Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Foster Care Recruitment Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona is seeking a qualified and energetic individual to come on board as our Foster Care Recruitment Specialist. This individual will play a vital role in our Foster Care programs and the recruitment of new families. The purpose of this role is to plan and implement a variety of activities throughout the county to increase the number of providers for traditional foster care, therapeutic foster care and family-based respite care programs at Devereux Arizona, ensuring compliance with licensing, funding agency and Devereux requirements. To collect output and outcome data to evaluate overall strategy and individual activities.

What does a day in the life of a Foster Care Recruiter look like?

  • Analyzing a diverse set of target markets in an on-going recruitment campaigns to attract new families to be licensed as Foster Parents through Devereux Arizona

  • You will work to develop relationships through outreach activities with potential candidates and drive the Foster Care recruitment plan to engage and enroll new families in our training programs

  • Engage our current foster care providers in the various areas of recruitment to maintain relationships, and encourage them to refer friends to Devereux as possible providers

  • Our Foster Care recruiter will collaborate with Devereux's marketing staff as well as Foster Care staff to create an overall awareness of foster parenting needs throughout the state.

Pay range is $12.67-$13.94/hr based on Experience and Education

Key Words: /Foster Care Recruitment, Foster Care Provider recruiter, Behavioral Health, Community outreach, foster children/

Organization Profile

Devereux Advanced Behavior Health is a leading non profit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.


  • EDUCATION*: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Public relations or related field required.

EXPERIENCE: Work experience in non-profit public relations, sales, recruitment or outreach preferred.

Work and/or volunteer experience in child welfare of social services highly preferred.

Outgoing and high-energy, with the ability to motivate people to action and a passion for serving children and youth. Excellent public speaking, written communication, and interpersonal skills required.

Must possess strong organizational skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Availability and willingness to work non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends, and to travel throughout the county. A clean driving record, reliable vehicle and sufficient automobile liability insurance is required. Experience/knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Word, Excel, and Outlook).