Employment Opportunities

Oesterlen Services for Youth is an equal opportunity employer. The following positions are currently vacant.

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In your email, include a letter of application interest and resume. You may apply in person at the Administration Building Receptionist’s Office, 1918 Mechanicsburg Road, Springfield, OH 45503, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Online Application

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Therapeutic Foster Parent

Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc. is seeking Therapeutic Foster Parents. Work in your own home as you provide therapeutic foster parent services to one or two children. Home licensure guidance and complete training are provided. Foster parents are supported by the extensive child and mental health care resources of Oesterlen. Contact Emily Blanford, (eblanford@oesterlen.org) Director of Treatment Foster Care, with questions. For a complete job description, please see Treatment Foster Parent.

Treatment Foster Care Administrative Assistant

Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc. is seeking a Treatment Foster Care Administrative Assistant to provide clerical services to support the implementation and maintenance of Oesterlen’s high-quality Treatment Foster Care programming. The position requires general knowledge of the procedures necessary to provide clinical support services to children and adolescents. Contact Emily Blanford, (eblanford@oesterlen.org) Director of Treatment Foster Care, with questions. For a complete job description, please see Treatment Foster Care Administrative Assistant.

Treatment Foster Care/Independent Living Case Manager

Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc. is seeking a Treatment Foster Care/Independent Living Case Manager. The Case Manager will work with the Coordinator in all aspects of the Treatment Foster Care program, as well as a similar process for Independent Living.  These programs are based upon the recognition that multi-problem children and youth have a wide range of needs not always adequately met by traditional residential programs alone.  Such alternate living programs are essential for youth at either end of the treatment continuum, that is, prior to or after residential treatment. Contact Emily Blanford, (eblanford@oesterlen.org) Director of Treatment Foster Care, with questions. For a complete job description, please see Treatment Foster Care/Independent Living Case Manager.

Professional Development Coordinator

Oesterlen is seeking a full-time Professional Development Coordinator to Develop and coordinate institutional professional development programs and events and facilitate the development and delivery of workshops that serve the professional, educational, and training needs of the agency; provide resource materials to staff and clients; and monitor professional development budgets.s. For more information please contact, Chief Operating Officer, Mark Derr, at 937-398-0242 or email mderr@oesterlen.org. For a complete job description, please see Professional Development Coordinator.

Brooker Community Counseling Center Therapist

Oesterlen Services For Youth Inc. is seeking a full-time Brooker Community Counseling Center Therapist. A Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or marriage and family therapy is preferred.  Individuals should have an LSW, LISW, LPC, LPCC, MFT, or IMFT and possess a passion for providing mental health assessment and treatment to community-based youth and their families. Tuition Reimbursement opportunity. This position requires skills in individual, group, and family therapy and also essential skills in collaborating with community organizations and systems. This position has flexible work schedule options and is in the “no on-call” status. A $2,500 sign-on bonus is available after completing the probation period. The salary range is $38,000-$64,000. For more information, contact Chief Operating Officer Mark Derr at 937-398-0242 or email mderr@oesterlen.org.

Residential Job Descriptions

We are seeking enthusiastic active adults (21 and older), who have a passion for building up our youth, to join our residential team. Training provided. Wages and benefits are competitive. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check (non-violent offenses will be viewed on a case-by-case basis).  MHTs are also required to pass a physical abilities test to ensure the individual is physically capable of performing a successful physical restraint and has the stamina and endurance to be physically active over an eight-hour work shift.

Residential Therapist (non-union position)

Oesterlen Services For Youth Inc., is seeking full-time Mental Health Therapists (LSW, LISW, LPC, LPCC, MFT, IMFT) with a passion for working with residential youths ages 12-20 and their families. Therapists must be willing to facilitate individual, group, and family therapy. $2,500 sign-on bonus after completing the probation period. We are searching for therapists who can lead a multi-disciplinary treatment team and has the passion and compassion to work with youth with behavioral challenges. For more information, contact Chief Operating Officer Mark Derr at 937-398-0242 or email mderr@oesterlen.org.

Mental Health Tech (MHT) (union position)

Oesterlen Services For Youth Inc., has several openings for full-time and part-time positions for our residential program for youth. We are searching for someone who can serve as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team and has the passion and compassion to work with youth with behavioral challenges. Minimum requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent and must be 21 years of age or older. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field preferred.  MHTs are a crucial component of our treatment team, as they work with the youth daily to help them build self-esteem, assist in problem-solving, and help teach youth to better manage their emotions. MHTs are responsible for engaging with youth in activities, providing structure, and maintaining a safe treatment environment. For more information, contact Chief Operating Officer Mark Derr at 937-398-0242 or email mderr@oesterlen.org.

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