Full Time Drug Free Counselor

Job description

Pilsen Wellness Center, Inc. is a community-based not-for-profit agency that provides culturally sensitive services to a multicultural population with limited financial resources. The organizations mission has remained providing quality human services to economically disadvantaged children and families. The agency is comprised of five divisions – Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Youth Services, Early Intervention, and Education which are currently supported through 17 different locations.

The Drug Free Program provides outpatient level I and II substance abuse treatment to persons who may also experience domestic violence or possess an open DCFS case file, a court mandate, or are employer or self-referred.

We are seeking a highly motivated Bilingual Drug-Free Counselor to join our Drug Free Program located at 3113 West Cermak Road Chicago, Illinois 60623.

The work schedule available is: Monday- Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

Responsibilities and Duties

The individual’s primary responsibility is to assess the participant’s needs, participates in the development and implementation of Individual Treatment Plans, facilitates the provision of appropriate therapeutic and rehabilitative services, and monitors the progress of participants. In addition, the individual will provide individual and group counseling sessions.

Qualifications and Skills

Certified Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) certification preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related field Preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) REQUIRED.


The agency offers medical insurance, vision, dental and life insurance. Pilsen Wellness Center also offers a 403(B) retirement plan, and a generous time off package which includes vacation days in the first year, sick days and 11 days of holiday pay.

Employees have the opportunity for ongoing professional development including clinical supervision, access to online training courses that may offer CEU ’s with MyLearningPointe amongst other on-site and virtual clinical trainings.

Please visit pilsenwellnesscenter.org for more information about the agency and the programs we offer!


Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this job email your details to hr@pilsenmh.org