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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 Supervisor – Rockford/Crystal Lake Offices

Requires Masters in Social Work (MSW) – Fulltime position – Experience in Child Welfare and a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in Social Service setting. Will supervise a team of caseworkers, attend court and assume principle authority for duties delegated to Foster Care staff.

Hispanic Services Community Workers – 2 full time positions and 1 part time position available – La Salle office

Must be bi-lingual in English and Spanish. Assists with public benefits and enrollment such as SNAP, Medicaid, Public Aide etc.

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.

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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