Job Opportunities

Job Openings

There are currently 2 paid job openings at Youth ALIVE!.

Mental Health Counselor

We are currently seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) therapist to join our counseling team. This position will support staff and provide direct services to the clients of our programs. Must be an MFT or LPC intern or a licensed clinician (e.g. LMFT, LCSW) and registered with California BBS.

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To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Include your name and “MH Counselor” in the subject line and all attachments and include your salary requirements in the cover letter.  No phone calls or visits please.

Pathways Case Manager/Intervention Specialist

This full-time position is part of our Pathways program, and is responsible for the provision of intensive case management and mentoring services to youth who are on probation and/or highly at risk for violence as identified by multidisciplinary teams at Castlemont and Life Academy high schools in East Oakland. 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: Send cover letter and resume to:, and include “Pathways” and your name in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.

Graduate Internships

We have semester and year-long opportunities for MSW, MFT, and other graduate level counseling students to complete an internship or practicum. For more information, contact Nicky MacCallum at

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