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Job Number:  42523
Social Worker / Wendy’s Wonderful Kids
Job Posted: Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 31 March 2018
(83 days ago)
Adoptive Families Association of BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: (not entered)

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Job Title:                      Social Worker / Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

Division/Department: Child Specific Recruitment Team
Reports to:                
 CSR Team Leader

Permanent position:   5 days/ 35 hours / week 1.0 FTE


Position Purpose:


Reporting to the CSR Team Leader, this social worker position will identify and implement intensive child-focused recruitment strategies towards finding adoptive families for children in the care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services (VACFSS). The CSR will be responsible for managing caseloads of twenty or more children, employing data mining strategies and building genograms for each child. Very good report writing skills and comfort with technology are essential. This position will require experience in family support and child recruitment as well as excellent research/investigative skills.



  • Employ WWK strategies, data mining strategies, complete family finding and develop genograms on each child
  • Prepare life books and health history in preparing children for adoption
  • Educate prospective adoption families about the dynamics and procedures for adoption
  • Liaise with adoption groups, agencies, Aboriginal Bands, and communities to recruit families for adoption
  • Plan and organize adoption placement activities, including preparing documentation related to completion of adoption
  • Work collaboratively with MCFD and VACFSS social workers, stakeholders and partners and internal staff.
  • Write reports and design work plans
  • Be an active member of the AFABC team, including activities related to the day to day functioning of the organization as a whole


  • Mandatory degree in Social Work (MSW/ BSW) or Child and Youth Care (BACYC)
  • Experience in child welfare or family services
  •  At least 5 years of related experience coordinating adoption, social service or related family/child development programs

Additional requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends
  • Clean driver’s abstract and access to a safe vehicle
  • Available and willing to travel to annual training at WWK headquarters in Ohio

Please note: We will be conducting ongoing screening interviews with a view to hiring as soon as possible.






How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience no later than March 31, 2018 to
or fax to 604-320-7350. Please note: We will be conducting ongoing screening interviews with a view to hiring as soon as possible.
Thank you for your interest but please note that only qualified candidates considered for
this position will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Adoptive Families Association of BC
200/7342 Winston Street
Burnaby, BC, V5A 2H1
Tel: 604.320.7350
www:   www.bcadoption.com/

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