Recruitment + Selection

Our Application Process

Round 1 - Submit a Letter of Intent & Resume:
Candidates will fill out a general application form, write a letter of intent, and upload a resume.

Round 2 - Phone Interview:
Selected applicants will be invited for a 30 minute phone interview with a member of the Foster America team.

Round 3 - Video Interview:
Selected applicants will be invited to an hour-long interview with a member of Foster America’s leadership team. They will also indicate preferences for specific fellowship projects, complete short answer questions to summarize their skills for their desired roles, and provide three references.

Round 4 - In Person:
Selected applicants will be invited to an in-person interviww day where finalists will meet each other, complete group and one-on-one interviews, and meet leaders in the child welfare sector. 

Offer: 
Finalists will meet with representatives from the relevant host agency for final consideration and job offer. Final offers are contingent upon completion of the host agency’s hiring processes, likely including civil service exams and background checks.