Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


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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).


Director of Prevention & Education (Urbana)

This position is a management position, and will supervise four program staff and develop and coordinate Prairie Center’s prevention and education programming in Champaign, Ford, and Vermilion counties. Read full job description. Apply now.

Customer Support Specialist (Urbana)

This position schedules appointments, gives information to telephone callers, greets clients and visitors, and provides general clerical support for the facility. Read full job description. Apply now.

Addictions Counselor (Champaign)

The successful candidate will provide individual and group counseling to clients, and be able to provide examples of a client centered approach to addiction, treatment, and recovery from past work experience or educational achievement. Must support and provide examples of Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) core therapeutic styles. Read full job description. Apply now.

Drug Court Addictions Counselor (Urbana)

The Counselor will work with clients and the Prairie Center team to provide assessments, individual, and group counseling to outpatient clients. We seek someone with a solid client-centered approach to addiction treatment and recovery through past work experience and/or educational achievement as well as someone that brings Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) core therapeutic styles to their work. Read full job description. Apply now.

Part-Time Treatment Technicians (Champaign)

The Treatment Technicians will act as team members of both the organization and the treatment team, supporting its goals and missions within the agency and in community settings, and provides services in a customer-focused manner with the ability to integrate client requests into the treatment plan and services. Read full job description. Apply now.

PRN Treatment Technician (Champaign)

The PRN (as-needed) Treatment Technician will act as a team member of both the organization and the treatment team, supporting its goals and missions within the agency and in community settings, and provides services in a customer-focused manner with the ability to integrate client requests into the treatment plan and services. Read full job description. Apply now.

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.


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Join the dedicated Prairie Center team today.


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