Posted on April 9, 2019 by in
    April 8, 2019
    Lake Villa
    Job Type
    Certification Type
    Company Name
    Gateway Foundation
    Your Name
    Laura Wiener
    Address 1
    25480 W. Cedarcrest Lane


    Gateway Foundation, Lake Villa has an immediate opening for a Program Director of a newly created residential Substance Use Disorder treatment program specifically for members of the LGBTQ+ community.  This is an exciting opportunity to shape the program from its inception with the support of an expert team.

    Program Directors are responsible for:

    • Planning, organizing, evaluating, and directing the delivery of quality client services within a defined substance abuse treatment program
    • Reviewing clinical treatment services and results; and ensuring compliance with Gateway’s standards and objectives, applicable contracts, regulations and accreditation standards
    • Recommending program budgets, goals, and policies; and ensuring effective implementation and administration of same
    • Other duties as assigned


    Ideal candidate is a licensed therapist, counselor (LCPC), social worker (LCSW) or psychologist with at least 3-5 years’ experience in residential substance abuse treatment and has demonstrated the following skills:

    • Curriculum and Program Design
    • Staff Management, Supervision and Development
    • Community Presentations and Outreach

    Individual must be able to demonstrate their experience and passion for directing  a program which is inclusive and focused on meeting the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as delivering evidence based Substance Use Disorder Treatment.

    Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

    Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

    • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
    • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Commuter Accounts
    • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match
    • Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Training & Development Programs

    Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.

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