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DCFS Hiring Fair - Baton Rouge

DCFS has open Child Welfare Specialist and Social Services Analyst positions in the Baton Rouge Region and across the state.


Join us Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, to learn how DCFS helps keep children safe and helps individuals and families become self-sufficient!

Click here to pre-register for the hiring fair

Qualified candidates may receive a conditional offer at the fair.*

  • Bring photo ID and 2 references, and wear professional attire.
  • Be prepared for interview and drug screen. For Child Welfare positions, also be prepared for background check and fingerprinting.
  • Previous candidates also encouraged to re-apply.
  • For Child Welfare positions, any social work or related experience/education welcomed.

*Child Welfare and Family Support position interviews will take place during the event. Applicants interested in other positions will be considered for any DCFS job that fits their skillset. Interviews for other DCFS positions will take place at a later date.

More About Us

DCFS Program Areas  
Child Welfare CW works to keep children safe and thriving by protecting them against abuse and neglect, reuniting families and finding quality foster and adoptive homes.
Child Support Enforcement CSE promotes parental responsibility so children receive support from both parents, even when they live in separate households.
Economic Stability ES helps stabilize families by providing access to federal eligibility programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Workforce Development WD works to provide FITAP, SNAP, and Child Support participants with assessment, supportive services, education, employment and training to develop the skills necessary to obtain and retain employment to aid in self-sufficiency.
Disability Determination Services DDS is a state agency funded by the federal government to make disability findings for the Social Security Administration.

More About the Positions

Administrative Coordinator

Performs a variety of clerical duties to support staff members and their operations of an organizational unit or program. Apply for this position.

Child Welfare Specialist Trainee

Trains in performing child welfare services for the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families. Apply for this position.

Disability Determinations Examiner 1-3

Responsible for determining eligibility for Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits. The Examiner is responsible for gathering all of applicant medical records and acquiring additional information from applicants in order to make a determination. Good customer service and the ability to communicate with external professional is important to the success of this role. Apply for this position.

Social Services Analyst 1 - Child Welfare Team Specialists

Serve as a professional administrative support to child welfare case workers. Duties of this position will require contact with children and/or agency clientele. Apply for this position.

Social Services Analyst 1-3 for Economic Stability

Determines eligibility for programs such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food assistance), and for cash assistance programs - Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) and Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP). Good customer service is important to the success of this program. Apply for this position.

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