“What helped me the most was a neighbor who confronted me when she hardly knew me and offered to help whenever I was ready to take the first step.” —Teresa, survivor of domestic violence

Join Our Team

We’ve been a leader in the work to stop family violence since 1978. Our holistic approach provides a clear path for families to progress from fear to safety.

Careers & Internships

This is an exciting time to join The Family Place! Our mission to eliminate family violence through intervention and proactive prevention, extensive community education, advocacy and assistance for victims and their families requires the varied skills of many talented individuals.

Click here to see our job listings!

  • Select a job to review the description and requirements.
  • Submit a resume/curriculum vitae (CV) to the job(s) that match your interests and qualifications by clicking the Apply Now button.
  • Your submission is immediately forwarded to The Family Place Human Resources department.
  • You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your resume/CV.

Due to the volume of submissions, it is not possible to follow up in person with everyone who submits a resume/CV for consideration. If you have the skills and experience to match one of our current openings, someone from Human Resources will contact you.No phone calls, please.

We encourage you to visit our website periodically to stay informed about new job openings.

Selection Process at The Family Place

While the timing and speed of being selected is affected by the number of responses, how close of a match your experience and skills are to the role and our environment, there are steps in the selection process common to all:

  • If your background, education and work experience meets the needs of the position, you will be contacted for an interview.
  • A pre-screening phone conversation with the Family Place HR Coordinator will take place.
  • There may be a conference call with the hiring manager and/or a technical phone screen with the interview team member.
  • A first round on-site interview with the hiring manager usually takes place.
  • A possible second round on-site interview with more senior Family Place, including executives – typically 2-4 additional people.
  • A final interview with the Director of HR.
  • A verbal offer is given and a 24-48 hour response time is usually expected. If the verbal offer is accepted, a written offer is produced for physical signatures.
  • Background check and reference checks completed.
  • The transition period is wrapped up with on-boarding and orientation taking place the first week with The Family Place.

Benefits at The Family Place

In addition to a rewarding and challenging work environment, The Family Place is pleased to offer a comprehensive BENEFITS PROGRAM to qualified employees:

  • Health Insurance - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO and HDH Plans
  • Dental Insurance - Met Life
  • Vision Insurance Plan - EyeMed
  • FSA and HSA Plans
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans, Short Term Disability, Accident, etc.
  • Life Insurance and AD&D - Unum
  • LTD - Unum
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan - Bank of Texas
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Vacation and Personal Time
Counseling Internships

Internships are available for those seeking experience and training related to working with adult victims of family violence and/or sexual abuse and with children who have been exposed to family violence. Internships are only for graduate level students who are in their Practicum Phase OR LMSW's or LPC-Interns seeking volunteer opportunities to gain hours towards licensure. Applicants must be able to commit to at least 2 semesters.

There are four Counseling Centers where interns may apply:

Central Dallas Counseling Center (Dallas)
Availability: Accepting interns beginning Spring 2020
Contact Person: Wendy Watts, LCSW, Program Director wwatts@familyplace.org

South Dallas Counseling Center (Oak Cliff)
Availability: Accepting interns beginning Spring 2020
Contact Person: Felicia Holloway, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S, Program Director fjholloway@familyplace.org

Collin County Counseling Center (McKinney)
Availability: Accepting interns beginning Spring 2020
Contact Person: Felicia Holloway, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S, Program Director fjholloway@familyplace.org

IT  Internships
Internships are available for undergraduate students and high school seniors interested in Information Technology and Computer Science.  Internships are 8-weeks long and provide 10-12 hours of learning opportunity per week.  Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience in hardware and software support, inventory processes and best practices, help desk support, security protocols and best practices, VOIP telephone systems, and A/V support.

Contact Person: Grayson D. Burgess, Director of Operations, gdburgess@familyplace.org

Development & Marketing Internship
Made possible by the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program
The Special Events & Marketing Intern will get hands on experience with development work in a non-profit setting, including but not limited to, fundraising, marketing, social media project planning, volunteering and project/special event management.

Click here to apply.