Join CDS

In addition to staff working directly with the families we serve, others are employed to monitor programs, coordinate training and education programs, provide social services to families, and office support and administrative positions.

The Human Resources Team appreciates your interest in CDS. We are looking for people who are the best fit for our vacant positions. CDS is an innovative public and privately funded agency dedicated to improving the future of our communities. Our programs promote empowerment and self-sufficiency in the 1.5 million children and families we serve on an annual basis. It is not just a job at CDS,  we provide fantastic services to the people in our communities. Our programs promote empowerment and self-sufficiency.

Meet passionate CDS employees by viewing our videos DISCOVERCDS.

Are you ready to provide excellence in your community?


CDS participates in E-Verify providing the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please click on the following link for important notices related to E-Verify.

Applying for a job at CDS

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with CDS.  If we find that your qualifications, skills and experience meet our needs we will contact you for an interview. If you do not hear from us, your application is kept on file for one year. We regret that due to the high volume of applications CDS receives, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually regarding the status of their application.                                             

    • Click on a job description that interests you
    • Complete the on-line interview
    • At the end of the on-line interview you will receive further information
    • Complete the employment application below and return to CDS
    • The application can be submitted via email to or faxed to 352-351-4279 or mailed/delivered to CDS at 1515 E Silver Springs Blvd, Suite 119-1, Ocala Florida 34470 Attention: Human Resources

CDS Employment Application

Note: If you are an applicant with a disability or impairment, please call 1-800-635-5437, extension 349 to have an employment application mailed to you.
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