Current Employment Positions

Prevention Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-825052
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 13, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.


Essential Duties: 

  • Plans and implements prevention functions and activities.
  • Works with schools, communities, and organizations to develop alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention oriented social planning.
  • Maintains records and reports of prevention activities in accordance with all pertinent rules and standards.
  • Implements prevention programming for Sangamon and Menard counties in conjunction with other prevention resources (CPRD, PFI, SAMHSA, etc.)
  • Reports activities to funding sources as necessary.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a variety of personalities and situations requiring tact, judgment, and poise.


Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00a - 4:30p)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 2924 Stanton St., Springfield, IL



Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, An Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience and Skills:

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work, Psychology or related discipline from an accredited institution preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Illinois Driver's License and insurance required; IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention preferred.

Job Benefits:

Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.