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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. Upload documents in specified locations on CAS Application for Employment or email to employment@childrensaid.org.

Current Openings


  • 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. There is one full-time position available based in Birmingham.

    Qualifications:
    Master's degree in Social Work, LMSW or LICSW, license/eligibility. More than 3 years of  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 the 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. 

  • Description:
    Provides supervision to the Family Partners Specialists and oversees the delivery of intensive, short term crisis intervention and stabilization services to families. Travel is required. This position is based in Jasper, AL.

    Qualifications:
    Master’s Degree in 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; LGSW, LCSW or LPC license/eligibility if applicable to degree. Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience working with children, youth, and families, plus two years of successful full-time, paid supervisory experience in a social services setting. 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 Program Director. 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.

  • · Description:
    This position is responsible for coordinating APAC’s pre-adoption services statewide. The position guides and supervises APAC’s recruitment, training, and home study services related to adoptive family resources under the supervision of the APAC Program Director. Travel required, some overnight.

    · Qualifications:
    Master's degree in Social Work, LMSW, or LICSW.  Five years experience in Alabama’s child welfare services, with 5 years in adoption/foster care. Management experience, excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills required. Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability to work as a team leader and player, encouraging a positive atmosphere for a teamwork approach. Computer proficiency. 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. 

  • · Description:
    This position is responsible for coordinating marketing and communication activities for APAC services under the guidance of APAC Program Director and in collaboration with CAS Director of Development & Marketing. This position is based in Birmingham. Travel required, some overnight.

    · Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design, or related field preferred. Experience with SDHR Foster Care System will be considered a plus. Successful experiences in marketing and communication activities, including website and social media work. Good communication and problem-solving skills. Computer and software proficiency, understanding of website building, social media, and marketing strategies. Good writing and editing skills. Proven photography, videography, and graphic design skills. Capacity to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to work as a team leader and team player, encouraging a positive atmosphere for a teamwork approach in event planning and public relations efforts. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Understanding of trauma-informed care. Valid Alabama driver license and auto insurance minimum liability 100/300.

  • Description:
    This position is responsible for responding to and supporting potential foster/adoptive families inquiring through AdoptUsKids toll-free phone line and website and providing backup support for inquiries from DHR’s website and statewide toll-free line. This position also supports recruitment events and TIPS/GPS training as needed. This is a part-time position. Travel required, some overnight.

    Qualifications:
    BS preferred. Minimum of 3 years working with children/families involved with the child welfare system. Prefer Foster and/or Adoptive Parent experience. Knowledge of TIPS/GPS training, special needs adoption issues, adoption and foster resources in Alabama helpful but not required. Computer proficient, excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, ability to work independently. 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. 

  • Description:
    This position is responsible for coordinating TIPS/GPS/DT classes in the Birmingham area, preparing prospective adoption resources of waiting, and conducting comprehensive home studies/family portfolios for families successfully completing the classes and selecting to proceed with the home study phase. Travel required, some overnight.
    Qualifications:
    Master’s Degree in Social Work, LMSW, or LICSW or licensed eligible. 3 years with adoption/foster care population, TIPS/GPS teaching preferred. Requires good communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Computer Proficiency. Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis. Ability to work as a team leader and team player, encouraging a positive atmosphere for a teamwork approach. 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


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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