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Foster Care Caseworker

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Location: Aurora, IL

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Contact Information

Name: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Phone: 847-635-4655
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Job Description

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.

LSSI currently has open positions for Foster Care Caseworkers, located in Aurora, Illinois. Among the benefits to becoming a member of a child welfare team, under the direct supervision of a Master's level supervisor, we are pleased to offer:

This role requires flexibility, compassion, good communication skills (oral and written), the ability to work well with a variety of personalities, and openness to personal and professional growth. Above all, this position requires a desire to make a difference in the lives of children and families requiring foster care services.

The foster care caseworker provides a full range of foster care services to children and families within Illinois Department of Children and Family Services mandates, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois policies, and Council on Accreditation standards. Bilingual staff preferred (Spanish/English), but not required.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

What We Offer:

Identified candidates will possess the following qualifications:

We offer room for advancement and an environment where you can utilize your education and experience, knowing that you are making a positive difference in the lives of children and families.

Come be a part of this challenging and rewarding environment!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law.

Key Words: Child Welfare Specialist, Social Services, Human Services, Child and Family Services, Child and Youth Services, Community Support Specialists, Service Coordinator, Not for Profit, NonProfit, NFP.

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