Southwest Human Development

Bi-Lingual Family Support Specialist - CARING Program

12 months ago
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Social Services



SWHD is seeking to fill a Family Support Specialist position for the CARING Program. This program is grant funded to assist the Arizona Department of Child Safety with their backlog of overdue investigations.   This is a full-time, exempt position


Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.




The Family Support Specialist will conduct interviews, observe the home environment, and complete documentation for completion of investigations.


  • BA Degree and related child welfare experience required
  • Department of Child Safety experience highly preferred
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required
  • Valid AZ Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card required or have the ability to obtain one. 



Celebrating our 35th anniversary, Southwest Human Development, a non-profit organization, has been reaching out to children and families in Arizona with comprehensive and innovative early childhood services. From small beginnings – a staff of six serving 175 children and families – Southwest has grown into the state’s largest early childhood provider with a staff of 900 serving 135,000 children and families each year. Throughout this growth we have remained true to our mission.



At Southwest Human Development we strive to give all children an optimal start in life with opportunities for a bright and positive future. Several decades of research clearly demonstrate that each child’s earliest experiences and relationships establish the foundation for all future development – intellectual, social, emotional, physical and behavioral. A child who starts life and school with a healthy foundation is at a distinct advantage. We at Southwest Human Development are committed to creating a positive future for all young children.


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