Current Opportunities – Detail
Degree Type/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in social services or related field; preferred or will consider high school diploma with experience working with children and youth in such settings as residential, group homes, family services, juvenile justice, foster care, and special education. Must be at least 21 years of age to meet DCFS requirements.
Desired Skills: Ability to work objectively with disturbed children; ability and judgment to work independently; demonstrated maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in children and families served; ability to handle job-related matters in a professional, diplomatic, and confidential manner. Ability to remain awake and alert while on shift; vision, hearing and speaking ability which allows for effective communication of information; ability to physically restrain clients; physical and emotional stamina to effectively handle job related issues and stress; valid driver’s license and insurance card and ability to transport self and clients.