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Wyoming Department of Family Services Careers

Where Every Employee Matters

Why Choose a Career with Us?

At the Department of Family Services (DFS), we are more than just a team; we're a team dedicated to helping Wyomingites thrive. As part of the DFS team, you will be at the forefront of promoting positive change all across Wyoming. Here, your work will directly impact the lives of people, making a true and lasting difference in our state. The Department’s values – safe at home, opportunities for success, and supporting the people who support the families – provide the foundation for WY Home Matters, a framework that guides how we work across divisions, systems, and communities to engage and serve children, youth, vulnerable adults, and their families. This framework is built on a belief that children and vulnerable adults do best when they can stay safely at home. 

Live, Work, Thrive: At the heart of the State of Wyoming we believe in more than just employment. We offer a lifestyle where you not only work meaningfully but also live fully, surrounded by natural beauty and vibrant communities that define our state. Join us in a place where your career flourishes, your life is enriched and together, we thrive in a setting like no other. 

Our Commitment to You

We believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. That's why we offer:

Competitive Compensation and Benefits

Designed with your well-being in mind. From competitive salaries to comprehensive benefits, we invest in your present and future.

Opportunities for Professional Growth

Advance your career with a state that invests in the growth of its employees.

Flexible and Stable Schedules

Supportive work environment with a focus on work-life balance.

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Learn about what we do!

As you explore the opportunities within our agency, consider the meaningful roles that await you

With a presence that spans every corner of Wyoming, our commitment to serving communities ensures Wyomingites from all walks of life have an opportunity to succeed.

Our commitment extends beyond traditional boundaries, reaching institutions like the Wyoming Boys School and Wyoming Girls School. We recognize the importance of fostering growth and development in every aspect of our community, including the invaluable contributions of these institutions.

Benefits and Eligibility Specialist- Our Benefits and Eligibility Team plays a vital role, working directly with families to determine their eligibility for assistance programs such as child care, food, housing, utility, or energy assistance. This includes assessing their needs, providing guidance on available services, and ensuring they have access to the necessary support. Our Benefits and Eligibility team has the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and families, contributing to the betterment of our community. 


Social Services Worker- Our Social Services Workers provide crucial support and advocacy for those who need it most. Working directly with families to assess their needs, develop customized service plans, and connect them to vital community resources and programs that address their unique circumstances. Our dedicated team of Social Services Workers strive each day to make a positive impact on Wyoming families.

Social Services Aide- Our Social Services Aides provide essential support in working directly with clients to provide important services and community resources as well as supporting the social services workers with administrative duties. 

Youth Services Specialist- Our Youth Services Specialists guide and support youth to overcome challenges while providing an educational and therapeutic living environment. Working directly with the youth to develop responsible values and skills to prepare them for a successful transition back to their families and communities.