Job Opportunities

Job Openings

We currently have two job openings and as well as internship positions available.

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:  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 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:  Include your name and “Counselor” in the subject line.



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 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

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