Foster Family Recruiter/Trainer

Anna's House Foundation
March 15, 2019
Edmond, OK
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Position Description:

  • Recruit potential foster families, alternate caregivers, and volunteers through church presentations, civic groups, community events, and social media, and respond to inquiries within 24 business hours.
  • Responsible for implementing, maintaining, and updating the OKDHS recruitment plan and submitting to DHS quarterly.
  • Responsible for creating and updating new marketing materials for AHF in collaboration with ED.
  • Responsible for collaborating with ED to establish and maintain yearly internal recruitment goals.
  • Identify groups with the highest potential for targeted recruitment to meet the needs of children in care.
  • Responsible for foster parent orientation and training Pre-resource training at least 10 times annually.
  • Responsible for coordinating monthly support group training.
  • Responsible for planning and implementing yearly continuing education opportunities.
  • Train CPR for all incoming and current AHF families as needed.
  • Collaborate with DHS support center for warm transfers and referrals.
  • Meet individually with inquiries as needed.
  • Manage progress of inquiries in data management system.
  • Maintain regular in office hours; notify supervisor when flex or comp time is necessary.

Position Qualifications:

  • Skilled at working in a team and place organizational success above personal success
  • Proficient at creating and tracking project schedules
  • Willingness to communicate by phone or email outside of normal business hours
  • Willingness to meet with potential families outside of normal business hours
  • Skilled at working well independently and within continuously evolving teams and other organizations
  • High level of work ethic, integrity, and transparency with all projects
    Position Requirements:
  • At a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in social work or behavioral or social science or a related field
  • Detail oriented, with strong written and oral communication skills in order to manage a continuous workflow of a high volume, multi-tasking environment
  • Energetic, articulate and self-assured, and possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with persons of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in a manner that demonstrates sensitivity toward difference
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with local organizations and churches.
  • Knowledge/experience related to foster care

Position Reports to:

Executive Director

To Apply for this Job:

Email your resume and cover letter to

Application Deadline:

Friday, March 29, 2019

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