Job Overview

*Therapists for our Residential and Caminos programs are eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus!*

Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana, IL is looking to hire a full- and part-time Therapists to provide mental health counseling for youth and families. Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain new therapy skills and advance your career? Would you like to join a nonprofit with an important mission that offers meaningful and rewarding work? If so, please read on!

This therapy position earns a competitive wage of $23.00-$35.50/hour with additional compensation available for those who hold a clinical license. We also provide great benefits, including medical, vision, dental, 10 paid holidays, paid leave, a retirement plan with up to a 6% match, and an awesome wellness program. If this sounds like the right mental health counseling opportunity to work with youth for you, apply today!



We are a child welfare and educational services agency that provides caring support and therapeutic intervention to children, youth, adults, and families each year. This is done through our comprehensive programs from residential treatment and special education to community-based services. At our core, we are about creating options, opening doors, and taking the first steps. It’s important to us that we offer a place that feels like home, so those in our care can learn, succeed, and grow. We hold ourselves to high standards to meet the needs of the youth, adults, and families in our community. Hope begins here!

Get ready for a career where you can make a difference and positively impact the lives of others. We take care of our employees just as well as our clients and students. Employee health and wellness are a priority for us. Our ” Love Yourself” employee wellness program has been a great hit with our team, involving lots of fun activities that have led to healthier choices. We pride ourselves on being a healthy, caring, and tight-knit workplace.



As a professional in mental health therapy, you play an essential role in making it possible for us to offer the crucial services that our clients need. We have options available in a variety of settings including counseling for:

  • Individuals and families
  • Residential youth
  • Unaccompanied minors in our Caminos program

Upon meeting your clients, you conduct assessments to determine an appropriate treatment plan. The therapy we provide is trauma-based, and you ensure that the treatment you develop is the best course of action to meet the individual needs of each of your clients.

The therapy sessions you hold can sometimes be intensive and mentally demanding, but you actively maintain a calm and professional demeanor to ensure your client feels comfortable. You’ll also be successful in this position if you find great fulfillment in having a job that makes a direct impact on the lives of the clients you work with.



  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Having fluency in speaking, reading, and writing in both English and Spanish would be beneficial for some positions
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license



This full-time mental health counseling position has access to remote and flexible scheduling options.



If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!


Location: 61802

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