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Youth and Family Support Specialist 1695776

Company: Camelot Care Center of IL
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Youth and Family Support Specialist
Looking to do meaningful work helping others in the community as a Youth and Family Support Specialist?
Camelot Care Centers, part of Pathways one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services, is in search of a compassionate, caring, growth-minded Youth and Family Support Specialist.
For your passion and dedication as a Youth and Family Support Specialist, we offer paid training, career advancement opportunities, medical/dental/vision, PTO, paid holidays, and much, much more (read below)! We realize that your growth is paramount to our continued reputation of quality and service excellence, so we are ready to invest in YOU from day one!
About your Role: Works with families of children with a severe emotional disturbance by facilitating a planning process that is family centered, community oriented, strengths-based and highly individualized. Spends approx. 85% or more of time independently providing direct service and related duties such as counseling, mentoring, linkage and referral services as delineated on the treatment plan with assigned children and families.
Does the Following Apply to You?

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology or other human service related field. Will consider highly experienced individuals.
  • Experience working with and/or awareness of unique needs of high-risk youth
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous mentor experience desired
  • Excellent planning, organizing and writing skills
  • Knowledge of local resources for educational/vocational, recreational resources and for counseling/therapy for youth
  • Understanding of and experience working with the various faith traditions within the community
  • Must have an insured vehicle, excellent driving record, and valid State Drivers License (In good standing). Perks for working Full time at Pathways :
    • 401 K Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid Vacation days that increase with tenure after the first year!
    • Separate Paid Sick leave that rolls over each year
    • Paid Holidays
    • Opportunities for advancement in our national company! As we grow, you grow with us!
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Perks @ Pathways (student loan refinancing, pet insurance, Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event discounts)
      If you're #readytowork Camelot Care Centers is #readytohire!
      Not the job youre looking for? Camelot Care Centers has a variety of positions in various locations; please go to
      To Learn More About Us: Pathways @ Camelot Care Centers @

      Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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      Job Industries
      • Healthcare

Keywords: Camelot Care Center of IL, Springfield , Youth and Family Support Specialist 1695776, IT / Software / Systems , Springfield, Illinois

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