Employment Opportunities

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

Apply for a Postion

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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

To Apply Online, Please follow this link! Click Here for Online Application

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) Coordinator of Foster Care, with questions. For a complete job description, please see Treatment Foster Parent


Oesterlen Services for Youth Inc., is seeking a full-time Mental Health Therapist with a passion for helping troubled youths ages 4-18 and families. Oesterlen requires the individual to have a bachelor’s degree, be a licensed social worker (or eligible to be licensed) and one year of individual, group, or family therapy experience. Prefer Independent license. For a complete job description, please see this link: Brooker Counseling Center Therapist

Youth Leader

Oesterlen Services for Youth Inc., is seeking a full-time Youth Leader to join their organization. They are looking for someone who can serve as a member of a multi-disciplined treatment team, which provides 24-hour residential care to emotionally troubled clients. Oesterlen requires the individual to have a High School Diploma or equivalent, to be 21 years of age, have atleast one year of child care experience and successfully complete an approved Basic Child Care course within the first year of their employment. Youth Leaders 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.  For a complete job description, please see: Youth Leader

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