Multiple Social Work Positions

The Ounce of Prevention

Location: Chicago


Contact Info

Carie Bires-Cook


Social worker, Community Outreach

Care wisconsin

Location: Madison, WI

End date: 2018-01-01


Do What You Do Best! Care for Others at Care Wisconsin While We Care for You!

We know that you have your choice of organizations to work for, which is why we work harder for you. We are dedicated to creating a healthy, empowered work environment that offers you flexibility, benefits, and the support you need to achieve a work/life balance. While you care for others, we will care for you.
Are you interested in being part of a mission driven organization?

We’re looking for someone that enjoys working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and who is an innovative problem solver with a positive attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for WI Licensed Social Worker with a Bachelor’s degree to utilize their critical thinking and analytical skills. Work in a friendly and collaborative environment with lots of flexibility, including the option to work from home from time to time. In today’s busy world, we understand that it’s important to have life/work balance for yourself and your family. We are able to offer you the flexibility needed before, during and/or after work whether it’s dropping kids off at school, working out or running those last minute errands!

What would your day involve?

• Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to come up with time and outcome-sensitive care plans
• Collaborates with service providers and care management staff to assure appropriate member care.
• Develop, participate in, and coordinate member outreach activities.

• Responds to member/provider inquiries regarding health plan coverage and benefits.
• Collaborates with care management staff regarding complex cases.
• Provide resource referral, coordination, and follow up to address social determinants of health to both members and Interdisciplinary Care Team..

What are we looking for?
• Bachelor’s degree

• State of WI Social Work Certification/License
• Two years of experience in a social service, medical or insurance setting or a combination of equivalent education and/or experience.
• Good understanding of the impact of social determinates on health

Who is Care Wisconsin?
•We are passionate and mission-driven
•We are resourceful and innovative
•We are collaborative
•We are committed to our members and their unique needs
•We are committed to your growth and development
•We like to have fun!

What do we offer?
•Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30 schedule. No weekends, holidays, or on-call shifts!!
•Flexibility with scheduling and opportunity to work from home a majority of the time.
•Casual dress
•Friendly work environment
•Management/leadership development opportunities
•Many benefits within 30 days
•401(k) retirement matching
•Generous paid time off

Our non-profit organization has been around for over 40 years and has grown to offer four programs operating in over 40 counties throughout the state. We continue to look for innovators and change agents to lead our organization to success. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make a difference and help us take our organization to the next level.

Take the next step in your journey and apply today!

Contact Info

Matt Weidenfeller




Case Manager – Master Level

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center

Location: Champaign IL

End date: 2018-01-22


CRIS Healthy-Aging Center is seeking a Care Transition Coach for our Bridge Care Transition Program. The coach will provide case management services to patients discharged from Champaign County hospital. Must be driven, caring, and empathetic.


  • Work with the hospital case management to identify patients who are at high risk of being readmitted and serve as a liaison for patients as they transition from hospital to home.
  • Assist with developing a personal health record, making/keeping doctor appointments, managing medications and identifying community resources.
  • Home visits and follow up are essential duties.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Master Degree required preferably Social Work or related field
  • Self-starter
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Reliable transportation with vehicle insurance
  • Knowledge of Champaign County community services needed.

Benefits include earning 17 vacation days and 6 sick days per year.

Contact Info

CRIS Healthy-Aging Center

309 N. Franklin, Danville, IL 61832



19.50 / hour

Additional Information


Director of Residential & Clinical Services

Cunningham Children's Home

Location: 1301 N Cunningham Ave., Urbana, IL

End date: 2018-02-24


Cunningham Children’s Home, an innovative, effective, and well-resourced child welfare agency in Urbana, Illinois is seeking an engaging and accountability-minded leader to manage our highly-respected Residential Treatment Program. This position reports directly to the agency’s Chief Executive Officer.

Opportunities: The Director of Residential and Clinical Services will work with a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, nurses, therapists, clinical directors, psychiatrist, and special therapies. The Director will maximize the potential of the program’s resources, which include:

  • An outstanding team of skilled professionals, dedicated to continually improving services for 56 children and youth ages 8-18 with severe emotional and behavioral disorders;
  • An agency commitment to providing effective and appropriate facilities and tools, including a state of the art 30-bed residential treatment center;
  • A strong continuous quality improvement program which supports evaluation of progress for individual clients as well for overall program design;
  • Oversight of an integrated special therapies department that includes special recreation, music therapy, and other special therapies;
  • Partnership with Cunningham’s on-grounds school, as well as an agency-wide commitment to vocational education and training for clients;
  • Strong agency infrastructure, including hiring practices dedicated to promoting excellence, employee retention, diversity, and team;
  • Agency-wide commitment to providing a continuum of care for our residential youth, including transitioning clients into specialized foster care and independent living programs; and
  • A longstanding culture of commitment to providing treatment that offers hope to kids where other interventions have failed.

