Open Positions

INTACT FAMILY SUPERVISOR/FOSTER CARE SUPERVISOR – GALESBURG/MACOMB
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for an Intact Family Supervisor/Foster Care Team Supervisor in Galesburg/Macomb. Responsibilities include oversight of the day-to-day work of intact family workers and intact family support workers, providing support and case directions, information and training, and back-up, while ensuring quality and timely delivery of services to families involved in the child welfare system; providing consultation and supervision to staff to facilitate problem solving on service delivery issues; working collaboratively with biological parents, foster parents, and other community resources; monitoring timeliness and quality of necessary paperwork and documentation; and providing technical assistance. Position requires a Master’s degree in a social service field and two years’ prior human services and supervisory experience. Applicants must also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and computer skills. Position requires a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, reliable transportation, and ability to pass a DCFS background check. Submit resume, cover letter, and three current letters of reference no later than September 12, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE FAMILY WORKER – PEORIA
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Foster Care Family Worker in Peoria. Responsibilities include transporting foster children and other agency clients; supervising visits; acting as a liaison between families, court and service providers, developing and delivering family centered services; documenting all services provided; completing integrated assessments and Client Service Plans according to policy dictated timelines; attending all pertinent meetings; conducting biological and foster family home visits; providing initial and ongoing assessments; empowering families in working toward established goals; demonstrating knowledge and competency of DCFS policies and procedures; dressing as a professional representative of The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, whether in the community or office, and appropriate for the activity; demonstrating competence in serving a culturally diverse population and demonstrating ability to work collaboratively with a diverse work force; and willingness and ability to work after hours and weekends and respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours. Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Human Services per current DCFS Licensing standards. Must meet requirements to become Licensed Direct Child Welfare Service Provider, pass DCFS background check, and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and three years’ driving experience. Child welfare experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, three current letters of reference, and copy of college transcripts no later than September 12, 2014. EOE

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INTACT FAMILY SUPERVISOR – ROCK ISLAND
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for an Intact Family Supervisor in Rock Island. Responsibilities include oversight of the day-to-day work of intact family workers and intact family support workers, providing support and case directions, information and training, and back-up, while ensuring quality and timely delivery of services to families involved in the child welfare system. Position requires a Master’s degree in a social service field and two years’ prior human services and supervisory experience. Applicants must also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and computer skills. Position requires a valid driver’s license; clean driving record, reliable transportation and ability to pass a DCFS background check. Submit resume, cover letter and three current letters of reference no later than September 12, 2014. EOE

