Employment and Internships

The Success of the Center over the last 40 years can be traced back to the hard work and reliability of our staff.  Their loyalty to the Center is evidenced in not only our great relationships with other agencies, but also the longevity of our staff.  Our staff are dedicated, enthusiastic, committed to our mission and have a genuine interest in helping others.  From the longest tenured employee, 30+ years, to our newest, they all started the same way … filling out an application.

The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Programs

We offer a wide variety of job opportunities as we have 35 programs located throughout the San Fernando Valley.  Although some of these opportunities are in the Administrative Offices, the majority of them are out in the field helping individuals as case managers, social workers, therapists and nurses.

Benefits

The below benefits many not be available for all positions.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 403B
  • Sick, Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
  • Life Insurance

 

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Minimum one(1) year experience with data entry
 
High School/ GED/ Data Entry Training
Must pass Center’s clerical typing and data entry test
Ability to work with in a multi-culturally, multi-ethnic environment.  REQ. 0996A
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Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
 
Two (2) years experience preferred in the mental health field working with chronically mentally ill adults. Experience in client advocacy preferred.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
 
Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred. REQ. 35163A Apply Here
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High school graduate. One year experience as a receptionist handling heavy phones. Some computer and word processing experience. Type 30-45wpm. Very good organizational and communication skills. Ability to relate to a variety of personality types.  REQ. 0983A  Apply Here
 
 
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EDUCATION:

Waivered MFT/ ACSW in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Proof of BBS registration and Master’s Degree.

Minimum of four years experience in behavioral health care; experience with forensic chronic mentally ill preferred. Knowledge of DSM V TR required. Co-occurring Chemical dependency/mental health experience preferred.  REQ. 31276A   Apply Here

 

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MSW from an accredited school of social work AND a current ACSW Registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR

 
MA in psychology or related behavioral science field from accredited university AND a current MFT Intern Registration number through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; OR
 
PhD from an accredited university AND current registration with the California Board of Psychology and waiver obtained through the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.
 
Must maintain current status as a licensed professional under California law.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
 
Minimum of two (2) years experience in behavioral health care. Experience with adults and/or older adults with mental illness. Knowledge of DSM IV required. Chemical dependency experience preferred.  REQ. 31296A Apply Here
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Master of Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, or Doctorate of Philosophy or Psychology AND current registration with the California Board of Psychology and waiver obtained through the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Minimum two (2) years experience in a mental health setting. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with the severely, mentally ill desirable.  REQ. 31256A Apply Here
 
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Master degree from an approved graduate school or program leading to California licensure as LMFT/LCSW or equivalent, licensed therapist or registered intern with the appropriate California licensing board, experience working with children in a behavioral health setting, and valid California license.
Bilingual (Spanish)
Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint clearance and pre-employment physical.
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and be insurable by the Center’s auto insurance carrier.
Able to work effectively with a range of clients and staff from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Background in Family Systems and/or Family Strength.
Strong writing skills
Strong organizational skills.  Apply Here
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MA/MSW degree in counseling, social work, or related field – BBS licensed eligible required.
 
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a mental health setting working with children and families. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with severely emotionally disturbed desirable.
 
Must be Bilingual Spanish-speaking.
 
Must pass Department of Justice Fingerprint Clearance.
 
Valid California Driver’s License is required. Must meet guidelines of agency’s driving criteria (i.e. Proof of liability insurance, minimal moving violations, driving record free of DUI’s or reckless driving in the last 3 years, etc.) and maintain the criteria as per company policy at all times. REQ. 31309A
In order to apply you must submit a resume preferable PDF or Word format.  Apply Here
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Stable on medication and/or mental health stability for one year or more.
 
Education: Prefer some college experience, AA degree or equivalent.
 
Experience working in mental health or human service field preferred (or public service field).
 
Some typing and/or clerical skills needed. Able to perform general office duties and supportive services for targeted population.
 
Knowledge of severe/chronic mental illness and homeless related issues.
 
If dual diagnosed, attendance in AA and/or support groups preferred. REQ. 6564A  Apply Here
 
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EDUCATION:
B.A. in field of social work, counseling, psychology, or related field.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two years experience in a behavioral health care; experience with chronic mentally ill and homeless preferred. Familiar with DSMIV preferred. Case management experience necessary.
REQ. 35216A  Apply Here