Requirements: In addition to education and professional experience, we are seeking candidates who possess the confidence to purposely drive toward results while constantly problem-solving and building the commitment of others. An outgoing, poised and professional communication style is essential, as this position must effectively build rapport and relationships with individuals and groups—including staff, clients, collaterals, colleagues and funding sources. Team building and caring for staff is a must.
Masters degree in the human services area from an accredited university or college, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or a Licensed Clinical Psychologist; or willingness to obtain licensure are required. Must meet the standards for a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA) per Medicaid Community Mental Health standards.
At least 5 years of human services experience with a strong background in clinical work with children and adolescents, including 3 years of supervision experience and administration duties are required. Knowledge of clinical work with severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents as well as DCFS and Medicaid standards related to child welfare and mental health services required. Must be able to conduct DSM diagnoses, interpret psychodiagnostic measures, and provide clinical supervision.
Our agency is committed to the values of spirituality, teamwork, integrity and respect. Cunningham offers outstanding benefits and opportunities for professional growth and personal fulfillment. Salary is based on education and experience. Salary range available upon request. Willing to offer relocation assistance. Prospective employees must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and proof of auto insurance and are required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Contact Info

Kim Robbins

1301 N Cunningham Ave


Executive Director

East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center

Location: Urbana, IL

End date: 2017-12-18


East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center
Position Opening

Position: Executive Director

Full Time with Benefits

The Executive Director is responsible to the Board of Directors for the overall administration of the program within the framework of policies established by the Board.


·         Establishes the direction of the agency in collaboration with the board.

·         Makes fiscal and program reports to the Board at Board meetings and to funding sources.

·         Administers the various funds and expenditures of the Center.

·         Organizes and supervises fund-raising and proposal writing.

·         Schedules and calls staff meetings.

·         Administers special programs at the Center to assist the refugees toward early self- sufficiency.

·         Schedules monthly evaluation meeting with office staff to ensure timely client progress toward self-sufficiency.

·         Develops and maintains job bank through contact with various sources and provides key liaison with employers for clients and agency.

·         Maintains liaison between Board and Staff.

·         Promotes good image of the agency through public relations (presentations, public speaking, attends meetings).

·         Represent the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations and the general public.

·         See that the board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.

·         Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals.

·         Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations.



·         B.A. or M.A. in education, social work, or related field.

·         Administrative experience required.

·         Ability to maintain a good relationship with sponsors, clients, and local employers

·         Ability to work with people of different cultural backgrounds.

·         Good knowledge of local governmental, social service agencies, religious, social organizations, and business community

·         Knowledge of and experience in refugee resettlement needs and services.

·         Knowledge of available funding sources.

·         Knowledge of a language other than English is preferred.


To apply, send letter of application and resume by December 18 to John Muirhead, Board President: or write to John Muirhead ECIRMAC 302 South Birch, Urbana, IL 61801


Contact Info

John Muirhead

Employment Specialist

Bridgeway Inc

Location: Normal, Illinois

End date: 2017-12-29


Provide Community Employment Services (CES) to persons with disabilities – individuals with identified psychiatric, developmental, and/or physical impairments with the desired outcome being long term, stable, competitive community employment. Community Employment Services utilize the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) evidence based fidelity model that includes engagement, intake, assessment, service planning, individualized rapid job search, advocacy, linkage, counseling, on-the job training/coaching, and community support services. Additional responsibilities include job development, competitive placement, job retention, personalized benefit planning and follow along supports. The population to be served includes adults and adolescents with disabilities (16 years and older). Coordination and treatment planning with the interdisciplinary team is an integral component of Community Employment Services

Contact Info

Human Resources

2323 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401



$12.50 - $15.00 / hr

Employment Specialist


Location: Normal, IL

End date: 2017-12-31


Provide Community Employment Services (CES) to persons with disabilities – individuals with identified psychiatric, developmental, and/or physical impairments with the desired outcome being long term, stable, competitive community employment.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent relevant experience; prefer Mental Health Professional (MHP) credential. One year of experience in vocational rehabilitation is desirable as well as some experience working with persons with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or other disabilities.

