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.
There are positions open in Gainesville (House Manager, Administrative Assistance, Regional Coordinator, and Cook), Palatka (Community Outreach), and in Lake City (Counselor). Please click on current job openings listing above and follow instructions. Applications are typically received by the positions’ supervisors. (updated 4/8/16)
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.
- CDS Application
- Confidentiality Agreement
- CRIMINAL HISTORY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT (PREA) COMPLIANCE FORM (updated form effective January 2014)