Employment/Internships

Project Oz has been providing human services to McLean and Livingston counties for more than 40 years.  We seek talented individuals who love working with young people, have great communication skills, and who are good at connecting people and resources. 

Current Employment Opportunities -

 

Prevention Specialist - Bloomington, IL

Project Oz has a few new full-time and part-time openings to provide classroom and on-line instruction to students, professionals, and community groups in drug prevention, drug education, and life skills training.  Duties may also include assisting in the research, design, development, and presentation of new curricula as well as coordinating a communication campaign and high school youth advisory committee.

A bachelor's degree and related professional experience are required. Must have excellent communication skills, be trauma-informed, sensitive to diversity in all its forms, have a good driving history, and be able to pass extensive background checks. The job requires occasional evenings and weekend work.

We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, and amazing coworkers. See below for job description and link to APPLY ONLINE:

 

Youth and Family Specialist - Bloomington, IL

Project Oz has a full-time opening to assist youth, between the ages of 10 and 17, and their families in developing positive relationships by using intervention skills to resolve crises or complaints and stabilize living arrangements.  This critical member of our team rotates on-call duties as a first responder in a structured 24/7 youth crisis intervention program where the focus is on resolving the immediate crisis and providing aftercare and support to youth and families.

A bachelor’s degree and related professional experience are required. Must be trauma-informed, sensitive to diversity in all its forms, have excellent communication skills, a good driving history, and be able to pass extensive background checks. The job requires some evening and weekend work.

We offer competitive pay (including extra for on-call), excellent benefits, and amazing coworkers. To apply and learn more details, please see below for job description and link to APPLY ONLINE.

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS FOR AVAILABLE POSITIONS

 

Internship Opportunities

If you are a college student, you may be able to get internship credit with Project Oz. Internships are typically available for 2 semesters.

Our Drug Prevention and Education staff work in public schools presenting classes and leading youth groups that work to prevent or reduce youth drug use. Our Youth Services staff work with runaway and homeless youth in crisis response, housing, skills-building classes, street-based outreach, job and education planning, safety planning, and much more. Contact Abbey at 309-827-0377.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Project Oz ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, military status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Project Oz is a drug-free workplace.