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Posted March 2, 2021

Elverado Community Unit School District 196
114 S. Eighth Street
Elkville, IL 62932

POSITION: School Social Worker – 2021/2022 School Year

Interested individuals may apply by completing the attached application and submitting it along with the requested documents to Superintendent Kevin Spain.

View/Download the Application (Word)

Posted March 1, 2021

402 S. Silver Springs Road
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

POSITION - Various

For more information, view: Community Counseling Center

Posted February 19, 2021

STATE OF ILLINOIS – Work 4 Illinois

POSITION - Various

We are actively hiring to fill many vacancies in these areas for the following positions right now! Please help us spread the word about these job openings to anyone you know who may be interested:

  • Child Protection Specialist in: Adams, Champaign, Coles, Cook, Kane, Kankakee, Knox, LaSalle, Lake, McHenry, Macon, Macoupin, St. Clair, Stephenson, Will and Winnebago counties
  • Child Welfare Specialist in: Adams, Alexander, Champaign, Coles, Cook, DuPage, Effingham, Fulton, Jefferson, Jersey, Knox, LaSalle, Lake, Logan, McHenry, McLean, Macon, Madison, Massac, Peoria, Richland, Rock Island, St. Clair, Sangamon, Union, Vermilion, Whiteside, Williamson and Winnebago counties
  • Child Protection Specialist Option SS* in: Cook, Lake, McHenry, Stephenson and Winnebago counties
  • Child Welfare Specialist Option SS* in: Cook and Winnebago counties
  • Day Care Licensing Representative II in: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Morgan, Will, LaSalle and Lake Counties
  • Day Care Licensing Representative II Option SS* in: Cook, Lake and Will counties

If you know someone interested in applying for any of these positions, please have them send an email to with the position title and county in the subject line. A DCFS recruiter will respond to assist them further. NOTE: This information pertains to external, non-state applicants who are seeking a grade for the child protection specialist and/or child welfare specialist position titles.

Current state employees need to follow the “how to apply” instructions listed on open job postings at and apply directly to the agency contact person listed on the job posting.

*Option SS refers to Spanish Speaking.

Posted February 4, 2021

4840 W. Byron St.
Chicago, IL 60641

POSITION – Transition Counselor Case Manager


Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of children and families, and we're still a strong, viable presence in the State of Illinois, continuing that commitment to making a difference.

We are currently seeking a full-time Transition Counselor Case Manager for our Colbert program.

  • Provide and coordinate a continuum of treatment services
  • Carry a caseload of clients providing supportive counseling and concrete series as assigned by Supervisor and operate as part of a treatment team.
  • Ensure all documentation is completed in a timely manner and in accordance with all requirements.
  • Transportation of clients in personal vehicle and agency vehicle.
  • Meet productivity and transition targets.


  • Bachelor’ degree in psychology, counseling, and social work, or related field, Master ’s degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Experience in Crisis Intervention & De-escalation.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and comprehensible manner.
  • Competent with computers (Word, Outlook, etc.) and willingness to learn the electronic health record system
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license and insurance
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences within the diverse client base served by the organization, as well as within the organization itself.

Come be a part of this rewarding environment, and enjoy the knowledge that you’re helping others live better lives, as well as these career advantages:

  • Competitive salary based upon relevant education, experience and licensure
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare insurance, up to 26 days of paid time off per calendar year, 10 paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) plan, Employee Assistance Program, and flexible hours
  • The training you need to learn, grow, and succeed

For more information, view: LSSI

Posted 1/29/2021

402 S. Silver Springs Road
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703


Group Home Manager at Ridgeway

Case Manager positions in Cape Girardeau, MO

Therapy positions in Marble Hill, Fredericktown, and St. Genevieve, MO


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