Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Posted on: 3/16/2017
Job Title: Social Worker -- LGBT Program
Job Description:

The Social Worker will provide family engagement, advocacy and support to families of LGBTQ youth in foster care and/or at risk of entering care.   The Social Worker will also work in collaboration with the Santa Clara County Department of Family & Children’s Services to provide and coordinate comprehensive LGBTQ related support and consultation to workers.

The Social Worker will work with families and other caregivers of targeted youth to build or rebuild relationships, educate and train, and provide other support as needed where there are challenges for family members in regards to the youth’s sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

This position is based in Santa Clara County, with travel to the Family Builders main office in Oakland occasionally required.


Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field. Experience working with youth in the foster care system and experience working with African American and Latino families and LGBTQ communities. Fluency in the Spanish language is preferred.  Current Driver’s License and a working automobile are required. Must be committed to the mission of the agency.

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


Posted on: 07/26/2013
Job Title: Family Builders' Non-discrimination Policy
Job Description:

Family Builders is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of the fact or perception of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partner status, parental status, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, medical status or disability or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status, or association with members of such prohibited classes.


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