Join Our Team

At the Alliance, our focus is on making an impact. We effect change, move the needle, expand horizons. This work is fulfilling, challenging and dynamic, and our collaborative culture prioritizes equity and transparency. We were founded in 2010 with the goal of improving the expertise of those working in the child welfare system. Read about our purpose and history here.

Read more about our Values and how they appear in our work here.

If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to join us.

Our team comes from a wide variety of backgrounds and communities, which is evidence of the value we place on lived experience. To learn more about us, visit our Staff page

And in addition to all of that, as part of the University of Washington, one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions, we offer amazing benefits.

When the Alliance does not have open positions, we encourage you to look at the University of Washington job listings.

You can also see job postings from our partners at DCYF, UW Tacoma and Eastern Washington University.

In support of your search, check out the University of Washington’s tips on resume writing

Inclusive Practice

We prioritize making our hiring practice inclusive of all audiences and communities. We integrate interview questions that aim to highlight a candidate’s work around equity, and value candidates with lived experience as well as technical skills.

To read more about our commitment to diversity and equity, visit the Inclusive Practice page.

Accommodations requests

The Alliance is committed to making its hiring process accessible for everyone. Contact if you require an accommodation.

Open Positions

The DEI Development and Facilitation Specialist will focus on curriculum development and facilitation of trainings on topics designed to increase knowledge, values and skills supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion work. 

The Development Coach is responsible for integrating coaching activities, including Motivational Interviewing (MI) strategies to support the transfer of learning from classroom-based instruction as well as the on-going professional development of DCYF AA’s, Supervisors, staff as well as Tribal social workers with the aim of improving outcomes for children and family in Washington State. 

The Development and Facilitation Specialist designs, develops, delivers, and maintains curriculum and training materials/resources for identified audiences in caregiving and workforce field located throughout the state. Curriculum is developed to support both in-person and web-based training. Alliance DFS’s provide learning facilitation using in-person, online, and other innovative learning modalities. This position builds and maintains key relationships with agency and community partners and represents the Alliance in various meetings. This position requires working a flexible schedule of days, evenings and weekends.