Employment Opportunities

The professional staff at Bethany for Children & Families has been keeping children safe and helping parents care for their children since 1899. It is this spirit, dedication, and commitment that drives the agency to meet and respond to the needs of children and families in our community.

Bethany is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability or veteran status.

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT
PART-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available: July 19, 2021

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Bethany for Children & Families is growing!! In order to meet the demands of
expanding program needs and staffing, we need additional human resource personnel
to provide support functions. Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of area
children and families? We have the job opportunity for you!


Currently, we are looking to incorporate a brand new position of Human Resources
Assistant to the agency. This position will be a 50% part-time, administrative, hourly-
paid position with limited travel to other agency offices. Hours will be 8:00 am to 12:00
pm, Monday through Friday. (Flexible, yet consistent, on the daily start and end time.)
This position reports directly to the Director of Human Resources.


We are looking for qualified applicants who are self-starters, know the importance of
keeping confidential information safe-guarded, and who are looking to move the agency
forward by doing their part in supporting the agency’s program staff to meet the needs
of our clients.


Applicants must possess strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and work
independently as well as be part of a team, be extremely detail-oriented, have excellent
verbal and written communication skills, and have computerized Human Capital
Management software experience; ADP, preferred.


This part-time position comes with a generous vacation, sick and holiday pay package,
as well as receiving Bethany contributions to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan)
upon meeting plan eligibility criteria. Dental and vision insurance (employer-paid vision
insurance if enrolled in the dental plan) are also offered.

 

Position Requirements:
The Human Resources Assistant shall have:
1. An Associate’s degree from an accredited college in Management, Human Resources,
Business Administration or some related field and at least 2 years of experience in the
general business field.
2. A general knowledge of the use of personal computers and their application to Human
Resources. Experience working with an automated Human Capital Management system;
preferably ADP.

3. A working knowledge of Word, Excel, office equipment and the use of personal computers.
4. The ability to work within a cooperative setting that accentuates the need for office
procedure, confidentiality, supervisory guidance and direction, and accuracy and
completeness of assigned tasks by required deadlines.
5. The ability to fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare
Agencies as are prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rule and Procedure, including successful
completion of the criminal background investigation and clearance from the Illinois CANTS
and Iowa Registry.
6. The ability to work with and take direction from a supervisor, while also being able to
function independently and responsibly.
7. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
8. The ability to work within a cooperative agency framework supporting decisions, processes,
procedures and policies as established by the board of directors and/or administration.
9. A commitment to the agency’s vision, mission, philosophy, structure and goals, and be a
positive influence for the agency.
10. Sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.


Position Specifics:
The Human Resources Assistant will:
1. Assist with maintaining and updating portions of pertinent employment related
personnel records.
a) Assist the supervisor and management personnel with job postings for the agency
internally, externally, or both per management’s request. Confirm resume database
is kept up to date, flow of information is consistent, and responses to applicants are
sent out timely.
b) Prepare New Hire packets in preparation for orientation meetings with the Human
Resources Office and agency New Hire Training sessions as well as assist with
confirming completion of all onboarding documents and forms.
c) Process background checks for employees, board members, volunteers,
subcontractors, etc.
d) Assist with confirmation that all required employee drivers’ license and vehicle
insurance documents are kept up to date in the database.
e) Assist with the attendance tracking system and vacation and sick benefits by
confirming collection of all employee time records and all required information is
completed.
f) Work with the supervisor and outside agencies, if applicable, to provide trainings or
electronic communication of educational materials related to job-related
requirements, benefits offered, and staff development for both management and
non-management staff members.
g) Assist the supervisor with annual agency raises by preparing raise letters for affected
staff.
h) Act as back-up to the supervisor for payroll processing in times of the supervisor’s
absence.
i) Perform periodic file audits for employees, board members, volunteers and
subcontracted personnel.

j) Assist with providing personnel data in accordance with agency expectations and
required audits.


2. Assist with the administration of the benefit plans of the agency.
a) Work with the supervisor during the annual open enrollment period for supplemental
insurance, health, dental, vision and health saving account benefits by preparing
updated information for the new plan year, assisting with agency informational
meetings, and confirming collection of renewal data by employees.
b) Collect and compile health insurance motion logs for quarterly payroll deduction
rates.
c) Work with the agency’s retirement plan company to contact former employees on
their rollover options and enhance communication to current employees on their
contribution benefits and options. Work with retirement plan company contact to
schedule various methods of monthly educational opportunities.
d) Reconcile, on a monthly basis, the third party invoice from the supplemental
insurance company for approval by the supervisor.


3. Assist the supervisor to insure that all offices and activities are consistent with
administrative policy and agency activity concerning employment law, affirmative action
and employee relations are consistently applied.
a) Keep up-to-date all labor law postings in each office (will require minimal travel).
b) Complete various requests for outside organizations requesting audit data.
c) Keep required forms updated and uploaded into the HR system with
acknowledgements of receipt documented accordingly.


1. Attend required trainings throughout the year for the agency or specific to the Human
Resources Assistant position.
2. Perform other duties as assigned that may be requested by internal staff or external
parties to evaluate the need or status of existing policies, procedures or benefits related
to personnel.


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children &
Families, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or e-mail to
ghagen@bethany-qc.org .

 

To learn more about our long-standing company and ever-growing array of services, visit our
website at www.bethany-qc.org .


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INTACT CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available: IMMEDIATELY

Salary: Based on education and experience levels

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Come join our committed Child Welfare Team at Bethany for Children & Families to further the mission of keeping children safe, strengthening families and building healthy communities.

Bethany for Children & Families has an immediate, full-time opening for an Intact Family Services Case Manager. The Intact Program serves families involved with the Illinois Department of Children & Families due to reports of abuse or neglect. The goal is to positively intervene to keep children safe so they may remain in their home environment.

To learn more about the program on our website, go to www.bethany-qc.org, click on Services, Child Welfare Services, and Intact Family Services.

Position Requirements:

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and two years of relevant experience. Applicants must be able to pass background checks and meet all agency and DCFS requirements for the position, including the ability to provide own transportation and hold a valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance. Applicants must demonstrate computer proficiency, strong organizational skills, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Position Specifics:

Job responsibilities include providing in-home case management, crisis intervention, support, education, monitoring of child safety and service linkages for families involved with the Department of Children & Families due to reports of abuse or neglect. Services are provided in the home. The position is based in Moline, but will serve Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Knox, Henderson and Warren counties in Illinois. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours and conduct home visits at times conducive to client schedules, including some evenings and weekends. Applicants must be able to respond effectively to crisis, work collaboratively with other service providers, build rapport with clients, and provide strength-based services to a diverse population is required. Applicants must be able to work independently as well as in a team context, and adhere to agency and DCFS policies.

This full-time position comes with a generous vacation, sick and holiday pay package, as well as receiving Bethany contributions of 8% to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria. An option of two health plans, one with an H.S.A. benefit that includes Bethany contributions and dental and vision insurance also offered.

Don't wait! Apply today - we look forward to hearing from you!

EOE

 

FOSTER CARE CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available: Immediately

Salary: Based on education and experience levels

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Bethany for Children & Families has a Full-Time opening for a Child Welfare Specialist in our Illinois Foster Care Unit. This individual needs to be highly motivated to work with Illinois youth and their families while managing a workload which involves decision-making and accountability, using time in an organized and structured manner, and maintaining a flexible schedule. Applicants must be available outside of normal business hours, including some evenings and weekends, to assist families in meeting goals or responding to crisis. Further position requirements include effectively communicating both orally and in writing, and possessing good computer skills.

To learn more about the program on our website, go to www.bethany-qc.org, click on Services, Child Welfare Services, and Illinois Foster Care.

Position Requirements: The Child Welfare Specialist must:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work or a human services field with two years experience.

  • Have the ability to fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare Agencies as are prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rule and Procedure, including successful completion of the criminal background investigation, clearance from the Illinois CANTS, Health Care Registry, and Iowa Registry, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

  • Have the ability to provide own transportation in performing job requirements, including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.

  • Meet the eligibility requirements for a case management position as assigned by the contracting state department of Illinois.

  • Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments. The Child Welfare Specialist must be available outside of normal business hours, including some evenings and weekends, to assist families in meeting goals or in responding to crisis.

  • Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.

  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.

  • Be committed to the agency’s vision, mission, philosophy, structure, and goals with an ability to work as part of a treatment team.

  • Be able to lift 30 lbs.

  • Be able to carry car seats to and from the office and children’s home.

  • Be able to physically attend to young children and infants.

Position Specifics:

The Child Welfare Specialist is responsible for providing case management social services to children, youth, or families assigned to his/her caseload as per the specified program plan. The Child Welfare Specialist must be able to develop a supportive relationship with the clients assigned to his/her caseload and assist them in addressing and meeting the needs and goals documented in the specific program treatment plans. At the time of a crisis, the Child Welfare Specialist is available and prepared to meet a family or a youth at various locations including the client’s home at times that may not comply with normal business hours.

This full-time position comes with a generous vacation, sick and holiday pay package, as well as receiving Bethany contributions of 8% to a 403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria. An option of two health plans, one with an H.S.A. benefit that includes Bethany contributions, and dental and vision insurance are also offered.

EOE

 

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Bethany for Children and Families has an immediate, full-time opening for a
Foster Care Program Supervisor. The Foster Care Program works with families
involved with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services due to reports
of abuse or neglect where children have been placed in substitute care. The
Foster Care Program works to promote permanency by maintaining,
strengthening and safeguarding the functioning of families to 1) prevent
substitute care placement, 2) promote family reunification, 3) stabilize foster care
placements, 4) facilitate youth development, and 5) ensure the safety,
permanency and well-being of children. The position will serve Rock Island,
Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois.

 

Performance Objectives:
The Program Supervisor will:
• Provide direct case management supervision and support to the Foster
Care Case Managers, ensuring compliance with DCFS and program
polices, monitoring of service provision, quality assurance, and working
collaboratively within a team environment,
• Also be required to perform some direct case management
responsibilities.


Qualifications:
The Program Supervisor position requires applicants to have:
• A Master’s Degree in social work or related field,
• Two years of supervisory experience,
• The ability to pass applicable background checks,
• A valid driver’s license,
• The ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends,
• Computer proficiency,
• Strong organizational skills, and
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

This full-time position comes with a generous vacation, sick and holiday pay

package, as well as receiving Bethany contributions to a 403(b) Thrift Plan
(retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria. An option of two health

plans, one with an H.S.A. benefit that includes Bethany contributions, and dental and vision
insurance are also offered.

 

To learn more about Bethany for Children & Families and the Foster Care
Program, visit our website at www.Bethany-qc.org , click on Services, Child
Welfare Services, and then click on Foster Care and Licensing.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Bethany
for Children & Families, c/o Human Resources, 1830 6th Avenue, Moline, Illinois
61265 or email a cover letter and resume to ghagen@bethany-qc.org .

 

EOE

Case Manager
FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available:  Immediately
Salary:  Negotiated
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
 
Bethany for Children & Families has an immediate, full-time opening
for an Intact Family Services Case Manager.  The Intact Program
serves families involved with the Illinois Department of Children &                                          Families due to reports of abuse or neglect. The goal is to positively
intervene to keep children safe so they may remain in their home
environment. 
 
To learn more about the program on our website, go to www.bethany-
qc.org, click on Services, Child Welfare Services, and Intact Family
Services.
 
Position Requirements:
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related
field and two years of relevant experience.  Applicants must be able to
pass background checks and meet all agency and DCFS requirements
for the position, including the ability to provide own transportation
and hold a valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance.  Applicants
must demonstrate computer proficiency, strong organizational skills,
and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
 
Position Specifics:
Job responsibilities include providing in-home case management,
crisis intervention, support, education, monitoring of child safety and
service linkages for families involved with the Department of Children
& Families due to reports of abuse or neglect. Services are provided in
the home. The position is based in Moline, but will serve Rock Island,
Henry, Mercer, Knox, Henderson and Warren counties in Illinois.
Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours and conduct home

visits at times conducive to client schedules, including some evenings
and weekends. Applicants must be able to respond effectively to
crisis, work collaboratively with other service providers, build rapport
with clients, and provide strength-based services to a diverse
population is required. Applicants must be able to work
independently as well as in a team context, and adhere to agency and
DCFS policies.

This full-time position comes with a generous vacation, sick and
holiday pay package, as well as receiving Bethany contributions to a
403(b) Thrift Plan (retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility
criteria.  An option of two health plans, one with an H.S.A. benefit
that includes Bethany contributions and dental and vision insurance also offered.
 
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to
Bethany for Children & Families, c/o Human Resources, PO Box 697,
Moline, IL 61266 or email to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.
 
EOE

Child Welfare Specialist
FULL-TIME | MOLINE OFFICE

Date Available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Bethany for Children & Families has a current opening for a Child Welfare
Specialist in our Illinois Foster Care Unit. This individual needs to be highly
motivated to work with Illinois youth and their families while managing a workload
which involves decision-making and accountability, using time in an organized
and structured manner, and maintaining a flexible schedule. Applicants must be
available outside of normal business hours, including some evenings and
weekends, to assist families in meeting goals or responding to crisis. Further
position requirements include effectively communicating both orally and in
writing, and possessing good computer skills.


Position Requirements:

The Child Welfare Specialist must:
• Possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work or a human services field with
some experience preferred.
• Have the ability to fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of
Child Welfare Agencies as are prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rule and
Procedure, including successful completion of the criminal background
investigation, clearance from the Illinois CANTS, Health Care Registry, and
Iowa Registry, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois
Department of Children and Family Services.
• Have the ability to provide own transportation in performing job requirements,
including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.
• Meet the eligibility requirements for a case management position as assigned
by the contracting state department of Illinois.
•Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload
assignments. The Child Welfare Specialist must be available outside of
normal business hours, including some evenings and weekends, to assist
families in meeting goals or in responding to crisis.
• Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.
• Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
• Be committed to the agency’s vision, mission, philosophy, structure, and
goals with an ability to work as part of a treatment team.
• Be able to lift 30 lbs.
• Be able to carry car seats to and from the office and children’s home.
• Be able to physically attend to young children and infants.

 

Position Specifics:
The Child Welfare Specialist is responsible for providing case management
social services to children, youth, or families assigned to his/her caseload as per
the specified program plan. The Child Welfare Specialist must be able to
develop a supportive relationship with the clients assigned to his/her caseload

and assist them in addressing and meeting the needs and goals documented in
the specific program treatment plans. At the time of a crisis, the Child Welfare
Specialist is available and prepared to meet a family or a youth at various
locations including the client’s home at times that may not comply with normal
business hours.


To learn more about Bethany for Children & Families’ foster care programs on
our website, go to www.bethany-qc.org and click on Services, Child Welfare
Services, and then Foster Care and Licensing.


This full-time position comes with a generous vacation, sick and holiday pay
package, as well as receiving Bethany contributions to a 403(b) Thrift Plan
(retirement plan) upon meeting plan eligibility criteria. An option of two health
plans, one with an H.S.A. benefit that includes Bethany contributions, and dental
and vision insurance are also offered.


Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Bethany for
Children & Families, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-
0697 or e-mail to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

 

EOE

THERAPIST Mental Health (SCHOOL-BASED)
Multiple positions due to Program Expansion

$1,000 Sign-on Bonus
FULL-TIME | DAVENPORT and NORTH SCOTT School Districts
Date Available:
Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: Open until filled


Bethany for Children & Families is looking to fill multiple school-based
Therapist positions. Therapists will be assigned to work in a designated school in
the North Scott and Davenport school districts, and will be based out of our Davenport, Iowa office.


Position Requirements:
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Therapy or
related human service field from an accredited program. Candidates must
possess excellent public relations skills, excellent written and verbal
communication skills, strong relationship building skills, and the ability to work
independently.


Position Specifics:
The Therapist will be responsible for providing services to children and/or
families, as well as adults and will need to manage a full caseload. The Therapist
will also:
• Provide intake/evaluation services as a member of a multi-disciplinary
team,
• Complete intake paperwork,
• Perform diagnostic assessments,
• Collaborate with other Bethany for Children & Families staff, school
personnel and community resources as needed,
• Provide individual, family, and group therapy, and
• Manage a full caseload and workload while completing reports in
accordance with timelines and adhering to social work practice ethics and
agency/Council on Accreditation requirements.


Visit our website at www.bethany-qc.org for a complete description of our
School-Based Therapy program. Click on Services, Mental Health Services, then
School-Based Therapy.


Interested candidates are invited to apply by mailing a cover sheet and resume
to Bethany for Children & Families, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline,
Illinois 61266 or email to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

A $1,000 Sign-on Bonus is being offered for this position.

 

EOE