The Center for Nonprofit Communication

Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

From time to time we get local job listings from organizations here in the Ozarks Region. Some of these positions are paid while others are volunteer positions. We encourage you to look through the current list of available jobs.

Licensing Worker

Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association

Program Coordinator

Council of Churches of the Ozarks

Resource Development Associate

Boys & Girls Club of Springfield

Executive Director

NAMI Southwest Missouri

Extreme Recruitment Recruiter

Reports To: Recruitment Programs Director

Summary: To work intensively with Extreme Recruitment program staff and the child welfare system to locate family and resources for foster children, who otherwise may not have adoptive options available to them prior to aging out of foster care.

Responsibilities: Carry out all aspects of multi-faceted, child-specific adoption recruitment for a caseload of 4-9 youth in foster care. Serve each youth for 12-20 weeks, ensuring a system of supportive adults for at least 90% of youth, and achieving permanency through adoption or guardianship for at least 70% of youth. Responsibilities include case record review, assessment, adoption preparation, network building, and completing a recruitment plan.

Skills/Experience:

  • Familiarity with the child welfare system in Greene and Christian Counties (preferred).
  • A minimum of three years of related experience working with foster care/adoption.
  • Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field required; Master’s preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary within a multi-state area.
  • Flexibility to work varied and irregular hours and days.
  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license and reliable vehicle. 

Please send qualified resumes to:

Elizabeth Ross
liz@mfcaa.org 

Extreme Recruitment Detective

Reports To: Recruitment Programs Director

Summary: Work with Extreme Recruitment staff by utilizing investigative skills and experience to help locate family, individuals, and resources with the goal of identifying an adoptive resource for children in foster care.  

Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of this position is to locate individuals who may be related to children in foster care with a goal of building personal contact information, such as current address, home or cell phone:

  • Conducting background/activity checks, and courthouse research.
  • Utilize databases such as LEWeb, Crimematrix, US Search, ATT, zabasearch, casenet, etc.
  • Ascertain reliable contact information and verify as needed (i.e. home visits, etc.).
  • Conduct home visits to interview prospective family members or obtain additional contact information about family members.
  • Conduct informal background screenings, using law enforcement databases or court records.

Skills/Experience:

  • Eligibility for registration as a private investigator in Missouri and surrounding states.
  • Law enforcement investigative experience (minimum 5-10 years preferred).
  • Associates/bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary within a multi-state area.
  • Flexibility to work varied and irregular hours and days.
  • Possess a valid state-issued driver's license and reliable vehicle.

Please send qualified resumes to:

Elizabeth Ross
liz@mfcaa.org

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