who we are

Building Families was founded in 1920 to ensure that children were cared for in families, rather than in orphanages, where our founder Willoughby McCormick believed they were most likely to get the love and support they needed. Today we hold fast to that belief, and continue the work by mobilizing the community and providing trauma-informed care.

OUR MISSION is to share the love of Christ by helping Maryland’s most vulnerable children thrive in families.

OUR VISION A safe, nurturing family for every child. A supportive thriving community for every family.

join our team

Is the Lord calling you to work with kids and families from hard places? If so, consider joining the Building Families team.

Please email completed applications to jobs@buildingfamiliesforchildren.org. Thank you!

TREATMENT SOCIAL WORKER

Treatment Social Worker (TSW) is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring effective therapeutic services within the CHOSEN program. This position works to build connection and trust between youth and families to achieve well-being, safety and permanency.

FAMILY SUPPORT COORDINATOR – SAFE FAMILIES FOR CHILDREN® 

The Family Support Coordinator is responsible for the intake of families in need of support and ensuring families are supported by assigned case coaches and other volunteers. This position also assists with the overall planning of the program including developing relationships with churches and referral sources and assisting churches in recruiting host families, family friends and case coaches.

CERTIFICATION AND INTAKE MANAGER

The Certification & Intake Manager is responsible for the intake of children/youth into the CHOSEN Treatment Foster Care program as well as the certification of CHOSEN foster parents. As a part of the CHOSEN planning team, this position will also assist with the recruitment & training functions of the CHOSEN program.

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