It is Five Acres' policy that employees should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

18 Career Opportunities at Five Acres


The Associate Director of Development is primarily responsible for the oversight of the Philanthropy Circle individual giving program, which is defined by gifts greater than $1000. This position will maintain a portfolio of major gift donors, along with boutique portfolios held by the CAO and CEO, and will actively identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward current and prospective donors to meet revenue targets.

Support of Five Acres' strategic goals, mission, & values; ensuring quality service, audit, and fiscal performance. Clinical supervision to ensure provision of clinical, case management, advocacy, and related services to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals, licensing requirements and professional standards. Individual/group supervision to ensure development, implementation and coordination of program services in accordance with Agency goals and quality standards.

New Posting Case Manager
Case Managers are responsible for working with the treatment team to ensure the provision of case management services for severely disturbed children and adolescents in the residential treatment program at Five Acres in accordance with policies and the clients’ treatment plans.

Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. Please designate hours wanted on your application.

Responsible for providing appropriate case management and advocacy services for assigned clients in accordance with their treatment plan and needs.

Leadership to the PHC Team to ensure clients receive appropriate case management and advocacy service in accordance with identified needs Case management, counseling and advocacy services to assigned clients.

Responsible for facilitation of youth groups and adults to ensure quality outcomes, permanency of children placed in adoptive homes.

This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual and family counseling; advocacy services to children, young adults, and families in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. MA Degree; Registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to be license eligible as an MFT or LCSW.

On-Call position under the general direction of the Program Manager. Responsible for working with clients and their families in the home to implement treatment techniques designed to resolve behavioral and related issues identified in the treatment plan. Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years' full-time paid experience, or Associates degree plus four (4) years full-time paid experience, working in a social services setting.

Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan.

This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual and family counseling; advocacy services to children, young adults, and families in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. MA Degree; Registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to be license eligible as an LMFT or LCSW.

This position is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan. Bachelor's degree plus four years' full-time paid experience, or Associates degree plus six years full-time paid experience, working in a mental or behavior health setting.

Responsible for performing foster care placement planning and implementation for assigned client caseload, and ensuring that children achieve their placement goals in as expeditious a manner as possible. MSW, MFT, or Master's degree in a related field (LMFT or LCSW preferred).

Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Unit Program Coordinator Responsible for working as part of the treatment team to: Assist in the implementation of individual treatment plans for children/youth focusing on vital areas such as therapeutic interaction, crisis intervention, education, and activities. Provide supervision, counseling, and direct care for children/youth living in the group home setting, serving as a surrogate parent, to teach values, life skills, and problem-solving skills. Ensuring safety and security of children/youth while also maintaining a therapeutic environment. Effectively partnering with families so that they feel empowered as a vital member of a team. Collaborating with co-located DCFS staff to complete intake process and orientations for children being admitted to Transitional Shelter Care Program. (applicable to Transitional Shelter Care program only)

On-Call Receptionist positions are available to cover scheduled and unscheduled absences of regular staff at all Five Acres' locations. Hours may vary, depending upon the shift covered. The Altadena (main campus) location is open seven (7) days a week and has a Monday through Friday day shift, swing shift, and a weekend day shift. All other locations are Monday through Friday day shift.

Full-time (40 hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan.