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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.

Children’s Advocacy Center Program Director

      • Essential Functions: The Program Director of Child Advocacy Center oversees the program development, staff management, grant management, and coordination of the Child Advocacy Centers and Multidisciplinary teams in San Juan and McKinley County, New Mexico.
      • The CAC Program Director shared responsibility for agency leadership as part of the Leadership Team. As such, the Program Director must model positive, effective healthy relationship skills and management approaches. The Program Director oversees specific services as determined by Chief Executive Officer.
      • Minimum experience and education qualifications:
        • Bachelor’s degree in human services field, masters preferred
        • Demonstrated success collaborating with multiple agencies
        • Staff management & grant administration experience preferred
        • Knowledge of child welfare system preferred
        • Willing to be trained as a Forensic Interviewer

Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate – Farmington, NM

      • Responsible for the delivery of legally sound forensic interviews of child abuse victims or witnesses of a crime in a child-friendly setting.
      • Responsible for the delivery of services to families, helping them to identify family stressors, linking them with community resources and teaching them how to access those resources.
      • Forensic Interviewing experience not required, as Childhaven will coordinate training on this subject.
      • Qualifications must include either a:
        • Master’s Degree related to social work, education, criminal justice, nursing, psychology (or)
        • Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years’ experience related to social work, education, criminal justice, nursing, psychology. Ability to pass fingerprint clearance/background check.

NM Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LMSW, LPCC, LPC, LISW, LMFT, LMAT)

      • 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.

Youth Advocate

      • Ensure intake and discharge forms and procedures are completed properly on each resident.
      • Supervise Childhaven resident’s infant to seventeen yr. olds.
      • Tend to physical, emotional, social, intellectual and nutritional needs of children.
      • Assist children with personal hygiene, life skills, cleaning rooms, laundry, taking care of facility and supplies.

Foster Parent – Farmington, NM

Contract Positions – Work with children and youth, ages 5-17. Experience with traumatized children and completing a comprehensive background check and home study is required. Apply onsite at 807 W. Apache St., Farmington, NM 87401.

Interns – Farmington, NM

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


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) fill out this form.  Professional references should not be co-workers.

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

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

Or email to

Questions? Please call Human Resources Coordinator (505) 325-5358 ext.203.



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