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16 Career Opportunities at Five Acres


New Posting Social Worker (ITFC)
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. A master's degree in social work, and LCSW is preferred.

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.

New Posting Maintenance Mechanic
Responsible for performing a wide variety of skilled and routine maintenance duties on buildings, fixtures, furniture and equipment, in order to keep them up to date and functional. High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years' minimum experience in a related field.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program 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. Please designate hours wanted on your application. MFTI or ASW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration required. LMFT or LCSW highly preferred. Bilingual English/American Sign Language (ASL) required.

This on-call position works 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. MFTI or ASW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration required LMFT or LCSW highly preferred (must maintain licensure as a condition of employment).

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).

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. Responsible for managing and supervising staff

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.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Chief Program Officer. 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 Program Supervisor. Responsible for: 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.

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.