Contact Info

Kristy Krisher

2323 Windish Dr. Galesburg, IL 61401


Additional Information

Employment is conditional upon passing fingerprint background checks Preference given to individuals with disabilities/veteran status. AA/EOE

Care Manager

CICOA Aging & In Home Solutions

Location: Indianapolis, In 46205

End date: 2018-01-31


We pride ourselves on being flexible, but there are some things we feel very strongly about:

-Our Mission: CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions empowers older adults, those of any age with a disability and family caregivers to achieve the greatest possible independence, dignity and quality of life.

-Our Culture: ICARE (Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect & Excellence)

Exceptional Experiences: A commitment to providing an Exceptional Experience for “the one in front of you” , client, visitor, care giver or coworker.

You must have:

-Track record of high achievement in the human service field

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-The ability and desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment

A technical aptitude which fosters improved work flow and efficiency

-A self-driven sense of resourceful and motivation committed to meeting the needs of our clients

Responsibilities and Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assesses the need and eligibility of referred elderly and people with disabilities for governmental and nongovernmental services which include home and community based services and nursing home placement, and provides linkage to community services as appropriate.

Uses independent discretion and judgment in developing intervention strategies and comprehensive plan of care with clearly stated goals and objectives in conjunction with client, family, or others.

Reviews and documents service plan quarterly. Performs follow-up to determine quantity and quality of service provided and status of client’s case.

Acts as an advocate to preserve client rights and maintain client confidentiality.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of services, programs and intervention strategies affecting the elderly and people with disabilities.

Meets and maintains on an annual basis certification requirements of the FSSA Division on Aging.

Accurately documents all client interactions and service linkage activities within prescribed time frames.

Accesses and records client and community resource information.

Analyze and review the eligibility of clients for referral to community resources and other organizations.

Compiles records and prepares reports within prescribed time frames.

Analyze and review the eligibility of clients for assistance.

Represents CICOA at public functions as requested.

Qualifications and Skills

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Currently, the Care Manager position does NOT require licensure of any kind, but does require for the staff member to obtain Care Management certification through the Division of Aging. This certification is part of the orientation process of the position.


Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from accredited college or university in social work, gerontology, sociology, counseling, psychology, or nursing; or a RN Licensure with one year experience in Human Services; or Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of 2 years full time, direct service experience with the elderly or disabled which includes assessment, care plan development and monitoring.

Contact Info

Dawn Kean

4755 Kingsway Drive, Suite 200, Indianapolis, In 46241




Residential Night Shift Leader

Cunningham Children's Home

Location: Urbana, IL

End date: 2018-01-31


Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana, IL, a residential treatment program for children and adolescents with serious emotional and behavioral disabilities, is seeking an overnight Youth Counselor Night Shift Leader. The Night Shift Leader will assure that all units are safe and are providing therapeutic programming from the hours of 7p-7a. Additionally, the Night Shift Leader functions in the role as staff supervisor, with oversight from the Night Milieu Coordinator. The overall management of the Residential program is a core responsibility of this position. Direct coaching and support of staff is accomplished by the Night Shift Leader by observing staff working directly with clients as well as supervising youth ages 9-16 in a home-like therapeutic milieu. BA or BS in Human Services required (social work, psychology), and 2 years of experience in a related field. Typical rotating hours are 7pm to 7am four days per week (including weekends).

Prospective employees must be at least 21 years old, have excellent written and oral communication skills, possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and proof of auto insurance, and be able to handle confidential information. Prospective employees are required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check.

Cunningham offers outstanding benefits and opportunities for personal fulfillment. We are committed to the values of spirituality, teamwork, integrity and respect. Prospective employees must be at least 21, hold a valid Illinois drivers’ license, and will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Contact Info

Kim Robbins

1301 N Cunningham Ave.


Additional Information

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School Social Worker

Woodford County Special Education Association

Location: Metamora, Illinois

End date: 2018-08-01


Woodford County Special Education Association provides a continuum of services to eight member districts throughout Woodford County. WCSEA runs specialized Behavior Development, Life Skills, Autism, and Early Childhood programs, and provides administrative, psychological, social work, speech, and motor support to the member district special education programs. Additionally, WCSEA staff support the implementation of the RtI process within the member districts.

Contact Info

Eric Scroggs, Executive Director

205 S. Engelwood Drive, Metamora IL, 61548


Additional Information

Position Characteristics: Understanding of Problem Solving/RtI; knowledge of social-emotional learning standards, behavioral interventions and school based counseling approaches; strong data analysis skills; willingness to gain a variety of experiences. Qualifications: Illinois Professional Educator License – School Social Worker Endorsement