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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.

Client Coordinator (Shelter) – Farmington, NM

Responsible for facilitating shelter client’s access to necessary services, such as physical and behavioral health, dental/vision, and schooling to assure continuity of care, both while residing at the shelter and aftercare services for clients and supportive family members. Assure smooth operations of the shelter daily schedule and coordinate with Shelter Director and other shift supervisors to orchestrate all needed appointments and scheduling, prioritizing any emergent medical/mental health needs and intake referrals. Assure a clean and safe shelter facility by attending to all areas of facility upkeep.

Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate (Children’s Advocacy Center) – Farmington, NM and Gallup, NM

The purpose of a CAC forensic interviewer is to obtain information from a child about abuse allegations that will support accurate and fair decision making by the investigative team, working jointly on the child’s case, working alongside other professionals within the criminal justice, child protection, and service delivery systems.

MDT Coordinator (Children’s Advocacy Center) – Farmington, NM

Responsible for ensuring effective communication, efficient processes, substantial training, and consistent adherence to NCA Accreditation Standard as they relate to the MDT’s. They will conduct the multi-disciplinary team meetings, establish, and maintain healthy relationships among the MDT’s and their partner agencies and manage the NCA Trak database client.

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

  • 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

Treatment Coordinator (Therapeutic Foster Care) – Farmington, NM

Responsible for facilitating the therapeutic progress of their assigned TFC clients, and maintain regular supportive contact with the client, Treatment Foster Parents, and all members of the of the client’s team. TC’s coordinate the goals and interventions of the treatment plan and provide liaison and advocacy with community-based services and supports, as indicated by the assessment and treatment plan.

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.

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.



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