Position: CHOICES Birth Parent Coordinator

Line of Authority: Kristen Windsor, Domestic Director

Employment Status: 15-20 hours/week and on-call rotation

Basic Functions: Coordination of services for birth parent(s) involved with the CHOICES domestic infant program.


Position Requirements: Master Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service-related field and 2 years’ experience in a health/human services field. Must have experience with adoption and birth parent resources.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee recruitment and management of expectant parents considering adoption
  • Oversee obtaining legal consents and documentation for birth parents
  • Flexibility being on-call (volunteer basis)
  • Assist with vetting of birth parents for acceptance into program
  • Outreach efforts for the state and local communities as demonstrated by increased engagement with birth parents and development of resources and supports during pregnancy and post-delivery. Outreach to applicable contacts, clinics, and organizations across NC/SC to increase awareness of CHOICES program
  • Professional and appropriate engagement with birth parents through the vetting, adoption plan, finalization period, and post-placement
  • Active engagement to reduce program exposure to scammers
  • Engage with Marketing Team to expand awareness of CHOICES program
  • Responsive to birth parents and families based on their needs
  • Maintain all documentation in adherence to regulations and updated in eAdopt
  • Coordinate with CHOICES Director for potential meetings pre/post-placement with adoptive parents and birth parents
  • Acquire and maintain knowledge of all regulation and legal requirements for services and integrate compliance within the service delivery
  • Program development in collaboration with team and designated stakeholders
  • Maintain collaborative and supportive relationships with client families, other agencies, and all CAS team members
  • Continually develop knowledge of agency programs and policies, domestic adoption issues, state adoption law, and other regulations affecting domestic adoption
  • Participate in periodic adoption webinars and other trainings as requested
  • Other tasks as assigned

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Requires excellent writing and editing skills with attention to detail
  • Must reflect the ability to work with professionals and clients in a professional manner
  • Respects and maintains client confidentiality
  • Must reflect sensitivity to client needs and responsiveness to cultural differences present in the agency’s service population
  • Knowledge of domestic adoption
  • Knowledge of resources and services available for pregnant and post-partum parents
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