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 with SIGN ON BONUS OF $2000

The Mentor Network - Laurel, Delaware

Posted: 07/3/2018

Foster Parent Recruiter with SIGN ON BONUS OF $2000
Primary Location: United States-MD-MDSalisbury
Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management

MENTOR Maryland

****SIGN ON BONUS $2000****


Currently seeking a Licensed Social Worker to become the Foster Parent Recruiter for the Eastern Shore!


Working in a flexible environment the Foster Parent Recruiter will build and enhances an active network of foster parents through the strategic recruitment and selection of qualified foster parents. Conduct home study evaluations, including psychosocial assessments. The primary focus of job is recruitment, training and development of new foster homes. Measures success of recruitment effectiveness, creating and designing new recruitment activities as needed to continuously attract new foster parents.


Duties include :

+ Develops and coordinates advertising and manages the recruitment process. Conducts information meetings. Reviews application and references. 

+ Represents the company at job fairs, promotional presentations, and other events to recruit mentors. 

+ Conducts orientation, home study evaluations and pre\-service orientation. 

+ Monitors and maintains allocated marketing budget. Maintains appropriate records in compliance with funding source requirements. 

+ Records and maintains the statistics necessary to measure the effectiveness of various recruitment efforts. 

+ Assists the Program Manager and Program Coordinator in client match meetings. 

+ Compiles and submits application packet when all components are received and advises management on whether or not to proceed to the next step of the certification process. 

+ Develops and maintains professional alliances and relationships that will serve to help recruiting efforts. 

+ Develops informative activities and programs about company services. Participates in the development and implementation of  retention programs. 

+ Performs other related duties and activities as required


**Recruiters must be licensed social workers (LBSW or LGSW) and will receive advanced clinical supervision and supervision hours necessary to obtain advanced licensure.***

  • Bachelors degree required; preferred focus in human services, marketing or business
  • Three years of related experience required
  • Current driver’s license in good standing
  • Ability to establish rapport quickly with people
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise judgment and strong follow through
What we offer you: 

  • A chance to make a difference in Children's and Families' lives on a daily basis
  • A rewarding work environment with fantastic co-workers
  • Competitive salaries, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
  • Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next 

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues.  With ~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 people in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.  When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Maryland MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network.  Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services 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. 

Our organization is driven by the power or relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.  Apply Today!


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