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Youth, Family and Community Outreach Services (YFCOS) Caseworker - Bloomington

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
Bloomington, IL
  • Expired: July 30, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions (CYFS) is seeking compassionate, committed, and culturally competent individuals who align with our mission of helping children and families in need with dignity, compassion, and respect to resolve life challenges. CYFS is one of central Illinois' largest, nationally accredited social service agencies, serving over 20,000 individuals in 37 counties. We are committed to supporting children and families who have experienced life-changing trauma, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges by providing strengths-based, family-centered, and trauma-responsive programs, services, and interventions. Join our team and help develop solutions for those who need them most.

DESCRIPTION of responsibilities:

  • Work with children, teens, adults, and families who are experiencing crisis

  • Provide positive intervention, stabilization, de-escalation, and conflict management using a trauma-informed and family centered approach.

  • Offer prevention, diversion, and intervention services

  • Document all services delivered to comply with agency, state, and federal regulations and requirements.

  • Attend agency staffing sessions, giving input into the decision making process regarding case management and goal setting for individual cases.

  • As necessary, supervise visits between children and their primary families.

  • Visit primary family, foster home, day care setting, school, and other appropriate settings to ensure that case management goals are being met.

  • Complete necessary paperwork to track progress and plan for achievement of established goals.

  • Evaluate case management services delivered to ensure services are meeting long-term objectives of the agency and meeting standards of time and cost efficiencies, as well as sensitivity to the cultural differences in the service population.

  • Attend court hearings, case staffing, or other activities necessary to coordinate client services.

  • Travel to deliver services to the family's home, and/or transport clients to alternative service locations.

  • Review and monitor advocate service provisions to ensure quality assurance.

  • Develop and deliver family centered casework services to clients participating in Youth, Family and Community Outreach Services Programs.

Benefits (Full-Time positions):

  • Educational Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program to help with Work-Life Balance and other potential well-being challenges

  • Choice of 4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA

  • Dental and Vision Insurance

  • 401k plan with employer match

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Plan and Dependent Care Plan

  • 12 Paid Holidays

  • Accrual of 15 vacation days and 8 sick days, plus 5 personal/wellness days

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or Human Service-Related Field (Required)
  • 2 years of related work experience (Preferred)
  • Must possess interpersonal, communication, time management, multitasking, computer, and teamwork skills.
  • Must pass a DCFS background check
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, obtain an insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years driving record with a valid driver's license

For information on The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at

The Center For Youth and Family Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions


Bloomington, IL
61791 USA



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