Welcome to the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) Human Resources Office. We appreciate your interest in our employment opportunities.

The teams working within the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families are enhancing communities one family and one child at a time.

All of this adds up to strong communities, safe and healthy children and resilient families.

Bring your positives to work within one of our featured family service or youth rehabilitation jobs. See all the good that comes from family-focused career with the First State, including:

  • Sign-on bonuses up to $5,000
  • Earn up to $2,500 for referrals
  • Parental leave
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Opportunity for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
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The Department has more than 20 locations and serves over 8,000 children on any given day. As a Youth Rehabilitation Counselor (YRC), you will work in one of our rehabilitation programs or facilities and have the chance to make a positive impact on a youth’s rehabilitative journey, helping them grow and thrive once they leave our care.

Available positions in our Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services include:
Youth Care Specialist Weekend 12 hour, Casual Seasonal

For more positions in our Department, visit our complete listing of jobs.


Interested In Joining Our Team?

To learn more, check out our website and follow us on social media: Twitter @DelKids, Facebook @DelawareDSCYF and YouTube, Delaware Children’s Department DSCYF





Take The Next Step

DSCYF New Employee Orientation

The Department recognizes the value and worth of every individual and the potential contribution which can be made to this organization.

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Important Notice

In addition to the Statewide Policies and Procedures, our agency requires that all employees review several additional Policies and Procedures, then sign the Agreement to Comply and return with the rest of your new hire paperwork to your HR/Benefits Representative.

Agreement to Comply

DSCYF Policies for New Employees

Human Resources Contact List

If you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to reach out.

Direct Line Human Resources
302-633-2553

Human Resources Administration
302-633-2542 – DMSS & DPBHS
302-633-2535 – DYRS
302-633-2552 – DFS

Employment Services
302-633-2527
302-633-2556

Labor Relations
302-633-2532