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

Job Details
Lansing

(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.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    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

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St. Vincent Catholic Charities
Attn: Ms. Shawn Koster
Fax: 517-886-1191
jobs@stvcc.org
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