Wendy’s Wonderful Kids (WWK) Recruiter, New Mexico

The professional hired for this position will execute intensive, child-focused recruitment programs targeted exclusively on finding permanent adoptive families for waiting children in the New Mexico foster care system.

Specific Job Responsibilities/Duties include:

  • Managing a caseload of 12-15 youth in the New Mexico foster care system and actively seeking legal permanency for these youth
  • Implementing the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Child-Focused Recruitment Model
  • Maintaining accurate records, case notes, written assessments, and data collection and submitting program reports as required by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
  • Visiting each youth on the caseload monthly, as well as attending case staffings, permanency team meetings, and other meetings as related to the youth’s permanency plans
  • Building and sustaining strong working partnerships with the NM Children, Youth and Families (CYFD) Department and private community-based child welfare organizations, locally and throughout the state
  • Working collaborative with CYFD Adoption Consultants to identify and facilitate potential matches for youth
  • Providing pre- and post-adoption support for families who are matched with a youth on the caseload
  • Attending educational opportunities provided by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption including, but not limited to, the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Summit (Columbus, OH)
  • Traveling extensively throughout the state to build and maintain effective relationships with waiting youth and relevant CYFD staff

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To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to kids@adoptex.org. Please put Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter, New Mexico in the subject line of your email.

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