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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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 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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Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
 
Minimum three (3) years’ professional experience in a mental health setting. Case management experience necessary. Candidate with Masters degree and one (1) year experience can be substituted. REQ# 35162A Apply Here
 
 
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  • High school Diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years of college preferred.
  • Two (2) years of general office experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math and billing preferred.
  • Type minimum of 45-50 wpm.
  • Basic computer word processing skills.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. REQ 6630A Apply Here
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BA degree in mental health related field preferred.
 
Successful completion of a Certified Peer Counseling Program with Certificate.
 
Possess CDL and be insurable by Center’s automobile insurance carrier.  REQ 6559A    Apply Here
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Part-Time 20 hour/week In Home Outreach Counselor (IHOC) Mental Health Counselor II to work in home with families & parents in a strengths-based, DCFS-funded program.  Experience providing case management & advocacy with children & families in a field-based setting, working knowledge of how to collaborate with the DCFS & Juvenile Probation systems, and experience working in the social services &/or mental health field.  Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, or a related social science field or equivalent.  Spanish speaking ability, & good documentation and organizational skills a must.  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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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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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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Certification with either CADDE or CADAAC Certification.
 

Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Chemical Dependency Specialist with experience in Co-Occurring disorders, outreach, assessment, treatment and after care. 

Familiarity with computers and Microsoft Word programs required (Microsoft Word & Excel especially). Knowledge and required training for the use of The ASAM Criteria and ASAM Triage Screening Tools to ensure proper level of care referrals to county treatment providers.
 
Familiarity with signs and symptoms of domestic violence and mental illness. Apply Here
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Full-time front office position needed.  Bilingual Spanish required.  Responsible for various front office duties, answering & screening calls, data entry, billing, filing, organizing & maintaining the physical site, etc.  Knowledge of Excel, Outlook, and Word, and type at least 55 words per minute.  At least 2 years’ experience working with clients in a mental health or social services setting highly preferred.  Apply Here