Foster Care Social Worker – Tuscaloosa
Agape of Central Alabama is growing and is seeking a licensed or license eligible social worker (LBSW or higher) to join our foster care ministry as a full-time foster care social worker in our Tuscaloosa office.
The position will be responsible for supporting agency foster homes and the foster children placed in them. This position will also be actively involved in the training, approval and support of the foster families. The ideal candidate will have experience in foster care, in-home social work and/or crisis intervention. Have strong verbal and written communication skills, be able to work both independently and as a part of a team, and be able to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries. This position has some on call support responsibilities and requires a flexible schedule. The candidate needs to be proficient in multi-tasking and prioritizing needs and skilled in working with a diverse population. Clinical experience preferred.
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If you are interested in a social work internship, please send information about your internship request and a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We have limited spots for interns in our offices, in order to be considered, please send your inquiry in at least 2 months before your internship needs to start. Send cover letter describing your interest, the expectations of the internship, what location you wish to work at, and a resume to info@agapeforchildren.
WORKING AT AGAPE:
Agape of Central Alabama is a Christian foster care and adoption agency. As a ministry of Jesus Christ, our mission is that vulnerable children will find permanency in safe, nurturing families. All staff are expected to align with the values and mission of Agape including our statement of faith and statement of affirmation.