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ARCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decision and services provided to clients are not based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ARCC fully supports the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state disability law.

We invite you to consider the following full-time, part-time and intern positions.

Current Career Opportunities

  1. Crisis Program Counselor

    Counselor II – Bilingual Spanish/English – Crisis

    Location: Alum Rock Counseling Center
    Position Type: Full-time – Exempt – Evenings / Weekends
    Department: SOS – Crisis
    Reports to: Program Manager

    Position Summary:

    The Status Offender Services (S0S) Crisis Counselor II will provide appropriate and approved individual and family crisis intervention, rehabilitation, individual therapy and case management services to youths exhibiting and/or engaging in high-risk or delinquent behavior through the Mobile Crisis Response and Counseling Program. The 24-hour mobile crisis intervention response program serves children and youths ages 6-21 who are behaviorally beyond control of their guardians, curfew violators, truants, and/or runaways. Responsibilities include offer intervention and supportive services to a culturally and linguistically diverse client base of children and youths exhibiting and/or engaging in substance use, gang involvement, poor school attendance, depression, and other delinquent behavior. This position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends and travel within the community.

    Duties:

    • Provide crisis intervention, rehabilitation, individual therapy, case management and short-term counseling (maximum 6 weeks) to youth and their families on site and in the community;
    • Provide information and referral services to client families and monitor progress;
    • Conduct follow-up contact for each client in a timely manner;
    • Evening and weekend on-call coverage will be required;
    • Maintain Medi-Cal documentation and Medi-Cal appropriate client files and complete required paperwork including intake, psychosocial assessments, service plans, case notes, youth performance outcomes forms, etc. within expected timeframe;
    • Document all client contact within 24 hours;
    • Participate in outreach services through community fairs and presentations to law enforcement, school personnel, and community groups;
    • Collaborate with other area service providers including Status Offender Services Network shelters;
    • Maintain a caseload of 12-14 active clients;
    • Attend weekly meetings, weekly clinical case conferencing, and trainings necessary for professional development and as required for the agency and its funding sources;
    • Understand and adhere to the laws governing child abuse reporting;
    • Maintain confidential client records and files and complete required paperwork including treatment plans, psychosocial histories, and progress notes;
    • Administer evaluation surveys as required by contract;
    • Perform other duties as necessary for the good of the agency and as assigned by supervisor.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, child development, social work or related.
    • Board of Behavioral Sciences intern registration number required.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish required.
    • 2 – 3 years of experience providing crisis and stabilization services in a community based setting preferred.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated computer literacy.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Medi-Cal eligible service provisions and billing requirements.
    • Understanding of and sensitivity to economic and cultural issues in diverse communities.
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
    • Able to work independently with minimal supervision, and as a positive member of the team.
    • Fingerprinting and background check as required by the Department of Justice.
    • Valid CA driver’s license, an automobile for agency travel, and proof of current auto insurance.
    • TB clearance required.
  2. Therapist/Counselor II – Bilingual (Spanish/English) – FIRST 5

    Therapist/Counselor II- Bilingual (Spanish/English) – FIRST 5

    Location: Alum Rock Counseling Center
    Position Type: Full-time – Exempt
    Department: First 5 Program
    Reports to: Program Manager

    Position Summary:

    Under the supervision of First 5 Program Manager, the Bilingual Therapist will provide therapeutic interventions and home visitation services to children ages 0-5 in their home environment.

    Duties:

    • Conduct intakes, assessments, and treatment service plans;
    • Provide therapeutic services, including dyadic and triadic therapy, appropriate for high-risk childre;
    • Utilize theoretical approaches to treatment, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy and Narrative Therapy;
    • Work one-on-one with children and their families;
    • Provide case management services to children and families when appropriate;
    • Maintain confidential client records and files, and complete required paperwork including intake, psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, case notes, outcome forms, etc. within expected timefram;
    • Maintain electronic medical records (EMT) for all clients;
    • Document all client contacts within 48 hours;
    • Collaborate with area service providers to support clients;
    • Understand and adhere to the laws governing child abuse reporting;
    • Administer evaluation surveys as required by contract;
    • Attend weekly meetings, weekly clinical case conferencing, and trainings necessary for professional development and as required for the agency or its funding sources;
    • Perform other duties as necessary for the good of the agency and as assigned by supervisor;
    • Evenings may be required.

