Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the team of dedicated professionals at America World Adoption. The employment opportunities below will require your letter of interest, your resume and your Statement of Faith to be emailed to the respective Human Resource office.

What is a Statement of Faith? 

A Statement of Faith is a brief description of your Christian faith and how you believe it would impact your involvement with America World. It should include, at a minimum, a brief narrative of your faith journey and how that journey has continued to shape your daily life, along with a description of the spiritual disciplines that have helped to develop your faith. 

Why do we require a Statement of Faith?

As an agency, America World exists to help America’s families and the world’s orphans experience the love of Jesus Christ through the Spirit of Adoption. We strive to support families in the adoption journey, as well as promote the placement of as many children into Christian homes as possible. By requiring that our staff members are experiencing a growing relationship with Christ, we are able to provide the Christian support and guidance that helps realize this vision.

Director of Social Services, Minnesota

America World Adoption Association, a Christian, non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, VA is seeking a Director of Social Services in Minnesota on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting/supervising home studies and post placements; obtaining and maintaining the agency’s license in accordance with state regulations; conducting home study orientation meetings and training for families; managing a network of as-needed social workers to conduct home studies and post placements with families; conducting initial on-the-job training for social workers; assisting public relations managers with adoption events as needed; meeting with at the family’s home during or after business hours.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

Candidate must be a licensed independent social worker. Master’s degree in Social Work or a related human service/child welfare field required with prior experience in family and children’s services. A driver's license and ability to travel 3-5 hours is also required.
Qualified applicants should respond with a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith to AffiliateHR@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.

Home Study Coordinator - Savannah, Georgia

America World Adoption Association, a Christian, non-profit international adoption agency based in McLean, VA is seeking an adoption social worker in the Savannah, GA area on a part-time, as-needed basis. Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours and assisting the public relations team with adoption events as needed.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an accredited social work program or related human service degree is required plus two years of experience in adoption or foster care. A driver's license and ability to travel 2-4 hours is also required.
Qualified applicants should respond with a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith to AffiliateHR@awaa.org or fax to 888-466-8922.

Home Study Coordinator - Virginia

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the Lynchburg and Roanoke Virginia areas on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; assisting the public relations team with adoption fellowship groups and seminars as needed; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours. The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

Master’s degree in Social Work or human services/child welfare field preferred with at least two years’ experience in adoption social work or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field combined with four years’ experience in adoption social work.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith** to Attention Human Resources at humanresources@awaa.org

Home Study Coordinator, South Florida

America World Adoption Association, an evangelical Christian non-profit international adoption agency, is seeking an adoption Home Study Coordinator to work in the South Florida (Port St. Lucie, Jupiter, or West Palm Beach) area on a part-time, as-needed basis.

Responsibilities include conducting and writing home studies and post placements; assisting the public relations team with adoption fellowship groups and seminars as needed; meeting with adoptive families during or after business hours. The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, has dynamic skills to communicate with prospective families the blessing of adoption, is thorough and complete in dealing with all issues and problems, is a self-starter and able to follow through on tasks, has excellent verbal/written communication skills, and has basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

Master’s degree in Social Work or human services/child welfare field preferred with at least two years’ experience in adoption social work or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field combined with four years’ experience in adoption social work.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and statement of faith** to Affiliate HR or fax to 888-466-8922.

Internships

America World Adoption Association is seeking individuals to serve as summer interns (unpaid) in several departments. Part-time and full-time internships are available in public relations, adoption programs, and office administration.

The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible, feels a calling to be involved with adoption and orphan care, is currently seeking a degree in a field relevant to the applicable department (e.g. social work, human services, public relations, human resources/office administration, etc.), and possesses basic computer skills.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to Human Resources.