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Social Worker for LGBTQ Program

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Family Builders by Adoption
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Santa Clara, CA
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Publicado hace 17 días

Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child’s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence.

Family Builders strives for an inclusive and antiracist workplace culture that advances belonging and well-being for staff. Family Builders is committed to a workforce representing people from all identities, backgrounds, abilities and perspectives; valuing the voices, experiences, culture, and intersectional identities of each individual. Our efforts to support employees are grounded in Family Builders’ advocacy for culturally informed care and our goals to promote awareness, education and systemic change regarding race and culture.

SUMMARY:

The Social Worker will implement a new innovative program model to provide family engagement, advocacy and support to families of LGBTQ and gender expansive youth in foster care and/or at risk of entering care. The Social Worker will also work in collaboration with the Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children’s Services to provide and coordinate comprehensive LGBTQ related support and consultation to workers.

The Social Worker will work with families and other caregivers of referred youth to build or rebuild relationships, educate and train, and provide other support as needed where there are challenges for family members in regards to the youth’s sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. The goal of the project is to achieve permanency for LGBTQ youth.

This position is based in Santa Clara County, with travel to the Family Builders main office in Oakland occasionally required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field. Experience working with youth in the foster care system and comprehensive SOGIE knowledge and experience working with LGBTQ youth. Experience working with African American and Latino families and communities. Current Driver’s License and a working automobile are required. Must be committed to the mission of the agency. Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus. LGBTQ individuals and people of color are encouraged to apply.

Family Builders offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, pension, and generous leave benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Operations Director, 1900 Embarcadero, Suite 303, Oakland, CA 94606, or email cbath[at]familybuilders[dot]org.

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Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that…

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  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    15 de diciembre de 2021
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    14 de diciembre de 2021
  • Educación
    Maestría/Máster

Compensación

Medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, pension, and generous leave benefits.

Medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, pension, and generous leave benefits.

Nivel de Idiomas

English

Spanish desired but not required

English

Spanish desired but not required

Ubicación

Presencial
Santa Clara, CA, USA

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Instrucciones:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Operations Director, 1900 Embarcadero, Suite 303, Oakland, CA 94606, or email cbath[at]familybuilders[dot]org.

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