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.

Please, send your resume to EEvangelista@fsaelgin.org