Southwest Human Development is Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development. Recognizing a child’s earliest experiences and relationships establish the foundation for all future development, Southwest Human Development’s more than 40 comprehensive programs focus on young children – ages birth to 5 – and their families in the areas of child development and mental health, Easter Seals disabilities services, Head Start and early literacy, child welfare and professional education. Founded in 1981, Southwest Human Development serves 135,000 children and families each year.
Southwest Human Development offers rewarding career opportunities for professional and personal growth.
We believe excellence can only be achieved when there is a commitment to support and develop the potential of all employees.
Southwest provides a comprehensive benefits package that represents a significant part of the total compensation plan:
- Health Insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Paid Vacation
- Paid Sick Time
- Paid Holiday
- Ongoing Training and Professional Development
Our Mission and Our Vision
Southwest Human Development strengthens the foundation Arizona’s children need for a great start in life.
A positive future for every child.
Southwest Human Development is Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development. Since our founding in 1981, Southwest Human Development has been a leader in providing services for children ages birth to 5 and their families in the areas of:
- Child Development and Mental Health
- Easter Seals Disabilities Services
- Early Literacy and Head Start
- Child Welfare
- Professional Development and Training
Southwest Human Development serves 135,000 children and their families each year through more than 40 programs and services that focus on preventing problems before they start or, when they already exist, providing opportunities to intervene as early and effectively as possible.
Southwest Human Development is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization