Career Opportunities

Oesterlen Services for Youth is an equal opportunity employer. The following positions are currently vacant. Please send letter of application interest and resume to the person listed below each position, or 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.
(Positions remain open until filled)


Therapeutic Foster Parent:  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. For further information or to begin application and licensure process contact Diane Stupp at, Coordinator of Foster Care 

Full Time Residential Youth Leaders: Seeking full-time Youth Leaders for duty in a residential treatment cottage serving severely emotionally disturbed youth, ages 12-18. Duties include crisis intervention, physical management of residents, and implementing decisions and goals for treatment made by a multi-disciplinary treatment team. College work required; Childcare or youth leader experience preferred. Non-smoking facility. Send resume and cover letter to Oesterlen Services for Youth, 1918 Mechanicsburg Road, Springfield, Oh 45503 Attn. Renee Jackson, HR and Finance Specialist or send resume and cover letter to

HOUSE PARENTS WANTEDOesterlen Services For Youth, Inc. is searching for live-in house parents to provide 24-hour crisis respite services to youth in need of a safe place to be for up to 14 days.  The qualified parents will have a strong background in working with at risk youth who may also have developmental delays; youth who are involved with the juvenile justice system and/or may have a severe mental health impairment. Foster Care licensure preferred. Housing and salary along with a full-time benefits package is included. Please send resume to Mary Buhrmaster, Wraparound Coordinator at or to Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc. 1918 Mechanicsburg Road, Springfield, Ohio 45503, Attn:  Mary Buhrmaster, Wraparound Coordinator. Position will be open no later than January 1, 2014.