Thank you for your interest in working with the Kinnect team.  We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Project Director, Affirm Me Program, Chosen Affirming Family Model:

Kinnect is seeking a Program Director with experience in human services (e.g., child welfare, juvenile justice, health, or education) — with an emphasis on working towards legal and emotional permanency for LGBTQI+ youth in foster care. The initiative involves three primary strategies: (1) safe identification of youth in foster care who identify as LGBTQI+; (2) creation of a PRIDE Network of foster caregivers and a PRIDE Youth Board to advocate and educate professionals, caregivers and administrators on the unique needs of LGBTQI+ youth; and (3) implementation of the Chosen Affirming Family model to provide family acceptance work with biological family members, including conducting Family Finding on behalf of youth, and moving youth to emotional and legal permanency with a lifelong family.

The Program Director will oversee the implementation and evaluation of the Chosen Affirming Family model. They will work closely with the co-leads at Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services to develop plans for sustainability, to ensure outcome measures are achieved, the continued strengthening of the team and the infrastructure of the initiative, and the creation of an Advisory Group.

Download the full job description here: Project Director – Affirm Me 18 08 15

Interested candidates may email a resume and cover letter to Shannon Deinhart:

Office Manager:

Kinnect is seeking a full-time Office Manager to provide programmatic and organizational support and to maintain the daily operations of the Kinnect offices.

Download the full job description here: Office Manager 18 08 15

Interested candidates may email a resume and cover letter to Naomi Worthington:

30 Days to Family® Ohio Supervisor(s):

30 Days to Family® is a short term intervention aimed to place children with relatives/kin upon entry into the foster care system. The 30 Days to Family® Supervisor will oversee service delivery of Kinnect employees responsible for supporting our partnering Public Children Services Associations (PCSAs) with program implementation.

Download the full job description here: 30 Days to Family Supervisor 18 09 12

Kinship Navigator:

The Kinship Navigator will provide support to the 30 Days to Family® Specialists and Kinship/Foster families in an area of four (4) to six (6) Ohio counties. This will be accomplished by partnering with the county agencies to surmount barriers to offer real time kinship support to ensure placements, develop a network of supports for kinship families, and enhance county recruitment efforts.

Download the full job description here: Kinship Navigator 18 09 12