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Open Positions at Ecker Center as of October 1, 2015


To apply for an open position, please email resume and cover letter to: or you may send your resume to Human Resources at:  Ecker Center for Mental Health,  1845 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL  60123. No phone calls please


Consumer Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) – PT, Community Support Team (CST) Position available. Connect clients to resources and services, maintain ongoing involvement with clients to promote stabilization in their community, assist in developing natural community supports, and in recapturing their daily living skills. Provide individual counseling and group work, and advocate for clients as needed. Provide accurate, quality and timely documentation.

Qualifications: CRSS certification, knowledge of how to coordinate and integrate delivery of services, ability to administer CPR and emergency first aid. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and automobile. Pay rate: $15.00 hourly.  Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 16 hour workweek.


Mental Health Professional – PT Multiple positions available. Provide rehabilitation services, contribute to and develop treatment plans and manage crisis for all residential clients. Handle referrals and discharges for residential services. Assist clients in obtaining/maintaining entitlements. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service Field or five years’ experience in Mental Health field. Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, and to administer CPR.  Must have valid Illinois driver’s license, auto insurance and automobile. Please specify which schedule is of interest.


SAP: Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (18 hours weekly)

SRP: Sunday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. (16 hours)

                            Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, age, disability, religion, sex, national origin/ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other legally protected status.