Friends of Children is team-oriented and also values our individual team members and their contributions to our mission.
We recognize that our employees are the key to our success in mitigating challenges faced by children in and aging out of foster care. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek candidates who bring initiative, creativity and a commitment to excellence.
Our staff is supported through professional and personal development opportunities, rewarding, meaningful work and a recognition of their accomplishments.
We strive to provide internships that are immersive in nature and lead to learning and the acquisition of skills and experience.
Friends of Children partners with local and regional colleges and universities to host our student internships. We are happy to meet with interns to work together to develop an individualized internship that will be beneficial to an intern while meeting our mission.
Interested in joining our team?
Complete an inquiry form to learn how you can support children and young adults as an intern. Inquire Today
We are currently considering interns for marketing and communications, events and programs, community outreach, and best practices and trends research.
Some specialized knowledge areas we seek include social media marketing, photography, videography, and business writing.
Marketing & Communications
Contribute to our mission through business writing, photography, social media and videography
Events & Outreach
Spread awareness about our work through helping to coordinate events or tabling in the community.
Research & Development
Improve our programs by researching and sharing best practices, trends, and statistics which promote greater well-being for our participants.
Current Job Openings
Friends of Children is currently hiring for a FOCUS Program Coordinator. FOCUS-Foster Futures is a program of Friends of Children, a child advocacy nonprofit organization. FOCUS engages a community of caring adults to help transition age youth achieve self sufficiency and well being in their lives. FOCUS supports services to young people, 18-26 years old, who have experienced foster care, and have no long-term familial or community support. The role of the FOCUS Coordinator is to oversee the FOCUS program. You can apply for this opportunity here. follow us on Facebook for future announcements.
Applicants will receive an automatic receipt recognizing the submission of your application for a position at Friends of Children. We will contact candidates selected for first round interviews. Thank you for considering employment opportunities with Friends of Children!