Open Positions

FOSTER CARE TEAM SUPERVISOR-CHAMPAIGN
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Champaign has an opening for a Foster Care Team Supervisor. 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 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 November 28, 2014. EOE

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GUARDIAN ANGEL HOME RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR- PEORIA
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an immediate opening for full time, second shift Residential Counselor. Responsibilities include the capacity to accept supervision within the child care program and to relate constructively to authority, ability to respond to client concerns with empathy, demonstrate responsible behavior and reliability, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, ability to multi-task, strong understating of cultural differences, ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing with diverse populations, and possess basic computer skills. Candidate must be a minimum of 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, and three years driving experience. Must be able to pass a DCFS Background Check. Preference given to candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in a social work or other human service field as per current DCFS licensing standards. Submit cover letter, resume and three current letters of reference no later than November 28, 2014. EOE

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YOUTH, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH SERVICES ON-CALL ADVOCATES-GALESBURG
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Galesburg has several immediate openings for on call Youth Advocates. Responsibilities include on-call response to families in crisis, direct contact with youth, completion of paperwork, linkages and referrals. Position requires candidate to be 21 years of age, and possess a minimum of high school diploma. Position requires on call availability, valid driver’s license; clean driving record, reliable transportation and ability to pass a DCFS background check. Evening and weekend work is required. Send cover letter and resume no later than November 28, 2014. EOE

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YOUTH, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH SERVICES ON-CALL ADVOCATES- MACOMB
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Macomb has several immediate openings for on call Youth Advocates. Responsibilities include on-call response to families in crisis, direct contact with youth, completion of paperwork, linkages and referrals. Position requires candidate to be 21 years of age, and possess a minimum of high school diploma. Position requires on call availability, valid driver’s license; clean driving record, reliable transportation and ability to pass a DCFS background check. Evening and weekend work is required. Send cover letter and resume no later than November 28, 2014. EOE

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News & Updates

<ul> <li> <div data-ft="{&quot;tn&quot;:&quot;K&quot;}"> <div><strong>In the News: </strong>Check out CYFS Clinical Supervisor Stephanie Barisch's <a href=" http://cyfsolutions.org/news">interview</a> on teen suicide &amp; resources available for youth.</div> </div></li> <li><strong>November</strong> is <a href="https://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/nam/about/proclamations.cfm">National Adoption Awareness Month</a>. Keep checking back for more info!</li> <li><strong>Dec 19</strong>: Blues for a Cause, presented by <a href="http://www.howardandhoward.com/">Howard &amp; Howard</a></li> </ul> &nbsp;