Carer Recruitment

Would you like to become a Foster Carer?

Are you:


  • Adaptable
  • Have tolerance and patience.
  • Perseverance and understanding,

Come join our team! Become a Wandiyali Foster Carer and change a life of a foster child.

What we are looking for:

  • Anyone who has plenty of time to give to a child who currently can’t live with their family.
  • Have a spare bedroom and room in your car.
  • Understand the importance for children to feel included in a family whilst they are in foster care.
  • Can open their hearts and have more love to give.
  • Someone who can help a child develop to their full potential.
  • Have empathy and has good listening skills.
  • Have a sense of humour and are playful.
  • Willingness to support a child maintain their connection to family, Culture and Community.

You can be:

  • Aboriginal or Non-Aboriginal.
  • Single, married or in a defacto or same sex relationship.
  • Working or not working.
  • Have a diverse range of life experience.
  • A parent or have a strong interest in helping children and young people.

If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, please complete a Wandiyali Carer Registration of Interest form and one of out friendly Carer Support Workers will contact you and have a yarn about fostering and answer any questions you may have.

Wandiyali Carer Registration of Interest form

Meet the Carer Support Team

Carer Recruitment » Foster Carer

From left to right Dylan Allen-Smith, Tracey Taylor, Michelle Schumacher, Nicola Widders and Shari Kilroy.

Career Support Team