Friday, February 09, 2007

Job Opening:
Social Workers
Family Builders for Adoption

Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders by Adoption is predicated on the belief that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family. 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 permanency.

Family Builders welcomes traditional families, single parent families, both men and women, gay and lesbian families, transracial and multiracial families and all other families as prospective parents. Family Builders is committed to serving all families equally with dignity and respect.

We have several social work positions open in our Oakland and San Francisco offices. All positions require MSW/MA or equivalent.

Social Work Supervisor in our San Francisco office. The Social Work Supervisor is responsible for the daily operation of the Adoption SF Project which provides recruitment, training and home studies for San Francisco county. Includes clinical supervision, managing work flow and assignments, and providing a direct link with SFDHS unit supervisors.Adoption Social Worker who will conduct home studies, as well as provide training and support to families as they prepare to become adoptive parents. This position will be based in our SF office, and will serve families throughout the Bay Area.

Permanency Social Workers. The social worker will work directly with older youth in the foster care system to create a permanent family. They will work with birth families and permanent families; provide clinical support services to youth and families and facilitate support groups for youth and families.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, mental health, pension and a generous holiday schedule.

Please visit our website at

To apply please send resumes to Family Builders by Adoption, 528 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610, email or fax 510-272-0277.People of color and former foster youth strongly encouraged to apply! EOE.

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