2300 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Ste. 140, Dayton, OH 45417 info@agapeforyouth.com 937-439-4406

Youth Specialist – Cincinnati

Agape for Youth, Inc. is seeking to hire a full-time Youth Specialist for our Cincinnati office to provide case management and supportive services for youth and foster families.


Qualifications Include:

  • Current licensure or license eligible as an LSW, LISW, LPC or LPCC is required.
  • Must complete the ODJFS Adoption Assessor training (ODJFS 5101:2-1-01, ODJFS 5101:2-48-06) within 6 months of employment.
  • Effective verbal and written skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word.
  • Driver’s License is required


 Duties Include:

  • Provide case management, crisis intervention, and supportive services to foster youth and their families.
  • Visit with youth and foster parents in placement at least once a week.
  • Attend all school meetings for assigned youth; i.e. Individual Educational Plans (IEP), Multi-Factor Evaluations (MFE), Suspension, Expulsion, or Education Team meetings.
  • Attend Semi-Annual Administrative Reviews (SAR) for all assigned youth.
  • Coordinate and be a part of all Treatment Team meetings of assigned youth.
  • Conduct all initial placements of youth coming into the program.
  • Assist in permanency planning for youth in placement.
  • Complete incident reports, monthly reports and treatment goals on behalf of the youth in placement for the custodial agencies.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Licensing and Supervision to keep foster parent homes in compliance; i.e. Annual Reviews, re-certification, change in home, compliance reviews.
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Assume on-call phone duty on a rotating basis.
  • Complete 30 hours of professional training per year.


Benefits include:

Medical and Dental Coverage

401K after one year of employment


Please send resumes to Molly Fordyce at mfordyce@agapeforyouth.com