Centers for Youth and Families

Centers for Youth and Families

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JOIN OUR TEAM

Working at Centers for Youth and Families is more than just a job – it’s been a way of life since 1884. Our organization started with one woman who wanted to make the lives of children and families in Little Rock better. Our employees know they are here to carry out that same mission to help vulnerable children and families of Arkansas.

Centers embraces our values of family, respect, integrity, excellence and hope. We look for difference makers who embrace these same values to join our team.

Be a part of our continued history in building socially and emotionally healthy children, families and communities.

Centers for Youth and Families is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. We are a Joint Commission accredited facility.


Submit the application in the Application Tab or mail to:

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 251970
Little Rock, AR 72225-1970

Physical Address:
6501 West 12th Street
Little Rock, AR 72204

Fax:
(501) 660-6838

If you have questions, please call 501.666.8686 and ask for Human Resources

I certify that the answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that intentionally false statements could lead to my dismissal as an employee or rejection as an applicant. I understand that my completion and submission of this application authorizes First Access, LLC and all participating member organizations to share information about my application, work history, disciplinary actions, performance appraisal, and termination of employment while working for any or all of the participating member organizations. I understand that a physical examination and drug test will be required prior to employment and that a job offer is conditioned on the results of the tests. I understand I may be asked to submit to periodic drug screens in the future. I understand that my employment with The Centers and/or any member organizations is further conditioned on the results of the tests. I further voluntarily agree to such tests. I understand that any employment relationship with The Centers and/or any member organizations is of an “at will” nature, which means that the employee may resign at any time and the employer may discharge the employee at any time with or without cause. It is further understood that this “at will” employment relationship may not be changed by any written document or by conduct unless such change is specifically acknowledged in writing by an authorized executive of The Centers and/or employing member organization I understand that conviction of a crime to the position for which I am applying, and this application is my consent for The Centers and/or the employing member organization to request a criminal record and child/adult or client abuse/neglect check following a job offer.

Download Employment Application Here

Please email all completed employment applications & resumes to Human Resources at HRApplications@thecentersar.com



Can you envision making a difference in the life of a child?

Through our many different programs, we offer a variety of career choices to build healthier children and families. Take a look at our current job listings to identify opportunities to join our team.

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

$5,000 sign-on bonus
Minimum Qualifications

Must be licensed in AR and have a good knowledge of patient care techniques. Psychiatric experience preferred.

Department

Outpatient West

Monticello

Residential

Therapeutic Family Worker

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or related field. At least 2 years of experience (direct) working with clients in therapeutic foster care preferred

Department

Therapeutic Foster Care

Therapist ($3,000 - $5,000 Sign-on bonus for FT)

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field and experience working with emotionally disturbed children and their families. Must be a licensed mental health professional in the state of AR.

Department / Location

LR Outpatient (Bilingual in Spanish preferred)

Destiny House

Elizabeth Mitchell Children Center (EMCC)

Therapeutic Foster Care

$3,000 - $5,000 Fulltime Sign On Bonus

RN ($10,000 Sign-on bonus for FT)

Minimum Qualifications

Must be licensed in AR and have a good knowledge of patient care techniques with a minimum of one (1) year psychiatric experience.

Department

Destiny House

Elizabeth Mitchell Children's Center (EMCC)

Elizabeth Mitchell Adolescent Center (EMAC)

Southeast Residential Center - Monticello

PRN

Elizabeth Mitchell Childrens Center

Elizabeth Mitchell Adolescent Center

Destiny House

Southeast Residential Center - Monticello

Direct Care Worker - Residential

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school education or equivalent. It also requires a valid AR driver’s license with a record acceptable to our insurance carrier and must be physically able to use behavioral intervention techniques, including physical holds & restraints over 50 lbs.

Department

Elizabeth Mitchell Childrens Center (EMCC)

Elizabeth Mitchell Adolescent Center (EMAC)

Destiny House

Monticello

Teacher (Educational Therapist)

$3000 sign on bonus
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education (Master's Degree preferred)
  • Certified to teach through the Arkansas Board of Education
  • Eligible for certification in Special Education

Department

EMAC

Peer Support Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Arkansas driver's license with record acceptable to insurance carrier
  • Must meet requirements of at least 2 years lived experience and other criteria to meet Peer Support Specialist role per State standards

Job Duties include:

  • Assist with Daily Living Activities
  • Peer Support duties
  • Documentation
  • Drives Agency Vehicle
  • Attends Meetings

Therapist - OP West ($5,000 sign on bonus)

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field and experience working with emotionally disturbed children and their families. Must be a LCSW in the state of AR.

Department

Outpatient West

PREP Facilitator

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree required. Computer experience required. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.

Department

Prevention Services

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