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.

RECEPTIONIST / SECRETARY

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available:  Immediately

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:  July 31, 2020, or until position is filled

 

Bethany for Children & Families is currently looking for a highly energetic, self-motivated Receptionist / Secretary to work in our social service organization performing reception and secretarial services and other office support duties for our multi-service agency.

 

Performance Objectives:

 

The Receptionist / Secretary will perform office support duties for service contracts performed by this agency by:

 

  • Answering the telephone, routing telephone calls, and greeting clients and visitors.

  • Operating the copier, fax machine, postage meter, shredder, and other office machinery.

  • Assisting Case Managers/Child Welfare Specialists, Therapists, and Program Supervisors with the completion of reports and other service documentation.

  • Assisting Case Managers/Child Welfare Specialists, Therapists, and Program Supervisors with their use of office equipment.

  • Ensure that the workplace is maintained in a neat and orderly manner.

  • Assisting with ordering and storing office supplies.

  • Opening and distributing the daily mail.

  • Assisting with the closing of case files.

  • Maintaining the door security system.

  • Verifying insurance eligibility and benefits.

  • Maintaining professional relationships with peers and other agency staff as well as service providers.

  • Performs and carries out all other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

The Receptionist / Secretary will be required to:

 

  • Be a high school graduate with the successful completion of an accredited secretarial/manager program, or its equivalent, with a minimum of three years experience in a secretarial office setting. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

  • Have experience verifying insurance eligibility and benefits, preferred.

  • Have hearing and speaking ability which allows for effective oral and written communication.

  • Have the ability to work effectively within a cooperative setting with a diverse group.

  • Have proficiency in MS Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Windows XP and 7 computer software platforms.

  • Have the ability to transport self to various agency locations.

  • Be tactful and punctual; take initiative; use good judgment; and have the ability to work satisfactorily with all types of people.

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

  • Be able to maintain the confidentiality of the agency and its clients.

  • 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 and Iowa Registry, and (if applicable) certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

  • Have the ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

 

Interested candidates 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.

 

EOE

CASE MANAGER

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available:  July 27, 2020

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:  July 31, 2020, or until position is filled

 

Bethany for Children & Families has an exciting opportunity for a Case Manager to work in our after-school, Therapeutic Recreation Program out of our Moline, Illinois office. The Case Manager will implement recreational, leisure, and educational components of program services within the Therapeutic Recreation Program.  Ideal candidates must have an outgoing personality with the patience and desire to work with children between the ages of 8 and 17, and be able to maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments.

 

Performance Objectives:

 

The Case Manager will maintain a service caseload as determined within the specific program plan by:

  • Assessing the appropriateness of requests for services and interpreting the agency’s services effectively to the client.

  • Formulating a preliminary and tentative assessment of clients’ functions and reviewing appropriate information with the Supervisor to develop an effective case plan/treatment plan commensurate with the clients’ needs.

  • Managing a workload which involves decision-making and accountability; using time in an organized and structured manner to provide services to clients assigned to his/her caseload and meet performance objectives.

  • Maintaining case records, submitting required reports, providing statistical data, etc., in accordance with the agency’s expectations.

  • Meeting regularly with the program Supervisor to discuss clinical issues, issues surrounding service delivery, and critical issues requiring supervisory consent or referral source authority.

  • Developing and utilizing knowledge of agency and community resources appropriate to established case plans, and assessing the usefulness to individual client’s needs.

  • Being readily accessible to his/her clients for meetings according to their schedule or contract requirements at client-convenient times of the day or night.

  • Demonstrating a capacity and initiative to increase professional skills and knowledge.

  • Maintaining a professional relationship with peers and other service referral resources and providers.

  • Attending meetings related to agency services and/or staff training.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

The Case Manager shall:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work or a human services field for a Case Manager I, a Bachelor’s degree in social work or a human services field and five years experience for a Case Manager II, a Master’s degree in social work or a human services field and two years of experience for a Case Manager III, and a Bachelor’s degree in social work or a human services field and ten years experience (or eight years with a Master’s degree) for a Case Manager IV.

  • 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 & 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 Iowa or Illinois.

  • Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments.

  • 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.

 

To learn more about Bethany for Children & Families’ Therapeutic Recreation Program, go to www.bethany-qc.org.  Click on Services, Community Services and Therapeutic Recreation. 

 

Interested candidates 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.

 

EOE

CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

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.


Date available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Last day to receive applications: Open until filled

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.


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

CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST (INTACT)

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

​Date Available:  Immediately

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Bethany for Children & Families is looking to fill a full-time opening for an Intact Family Services case manager. To learn more about the program on our website, click on Services, Child Welfare Services, and Intact Family Services. 


Position Requirements:

Applicants must:
 be able to pass background checks and meet all agency and DCFS requirements for the position,
 have an appropriate human service degree and two years of related experience,
 be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, and
 demonstrate computer proficiency, strong organizational skills, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Job responsibilities include providing in-home case management, crisis intervention, support, education, assessment of child safety and service linkages for families involved with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services due to reports of abuse or neglect. Position goal is to positively intervene to keep children safe so they may remain in their home environment. The position will serve Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Knox, Henderson, and Warren counties in Illinois. Other travel may be required within contract requirements. 

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 insurance are also offered. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or email to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.


EOE

WRAPAROUND MENTOR

SUB-CONTRACT

Position Available: Immediately
Contact Person: Quincy Davis
Email Resume to: qdavis@bethany-qc.org
Position Requirements: Bethany for Children & Families is looking for caring and responsible adult male and female mentors who would like to serve as a trusted friend and guide to youth in the Illinois Quad Cities and surrounding area. Peer pressure is at an all-time high, and stress levels are soaring. If you are a good listener, observer, and problem-solver who excels in the areas of respect, trust, understanding, and empathy, we would like to hear from you! Reimbursement rate is $12.30 per hour at a max of eight hours per month.

EOE

WRAPAROUND SUBSTANCE ABUSE COORDINATOR

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Bethany for Children & Families currently has developed a brand new position for a substance abuse coordinator to meet the needs of our clients.  

Date Position will be Available: August 1, 2020

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: July 30, 2020

Position Specifics:

The Wraparound Substance Abuse Coordinator will:

  • Assess, design and coordinate substance abuse prevention services to meet the informational and service needs of high risk clients with substance abuse issues,

  • Identify community needs for drug and alcohol prevention programs,

  • Advocate for services for the individuals referred

  • Participate in child and family team meetings to assist in developing appropriate treatment plans for clients served,

  • Develop and maintain a cooperative relationship with the Rock Island Immersion Site agencies, and other mental health providers,

  • Identify and utilize local community resources for client families and children, coordinate with the Rock Island Immersion Site agencies resources for the delivery of services and treatment planning, 

  • Provide written documentation to include progress notes, the completion of formal written individual case plans, treatment summaries, recommendations, treatment plans, contracts and other required reports,

  • Prepare all documentation within the recommended time frames,

  • Adhere to concepts and practice of teams and teamwork; with the ability to develop the child and family team process and task completion,

  • Support the goals of the agency, the Rock Island Immersion Site, and the program’s mission and vision, and

  • Adhere to Wraparound practices and philosophy.

Position Requirements:

The Wraparound Substance Abuse Coordinator will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related human service field,

  • Have five (5) years of supervised experience in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related human service field,

  • Preferably have a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification,

  • Possess a strong background in dealing with adults and youth with substance abuse issues.


To learn more about Bethany for Children & Families’ Wraparound program, visit our website at www.bethany-qc.org. Click on Services, Child Welfare Services, then Wraparound.

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


EOE

WRAPAROUND THERAPIST

FULL-TIME

Bethany for Children & Families has a need for a Therapist to work in our Wraparound Services program.  Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor (Associate Director) and the Wraparound Services Supervisor, the Wraparound Therapist provides individual and family therapy to clients in the Wraparound program with a key focus on substance abuse. The Wraparound Therapist is part of a team that works intensively with the child and family members to address critical behavioral problems and tries to stabilize the home environment so that the family can remain together. The Wraparound Therapist serves as a collaborator and liaison to the Rock Island Immersion Site agencies and other mental health programs. Additionally, the Wraparound Therapist completes all necessary documentation in accordance with agency and immersion site guidelines.

Position Available: August 1, 2020

Contact Person: Quincy Davis

Email Resume to: qdavis@bethany-qc.org

Position Specifics:

 

The Wraparound Therapist will:

 

  • Provide appropriate therapeutic services and interventions based on specific needs of the client and family with a major focus on substance abuse,

  • Actively participate/collaborate in child and family team meetings for ultimate mental health diagnosis of clients,

  • Provide accurate and on time flex fund billing procedures,

  • Consult and serve as a liaison with all immersion site agencies, and other mental health programs and services to evaluate community health needs and services,

  • Educate child and family team members on needs of specific client’s mental health population,

  • Advocate for clients,

  • Participate in development of facilitation and treatment plans,

  • Keep detailed, accurate and complete documentation,

  • Be sensitive and responsive to the cultural differences among the immersion site agency’s client population,

  • Participate in the quality improvement plan for the Wraparound Services program, and

  • Take on special projects or additional duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor (Associate Director) or Wraparound Services Supervisor.

Position Requirements:

The Wraparound Therapist will have:

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work or Clinical Psychology,

  • Experience working in Wraparound (preferred, but not required),

  • Three (3) years of experience working with crisis management and intervention, and

  • Three (3) years of experience conducting individual therapy sessions with high-risk populations.

To learn more about Bethany’s Wraparound Services program, go to www.bethany-qc.org, click on Services, Child Welfare Services, then Wraparound.

 

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

EOE

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

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

Bethany for Children & Families has an immediate, full-time opening for an Intact Family Services Program Supervisor. The Intact Program serves families involved with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services 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 Master’s Degree in social work or related field and two years of relevant supervisory 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 direct case management supervision and support to Intact case managers, ensuring compliance with DCFS and program polices, monitoring of service provision, quality assurance, and working collaboratively within a team environment. The position will also require some direct case management responsibilities. The position will serve Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Knox, Henderson, and Warren counties in Illinois. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and week-ends.

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 insurance are also offered.

 

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


EOE

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

FULL-TIME | DAVENPORT, IOWA

Date Position will be Available: July 15, 2020
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: July 10, 2020

Bethany for Children & Families has multiple full time openings to provide accounting and human resource support to different functions of our Business Office including accounts receivable, accounts payable and human resources. The Accounting Specialist is an administrative position.


Applicants must possess strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and work independently, be extremely detail-oriented, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have computerized accounting experience; SAGE 100 preferred.

Performance Objectives:
 Generates and maintains monthly program invoices. Carry out billing and collection activities according to specific deadlines.
 Prepares cash deposit sheets as needed.
 Performs duties associated with supporting the human resource functions of the agency. These tasks shall include, but are not limited to, collection and review of monthly attendance sheets, making sure valid copies of employees’ driver licenses and proof of vehicle insurance are on file, posting employment ads and sending out decline letters to applicants not offered positions, and keeping the resume database
up to date.
 Maintains active lease/rental/maintenance agreements.
 Maintains agency driver’s license and auto insurance verification system.
 Maintains agency’s fixed asset inventory listing.
 Assist Accounting Supervisor in reconciling advanced payments and Foster Care payments.
 Assist CFO with monthly salary allocations.
 Data collection and prepare monthly metrics as designated by CFO.
 Assist in annual budget preparations.
 Assist with month end closing, year-end closing and annual financial audit.
 Assist fellow Accounting Specialists in accounts payable role as needed.
 Shall perform and carry out all other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


The Accounting Specialist shall:

 Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance, or business related field or equivalent work experience.
 Possess a working knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping and the use of a personal computer, and computerized accounting applications; preferably SAGE 100 accounting software.
 Have the ability to provide own transportation in performing job requirements, including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.
 Be able to demonstrate an 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.
 Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
 Be extremely detail-oriented, possess strong organizational skills, and have the ability to work independently and multi-task.
 Be flexible in responding to agency/job requirements outside of normal business hours.
 Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.
 Have 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.
 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 and clearance from the Illinois CANTS and Iowa Registry.
 Be committed to the agency’s vision, mission, philosophy, structure and goals, and be a positive influence for the agency while working with staff in the financial areas.


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, PO Box 697, Moline, Illinois, 61266-0697, or email to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

 

EOE

THERAPIST (Mental Health) Multiple positions due to Program Expansion

FULL-TIME | DAVENPORT and NORTH SCOTT School Districts

Bethany for Children & Families is planning ahead for the 2020-2021 school year and due to program expansion, we are looking to fill multiple school-based Therapist positions. Therapists will be assigned to work in a designated school in the North Scott, Davenport, and surrounding community 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.

EOE

LICENSED DENTAL HYGIENISTS

SUB-CONTRACT

Position Available: Immediately
Contact Person: Evena Wash
Email Resume to: ewash@bethany-qc.org
Position Requirements: Immediate opening for an Illinois and Iowa licensed Hygienist to provide dental education and preventive dental care to students on state-of-the-art Give Kids a Smile dental bus serving the Quad-Cities and surrounding area. Availability Monday-Thursday. Reimbursement rate is $30.00 per hour.


EOE

LICENSED ILLINOIS & IOWA DENTISTS

SUB-CONTRACT

Position Available: Immediately
Contact Person: Evena Wash
Email Resume to: ewash@bethany-qc.org
Position Requirements: Immediate opening for Illinois and Iowa licensed Dentists to provide exams to students on state-of-the-art Give Kids a Smile dental bus serving the Quad-Cities and surrounding area. Availability Monday-Thursday. Reimbursement rate is $60.00 per hour.

EOE

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1830 6th Ave
Moline, IL 61265
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2195 E 53rd St
Davenport, IA 52807
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Galesburg, IL 61401

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Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-6473

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Carbon Cliff, IL 61239
(309) 796-9000

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Kewanee, IL 61443
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