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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.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUPPORT SPECIALIST - FULL TIME SCHOOL YEAR

Join 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 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. 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.
  • Effective partnering with school administration and staff
  • Able to triage, conduct crisis intervention, screenings and assessments for mental health and substance use disorders.
  • 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.

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health and CDP or CDPT. If not a CDPT, must be able to immediately apply for and begin educational program. YES financially supports pursuit of the CDP with reimbursement for Certification and coursework.
  • Prior experience with CBT, DBT, 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.

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.

INTAKE SPECIALIST/ Co-Occurring Disorders Therapist - OPEN ACCESS - 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.

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

YOUTH & FAMILY COUNSELOR

Pr0vide intake evaluations and outpatient youth and family counseling in both school and agency settings (days and evenings).  We offer a collaborative and supportive work environment.  We seek a clinician with experience in youth and family counseling and an ability to work with culturally diverse populations.  Master’s Degree and MHP required.  License preferred.  Trained in Evidence-based practices (i.e. DBT, CBT) preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred.  Excellent benefits.  Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org.  We are committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBT and people of color encouraged to apply.

COORDINATOR YOUTH SERVICES - PART TIME 18 HRS/WK WEDS AND THURS EVENINGS

We are seeking a Coordinator of Youth Services to work in a collaborative effort in Redmond Teen Center to provide the appropriate social services to the youth during drop-in hours.  Required education and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.  A minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with at-risk youth and families, preferably with a diverse population.  Bi-lingual Spanish is highly encouraged.  Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org.  YES is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBTQ and people of color encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to hr@youtheastsideservices.org

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