CDS employs approximately 65 full-time and 50 part-time staff to work in the Interface Youth Shelters, Family Action Counseling, Prevention Services, Independent Living Program, and Administrative Departments.
To reach our Human Resources Department, please call (352) 244-0628 x3812.
We have a new opening in Gainesville for a Counselor/Case Manager; to apply, email your resume to email@example.com. The other opening in Gainesville is for an HR Specialist; to apply, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are also hiring in Palatka (Interface East Youth Shelter) for a Residential Supervisor. Send resumes to Cindy Starling, Regional Coordinator, CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services: email@example.com. We also have a position open for SNAP Facilitator in Lake City. Please submit your resume to Pamela Purnell, Regional Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Updated 12/17/2018)
Application instructions for each position are included in the job description on the Current Job Openings Listing link above.
Some of the forms to fill out when applying for a position with CDS follow. These are for both paid employment and unpaid volunteer positions. As of August, 2016, the procedure for background screenings changed. There are no more fingerprint cards – all fingerprints are collected through live scan vendors.
- CDS Application
- Confidentiality Agreement
- Request for Live Scan for EMPLOYMENT (new form 3-18)
- Request for Live Scan to VOLUNTEER (new form 3-18)
- Criminal History Acknowledgement with PREA (new form 9-16)
There are other forms to complete as well. CDS Human Resources will give those to you when appropriate.