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Foster Parent Recruiter 

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Join the SAFY Family

Do you have a passion to serve families and youth right where they are?

Does seeing transformation in the lives of family and children motivate you?

Are you a people person who thrives on networking?

We are seeking mission focused professionals to serve as a full time Foster Parent Recruiter responsible for serving as the Birmingham Division’s key liaison with the community for recruiting potential foster parents to serve the children in our care.

As a Foster Parent Recruiter, you would:

  • Build relationships with current and prospective foster parents, local businesses, news media, churches, community volunteers and leaders.
  • Works individually and in conjunction with other staff, foster parents, and community-based volunteers to develop and implement an on-going recruitment campaign to attract people interested in becoming foster parents.
  • Coordinate, plan, schedule, facilitate or oversee speaking engagements at community/civic organizations.
  • Coordinate exhibits and special events. Identify, coordinate and participate in recruitment opportunities such as foster parent/child welfare conferences, trainings, and community events. Coordinate local advertising and writing of press releases and feature articles for publications.
  • Pursue leads and inquiries from parties interested in becoming foster parents using phone, email, direct contact, and mail.
  • Manage marketing/sales/public relations budget with guidelines. Monitor competitors’ foster parent recruitment and advertising activities.
  • Travel throughout Birmingham and surrounding counties, including unfamiliar, hard to reach rural areas. Overall hours being worked outside of the office is estimated to be around 50%.
  • Set your schedule in collaboration with the team. Generally, we work 40+ hours a week based on the availability of the families we serve. There may be times when you may need to work until 8pm or later and during the weekends. Your supervisor will work with you to flex time as needed.
 
Position Requirements

What you bring to this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in the field of business, communications, marketing, or related field is required.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a recruiting, sales, community relations, customer relations. Demonstrated presentation/public speaking skills. Strong communication skills. High level of responsiveness and since of urgency in serving customers.

 
Number of Openings 1  
Location Alabama - Birmingham  
About the Organization SAFY's Mission
SAFY is Preserving Families & Securing Futures.

SAFY's Model of Care is a way of working with families across service systems to enhance their capacity to care for and protect their children. Focusing on permanency, safety, and well-being and needs within the context of the family and community, we build on each individual's strengths to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes.  
Employment Type Full Time/Exempt 

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