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Children's Aid Society, a non-profit organization established in 1912, recruits for administrative/management, clerical, clinical, social service, and paraprofessional positions. CAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.


Instructions to apply:

  1. Review current openings listed.
  2. Download and fill out each of the following documents.
  3. Email completed documents along with your resume with salary requirements to employment@childrensaid.org.

Current Openings


ADOPTIVE FAMILY RECRUITER (PT) - Montgomery, AL

Description:
The position carries out recruitment of prospective adoptive families interested in adopting children waiting in foster care without an identified adoptive resource.  The position advocates for APAC trained families in the DHR matching process; co-leads TIPS classes in region; and serves as an active member and in collaboration with Pre-Adoption Services team. THERE IS ONE (1) PART-TIME POSITION OPEN:  based in Montgomery. Travel required, some overnight.

Qualifications:
Significant life experience as a Foster or Adoptive Parent or Adult Adoptee. Will consider candidate with Bachelor’s Degree in lieu of life experience. Minimum of 3 years working with children/families involved with child welfare system if no significant life experience with foster or adoption. Computer proficient, excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, ability to work independently but collaboratively to achieve program outcomes. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Understanding of trauma informed care. Must have reliable automobile, valid AL driver's license and liability insurance with bodily injury limits of 100/300, clearance with the Alabama Central Registry on Child Abuse and Neglect, and/or other clearances that may be legally mandated or authorized. 


FAMILY PARTNERS THERAPIST - Jasper, AL

Description:
Provides intensive, short-term, crisis intervention and stabilization services to assist families in maintaining and strengthening their family life, including individual and family therapy. Travel is required. This position is based in Jasper, AL.

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling from a college or university accredited by one of the six regional accrediting associations of the United States; LGSW, LCSW, ALC, and/or LPC. Two years of proven post master’s experience or a Master’s Degree in the field of social work, psychology, or counseling with five years of proven post master’s experience in family and child services; associated experiences with children, youth, and families. Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Computer proficiency. Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability to work with a team while evidencing ability to think critically; carry caseload as required by contract. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Understanding of trauma informed care. Must have reliable automobile, valid AL driver’s license and auto insurance with minimum liability 100/300, clearance with the Alabama Central Registry on Child Abuse and Neglect, and/or other clearances that may be legally mandated or authorized.


IL YOUTH CONSULTANT - Birmingham, AL

Description:
Provides consultation on issues related to older youth in foster care and independent living (IL). Travel and flexible schedule required. The position is based in Birmingham, AL.

Qualifications:
***Must be a recently emancipated foster youth.***

High school diploma or equivalent, post-secondary educational or vocational training preferred. Good computer and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and coordinate projects. Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Experience on IL youth advisory councils. Ability to establish rapport with youth and adults, relating to youth in care and independent living. Ability to present in a group setting. Ability to relate to individuals in new settings. Must have reliable automobile, valid AL driver’s license and acceptable driving record, liability insurance of 100/300 limits, clearance with the Alabama Central Registry on Child Abuse and Neglect, and/or other clearances that may be legally mandated or authorized.


APAC Family Advocate - Montgomery, AL

Description:
This position is responsible for supporting the Regional Team Leader and assisting in providing all regional Alabama Pre/Post Adoption Connection (APAC) services. Travel and flexible schedule required. This position is based in Montgomery.

Qualifications:
Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field. Prefer LMSW, LICSW, or LPC license/eligibility. More than 3 years’ experience in casework or clinical work with adoptive/foster families. Good communication and problem solving skills. Computer proficiency. Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability to work with a team while evidencing ability to think critically; plan and carry independent work when directed by the Regional Team Leader. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Understanding of trauma informed care. Must have reliable automobile, valid AL driver's license and auto insurance, clearance with the Alabama Central Registry on Child Abuse and Neglect, and/or other clearances that may be legally mandated or authorized. 


OFFICE CLERK - Birmingham (SouthSide)

Description:

This position assists the Office Administrator in providing support for the general operations of the agency, requiring management of multiple assignments from administrative team members. Key responsibilities are receptionist, assisting in front office and community space management and maintaining agency records with confidentiality and sensitivity, and providing quality customer service.This position is based in Birmingham, AL.

Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED equivalent. Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar position. Excellent communication and writing skills. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products, to include data entry and Mail Merge. Good problem solving skills; ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability to work with a team while evidencing ability to think critically; ability to plan and carry independent work when directed. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Understanding of trauma informed care. Must have reliable automobile, valid AL driver’s license and liability insurance with bodily injury limits of 100/300, and good driving record. Must undergo clearance with the Alabama Central Registry on Child Abuse and Neglect, and/or other clearances that may be legally mandated or authorized.


VOLUNTEER or UNPAID INTERNSHIP

Children’s Aid Society of Alabama (CAS) seeks to pair interested individuals with appropriate volunteer and/or unpaid internship opportunities.  Our mission is, “Changing Lives, Building Families, Strengthening Communities.” CAS programs serve children, youth and families through a variety of initiatives you may preview throughout this website.  If you are interested in volunteering or interning at CAS, please download and submit the application by email or fax.  Thank you for your interest! 


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