Join a Professional Powerhouse of Solutions
For more than 160 years, Children’s Aid has been working to ensure that no child’s potential is limited by the barriers of poverty. In recent years, we have sharpened our focus, strengthened infrastructure, and sought out continuous, data-supported improvement throughout our organization to maximize the impact we are having on the children and youth we serve.
Children’s Aid is a professional powerhouse of solutions for young people. We are teachers and social workers, coaches and health care providers, administrators and data analysts. We know what it takes to ensure children grow up strong and healthy, and ready to thrive in school and life: excellent education and health care, social-emotional support, and strong, stable families.
It takes a team of extraordinary talent to produce the kind of impact to which we aspire. We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff who will embrace our goals and promote a results-oriented culture. Children's Aid is a place for talented individuals to engage in the battle on childhood poverty.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Children's Aid to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and is dedicated to maintaining a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Children's Aid will not to tolerate discrimination, harassment or retaliation on any basis, including race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, gender/sex (including pregnancy), disability, religion, source of income, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, familial status, caregiver status, military status, marital or partnership status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest or conviction record, credit history, unemployment status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Children’s Aid is committed to complying with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Children’s Aid will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation of all allegations of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, or any violation of the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy in a confidential manner and will take appropriate corrective action, if and where warranted. Children’s Aid prohibits retaliation against employees who provide information about, complain about, or assist in the investigation of any complaint of discrimination or violation of the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.
To underscore how we will succeed on the front lines of childhood poverty, we have worked as a team to identify the core values that help us all strive to do our best and achieve the exceptional level of engagement that this great organization demands.
Our values play an important role in defining what matters to us as an organization and how all of us as staff contribute to our deep engagement with the communities we serve. Embedding the values into our work is everyone’s responsibility.
Meet Our Employees
Every day, our employees commit to being with children and youth every step of the way through childhood. They collaborate across divisions to produce superior results in our main areas of work: academic and social-emotional learning, health and nutrition, and family and community. Below are just a few stories from some of our employees on why they work at Children’s Aid and what it means to them.
"There is an inner satisfaction knowing that I am a part of an organization that appreciates my creativity, innovation and professional development. Children's Aid has provided me with the support and opportunities needed to complete my Master’s degree while working. We are committed to quality and a standard of excellence for their employees and the families they serve."
"I look forward to coming to work each day knowing that I can make a difference in the lives of others. Not only do I contribute to the meaningful work of Children's Aid, but I am lucky to do so with enthusiastic coworkers who find new and creative ways to get the job done well. Every day is a true collaboration."
"I love working at Children's Aid because of the enormous amount of resources available within one agency for youth and their families, especially in the high need areas. I can see and feel that staff are extremely dedicated; which adds to how much of an amazing place this truly is to build your career while doing amazing work."
"Children's Aid has afforded me the opportunity to care for medically fragile children within the foster care system and the community, which has always been the biggest reward to me. Each day I work alongside a team of caring and dedicated colleagues to serve our population. By being able to treat these children in both a clinic and home setting, it has given me a much broader understanding of my patients’ medical needs and what I can do for their overall quality of life."
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