Family Support Worker
McConaughy Discovery Center - Various locations 
Full-time, Part-time

Do you want to make a positive difference to children and their families' lives? Do you want to help children and families have a better future? McConaughy Discovery Center is looking for individuals that wish to become a FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER.

A Family Support Worker provides face-to-face assistance, coaching, teaching, and role modeling in the family home or community based setting to maintain and strengthen families' lives.
 

  • Requirements for the position include a Bachelor's Degree OR a high school diploma AND two (2) years of job-related or lived experience to be the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Smart phone, personal computer and reliable vehicle for transportation required.
  • A background check and motor vehicle record check are also requirements for the position.
  • Salary is competitive.
  • Full-time/Part-time positions are available. Working mornings, nights and weekends are a part of the position. Work schedules are flexible. Mileage reimbursement.
  • McConaughy Discovery Center serves the Western Nebraska Child and Family Services area with major cities including Lexington, North Platte, Ogallala, Sidney, Scottsbluff, Gering and Chadron.



Drug Testing Technician
McConaughy Discovery Center - Various locations

Full-time, Part-time


This position assists McConaughy Discovery Center staff by conducting drug screens on client.

Responsible for conducting drug/alcohol screens utilizing various testing methods, collecting and disposing of urine specimens, maintaining accountability for specimen identification, mailing or shipping collected specimens to testing lab, proper handling and storage of drug testing supplies, communicating on a regular basis with MDC staff, documenting results of drug/alcohol testing for case files and filing all paperwork associated with drug/alcohol testing.  Perform related work as required.

  • Requirements are graduation from high school or its equivalent. Successfully complete required training associated with drug/alcohol screening methodologies.
  • Smart phone, personal computer and reliable vehicle for transportation required.
  • A background check and motor vehicle record check are also requirements for the position.
  • Salary is competitive.​
  • Hours are dependent upon the testing schedule.  Technician will be required to travel to visitation centers, clients’ homes and other locations as needed.  Availability for weekend and evening work is a must.   
  • Applicant must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients, orally and in writing. Capable of organizing and prioritizing daily work activities and ability to follow directions.
  • McConaughy Discovery Center serves the Western Service Area in Nebraska.  Major cities within the area include Lexington, North Platte, Ogallala, Sidney, Scottsbluff and Chadron. 
















McConaughy Discovery Center continually seeks opportunities to employ talented, dedicated and skilled individuals to provide an array of services for children and families.  If you are interested in joining our MDC team, please complete and return the employment application below.

Open Positions:



  • Family Support Worker
  • Drug Testing Technician