The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Champaign has an opening for an Adoption Specialist. Responsibilities include recruiting, training, evaluating and supporting potential adoptive parents for the Domestic Infant, Embryo and Adoption Waiting Children in the Champaign area, licensing and monitoring homes during pre and post adoption period, conducting parent trainings, support groups and workshops on adoption related topics, writing home studies and report of investigations for the court, providing outreach in the communities to increase awareness of adoption related issues, and assisting the Foster Care program with specific needs such as licensing, monitoring or assisting with adoption conversions. Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Human Service field, prior child welfare experience, strong organizational skills, ability to pass a DCFS background check, flexibility and willingness to travel. Must possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience. Submit cover letter, resume and three current letters of reference no later than June 2, 2017. EOE

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