Be Part of our Caring Family!

Thank you for your interest in joining the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter team! We’re a fun group of people dedicated to serving the at-risk kids of the Florida Keys.

All positions require a valid Florida driver’s license; initial and random drug testing; and a comprehensive background check which includes fingerprinting for local, state and FBI national criminal history records.

The Children’s Shelter is a drug and smoke free, equal opportunity employer and does not, nor shall not, discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or religion.

Open Positions

To apply, please contact Katya Andrade at kandrade@fkcs.org or 305-852-4246 x235 or fax at 305-852-6902.

Office Manager

New! Added on July 5, 2018

We are seeking a highly competent individual to provide administrative, accounting, and HR support in a professional, well-organized, and timely manner. This role involves a variety of tasks related to but not limited to working with the Dept. of Child Family Services and the Dept. of Juvenile Justice, as well as many professional business individuals and companies. This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) and computer proficiency including Internet, MS Office365, Outlook, and QuickBooks preferred. This position requires a great degree of confidentially and will collaborate with senior management, board members, and staff.


SNAP Counseling Coordinator

New! Added on July 5, 2018

This position is responsible for the overall supervision of all employees and program requirements of SNAP. The SNAP Coordinator provides direct supervision for the SNAP Facilitators and SNAP Case Managers. In addition, this position will have on call responsibilities agency wide for any and all counseling issues. This position works in conjunction with the other Program Coordinators to ensure smooth intra-agency program coordination.

Qualifications:  This is a management position for a person possessing a related Master’s level degree with a minimum of three years related experience; previous supervisory experience; keyboarding skills at a minimum of 35 w.p.m.; familiarity with cognitive behavior modification; structured groups and parent education groups is required; previous research and community/agency liaison experience is desired.


House Parents

New! Added on July 5, 2018

We have an immediate opening in Key West, Florida for the position of House Parents. We are seeking couples who do not currently have children of their own at home, but have a dedication to helping children. House parents are responsible for the care and day to day activities of up to 6 children. Position includes housing, stipend, and we offer dental and vision. Salary depends upon experience.


Ongoing Hiring for Youth Support Staff / Mentors

If you are interested in a career working with children, this could be the opportunity for you! Our youth support team is responsible for the supervision of and facilitation of activities for youth ages 10-18 living in our Upper Keys residential facility.

You must be at least 21 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent to apply. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Six months to 1 year of experience working with youth is preferred.