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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 hr@youtheastsideservices.org (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

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.

CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER

We are seeking a Chief Advancement Officer who is a pro-active and creative fundraising professional, reports directly to Patti Skelton-McGougan, the Chief Executive Officer of Youth Eastside Services, and serves as an essential member of the senior leadership team. The Chief Advancement Officer leads comprehensive advancement programs that support YES’s mission, including gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations, and sources for annual, major, and planned giving. The Chief Advancement Officer manages a five-member advancement team that includes a Fund Development Manager, Marketing and Communications Manager, Major Gifts Officer, Fund Development Coordinator, and a Grant Writer. This efficient and team-oriented leader is expected to implement a robust plan for growth with a goal of raising at least $3 to $4 million within the next three to five years. Excellent benefits.  Send cover letter and resume to HR@youtheastsideservices.orgYES is committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST

We are seeking an Early Childhood Behavioral Health Therapist to be part of a team implementing behavioral health services primarily targeting children ages birth -7 and their parents. Therapist will provide intake evaluations and outpatient counseling both in-home and agency-based following evidence-based practice in agency and/or in-home settings (days and evenings).  We offer a collaborative and supportive work environment.  Experience in early childhood behavioral health preferred and experience with child/youth/family counseling required. Must possess an ability to work with culturally diverse populations. Master’s Degree and MHP status required, licensure preferred. Training in PCIT/PFR and other Evidence-Based Practices (i.e. CBT) preferred.  Excellent benefits including paid training in PCIT/PFR in conjunction with agree upon time commitment to position.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.  People of color and LGBT+ encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org.  Salary: Post-Master’s starts at $21.47 per hour up to $31.27 for dual licensure.

 

CO-OCCURRING YOUTH & FAMILY COUNSELOR

We are seeking a full-time Co-occurring Youth & Family Counselor to provide outpatient youth and family counseling in both school and agency settings (days and evenings).  We seek a clinician with a passion for providing counseling for youth with mental health and/or substance use disorders, experience working with youth, families and parents, and an ability to work with culturally diverse populations.

Required: Master’s Degree and MHP required. Ability to work hours to meet client and program needs, including some evenings. Transportation needed to travel between job site locations (agency and school sites).

Preferred: License preferred. Experience in working with addictions and SUDP/T ideal, or willingness to apply for and immediately begin SUD educational program.

YES financially supports training in Evidence Based Practices, and pursuit of SUDP with reimbursement of certification and SUD coursework. Previous training in Evidence-Based Practices ideal, especially CBT, DBT and Motivational Interviewing. Bi-lingual English/ Spanish candidates encouraged to apply.

YES offers a collaborative and supportive work environment. We provide quality supervision and support clinicians in achieving licensure. Excellent benefits. Salary dependent on education and post Master’s degree experience. Salary starts at $21.47/hour u to $31.27 for dual licensure. Send cover letter and resume to HR@youtheastsideservices.orgYES is committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST (Full time year-round or school year only)

Join Youth Eastside Services (YES) in important partnership work with the local School District serving Middle and High School students on site in area schools.  Position hours are Monday through Friday, primarily during the school day with occasional evening presentations.

YES Behavioral Health Support Specialists provide a range of services focused on supporting youth to attain positive collective community impact outcomes. Scope of work includes educational and prevention presentations for parents, students, and staff, mental health and substance abuse screenings and assessments, consultation with staff student care teams, facilitating referrals, and providing short term counseling interventions in individual and/or group format. Provide Crisis Support and Intervention to students and school community. The BHSS’s work as part of both school based and Agency based Teams supported with professional supervision.

Important competencies:

  • 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.

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health and SUDP/T. If not a SUDP/T, able to immediately apply for and begin educational program. YES financially supports pursuit of the SUDP with reimbursement for Certification and coursework.
  • Prior experience with CBT, DBT, MI, GAIN helpful but YES supports EBP training.
  • Bi-cultural and bi-lingual reflective of Greater Eastside preferred.
  • Salary dependent on education and post Masters experience. Post Masters starts at $21.47 up to $31.71 for dual licensure. Generous Benefits

Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org.

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

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