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The position: Adoption specialist for Adoption Network Law Center
Location: Lake Forest, California
Job duties: The adoption specialist serves as the initial contact for prospective birth mothers. He or she provides birth mothers with basic services and program information, informing them about both the benefits and challenges of the adoption process, gathers data about them, and determines whether to recommend acceptance into the adoption match process. The specialist also provides regular support to the adoption advisors.
The company: The Adoption Network Law Center is a law firm providing adoption services to birth parents and adoptive parents nationwide.
Requirements: This position requires bachelor's degree, plus experience in the adoption or foster care fields or a similar position. Customer service experience is also preferred, as well as the ability to work with a diverse population. Applicants must have excellent listening and communication skills and be able to work independently without supervision, so they should be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and be organized and self-motivated. The position requires telecommunications skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, and candidates must be able to work flexible hours. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Extra perks: The firm offers a profit sharing plan and incentive awards.
Interesting info: The firm is known for its quick matching process, due in part to its aggressive marketing campaigns. The company says most of its adoptive parents are presented with an adoption opportunity within four months of being marketed.
Other opportunities: The company also needs an adoption consultant and a client services coordinator.
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