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Oklahoma Case Worker

Location: Oklahoma

Status: Full-time

Position Summary: Supervises and serves expectant parents, adoptive families and children through international and domestic adoption, pregnancy counseling, and networking/outreach. Assists in the growth and development of the Oklahoma region.


  • To be a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ to co-workers, clients and ministry partners 
  • Adoption (International and Domestic)

    • Helps recruit, enroll, maintain, and work with prospective adoptive parents in processing a domestic or international adoption
    • Conducts home studies, as permitted by state regulation
    • Assures all paperwork and documentation complies with international country’s or state’s standards
    • Ensures that all information needed to complete the adoption record is completed and on file prior to the date of submission of dossier
    • Schedules/completes post-adoption/placement visits after placement of child
    • Working with families through process until they travel
    • Counseling clients/families on the nature of international and domestic adoption.
    • Assisting the international and domestic directors, supervisor, manager, and coordinators with various tasks assigned in process adoption
    • Completing home assessments for contract couples as assigned and needed
  • Pregnancy Counseling

    • Obtaining ongoing information regarding the client to better counsel expectant parent on options
    • Assisting the expectant parent in arranging for prenatal care and hospital admission for delivery
    • Connecting client to insurance resources, maintaining regular contacts with client to provide counseling during and after delivery
    • Serving as the expectant parent’s support system in the hospital if desired
    • Maintaining availability with client, including scheduled on call hours
    • Providing client the means for spiritual growth, including the ministry of evangelism and discipleship, in a non-threatening and serving as an advocate for the client’s best interest
    • Explaining to client the legal process of terminating parental rights and respecting client’s right to withdraw relinquishment’s if within the legal period allowed, creating legal and other necessary paperwork for discharge and relinquishment of baby
    • Maintaining detailed records of contacts, including case notes, assessments, court documents, legal papers, time sheets, medical and family history, and other required paperwork
    • Networks with local CPCs, hospital, OBGyN, shelters and maternity homes through regular contact, trainings, and attending events.
    • Reports regularly to State Director

Secondary Responsibilities: 

    • Assisting in agency-related events, including the annual staff retreat, the annual banquet and anniversary celebrations both international and domestic.
    • Maintaining good relationships with co-workers, including solving all disputes in a Biblically prescribed fashion.
    • Representing the Agency in a professional manner in and away from the office.
    • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Social services personnel providing casework services have at a minimum, a
    bachelor’s degree:
    (1) in social work;
    (2) in a behavioral or social science or a related field and 12 months children’s or
    family services experience; or
    (3) with at least nine-college credit hours in family focus, individual function and
    interaction, child development, sociology, social work, and/or a closely related
    subject and 24 months children’s or family services experience

Key Competencies: 

    • Adheres to the Employee Statement and the Statement of Faith.
    • Moral Integrity
    • Spiritual Maturity
    • Desire to serve God
    • Self-Discipline
    • Perseverance
    • Completes assigned tasks
    • Treats everyone with dignity, respect, and consideration
    • Makes competent, professional decisions
    • Maintains regular and consistent attendance
    • Prays and leads others to pray
    • Practices discipleship in daily activities
    • Upholds the mission, vision, and values of Lifeline
    • Excellent communicator
    • Remains current in social work practice
    • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills

Work Environment: 

  • Remote/ Office Environment
  • Travel would include family visits, expectant parent meetings and home assessments in order to complete the Home Study
  • Occasional travel to Central Office may be needed or required

State Specific Requirements: 

  • Complete annual training/CEU’s as determined by State regulations and Hague requirements, whichever is greater.