CHDFS, Inc. believes in our employees and the service they provide. Our employees are at the center of our company and they are our representatives in the field. We are always recruiting new workers and would love to have you on our team. Below are descriptions of regularly available positions within our programs. Please note that the following positions below are Per-Diem and not Full-Time Positions. If you would like to work for CHDFS and are interested in any of the positions described below, please send us your application by making a request to interview. Thank You for your interest in working for CHDFS Inc.!


Per Diem Waiver Service Provider – Level 1

Under the supervision of a Waiver Service Provider Supervisor, the Level 1 Waiver Service Provider will provide care and support for youth/children and their families in the NYC area. Services provided include skill building, planned respite care, and family and caregiver support. Schedule will require late afternoon, evenings and weekends.

Per Diem Waiver Service Provider – Level 2

Under the supervision of a Waiver Service Provider Supervisor, the Per Diem Level 2 Waiver Service Provider will provide direct care and support for children/youth and their families in the NYC area. Services provided may include intensive in-home supports, crisis avoidance and management training, special needs community advocacy, and prevocational training. Schedule will require late afternoon, evenings and weekends.


Respite Care Workers

You will provide aid, on an emergency or planned basis, which temporarily relieves the family of the care taking role.  Respite activities may include engaging children in recreational activities, transportation, and general supervision and may be performed in the child’s home or in the community.  This is a part-time, per diem, work without benefits to be performed most of the time after school hours, at home, or in the community.

Skill Building Workers

You will provide guidance and support to an individual to build the skills needed to successfully function at school, in home, and the community.  Activities may include morning transportation, behavior modification, tutoring, social skills, and other supervised therapeutic activities.  This is a part-time, per diem, work without benefits to be performed most of the time after school hours, at home, or in the community.


Parent Advocate 

Parent Advocate’s support parents in preparation for and during the Initial Child Safety Conference (ICSC) by helping them better understand and navigate the child welfare system. Some essential functions of a Parent Advocate include the following:

  • Attending initial family safety team conferences daily and on-time.
  • Prepare families for the initial safety conference.
  • Help parents understand concerns that place their child at risk of foster placement.
  • Help families navigate the child welfare system and family court process.
  • Provide assistance in accessing community resources so needs can be addressed.
  • Support parents in articulating their concerns at the conference.