What It's Like Working At NCHS

NCHS is focused on investing in the well-being of parents, children, families, and caregivers to ensure a bright and happy future for every child. The passion we have for connecting members of our community to the support and resources they need is translated into our everyday working lives. Our team loves what they do, and they’re great at it, too. That’s why we’ve been blessed to help so many individuals and families over our storied past. When you join the NCHS team, you’re becoming part of a collaborative, innovative, and inclusive culture that uplifts one another to achieve our personal and professional goals. Does that sound inviting? Apply to join our team today!

NCHS does a great job of ensuring employees wellbeing is a priority.

Wellbeing days have allowed me to take intentional time off work to prioritize myself and wellbeing. Working from home has also been wonderful to ensure I can prioritize both my safety and my family’s safety during the pandemic.

Alina Becerra,
Matching and Recruitment Specialist

What We're Looking For

Our core values dictate who we are and what we do. NCHS is committed to creating an inclusive, respectful workplace that enables our team to provide the support and care our communities need. Acting as advocates for children and families, being a part of the NCHS team means upholding the integrity and empathy we are known for. We’re looking for compassionate individuals who can help us to reach our goals and grow our reach throughout the state of Nebraska.



We are champions for children. We speak out and take action to protect children and strengthen families and communities. We work to create change in policies and practices to put children first.



We value the importance of teamwork. We join forces with team members, professionals and community leaders, but, most importantly, we partner with families and children. By passionately working together with all stakeholders, we challenge each other to achieve the highest levels of professional excellence.



We embrace the richness inherent in our diversity. Integrating our unique experiences, knowledge and perspectives helps us better understand children and support their families.



We care deeply for children and their families. Compassion begins with understanding trauma and promoting healing. We partner with families to develop, enhance and secure nurturing connections.



We embrace continuous improvement, bold creativity and change. We will persevere until all children thrive and families have the tools they need to succeed. We recognize that one size never fits all and push to design interventions that benefit every person.



We strive to do what is right for the child. Integrity is the foundation upon which we have built our organization, and is at the heart of everything we do.

Our Values

Benefits And Perks Of Working At NCHS

We offer a variety of benefits and perks for our team to help establish a healthy work-life balance.
NCHS utilizes the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands Salary & Benefits Trends Report to ensure our team members are fairly compensated.

Take Care

Paid Holidays

We offer paid time off for nationally recognized holidays so that you can spend time observing and celebrating with the ones you love.


NCHS offers generous and flexible vacation allowances so that you can relax and recover from work.

Well Being Days

As advocates for mental health, we offer 5 well being days each year to recuperate and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Sick, Bereavement, and New Child Leave

At NCHS, we understand the importance of family. That’s why we’re flexible with offering additional paid time off to address any changes, needs, or emergencies that might arise with you and your family.

Invest in Your Future

Pay Well and Fairly

Fair and equal pay is important to us, which is why we use the NAM scale to ensure employee compensation is aligned with industry standards.


We’re committed to helping our employees prepare and plan for a stable financial future. NCHS contributes 5% of your salary each year toward your 401K, with full vestment after 5 years.

Referral Bonus

NCHS is always looking to grow our team with talented and caring individuals, just like you. As part of our efforts, we offer a bonus for employees that refer a qualified candidate.

Your Health Matters

Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance

Your health and safety matter to us, which is why we offer comprehensive and high-quality insurance to all of our employees. For specific information regarding packages and plans, speak to a member of our team.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

An employer-paid benefit, EAP offers employees a chance to seek confidential, professional support for personal and professional challenges. NCHS offers 5 free counseling sessions each year, covering a variety of topics.


Flexible spending accounts allow you to elect a dollar amount (up to specified limit) that you believe you will spend on out-of-pocket healthcare and/or dependent care related expenses during the upcoming calendar year. In turn, you can use these accounts to pay for eligible expenses.

Other Benefits

Career Development

Professional development and personal growth are key pillars of our organization. As a member of the NCHS team, you’ll have the opportunity to attend classes, conferences, skills courses, and workshops, all at no expense to you.


As long as you can commute to the regional office if necessary, NCHS allows you to work from anywhere. With most jobs capable of being completed somewhat or entirely remotely, you can choose the work environment in which you feel most productive.

The agency has encouraged my professional growth through allowing my attendance at conferences, and various training opportunities.

Mark Bryant,
Families Forever Supervisor

Current Job Openings

Nebraska Children’s Home Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, age, genetic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, marital status, military status, status such as a veteran, disability, or any other protected status.

“NCHS is an amazing place to work and meet wonderful people that have the same vision as you on helping families and children.

I love and enjoy working with a diverse population and making a little difference in their lives.

Yariceni Hernandez,
Family Resource Specialist