JOIN OUR TEAM of incredible doulas!
Currently seeking trained & experienced Birth Doulas, Postpartum Doulas,
and Newborn Care Specialists
with open availability.
Thank you for your interest in joining Doulas of Orange County! We are excited to meet you and learn more about your passion for doula work. Here you will find more information on what joining our agency entails. Please read through the Prospective Member Info Guide below before applying. This will answer many of your questions and help you determine if joining our agency is for you.
As owners, we work tirelessly to provide luxurious and exceptional care for all of our clients. It is for that reason that all of our doulas are highly vetted and screened to ensure a high standard and elite quality of care. It is our mission to elevate the role of the birth and postpartum doula. We do this by combining compassionate client care with unwavering professionalism. These are standards that we expect all of our doulas to uphold while bringing their own unique experience, education, and passion to client work. Please note that we are specifically seeking professionally trained and/or certified doulas or newborn care specialists with experience working in the field. While newer doulas are welcome to apply, there are limited spots available for new doulas seeking mentoring and guidance. Wherever you’re at in your journey, we hope to hear from you!
Below you will find the application to join our team as an independent contractor. It is an electronic application so please fill it out in it's entirety in one sitting and submit along with a cover letter and resume. Once received we will send you a confirmation email and begin reviewing your application. If we are not hiring at the time of submission we will keep your application on file for the future.
We look forward to receiving your application!
Client inquiries & business logistics handled by Agency
Marketing & Networking handled by Agency
Built-in backup for Birth + Postpartum Doulas
Opportunity to teach private classes
Non-Competitive doula-to-doula support
Mentoring from Owners
Regular Team Meetings for collaboration and peer review
Frequent new jobs & clients
Trained through a professional Doula/NCS organization.
Prior Experience as a birth or postpartum doula
Flexible schedule, reliable transportation, working cell phone and childcare access (if applicable)
Excellent communication skills
Hold current certification in Child & Infant CPR and Pediatric First Aid by Red Cross or AHA
Hold liability insurance
Have a EIN tax ID or DBA for your Doula/NCS business
Submit online application via the form below
Attach PDF cover letter and resume
Notify references that we will be in contact
Review DOC business structure and scope of practice
In-Person interview with Lauren & Chelsea at our Irvine office
Sign Independent Contractor Agreement
Schedule an on-boarding appointment to learn about DOC policies & procedures
Start taking clients!
Provide in-home prenatal education and birth prep services
Be on-call 24/7 to join a mother in labor
Offer physical, emotional and informational support during labor & birth
Provide immediate postpartum support at birth place
Provide one in-home postpartum visit
Postpartum Doula / NCS
Daytime & Overnight Shifts available!
Teach new parents how to care for their newborn
Offer insight and answer questions pertaining to parenting
Help care for newborn - feed, change diaper, soothe, etc.
Provide practical support of household management (light housekeeping & meal prep)
Run errands - groceries, baby gear and dinner
Emotional support of their birth and parenting experience
Information on normal newborn behavior & sleeping patterns