Job Opportunities

At CSSP, we believe in a racially, economically, and socially just society. We are passionate advocates with and for children and families to translate ideas into action, promote public policies grounded in equity, and support strong and inclusive communities. If you share our passion and have the right mix of experience, we encourage you to apply.


Director, People & Culture. CSSP seeks a Director, People & Culture based in our DC office (working virtually until the DC office re-opens) to develop and execute CSSP’s human resources and inclusion and equity strategies in support of CSSP’s overall mission and strategic direction. This is a new position that will report directly to the President and will also work closely with the Executive Vice President/CFO and be a member of the executive leadership team. The person filling this position will manage and coordinate CSSP’s work in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion; employee well-being; continuous workforce improvement; staff training and professional development; and HR policy development and compliance. Learn more and apply here. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

Program Analyst/Senior Program Analyst, Youth Thrive Initiative. CSSP seeks a Program Analyst or Senior Program Analyst (depending on experience) to support our Youth Thrive initiative. The ideal candidate will be excited about expanding opportunities for adolescents and young adults and be committed to working towards equity for youth. This position will either be full remote or based at CSSP’s Washington, DC office (once we resume safe in-person work, post-pandemic). Applicants must be willing to travel nationally including to in-person meetings in Washington, DC and New York City as well as to site specific activities in different parts of the country. Learn more and apply here. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Program Analyst, Expectant & Parenting Youth (EPY) In Foster Care Initiative. CSSP seeks a Program Analyst working remotely with the preference of being in the NYC area. This individual will primarily support EPY initiative, including promoting young people and young families as agents of change by assisting with Learning and Action Network Agenda to increase constituent influence and power sharing; building youth protective factors and multi-generational strategies to support well-being; and assisting with the Virtual Resource Center (VRC) that provides technical assistance and strategic support to improve policies and practices related to EPY. Learn more and apply here. Applications accepted until position is filled.


CSSP is an equal opportunity employer that centers equity in all our work and in our hiring practices. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+/gender non-conforming, and disabled people to apply. We offer a variety of benefits for our staff, including:

  • A generous health, vision, and dental package with 100% of the employee’s coverage paid by CSSP;
  • An 11% retirement contribution after one full year of employment;
  • A generous vacation and sick leave policy including a full week for winter break during the last week of the year; and
  • Hybrid telework/in office (in the DC office) options.

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