IARCA is hiring! Workforce and Leadership Development Coordinator position now open.

IARCA is accepting applications for a new position, Workforce and Leadership Development Coordinator. The position is full-time and exempt. Applications will be reviewed as they are received with a flexibile start date after January 15, 2020. Click here to see the full job description.

General Job Description

The Workforce and Leadership Development Coordinator leads programs connecting IARCA member agencies to students at Universities, Community Colleges, and adult education programs in order to expand the pool of interns and applicants and organizing leadership skills building activities for regional cohorts of new and emerging child welfare leaders. The Coordinator will be IARCA’s main point of contact with staff at relevant schools statewide and the leadership development consultant(s) who will serve as faculty for the cohorts.

Required Qualifications

  • Desire to improve the lives of children and their families through supporting a strong workforce and exceptional leaders.
  • Great customer service skills, attention to detail, and ability to make and implement long-term planning.
  • Experience in child welfare community or workforce/leadership development.
  • Comfort speaking in front of audiences
  • Ability to keep multiple projects running simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, business, an otherwise related degree or equivalent work experience
  • Successful experience setting and meeting deadlines


  • Annual salary: $38,000 - $45,000
  • Competitive benefits package

Please note: Position requires moderate in-state travel, including occasional overnight travel. IARCA is open to applications from candidates who are only available part-time and will adjust accordingly

IARCA Member Resource Directory

IARCA's Member Resource Directory of Services for Children and Families is a great way to find out which of our members are providing services you need. You can download the October 2019 Guide which includes all members and services in our database or you can use our online directory where you can limit your search by things like region or service.

2020 IARCA Institute for Excellence Leadership Symposium

2019 State of the Association

Every year as part of our Annual Members' Meeting, we produce a State of the Association to update our members and partners on IARCA's work. Our 2019 publication covers a number of areas, including our collective advocacy on behalf of children and families, the progress on Outcomes 2020, and our growing training program. Take a look and let us know if you have any questions.

2018 IARCA Annual Report

Curious about what IARCA and its members were up to in 2018? Our Annual Report is now available. IARCA members work hard year round to make sure Indiana has the best trained and most transparent child welfare community in the country. We engage with state elected and administration officials, problem solve together, collect and analyze outcomes data, and bring in leading trainers on a variety of subjects. 

Our Mission

The mission of the Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA) is to promote cooperation, communication, development and mutual support among organizations and systems providing services to children and their families, and to advocate for the establishment and maintenance of the highest quality, most effective, and most appropriate services possible to children and their families.

Member Benefits

Membership with the Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy (IARCA) provides many benefits to its members, including entry in the IARCA Member Resource Directory of Services for Children & Families which is available online for use by the Department of Child Services, Probation Departments, Juvenile Courts, Special Education Offices, CASA/GAL Programs, concerned parents and other professionals.

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