Careers: Top 10 Reasons to Work at IFD

  1. You will make a difference. IFD's flagship Homebuliders model has an 88% success rate for keeping children safely in their homes. While we measure success differently for our various service models, all of our programs enjoy a high level of success.
  2. EBP central. We are the top evidence-based program provider for child welfare in Washington State.
  3. We are family. IFD offers a supportive, team-based environment.
  4. Get schooled. Extensive classroom and on-the-job training give therapists the tools they need to be successful.
  5. In the forefront. We are leaders in the field of child welfare. We provide services, conduct research, and provide training. IFD also has a seat at the table in policy development. This gives us the ability to help shape state and national policy in ways that support our clients.
  6. Accentuate the positive. We look for - and assume - the best in our clients, partners, and each other.
  7. Small case loads. Our Homebuilders therapists work with 2-3 families at a time. In our other programs, caseloads do not exceed 15 families at a time.
  8. Great benefits. Full time employees receive 11 paid holidays and 12 sick days per year. Clinical employees receive 20 paid vacation days per year; office staff start at 10 days and receive 20 days by their 5th year. Two sick days can be utilized annually as well-being days.
  9. Not Your 8 to 5 job. A flexible schedule allows you to attend to your own family and personal needs as things come up.
  10. At IFD, almost every day is "Casual Friday."