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Because we provide opportunities for you to thrive to your full potential.

Children & Families First is a dynamic, inclusive organization of caring individuals who stand together, driving positive change in our community through programs, supports, and services proven to transform the lives and futures of children and their families.


Using the collective strength of our varied professional backgrounds - social work, nursing, behavioral health, early childhood education, non-profit administration, lived experience, and more - we are the innovators and advocates for the equitable, diverse, and inclusive world we believe in.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you feel respected as an individual, where your contributions are valued, and where you are empowered to thrive to your full potential we think you will love being a part of Children & Families First.


years of innovation have shaped our organization


individuals contribute their passion to our success


children and families engage with us each year


  • We foster collaboration, actively encouraging idea sharing and innovation across programs and with outside partners.

  • We hold ourselves and each other accountable for an inclusive culture where we can be our authentic selves, create and have equitable opportunities, and all voices are heard and encouraged.

  • We go beyond the program, advocating for a just system where historically marginalized communities can access the tools, resources, and opportunities to reach their full potential.

  • We are a Top Workplace based on our staff's anonymous responses to The News Journal's survey.

"I'm proud of how CFF puts Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the forefront, publicly speaking out in a strong manner about what we stand for and addressing it throughout the organization."


  • We value you, offering competitive salaries that acknowledge your education, skills, and experience.

  • We encourage self-care providing paid time off, including personal, vacation, and sick time for qualifying positions. In addition we observing 11 holidays each year. 

  • We prioritize your health and well-beingoffering healthcare benefits including vision and dental for all full-time employees and their families. 

  • We connect you with support through our no-cost employee assistance program, available 24/7 to help you and your family access the resources you need to thrive.

  • We help you prepare for the future offering a matching 401(k) plan

"I appreciate that CFF offers so many mindfulness activities for staff and I love the staff spotlights from our CEO, especially how everyone cheers for each other. "


  • We provide for your professional growth through regular all-staff trainings, and a trauma-informed supervisor training program, to keep all of us at the forefront of innovation and best practices.

  • We invest in your personal growth offering tuition reimbursements to those seeking degrees and licensures that will benefit both the individual and the organization.

  • We prioritize your personal journey to be aware of bias in your language and actions, creating safe spaces where courage to correct mistakes is met with opportunities to learn and grow.

  • We offer opportunity to advance with a comprehensive annual performance review process that celebrates emerging leaders.

"CFF is the only place I have ever worked where there is constant opportunity to learn and grow. The encouragement to pursue knowledge is one of the many reasons I love it here."


We value the engagement, contributions, and support of every individual who strives to help children fulfill their potential. In addition to our paid positions, Children & Families First offers a variety of internships, volunteer roles, and learning opportunities statewide.

Children & Families First commits to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.