Careers at CHNK

Join our elite team of bridge builders today.

Meaningful careers can be hard to come by, but here at Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, every day presents an opportunity to provide hope and opportunity through your work.

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky is an inclusive, creative, and cutting-edge community of healing. Youth and their family members receive excellent behavioral healthcare from our team because our team members themselves receive excellent care: robust health and wellness benefits, ample personal time off, access to state of the art technology, 403b plans with dollar for dollar matches, integrated self-care plans, and even free meals.

Mission-driven staff, empowered by one another, serve those who’ve been affected by trauma, addiction, and abuse. CHNK staff embrace all kinds of youth and families ranging from deaf clients to LGBTQ youth to adolescents needing enhanced medical outreach. Hope and opportunity emerge not only for clients, but also for every team member.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:


As an employee of Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, you will join a team that takes a trauma-informed approach to every decision, every action, and every interaction we have, abiding by the Seven Commitments of The Sanctuary Model:The Seven Commitments of Sanctuary

  • Non-Violence
  • Open Communication
  • Democracy
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Growth & Change
  • Social Responsibility
  • Social Learning


We are accepting of all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, political affiliation, marital status, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or other non-merit factor.

Ready to be a bridge builder at Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky? To be considered for open positions, please apply online or via USPS by mailing your resume to:

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky
Attn: Human Resources
200 Home Road, Devou Park
Covington, KY 41011

David Howard, Esq.

David Howard, Esq.

Chief Human Resources Officer

The Perks of Being a Bridge Builder:

  • Competitive wages
  • Individual and family health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Individual long-term disability and life insurance coverage
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan, including a dollar-for-dollar match (up to 3%) beginning after one year of employment
  • Paid holidays (10 total), vacation, and sick time
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Signing and/or referral bonus opportunities
  • Complimentary daily lunch
  • Free parking
  • Well-appointed offices
  • Unique (and scenic!) work environments