Family Development Specialist


: $38,660.00 - $73,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Social Services/Counseling

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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?

We are seeking a mission focused professionals to serve as a full time Family Development Specialist responsible for serving SAFY of Montgomery, Alabama by providing initial and on-going training and development of foster families and conduct/write initial and recertification home studies.

As a Family Development Specialist, you would:
  • Pursue all inquiries of interest from parties interested in becoming foster parents.
  • Perform a home study of prospective foster parent(s) and their home environment according to SAFY policy and specific requirements of the state.
  • Organize and schedule the foster parent(s) pre-service training program. This includes, arranging presenters, locating and scheduling meeting sites, and notifying attendees.
  • Conduct the orientation training sessions and assure that the content and required number of training hours is provided according to SAFY policy and state regulations.
  • Complete all elements of the licensing process for each parent/home that successfully completes all phases of training, within 90 days.
  • Complete the re-certification of foster homes in a timely manner according to licensing regulations.
  • Be in compliance with monthly and quarterly requirements as defined annually by QI plan.
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Travel required
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in the field of social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, child & family studies is required.
Licensure Requirements:
  • LBSW, LGSW/LMSW, or LCSW is required in the State of Alabama.
Experience Requirements:
  • Three years of relevant experience is required with above listed degrees and experience in child welfare preferred.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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