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Make a difference in the lives of children and families in East King County by joining the committed, dynamic staff of Youth Eastside Services. To apply for any of the positions listed below, email a cover letter and resume to (attachments must be in *.doc or *.txt format) or fax to 425-274-0728. All positions remain open until filled, and are full-time unless otherwise noted. YES is committed to diversity; LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color are encouraged to apply. YES is an equal opportunity employer.


Internships are one of the many ways in which YES is helping to build the next generation of mental health service providers. YES relies on ongoing relationships with mental health counseling, social work, and marriage and family programs in the area to fill around a dozen Clinical Internship positions each year. The commitment for internships at YES is a minimum of 12 months. Even though internships are unpaid, interns get course credits to qualify for graduation requirements (specific to each program) along with weekly supervision, ongoing training opportunities, and diverse experience in the field.

For more information visit our internship page.

INTAKE SPECIALIST/OPEN ACCESS (Co-occurring trained) full time

YES is seeking an Open Access Intake Specialist (co-occurring trained) to join our thriving Open Access Department providing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assessments, both on site and at schools, to facilitate clients’ entry into services.  Specialist also manage referral matters with community partners (schools, primary care doctors, etc.) and may assist supporting clients on our referral list by leading skills groups and managing a small caseload of co-occurring clients.

Requirements:  Bilingual Spanish/English; Masters in a counseling related field; a CDP or CDPT or experience in addiction counseling and willingness to immediately pursue; ability to work hours to meet client and program needs including some evenings; have transportation to other job site locations (ex. schools).

Preferred:  Licensed; experience with ethnically and culturally diverse populations; training in Evidence-Based Practices (DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing).

YES is a leading provider of behavioral health services for youth 0-22 and their families on the Eastside. We provide quality supervision and this position would be offered weekly supervision towards the CDP and mental health licenses.  We provide training in Evidence Based Practices, particularly CBT and DBT, and financially support education towards your Chemical Dependency Certification.

Salary $28.40-31.31 for non-licensed; $31.50-34.74 for license.

YES is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to



Youth & Family Co-occurring Therapist to provide outpatient youth and family counseling (days and evenings). We seek a clinician with a passion for providing counseling for youth with mental health and/or substance use disorders. Ideal candidate should have experience working with youth, families, and parents; the ability to provide parent education and lead therapy groups and are adept at working with culturally diverse populations. Master’s degree required, Mental Health Professional and bi-lingual Spanish required. License preferred. Experience working with addictions and SUDP/T or willingness to apply for and immediately begin SUD educational program.

Salary $28.40-31.31 for non-licensed; $31.50-34.74 for license.

YES is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to


Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist to be part of a team implementing evidence-based practices primarily targeting children ages birth-7 years and their caregivers. Provide intake evaluations and outpatient counseling utilizing a combination of PCIT, PFR, CBT and TF-CBT treatment modalities, primarily in an agency-based setting (days and evenings). Master’s degree required. Prefer a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a clinical setting in the behavioral health field. PCIT and/or PFR training/certificate preferred or training will be provided. Licensed Counselor (LMHC, LMFT, LICSW) preferred. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

Salary $28.40-31.31 for non-licensed; $31.50-34.74 for license.

YES is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to



​​This position works in a collaborate effort with the Redmond Parks & Community Services Dept. to provide appropriate social services to the youth at the Firehouse Teen Center; individual counseling, crisis intervention, case management, including client’s family (if appropriate), information & referral, etc.


  •  Establish and manage YES programs/social services teen/community centers.
  • Coordinate and communicate program needs with teen/community center staff.
  • Interact with youth 1:1 at the teen center and small group basis based on the needs and gaps.
  • Provide crisis intervention, outreach counseling, information and referral, and ongoing services for youth.
  • Establish a community referral network.
  • Cooperate as a team member with community providers and YES staff, attend meetings, initiate program development, and evaluate.
  • Maintain client records in the Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Work with Teen Center staff to establish evaluation criteria and develop and implement evaluation tools to measure the effectiveness of the project.
  • Assure monthly/quarterly reports, statistical information, client records, timesheets, and contractual paperwork requirements are completed in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor for ongoing program monitoring and case consultation.
  • Provide quarterly reports and collect pre/post-youth surveys of demonstrated successful outcomes.
  • Other necessary duties are required.


Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Health/Social Work; or

Chemical Dependency Professional; or

Associate’s Degree in Behavioral Health plus two (2) years of experience working with at-risk youth and families, preferably with a diverse population.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Passionate and knowledgeable about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, anti-racism, anti-oppression, and social justice.
  • Understands the specific experiences of historically marginalized racial groups in the U.S., mainly African and Black diasporas, indigenous, Hispanic groups, and others.
  • Demonstrates commitment and supports a culture of diversity equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Demonstrates skill in understanding and ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.
  • Understands the concept of institutional and cultural racism and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
  • Aptitude to work in a fast-paced environment prioritize workload complete assigned tasks, and maintain poise under pressure.
  • Dependable, receptive to change, willing to learn, cooperative approach to problem-solving, flexible team player.
  • Effectively work in both a team environment and independently with minimal oversight.
  • Strong ability to work with a diverse Eastside community, including race, ethnicity, gender, LGBTQ+, religion socio-economic status, etc.
  • Experience working with vulnerable youth.
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Customer service mindset
  • Computer literate and able to use Electronic Health Records and other software programs with basic training.

Salary: $23.64 – 27.54

YES is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to having a diverse staff team.  People of color, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities and other candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Join Youth Eastside Services (YES) in providing integrated mental health and substance abuse services to Middle and Choice School students in important partnership work with the Lake Washington School District (LWSD). As a Behavioral Health Support Specialist, you are part of the School Based Behavioral Health Team, on site at a school(s), and also connected to the Agency and Community Teams.

YES serves the entire Eastside community through three integrated pathways of service, School Based, Agency Based, Community Based.

YES pursues continuous quality improvement and transformation through participation of all staff in three main initiatives: Trauma Informed Approach, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging and Zero Suicide.

YES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBT+ and people of color encouraged to apply.


Position hours are Monday through Friday, primarily during the school day with occasional evening presentations.

YES Behavioral Health Support Specialists work in the frame of MTSS, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. They provide a range of services supporting students in a time of challenge-confronting high rates of anxiety, depression, and the impacts of suicide and accidental drug overdose amongst their peers.  We have found that the best approach is a collaborative approach with school teams offering a broad spectrum of strength based and trauma informed services. Services provided by the BHSS range from universal education and prevention to short- and long-term individual and group interventions all focused on equipping students with emotional regulation skills, developing wellness and resiliency, and healing into their best selves. Integrated work with school teams supports positive changes in school culture and supports caregivers and families.

The scope of work includes educational presentations for parents, students, and staff; mental health and substance abuse screenings and assessments; consultation with school staff and student care teams; facilitating referrals; providing counseling in individual and group formats; crisis support, suicide risk assessment, safety planning, and related intervention for students within the learning community. The BHSS integrate their work with that of their Agency and Community based colleagues to better provide whole person care including a focus on social determinants of health. The BHSS are supported by their Team members and Director, consultation opportunities, weekly supervision towards licensure and substance use disorder certification, financial support towards SUDP education, licensure fees, and training in Evidence Practices.

Join us in the work with the following values and aptitudes:

  • Ability to work with diverse youth/families.
  • Flexible, Responsive and Organized under pressure.
  • Able to balance self-care while working with high volume of high need students.
  • Effective at partnering with school administration and staff.
  • Able to triage, conduct crisis intervention, screenings and assessments for mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to work with parents, provide education and prevention work in classroom and with small and large groups.
  • Provide individualized goal oriented short-term counseling.
  • Skill in timely documentation and ability to manage time well.


Master’s in counseling/Social Work; LICSW/A, LMHC/A, LMFT/A AND SUDP/T.  If not a SUDP/T, able to immediately apply for and begin educational program.  YES financially supports pursuit of SUDP with reimbursement for education and Certification.

Preferred: Bicultural/Bilingual reflective of greater Eastside/LWSD.

Salary dependent on education and post Masters/Licensure experience:

Therapist I (not licensed but has Associate License with MHP and Child Mental Health Specialist) $59,072 – $65,125

Therapist II (licensed) $65,520 – $72,259

Therapist III (dually licensed) $75,858 – $83,616



  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment, HSA for those on medical plan
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 4 wellness days

8 hours of vacation accrued each month; increases by year up to 4.5 weeks annually

  • 8 hours of sick accrual each month
  • EAP Mental Health up to 6 free sessions, unlimited $25 telehealth sessions
  • 403B/401K
  • 36-hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)


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