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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.

YOUTH & FAMILY THERAPIST Bi-Lingual Spanish

Y.E.S. is seeking a full-time Bilingual Spanish Youth & Family 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 disorders. Ideal candidates 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.

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). Bi-lingual Spanish required.

Preferred: License preferred. YES financially supports training in Evidence Based Practices. Previous training in Evidence-Based Practices ideal, especially CBT, DBT and Motivational Interviewing.

The requirements described represent those that the employee must met to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.  YES provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

SALARY:

  • Non-licensed clinicians $28.05 – $30.82 per hour
  • Licensed clinicians$31.00 – $34.09

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment
  • 11 paid holiday
  • 4 Wellness days
  • Vac/Sick days
  • 403b and 401K
  • 36 hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)

 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.

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

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

YOUTH & FAMILY THERAPIST - CO-OCCURRING

Y.E.S. is seeking a full-time 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 candidates 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.

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 candidates encouraged to apply.

The requirements described represent those that the employee must met to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.  YES provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

SALARY:

  • Non-licensed clinicians $27.05 – $29.82 per hour
  • Licensed clinicians$30.00 – $33.09 per hour

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment
  • 11 paid holiday
  • 4 Wellness days
  • Vac/Sick days
  • 403b and 401K
  • 36 hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)

 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.

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

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

SPANISH SPEAKING THERAPIST

Join YES in serving the Latine Community through our Agency and School Based Programs. We are continuing to develop our diverse staff team and seeking to hire Bilingual Spanish/English Masters Level Therapists. If you share our passion for serving youth and families, empowering them to become their best selves, apply now!

Bilingual Master’s salary level positions start at $29.40 and increase depending on post Master’s experience and licensure. Full benefits, generous vacation and sick leave.

YES offers a collaborative and supportive work environment with regular supervision towards licensure, group and specialist consultation, including Care Teams with staff psychiatrists, monthly all Community Meetings, engagement and support through Affinity Groups (Anti- Racism, BIPOC, LGBTQ+).

YES financially supports training in Evidence Based Practices including CBT and DBT and the pursuit of SUDP Certification coursework.

YES is committed to continuous development as a Trauma Informed Workplace and to integrating the core values of Inclusion, Belonging, Diversity and Equity.

Required: Master’s Degree in Mental Health related field and ability to work hours to meet client and program needs, including some evenings.

Preferred: State Licensure, Experience working with diverse youth and families, experience/education in Addictions Counseling, SUDP/T.

Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Join YES in providing integrated mental health and substance abuse services to Middle School students in important partnership work with the Lake Washington School District (LWSD). As a Behavioral Health Support Specialist (BHSS) you are an integral part of enhancing student well-being by providing accessible and equitable access to behavioral health services on site in schools. Building relationships with school teams, you will collaborate with school counselors, administrators and other school staff to impact students in their daily environment, meeting students’ capacity for positive change with therapeutic interventions delivered in real time.

YES/LWSD Middle School Behavioral Health Support Specialists collaborate with school teams on an Integrated Service Plan to provide a range of strength-based services beginning with universal and focused screenings to identify needs and delivering Tier 1 education/ prevention, Tier 2 brief interventions, and Tier 3 intensive individual supports tailored to the unique needs of the particular school community.

The full scope of work may include educational presentations for parents, students, and staff; mental health and substance abuse screenings and assessments, including School Based SBIRT; consultation with staff student care teams; facilitating referrals; providing counseling in individual and group formats, as well as crisis support, suicide risk assessment, prevention, and intervention.

Behavioral Health Support Specialists work as part of a mission driven YES Team and are supported with training in Evidence Based Practices such as CBT, BRISC, CBITS, MI, DBT, and SUD education. YES provides ongoing consultation and supervision towards licensure and substance use disorder certification.

YES has a grant through the Office of Public Instruction (OSPI) to increase the BHSS resource as part of Covid19 education and behavioral health recovery efforts now through end of school year 2022-2023. The District is committed to identifying financial resources to support these BHSS positions post the grant period as part of their long term integrated behavioral health plan and partnership with YES.

We welcome you and your enthusiasm for positively impacting student behavioral health and creating healthy school communities to join our existing BHSS Team. Position hours are year-round Monday through Friday (Summer M-Th), primarily during the school day with occasional evening presentations.

IMPORTANT COMPETANCIES:

  • Ability to work with diverse youth/families.
  • Flexible, Responsive, and Organized under pressure.
  • Ability to balance self-care while working with high volume of high needs students.
  • Effective at partnering with school administration and staff.
  • Ability to triage, conduct crisis intervention, screenings and assessments for mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Ability 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:

Masters 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.

