Become a Human Services Instructor

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education are always looking for dedicated, knowledgeable instructors with a passion for helping other working professionals excel in their careers. Instructors for our Human Services Programs include professionals and consultants from a variety of disciplines, agencies, colleges and universities.

We hire instructors from a wide range of Human Services fields, including Adult Services, Behavioral Health Services, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, Welfare to Work, Employment Services, Child Welfare, Probation, Tribal Social Services, Organizational Leadership, Child Development, Child Care and Early Education.

Instructors are chosen based upon:

  • Academic training
  • Prior professional and teaching experience
  • Interviews and demonstrated teaching ability
  • Bibliographic materials

Some programs may have additional requirements. If you have unique expertise in your field and are interested in teaching for UC Davis Human Services Programs, we'd love to hear from you.

To get started, please fill out UC Davis CPE Instructor Interest Form.

If you have questions about the application process, please call (530) 752-7436.

UC Davis's Human Services Programs are currently seeking instructors with expertise in the following subject areas:

  • Bi-lingual instructors for Early Childhood Education (Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • Child Welfare Coaches
  • Congregate Care/Group Home Services
  • County Fiscal Policies and Claiming
  • CWS/CMS
  • Early Childhood Development and Trauma
  • Early Education (0-5 years) with a focus on Infant/Toddler, School Readiness and/or the Teaching Pyramid
  • Educational Advocacy
  • Foster Care Eligibility
  • In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)
  • Juvenile Probation Placement
  • Psychotropic Medications
  • Safety Organized Practice
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Teaming Models: Team Decision Making, Family Group Decision Making, Child and Family Teams
  • Wraparound