AGENCY DESCRIPTION: A Family For Every Child is a nonprofit organization located in Eugene, Oregon. AFFEC’S mission is to find loving and permanent families for every waiting foster child.
JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Child and Family Operations Coordinator, candidates will communicate extensively with caseworkers regarding the status and recruitment needs of children. This unpaid internship/volunteer position is ongoing and there are positions with flexible times/duration.
What You Gain: You will receive real world work experience in organizing and scheduling recruitment services, communicating with child welfare professionals, updating information as it is provided to us, tracking services and their results, and more. This is a great opportunity to learn marketable skills as well as do important and valuable work.
INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Child and Family Operations Coordinator the intern will:
Follow-up with caseworkers of children, usually regarding the status of the child
A Family for Every Child is dedicated to finding loving, permanent families for every waiting foster child." Our intention is to develop programs that assist special-needs/challenging-to-place foster children in finding their own Forever Families.
A Family For Every Child, a nonprofit organization, was started by Christy Obie-Barrett and dozens of dedicated and passionate volunteers. In 2006, AFFEC was formed and developed into an organization focused on finding permanent and loving adoptive homes for Oregon's waiting children. We started with our first project called The Heart Gallery in November, 2006, and now we have blossomed into ten incredibly successful programs. None of this could have occurred without the wonderful support from thousands of volunteers, sponsors, in-kind donors, photographers, and many more!