Child Placing Agency Adoption Specialist

Full Time Adoption Specialist

Position Overview:

  • Tracks incoming adoption packets from the initial assignment to completion
  • Follows up with CPA Specialists prior to the adoption assessment due date
  • Attends home visits to help assess the family for adoption 
  • Helps collect and review documentation needed for adoptive family assessment
  • Reviews and edits draft adoptive family assessments
  • Completes adoptive family assessments for foster homes and adopt only families
  • Invoices the adoptive family assessments when completed and submitted
  • Researches websites for adopt only families to match children available for adoption
  • Provides crisis/on call services and 24 hour, 7 days a week support to assigned families
  • Maintains regular contact with supervisor

Requirements Include:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in human services field; licensure by the BSRB preferred
  • Requires at least two years child welfare and/or family services experience with some adoption experience
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record 
  • Must pass pre-employment background checks, fingerprinting and drug screening