relatives or significant adults that have been in the child’s life that may be possible placement options.  

•    Recruitment of Adoptive Families that have been previously certified. 
•    Recommend possible matches between children and pre-adoptive families.
•    Meet with and provide orientation to prospective adoptive parents, when necessary. 
•    Use the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Child-Focused Recruitment Strategy. 
•    Arrange necessary authorization to utilize photos of Wendy’s wonderful Kids children, as appropriate and as permitted by the custodial agency. 
•    Attend the Annual Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter Summit hosted by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. 
•    Participate in evaluation activities as directed by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. 
•    Adhere to the Marketing and Promotions Style Guide provided by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
•    Develop and implement recruitment plans for children referred for recruitment services. 
•    Participates in regular and on-going supervision, consulting, and informing the supervisor on work-related issues.  
•    Contribute to writing grant renewals.
•    Will participate in additional and reasonable responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Adoption Program Manager.

This is a full-time regular position with the following benefits package:  medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, EAP, life, disability and retirement.   Our retirement includes two plans, a defined benefits plan as well as a 403(b) option.  The defined benefit plan has a five year cliff vesting for eligible employees.  In addition to the benefits package, there are paid holidays, vacation and sick time.  

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Master’s degree in social work or in a related field with at least two years of child welfare experience, preferably in foster care adoption. A Bachelor’s Degree in social work or in a related human service filed and adoption experience may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.
Registration, licenses, certifications or special training: 
A valid Michigan Driver License, access to reliable transportation and maintain appropriate insurance.  Ability to endure extensive driving throughout the State of Michigan.

RESPOND BY:  Open Until Filled

St. Vincent Catholic Charities
Attn: Ms. Shawn Koster
Fax: 517-886-1191
**Include Resume, Cover Letter and Compensation History***

Email / Website
Email Address: 
Share this