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Join a diverse organization with multiple opportunities for professional growth while being in service to the success of New York City's children, youth, and families. We are looking for motivated, fair, compassionate, open-minded talent who strive to make a difference.

Our areas of work include but are not limited to:

  • Child Protection, including Child Protective Specialists
  • Juvenile Justice, including Youth Development Specialists
  • Child Welfare (Prevention, Foster Care and Adoption Services)
  • Child and Family Well-being (Child Care Assistance and other community supports for families)
  • Community Relations and Educational Outreach
  • Legal (Family Court Attorneys, Labor Relations, Business Law, Employment Law, Legal Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity [EEO])
  • Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, External Affairs, Language Access, Security, Food Services, Contract Management, and more!

Why Work With Us?

Our work is rewarding and challenging. No matter if you're working directly with children, youth, and families, or supporting those who do, your role is super important. By joining our community, you're helping to create real, positive changes for many people. Your work, energy, and care really matter here, making a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve in our community.

Our benefits package includes (for most employees):

Additional Benefits:

  • Student loan forgiveness
  • Union membership (for qualified positions, including dental, vision and prescription coverage)
  • Grad school support
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Active workplace wellness program (Work Well NYC Partner)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our agency believes that a multifaceted and inclusive workforce is pivotal to comprehensively addressing the varied needs of children, youth, and families we are committed to serving. Our dedication to maintaining a workforce that is rich in diversity encompasses a broad spectrum of individual attributes, experiences, and characteristics.  This not only fortifies our internal culture but also enables us to foster an environment where the communities we serve feel seen, heard, and genuinely supported. 

Diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, etc., are key components in recruiting staff to effectively serve the needs of our children, youth, and families.

Our recruitment strategy is designed to attract individuals from a myriad of backgrounds and life experiences. We recognize that every individual contributes uniquely to our collective capability to comprehend, empathize, and effectively address the intricacies and nuances that come with serving our communities. By leveraging this wealth of varied perspectives, we are better equipped to formulate and implement innovative solutions that resonate deeply with those we serve.

We further strive to create a workplace where all staff feel welcome and accepted, and that they can bring their authentic selves into the workplace and thrive. We are committed to, ensuring everyone feels valued, respected, and integral to our collective mission.

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