2 Child Welfare Assistant (Rockford, IL.)
at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Date Posted: 9/12/2017

Job Description

Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of children?  Are you committed to strengthening families?  If so, consider joining the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) team.  For almost 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.

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois has a Part-time position is available for a Child Welfare Assistant/Case Aide at our Rockford location. The candidate will provide a variety of social work, group and outreach activities to children and parents serving multiple county regions. AA degree preferred or related degree. No experience required. Basics of child development and parenting or equivalent life experience. Good verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must have the capacity to understand and empathize with the cultural, psychological and practical needs of the clients that the agency serves.

Job Requirements

Requirements: Candidate must have a High school diploma/GED, valid Illinois driver's license and automobile liability insurance. Candidate must have record of compliance with the law and clearance on the Illinois CANTS. Candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as part of the DCFS criminal background check process. Normal working hours varies and candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. 

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: Social Services, Human Services, Child and Family Services, Personal Care, Medical Health Services, Nursing, Family Therapists, Mental Health, Rehabilitation Services, Child and Youth Services, Services for Elderly, Services for Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, Case Manager, Volunteer, Program Coordinator, Resident Assistance, Program Assistant, Community Support Specialists, Service Coordinator, Manager, Not for Profit, NonProfit, NFP.

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About Us

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is a not-for-profit social services agency of the three Illinois synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It serves people of all faiths and all walks of life, including children, families and adults of all ages. Throughout the state, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois touches the lives of tens of thousands of people each year, serving people of all ages, races, religious and economic circumstances.

Whether you are an experienced professional in nursing or child welfare, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We serve people in need with over eighty offices throughout the state of Illinois. Be a part of our team- and start making a difference by helping to bring healing, justice and wholeness to people in need.

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