Thresholds - Mental Health Career Fair
Thursday, July 25, 2024
12:00pm-1:00pm CDT

Join us for a one-hour virtual information session about employment opportunities at Thresholds!

Who We Are: Thresholds is one of the oldest and largest community mental health organizations in Illinois. Thresholds is a mission-driven agency with a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We foster an environment where all feel valued and respected, a place where every employee can be themselves, thrive, and support the agency’s mission.

What We Do: At Thresholds, we assist people living with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders. Community Support Specialists provide mental health services where it is most impactful – in people’s homes and at community-based locations. Thresholds provides dedicated services for the Deaf Community, Youth and Young Adults, Substance Use Treatment, Homeless Outreach, and more!

Where We Are: We have over 75 locations in throughout Cook, Lake, McHenry, Kankakee, and DuPage counties.

Job Description: Working as a Community Support Specialist is a unique learning opportunity. You will remove barriers to mental healthcare through case management: connecting our clients with resources and helping them navigate complex systems. You will help clients strengthen daily living skills as you drive them to doctors’ appointments, to benefits offices, or to the grocery store. Each day will be a little bit different, requiring you to adapt to your client’s schedule, needs, and treatment plan. The culture at Thresholds is collaborative and supportive, providing you with the tools and resources you need for the best client care. Opportunities for training and professional development, including clinical supervision, will deepen your knowledge and expand your clinical skills in harm reduction, trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, and other evidence-based practices. This invaluable experience will set you up for a variety of career paths and growth opportunities.

How To Learn More: Register at A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event. 

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