Careers

Job Openings

 

Violence Interrupter

This position will be responsible for helping to achieve our mission by leveraging their individual reputations and street credibility to disrupt the cycle of violence in the East Oakland community.  Violence Interrupters (VI’s) report to Senior VI’s.

Full Job Posting

To apply, visit the posting on Indeed.

 

Case Manager/Intervention Specialist

This position will be responsible for helping to achieve our mission by providing intensive case management and mentoring services by means of Caught in the Crossfire and Pathways –the violence prevention/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/or identified by their school as being at-risk for violence.

Full Job Posting

To apply, visit the posting on Indeed.

 

 


Internships

Policy, Research, and Advocacy

We 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 Gabriel Garcia at ggarcia@youthalive.org.

Counseling

Youth ALIVE! offers both counseling placements for BBS eligible graduate students, and associate placements for AMFT, ASW (1500 hours max), and APCC track candidates. Supervision is 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). Those with relevant community experience may qualify for a stipend.

Counseling intern responsibilities are: (a) Provide trauma-informed screening, assessment, and treatment of referred clients; (b) 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.); (c) Complete and maintain all required documentation in a regular, timely manner and in accordance with policies; (d) Meet all documentation and paperwork requirements as set by the agency; (e) Participate in case conferencing meetings with non-clinical case management staff and agency staff meetings; and (f) Participate in BBS eligible clinical supervision.

For more information, contact Nicky MacCallum, LMFT, NCC, Healing Director at nmaccallum@youthalive.org.