Job Opportunities

CHILD, Inc. is a nonprofit social services agency, offering a wide array of human services. We have been serving the Delaware community since 1963. If you are interested in making a difference in people’s lives and want to work with a team of dedicated professionals, we want to hear from you!


Provides compassionate and ethical therapy to children, adolescents and families; develops treatment plans appropriate to situation; maintains case notes and documentation; and handles insurance issues for parents or significant caregivers of children in the program (if appropriate).

CHILD, Inc. expects its therapists to be well-rounded mental health generalists, able and willing to provide services to children/adolescents and families who are experiencing a variety of difficulties or mental health concerns.  This position focuses on children/adolescents who have been exposed to domestic violence.


  • Graduate Degree which fulfills the educational requirements for licensure within a mental health profession (e.g., clinical social work or mental health counseling) from an accredited school or university.
  • Must be licensed in a counseling profession or actively working towards licensure.
  • LCSW or LPCMH licensure preferred.
  • Certification in an evidence-based treatment modality preferred.
  • Must be certified or working toward certification in a therapy approach recognized as effective working with children.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a behavioral science or helping profession. Experience must include direct provision of services.


The Domestic Violence (DV) Advocate Coordinator guides victims through the Protection from Abuse (PFA) process and paperwork, providing information, resources, referrals, safety planning and crisis intervention. This position works in the Family Court of New Castle County.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associate degree with two years in human services.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and the effects on victims.
  • Understanding of confidentiality as it relates to work in the domestic violence field.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds, as well as clients who may have a variety of needs, including substance abuse, mental health, and a history of abuse.
  • Provides daily supervision and support to the part time Domestic Violence Advocates.


This part-time position works up to 29 hours per week and serves two roles, Volunteer Coordinator and Advocate, in the Domestic Violence Advocacy Program. The position requires working in the New Castle County office. The Coordinator/Advocate will maintain a volunteer pool of at least 24 volunteers statewide, with at least 6 volunteering in Kent and/or Sussex County. Provides direct service advocacy to clients in both work sites.


  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school or university (comparable combination of education and experience may be considered).
  • Experience in volunteer management and social services.
  • Working knowledge of the principles of human behavior.
  • Working knowledge of the domestic violence and social service fields and the major practices and problems of their agencies.
  • Mastery of electronic modes of communication including but not limited to Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Webex.


This position is responsible for the recruitment and supervision of Parenting Education staff; program/site planning and development; and, facilitation of groups, trainings and speaking engagements. Please Note: This is not a case management position.


  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, human services, counseling, or education and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience training in a human service, family or child welfare organization or educational setting.
  • Must possess good communication skills, both oral and written; be proficient in various office technology, and capable of providing staff training and supervision.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.


This position provides supervision and support to families who have experienced domestic violence and who need assistance in re-establishing or maintaining a safe, healthy, non-violent relationship between their children and the non-custodial parent.


  • Coordinates, observes and documents visitations and exchanges; enforces court orders and conditions.
  • Executes any necessary protective duties to ensure a safe visitation for the visiting children; provides crisis intervention if needed.
  • Schedules interviews and appointments for visitation and exchange; and supervises on-site visitation.
  • Develops strategies to serve clients who have a variety of problems, which may include: substance abuse, mental health problems, history of criminal activities, etc.
  • Maintains case notes. Completes paperwork, including narratives, correspondence, and forms accurately and legibly, and carries out office procedures.


*Evenings and Overnight – Worker to provide direct supervision, support and direction to youth in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes providing an unwavering commitment to the safety and support of the youth, being aware of all ongoing developments and concerns in the shelter and contributing in a positive way to a team of professionals.


Bachelor’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences preferred; will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to interact with a diverse and challenging client population, sometimes under stress. Must also be willing and able to perform household tasks.

Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, a vehicle in good working condition and must obtain the level of automobile insurance required by the agency to use personal vehicle. Finger printing, background check and physical required upon hire.

Schedule for position may include weekends and holidays.

This is a great opportunity to make a difference and gain experience in the social services field!


If you are interested in applying for an internship, please submit your resume along with a cover telling us when you need to do an internship, what your available hours are, and what you are hoping to accomplish.

To apply please submit your cover letter and resume to


Fax: (302) 762-8983

Mail: Terry Mischler, CHILD, Inc., 507 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809

CHILD, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer