Lorain County Children Services


"Doing the right things right, the first time, on time, every time, one child at a time."

Human Resources

Caseworker Job Description

We are currently accepting applications!

     Enjoy working with children and their families?  We’re looking for caseworkers that can assess risk to children and develop and implement case plans that assure protection and lead to permanency. 

     Must have the ability to work in a team environment, provide casework counseling and arrange for emergency support services and/or placements.  Master’s degree in social work (MSW or MSSA) and LISW eligible required.  Experience with Microsoft Word/Office preferred.  Competitive salary with excellent benefits. 

     Lorain County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities.  All qualified applicants as a condition of employment must present themselves drug-free and submit to a drug screening. 

Apply today!

Please complete the application (Word Format or PDF format) and forward the application and your resume to:

LORAIN COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES,

226 Middle Avenue

Elyria OH  44035

or email

HR@childrenservices.org

 Lorain County Children Services values the cultural diversity of our community and work environment.

Employment Fact Sheet

The starting salary range for a caseworker is $40K to $55K depending on experience and degree.

Lorain County Children Services offers excellent fringe benefits including:

  • Medical insurance including vision, dental and prescription drug plan
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • 14 paid holidays
  • 4 personal days
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid career development opportunities
  • Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • 10% salary bonus for bi-lingual skills
  • Lorain County Children Service employees are represented by UAW Local #2192

Lorain County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. All qualified applicants, as a condition of employment must; present themselves drug-free and submit to drug screening, successfully complete a criminal background check and obtain and maintain insurability under the county driver risk management plan.

Minimum qualifications for caseworkers

  • Master’s degree in social work, LISW eligible
  • Clear criminal history
  • Valid Driver’s license, personal vehicle you are willing to utilize for agency business and proper insurance