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Children’s Home Association of Illinois

Peoria, IL, US

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About Children’s Home Association of Illinois (CHAIL):
CHAIL is a youth, family, and community focused 501(c)(3) organization with multiple locations and 450 staff, located in Peoria, IL. For over 157 years CHAIL has been helping the kids and families who need it most. Children’s Home Association of Illinois (CHAIL) is the largest social service agency for youth and families in downstate Illinois. The services we provide don’t just impact the individual child, they create positive ripple effects within their immediate family, neighborhood, community, and world by providing an opportunity to thrive.

Here at CHAIL, employees experience a “People First - Culture of Care” working atmosphere. From the most tenured staff to the newest team member, everyone is welcomed into a community that prioritizes diversity, equity, wellness, belonging, and good health. Starting with our CEO/President and migrating to every employee, this agency takes pride in taking care of each other. We believe if our employees are cared for, they can better live out the mission of the agency which is to help the kids and families who need it most. By putting our people first at CHAIL, they have the opportunity to share their expertise, talents, and passions with clients as they are changing the lives of the kids who will change the world. Our employees at CHAIL will tell you that they love working for the agency because they love what the agency does!

About the position:

Intact Child Welfare Specialists provide in-home individual and family counseling to families involved with the Department of Children and Family Services. Intact Services is an intensive program designed to prevent the removal of vulnerable children from their caregivers. The Intact CWS has full case management responsibility and coordinates service through collaterals and in-house programs, as well as providing support and direct service intervention for clients. The position requires strong assessment abilities and the ability to appropriately advocate for clients within the DCFS and Court systems, and with service providers. In addition, the position requires familiarity with community resources.

$49,795.20 To 49,795.20
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Nonprofit/NGO