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A Career that makes a difference

Helping Individuals and Families Build a Better Future

We are a passionate team of public servants that provide safety and support to children and families.

At the Department of Social Services, we protect children, rehabilitate youth and move families to self-sufficiency.

The reward is seeing Missourians move from challenging circumstances to safe, healthy and productive lives.

Our work truly makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

CAREERS SUPPORTING INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

The Department of Social Services: Opportunities in Ten Divisions

Children’s Division

Ensures the safety and well-being of Missouri children and families in crisis.

Family Support Division

Helps Missourians access food stamp benefits, health care, child care, and child support.

MO Healthnet Division

Links Missouri’s most vulnerable to quality health care through Medicaid.

Division of Youth Services

Provides care and treatment to youth committed to Division of Youth Services custody.

Division of Legal Services

Provides comprehensive legal support to all program & support divisions.

Division of Finance and Administrative Services

Provides budgeting, financial and support services to all DSS agencies.

Human Resource Center

Guides HR services, including employee benefits, training, recruitment, labor relations, and union negotiations.

Strategic Performance and Innovations Unit

Manages and produces the department’s statistical reports.

State Technical Assistance Team (STAT)

Supports investigating crimes against children and manages the Missouri Child Fatality Review.

Missouri Medicaid Audit and Compliance Unit

Audits providers and participants to ensure Medicaid Title XIX compliance in Missouri

Visit MOCareers.Mo.gov to Learn More About Opportunities Throughout the State of Missouri

BENEFITS OF MISSOURI STATE JOBS

We Take Care of the Team That Cares for Missourians

Work/Life Integration

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Options

Financial Wellness

  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Pre-Tax Retirement Plans
  • Pension After 5 Years

Health & Wholeness

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • SELF (Employee Asst. Program)

We Care

  • 15 Days Paid Military Leave
  • Community Service Events
  • Mentoring Initiatives

If you want to make change in people’s lives, this is the place to start.

Rodney’s favorite part of his current role as a trainer for the Division of Youth Services is teaching new team members and seeing their excitement as they begin to work with our youth.

Rodney Garrett, Division of Youth Services Trainer

A picture of Rodney Garrett

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