Mental Health Therapist ($1,500 Signing Bonus)

Friends of Youth

About the organization

For over 70 years, Friends of Youth as partnered with youth, young adults, and families to provide the relationships, resources, and skills needed to attain personal growth and success. Our services include sheltering, housing, counseling, prevention services, and more. By joining our team, you will make a difference by ensuring youth have every opportunity to succeed!

Duties

The Mental Health Therapist uplifts the Department of Youth & Family Services by providing behavioral health outreach and engagement services for young parents, youth, and young adults in transitional housing programs supported by Friends of Youth. The Counselor provides direct service and treatment in individual and group settings, as well as connections to treatment and other recovery and support services, in Redmond, Kirkland, and Bothell.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Level Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Services, or related field.
Active Washington State license in mental health field (LSWAIC, LICSW, LMHCA, LMHC, LMFTA or LMFT).
1-2 years in working with youth and young adults in a behavioral health capacity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in leading mental health focused groups, trainings, and/or workshops.
Experience working with people in shelters, transitional living programs or people struggling with housing instability.
Experience working with people experiencing substance use disorders.
Active Washington State Substance Use Disorder Professional or Trainee License.
Completion of Substance Use Disorder Professional coursework.
Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Salary

$23.54 – 25.07 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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