Muskingum County Children Services – Zanesville, Ohio



Muskingum County Children Services looks for qualified applicants who demonstrate a passion for protecting children and strengthening families.  If you would like to be part of our team, then check this page frequently for job opportunities.

The most common positions that come available are:

Child Care Worker-Requires a Driver's License; High School Diploma; Associate's Degree in a related field preferred; Professional experience with teenagers preferred.

Caseworker-Requires a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a Driver's License.

Background & driving record checks, and drug screens are performed on all employees upon hire.

Available Positions:      

Muskingum County Adult and Child Protective Services has an immediate full-time opening for a Child Care Worker to be located at Avondale Youth Center .                                                                The appropriate and highly desired candidate shall be able to manage all aspects of youth 12 -18 years old in a co-ed residential, group living situation. This includes, but is not limited to; maintaining youth’s wardrobe, assigning and assisting youth with chores, helping with homework, lending and supervising group activities, performing housekeeping chores, and maintaining control and order. The ability to write daily observations on assigned youth with appropriate recommendations as needed. The candidate may design or assist in the implementation of therapeutic service plans, participation in group therapy sessions, and may conduct individual counseling sessions. The candidate shall make written reports of unusual or extraordinary events and recommend disciplinary action as needed. The desired candidate may act as a “sponsor” to assigned youth.The applicant shall attend and participate in staff meetings and training sessions.

The position requires shift work and work on holidays.

The applicant must possess a valid driver’s license, have proof of insurance and be at least 21 years of age. Potential employees will have a criminal background check, medical exam, drug screening, and driving record check. A High School Diploma is required, but an Associate’s Degree is preferred. Muskingum County Adult and Child Protective Services is an EOE/ADA compliant organization.


Please submit resume and cover letter to:


Candy Emmert, Public Information Officer

Muskingum County Adult & Child Protective Services,

205 N. 7th St., PO BOX 157

Zanesville, OH 43702-0157




Muskingum County Children Services
205 North 7th Street • Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 455-6710

Avondale Youth Center
4155 Roseville Road • Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Phone: (740) 849-2344