The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
  • 03-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • Child Welfare
  • Danville, IL, USA
  • 42500 per year
  • Full 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, with the ability to work remotely on occasion
  • Employee Assistance Program to help with Work-Life Integration and other potential well-being challenges
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Accrual of 15 vacation days and 8 sick days, plus 5 personal/wellness days
  • Paid 3 weeks parental leave
  • "Dress for your day" dress code
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Reimbursement for mileage
  • Agency issued cell phone


Starting at $42,500.00 (Non-exempt)

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 Child Welfare Case Manager:

  • Develop and document initial and ongoing assessments with clients
  • Service plan development and implementation
  • Provide critical input into the decision-making process regarding service delivery and goal setting with families at court hearings and case staffing sessions.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and supervise visits between children, biological parents, and/or foster parents
  • Visit family home, foster home, day care setting, school, and other appropriate settings to assess progress towards established goals.


102 N. Robinson St. Danville, 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: Vermilion and Iroquois

Work Hours:

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

Does the Following Apply to You?

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Service, or related field
  • Child Welfare Experience (preferred)
  • Child Welfare Licensure (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
  • Successful completion of DCFS Foundations Training to obtain Child Welfare Licensure

Additional Benefits:

  • Choice of 4 medical plans including PPO and high deductible plans with HSA
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Plan and Dependent Care 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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