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Gateway Foundation is a place where we are advancing, transforming and saving lives.


Join Our Team

Leading the way in medical and evidence-based treatment and recovery.
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All Gateway Foundation treatment centers
are accredited by the Joint Commission.™

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All Gateway Foundation treatment centers are accredited by the Joint Commission.™


Impacting the communities and patients we serve.

At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day. We are looking for bright, motivated people who enjoy being part of a collaborative team.

Throughout Gateway Foundation’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. We continually seek talented individuals who share our commitment to helping people with substance abuse issues turn their lives around.

Gateway Foundation offers a diverse array of jobs in three areas:

Administration

Employees in the Administrative Division provide critical support to Gateway Foundation’s operations. They provide human resource, finance and IS expertise, enabling our organization to grow and deliver critical services within our communities.
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Community

Gateway Foundation treatment centers help people who are struggling with substance use disorders get their lives on track and reunite with their loved ones. Our Community Division offers treatment locations throughout Illinois and Delaware. Treatment in California is available through our affiliate, Beacon House.
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CORRECTIONS

Gateway Foundation Corrections is dedicated to rebuilding the lives of incarcerated individuals struggling with substance use disorders. We operate in-prison Residential and Outpatient programs in six states.
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THE CORE OF WHO WE ARE

At the core of our organization are fundamental beliefs that shape our culture and guide our work. They reflect what is important to our organization and represent how we pursue our mission. Gateway Foundation’s dedicated employees exemplify these values:

  • Helping the people who need us most, especially those without resources
  • Respecting each other, our patients and our communities
  • Adhering to the highest standards of integrity and business ethics
  • Innovating solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of our organization, patients and communities
  • Building lasting partnerships with our patients, payers and referral sources to impact the communities we serve
  • Investing in our future by maintaining stability for continued growth
  • Believing in the power of diversity among our organization in order to achieve our mission
MAKING A DIFFERENCE TOGETHER

We value a workplace where employees can be inspired and be inspiring. Where they can grow, add value and feel a sense of belonging and camaraderie. Where doing something that matters is important and making the world better is a reality.

  • 50 YEARS STRONG

    Gateway Foundation has been in existence since 1968 and has made tremendous contributions to our communities by providing a full continuum of care to ensure holistic healing for our patients. Today, we are not only known for our expertise but for the strong relationships we’ve built with our patients and their families.

  • VALUES-BASED

    Gateway Foundation has five core values which are exhibited and recognized in the work of our employees. They are Integrity, Opportunity, Evolving, Compassion and Teamwork.

  • MISSION-FOCUSED

    Our employees believe that Gateway Foundation provides them with an opportunity to make a real difference. In our 2017 Employee Engagement Survey, 95 percent of employees responded that they enjoy the work they do and find it meaningful.

  • INNOVATION-DRIVEN

    We are committed to the development of best-in-class treatment programs. For example, our Aspire program, which is designed to treat co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders is the first in Illinois to be certified as a Dual Diagnosis Enhanced (DDE) program.

  • PURPOSE-FILLED GROWTH

    Gateway Foundation’s objective is to reach out to as many communitities and individuals as possible to help them get their lives back on track. We are consistently exploring opportunities for growth through partnerships with other providers that share our mission.

  • LEADING WITH CONFIDENCE

    In our 2017 Employee Engagement Survey, we found that 85 percent of our employees believe in the ability of their managers and feel supported by them to achieve the common purpose of the organization. The Gateway Foundation management team has strong and demonstrated experience to lead the organization on the path that makes a difference.

MEANINGFUL GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

Gateway Foundation is built on continuous learning and development. Whether it is reflected in the personal growth of our patients, or through the development of clinical and leadership skills among our employees, we remain committed to personal and professional advancement. After all, one of our core organizational values is “Evolving” – adapting to meet and exceed changing needs.

WE OFFER A ROBUST SELECTION OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Gateway Foundation Leadership Institute: A virtual platform that offers 24/7 access to training content and structured learning, and encourages peer collaboration and interaction


eLearning: Access to online courses on healthcare-related topics


Clinical Supervision: Formal and informal guidance and mentoring


New Manager Training: Interactive programs designed to better prepare our supervisors for the challenges associated with their new roles


Tuition Reimbursement: Assistance with the cost of job-related coursework or classes designed to advance an employee’s career


An Employee Engagement survey is conducted each year. Employees share their insights about their work environment, and improvement plans are developed based on their input

BENEFITS THAT GO BEYOND

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 Insurance

Vision Insurance

Paid Time Off (PTO)
18 PTO days per year in addition to 9 paid company holidays. PTO accrual rates increase with years of service.

Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT)
Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
Flexible Spending Accounts
Reduce taxable income for qualified dependent care and/or out-of-pocket medical expenses
Commuter Savings Accounts
Reduce taxable income for qualified work-related public transportation (train or bus) and/or parking expenses
403(b) Retirement Plan
Gateway Foundation will match 50% of contribution on first 6% deferred after one year of employment
Life and AD&D Insurance
Basic life and AD&D insurance is 100% paid by Gateway Foundation in an amount equal to two times an employee's annual salary
Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Gateway Foundation pays 100% of the LTD premium
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Supportive services 100% paid by Gateway Foundation to help you balance work and personal life

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

Tuition Reimbursement
Reimbursement paid by Gateway Foundation for coursework leading to a degree and completed at accredited institutions after one year of employment
Training & Development Programs
Online learning system

Gateway Foundation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call our Human Resources Department at 800.777.1833 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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