Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Case Manager works in various communities maintaining family relationships according to DCFS polices, rules, and regulations while providing a safe, stable and nurturing environment to minors placed in custody of DCFS. The Case Manager will assist adolescent wards of the state by providing advocacy, assessment, and a broad range of case management services to youth, including, but not limited to, developing service plans, transporting youth to various appointments, providing supervised visits to clients, attending court sessions, ACRs, completing necessary reports, and providing referrals for services.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school is required, preferably in a human services field. Experience working with youth and families is preferred. Child Welfare License (CWEL) and CERAP are required. Knowledge of DCFS rules and regulations is required. Valid driver’s license and ownership of or ready access to an insured vehicle, as well as a clear driving record, is required.
About Youth Outreach Services
Youth Outreach Services promotes the strengths and abilities of youth and families by providing community-based services that empower and enrich each to face life’s challenges with confidence, competence and dignity.