Centers for Youth and Families

Centers for Youth and Families

Employment

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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

Application Form

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.

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.

Administrative Assistant

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school education or equivalent and three years secretarial experience.

Department

Little Rock Outpatient / Day Treatment

Clinician

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. Salary will be very competitive.

Department

Little Rock Outpatient Program

Therapeutic Family Homes Program

Therapeutic Transitional Living Center

Educational Therapist

Minimum Qualifications

Requires BA degree in Education. Teaching certification from the AR Department of Education. Eligible for certification in Special Education

Department

Step Down Program / TTLC

Elizabeth Mitchell Children's Center

Custodian

Minimum Qualifications

High school education or equivalent. Must be able to lift over 50 pounds.

Department

Facilities

Mon - Fri (staggered day shifts)

Sat/Sun (staggered day shifts)

Mental Health Technician & Habilitation Specialist / Bilingual

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school education or equivalent. 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 Children's Center (EMCC)

EMCC: Mon-Fri 3 pm - 11:30 pm

EMCC: Mon-Fri 5 pm - 10 pm

EMCC: Sat/Sun 7 am - 7:30 pm

EMCC: Mon-Fri 7 am - 3:30 pm

EMCC: 7 am - 7:30 pm

EMCC: 7 pm - 7:30 am

Elizabeth Mitchell Adolescent Center (EMAC)

EMAC: WE 7 am - 7:30 pm

EMAC: Mon-Fri, 5 pm - 10:30 pm

EMAC: WE 7 pm - 7:30 am

EMAC: Sat/Sun 7 pm - 7:30 am

EMAC: Mon-Fri 11 pm - 7:30 am

EMAC: 6 pm - 11:30 pm

Step Down Program / TTLC: Weekend Only I, 10 am - 10 pm

Step Down Program / TTLC: Mon-Fri 7 am - 3 pm

Step Down Program / TTLC: Mon-Fri 3 pm - 11 pm

Step Down Program / TTLC: Mon-Fri 11 pm - 7 am

Step Down Program / TTLC: Sat/Sun 10 am - 10:30 pm

Step Down Program / TTLC: WEO I, 7 am - 7 pm

Step Down Program / TTLC: WEO II, 7 pm - 7 am

Monticello: WEO I, 6 am - 6 pm

Monticello: WEO II, 6 pm - 6 am

Monticello / EMAC / EMCC: Pool

Office Assistant

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a high school education or equivalent. Must be familiar with MS Office and have strong customer service skills.

Department

Business Office

Registered Nurse

Minimum Requirements

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

Department

Elizabeth Mitchell Adolescent Center (EMAC)

EMAC: Weekend Only II: 7 pm - 7 am

EMAC: Mon-Fri 3 pm - 11:30 pm

Elizabeth Mitchell Children's Center (EMCC)

EMCC: Weekend Only I: 7 pm - 7 am

EMCC: Weekend Only II: 7 am - 7 pm

Pool

Service Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a BA degree in Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field. Valid AR driver's license with record acceptable to insurance carrier.

Department

Little Rock Outpatient

Staff Psychiatrist

Minimum Qualifications

Current AR License as a Medical Doctor, board certified or eligible for certification in Child-Adolescent Psychiatry.

Department

Administration

Therapeutic Family Worker

Minimum Qualifications

Position requires a BA in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or related field. At least 2 years experience (direct) working with clients in therapeutic foster care preferred. Must have reliable transportation in order to transport clients should the need arise (and participate in the AR state Vehicle Safety Program). Valid AR driver's license with record acceptable to insurance carrier.

Department

Therapeutic Family Homes Program