Careers in Child Welfare

It’s not for everyone, it’s for people who believe they can make a difference.

Help Children, Youth & Families in Colorado

Colorado’s child welfare system is a state-supervised, county-administered system.That means the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Child Welfare oversees practice and provides policy direction for child welfare services and county human services agencies employ people who work directly with children, youth and families. Opportunities with the state and the counties are listed here.

CDHS Division of Child Welfare Opportunities

Visit the website below to find open opportunities with the CDHS Division of Child Welfare.

County Human Services

County governments post open positions on their website. To review all county human services opportunities, select Community and Social Services category, search keyword “child welfare” to find positions in child welfare.

Caseworker Realistic Job Preview Video

Learn more about the role of the caseworker and listen to what the children, youth and families of Colorado have to say about this important profession.