Employment Opportunities

GCAC, Giving Children A Chance is an organization filled with passionate and team oriented individuals who are committed to the mission of improving the lives of Georgia's foster children.  The organization has a proven track record of providing exceptional care to foster children through the development  and implementation of best practices in the industry.  The organization is always looking  for dedicated individuals who are seeking a rewarding career in a family-like atmosphere.  

 

GCAC of Georgia, Giving Children a Chance is seeking a Director of Foster Parent Recruitment and Development.   This position is responsible for the recruitment and development of foster families within the organization.  The role includes but is not limited to interviewing potential foster families, conducting home visits, and writing home studies.   

This individual should have strong assessment and excellent writing skills.  The ideal candidate will have much knowledge of the foster care system and a full understanding of the role of foster families.  The applicant will possess superb organizational and communication skills. 

The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Child and Family Development or Health and Human Services field with 3 or more years of experience.  IMPACT and SAFE certifications are beneficial but not mandatory.    The individual must have a passion for children and enjoy working in a team focused environment.  The applicant must have the ability to work well with others and strive for exceptional customer service delivery. 

 

GCAC of Georgia, Giving Children a Chance is seeking a Foster Child Case Manager.  The individual should be well organized and pay close attention to detail, possess excellent time management skills, have successful conflict management abilities, have strong knowledge of child development, have an understanding of child and adolescent mental health issues and demonstrate sound documentation skills.

This position is responsible for developing a plan of care for the child while providing quality case management, direct placement services and supervision following placement of children with the agency.  The individual will serve as a liaison with staff from the Department of Family and Children Services, medical professionals, school personnel, and members of the judicial system, biological parents and foster parents. 

An optimal candidate for this role must possess a four year bachelor’s degree or Master’s in Social Work, Psychology, or Human Services field with some 2 to 5 years of relevant Case Management experience.  The individual should have a passion for children and be able to work cross-functionally within the organization.  The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a great understanding of how to work with others from all walks of life while delivering exceptional customer service. 

To apply, please send your resume, salary requirements and a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in this position to heatherl@gcacofgeorgia.com

 

 

 

 

 

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