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Join Us and Be a Source of Hope

As our name suggests, Family & Children Services provides a continuum of critical support services to families and children in Southwest Michigan. Our focus is on stabilizing and strengthening individuals and families and ensuring that all youth and families have a safe, nurturing place to call home.
Careers at Family & Children Services offer individuals a way to earn a living while making a positive impact on children and families in need. Since 1903, our organization has been a source of hope for our community’s most under-resourced citizens. This hope is embodied in our mission, “to support, strengthen, and preserve the safety, well-being, and dignity of children, individuals, and families.”

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“Family & Children Services is the heart of this community and is responsible for creating safer communities and empowering families and children. I have the honor of being a part of that. I cherish and respect the organization, personally and professionally. Their commitment to the community, their values, and their employees set the bar high for quality employment. I honestly can’t imagine being anywhere else.”

– Callista, Business Operations Coordinator

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“It feels great to work for an agency that values their employees and wants them to feel supported no matter the circumstances. After many years, working here continues to push me to do my best and assist me in gaining new skills.”

– Sierra, Families First of Michigan Supervisor


Find Your Place in a Compassionate, Collaborative Environment

Family & Children Services delivers high-quality community services because we hire great people and give them exceptional employee support. When you join us, you’ll discover a culture of encouragement, positivity, and collaboration – one with ample opportunities for professional development.

Enjoy a Generous Benefits Package

The nature of our work is important and so are the people who do it. Family & Children Services’ benefits package includes:

  • Paid time off (PTO).
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Choice of two health insurance plans.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Paid bereavement leave.
  • Short-time disability coverage.
  • Optional dental and vision insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement and scholarships.
  • Recognition of needs for work-life balance, including possible flexible scheduling and telework.
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“Flexibility, respect, innovation, and support are the reasons I have loved working at Family & Children Services since 2011. The team approach is excellent, and there has never been a time when I felt like I was on my own to make the tough decisions we make almost every day.”

-Krista, Licensing Supervisor


We Deliver Accredited Services that Make You Proud

The quality of our services is assured through state and local regulatory bodies, the Council on Accreditation since 1987, and our internal Quality Management functions directed at best practices in the delivery of human services. Other committees include Safety, Staff Engagement & Wellness, Trauma, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.


We are as Inclusive as the Community We Serve

Family & Children Services provides equal employment opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, ethnic or religious background, national origin, nationality citizenship, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, height, weight, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, and record of arrest without conviction. All facilities of Family & Children Services are barrier-free.


** Federal law requires that we hire only U.S. citizens or aliens authorized to work in the United States. If you are selected for hire, you will be required to provide documentary evidence of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States. NOTICE: Family & Children Services does conduct pre-employment drug screenings and criminal and background investigations.