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)

  • Team Player

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Reliability

  • 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


Application process

  • 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!

Positions Available

  • Birth Doula

    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

Complete an application below!