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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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 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:
    Children's Aid Society of Alabama is a non-profit social services agency changing lives, building families, and strengthening communities in Alabama for over 100 years. APAC is a program of CAS.

    The Pre-Adoption Team Leader 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.

    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. 

    The Pre-Adoption Team Leader is a full-time position based in Birmingham, with travel, some overnight.

  • This position is responsible for providing job and life skills education to PI Program participants.

    Minimum Education: High school diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field preferred.
    Minimum Work Experience: 2 years in child, youth, and family services.

    Required Licenses/Certifications: Professional licensure if applicable to degree. Valid Alabama driver license and auto insurance minimum liability 100/300.

    Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 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 good rapport with homeless pregnant and/or parenting teens and to teach, coach, and model parenting and basic independent living skills necessary for successful transition into adulthood. Ability to work with a team while evidencing 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.

    Required Internal Certification/Trainings: Bi-annual TB skin test/medical report

    Travel, 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

  • Description:
    This position is responsible for managing communications between and among State and Local
    Department of Human Resources Independent Living Program (ILP) staff, Youth in Alabama’s foster care system, local, state and national IL providers and CAS ILCC staff through website, social media, newsletter, videoing, branding and photography.

    Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, Marketing or related field preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in related field and experience with DHR Foster Care System will be considered.
    Minimum Work Experience: Experience in digital communications, with emphasis on website and social media marketing. Background with DHR Foster Care System preferred.
    Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid Alabama driver’s license and auto insurance minimum liability 100/300.
    Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Good communication and problem-solving skills. Computer and software proficiency; understanding of website management, social media, and marketing strategies. Good writing and editing skills. Graphic design skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to work with a team while evidencing ability to think critically; plan and carry independent work when directed. Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency. Understanding of trauma informed care.


INTERNSHIPS

Children’s Aid Society of Alabama (CAS) seeks to pair interested individuals with appropriate 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 interning at CAS, please download and submit the application by email, mail, or fax.  Thank you for your interest! 


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