Join the Lighthouse Team!

Since 1969, Lighthouse Youth & Family Services has been working to help young people achieve more than they thought possible. Serving ages 0-24, Lighthouse offers shelter, youth housing, mental and behavioral health services, juvenile justice and residential treatment services, and foster care and adoption. Committed to meeting our community’s changing needs, Lighthouse provides effective, inclusive, and compassionate care when and where it’s needed.

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services employs a diverse workforce of professional individuals all working toward a common goal, our mission: Empower young people and families to succeed through a continuum of care that promotes healing and growth.

At Lighthouse, the dress is casual, your team is supportive, and your voice is heard.

Our Benefits at a Glance

  • Competitive Wages
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Employee Recognition Programs

Our Culture

At Lighthouse, we put our seven core values into action every day: Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, Adaptability, Family, Optimism, Respect. It’s called The Lighthouse Way. Honoring commitments, always doing the right thing, and helping each other succeed rank among our top fundamentals.

Always focused on doing what’s best for those we serve, Lighthouse is a trauma-informed agency with a strengths-based approach to care. We value everyone’s unique experience and are committed to providing a safe haven that promotes hope and healing in our community. Join our team and help make a difference.

Employment Opportunities

Explore our openings and apply online to join our team.
Locations in Cincinnati, Dayton & Chillicothe



If you are interested in an internship at Lighthouse, please send your resume and internship requirements to this email address:

COVID-19 Update: Lighthouse has implemented safety protocols consistent with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines to keep our employees and clients safe. Safety measures include physical distancing, hygiene and cleaning policies, and face coverings. These protocols are followed during the hiring process.