Are you thinking about a helping profession?


Do you want to have a part in giving children and their families a way to improve their lives?


Come join our dynamic and growing organization with a strong legacy of organizational and financial stability. We provide meaningful, positive change that dramatically impacts the lives of children and families within the North Georgia community. Become part of our team and experience the true joy of helping us effectively fulfill our mission: to help children to heal emotionally and spiritually, to unite families and to bring the wholeness of God’s love to each of them through Jesus Christ.


UMCH youth left a blessing for staff outside of our offices


Positions are open from time to time in direct child care, social work, administration or other areas. See details below for current job openings. Instructions for applying are found with each job description.


We offer a competitive salary plus bonus incentives program and benefits package (for full-time employees) that may include:

  • Major medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Wellness program including YMCA access
  • Paid company holidays
  • Vacation and sick days accrual program
  • Retirement plan with employer matching contribution


Please, no phone calls and no third party recruiting agencies.  Due to the volume of applicant submissions, we sincerely regret that we are unable to respond to each inquiry. If you are selected to move forward in the process, we will reach out to you concerning details and next steps.


The United Methodist Children’s Home supports a diverse workforce.



Current Job Openings:



•  Part-time Seasonal Christmas Coordinator

This is a part-time seasonal position responsible for coordinating Christmas activities at the United Methodist Children’s Home.  Activities include preparation and execution of the Christmas Shopping Day Event and solicitation of Wish List donations for the families we serve, and decoration of our Decatur campus.  Click here for full position description and instructions to apply.




•  Part-time Foster Care Worker (Gainesville, GA District Office)

This position is primarily responsible for the placement of children in foster homes; maintenance of children while in the foster home; dismissal and follow-up of children upon leaving the foster homes; supervision and training of the foster parents; provision of casework services to birth families and/or children in foster homes; and providing assistance with recruiting foster parents.  Click here for full position description and instructions to apply.




• Director of Independent and Transitional Living Programs (ILP/TLP)

Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Director ILP/TLP (Independent Living Programs/Transitional Living Programs) is responsible for the overall operation of the on-campus independent living program, and the community-based transitional living program. The purpose of this position is to facilitate the growth of young adults which will lead toward a higher level of independence upon their exit from these programs.  Click on the following link apply:




•  Education Services Coordinator

Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Education Services Coordinator is responsible to develop and maintain a varied program of services for UMCH clients including support services, advocacy, and advocacy training, as well as serve as a liaison for accountability. The coordinator will also supervise all volunteers, tutors, and interns.  Click here for full position description and instructions to apply.