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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.

Open Positions:

Foster Care Case Aide – Rockford, Aurora and Crystal Lake.

Fulltime positions and part-time depending on location supervising visits and transporting foster children. Must have clean driving record, reliable fully insured car and able to pass a background check. Must have minimum of high school diploma and be at least 21 years old.

Foster Care Caseworker – Aurora, Crystal Lake and Rockford areas.

Must have bachelor’s degree in a social service field. Experience working with children. Carries a caseload of foster care clients. Involves attending court, completing documentation in a timely basis, and conducting visits with the biological parent/guardian and the child on a regular basis as required by DCFS.

Redeploy Therapist – Ottawa/La Salle area.

Master level fulltime position working with youth in the Juvenile Justice system. Providing therapy and counseling to youth.

Redeploy Case Worker- Ottawa/La Salle area.

Bachelor level fulltime position working with youth in the Juvenile Justice system.

Licensing Supervisor – Can be based out of Rockford, Aurora or Ottawa

Master degree in Social Service field required. Fulltime position supervising staff, licensing homes and Foster Home recruitment.

Homeless Youth Case Worker – Must reside in LaSalle, Bureau, Marshall, Putnam or Stark County

Requires bachelor level degree in Social Service field. Fulltime position working with homeless youth ages 16 to 23. On call rotation required.

Therapist – Aurora office

Requires MSW or Master’s in Counseling. Licensure preferred but not required. Fulltime position.

Youth Service Bureau is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

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