What makes KCC a great place to work? Hear what our employees have to say!

Looking for a rewarding position?

Join our team of professional educators, therapists, social workers, health care and nursing personnel, and classroom assistants. Use your skills to make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and their families. Kennedy Children's Center offers a competitive compensation package, including health insurance benefits, life insurance, disability coverage, pension, 403(b) plans, and generous time-off benefits.

To learn more about mandated requirements for working at Kennedy Children's Center, please click here: KCC Mandated Requirements.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to recruitment@kenchild.org.

Kennedy Children's Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, gender identity, familial status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or any other classification protected by federal, state and/or local laws and ordinances.  

GYO Graduates pose with their diplomas

GYO Graduates pose with their diplomas

Grow Your Own (GYO) Workforce Development Program

Have you thought about a career in education? Grow Your Own provides the training you’ll need to become a New York State certified Teacher Assistant - the first step in a lifelong career in education.

GYO combines hands-on experience in the classroom with professional development and exam preparation. Our intensive job-placement services help graduates find suitable positions at early childhood providers throughout the city.

The 6-week program is free for participants, and covers the costs of all mandated screenings, workshops, and tests.

If you are interested in applying for the GYO program, please contact Workforce Coordinator Mira Handman (mhandman@kenchild.org) for more information!

Grow Your Own is made possible with generous support from the Robin Hood Foundation.