RFP: Site Consultant QIC-EY
Funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Children’s Bureau beginning in October 2021 The Quality Improvement Center on Engaging Youth in Finding Permanency (QIC-EY) is charged with advancing child welfare programs and practice to ensure that they are authentically engaging and empowering children and youth in foster care throughout the U.S., especially in relation to permanency decisions.
The QIC-EY is led by Spaulding for Children in partnership with the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors (NEACWCD), the University of Nebraska at Lincoln (UNL), and the University of Washington (UW).
Spaulding for Children is seeking one or two professionals to serve as a site consultant for the QIC-EY. The professional must have an expertise in program implementation and a clear understanding of the child welfare system. In addition, the professional must have the following:
- A degree in Social Work or in a related field
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in child welfare that includes working in a public or private child welfare system
- Experience leading a project
- Ability to manage multifaceted program components
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience implementing and managing change
- Ability to work closely with colleagues as well as work independently when necessary
- Ability to manage a project from start to finish; act as a liaison across operational teams
- Knowledge of principles and practices related to implementation theory/science
- Work experience and/or familiarity with engagement of children/youth is a plus.
The full information about the RFP can be found below: