Keeping children safe, strengthening families, and building healthy communities since 1899.

Employment

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 drive the agency to meet and respond to the needs of children and families in our community.

Employees who work 20 or more hours per week are offered basic benefits, which include a generous vacation and sick day policy, ten paid holidays, and an opportunity to enroll in dental insurance and a flexible spending account. Employees who work 30 or more hours per week are offered the same, plus health insurance with employer contributions to the flexible spending account. All eligible employees are able to participate in a 403(b) Thrift savings plan. The agency contributes 8% of an employee’s earnings to the investment account(s) of the employee’s choice.

Bethany is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, or veteran status.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS OFFICE

ApplyVICE PRESIDENT/CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) – FULL-TIME

Bethany for Children & Families has a current opening for a Vice President/CFO to work out of our Moline office.

The Vice President/CFO is a management position, reporting directly to the President/CEO. The Vice President/CFO provides leadership, supervision and management oversight of the financial business, personnel services and facilities and equipment of the agency. This position may be a member of the agency Management Team. As such, the incumbent is expected to attend and participate in the monthly Management Team meetings, present service descriptions to the Board of Directors, and attend the annual Family Awards event.

Performance Objectives:

  • Provide leadership by working with the management team in formulating and delivering the objectives of the strategic plan, and in developing and implementing policies and procedures for the agency.
  • Ensure the financial health of the agency by:
    • Formulating and monitoring the agency budget.
    • Developing and reviewing all financial statements prior to distribution.
    • Collecting,compiling and preparing reports or other requirements for management, Board, governmental contracts, foundation gifts, United Way and other funders.
    • Ensuring that appropriate accounting standards are followed.
    • Ensuring that all billing is accurate and issued on a timely basis.
    • Processing and coordinating all property and capital transactions in a timely manner.
    • Reviewing and reporting to the Board on the activities of the Trust.
    • Assisting the President, other vice presidents, directors and supervisors with budget development, analysis, projections, and other reports as required.
    • Ensuring that all funds are deposited in a timely manner.
    • Obtaining a clean annual audit and management letter.
    • Coordinate the Risk Management activities of the agency.
  • Improve the operations of the agency by:
    • Ensuring that all personnel standards and legal requirements are met.
    • Developing appropriate personnel, facility, and financial policies and procedures.
    • Directing and supervising all finance, facilities, and personnel staff assigned.
    • Ensuring that all facilities and grounds are in good repair and meet all legal requirements.
    • Keeping abreast of professional trends through a review of literature and attendance at professional meetings and workshops.
    • Ensuring that all equipment is in good operating condition.

Job Performance Dimensions

  • Interpersonal Relations:  Is able to maintain harmonious working relationships with others, both internal and external to the agency.
  • Planning and Organizing:  Is able to set priorities and establish schedules necessary to perform job within acceptable time frames.
  • Team Work: Is able to work with others to achieve common goals and to contribute to a positive, productive working environment.
  • Adaptability:  Is able to work effectively under changing conditions.
  • Professionalism:  Is able to represent Bethany in a positive manner both inside and outside the agency; dresses and carries self in an appropriate manner.
  • Initiative:  Is able to use and seek out existing and new resources; is able to perform without constant supervision.
  • Supervisory Relationship:  Is able to maintain an appropriate relationship with supervisor to facilitate flow of information and implementation of decisions.
  • Verbal and Written Communication and Presentation Skills:  Is able to express self in a clear, articulate manner; timely submission of all reports.
  • Job Knowledge:  Is able to apply specific job knowledge.
  • Cultural Awareness: Demonstrates sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.

Qualifications:
The Vice President/Chief Financial Officer shall have:

  • A Masters degree in Business Administration or a related field, or a CPA.
  • At least five (5) years experience in an accounting position, preferably in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Experience in management.
  • Knowledge of basic personnel law.
  • Knowledge of computers and accounting applications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.
  • 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 and Iowa Registry, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or e-mail to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

EOE

 

ApplyCHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST  –  FULL-TIME

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 and manage a workload which involves decision-making and accountability, using time in an organized and structured manner and maintaining a flexible schedule.

Position Requirements:
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.  A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field plus two years of child welfare experience is required.  The Child Welfare Specialist  must have the ability to provide his/her own transportation in performing job requirements, including providing proof of a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.  Further position requirements include effective written and oral communication and good computer skills.

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.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or e-mail to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

EOE

 

ApplyWRAPAROUND SERVICE COORDINATOR – FULL-TIME

Date Position will be Available: 11/15/2017
Salary: Negotiated

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or education, depending on the specific service field.
  • Minimum of three years in social service work or related area.
  • Ability to provide own transportation in performing job requirements, including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.
  • Ability to assess, develop, and execute agency and program goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work within a team framework, contributing to and supporting established agency decisions, processes, procedures, and policies.
  • Sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.
  • 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 and Iowa Registry, and certification as a driver of children by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Position Specifics:

  • Provide targeted support services and child-centered Systems of Care (SOC). SOC coordinates mental health and community services with the needs of children and families impacted by trauma by preventing out-of-home placements and encircling families with support and resources.

Visit our website at www.bethany-qc.org for a complete description of our Wraparound program. Click on Services, Child Welfare Services, then Wraparound.

Last day to receive applications: 11/12/2017 – Bethany for Children & Families, c/o Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266.

 


DAVENPORT, IOWA OFFICE 

No positions available at this time.

 


MUSCATINE, IOWA OFFICE

ApplySCHOOL-BASED THERAPIST  –  FULL-TIME

Due to program expansion, we are in need of filling a full-time, School-Based Therapist position in the Muscatine School District to begin in the fall of 2017. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, a minimum of 2 years post-master’s therapy experience and have an independent Iowa license (LISW or LMHC required). Experience with counseling children and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team also required.

Candidate must possess excellent public relations skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, prior experience facilitating groups and the ability to work independently.

The Therapist will be responsible for providing services to children and/or families as well as adults and will need to manage a full caseload. Further job duties include:

  • Providing intake/evaluation services as a member of a multi-disciplinary team,
  • Completing intake paperwork,
  • Performing assessments,
  • Collaborating with other Bethany for Children & Families staff and school personnel as needed,
  • Providing individual, family and group therapy, and
  • Managing a full caseload and workload, completing reports in accordance with timelines and adhering to social work practice ethics and COA requirements

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or e-mail to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

EOE

 

ApplyCASE MANAGER – FULL TIME

We are currently looking for a Case Manager to work out of our Muscatine office in our Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) program.  Applicants must have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services or related field, plus 2 years of relevant experience in human services.  Case management experience required.  Experience in skill building services preferred.

Job duties entail working with children, families, and individual adults with a mental health diagnosis.  The goal is to teach them skills they can use in their everyday lives that will reduce their mental health symptoms allowing them to function at a higher level and live more independently.  Skills taught, but not limited to, include anger management, coping, dealing with depression, peer relations, problem solving, stress management, and independent living skills.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or e-mail to ghagen@bethany-qc.org.

EOE


CLINTON, IOWA OFFICE

 

ApplyTHERAPIST – PART TIME  (with potential to move to full-time)

Due to program expansion, we are in need of filling an office-based Therapist position.  Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Therapy or related human service field from an accredited program with independent licensure in the State of Iowa and at least 2 years of post-graduate experience counseling children and families.  LISW or LMHC required.  Candidates must possess excellent public relations skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, prior experience facilitating groups and the ability to work independently.

Position Specifics: Therapist will be responsible for providing services to children and/or families, as well as adults and will need to manage a caseload. Therapist will also do the following:

  • Provide intake/evaluation services as member of multi-disciplinary team
  • Complete intake paperwork
  • Assessment
  • Collaboration with other Bethany for Children & Families staff and school personnel as needed.
  • Provide individual, family, and group therapy
  • Manage a caseload and the workload, completing reports in accordance with the timeline and adhering to social work practice ethics and COA requirements.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, P.O. Box 697, Moline, Illinois 61266-0697 or e-mail to ghagen@bethany-qc.org


SUB-CONTRACT

Licensed Dental Hygienist

Position Available: September
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. Reimbursement rate is $30.00 per hour.

EOE

Licensed Iowa & Illinois Dentist

Position Available: Immediately
Contact Person: Mary Ann McLeod
Email Resume to: mmcleod@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-City and surrounding area. Reimbursement rate is $100.00 per hour.

EOE

Contact Information

Gretchen Hagen
Human Resources Manager
(309) 736-6648
ghagen@bethany-qc.org

 

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