Careers & Training

Careers & Training with DePelchin

DePelchin is an accredited foster care and adoption agency serving the most vulnerable children and families in Texas and working to break the cycles of abuse and neglect.  Our approach to caring for children integrates prevention, foster care, adoption and post-adoption programs to improve the mental health and physical well-being of children at risk of entering or within the State’s child welfare system.  Thanks to our expert, dedicated staff, we turn lives around for children and their families. 

In addition to offering an array of rewarding career opportunities, DePelchin also provides a range of training and development resources for professionals in our community.

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DePelchin offers career opportunities in the following program areas: 

Mental Health

  • Counseling within Child Welfare
  • Residential Treatment

Child Welfare

  • Adoption
  • Foster Care
  • Post Adoption 


  • Parent Education
  • School-based Programs
  • Community-based Programs
  • Transitional Living

Parent Education

Management and Support Services

  • Access and Care Management
  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Facility and Plant Management
  • Fund Raising
  • Human Resources
  • Management and Information Systems
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Records Management
  • Research and Grant Management
  • Volunteer Services

Education and Licensure Requirements 

Clinician I, Case Manager, Youth Worker or Family Resource Specialist
- Bachelor’s degree and/or social services experience

Clinician II
- MA, MS, M.Ed., LMFT-Associate, LPC-Intern, LMSW

Clinician III (License Required)

Note: Fluency in English and Spanish is a desired skill for clinical staff. 

Employee Benefits

DePelchin offers the following benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 403(B) Savings Plan
  • Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit                
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Extended Time Off
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • AFLAC Plans

Application Process

DePelchin reviews online applications and resumes based on the criteria for all open positions. If selected for an interview, an applicant will be contacted by phone or e-mail. If not selected, a candidate’s application or resume will remain on file for one year and will be reviewed as positions become available. 


In addition to our main campus on Memorial Drive,  DePelchin Children's Center provides services for children and families at locations throughout the Greater Houston and Greater Texas areas.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 713-730-2335 or