Current Employment Positions

PREA Coordinator - Springfield

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-853300
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
    United States
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 27, 2023
  • 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. We value an essential work-life balance for our employees, provides opportunities of advancement, Military/Veteran friendly, encouraging, and making a difference.


Essential Duties:

  • Develops and coordinates reentry programs/trainings to ensure job placement and employment opportunities for these residents whom may need these special services
  • Develops, coordinates and implements job readiness, linkages and job placement services for the criminal justice population that includes but limited to sex offenders, individuals with complex medical and mental health concerns and female offenders         
  • Promote family involvement in the program planning process to eliminate any potential barriers to job placement or readiness programs
  • Provide resident training classes in job seeking and job readiness skills
  • Provide money management skill instruction to residents
  • Participates and attends Program Review Team meetings, providing employment input on each resident
  • Assist the Program Manager with and maintaining telephone and in-person contact with Institution Reentry Affairs Coordinators
  • Assist the Case Manager with resident program planning and resident weekly and bi-weekly reviews
  • Other duties assigned



Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (7:00a - 3:30p)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 120 N. 11th St, Springfield, IL




Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment (including THC and/or CBD) and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor degree (or higher) in Addiction Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Counseling, or a closely related curriculum, from an accredited institution required  


Certification, Licensed, Registrations:  Licensure is not required; State of Illinois LPC, LSW, LCSW, or LCPC encouraged to apply


Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work or Behavioral Science related discipline from an accredited Institution. Masters in Social Work preferred. LSW/LCSW preferred but not mandatory. Minimum one year of experience working in the social service field in relevant position. Criminal justice/related field experience preferred. Valid Illinois driver’s license and insurance. Must provide copies of driver’s license. The employee will be required to travel, driving their own vehicle.

Job Benefits:

Our organization values each employee and works to provide a comprehensive benefit package (health, dental, vision, and life insurance), 401k pension plans, vacation time, sick time, and personal days. We also offer paid holidays, free parking at designated locations, opportunities for advancement, and more.