Join Action for Children in the interesting and important work underway on behalf of children and families in Central Ohio!


Current Openings:

Columbus Kids Coordinator

Action for Children, central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is seeking an individual to join the Columbus Kids: Ready, Set, Learn Initiative. The Columbus Kids Coordinator will identify, screen, refer, and track all children (ages 2-5) living in Franklin County by conducting a learning checkup for the children and a family needs screening with parents to identify any barriers the families may be encountering. The focus of the initiative is to better prepare children for kindergarten by understanding child/family needs, identifying appropriate resources and engaging parents – all as a part of an effort to building positive relationships and to strengthen families.

Project Coordinator – Neighborhood

Action for Children, central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, has an immediate need for an individual to coordinate one of the organization’s neighborhood-focused initiatives. The individual in this position has responsibility for overseeing the processes and details involved in the day-to-day work of the project team as it focuses on the needs of the specific neighborhood. The work of this project is to increase the quality of early learning experiences for children through increasing staff qualifications, providing Step Up to Quality technical assistance, and using business metrics to inform fiscal and programmatic decisions. Both child care centers and home providers are included in this work.


Volunteer for Action for Children

We offer volunteer opportunities during office hours, Monday through Friday, as well as special events during office or non-office hours. Opportunities range from using your office and computer skills to assist our staff or working with staff on short-term special events, projects, and fundraising.

For more information about volunteer opportunities available at Action for Children, please send an email to


Internships at Action for Children

We welcome college interns from around the State of Ohio. We offer a variety of hands-on professional experiences in an environment that encourages your personal and professional development.

For more information about internships at AFC, please send an email to