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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 to employment@childrensaid.org.

Current Openings


  • Description:
    This position is responsible for providing job and life skills education to program participants. This is a full-time position based in Birmingham, AL. Travel required, some overnight. Ability to work flexible hours; provide 24/7 on-call response. Able to lift/push up to 30 lbs. Able to bend and stand without support. Able to walk up/down stairs without support.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, with a minimum of two years experience in child, youth and family services, professional licensure in field as applicable. Excellent leadership and organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability to establish a good rapport with homeless pregnant and/or parenting teens and to teach, coach, and model parenting and basic independent living skills necessary for a successful transition into adulthood. Ability to work with a team while evidencing the ability to think critically. Ability to plan and work independently as directed by the Program Director. Ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner. Understanding of trauma-informed care and positive youth development
    Salary: $33,000/ year

  • · Description:
    Provides intensive, short term crisis intervention and stabilization services to assist families in maintaining and strengthening their family life. Travel is required. This is a full-time position based in Mobile.

    · Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree in one of the following only: Social Work, Psychology, Human and Child Development, Counseling, or Sociology, from a college or university accredited by one of the six regional accrediting associations of the United States. Two or more years of direct social work practice in child and family services preferred. 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.
    Salary: $33,000/ year

  • · Description:
    This position is responsible for planning and implementation of ILCC youth camps, leadership conferences, Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) Independent Living Program (ILP) staff Networking Conference, DREAM Council Meetings, Celebration of Scholars, participation at a national conference for IL Youth, assisting State and County DHR offices in maintaining the National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD), promoting the Fostering Hope Scholarship Program, Alabama Education and Training Vouchers (AETV), Foster Youth to Independence Initiative (FYI), and other events and communications related to the CAS ILCC contract with DHR. Requires travel with occasional overnight.

    · Qualifications:
    Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling, licensure as applicable to degree. Three years in human services work, independent living experience preferred. Experience in special events planning and public relations preferred. Good organization, event coordination, communication and problem solving skills. Computer proficient in use of Outlook, Word, Excel. Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability and willingness to work occasional weekends and non-traditional hours. Ability to work as a team leader and team player, encouraging a positive atmosphere for a teamwork approach in event planning. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Competent in 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.
    Salary: $43,000/ year


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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