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Serving the Community
Since 1887

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Join the San Diego Center for Children Team

If you're looking for a career at an extraordinary organization with a higher purpose, then the San Diego Center for Children is the place for you!

The mission of San Diego Center for Children is to promote the well-being of children, youth, families, and communities by providing an array of proven and effective mental health, educational, and social services. Founded in 1887, the Center is one of San Diego's oldest nonprofits dedicated to helping children and teens.

Today, the Center is a leader in providing mental health services to children and families within our community. We offer a variety of programs for children facing behavioral, emotional, social, and educational challenges. Our trained staff consists of caring and dedicated professionals who focus on positive behavioral support, based on positive reinforcement, praise and skill building.

The San Diego Center for Children employs over 300 professionals and has grown into one of San Diego's most trusted organizations in the behavioral and mental health care field.

A positive and supportive environment for our employees and volunteers

Join our team and become part of our mission to heal the hearts and minds of children, adolescents, their families and care givers.

The San Diego Center for Children fosters a nurturing and supportive environment for employees and volunteers alike. We offer excellent benefits, competitive salaries, opportunities for advancement, and a fun and engaging work place in a team oriented environment! If you believe you have what it takes to become a successful member of our team, apply for one of our job openings.

The San Diego Center for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).