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Child Welfare Specialist

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Posted: 02/26/2023

Job details

$40,000 - $45,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time
Choose your own hours
Weekend availability
Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Required)

  • Driver's License (Required)

Full Job Description

About Us

Rutledge Youth Foundation is a nonprofit agency providing foster care, intact, intensive placement services, independent living and therapy services for youth and their families in Springfield and central Illinois. Our mission is to assist abused and neglected youth in becoming productive, independent members of society.

Job Summary

Provide case management and coordination of services for youth and families within the foster care system.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for the facilitation of services with youth and families involved in the foster care system.
  • Ability to complete required paperwork and documentation.
  • Demonstrated organization, facilitation, written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Exercises effective problem solving techniques, tackles issues directly, and makes timely decisions based on factual information
  • Represent RYF and its programs in a positive manner to both internal and external contacts.
  • Additional compensation for carrying overload cases.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field
  • Child welfare experience preferred
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must pass DCFS background check and have an approved driving record and reliable transportation


Rutledge Youth Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive benefits package. Our benefits for full time staff include:

Flexible work schedule for work/life balance.

Hybrid work with ample opportunities to work from home.

Relaxed dress code.

Paid training and learning opportunities.

Fully employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, a savings of over $5,000 to the employee.

18 paid Vacation days, 10 paid Holidays, 6 paid Sick days, 3 Bereavement days, 6 week Paid Parental Leave after one year employment.

Employer paid life insurance.

Employer-match 401k, will match up to 4% after one-year of employment.

Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Eligible Employer.

Additional compensation for carrying overload cases.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • Choose your own hours
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

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