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


Current Openings:

Technical Assistance Specialist – Step Up to Quality | Action for Children (AFC), central Ohio’s Child Care Resource and Referral agency, is seeking an individual to join its Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) team. Drawing on your knowledge of early childhood care and education, you will provide services to child care center administrators who are beginning the SUTQ process, are renewing their star level or working toward achieving a higher rating. Specialists also provide linkage to professional development opportunities, along with coaching and technical assistance to support their efforts to achieve and maintain quality standards. This position involves work in AfC’s seven counties: Franklin, Madison, Pickaway, Fairfield, Licking, Delaware and Union. This is a full time position, requiring travel and occasional evening/weekend hours. All SUTQ TA Specialists are trained to offer professional development in addition to the SUTQ work. Click here for more information and to apply

New positions will be posted as they come available. We are always interested to meet talented professionals to join our team!


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.

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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.

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