Questions and Answers about Department of Children and Family Services

Here's what people have asked and answered about working for and interviewing at Department of Children and Family Services.

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If you were to leave Department of Children and Family Services, what would be the reason?

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What motivated you or made you realize you wanted to pursue this career ?

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Unrealistic expectations by the state of Virginia. Self-sufficiency workers used as Dumping Ground for all programs. The state does not have a set standard for what a self-sufficiency worker is. Each agency has the ability to determine what the local agency wants the self-sufficiency worker to do.

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The growth for opportunity and the compensation.

Answered - Economic Self Sufficiency Specialist (Current Employee) - Tampa, FL

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Relocate to another site or state.

Answered - Volunteer Services in Customer Service (Former Employee) - Miami, FL

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Relocated, moved

Answered - Child Protector Investigator (Former Employee) - Inverness, FL

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Low pay and retirement

Answered - Self Sufficiency Specialist (Former Employee) - Jacksonville, FL

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This chances to adopt are almost slim to none.

Answered - Foster Parent (Former Employee) - Miami, FL

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Lack of support, high caseload, exposure to secondhand trauma, stress from management, unpredictable schedule

Answered - Child Protective Investigator (Current Employee) - Jacksonville, FL

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Retirement would have been my only reason for leaving

Answered - Children Service Worker (Former Employee) - Hamden, CT

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I left already. I did an internship there.

Answered - Student Intern for Refugee Services (Former Employee) - West Palm Beach, FL

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