Child Development Specialist – Part Time – Birmingham, AL (#0312)

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Aletheia House is looking for a child development specialist for the Birmingham, AL area. The county serviced will be Jefferson.


Position Summary:
The child development specialist is responsible for providing childcare services to children of the women who are receiving treatment for substance abuse disorders.  The child development specialist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator-Central.

Office Location of Position: 201 Finley Avenue West, Birmingham, AL

Primary Responsibilities:

-To provide evidenced-based childcare services to the dependent children of women who are in treatment for a substance abuse disorder.

-Attend to children by providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to children.  This may include, but not limited to feeding, dressing and overseeing play.

-To report observed or unusual behavior of the children to their mother and the clinical staff.

-To maintain a log of all childcare services.

-Solve routine problems related to the children who are in care.

-Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Coordinator-Central, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.


-High school diploma required.  Bachelors of Science degree in education or social work preferred.

-Work experience and undergraduate coursework in early childhood education and certification preferred.


Job Salary:  $11.50 – $13.00 per hour.



Part-time /Non-Exempt – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Total Hours: 21


Benefits: N/A


To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to Please insert in the subject line (CDS-0312).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


* Please include both documents in one attachmentto be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time: 

Thurs, 08/22/2019 – 5:00pm

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.



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