Horton’s Kids knows that the impact made in the community we serve is possible because of our ambitious and dedicated team. As a result, we strive to provide competitive benefits, work life balance, and an inclusive culture. We are motivated to provide a place where collaboration and innovation is nurtured and encouraged. Our work thrives when our team thrives. Join us in helping shape the lives of future generations in the Anacostia neighborhood.



Our comprehensive benefits package is designed to support our employees’ health and well-being, providing coverage for medical, dental, vision, and a range of voluntary benefits. Our employer-paid benefits ensure financial protection in the case of disability or loss of life.

Health Insurance

Horton’s Kids offers two options for health insurance coverage from AETNA. Employees are eligible on the first of the month after the date of hire. Horton’s Kids covers 100% of Employee-only coverage. Medical plans are supplemented by HSA and FSA Plans.

Dental Insurance


Horton’s Kids offers employees AETNA PPO dental coverage.


Vision Insurance


Horton’s Kids offers VSP Vision Care Choice Network.


Health & Wellness

Employees are given monthly stipends for health & wellness and additional funds for phone plans.


Employer Paid

Employees are given Short and Long Term Disability as well as Basic Life & Dismemberment Insurance.


Professional Development

Horton’s Kids offers employees professional development opportunities such as trainings and support in attending conferences.

Generous Time Off

Every employee starts with 20 days (160 hours) per year of vacation time and 5 sick days. Horton’s Kids has 13 paid holidays and is closed from Christmas Eve to January 1st.

Hear from members of our staff

“Working at Horton’s Kids is a part of my soul mission. I get to interact directly with families and kids and witness how our work directly impact their lives. This is more than a job, it’s a mission.”

Shandell Richards
Chief Program Officer

“Working for Horton’s Kids is beyond a blessing for me! I’m able to serve kids and families and work with an incredible group of teammates. When you’re goals and life’s mission align with where you work, you truly can’t ask for anything more!”

Rahaman Kilpatrick
Community & Family Advisor

“I love being a part of the Horton’s Kids family! Every day at work brings new opportunities to collaborate with each other, challenge ourselves, and have a direct impact on the lives of the community members we serve.”

Melanie Holland-Orr
Director of Program Quality & Operations
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