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MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST – DANVILLE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Marriage and Family Therapist in Danville. Responsibilities include providing individual, couples and family therapy to the foster care, intact family and community clients from a strengths-based, client-centered perspective. Position requires Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited graduate institution in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling or Psychology, or closely related Human Service field. Preference given to LCPC, LCSW, or LMFT. Must pass DCFS background check and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and three years’ driving experience. Submit resume and three current letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST – LINCOLN
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a part time Marriage and Family Therapist in Lincoln. Responsibilities include providing individual, couples and family therapy to the foster care, intact family and community clients from a strengths-based, client-centered perspective. Position requires Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited graduate institution in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling or Psychology, or closely related Human Service field. Preference given to LCPC, LCSW, or LMFT. Must pass DCFS background check and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and three years’ driving experience. Submit resume and three current letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE NURSE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an immediate opening for a Foster Care Nurse. Responsibilities include being available to provide medical consultation on specific cases, assist with the development of treatment plans, provide medical information and training to foster parents, biological parents and staff and monitor medical care of child in care. Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and two years of experience in Foster Care or related child welfare services, valid driver’s license, three years driving experience, clean driving record, and ability to pass DCFS background check. Traveling required. Submit cover letter, resume and three current letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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CLINICAL SUPERVISOR/MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST – SPRINGFIELD/LINCOLN
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Clinical Supervisor/Marriage and Family Therapist in Springfield/Lincoln. Responsibilities include providing clinical supervision to Masters level therapists serving diverse client populations; providing individual, couples and family therapy; promoting collaboration towards coordinated client services; submitting grants and reports; and reviewing client outcomes. Position requires a Clinical license in Social Work, Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy. Supervisory experience preferred. Traveling required. Must pass DCFS background check and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and three years’ driving experience. Submit cover letter, resume, and three current letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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CLINICAL SUPERVISOR/MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST – ROCK ISLAND
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Clinical Supervisor/Marriage and Family Therapist in Rock Island. Responsibilities include providing clinical supervision to Masters level therapists serving diverse client populations; providing individual, couples and family therapy; promoting collaboration towards coordinated client services; submitting grants and reports; and reviewing client outcomes. Position requires a Clinical license in Social Work, Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy. Supervisory experience preferred. Traveling required. Must pass DCFS background check and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and three years’ driving experience. Submit cover letter, resume, and three current letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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INTACT FAMILY WORKER – LASALLE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions LaSalle has an opening for an Intact Family Worker. Responsibilities include providing family preservation services to families involved in the Child Welfare System including: engagement, in-home monitoring, assessment of safety and service needs, service referral, parenting education and homemaker services, transportation and documentation. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a human services related field, a minimum of two years’ child welfare experience, professional interpersonal and engagement skills, excellent writing and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, reliable transportation, and flexibility for after hours and weekend responsibilities. Must be able to pass a DCFS background check. Submit resume, cover letter and three current letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE TEAM SUPERVISOR – DANVILLE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Foster Care Team Supervisor in Danville. Responsibilities include overseeing day to day work of family workers and family support workers providing support, information and back-up, while ensuring quality and timely delivery of service. Provide consultation and supervision to staff to facilitate problem solving on service delivery issues. Work collaboratively with biological parents, foster parents and other community resources. Monitor timeliness and quality of necessary paperwork and documentation, and provide technical assistance. Must be approved by DCFS background check, have valid driver’s license and insurance, become a licensed child welfare worker, be computer knowledgeable and provide on-call service periodically. Position requires MSW from an accredited school of social work, or an acceptable degree approved by DCFS in a human services field and two years of full time experience in the social work setting. Supervisor experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE FAMILY WORKER – LASALLE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Foster Care Family Worker in LaSalle. Responsibilities include transporting foster children and other agency clients; supervising visits; acting as a liaison between families, court and service providers, developing and delivering family centered services; documenting all services provided; completing integrated assessments and Client Service Plans according to policy dictated timelines; attending all pertinent meetings; conducting biological and foster family home visits; providing initial and ongoing assessments; empowering families in working toward established goals; demonstrating knowledge and competency of DCFS policies and procedures; dressing as a professional representative of The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, whether in the community or office, and appropriate for the activity; demonstrating competence in serving a culturally diverse population and demonstrating ability to work collaboratively with a diverse work force; and willingness and ability to work after hours and weekends and respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours. Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Human Services as per current DCFS Licensing standards. Must meet requirements to become Licensed Direct Child Welfare Service Provider, pass DCFS background check, and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and three years’ driving experience. Child welfare experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, three current letters of reference, and copy of college transcripts no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE FAMILY WORKER – DANVILLE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Foster Care Family Worker in Danville. Responsibilities include transporting foster children and other agency clients; supervising visits; acting as a liaison between families, court and service providers, developing and delivering family centered services; documenting all services provided; completing integrated assessments and Client Service Plans according to policy dictated timelines; attending all pertinent meetings; conducting biological and foster family home visits; providing initial and ongoing assessments; empowering families in working toward established goals; demonstrating knowledge and competency of DCFS policies and procedures; dressing as a professional representative of The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, whether in the community or office, and appropriate for the activity; demonstrating competence in serving a culturally diverse population and demonstrating ability to work collaboratively with a diverse work force; and willingness and ability to work after hours and weekends and respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours. Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Human Services per current DCFS Licensing standards. Must meet requirements to become Licensed Direct Child Welfare Service Provider, pass DCFS background check, and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and three years’ driving experience. Child welfare experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, three current letters of reference, and copy of college transcripts no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE TEAM SUPERVISOR – LASALLE
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Foster Care Team Supervisor in LaSalle. Responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day work of family workers and family support workers, providing support, information and back-up, while ensuring quality and timely delivery of service; providing consultation and supervision to staff to facilitate problem solving on service delivery issues; working collaboratively with biological parents, foster parents, and other community resources; monitoring timeliness and quality of necessary paperwork and documentation, and providing technical assistance. Must be approved by DCFS background check, become a licensed child welfare service provider, be computer knowledgeable and provide on-call service periodically. Position requires MSW from an accredited school of social work, or an acceptable degree approved by DCFS in a human service field and two years of full time experience in the social work setting. Supervisor experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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FOSTER CARE FAMILY WORKER – CHAMPAIGN
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Foster Care Family Worker in Champaign. Responsibilities include transporting foster children and other agency clients; supervising visits; acting as a liaison between families, court and service providers, developing and delivering family centered services; documenting all services provided; completing integrated assessments and Client Service Plans according to policy dictated timelines; attending all pertinent meetings; conducting biological and foster family home visits; providing initial and ongoing assessments; empowering families in working toward established goals; demonstrating knowledge and competency of DCFS policies and procedures; dressing as a professional representative of The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, whether in the community or office, and appropriate for the activity; demonstrating competence in serving a culturally diverse population and demonstrating ability to work collaboratively with a diverse work force; and willingness and ability to work after hours and weekends and respond to emergency situations outside of normal business hours. Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Human Services per current DCFS Licensing standards. Must meet requirements to become Licensed Direct Child Welfare Service Provider, pass DCFS background check and possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and three years’ driving experience. Child welfare experience preferred. Submit cover letter, resume, three current letters of reference, and copy of college transcripts no later than September 5, 2014. EOE

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