Employment Opportunities/Internships

Click below to see the latest opportunities available at Family Service & Guidance Center.

Family Service & Guidance Center has been a vital agency in our community for 110 years. Today, FSGC is the Midwest’s leader in children’s mental health services with approximately 280 employees helping 12,000 children each year. At FSGC, you can expect an exciting career with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits. You’ll also be rewarded every day, knowing that you've helped improve children's lives.

An FSGC employee’s opportunities for learning begin on their first day. These opportunities include new employee orientation, management and leadership education, scholarship opportunities for those pursuing degrees and regularly scheduled didactics on a wide range of timely mental health topics for eligible employees.

Achieving balance means something different for everyone – whether it's going on vacation, meeting people with similar interests or spending time with family and friends. FSGC offers nine paid holidays each year for full-time employees. Benefit-eligible employees accrue generous amounts of vacation and sick leave that increase with your years of service.

Comprehensive, affordable personal medical insurance options allow each employee to keep healthy. FSGC pays 70 percent of health and dental insurance for staff members. Flexible spending accounts are also available to assist employees with their health and childcare expenses.

Our scenic campus includes a half-court gym, cafeteria, state-of-the-art therapy suites, playground for children age 2-6, plenty of green space and trees and a fishing pond encircled by a walking trail. 

FSGC offers a 401(k) retirement plan and will provide a 1 percent match for an employee who contributes 4 percent of their salary each pay period to their retirement plan. Retirement account planners visit FSGC quarterly to help qualified employees enroll and develop an individualized plan that will help them achieve their retirement goals.


Family Service & Guidance Center offers a limited number of educational opportunities for outstanding students in mental health.

The Student Placement application dealines are:

  • Summer-only Student Placement: Deadline to apply is January 31.
  • Fall/Spring Student Placement: Deadline to apply is March 31.

To apply for a student placement, apply now.


APA-Accredited Pre-Doctoral Internships

FSGC's APA-accredited internship training program is a 12-month program starting on August 1 (or the first Monday after August 1) and concluding the following year on July 31 (or the last Friday of July). There are three paid positions available. This outstanding training opportunity provides extensive experience in the treatment of children, adolescents and their families in a community mental health setting. The program has been an APPIC member since 1997 and has been APA-accredited since May 2000. Following a January 2014 APA site visit, FSGC's internship program was accredited for seven years.