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Although IDES offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial’ Day holiday, you can still certify and apply for benefits and access other online resources! Please also note that benefit payments may take longer to process during this time. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 30th.

Rockford-DCFS on the Spot Hiring Event

Hiring Event
The Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) is excited to invite you to our one-of-a kind hiring event. Eligible applicants will leave with ON-SITE conditional offers of employment! DCFS will be hiring on-the-spot for the following positions: • Child Protection Specialist • Child Welfare Specialist • Child Protection Trainee • Child Welfare Trainee. ALL Candidates Must Bring the Following: A copy of their resume (printed) A valid driver’s license Social security card or a valid passport Legible copy of official college transcript A voided check If you have further questions, please email the Office of Employee Services recruiters at
Monday, June 5, 2023
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM CDT
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
  • 200 South Bell School Rd
  • Rockford, IL 61108