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Employment Opportunity: Project Coordinator, Instructional Design & Training


FosterClub's System Change team is seeking a project coordinator with instructional design experience. The individual selected for this role is expected to have a firm grasp of how people learn, excellent curriculum design skills, excellent writing and communication skills, and facilitation experience. The ideal candidate will also have experience managing projects and a working knowledge of basic graphic design. 

Candidates who identify as BIPOC and candidates with lived experience in the child welfare program are strongly encouraged to apply.

What You Will Do

You will advance the educational initiatives and system change efforts of FosterClub. You will serve as the lead facilitator, trainer, and curriculum designer for the System Change team. You will work with subject matter experts, apply tested instructional design theories, and develop courses for online and in-person audiences. Your work will support the System Change team's efforts to improve the foster care and child welfare systems through high-level interactions with policymakers, engaging the public, and elevating the voices of young people with lived experience in foster care.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Public Policy, Social Work, or a human services-related field, or equivalet professional experience.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the use of web-based platforms to manage projects in teams.
  • Strength in building and maintaining relationships with key external role-players and partners.
  • Ability to work with staff and partners to organize youth perspective and effectively engage constituents in policy, practice, and public awareness initiatives.

Our Mission

FosterClub's mission is big: lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired, and represented so they can realize their potential and contribute to a better life for their peers.

Our Approach

To engage and empower those who have the most stake in transforming the foster care system: young people themselves. FosterClub creates opportunities and connections for young people from foster care with unique tools and programs. It engages young people to change lives - their own, and their peers - and ultimately improve the child welfare system.

Come As You Are

At FosterClub, we believe that good youth engagement integrates Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI). JEDI is a core tent of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. Candidates who identify as BIPOC and candidates with lived experience in the child welfare system are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary range of $55,000 - $60,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Application Instructions and Deadline

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If you meet the qualifications and would like to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, November 19, 2021. Candidates will be contacted for interviews after this date. If you are selected for this position, a background investigation will be conducted that includes verifying prior employment and criminal history.

This is a full-time position. This job may be conducted fully remotely and can be performed anywhere in the United States. Some travel may be required. Please review the detailed job posting carefully before applying.


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Nov 6, 2021 By kristenhintz


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ChristopherBurnell said:

Applied! Hope everything went through! Excited for the opportunity to apply!