Employment

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 2019-20 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. 

Outpatient Clinical Coordinator – Seaford

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 training and supervision.

Outpatient Therapist – Dover

The Outpatient Therapist provides therapeutic mental health counseling to children, youth, and their families to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified client as they relate to their diagnosis.

Outpatient Therapist – Lewes

The Outpatient Therapist provides therapeutic mental health counseling to children, youth, and their families to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified client as they relate to their diagnosis.

Outpatient Therapist – Seaford

The Outpatient Therapist provides therapeutic mental health counseling to children, youth, and their families to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified client as they relate to their diagnosis.

Family Based Therapist – Sussex County

Provides intensive family, individual and crisis-based interventions to youth and families, sometimes in the client’s home/environment during “non-traditional hours”, according to the needs and schedules of the families on their caseload.

Family Based Therapist – Kent County

Provides intensive family, individual and crisis-based interventions to youth and families, sometimes in the client’s home/environment during “non-traditional hours”, according to the needs and schedules of the families on their caseload.

Part-time Positions

Crisis Clinician (on-call)

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.

Fee-for-Service Positions

Outpatient Therapist

The Outpatient Therapist provides therapeutic mental health counseling to children, youth, and their families to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified client as they relate to their diagnosis.

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. 

JOB APPLICATION 

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. 

Job Application

 Living in Delaware

Kent County

Dover, Delaware
www.Cityofdover.com

Kent County & Greater Dover Convention and Visitors Bureau
www.visitdover.com

Sussex County

Lewes, Delaware
www.ci.lewes.de.us

Seaford, Delaware
www.seafordde.com

Convention and Visitors Bureau of Sussex County Delaware
www.visitsoutherndelaware.com