Career Opportunities at The Children’s Center of Hamden

Since 1833 The Children’s Center has been helping children and families. We are private and nonprofit. Our programs, including the Whitney Hall School, are State licensed and we have received Accreditation from The Joint Commission for Behavioral Health Care Services. Our multi-service agency is located at 1400 Whitney Avenue in Hamden, Connecticut. Click Here for directions.

Our Board of Directors and Management Team values the contributions of its diverse workforce and monitors the management of agency resources so that employees can be successful in their efforts to provide an environment that fosters positive age appropriate experiences for children and youth with behavioral, emotional and/or learning disabilities.

School Nurse - Whitney Hall School

Part Time 20 hours a week. Registered Nurse with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing....
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Residential Program Supervisor

Candidates should have experience in residential treatment and supervision of staff, and experience in the development and implementation of trauma-informed programming. Bachelor's Degree required. Full-time. On-call and holiday coverage required....
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Substance Abuse Specialist

Part Time Residential Treatment Programs. Experience working with adolescents in the substance abuse field. Position requires LADC. Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Days off: Friday/Saturday/Sunday/M...
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Childcare Workers

2nd Shift FULL TIME ONLY. NO PART TIME OR PER DIEM SHIFTS. Provide services, opportunities and support for youth with behavioral and emotional difficulties. Must have youth treatment experience. Bachelor's degree or 60+ credits....
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Registered Nurses

16, 24, and 30 hour positions available. Minimum of 2 years experience as an RN, ideally with a pediatric population.  ...
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What we look for in an employee:

We look for all our employees to have a successful work history, and good interpersonal skills. Employees must be dependable, flexible, dedicated workers, who can work effectively, independently and as part of a team. It is essential for our staff to be positive role models for the clients we serve.

Some positions require special qualifications due to their nature.

What we offer:

We offer competitive wages and salaries, excellent benefits including a 401k program, a pleasant work environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our children. We are an equal opportunity employer.

  • Medical
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation
  • 401(k)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Dental
  • Holiday
  • Sick and Personal Time
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

An offer of employment is contingent upon these factors:

  • successful completion of a pre-employment physical
  • including drug-screening and testing for tuberculosis
  • satisfactory references
  • check for criminal records
  • a valid driver’s license
  • DCF registry check for records specifically related to child abuse.

Candidates are encouraged to mail or e-mail their resume to our Employment Department. Sorry, no phone calls please. Resumes are reviewed within 3 weeks. Resumes are kept on file for one year.

Employment Application

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