Helping individuals and families live in a community where everyone reaches their full potential.

Employment Opportunities


Breaking Free is committed to providing the highest quality education, prevention and counseling services focused on drug and alcohol use, child abuse, family relationships, mental health and wellness.

To accomplish this mission we employ dedicated professionals with the experience and interest in working to improve the health of individuals in our community. If you are looking for a rewarding career in substance use or child abuse counseling or prevention, then Breaking Free may be the place for you.


Current Positions Available:

 

Assistant Program Director of Prevention Services

Full-time position. Responsibilities include supervise staff, oversee State grant requirements for program implementation and mandatory paperwork, recruit, interview, hire and train staff, implement an evidence based curriculum to middle school students, lead and attend community coalition meetings with key stakeholders, support  a Youth Advisory Group with high school and middle school students, and conduct marketing campaign at local middle school and high school. Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related human services field or equivalent life or work experience required. Experience working with youth in a variety of settings preferred. Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work independently. Resume to Nikki Lay.

 

 

Prevention Specialist

Full-time position. Responsibilities include implementing an evidence based curriculum with middle school students, supporting a Youth Advisory Committee at local schools, conducting a marketing campaign with middle school and high school students, and interacting with key stakeholders through community and coalition meetings. Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology or related human services field required. Experience working with youth in a variety of settings preferred. Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work independently. Resume to Nikki Lay.

 

 

Group Leader

Multiple positions to fill. Part-time group Leader positions in West Chicago and Aurora.  Averaging about 14 hours per week. Aurora location hours are Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 8:30pm.  The West Chicago location hours are Monday - Friday 3:30pm - 6:00pm for elementary school and 2:45pm - 5:15pm for middle school. Responsibilities include supervision of students, delivering lesson plans, engaging students in activities, and working with other staff to plan/prepare activities. Interested individuals should contact Nikki Lay.