Job and Volunteer Opportunities


Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is a nationally accredited public health department. We have undergone a rigorous, peer-reviewed assessment process to ensure the department meets or exceeds a set of quality standards and measures. Our department provides leadership to increase understanding of local health concerns, strengthen our community partnerships and work towards achieving better health outcomes.

People who work at Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health say their work gives them a feeling of accomplishment and would recommend the organization to their friends as a good place to work. Located in Lawrence, Kansas, just 35 miles west of Kansas City, the vibrant university town is home to the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Nearby in scenic Baldwin City, is Baker University. Douglas County is home to 112,000 residents.

  1. Equal Employment Opportunity
  2. Job Openings
  3. Volunteers
  4. Internships

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law. Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for handicapped and disabled employees.


Breastfeeding-friendly worksite

Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has received the Silver Level "Breastfeeding Employees Support Award" from the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition and its Business Case for Breastfeeding program. The award recognizes businesses that provide support services to their breastfeeding employees.

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