Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

Full Time Youth Therapist

The job purpose of the youth therapist is to improve the ability of clients to cope with stresses of their environment and make healthy choices. This position will provide individual, family, and group therapy with clients aged six and up. The position will promote access to services by working at least two weeknights and/or Saturdays and offering a minimum of 14 youth sessions per week and also see adults as needed. Qualifications include: Master’s degree in a related mental health field, treatment skills in the areas of mental health assessment, treatment plan development, and individual and family counseling with youth and adults. Experience working with the Medicaid population and training in IM-CANS, clinical licensure, and past direct clinical experience with youth is preferred.

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.