FOSTER CARE FAMILY WORKER-PEORIA
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an immediate opening for Foster Care Family Worker in Peoria. Responsibilities include transporting foster children and other agency clients, supervise visits, act as a liaison between families, court and service providers, develop and deliver family centered services, document all services provided, complete integrated assessments and Client Service Plans according to policy dictated time lines, attend all pertinent meetings, conduct biological and foster family home visits, provide initial and ongoing assessments, empower families in working toward established goals; demonstrate knowledge and competency of DCFS policies and procedures; dress as a professional representative of The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, whether in the community or office, and appropriate for the activity; demonstrate competence in servicing a culturally diverse population and demonstrate ability to work collaboratively with a diverse work force, 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 degree as per current DCFS Licensing standards. Must meet requirements to become Licensed Direct Child Welfare Service Provider, pass DCFS background check, 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 February 6, 2015. EOE

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YOUTH, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH SERVICES CASE MANAGER AND ON-CALL ADVOCATE- ROCK ISLAND
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions Rock Island has several immediate openings for one full time Case Manager and four Advocates. Case Manager responsibilities include providing case work services to homeless youth and families involved in the juvenile or child welfare systems, completing assessments, developing service plans, making referrals, and facilitating child and family teams. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in social service or human services related field. On-Call Advocate 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 high school diploma. All positions require 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, resume and three current letters of reference, no later than January 30, 2015. 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 January 30, 2015. EOE

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