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Open Positions at Ecker Center as of July 30, 2014


Residential Coordinator FT SAP Position available. Position is 75% administrative and 25% direct service with on-call responsibilities. Provide supervision and clinical oversight for staff to ensure daily operations of apartments run smoothly. Complete counseling, crisis intervention, and clinical documentation as needed. Qualifications: Master’s degree and experience working with mentally ill adults, LCPC/LCSW. Supervisory experience in residential care a plus. Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. with some flexibility; evenings/weekends as needed. 

Administrative Support Specialist – Bilingual, FT Position available. Answer switchboard, transfer calls, assist clients with paperwork, schedule appointments and other general office duties.  Qualifications:  One year of telephone operating and data entry experience.  Must be bilingual (Spanish).  Must have good phone skills, be courteous, have clear diction and proper pronunciation skills, and enjoy working with the public.  Accurate typing skills, and proficiency in MS Word, Excel and other computer programs.  Hours: Monday–Thursday, 11:00 a.m. –7:00 p.m., Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with 1 Friday monthly until 7:00 p.m.

Emergency Therapist – FT, PEP Position available. Provide emergency assessments and crisis intervention to adults and children at hospital emergency department in Elgin.  Arrange psychiatric hospitalization and referrals as necessary. Qualifications:  Masters degree in social services, social work or counseling required. Hours: 34.5 hour workweek: Saturday 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight, Sunday 12:00 midnight – 10:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, Monday 12:00 midnight – 10:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. to 12:00 midnight, Tuesday 12:00 midnight – 10:30 a.m.

Mental Health Professional – Part Time & Pool, 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: Bachelors 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. 

SRPPT - Hours: Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. (8 hours weekly)

SRPPool - Hours: no set hours, fill available shifts as needed

No phone calls please. To apply for an open position, please send your resume to Human Resources at:


Ecker Center for Mental Health
Attn: Human Resources
1845 Grandstand Place
Elgin, IL 60123

You may also come in to complete an employment application.

The Ecker Center for Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.