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Employment Opportunities

YSB’s greatest asset is its staff. The people we serve depend on compassionate professionals committed to YSB’s mission. We welcome you to email your resume (please put the word resume and the position including office in the subject line) to or by mail Attn: Human Resources, 424 W. Madison St., Ottawa, IL. 61350. Resume attachments must be formatted in the following extension types: .doc, .docx, .pdf.

Youth Service Bureau is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Open Positions:

New Family Finding & Resource Recruitment Specialist – Full-Time position – Openings at our Aurora and Rockford offices

Bachelor’s degree in social work, other human service field, criminal justice, and communication experience in investigation and person location preferred. Strong communication skills, research skills, experience working with children with special needs is a plus. Possess strong leadership, organizational and communication skills. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License, ability to pass a background check. Sensitivity and responsiveness to the cultural differences of individuals and families in groups outside one’s own culture
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Foster Care Caseworkers. Opening at our Aurora office.

Must possess a bachelor’s degree and experience working with children. Must be able to pass a background check and receive a child welfare license. Will carry a caseload of foster children. Duties includes visiting the client on a required number of times per month, attending court, involved in reviews of documentation, and accurate and timely documentation. Must be detail oriented, organized, have computer skills (specifically word) and the passion to help children.
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Solutions Therapist. Will cover LaSalle and Bureau Counties

Must possess a master’s degree in social work or related field. Must be eligible to sit for licensing if not licensed already. Experience in working with children, adolescents and families; experience in individual, family, and couples therapy; skills in interagency relations; good time management and organizational skills; maintain up to date case file documentation per agency requirements; interest and background to work with general mental health issues and victims of trauma. Sensitivity and responsiveness to the cultural differences of individuals and families in groups outside one’s own.
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Foster Care Case Aides and Visitation monitors. Opening at our Aurora Office.

Must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, clean driving record and reliable fully insured automobile. This position is responsible for transporting foster children and supervising visits between biological parents or guardians. Travel time is paid along with mileage if using own vehicle. Some company vehicles are available.
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