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Building Families for Children, Inc. (BFC) is a faith-based, family services nonprofit agency located in Columbia, Maryland. The mission of BFC is to share the love of Christ by helping Maryland’s most vulnerable children thrive in families. 

BFC has a full-time opening for a Recruitment & Certification Manager in its treatment foster care program (CHOSEN).

The Recruitment & Certification Manager is responsible for recruiting and certifying foster parents into the CHOSEN Treatment Foster Care program. This position is critical to the marketing and growth of qualified and well-trained CHOSEN foster parents in the targeted service area. The Recruitment & Certification Manager is responsible for coordinating the certification and pre-service process for new CHOSEN parents, ensuring these families are capable of providing a loving family environment for Maryland’s most vulnerable youth. As a part of the CHOSEN planning team, this position will be involved in the strategic planning initiatives of the program. The Recruitment and Certification Manager works in collaboration with the Intake Coordinator to ensure the program has enough viable beds/homes to meet both the contracted census as well as the budgeted census. This position also ensures continuous program compliance with agency policies and procedures, as well as external licensing and/or regulatory agencies, and assists in program development and evaluation as needed.


Advanced degree from an accredited program of social work, at least four years of direct practice experience in child welfare. Maryland social work licensure is required. LMSW or LCSW-C and Board Certification to Supervise preferred. Prior experience with foster care child placement and certification of foster homes with SAFE home study certification preferred.

Applicants must possess the ability to work a flexible schedule with some evening and weekend hours, have reliable transportation, and be compatible with a faith-based approach and environment.


Is God calling you to work with kids and families from hard places? If so, consider joining the Building Families team. Please apply for this job through the BambooHR link below.

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