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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MFT License and supervisory and administrative experience.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Must act in accordance with all health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and related state law confidentiality requirements. Must successfully complete the Center’s HIPAA training, pass the HIPAA test, and receive the Certification of Compliance.
 
Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
 
Interacting with other employees at work is an essential function of the job.
 
Arriving at work on time and not leaving early is an essential function of the job.  REQ. C08827A
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Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field leading to California licensure as LCSW, MFT, or equivalent licensed therapist or registered intern with the appropriate California licensing board.
 
Must have at least two years of experience working with adolescents and families in a behavioral health setting.
 
Bilingual Spanish-speaking is required.
 
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. 31218A
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MA/MSW in counseling, social work, or related field and licensed as a LCSW or MFT for at least 2 years.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a mental health setting. Community mental health experience desirable. Experience with the severely, mentally ill desirable.
 
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.  Apply Here
 
 
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Possess BA/BS degree in mental health or other social services.
 
Experience providing services to people with serious mental illness and vocational rehabilitation or related employment services.
 
Must be bilingual Spanish-speaking.
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and valid personal auto insurance. Insurance coverage by the Center’s auto insurance carrier is a requirement.  REQ. NEW 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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Waivered MFT / ACSW in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Proof of BBS registration and Master's Degree.
 
Minimum of four years of experience in behavioral health care; experience with forensic chronic mentally ill preferred. Knowledge of DSM-V required. Co­ occurring Chemical dependency/mental health experience preferred.
 
Bilingual, Spanish preferred.  REQ. 33181A  Apply Here
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Must have personal experience and /or volunteer or professional experience working with individuals with mental illness.
 
Completion of a Peer Counseling Training program.
 
Knowledge of mental illness and impact on family and peers.
 
Ability to communicate effectively with peers.  REQ. 6554U  Apply Here
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Eighteen (18) months of mental health stability and stable on medication if prescribed.
 
Twenty-four (24) months of successful recovery from substance abuse and participation in ongoing self-help groups.
 
High School diploma or equivalent, and completion of a Peer Counseling Training program.
 
Minimum one year experience in a similar program serving the mentally ill.
 
The applicant must have a valid California license and be insurable by the Center’s insurance company, maintain a good driving record and have access to a personal vehicle. REQ.  R0013A

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B.A. degree in any Behavioral Sciences /Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling or two plus experience in related field.
 
Minimum one (1) year experience providing vocational rehabilitation or related services to the mentally ill youth and or adults. Minimum of two (2) year’s experience required.
 
Counseling and Sales Experience highly desirable
 
Must have a valid California Driver License in good standing and personal, with valid auto insurance. Insurance by the Center’s auto insurance carrier is a requirement. REQ. 8611A  Apply Here
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MA/MSW degree in counseling, social work, or related field - BBS licensed eligible required.  Bilingual English/Spanish.
 
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a mental health setting working with adolescents. Experience in a program serving probationary youth highly desirable.
 
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.  Apply Here