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In addition to the opportunities below, we offer opportunities in our Mental Health Services department for graduate students looking to become clinicians as well as other internships and field placement opportunities for a variety of fields which relate to human services and non-profit management. For more information on these opportunities, please click here.



Licensed Clinical Psychologist

POSTED: 01/28/14

Health Educator

POSTED: 01/05/14

Manager of HIV Testing, Prevention, and Linkage to Care

POSTED: 01/05/14

Youth Empowerment Director

POSTED: 12/02/14

Contractual Behavioral Health Therapist

POSTED: 11/03/14

Volunteer Behavioral Health Therapist

POSTED: 11/03/14

Manager of Human Resources

POSTED: 10/22/14

Youth Mentorship Program Coordinator

POSTED: 10/21/14


Position Title:  Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Department:  Behavioral Health Services
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health Services
Classification status: Part-Time

Essential Functions: Behavioral Health Services at Center on Halsted provides strength based therapy that is trauma informed. This position will be involved with individual, group, couples, family and youth based therapy for people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ), as well as individuals affected by trauma and/or HIV. Therapy services are available in a variety of formats for ages ranging from childhood to elders.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. What do you see as the strengths and challenges you will have working within a community center setting?
  2. As you join a diverse LGBTQ focused, trauma informed, strength based clinical team, what will you bring to the table?
  3. Please discuss how you work best with others. How do you like to be managed?
  4. Please provide your salary history.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Health Educator
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director, HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline and HIV Testing & Prevention
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Provide pre-test and post-test HIV counseling, HIV testing services, linkage
to care assistance, and referrals for Center on Halsted clients and callers through the HIV Testing & Prevention Program. This position is particularly geared towards reaching adult (30-49 years old) white and Latino men who have sex with men in outreach locations. HIV intervention and health efforts will be focused on reaching particular neighborhoods and zip code areas throughout the Northside of Chicago.

This position requires the completion of an intensive AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline training along with trainings held by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health. This position requires extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STDs. Prior nonprofit experience
is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills required.

This position requires the ability to work days, nights, and weekends on an ongoing basis.
Schedules are based on program needs.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your experience and/or understanding of confidential HIV testing
    client-centered services.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  3. MSM from certain Chicago neighborhoods (Lakeview, Uptown, Edgewater, and Rogers Park) have higher rates, when compared to other Chicago neighborhoods, of HIV positivity.
    Why do you think this is?
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Manager of HIV Testing, Prevention, and Linkage to Care
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director, HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline and HIV Testing & Prevention
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Lead and provide oversight of HIV Department testing and prevention, volunteer engagement, outreach projects, Linkage to Care (LTC) program, partner organization relationships, and HIV awareness event planning and participation.

Provide HIV testing, pre and post-test counseling, linkage to care, anonymous telephone counseling, information, and referrals to diverse callers/clients throughout Illinois regarding HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for the Center on Halsted HIV Testing & Prevention Program.

This position requires the ability to work days, nights, and weekends on an ongoing basis. Schedules are based on program needs.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your management style. How would you approach supervising and motivating staff?
  2. What specific strategies would you employ in order to engage clients and offer HIV testing
    to Chicago Northside MSM who engage in high-risk behaviors? What Chicago venues
    would help you access clients?
  3. Describe your understanding of why, when compared to other populations, Chicago Northside MSM have a higher rate of testing positive for HIV.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Youth Empowerment Director
Department:  Youth Services and HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director of Youth Services
Classification status: Contractual

Essential Functions: This position oversees a multi-year CDC-funded program to prevent and
identify new HIV infections among young Latino and African American men who have sex with men ages 16 to 29. The Youth Empowerment Director implements innovative strategies to reach high-risk clients for targeted HIV testing and ensure that newly diagnosed clients are linked to care, as well as two evidence-based behavioral interventions: Mpowerment and CLEAR.

This position oversees all aspects of day-to-day project implementation, including supervising three
full-time staff members as well as managing contracted individuals and two subcontracting agencies.
This position also leads the project’s planning, evaluation, reporting, and budgeting activities.

Ability to work days, late nights and weekends required.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your management style. How would you approach supervising and motivating staff?
  2. Describe your understanding of why, when compared to other populations, young men who have sex with other men (YMSM) of color have a high rate of testing positive for HIV.
  3. What strategies would you employ in order to reduce the occurrence of HIV/AIDS among YMSM of color who engage in high-risk behaviors?
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Contractual Behavioral Health Therapist
Department:  Behavioral Health
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health
Classification status: Contractual

Essential Functions: Center on Halsted (COH) Behavioral Health Department offers psychotherapy and support services to a primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population. COH also offers graduate and post graduate training to psychotherapy students and professionals. Behavioral health services are provided on a sliding scale fee basis, and insurance coverage is accepted from several major providers. This position is responsible for providing individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy. Clients may be seen at your own private practice space or at COH, however client is considered a COH client and files must be maintained at our offices.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Your interest and experience in working with the LGBTQ community
  2. The number of hours you would be willing to see clients as a contractor
  3. The days and times you would be available
  4. Whether you would intend to see clients at your own practice or at COH
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Volunteer Behavioral Health Therapist
Department:  Behavioral Health
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health
Classification status: Volunteer

Essential Functions: Center on Halsted (COH) Behavioral Health Department offers psychotherapy and support services to a primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population. COH also offers graduate and post graduate training to psychotherapy students and professionals. Behavioral health services are provided on a sliding scale fee basis, and insurance coverage is accepted from several major providers. This position is responsible for providing individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy. Clients may be seen at your own private practice space or at COH, however client is considered a COH client and files must be maintained at our offices.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Your interest and experience in working with the LGBTQ community
  2. The number of hours you would be willing to see clients as a volunteer
  3. The days and times you would be available
  4. Whether you would intend to see clients at your own practice or at COH
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Manager of Human Resources
Department:  Administration
Reports to: CEO
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Maintains and enhances the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices; directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources of the organization.

Major Responsibilities:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Preferred Education and Experience:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Masters degree in Organizational Management, or equivalent work experience
  2. Three or more years’ experience in a nonprofit profit organization’s human resource department preferred
  3. Microsoft Office proficiency required
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Youth Mentorship Program Coordinator
Department:  Youth Services
Reports to: Youth Mpowerment Director
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This position implements the Youth Mentorship Program at Center on Halsted and conducts outreach HIV testing and counseling services focusing on young men of color who have sex with men ages 16 to 29. The individual in this position must possess the knowledge and skills to provide high quality health-related education and counseling to a diverse clientele, and to coordinate the implementation of a volunteer-based mentorship program. HIV testing and counseling strategies include: the use of a medical mobile unit to conduct outreach HIV testing, conducting online outreach on geosocial mobile applications, implementing a social networks strategy, conducting late night street and club outreach, as well as walk-in testing in high-prevalence locations throughout the Chicagoland area. The Youth Mentorship Program provides training and oversight to volunteers who coach program participants regarding goal-setting and cognitive-behavioral techniques.

Job Duties: Program Coordination Duties: Service Provision Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your experience and/or understanding of evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral techniques.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  3. Describe your understanding of why, when compared to other populations, young men who have sex with other men (YMSM) of color have a high rate of testing positive for HIV.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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