Foster Parent Recruiter in Forest, VA at ResCare

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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    Forest, VA
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Job Description


Title: Foster Parent Recruiter

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Foster Parent Recruiter.

About this Line of Business

We cover thousands of homes across the country, with a comprehensive range of programs and services, including host home and foster care. ResCare partners with people in the community who open their homes to individuals with disabilities and assists families by providing adoption and foster care services. With almost four decades of experience in the IDD services field, our aim is to be the provider-of-choice in the development of unique and proprietary service offerings and technologies - working toward innovative care models and leading health outcomes with states and payers.

As a(n) Foster Parent Recruiter you will: 

  • Working knowledge of community resources
  • Effectively recruit and assess treatment foster families and have working knowledge of all agency and state regulations.  
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a human service field that complies with state law and five years experience working with at-risk youths and families.
  • Minimum age of 21

Additional Information

Foster Parent Recruiter home based in our Lynchburg/Forest location. Strong sales and marketing experience required for this position. Recruiter markets our foster care program and recruits foster parents to meet the needs of the program. Training of potential foster parents and tracking of the certification process. Travel for foster parent training to our locations in Charlottesville and Roanoke also required.


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

2201 Graves Mill Road, Ste D , Forest, VA 24551 USA