Children's Corps 2017 Application - MA Positions

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Thank you for your interest in Children’s Corps!  Please read the important information and instructions below. You will only be able to move forward (not backward) through this application. Take your time and proofread each page before moving on.  You can save your application and continue working on it at a later time. Just click on the prompt at the top of any page and follow the directions.
Application Deadline: Friday May 5th, 2017 by 11:59 EST

Response & Interview Timeline: You will hear from us by Tuesday May 9th ONLY IF you are invited to an interview.  Be aware that notifications will be given via phone (using the number you provide in the application) in addition to email*.  Interviews will be held on Friday, May 12th starting at 9 am.

*Be sure that is added to your safe sender list so that it does not go to your spam folder. 

  • A MSW or MA in Mental Health Counseling degree conferred by June 15, 2017.
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency status, or U.S. work authorization valid for 2 years (If you have any questions or a unique circumstance, contact Children’s Corps at
  • You are not eligible if:
    • You apply for a second time in the same year.
    • You are enrolled in a Graduate program for the next fall. The first year of Children's Corps requires a full-time commitment to the work with families and should not compete with the responsibilities of a graduate program. 
Application Tips:
  • Read every Children’s Corps page on the website and check out the Children’s Corps blog.
  • Be genuine and thoughtful in your responses.  We don’t just want to know your credentials or prior experience, we also want to get a sense of who you are.
  • PROOFREAD! Or have someone else read over your application.
Recommendations: You will be required to submit the following documents, ONLY IF you are selected for an interview:
  • 2 letters of recommendation* (academic & professional accepted, at least one needs to be professional)
  • Transcript  (unofficial transcripts will suffice until our final selection of candidates is made)
Letter of recommendation forms are available at the following link:

*Please try your best to submit have recommendations submitted by your interview date. We recognize that this is a very quick turnaround time, so we will give a week extension if requested.