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Executive Director


Minimum Qualifications/ Duties: Master’s Degree preferred The Executive Director is responsible for financial stability and development of growth strategy from multiple revenue streams including grant funding. This position is responsible for management and leadership of Comprehensive Behavioral Health and reports directly to the Board of Directors. Key qualifications are business acumen, leadership, analytical skills, supervisory skills, and critical thinking ability.

Starting Salary: $80k+ (negotiable based on experience)


The Center (Human Resources)

505 South 8th Street- East St Louis, IL 62201

Fax: (618)482-7345  Email:

Posted 9/4/19 

Heartland Health Centers

Coordinator needs to be someone who is really devoted to this work and highly detail oriented.
Peer Support Specialist needs to be someone who truly works from a harm reduction and strengths based approach.
Medical Assistant

Posted 9/3/2019 

Kendall County of Health Department - Behavior Health Clinician

To apply and review job description please go here: Behavioral_Health_Clinician.pdf

Posted 8/29/19 

Memorial Behavioral Health - Executive Director

To apply and review job description please go here: Executive Director MBH Description.pdf  

Posted 8/27/19

Women's Treatment Center

Cook (2)

The Women's Treatment Center, a non-profit agency providing appropriate substance abuse treatment for women and women with their children on near West Side of Chicago has an opening for a cook. We are recruiting an individual with 2-4 years of strong institutional cooking experience, such as cafeteria, hospital or nursing home for an open Cook position. Duties of the position include planning and preparation of well-balanced meals for patients and their children.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • A current Food Sanitation cert from the City of Chicago and from the State of Illinois are also required.
  • Candidates will need to be able to work a flexible full-time schedule with rotating shifts.
  • Candidate must have 2-4 years of strong institutional cooking experience, such as cafeteria, hospital or nursing home.

For consideration submit your resume online or drop off your resume in person to 140 N Ashland Ave. Chicago, Il  60607

Parent Educator 

The Women's Treatment Center provides women with multiple health issues including addiction to prescription medications and other illicit substances and their children with a continuum of care, recovery tools, and parenting skills to maintain sober lifestyles while re-building their lives and futures and mending the bonds with their families. We are one of the few substance abuse programs in the nation that can accommodate children in residential treatment, making us particularly responsive to the needs of chemically dependent mothers.

Do you share our mission in providing treatment services in a truly unique setting? If so, then consider joining our team.  We are recruiting for a Parent Educator to be responsible for the strengthening relationships between mother & child in High-Risk families.

This candidate will also be responsible for the following: Duties include helping design a comprehensive educational program for small groups or individual children. Candidates shall be able to work independently and work various shifts and provide home visits within the community.

MUST HAVE Bachelors or Master's Degree in Early Childhood education.

MUST HAVE 2 years of experience in classroom or early childhood experience.

For consideration send resume to Clinical Director 140 N. Ashland, Chicago, Il 60607 Fax; 312/850-9095 or email

Posted 8/27/19 


Vice President of Child & Family Wellbeing

KEES has been exclusively retained by SaintA in its search for a new Vice President of Child & Family Wellbeing.

The Vice President of Child & Family Wellbeing is a collaborative, compassionate leader who oversees all operations and activities of the Child Welfare Program at SaintA. This is an instrumental, newly reshaped senior leadership position overseeing upwards of 70% of SaintA’s work. The VP will possess a deep understanding of and experience in the principles of trauma informed care. The adoption of the Families First Prevention Services Act will inform the upcoming direction of SaintA’s work. The VP will need to focus on developing, implementing and evaluating new systems in alignment with Families First in key program areas. Direct reports for this position include the Director of Child Welfare Services, Foster Care and Licensing Program Manager, and Administrative Services Director.

Specific Requirements Include:

  • Oversee all operations, activities and outcomes of the Child Welfare Program. Ensure the program is represented as part of the Executive Team priorities and supply strategic input to the work of the agency as a whole.
  • Provide consultation and feedback to the President and CEO and CFO related to short-term and long-term strategic direction of the Agency and the Board of Directors, ensuring that the child welfare program achieves seamless mission delivery and optimal effectiveness.
  • Manage, review and analyze outcomes and data in alignment with contracted objectives, in collaboration with the Director of Quality and Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS), for continuous quality improvement.
  • Oversee Human Resources procedures related to the child welfare team, including recruitment and onboarding of staff to meet departmental needs; appropriate job scheduling, assignment and training; recommendation and approval of salaries, promotions, demotions and terminations; and coaching and counsel of staff for maximum performance.
  • Regularly monitor budgets and cash flow statement; demonstrate fiscal responsibility and efficient use of all Agency resources.
  • Maintain strong relationships with other social service agencies, Federal and state agencies, DMCPS, city, township, county governmental entities, towns, and other community groups and stakeholders.
  • Forthrightly prioritize equity, diversity and inclusion issues through thoughtful examination and planning to meet both client need and advance agency initiatives, and demonstrate overall commitment to the broader programs and mission.
  • Proven success in building strong and productive work teams in $15M+ complex, multi-service agencies with a similar mission and a focus on mentoring and nurturing staff development, preferably with some clinical experience.
  • Career track record that shows stability with an organization and capacity to develop and nurture relationships culminating in overall success.
  • Proven ability to build strong external relationships with a variety of volunteers, funders, public leadership, partner organizations and other stakeholders.
  • Master’s degree is required; preferably a MSW or MBA.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience in administration, leadership and management, with documented ability to manage staff and lead teams.
  • Familiarity with applicable licensing standards; performance regulations; state, federal, and local guidelines/ordinances; grant requirements; and organization policies and procedures related to work of similar agencies in similar geographic (or larger) areas.


To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.

This search is being managed by Heather Eddy, President and CEO, and Kiana Martin, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to

KEES is a retained executive search and consulting firm that builds transformative teams and leaders in the nonprofit sector. KEES was founded in 2013 as an expansion of Alford Executive Search. For more information, please visit

SaintA works to heal the effects of trauma and other barriers to child and family wellbeing, including poverty, racism, violence, poor health and poor educational outcomes. Our mission statement reflects our commitment to Milwaukee and all of Wisconsin: Facilitate equity, learning, healing and wellness by restoring connections that help every child and family thrive. To learn more about SaintA, please visit

Posted 8/21/19 

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