The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
  • 03-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • Youth, Family and Community Outreach Services
  • Rock Island, IL, USA
  • Part Time

See yourself achieving solutions. Join our team!

About The Center for Youth and Family Solutions (CYFS):

(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.

Our family-centered, inclusive, trauma-responsive, and strength-based interventions help bring about lasting positive change.

Perks of Working at CYFS:

  • Supportive, inclusive, and strengths-focused culture
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development! As we grow, you grow with us!
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program to help with Work-Life Integration and other potential well-being challenges
  • "Dress for your day" dress code
  • Reimbursement for mileage

About the Position:

Develop a supportive relationship with clients and assist children and families in addressing needs and meeting goals with the overall objective of achieving solutions that promote stability and permanency.

A Typical Day as a Community Outreach On-Call Advocate:

  • 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.
  • Document all services delivered to track client progress and plan for achievement of established goals.


4703 44th St. Rock Island, IL with willingness to travel and spend several hours in the field visiting client's homes, communities, and attending court. This office provides services to the following counties: Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer

Work Hours:

Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served

Does the Following Apply to You?

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Child Welfare Experience (preferred)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Completion of DCFS criminal background check and fingerprinting
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Obtain an insured vehicle
  • At least three years of driving experience with a valid driver's license

Additional Benefits:

  • 401K plan

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.

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