Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter

Recruit adoptive families for children that have been in the foster care system for a significant amount of time.  Meet with children waiting to be adopted to determine what type of family would best meet their needs.  Complete a thorough case review of every child referred to the program to identify any relatives or significant adults that have been in the child’s life that may be possible placement options. 


  • Recruitment of Adoptive Families that have been previously certified.
  • Recommend possible matches between children and pre-adoptive families.
  • Meet with and provide orientation to prospective adoptive parents, when necessary.
  • Use the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Child-Focused Recruitment Strategy.
  • Arrange necessary authorization to utilize photos of Wendy’s wonderful Kids children, as appropriate and as permitted by the custodial agency.
  • Attend the Annual Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter Summit hosted by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
  • Participate in evaluation activities as directed by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
  • Adhere to the Marketing and Promotions Style Guide provided by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
  • Develop and implement recruitment plans for children referred for recruitment services.
  • Participates in regular and on-going supervision, consulting, and informing the supervisor on work-related issues. 
  • Contribute to writing grant renewals.
  • Will participate in additional and reasonable responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Adoption Program Manager.


This is a full-time regular position with the following benefits package:  medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, EAP, life, disability and retirement.   Our retirement includes two plans, a defined benefits plan as well as a 403(b) option.  The defined benefit plan has a five year cliff vesting for eligible employees.  In addition to the benefits package, there are paid holidays, vacation and sick time. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Master’s degree in social work or in a related field with at least two years of child welfare experience, preferably in foster care adoption. A Bachelor’s Degree in social work or in a related human service filed and adoption experience may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.

Registration, licenses, certifications or special training:   A valid Michigan Driver License, access to reliable transportation and maintain appropriate insurance.  Ability to endure extensive driving throughout the State of Michigan.

RESPOND BY:  Open Until Filled


St. Vincent Catholic Charities

Attn: Ms. Shawn Koster

Fax: 517-886-1191


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May 05, 2018
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