    Qualifications:

    • MA in counseling or related field. MSW or MFT from an accredited college or university. BBS registration required;
    • 3-4 years of experience working in the mental health field, or a related area involving children and families;
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) necessary;
    • Knowledge and understanding about the use of dyadic frameworks and exposure to children 0-5 years of age;
    • Experience with Medi-Cal documentation;
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills with computer literacy;
    • Understanding of and sensitivity to economic and cultural issues in diverse communities.;
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs., sit, stand, bend, and stoop regularly in order to interact with young children.
    • Able to work independently and as a positive member of a team;
    • Fingerprinting and background clearance as required by the Department of Justice. Current TB test clearance;
    • Valid CA driver’s license, an automobile for agency travel, and proof of current auto insurance.
  3. School-Based Counselor

    Counselor II – Bilingual Spanish/English – SEAS Program

    Location: Alum Rock Counseling Center
    Position Type: Full-time – Exempt – Some Evenings

    Department: School-Linked Services – Social Emotional Academic Services
    Reports to: Program Manager

    Position Summary:

    Alum Rock Counseling Services is seeking a full time, bilingual Counselor for its Social Emotional Academic Services (SEAS) Program. The Counselor II will provide Medi-Cal appropriate and approved individual therapy, rehabilitation, collateral, and case management services to youth exhibiting and/or engaging in high-risk or delinquent behavior in a school based setting. Employing evidence-based practices, SEAS services are targeting high school students who are behaviorally beyond control of their guardians, curfew violators, truants, and/or runaways. The Counselor will offer intervention and supportive services to a culturally and linguistically diverse client base of teens exhibiting and/or engaging in substance use, gang involvement, poor school attendance, depression, and other delinquent behavior. This position may require travel within the community, but services will generally be provided at a high school campus site.

    Duties:

    • Provide induvial therapy, rehabilitation, case management, and supportive counseling at a high school in East San Jose;
    • Conduct intakes, assessments, and treatment service plans;
    • Facilitate school based individual, family, and group supportive services, and educational sessions;
    • Conduct follow-up contact for each client in a timely manner;
    • Maintain Medi-Cal documentation and Medi-Cal appropriate client files and complete required paperwork including intake, psychosocial assessments, service plans, case notes, youth performance outcome forms, etc. within expected timeframe;
    • Document all client contact within 24 hours;
    • Serve on School Attendance Review Board and provide services to youths;
    • Maintain an active caseload of 15-18 clients per week;
    • Outreach services through community fairs and presentations to school personnel and community groups;
    • Attend Back to School Night and Staff Meetings on an ongoing basis;
    • Attend weekly meetings, weekly clinical case conferencing, and trainings necessary for professional development and as required for the agency or its funding sources;
    • Understand and adhere to the laws governing child abuse reporting;
    • Maintain confidential client records and files and complete required paperwork including treatment plans, psychosocial histories, and progress notes;
    • Administer evaluation surveys as required by contract;
    • Perform other duties as necessary for the good of the agency and as assigned by supervisor;
    • Evenings may be required.

    Qualifications:

          • MA in counseling or related field; MSW or MFT from an accredited college or university;
          • BBS registration required;
          • Bilingual/biliterate competence in Spanish/English required;
          • Medi-Cal documentation trained;
          • At least two years’ experience in a school based service agency as a counselor, caseworker or related position;
          • Experience working with diverse ethnic/cultural backgrounds;
          • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
          • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs;
          • Able to work independently and as a positive member of a team;
          • Fingerprinting and background check as required by the Department of Justice;
          • Valid CA driver’s license, an automobile for agency travel, and proof of current auto insurance;
          • TB clearance required.