Helping children and adolescents with developmental delays reach their potential.

“You need to be commended for saving Part C and the work you did for the respite issue. You did not only do this for CDC, but for the whole community and state.”

~ Accreditation Quote

Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

Direct Service Professional (DSP) or Children’s Autism Trainer (CAT):

To apply to be a Direct Service Professional (DSP) or Children’s Autism Trainer (CAT) and work with a child with a developmental disability in the Missoula or Kalispell areas, please complete the employment forms below.

DSPs and CATs work directly with children with developmental disabilities ages 0-18. They work under the supervision and guidance of a Family Support Specialist. The Child Development Center is always accepting applications for new DSPs and CATs, although we may not always be hiring. For more information, please call CDC at 1-800-914-4779 or 406-549-6413 and ask for more information.

To apply for a DSP or CAT position, please complete and submit the appropriate application and the State of Montana Release of Information.

  1. DSP-CAT Application-Kalispell
  2. DSP-CAT Application-Missoula


If you are interested in any other employment opportunities with CDC, please contact the Missoula office for further information.