Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


Exceptional and dedicated

That's what best describes the hard-working team at the Prairie Center. Our mission, vision, and core values drive us. And our nearly 50 years of service in substance abuse treatment means we are leaders in transforming lives and building new futures.

Join our team as an employee, and you'll enjoy exciting challenges and new opportunities every day as we provide high quality care and hope to those we serve. We also offer a very competitive benefits package (medical, dental, life, 401K), an opportunity to contribute to continuous process improvement, and an environment that supports training and skills development. Candidates should embrace, and in relevant cases, have experience with a client-centered approach to addiction, treatment, and recovery. 

Prairie Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Substitute Addictions Counselor Pool (Champaign, Urbana, Danville)

Substitute Addictions Counselor Pool: Prairie Center is developing a substitute addictions counselor pool to work during extended absences of our current full-time counseling staff. This is an excellent opportunity for trained and licensed counselors who wish to work as needed on a short term basis. Individual and/or group counseling assignments can range from one week to several weeks depending on the length of absence needed to be filled.

A Bachelor's degree and CADC license are required. Master's degree in counseling and/or social work or related work experience is preferred. Successful background clearance is required through Department of Children and Family Services (CANTS) for all facilities and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (NCIC) if working in our residential facility in Champaign. Read full job description. Apply now.


Join the dedicated Prairie Center team today.


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