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Join Our Team and Change Children’s Lives

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We believe that every child deserves a childhood free of abuse and neglect. FosterAdoptConnect is an innovative and rewarding place to work where you can make a difference for kids and families every day. Learn more about career opportunities at FosterAdopt Connect.

Available Positions

Independence, MO (West Missouri)

Part-Time Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

FosterAdopt Connect is seeking a part-time LPN for our Behavioral Health Care program serving foster children and youth. Job responsibilities include patient check in, scheduling appointments, addressing patient and parent questions and concerns, maintaining patient records, medication reconciliation, advocating for patient needs, and other duties as assigned.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Marina Olson

Extreme Recruiter

Be part of an innovative program designed to find forever families for youth who have been in foster care for too long! Check out the Vice episode here

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Jennifer Townsend

Resource Development Advocate

The Resource Development Advocate provides assessment of families for foster/relative/adoptive/respite licensure. The Resource Development Advocate is also responsible for building and maintaining a working relationship with licensed families. The Resource Development Advocate will provide on-going support and advocacy though quarterly visits and monthly contact.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Kelly Cain

Family Connections Behavioral Specialist

The Behavioral Specialist responsible for the daily supervision and well-being of the youth placed in the Family Connections Center.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Ashley Bayley

Family Connections Behavioral Specialist, PRN

The Behavioral Specialist responsible for the daily supervision and well-being of the youth placed in the Family Connections Center. A PRN Behavioral Specialist is available to work morning, evening, or overnight shifts as available when coverage is needed as well as assist with transportation to school and doctor appointments.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Ashley Bayley

Development Internship

The Fundraising Development Intern will work under the direction of the Development Coordinator to assist in activities specifically related to donor relations and special events.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Courtney Ryan

Springfield, MO (Southwest Missouri)

Chillicothe, MO (Northwest Missouri)

Poplar Bluff, MO (Southeast Missouri)

Lenexa, KS (East Kansas)

Other Positions

Behavioral Interventionist

Assists with re-direction, teaching of replacement positive behaviors to the child, coaching, and role-modeling to the family how to address the child's behavior, with the goal of the child healing from trauma within the family home.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Nathan Ross

General Applications

To apply in general, submit the following information to Jennifer Johnson at jenniferj@fosteradopt.org:

  • Resume with references
  • A writing sample (one page or longer) that showcases your abilities
  • Cover letter indicating why working for FosterAdopt Connect is important to you, please detail any personal connection you have to foster care or adoption

FosterAdopt Connect does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its programs or services. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and members.