Job Opportunities

CHILD, Inc. is a nonprofit social services agency, offering a wide array of human services. We have been serving the Delaware community since 1963. If you are interested in making a difference in people’s lives and want to work with a team of dedicated professionals, we want to hear from you!


The Accounting Associate provides financial and administrative support to Child, Inc by performing a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions with significant focus on cash receipts, grant invoicing and accounts receivable. This is a hands-on, in-person, fast paced position.


Performs all functions of cash receipts, invoicing, accounts receivable and assist with month-end close.  Works to ensure that Child, Inc. uses its financial resources according to the mission.  Assist the Fiscal Manager with the organization’s annual budget, funder budgets and audit preparation.


  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar position.
  • Non-Profit background preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP, accounting techniques and procedures relevant to non-profit accounting.
  • Proficient with the use of accounting software, MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel and displays an intuitive ability to learn new software and applications.


Summary Conducts parent-education programs and assists with other aspects of program.


  • Responsible for teaching parent education classes as needed.
  • Responsible for conducting workshops/in-services for community, staff, and other professional groups as required
  • Responsible for assisting in development of curriculum and other program materials.
  • Responsible for assisting the Director with planning activities in the Family Support and Parent Education Program.
  • Responsible for the development of training and orientation sessions for new employees as needed.


Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, human services, counseling, or education and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a human service, family or child welfare organization or educational setting.  Must possess good communication skills, both oral and written; be proficient with computer technology and capable of providing staff supervision.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

  • Experience working with schools, community, and the media.
  • Understanding of group dynamics and issues related to adult learning.
  • Working knowledge of the principles of human behavior.
  • Knowledge of all phases of child development and behavior.
  • Knowledge of best practices related to parent education and positive outcomes for children.
  • Working knowledge of parent education and support programming, family support research and related resources.


This position provides supervision and support to families who have experienced domestic violence and who need assistance in re-establishing or maintaining a safe, healthy, non-violent relationship between their children and the non-custodial parent.


  • Coordinates, observes and documents visitations and exchanges; enforces court orders and conditions.
  • Executes any necessary protective duties to ensure a safe visitation for the visiting children; provides crisis intervention if needed.
  • Schedules interviews and appointments for visitation and exchange; and supervises on-site visitation.
  • Develops strategies to serve clients who have a variety of problems, which may include: substance abuse, mental health problems, history of criminal activities, etc.
  • Maintains case notes. Completes paperwork, including narratives, correspondence, and forms accurately and legibly, and carries out office procedures.


*Days and Overnight – Worker to provide direct supervision, support and direction to youth in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes providing an unwavering commitment to the safety and support of the youth, being aware of all ongoing developments and concerns in the shelter and contributing in a positive way to a team of professionals.


Bachelor’s Degree in the Behavioral Sciences preferred; will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to interact with a diverse and challenging client population, sometimes under stress. Must also be willing and able to perform household tasks.

Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, a satisfactory driving record, a vehicle in good working condition and must obtain the level of automobile insurance required by the agency to use personal vehicle. Finger printing, background check and physical required upon hire.

Schedule for position may include weekends and holidays.

This is a great opportunity to make a difference and gain experience in the social services field!


If you are interested in applying for an internship, please submit your resume along with a cover telling us when you need to do an internship, what your available hours are, and what you are hoping to accomplish.

To apply please submit your cover letter and resume to


Fax: (302) 762-8983

Mail: Terry Mischler, CHILD, Inc., 507 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809

CHILD, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer