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.

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

FULL-TIME | MOLINE, ILLINOIS

Date Available: November 18, 2019
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019

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

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: November 24, 2019

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

SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST

FULL-TIME | DAVENPORT, IOWA AND MUSCATINE, IOWA

Bethany for Children & Families has current openings for School-Based, Mental Health Therapists to work in the Davenport, Iowa and Muscatine, Iowa School Districts beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.


Date Available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: November 24, 2019

Position Requirements:
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling,
Therapy or related human service field from an accredited program with licensure in the State of Iowa and at least 2 years of post-graduate experience counseling children and families. LMSW or temp-LMHC accepted. LISW or LMHC preferred. Candidates must possess excellent public relations skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, prior experience facilitating groups and the ability to work independently.

 Knowledge of Medicaid regulations, Council on Accreditation standards, and state regulations and requirements related to the practice of therapy.
 Ability to efficiently assess clients’ functioning, and to develop and formulate an effective treatment plan for each client based on the originating assessment.
 Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team framework, contributing to and supporting team decisions, processes, procedures, and policies as established.
 Transportation to perform job requirements, including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.

 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.
 Maintain a flexible schedule in response to program needs or caseload assignments.
 Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
 Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the
community.
 Be able to physically attend to children who are experiencing difficulties.


Position Specifics:

 Assessing the need(s) of the client.
 Developing, implementing, and monitoring the client treatment plan for each client consistent with the program plan of the specified program.
 Facilitating appropriate therapy services on a regular basis for each client consistent with the client treatment plan.
 Meeting regularly with the Program Supervisor for oversight, direction, and clinical review of current caseload.
 Continuing to develop educational and growth opportunities by
attending appropriate trainings within the agency’s policy framework
and with the approval of his/her supervisor.
 Assuring quality service through meeting regularly with his/her
supervisor to review specific case progress in relationship to the
treatment plan.
 Complying with all rules, regulations, codes, and legal requirements that are assigned by the various licensing and accreditation entities.
 Maintaining case records and all required data and reports as dictated by specific program requirements, and filing all necessary reports in a timely manner.
 Providing training and consultation to other staff members and service colleagues through in-service trainings and consultation.
 Maintains positive relationships with all agency staff and all funding
and referral sources through the provision of quality services and
timely responses to questions, concerns, and issues.
 Performs and carrying out all other duties as assigned.

 

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. 

In turn, employees are offered a generous benefits package which includes:
 Health insurance (an option of two plans with employer contributions  to a health savings account, if enrolling in the high deductible health plan)
 Dental insurance
 A 403(b) Thrift retirement plan with an 8% employer-contribution rate upon meeting eligibility requirements
 Paid-time-off days in addition to all school holidays and summer breaks.

 

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

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

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Bethany for Children & Families serves the Quad Cities and surrounding areas.

MOLINE
1830 6th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 797-7700

DAVENPORT
1202 W 3rd Street
Davenport, IA 52802
(563) 324-9169

GALESBURG

311 E Main St Ste 218B
Galesburg, IL 61401

(309) 797-7700

MAQUOKETA
115 S 2nd Street #6
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-6473

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Carbon Cliff, IL 61239
(309) 796-9000

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101 S Chestnut Street
Kewanee, IL 61443
(309) 797-7700

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