Career Opportunities

The Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking hard-working, dedicated individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.  Best Interest Attorneys, Case Coordinators and Assistant Case Coordinators are needed to provide best interests advocacy for abused, neglected and abandoned children and give these children a voice in court. The Guardian ad Litem Program uses a team approach to represent children in dependency proceedings. Program staff members work with volunteers from the community to help children find loving, permanent homes. As a part of this process, Guardian ad Litem Program employees attend court, visit children and their families, work with the Department of Children and Families and community organizations and develop recommendations regarding the child’s best interests. Program attorneys represent the best interests and protect the legal interests of children in all phases of court proceedings. GAL is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Drug Free Workplace employer. Background checks are required as well as driving record checks for positions requiring driving. If you need an accommodation because of disability, please notify the contact on the particular advertisement to which you are applying.

peoplefirstGo to the Florida’s People First website. Once the page has loaded, select Florida Guardian ad Litem from the drop down menu under “Select Agency”. Then click on the search button on the bottom of the web page.

All available employment opportunities will be displayed. Open and print the advertisement(s) of interest and then select the PDF version of the State of Florida Employment Application from any of the opened advertisements. Either mail or fax your completed application to the contact person as stated on the advertisement(s). Please send separate applications for each position that you are applying for. We look forward to receiving your application.