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Children’s Friend has a long history of serving our community’s most vulnerable children.  Founded in 1834, the agency is Rhode Island’s oldest child-serving organization, and a leader in child welfare, family support mental health, and child development services. Click here to read more about the history of Children’s Friend.


Our employees are highly skilled, well educated, and dedicated to the mission of the agency. With over 400 employees, 13 locations, and 27 programs as well as, administrative, financial, fundraising, transportation, and custodial departments, Children’s Friend has a diverse selection of job opportunities.


Children’s Friend is an equal opportunity employer. We promote a culture and environment that is inclusive and rich in diversity. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, disability or veteran status.