Careers at SDRC

Are you interested in making a difference at the San Diego Regional Center?

Employment at SDRC

Submit an Employment Application to the San Diego Regional Center to be considered for a position. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.

Only those applicants being considered for employment will be contacted. Upon job acceptance, candidates will be required to have a physical exam and be subject to a thorough criminal background check.

If you need an accommodation to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, please email the SDRC Human Resources Department or call (858) 576-2996.

San Diego-Imperial Counties Developmental Services, Inc. (SDICDSI) does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical conditions (such as cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, and military and veteran status.

SDICDSI offers 15 days vacation, 7 days sick leave, and 12 holidays annually. Employee benefits include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, long term disability and a retirement plan.

Employment Openings

Resource Coordinator

Full-time position located in our San Diego (Kearny Mesa) office


Under general supervision of the Community Services Manager, the Resource Coordinator is responsible for the development and quality evaluation of community resources and programs for developmentally disabled individuals in conformance with Corporation mandates and expressed needs.


Master’s degree in Social Work, Special Education, Health Education or a related field, and 2 years of work experience in a social service agency or a developmental disability agency.

Position requires reliable and timely transportation to perform regular job duties on a routine basis out of the office. Mileage reimbursement will be provided for use of a personal registered vehicle with proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license.


$4,188 Monthly


Monday, February 22, 2021



Service Coordinator

Full-time positions located in our San Diego (Kearny Mesa), Carmel Mountain, Carlsbad, Santee, Chula Vista (Eastlake), and National City offices

Under direction of the Program Manager, provides overall service coordination to assigned clients; participates in the assessment of the needs of persons with developmental disabilities; acts as team leader and facilitates the development, implementation and coordination of an Individual Program Plan (IPP)/Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); assists in locating and securing services and supports; acts as an advocate; evaluates and monitors the quality and effectiveness of services.

BA/BS or Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field required. Two years related work experience, preferably in the field of developmental disabilities required for BA/BS Degrees.

BA/BS Entry Level $3,642 Monthly
Master’s Entry Level $4,188 Monthly




Open until filled




Student Interns

The San Diego Regional Center provides opportunities for a limited number of student interns in the fields of social work and psychology (MSW and Ph.D. only).  MSW interns must be students at SDSU.

For more information about becoming a student intern at the San Diego Regional Center, contact the SDRC Volunteer Coordinator by calling (858) 576-2966 or  sending an email to


Thank you for considering becoming a volunteer at the San Diego Regional Center. SDRC welcomes people from the community who are interested in volunteering their time and talents to enhance the services we provide and help improve the lives of people and families affected by developmental disabilities. Long-term and short-term volunteers, such as students and others required to do community service hours, are welcome.

The benefits of volunteering at SDRC include the personal reward gained from being of service, learning new skills, job experience, making a difference in the community and in the lives of others, and more. Volunteers, who generously give their hours of service with no monetary compensation, are very much appreciated.

To volunteer, you must be at least 16 years old, complete a volunteer application form, sign a confidentiality agreement, submit a background check (if requested) and be available to volunteer during daytime, weekday hours.

Please note that all of our volunteer positions are office/clerical and these opportunities have no contact with the clients we serve.

For more information, please contact the SDRC Volunteer Coordinator at (858) 576-2966 or by email at


Phone 858.576.2996

| Fax 858.576.2873

4355 Ruffin Rd. San Diego, CA 92123