Job Opportunities

Job Openings

We currently have four regular job openings and as well as internship positions.

Teens on Target Violence Prevention Educator

This position is responsible for supporting the summer and after-school training of high school-aged Teens on Target (TNT) youth leaders, mentoring and supporting those youth to succeed in the program, and for facilitating violence prevention workshops at middle schools, high schools, and community organizations.  This is a full-time position that reports to the Teens on Target Program Coordinator.

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To Apply: Please send cover letter explaining your interest in mentoring young people and preventing violence, along with a resume to: jobs@youthalive.org.  Include your name and “TNT” in the subject line.

Khadafy Washington Project Case Manager/ Crisis Responder

This full-time position is part of our Khadafy Washington Project program and is responsible for the provision of intensive case management and family support services to families of homicide victims.  Services will include, but not limited to, family assistance navigating funeral/burial arrangements, linking families to counseling/healing opportunities, addressing housing needs.

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To Apply: Please send (a) a cover letter that explains your interest in the position and summarizes your qualifications and (b) your resume to: jobs@youthalive.org, and include “KWP Case Manager” and your name in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins, please.

Bilingual (Spanish) Caught in the Crossfire Intervention Specialist

We are seeking an experienced case manager to be responsible for the provision of intensive case management and mentoring services provided by Caught in the Crossfire, Pathways, and Violence Interrupters — the violence intervention programs of Youth ALIVE! that provide peer-based field visits and intensive follow-up services to individuals who have been hospitalized for violent injuries, involved in the criminal justice system, and school-based services.  Services may include peer-based bedside visits and intensive follow-up services to youth who have been hospitalized for violent injuries; home and school visits; and communication and visits to the Juvenile Justice Center to connect with youth being released.

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To Apply: Please send cover letter explaining your interest along with a resume to: jobs@youthalive.org.  Include your name and “CiC” in the subject line.

Mental Health Counselor, bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred

We are currently seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) therapist, to provide counseling to the clients of our programs and to support and work collaboratively with non-clinical staff. Must be pre-licensed (AMFT, APCC, ASW) or a licensed clinician (e.g. LMFT, LCSW, LPCC) and registered with California BBS. Will receive LMFT supervision.

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To Apply: Please send cover letter explaining your interest along with a resume to: jobs@youthalive.org.  Include your name and “Counselor” in the subject line.

Internships

Counseling

Youth ALIVE! is seeking a counseling intern (AMFT, MFT Trainee, or ASW) to provide therapy to clients in our direct service programs. Supervision will be provided by our Counseling Services Director, Nicky MacCallum, LMFT, NCC.If you are interested, please email her at nmaccallum@youthalive.org with your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest, availability (i.e. days and times) and expectations (e.g. hours needed). Experienced applicants will qualify for stipends.

Counseling intern responsibilities:
*Provide trauma-informed screening, assessment, and treatment of referred clients.
*Conduct home visits and generally provide services in the field which may include transportation of self and client to and from counseling activities in the community. (A car is necessary.)
*Complete and maintain all required documentation in a regular, timely manner and in accordance with policies.
*Meet all documentation and paperwork requirements as set by the agency.
*Participate in case conferencing meetings with non-clinical case management staff and agency staff meetings.
*Participate in BBS eligible clinical supervision.

We also have semester and year-long opportunities for graduate level counseling students or graduates to complete practicum or pre-license hours (AMFT, MFT Trainee, APCC or ASW). Some stipends available. For more information, contact Nicky MacCallum, LMFT, NCC, Counseling Services Director at nmaccallum@youthalive.org.

Research, Training and Advocacy

We also offer summer, semester and year-long internships for Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Public Policy/Administration (MPP/MPA), medical (MD) students and residents, as well others in related disciplines. For more information, contact Linnea Ashley at lashley@youthalive.org.