current opportunities

Foster-Kinship Caregiver Advocate

The Alberta Foster and Kinship Association is looking for a Foster-Kinship Caregiver Advocate to join our team!

Consider applying for this important role within our team if you have the following:  

A solid understanding of the: 

  • Experience and expectations of Alberta’s foster and kinship caregivers 
  • Alberta Child Intervention system
     

 Experience (3+ years): 

  • Working in the field of Alberta Child Intervention, and/or 
  • Directly supporting foster and/or kinship caregivers in Alberta (preferred)
     

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Expectations: 

  • Relevant degree or diploma in Social Work, Human Services, or equivalent 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills  
  • Effective negotiation skills 
  • Ability to handle sensitive Issues 
  • Commitment to honour confidentiality 
  • Intercultural awareness and sensitivity 
  • Supporting with a diverse range of individuals 
  • Capacity to inspire and motivate others 
  • Knowledge of needs analysis on an organizational level  
  • Ability to maintain and report accurate records 
  • Willingness to travel throughout the province 
  • Current Class 5 Driver’s License Closing Date: This position will remain open until the ideal candidate is found for our team!  


Closing Date:
This position will remain open until the ideal candidate is found for our team!