Youth Care Worker Job – Aurora, IL 887

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We are passionate about what we do and delight in providing excellent programs that make permanent, positive changes in the lives of those we serve. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life.


Northern Illinois Academy, a Residential Treatment Facility in Aurora, IL, serves youth ages 6-21 who have major mental health and/or developmental disabilities. Our 87 bed facility is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Position Overview

We are looking for Youth Care Workers/Residential Counselors to provide general supervision of our residents, teach daily living and social skills, implement the daily schedule, assist with behavior management and crisis intervention, supervise group and recreational activities, and oversee all aspects of daily living for the residents.

Immediate full-time openings on 2nd and 3rd shifts. Evenings, weekends, part-time and PRN (as-needed) positions are also available.

Job Requirements
• High School diploma or equivalent. At least two (2) years of college credit is preferred.
• Must be at least 21 years of age.
• Related experience in youth care, human services, child welfare, crisis intervention or similar is preferred.
Compensation & Benefits
• DailyPay – access a portion of your earnings before payday
• Educational Assistance Program
• Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits on the 1st of the month after 30 days
• Company provided Basic Term Life, Long Term Disability and AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
• 401(k) after sixty days - including a company match
• Paid Time Off after ninety days
• Paid Parental Leave


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly employer.
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