Career Opportunities!

We are constantly looking for talented and passionate individuals who are willing to make a difference in the lives of the people of the Greater Elgin Area.

Come join a company with 85 years of experience in serving its community. Family Service Association of Greater Elgin (FSA) offers a workplace in which you can find your potential and attend to your professional ethics. Due to receiving a grant from the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation to expand our School Based Mental Health Program, we have several positions now open in our agency.

Clinical (90%) Direct Service Expectations
  1. Family Support Services Worker provides in-home Family Support Services and individual community support services to the severely emotionally disturbed population and their families.
  2. Work in a team approach model with the Case Manager/Therapist, Family Support Service Coordinator, client’s family, and client.
  3. Provide for a minimum average of 9 hours a week of direct service to clients.
  4. Provide individual community support services, supervision, recreation, education, behavioral modification, and any other specified therapeutic activity as described in the Individual Treatment Plan as indicated by the Case Manager/Therapist.
  5. Responsible for information gathering from the Parent(s)/Guardian and the Therapist/Case Manager.
  6. Communicate with client’s parent(s)/guardians, the Therapist/Case Manager, and Family Support Service Coordinator of any significant information in regards to the client.
  7. In the event of a crisis or emergency situation when the client is already with the Family Support Services Worker, the Family Support Services Worker will continue to provide services until the client is again safe/stable, the parent/guardian relieves the support worker, or other qualified professional (SASS worker, doctor, police, ect) relieves the support worker. This may require working past the scheduled time.
  8. Support Workers will adhere to all the agency policies, guidelines, and deadlines for interventions and paperwork for each case.
  9. Responsible for incidental business related travel.
  10. As per Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area all Family Support Workers will adhere to the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) when providing services.
  11. All Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area will maintain the client’s confidentially.
Supervision (5%)
  1. Contact the Family Support Service Coordinator to discuss client concerns, incidents, or crisis.
  2. Schedule and complete one hour of supervision month with Family Services Support Coordinator.
  3. Communicate with the Therapist/Case Manager with at least one contact a month or more often if needed/requested.
Administrative (5%)
  1. Communicate with the Therapist/Case Manager with at least one contact a month or more often if needed/requested.
  2. Complete and turn in time sheets every other Tuesday to ensure the Coordinator of the program is able to review and submit to payroll by the following Thursday.
  3. Submit reimbursement paperwork for travel expenses at least monthly.
  4. Complete all other clinical paperwork for cases as needed. This may include Incident Reports when necessary, DCFS reports, and any requested agency reports as well as any other paperwork clinically necessary for maintaining files.
  5. Workers will attend FSS All Staff Meetings every other month.
  6. Must maintain 100,000/300,000/50,000 automobile insurance. Provide documentation that said insurance is current at the required level when requested by the agency.
Other Duties
  1. Assume all other duties as assigned by the Family Support Service Director or the administration. This may include providing training for other staff.
  2. Perform incidental business related travel as needed.
  3. Participate in agency Risk Management and Continuous Quality Improvement activities as requested.
  4. Perform job responsibilities with a positive attitude.
  5. Responsible for promoting collegiality at the workplace by working collaboratively with others.

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We are seeking a motivated, flexible individual that is interested in providing case management, crisis counseling, and therapy to children and adolescents and their families in Elgin area community and schools. This position provides community based services including in-home therapeutic services therefore travel is also required. Must have a good attitude, be willing to work with a diverse population, and be a team player. The ideal candidate would have experience working with children and adolescents with mental health needs and be bilingual in English and Spanish. The candidate must possess at least a Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or another related field. Must be willing to work at least 2 evenings per week.

Must have reliable transportation as there is much travel involved in these positions. Must be a good team player, have the ability to work with people from very diverse backgrounds, be flexible, detailed oriented, and have a positive attitude. Must be able to pass a background check and provide proof of vehicle insurance.

Please, send your resume to if interested.

Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and enthusiastic candidate to be our Director of Therapy Services. The Therapy Service program address the problems and needs associated with youth, adults, and seniors, and their families experiencing emotional disabilities and/or family dysfunction. The purpose of the program is to reduce the negative effects of emotional disabilities on individuals and their families. This may be provided in individual, family, or group settings. The right candidate must be organized, flexible, and have strong leadership qualities.

Must have LCPC or LCSW in Illinois. Some supervisory experience is required. Experience working with children and families is preferable. Must be able to pass an extensive background check.

Please, send your resume to if interested.