Mental Health Hotline: 1-855-662-7474
Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-505-326-4700
Report Abuse or Neglect: 1-855-333-7233

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Employment Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

Childhaven is an “Equal Opportunity Employer”. Opportunities for employment, advancement, training and compensation are equal for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability at all levels of employment.

Foster Parent (Therapeutic Foster Care)– Farmington, NM

Contract Positions – Get compensated to ensure children have a home they deserve so they can begin to heal from the trauma they experience. Foster parents receive extensive training in different methods of child-care. Childhaven is committed to giving credible helpful tools and resources to support the foster children in your home. Requirements are to pass a comprehensive background check and home study.

Interns – Farmington, NM

Childhaven offers internships from high school to Masters and Bachelors level. Please contact the Human Resources Manager at (505) 325-5358 ext. 203 for more information. All interns need to fill out our volunteer application and will need three references.

Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate – Farmington, NM

The purpose of a CAC Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate is to work alongside other service professionals to jointly investigate cases of child abuse/neglect and provide support services and follow up to both the client and affected family members.

  • Full-time position

NM Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LMSW, LPCC, LPC, LISW, LMFT, LMAT, LMHC) – Farmington, NM or Gallup, NM

  • Full-time or part-time or contract positions open.
  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy to improve mental health through discussion of emotions of experiences.
  • Develop therapeutic treatment plan and refer clients to other resources and services.
  • Maintain timely and accurate records of counseling/ therapy sessions, Service Assessments, Treatment Plans, and Discharge Summaries

Shelter Shift Supervisor (Shelter) – Farmington, NM

Shift Supervisor is responsible for overseeing shelter staff on the scheduled shifts at the shelter. They supervise and train Youth Advocates, volunteers, and cook. Shelter Supervisors ensure that the client and staff ratio is appropriate for each shift and the environment is safe and positive for both staff and clients. They help assist the Shelter Director with any assigned duties and report any concerns or issues that need to be addressed.

  • Full-time position

Youth Advocate (Shelter) – Farmington, NM

To promote the health, safety and welfare of children and adolescents in the child welfare system. Responsible for the overall care and safety of residents. Assure that clients’ physical, medical, behavioral health and scholastic needs are addressed. Assure program’s compliance with states regulations and program goals.

  • Part-time position

Application Instructions

**Note: Applicants who apply on Indeed must also complete Childhaven's internal application process.

  • Send resume and cover letter to: Childhaven, 807 W Apache St., Farmington, NM 87401 or
  • Fill out our application form
  • Have three references (two professional and one personal reference) complete and sign the references forms.  Professional references should not be co-workers.
    • Letters of recommendation can be used in place of reference forms.

Send resume, cover letter, application form and references to:

Attn: Human Resources Manager, Childhaven
807 W Apache St., Farmington, NM 87401

Or email to:

Questions? Please call Human Resources Manager (505) 325-5358 ext.203 or email

Background Check

Any candidate recommended for employment with Childhaven is subject to a background check investigation. Employment is contingent upon the positive outcome of the background check processes.



Affiliated with:

CASA For Children
National Children's Alliance
The Local United Way