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Our Culture

DGS continues to experience steady growth. The agency is large enough to make an impact in the community, yet not too big to lose a caring work environment where employees can make a difference. With the wide variety of positions and programs, employees have several options to develop their careers.

Our employees tell us Delaware Guidance Services (DGS) is a great place to work. There is opportunity for work-life balance, challenging work, and a supportive and stimulating work environment. Employees at DGS have a great opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of children throughout the state of Delaware, on the agency, and within their careers.

Some DGS locations are approved by the NHSC (National Health Service Corps) for Federal Loan Repayment. Loan Forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is also available.

We Are Delaware

DGS has 5 locations throughout the state of Delaware – DoverLewesNewarkSeaford, and Wilmington. Our facilities provide secure settings for high quality treatment services.

Employees have a great opportunity to live and work near the beach and/or a metropolitan area, with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.

Benefits

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees, including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Incentive pay plan for certain clinical staff positions
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Health savings accounts (HSAs)
  • Life, AD&D, LTD, STD
  • Paid vacation, sick, and holidays
  • 403(b) plan with match and generous contribution

Employee contributions are required for some benefits. Delaware Guidance Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply

To apply for a position, please submit a cover letter and resumé using the form below. If you have specific questions, or trouble using the form, please contact Human Resources at our headquarters in Wilmington.

(Please indicate the position for which you are applying and where you saw the position advertised.)

Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
1213 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806
Fax: (302) 652-8292
Email: hrjobs@delawareguidance.org

Advanced Clinical Training Program

Still accepting applications for the 2020 class of trainees. Click HERE for more information and applicant instructions.

Full Time Positions

If you experience any issues when applying online, feel free to simply send us an email and attach your resumé. Be sure to tell us which position/s to which you are applying. 

Risk, Compliance and Privacy Administrator

The Risk, Compliance and Privacy Administrator directs program level compliance for Behavioral Health services including office and community-based programs. This manager level position requires strong supervisory, quality assurance, management, and organizational skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills are also required.

Certified School Counselor- Wilmington, DE

The Specialized Clinical Services School Counselor is responsible for providing certified school counseling services at a designated school location. The school counselor will provide therapeutic counseling to children, youth, and their families with the goal of improving overall functioning in the school, home, and community. The school counselor will be looked upon to provide coaching and consultation to school faculty as needed.

Family Based Therapist – Multiple Sites Available- Delaware, USA

The Family Based Mental Health Therapist (MHT) serves as one part of a therapist dyad to the children and families participating in the program. They work to provide intensive family, individual and crisis-based interventions to youth and families. The MHT will work together with their co-therapist to provide/coordinate community based mental health treatment and services. The MHT is responsible for developing and implementing systemically based interventions utilizing structural family therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, behavior modification, psychoeducation and other researched-based approaches.

Crisis CARES Clinician – Multiple Sites Available- Delaware, USA

Provide short-term clinical interventions to families of youths who are at an increased risk for psychiatric hospitalization due to psychological and emotional problems (such as out of control behavior, suicidal/homicidal ideation and/or family problems) while maintaining safety and implementing therapeutic treatment plans in a community-based setting.

Outpatient Clinical Coordinator – Newark, Delaware

Under the supervision of the Outpatient Program Manager, the Outpatient Clinical Coordinator is responsible for the organization and supervision of the clinical operations and case management of the Outpatient Program, including the establishment and maintenance of clinical standards and practices, internal monitoring procedures, staff onboarding and supervision.

Crisis Clinician – Multiple Sites Available- Delaware, USA

Assess and counsel individuals in crisis regarding psychological and emotional problems (such as out of control behavior, suicidal/homicidal ideation and/or family problems) while maintaining safety and implementing therapeutic treatment plans in a community based setting.

ACTP Therapist/Clinician (unlicensed) – Delaware, US

DGS is pleased to post available positions for our two-year advanced clinical training program designed to train master’s level graduates to become competent clinicians and obtain licensure. This is the only program of its kind in the area that provides skill development in core clinical competencies and the opportunity to practice these skills in a family-based child guidance setting.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – Delaware, US

Location: Delaware State, United States Availability at one of the following sites: Dover, Delaware Lewes, Delaware Wilmington, Delaware Status: Exempt Salary: (start) $118,000/year Responsibilities: · Conduct psychiatric evaluations on children, adolescents, and...

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If you experience any issues when applying online, feel free to simply send us an email and attach your resumé. Be sure to tell us which position/s to which you are applying. 

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If you experience any issues when applying online, feel free to simply send us an email and attach your resumé. Be sure to tell us which position/s to which you are applying. 

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