AABSW is here to support the journey of Black Social Workers in Alberta

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AABSW Membership

The AABSW was developed in response to a need for community, connection, support and recognition. We focus on addressing these needs by providing social networking, peer support, mentorship, supervision, professional development, education, training, community service, organizational support, advocacy and research.

AABSW Memberhip

Annual Fee

$60 CAD
Collective Advocacy and Action
Professional Development Opportunities
Mentorship & Supervision
Private Practice Support (Social Work Directory)
Community Building and Networking (Virtual networking and meetings)
Information and Resource Sharing
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Whether you’re interested in a career in social services, are a social service professional looking to donate your time and skills to a cause that’s close to your heart or you want to be a nonprofessional social services volunteer, you’ll find plenty of social work volunteer opportunities. As a volunteer for social services, you’ll learn a lot about social work, help your community, and, if seeking a career in the field, develop your resume to boot.

With so many different types of social services organizations around, it’s important to think about which types of volunteer opportunities will be the best fit for you. Fill this form if you are interested in volunteering or updates on open opportunities in your area.

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AABSW is a registered non-profit organization completely supported through community donations. You can donate to support our programs and services and have impact in a tangible way. Sponsorship opportunities are available for companies and organizations who wish to contribute to our mission and vision. 

Please note the AABSW is not a registered charity and cannot issue tax receipts for donations.

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AABSW is building community, connections and support for Black Social Workers in Alberta