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Select, Find and Prepare for Child Development Careers and Jobs - all on one page

This page will take you through 4 steps to (1) Select a child development career, (2) Find child development job listings, (3) Prepare for a child development career, and (4) Provide child development job-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Job: You will be presented with a listing of child development careers/jobs. The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of careers and jobs below
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of careers and jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Once you have identified an occupation of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a job above, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as you wish. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.

Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.

Step 3: Prepare For a Job: In this section you will see one or more links to a career that is usually a bit more general than your initial selection. The link(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 2. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different job.

Click on a link and you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for a career in this field. Information includes core and supplemental duties, general and specific work activities, knowledge required, skills required, preparation required, educational requirements, work experience required, local salary information, certifications, professional associations, current job listings for the job selected along with multiple similar job titles, occupations with similar capabilities and interests (starting a career), and occupations with similar skills and Experience (changing a career).

Step 4: Job-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that will provide detailed (updated) links to occupational information specific to the Job you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

1) Select a Job

Scroll through the picklist (below). There are 153 child development careers and jobs listed. Select those that may be of interest - you will get links to active job listings for that specific child development occupation, and detailed resources to help you prepare a career path (ladder).
You can use this form two ways:

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Filter - As you enter a keyword, you will filter (limit) the list of careers and jobs below

Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of careers and jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Enter a Keyword (filter the list below)
OR - leave blank and scroll through the choices:

Select a Job Title (scroll and Select) :

Case Manager, Family Support Worker
Certified Child, Youth, and Family Social Worker (C-CYFSW)
Certified Childbirth Educator (CCE)
Certified Children, Youth, and Family Social Worker (C-CYFSW)
Child & Adolescent Counselor
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Child Abuse Therapy Director
Child Abuse Worker
Child Advocate
Child and Adolescent Case Manager
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Child and Family Counselor
Child and Family Services Worker
Child and Family Therapist
Child Attendant
Child Care Aide
Child Care Assistant
Child Care Attendant
Child Care Center Administrator
Child Care Center Director
Child Care Counselor
Child Care Development Specialist
Child Care Director
Child Care Provider
Child Care Sitter
Child Care Supervisor
Child Care Teacher
Child Care Worker
Child Caregiver
Child Custody Evaluator
Child Daycare Worker
Child Development Associate Teacher (CDA Teacher)
Child Development Consultant
Child Development Instructor
Child Development Professor
Child Development Specialist
Child Development Teacher
Child Guidance Counselor
Child Health Associate
Child Life Specialist
Child Life Therapist
Child Monitor
Child Neurologist
Child Nutrition Clerk
Child Nutrition Manager
Child Nutrition Program Assistant (CNP Assistant)
Child Nutrition Program Manager (CNP Manager)
Child Protection Specialist
Child Protection Supervisor
Child Protective Investigator
Child Protective Services Social Worker (CPS Social Worker)
Child Protective Services Specialist
Child Psychiatrist
Child Psychologist
Child Psychology Teacher
Child Psychometrist
Child Study Team Case Manager
Child Study Team Director
Child Support Agent
Child Support Hearing Officer
Child Support Investigator
Child Support Magistrate
Child Support Officer
Child Welfare Caseworker
Child Welfare Consultant
Child Welfare Counselor
Child Welfare Director
Child Welfare Education Coordinator
Child Welfare Services Director
Child Welfare Social Worker
Child Welfare Specialist
Child Welfare Worker
Childbirth and Infant Care Teacher
Childbirth Teacher
Childcare Administrator
Childcare Aide
Childcare Assistant
Childcare Attendant
Childcare Center Administrator
Childcare Center Director
Childcare Center Teacher
Childcare Counselor
Childcare Director
Childcare Executive Director
Childcare Instructor
Childcare Professional
Childcare Provider
Childcare Specialist
Childcare Teacher
Childcare Worker
Childhood Development Teacher
Children and Family Minister
Children Mental Health Therapist
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Coordinator, Child Health
Deaf or Hard of Hearing Early Childhood Teacher
Early Childhood and School Age Instructor
Early Childhood and School-Age Program Instructor
Early Childhood Behavior Consultant
Early Childhood Coordinator
Early Childhood Development Manager
Early Childhood Director
Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program Teacher (ECEAP)
Early Childhood Education Instructor
Early Childhood Education Professor
Early Childhood Education Specialist
Early Childhood Educator
Early Childhood Instructor
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist
Early Childhood Ministries Director
Early Childhood Professional
Early Childhood Professor
Early Childhood Program Supervisor (ECP Supervisor)
Early Childhood Quality Improvement Director
Early Childhood Services Coordinator
Early Childhood Services Director
Early Childhood Special Education Certified Teacher (ECSE Certified Teacher)
Early Childhood Special Education Teacher (ECSE Teacher)
Early Childhood Special Educator (EC Special Educator)
Early Childhood Specialist
Early Childhood Teacher
Early Childhood Teacher Assistant (EC Teacher Assistant)
Exceptional Children Teacher (EC Teacher)
Family Counselor
Family Service Counselor
Family Support Specialist
Family Support Worker
Family Welfare Social Work Professor
General Curriculum Exceptional Children Teacher
Home Child Care Provider
Infant and Toddler Teacher
Infant Childcare Provider
Infant Childcare Worker
Infant Toddler Teacher
Infant/Toddler Coordinator
Infant/Toddler Teacher
Infant/Toddler Team Lead Teacher
Marriage and Family Counselor
Marriage and Family Social Worker
Marriage Family Counselor
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist
Maternal Child Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
Physician-Child Psychiatrist
Residential Child Care Counselor
School Childcare Attendant
Toddler Caregiver
Toddler Guide
Toddler Teacher
Vocational Childcare Teacher
WIC Site Coordinator (Women Infants and Children Site Coordinator)
Youth/Children Minister

3) Prepare For a Job

No selection made: Please Select a Job Title (above)

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