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. 

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 must also be able to work some evening hours. LCPC or LCSW a plus. 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES (ERS) PROFESSIONAL:  Tazwood Center for Wellness is currently seeking a full time Emergency Response Services (ERS) professional to serve clients in crisis and acute behavioral health situations by phone or in person.  Our ERS staff serve those in need throughout Tazewell and Woodford Counties, as well as other surrounding communities.  Our ERS staff make a difference to many who use our services.  We are just a phone call away 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If the words like compassionate, independent, reliable, responsive, flexible, and helpful describe you, we encourage you to apply.  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 is 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.