Alberta Council of Disability Services

Survey Team Member Qualifications

Creating Excellence Together (CET) Accreditation Team Members are considered volunteers who work under the guidance of a survey team leader and are responsible for gathering and recording CET Accreditation survey information. A per diem honorarium is paid to either the surveyor's employer or the surveyor as determined by the employer.

In addition to the key attributes listed on the Becoming a Surveyor page, candidates will have

  • a minimum of five (5) years experience in the field of Community Disability Services or other human resources field
  • post-secondary education in a related area of study

Assets include having experience

  • with community service providers
  • as a staff member working in areas associated with the Ministry of Community and Social Services; Disabilities, Inclusion and Accessibility Division (the former Persons with Developmental Disabilities)

Surveyor Application
Surveyor Reference Form

Completed application forms or questions about becoming an ACDS surveyor can be submitted to

After successfully completing surveyor training, surveyors must commit to

  • completing a minimum of two (2) surveys annually
  • participating in any future surveyor refresher training

Becoming a Surveyor
Surveyor Team Leader Qualifications, with application and reference forms
Survey Expenses and Compensation