Below is a list of current job openings within the Midwest region to the best of our knowledge. If you would like to add a job opening to this list, please email We do ask that you then let us know when the position is filled so we can remove the post. We also distribute openings directly to our members and share on our social media pages. Thank you!

The Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center has an opening for a full-time Bilingual Child Life Assistant

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Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital has two openings for Child Life Specialists.

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Child Life Specialist (Full-time), Inpatient/Burn
Child Life Specialist (Part-time), NICU

Ascension St. John Children’s Hospital has an opening for a part-time Pediatric Activity Assistant.

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Hurley Children’s Hospital has a job opening for a full-time Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) position. Coverage would be either in Peds ED M-F 3pm-11:30pm or Surgery/PCU M-F 6:30am-3pm. 

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American Family Children’s Hospital currently has an opening for a Child Life Services Manager.  This is a full-time position directly responsible for the daily operations of the child life department, comprised of child life specialists, child life assistants, music therapists, patient family liaison, and cosmetologist.  See link for the full job description. 

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Dayton Children’s hospital currently has 1 full-time opening for an Inpatient Child Life Specialist on the Specialty Peds floor.  For additional details you can also email:

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Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital currently has the following open positions.

Child Life Specialist, Bereavement Support – View Job Posting

Child Life Specialist, Med/Psych (.9 FTE) – View Job Posting (2 positions available)

Bronson Children’s Hospital has an opening for a Child Life Specialist in the Emergency Department.

PRN Position – View Job Posting

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has open positions posted:

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