Help us protect Louisiana's children. Report Child Abuse & Neglect: 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
DCFS Hiring Fair - Lake Charles
DCFS has open Child Welfare Specialist and Social Services Analyst positions in the Lake Charles Region and across the state.
Join us Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, to learn how DCFS helps keep children safe and helps individuals and families become self-sufficient!
The fair is not just for people in the Lake Charles region. All interested candidates are welcome to attend.
Lake Charles Civic Center
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.
Learn about open positions and apply before the fair.
*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
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.
Social Services Analyst 1 (Child Welfare Team Specialist)
Provides professional administrative support to child welfare case workers. This position's duties require contact with children and/or agency clientele. Good customer service is important to the success of this program. 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.
Social Services Analyst 1-3 for Child Support Enforcement
Responsible for conducting intake (the processing of applications), or for case management (collection of medical and child support). The successful applicant may be responsible for appearing in court to testify regarding the status of the cases. Good customer service is important to the success of this program. Apply for this position.