Bi-cultural and bi-lingual reflective of Greater Eastside preferred.

SALARY:

Salary dependent on education and post Masters experience. Post Masters starts at $27.05 up to $38.29 for dual licensure/5 years’ experience.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 4 wellness days
  • Initial 8 hours vacation accrual each month
  • 8 hours of sick accrual each month
  • 403B/401K
  • 36 hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)

YES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse staff team that reflects our community. LGBTQ+ and people of color encouraged to apply.

YES is engaged in an ongoing Trauma Informed Approach process.

Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

WISe PARENT PARTNER COUNSELOR

Youth Eastside Services (YES) is currently looking for a Parent Partner Counselor to join the Children’s Intensive Services program! We are looking for someone who can work as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team to provide an individualized, creative, and strength-based approach within the wraparound model.

The WISe Parent Partner Counselor utilizes their own experiences as the parent/caregiver of a youth who has experienced significant emotional or behavioral issues and involvement in one or more child-serving systems; to deliver direct supportive services to parents/caregivers of youth referred to or receiving wraparound services. The Parent Partner Counselor ensures that parent/caregiver and/or family voice and choice are understood, and their needs are addressed and met. Connects families to support and resources within their community and wraparound process. Advocates for family needs within the team and community.

The WISe Parent Partner Counselor provides comprehensive support services assisting children, youth, and families in coping with complex behavior and mental health needs. In a team framework, the Parent Partner Counselor collaborates with a Mental Health Therapist, Care Coordinator, and Youth Peer Counselor to identify goals, assess needs, and coordinate access to community resources. In addition, the Parent Partner Counselor will conduct outreach and provide services to parents/caregivers and/or families in their homes or other convenient community locations.

Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the Parent Partner Counselor will carry out the position’s responsibilities as defined below.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Knowledge of child development, behavior management, parenting techniques, and culturally diverse families.
  • Acceptance of various lifestyles, behaviors, cultural, and spiritual practices.
  • Lived experience navigating social resource systems. Willingness to share lived experience as a means of providing hope and support to parents/caregivers in challenging circumstances.
  • Promote self-determination, personal responsibility, empowerment for recovery and wellness, and support parents/caregivers in advocating for themselves and their children.
  • Engage parents and families in the Wraparound process by sharing personal experience and/or explaining the Wraparound process about the family’s identified needs and concerns.
  • Act as a navigator between families and system representatives on the team.
  • Aid in creating Care Plans by identifying relevant community resources and developing strategies to utilize and build upon the strengths of the caregiver and youth.
  • Collaborate with the WISe team to promote a culture within which client/family’s voice, point of view, experience, and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and maximized client decision-making.
  • Support parents/caregivers in gaining skills to advocate for themselves in treatment planning and other system settings.
  • Assist families in identifying existing and building a new community and natural supports.
  • Identify opportunities for natural support to participate in the Wraparound team planning process.
  • Support parents/caregivers during child and family team meetings.
  • Provide resource referrals and linkages to parents/caregivers and system partners.
  • Aid families in navigating systems to have their needs met.
  • As appropriate, partner with CFT by providing short-term intensive care coordination and facilitating family collaboration with hospitals or other crisis providers.
  • Facilitate Wraparound team meetings as needed.
  • Attend monthly KCPPN meetings facilitated by King County Parent Support Specialist and assist in coordination as needed.
  • Partner with system-of-care representatives to promote family involvement on all levels of care, service delivery, and policy development.
  • Attend and participate in clinical consultation, staff meetings, and supervision appointments.
  • Maintain complete and timely clinical documentation, including gathering data in accordance with agency standards, policies, and procedures
  • Participate in supervision with the WISe Program Manager.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations
  • Strong ability to work with a diverse Eastside community, including race, ethnicity, gender, LGBTQ+, religious, socio-economic status, etc.
  • Experience working with vulnerable children, youth, and families
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service mindset
  • Aptitude to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workload, complete assigned tasks, and maintain poise under pressure
  • Dependable, receptive to change, willingness to learn, cooperative approach to problem-solving, flexible team player
  • Effectively work in both a team environment and independently.
  • Computer literate and able to use Electronic Health Records (EHR), telehealth, and other software programs with basic training
  • Other work-related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; AA or BA Degree in a behavioral science field preferred.
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Certified Peer Counselor credentialed (training available)
  • Clearance fingerprints and any other state or federal requirements
  • Own vehicle; valid Washington Driver’s License w/proof of auto insurance.
  • Ability to work as part of and supervise a multidisciplinary team
  • Robust organizational, coordination, writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual and bicultural skills are a plus!
  • Experience in WISe or other WRAP programs is a plus!
  • Must maintain a flexible schedule to work some evenings and weekends
  • Creativity and flexibility are essential in assuming significant responsibility.
  • Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse urban communities preferred
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain both client and employee confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, contract requirements, or other applicable laws and regulations.
  • Must provide own transportation and meet clients/families throughout King County.
  • Experience advocating for and partnering with parents/caregivers of multi-systems involved children.
  • Knowledge of and experience with crisis planning, Wraparound model, and strengths-based model
  • Ability to maintain awareness of culturally relevant issues while interacting with children, families, co-workers, and community members.
  • Lived experience addressing a behavioral health diagnosis required.
  • Understanding of child development and basic understanding of psycho-pharmacology.

