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Adoption Accelerator (Hybrid)

Company: Cornerstones of Care
Location: Leavenworth
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


Adoption Accelerator (Hybrid)


Leavenworth Location 225 Cherokee St

Leavenworth, KS

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POSITION: Adoption Accelerator (Hybrid)

DEPARTMENT: Kansas Foster Care

LOCATION: Kansas City, KS

SALARY: $38,000.00 - $46,000.00

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Adoption Accelerator is responsible for partnering with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) and the Foster Care Adoption Specialist to serve the children with a permanency goal of adoption. Key job duties include providing services to children and families who have been referred under the Foster Care Case Management Contract and have the case plan goal of Adoption. This position tracks and monitors documents needs for purposes of adoption (i.e., birth certificates, birth records, best interest staffing, Adoption applications, etc.). The Adoption Accelerator is also responsible for effectively recruiting and supporting adoptive homes for children whose goal is adoption through resources such as Wendy's Wonderful Kids, Adopt KS Kids, Adopt US Kids, 30 Days to Family, and Child Placing Agencies throughout Kansas. Additional responsibilities include networking and maintaining contact with child(ren)'s case team, preparing child(ren) and family(ies) for adoption, and supporting families and children post-placement as needed until finalization occurs.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or another Human service-related field. The ideal candidate will also have at least one (1) year of work experience with children and families. Must pass background check, physical and drug screening. This position also requires a valid driver's license and proof of current vehicle insurance.

BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers a competitive benefits package, which includes: Paid Holiday, Paid Time Away (unlimited PTO for all benefit-eligible team members), medical/dental/vision; prescriptions; accident and critical illness insurance; pet insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D); health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); retirement (401K); employee assistance program (EAP); YMCA membership discounts; Tuition Reimbursement Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at www.cornerstonesofcare.org and under the heading "About Us" click on "Join Our Team."

HOW TO APPLY: Please complete an online application at www.cornerstonesofcare.org


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    Please contact: Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department

    300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

    Phone: (816) 500- 2149 Fax: (816) 508-1757

    Like us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/cornerstonescareers

    Cornerstones of Care is an

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keywords: Cornerstones of Care, Kansas City , Adoption Accelerator (Hybrid), Other , Leavenworth, Kansas

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