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)
  • Paid company holidays
  • Vacation and sick days accrual program
  • Defined contribution retirement plan
  • 403(b) plan


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:


•   Communications Director

Reporting to the Vice President of Income Development, the Communications Director will help set the direction and help design, develop and guide the strategy for all internal and external communications to consistently articulate, enable and fulfill the United Methodist Children’s Home’s (UMCH) mission. This individual will be a creative, innovative, strategic thinker and results-driven team member. Strong communications strategy, design and execution experience, combined with strong passion for the vision, mission and goals of the United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH) are critical to success in this role.


Key responsibilities include working with executive leaders on the internal/external communication strategy; assisting with organizational rebranding; and developing and implementing results-driven marketing and communications campaigns that align with overall UMCH organizational goals and objectives. The Communications Director will also partner cross-functionally with other UMCH staff and provide leadership in developing and implementing all messaging and communication content to support those areas. Click here for complete job description and instructions to apply.



•   Executive Assistant

The United Methodist Children’s Home is currently recruiting for an Executive Assistant to support the organization’s CEO.


We are seeking a candidate with a strong track record of supporting a high level executive.  The Executive Assistant will be responsible for coordinating all the details of the CEO’s daily itinerary, and execute a variety of other executive level administrative responsibilities in a highly mature, professional, and responsible manner.  Responsibilities will include calendar management, coordinating meetings, phone calls and events with both internal and external constituencies such as the Board of Directors, business and government representatives, and churches.  Qualified candidates will have 5+ years experience supporting a C-level executive.  Software needs include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, Visio.  Strong oral and written communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to prioritize and organize work with limited or no supervision.  A Bachelor’s degree is a plus.


Regular business hours are from 8:30am-5:30pm Monday through Friday, however this position requires flexibility in working hours due to the nature of the position.  This is a full-time opportunity working onsite in the offices at the UMCH headquarters in Decatur, Georgia.


Qualified candidates should submit resumes to



•  Social Work Intern

The social work intern for the 2013-2014 academic year will primarily assist in direct service work with our residents and aid in case management requirements of our Independent Living Program (ILP). Candidate must be currently enrolled as a student in either a BSW or MSW program. This is an unpaid internship. Click here for complete job description.