PHYSICAL/WORKING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Pursuant to the State mandate, all employees must be fully vaccinated
  • Work in general office, in home-visiting, and the community conditions
  • Travel throughout Eastside King County w/ mileage reimbursement
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, and driving (HV)
  • Ability to use hands and handle objects
  • Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
  • Occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
  • Speaking/talking on the telephone, telehealth, and in-person
  • Ability to travel and work in multiple settings
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours and adjust work schedule to meet business needs.

The requirements described represent those that the employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. In addition, YES provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

STARTING SALARY: $21.53/hr

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision after 1 month of employment
  • 11 paid holiday
  • 4 Wellness days
  • Vac/Sick days
  • 403b and 401K
  • 36 hour work week during July and August (Fridays off)

YES is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to having a diverse staff team. LGBTQ+, BIPOC+, and Enabled+ encouraged to apply;

Send resume and cover to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

YES is looking for a Development Coordinator who is an experienced professional with a proven track record in event/project management.  The primary responsibility of the Development Coordinator is to lead the planning and execution of YES events, including the annual Invest in Youth breakfast event, and smaller cultivation events throughout the year.  The Development Coordinator is also responsible for managing the donor database (DonorPerfect) and is accountable for the integrity of donor records.

This is a full-time position that reports to the Development Manager.

 ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Special Events Management

  • Oversee the planning and execution of YES’ annual fundraising event.
    • Develop and execute event timelines and track overall progress.
    • Collaborate with CAO and DM to secure table captains, and manage all TC communications.
    • Create event budgets and set fundraising goals with CAO and DM; track expenditures and report on final numbers.
    • Work in collaboration with the CAO, Development Manager and the Marketing & Communications Manager to create event program: speaker selection, video production, central theme and messaging, etc.
    • Manage relationships with external vendors: venue, audio-visual.
    • Manage guest registration.
    • Work in collaboration with Marketing & Community Relations Manager on event collateral.
    • Manage pre-event, day-of, and post event activities.
  • Manage the planning and execution of smaller donor events throughout the year.

 Donor Database (DonorPerfect) Management

  • Manages the daily operations of the constituent database, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data input and output.
  • Develops, updates and maintains effective systems for data cleansing, data entry, and gift processing.
  • Responsible for correct and timely donor data entry, gift processing, and donor acknowledgements.
  • Creates reports, queries, mailing lists and other database outputs in support of development activities.
  • Reconciles monthly development revenue records with finance department, and supports annual audit.

 Other Giving Support

  • Manages in-kind gift program, including the annual holiday gift card program.

 Other

  • Provides administrative support for Board Development Committee meetings.
  • Undertakes other duties as assigned to meet revenue and donor engagement goals.

 REQUIRED SKILLS AND EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, fund raising/non-profit management, communications, public relations, OR equivalent level of training and experience (prefer five years in lieu of BA).
  • Two or more years working in a non-profit environment, with experience in event management and database systems.
  • Proven ability planning and executing special events.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to prioritize and managed multiple tasks, and meet competing deadlines.
  • Excellent customer service skills. Able to work cooperatively and establish effective relationships with fellow YES employees.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven expertise in management and maintenance of donor database, preferably DonorPerfect or comparable database.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with reconciling donor and financial system data, and basic accounting principles, a plus.
  • Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.).

PYSICAL/WORKING REQUIREMENTS:

Must have valid driver’s license and dedicated transportation available for outside agency meetings and duties. Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds as job occasionally requires loading and unloading supplies for events and other activities. Occasional evening and weekend hours required. Based at YES’ Bellevue Crossroads office.

SALARY: $45,000-$55,000

Send cover letter & resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

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