The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
  • 03-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • Residential
  • Morton, IL, USA
  • Full Time

The Center for Youth and Family Solutions (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. We are committed to supporting children and families who have experienced life-changing trauma, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges by providing strengths-based, family-centered, and trauma-responsive programs, services, and interventions. Join our team and help develop solutions for those who need them most.

Benefits of working at CYFS:

  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Accrual of 15 vacation days and 8 sick days, plus 5 personal/wellness days
  • Flexible Work Schedule, with the ability to work remotely on occasion
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Ability for advancement
  • Supportive atmosphere with the ability to be yourself while learning and developing
  • Employee Assistance Program to help with Work-Life Balance and other potential well-being challenges
  • 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

About the Job


  • Interact with all residents; assist them in completing the daily routine.
  • Execute disciplinary action when necessary, in strict accordance with agency and DCFS licensing regulations.
  • Complete assigned duties relative to hall functioning and ensure residents' adherence to all residential facility rules and regulations.
  • Provide transportation as needed to activities, appointments, visits, etc.
  • Document all services delivered each shift to comply with agency, state, and federal regulations and requirements.
  • Attend staff meetings, give input into the decision making process, regarding case management and goal setting for individual cases.
  • Meet program needs and staffing mandates by working flexible schedules as requested.
  • Supervise visits between residents and the family of origin, as necessary.
  • Complete necessary paperwork to track progress and plan for achievement of established goals by end of each shift.
  • Dispense all medications and treatments to residents in strict accordance with all medical protocols.
  • Demonstrate understanding and adherence to client confidentiality.
  • Use of personal cell phones, pagers, etc is prohibited while on duty. These items are not to be on staff. The agency is not responsible for any damage to these items.
  • Eat meals in the dining room area with the residents. Set example by getting a tray with everything that is served to the residents. No outside drinks (i.e. soda) or food are allowed in the dining room area during the resident's meal times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • HS diploma, with relevant experience with youth and families (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in human services (Preferred)
  • Pass written and physical competency test on Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training and implement these methods into the work setting.
  • Completion of DCFS criminal background check (Required)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, obtain an insured vehicle, clean driving record, and three years driving record with a valid driver's license

For information on The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at or check out our video campaign here.

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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