The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!




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Foster Parent Recruiter (Part time) - (LBSW or LGSW)

The Mentor Network - Birmingham, Alabama

Posted: 10/11/2018

Foster Parent Recruiter (Part time) - (LBSW or LGSW)
Primary Location: United States-AL-ALBirmingham
Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management

Alabama MENTOR


Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities.
As a Mentor Recruiter with Alabama MENTOR you’ll be one of those special people.
Alabama MENTOR is seeking a Mentor Recruiter to build and enhance an active network of Mentors (foster parents)  through the strategic recruitment and selection of qualified Mentors.  This position will develop and implement recruiting and retention tracking tools and strategies, and measure success of campaign effectiveness, creating and designing new campaigns as needed to continuously attract new Mentors.  

The recruiter will develop and implement a Marketing and Advertising strategy, will conduct Home Study Evaluations, Psychosocial Interviews and Skill Development. 

  • Exercises initiative, discretion and independent judgment in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Daily local/regional  travel required
  • Must develop and continually update marketing Plan for recruiting area
  • History of meeting/ exceeding goals and marketing background 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Creates and executes aggressive marketing plans to increase pool of viable Mentor(Foster Parent) applicants to meet monthly/annual recruitment targets. 
  • Represents the company at events to recruit Mentors(Foster Parents) and holds informational meetings. 
  • Completes the home study process including  the Psychosocial Interview and produces written assessment of applicant families. 
  • Records and maintains the statistics necessary to measure the effectiveness of various recruitment efforts 
  • Assists the Program Director and Intake worker in “client match” meetings for new  Mentor homes 
  • Responsible for the coordination of initial  skill development of Mentors (Pre-service) Reviews and obtains all contractual paperwork with applicant families 
  • Develops and maintains professional alliances and relationships that will serve to help recruiting efforts

  • LBSW or LGSW Required
  • Three years of related experience preferred.
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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