Oakland CA LGBT Project Director Family Builders by Adoption

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Family Builders by AdoptionOakland, CA

We currently have a position open for the getREAL California Project Director. The getREAL Project Director has primary responsibility for developing and delivering all aspects of the project whose primary goal is to integrate sexual orientation and gender identity/expression (SOGIE)-informed policy and practice into California’s child welfare system. The Project Director will lead a multiple-year implementation effort aimed at increasing the competency and capacity of the statewide system in serving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and gender non-conforming (GNC) children and youth. The Project Director will develop resources for professionals and families to improve outcomes for LGBT and GNC children and youth in the child welfare system

Oakland CA LGBT Project Director Family Builders by Adoption

Oakland CA LGBT Project Director Family Builders by Adoption


Master’s degree in social work, public policy, other human services fields, or equivalent. Thorough knowledge of and experience working with the child welfare system. In-depth understanding of issues facing LGBT and GNC youth in out-of-home care. Knowledge of issues related to racial disparities within child-serving public systems. Excellent writing and public speaking skills. This position requires air travel as well as the use of own vehicle for local travel. Must be committed to the mission of Family Builders.
Family Builders offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, pension, and generous leave benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Family Builders by Adoption, Attn: Office Manager, 401 Grand Ave., Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94610, fax (510) 272-0277 or email officemanager@familybuilders.org.



Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master’s

Family Builders is a non-profit, licensed foster care and adoption agency, serving children in the foster care system. Family Builders believes that every child has the right to grow up in a permanent, nurturing family regardless of that child’s age, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or medical, physical or emotional condition. Family Builders educates the community about the needs of waiting children, advocates on their behalf, and places children with permanent, secure families through adoption, and other forms of permanence.

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