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Candelen Careers

Meaningful work

Join a passionate, award-winning team that supports parents and caregivers through early childhood programs and advocates on behalf of children across Arizona. On top of engaging in work that makes a measurable difference in the lives of others, you’ll be in an environment that’s fun, engaging, and fosters a culture of inclusion and respect. All of this is built on the foundation of our core values—relentless pursuit of challenge, excellence, and humility. Feel appreciated and valued while making an impact on your community.

Why choose us?

Here, you’re a co-creator of your career path, your life, and your future—as well as ours. You are provided with a safe, trusting environment where your voice matters. In addition, we provide a rich, comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Personal and professional development
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Telecommuting
  • Wellness programming
  • Financial education
  • Career planning
  • Opportunities to pursue your passions
  • Paid Sabbatical
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Work-life integration
  • Ample time off (including two full weeks fully compensated office closures annually)
  • Paid holidays
  • Life insurance
  • 401K
  • Variety of other voluntary benefit options

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Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Children and families thrive in environments that celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of who they are. In our work to shape the future for ALL children, Candelen is committed to building a team of professionals who learn from one another, value each other, and embrace a culture of trust. Through radical curiosity and cultural humility, we embrace the understanding that we are all equally different. Collaboration, inclusion, and diversity of thought and background guide all we do and enhance our ability to ignite the brightest future possible for the kids, adults, and communities we serve.

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Candelen is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Accommodations will be made for candidates needing assistance in completing the application and interview process.