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Careers & Training

Careers & Training with DePelchin

DePelchin Children’s Center is one of the largest providers of children’s mental health, foster care and adoption services in Texas.  For more than 120years, DePelchin has served as a ray of hope for children and their families, and today, thanks to our expert, dedicated staff, we continue to turn lives around. 

In addition to offering an array of rewarding career opportunities, we also provide 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

  • Psychiatry
  • Counseling
  • 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)

Staff Psychologist (License Required)
- Ph.D., Psy.D.

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 operates four satellite locations.  Job positions at our various locations will be posted as they become available.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 713-730-2335 or info@depelchin.org