Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

Full Time Crisis and Access/Therapist

The Crisis and Access/Therapist will promote accessibility of services to all members of the community and improve the ability of clients to cope with the stresses of their environment and make healthy choices through intake services. The therapist will also be responsible for supporting and stabilizing individuals within the Oak Park/River Forest community whom are experiencing crises. This therapist will be part of a multidisciplinary team providing individual, couples, and/or group therapy to a diverse population. The Crisis Worker/Therapist will work with individuals/families with behavioral, mental and/or emotional problems that may interfere with their daily lives and help develop client and/or family centered therapeutic treatment goals to support client success. Therapy caseload is balanced based on crisis shifts and the needs of the community members.

Full Time Clinical Program Manager for the Youth Team

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director, this position provides supervision and support to agency therapists and case managers, assists with the development of new programs; maintains staff adherence to productivity standards; performs general administrative functions and may assume the duties of the Clinical Director in absence of incumbent. The Manager supports the Thrive Clinical team by ensuring clients and families receive quality clinical services appropriate for their individual/family needs.

Off-Hours Crisis Worker

This is a week-night off-hours Crisis Worker position. This person is a member of the Crisis Team, conducted outside of normal business hours. The purpose of this position is to stabilize individuals in the community experiencing a crisis and promote accessibility of services to all members of the community. The crisis worker will be responsible for: responding within five minutes of the page, arriving to the scene within one hour to requests for crisis intervention by the local police departments, community agencies, schools, and community residents & their family members; assessing, stabilizing, and establishing resolution of the immediate crisis, and developing a plan for client safety & well-being by choosing the least restrictive environment that promotes continued stability for the client. The crisis worker will also advocate for the crisis client by facilitating referrals to hospitals or other treatment facilities and coordinating a smooth and orderly linkage to the appropriate community resources such as shelters, respite, substance abuse treatment centers, etc.


To apply – fax, email or mail your cover letter and resume to:


Thrive Counseling Center
Attn: Angie Kauffmann
120 South Marion St.
Oak Park, IL 60302
Fax: 708-383-7780
Email: akauffmann@thrivecc.org

Assistant Development Director – FULLTIME

Currently seeking a full-time assistant development director to serve as a key member of the development team, managing events, developing and coordinating a cohesive communication and media strategy and assisting with the identification of grants and other funding opportunities from a variety of sources to support Thrive’s mission. This specialist will report to the Development Director and interact regularly with Thrive staff and Board members to achieve fundraising goals and communication outreach goals.

To apply please email John Meister, Executive Director at jmeister@thrivecc.org.

Thrive Counseling Center is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.