Research Sibling Specialty

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

A Family For Every Child is a nonprofit organization located in Eugene, Oregon. AFFEC’S mission is to find loving, permanent families for every waiting foster child.

JOB SUMMARY:

A Family For Every Child is looking for a volunteer/intern who can research ways the organization can become a sibling specialty agency, partnering with other agencies and creating cost comparisons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the volunteer/intern will:

  • Compare costs for adoption of single child vs. sibling group.
  • Research if there is a benefit for a family to adopt a sibling group.
  • Contact other agencies who often work with siblings.
  • Explore tax credits for those adopting sibling groups.
  • Create a manual relating to working with sibling groups.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate with diverse populations.
  • Computer skills/data entry.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint programs.
  • Well organized, with attention to detail and ability to carry out tasks independently.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

SCHEDULE:

6-9+ hours per week.

3-6 month commitment minimum.

Rotating start dates.

CONTACT:

Volunteer Coordinator at info@afamilyforeverychild.org (541)343-2856.