Job Fair 8/30/21 at 10:00AM

The Children’s Center of Hamden will be hosting a Job fair Monday, August 30th at 10:00am

We are looking to hire Direct Care Workers, Visitation Coaches, and Transport Staff.

The Children’s Center has been helping children and families since 1833! We are private and nonprofit. Treatment programs are licensed by the State of CT and Whitney Hall School is accredited by the CT State Department of Education. The Children’s Center has earned Gold Seal accreditation from The Joint Commission for Behavioral Health Care Services.

Our multi-service agency is located at 1400 Whitney Avenue in Hamden, Connecticut, 06517

The Children’s Center values the contributions of a diverse workforce. Resources and supervision are provided so employees can be successful in their efforts to provide positive age appropriate experiences for children and youth with behavioral, emotional and/or learning disabilities.

What we look for in an employee:

Employees must have a successful work history and good interpersonal skills. Employees are expected to be dependable, flexible, dedicated, work independently and as part of a team. It is essential for our staff to be positive role models for the clients we serve.

Employees are expected to promote health equity.

Some positions require special qualifications due to their nature. All direct care staff who may face crisis are equipped with the safest, most practical, and most effective de-escalation and conflict resolution training.

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Short Term and Long Term Disability Coverage
Vacation Pay
Sick Pay
Holiday Pay
Personal Time Off

An offer of employment is contingent upon these factors:

  • Successful completion of a pre-employment physical which includes a drug screening and PPD
  • Satisfactory reference checks
  • Education Verification
  • Satisfactory criminal background check
  • A valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
  • National Sex Offender Registry
  • DCF/CPS Child Abuse and Neglect Registry
  • DDS Abuse and Neglect Registry

For more information about the Direct Care Worker and Maintenance Worker positions, please visit:

To reserve an interview time for the job fair, please contact a member of our HR team at (203)248-2116 Ext. 266