Career Opportunities

Tazwood Center for Wellness seeks people who want to make a profound difference in the lives of others.  We seek the following:

PT ADDICTIONS COUNSELOR:  Tazwood Center for Wellness is seeking a part-time Addictions Counselor for our Lincoln, Illinois office.  Primary duties include assessment, treatment planning, group facilitation and individual counseling.  This position will be part of a Drug Court team.  Experience with DUI services is also helpful.

Education required is a Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field; or experience may substitute for education. Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) certification is desirable.  Demonstrated experience and familiarity with DUI services is helpful, as well as the ability to work with a diverse group of clientele, such as consumers, federal probation staff, and many in the justice and legal systems, etc.   

COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST (CASE MANAGER):  We are seeking people who want to make a profound difference in the lives of others.  A full time opportunity is available as the need for our case management and community support services continues to expand.

As a Tazwood Community Support Specialist, you have the opportunity to make a worthwhile difference to our clients.  Our Community Support Specialists work with clients to develop appropriate case plans and goals, and provide on-going assessment and support.  Support is offered by helping clients access and utilize community and treatment services to enhance their quality of life and independence.  Support is also provided by working with clients individually and in groups to identify their skills and abilities to promote personal growth and enhancement of their strengths.  


A bachelor’s degree in a human services related field, valid driver’s license, and able to pass background check/drug screen is required. 

PART-TIME OFFICE SUPPORT:  As a leading healthcare provider of community-based mental health and addiction services, we are seeking a part-time office staff member to help support our programs.  Work will be performed primarily from our Pekin location, but may, at times, require working from our East Peoria office.  Examples of some of the duties include: appropriately answering and returning a high volume of calls, scheduling consumer appointments, entering data into the computer/billing system, maintaining and filing consumer records, assisting consumers as needed, and working cooperatively with agency medical, administrative, and professional staff, etc.  High school diploma or equivalent is required with a minimum of one year of general or medical office experience helpful.  Some evening hours may be necessary.

MENTAL HEALTH THERAPISTS: We have a need for full time (or part-time) Mental Health Therapists to provide mental health services in our Pekin, East Peoria, and/or Eureka office locations. Our services include individual, couples, and group therapy, as well as family mental health therapy to children, adolescents and adults. Qualified candidates who seek a full time or part-time in-office opportunity are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must possess a master’s degree and current relevant licensure. LCPC or LCSW desired. Must also be able to work some evening hours.

FULL-TIME SCHOOL-BASED THERAPISTS:  Candidate will have an opportunity in working with primarily junior high age students (but can also include some younger elementary age students).  The full time licensed Mental Health Therapists will be placed within the school environment to assist staff and students during the 2017-18 school year.  School hours!

DRUG TESTING SPECIMEN COLLECTOR: Tazwood Center for Wellness is seeking a part-time Drug Testing Specimen Collector to work 3 days a week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Bloomington/Normal.  The Collector will be responsible for efficiently and safely obtaining urine samples from clients for the purpose of laboratory drug testing.  Other duties include, but are not limited to: facilitating the collection, processing, and shipping of urine specimens; demonstrating excellent customer service and compassion when interacting with clients and staff; following universal precautions and OSHA standards when handling specimens; strictly adhering to HIPAA guidelines, etc.  High school diploma or equivalent is required with some customer service experience desirable.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES (ERS) PROFESSIONAL:  A full time Emergency Response Services position is available to serve clients in crisis and emergent situations by phone or in person. Willingness and availability to work varying shifts, which could include first, second, or third shifts and possibly some weekends is highly desirable.  Bachelor’s degree in human services related field, good driving record and able to pass background check/drug screen required. 

TO APPLY –  Please send or fax your resume or application to: 3248 Vandever Ave, Pekin IL 61554, fax 309-347-4264, or

Employment Application – With Attachments (May 2014)

Tazwood Center for Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer.