Job & Volunteer Positions


Paid Positions

Client Driver (part-time)

The Gladney Center for Adoption, a premier non-profit adoption agency, seeks a mature and responsible driver to assist with client transportation, which may include the transportation of children. This position is guaranteed at least 10 hours per week with the primary transportation needs falling between the hours of 7am-7pm Monday-Friday. Though the schedule will be provided in advance, flexibility is essential. Applicant must be self-motivated and organized with excellent communication skills. Ideal candidate must have a good driving record and experience driving large passenger vehicles. Car seat training and CPR are required. EOE

Fax resume to 817.922.5922 or email.
Domestic Adoption Caseworker

The Gladney Center for Adoption, a premier non-profit adoption agency, seeks a mature and responsible caseworker to provide comprehensive adoption services to prospective adoptive families through the adoption process. Applicant must be organized, empathetic, and a self-starter. Social work adoption case management experience and/or expertise in transracial and transcultural adoption issues a plus. Bachelor's degree in human services field required, MSW preferred. Demonstrated effective communication skills a must. Some nights/weekends and travel involved. Salary plus benefits. EOE. 

Fax resume to 817.922.5922 or email.

Adoption Educator

The Gladney Center for Adoption, a premier non-profit adoption agency, seeks a self-motivated professional to assist with the presentation of Gladney’s adoption education program (AdoptEd) to be implemented into local school districts. Primary responsibilities would include but are not limited establishing and maintaining relationships within schools, presenting the adoption curriculum in the school’s health, human services  and/or sex education classes, and evaluating the impact.  Prior experience with teaching, classroom management, public speaking, relationship building and certified teacher at must! Ideal applicant must be able to manage time effectively, establish priorities, and be organized. Working knowledge of internal school systems a plus! Bachelor’s degree required – preferred fields of study: education, communications, public administration, social welfare or psychology. EOE.

Fax resume to 817.922.5922 or email.

Part–Time On-Call Childbirth Coordinator 

The Gladney Center for Adoption, a premier non-profit adoption agency, seeks a responsible individual to transport residential clients to the hospital and act as a labor coach during delivery.  Must be compassionate, dependable, organized and empathetic.  Applicant must be able to reach the Gladney campus within 15 minutes of being called.  Experience in labor and delivery preferred.  The shifts available are the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month from 6:00am until 6:00am on Monday and every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00am until 6:00pm.  There will be an opportunity to substitute for other Childbirth Coordinators as needed.  Also, there will be opportunities to substitute for the Weeknight and Weekend Residential Coordinator.  CPR/First Aid certification a plus!  Must be willing to work holidays.  EOE

Fax resume to 817.922.5922 or email.

Community Birth Parent Caseworker 

The Gladney Center for Adoption, a premier non-profit adoption agency, seeks licensed social work professional to assist birth parent clients through their adoption plan from admission through placement. Experience in client assessment and adoption counseling a plus. A Bachelor's degree in Social Work is required; graduate degree is preferred but not mandatory. The state of Texas Social Work licensing must be maintained. Ideal applicant must be able to manage time effectively and establish priorities. Flexible hours, with overnight travel and evening and weekend work probable. Must be self-motivated to accomplish needed tasks. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. EOE. 

Fax resume to 817.922.5922 or email.
Please do not submit your resume unless you are applying for a current, open position. Please feel free to check back regarding any employment opportunities.

Volunteer & Intern Opportunities

I Am A Gladney Volunteer

Gladney is accepting applications for long-term administrative volunteers at the agency and weekend off-campus activity volunteers for our maternity home residents. Both positions require a background check and three letters of recommendation per licensing requirements.

 One Gladney volunteer shared her experience in our blog, Day In The Life of a Gladney Intern.  

NOTE: Our Summer 2015 social work internship openings are filled. We are accepting applicants for all fields of study for Fall internships.  There are still Summer 2015 internship openings in Accounting, IT, and Development.

We welcome students who want to do their internship at Gladney whether it's in the social work field, accounting, information technology (IT), marketing, public relations, or development.  Read a sample of  internship job descriptions in the social work field and a bio for some of Gladney's intern field instructors.  

If interested in volunteering or interning at Gladney:

  • Complete and submit the Volunteer and Intern Application
  • Once your application and questionnaire have been reviewed, you will be contacted to discuss opportunities.
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, volunteer applicants will be contacted and invited to attend a volunteer information session. These sessions are held on the first Friday of each month at 10:00 a.m. and on the third Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m.


Adult Adoptee Opportunities

The newly formed Dallas/Fort Worth Adult Adoptee group  has many ways for you to get involved, connect with other adult adoptees and volunteer!  Please contact Wendy Lee, Director of Volunteers, to get connected.









Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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