The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
  • 13-Mar-2020 to 03-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Residential
  • Morton, IL, USA
  • Full Time

At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about:

  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges
  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;
  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect

If you feel equally strong about those sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a third shift/float Residential Counselor. This person will need to have the capacity to accept supervision within the child care program and to relate constructively to authority; ability to respond to client concerns with empathy; demonstrate responsible behavior and reliability; negotiation and conflict resolution skills and ability to multi-task; strong understanding of cultural differences; ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing with diverse populations; basic computer skills.

 Requirements include:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Successful completion of a Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse and Neglect Screening
  • Valid driver's license, clean driving record, and three years of driving experience
  • Preference given to candidate with residential experience or experience in human service field

 Preferred Requirements Include:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably in social work or other human service field as per current DCFS licensing standards. Possible less than college degree if a) years of residential experience, b) continuing education evidence of pursuit toward college degree.


  • Competitive compensation
  • Choice of 4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA   
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer paid life insurance and LTD
  • Flexible spending plan and dependent care plan 
  • Vacation, sick and personal days


To view a video about working in our Child Welfare Program click here 



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