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Careers With MDHHS

Careers With MDHHS

Careers With MDHHS

Join the MDHHS team.

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is the largest agency in the State of Michigan and offers competitive pay, premium health care/dental/eye benefits, a 401k match, paid parental leave, and flexibility on work-from-home. MDHHS is located in all 83 Michigan counties and provides a variety of services to the residents of Michigan via thirteen offices and departments.

The State of Michigan has been recognized as a leading U.S. employer by new graduates from 2021-2023 and a best large U.S. and state employer. Recognized on the international stage for fostering positive employee engagement, the State of Michigan is a past recipient of a North America Government Agency Employees Engagement Award.  

Our Mission

The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that improve the health, safety and prosperity of the residents of the state of Michigan. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment where all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness.

Our Vision

Deliver health and opportunity to all Michiganders, reducing intergenerational poverty and promoting health equity.


Foster Care

"What motivates me is the children. Seeing the smiles on their face!"

Assistance Payment Worker 

“I love what I do because I get to help people every day.”

Child Welfare

“You’re never bored with your job. I absolutely love what I do!”


Gold Certified Employer

Veteran Friendly Employer

MDHHS is proud to be recognized as a Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) Gold level Veteran-Friendly Employer committed to military veteran recruitment, training and retention practices. MDHHS is dedicated to bridging the gap between civilian and military employment and helping veterans gain and retain employment.

MDHHS Veteran's Program

Click here for more information on our Veteran's Program