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If you want to build on your abilities with a strong organization while making a significant impact on people’s lives, you should consider a career with Community Human Services. We are Monterey County’s largest and most comprehensive provider of human services.

Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our consumers and community while contributing to the development of our employees. Ongoing training and attention to your development prepare you to succeed. Your achievements and leadership are rewarded by advancement opportunities; we desire to promote people from within our organization.

CHS provides a competitive benefits package including:

• Medical (100% for employees, 50% for dependents)
• Dental (100% for employees, 50% for dependents)
• Long-term disability insurance
• Life insurance
• Employer-matched 403B
• Paid sick leave, holidays and vacation

Career Application

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To apply for a position at CHS, send a completed application and resume with cover letter via email or post. Please include job title and reference number in your cover letter or email subject line.

SEND TO:

Rosie Angulo
Administrative Services Manager
Community Human Services

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 3076, Monterey, CA 93942
Phone: 831-658-3811
Fax: 831-658-3815
rangulo@chservices.org

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Current Job Openings

RELIEF STAFF – SAFE PASSAGE: Provides overnight watch and weekend supervision of clients. May assist staff on other areas of daily program needs as designated by the Program Officer.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs nightly room checks and attends to the general safety and wellbeing of clients and facility.
  • Assist residents with daily basic independent living skills including but not limited to: cooking, cleaning, job prep, school work, etc.
  • Ensures all residents are home by curfew, following house rules and community expectations at all times.
  • Ensures daily/weekly chores are complete Job Type: Part-time
  • Salary: $13.00 /hour

QUALIFICATIONS: Relief Staff must be responsible and knowledgeable in program rules. Must have demonstrated problem-solving skills and be able to assist staff in handling a variety of situations. Relief Staff is required to work within defined limits, subject to direct instruction. Must be able to relate to persons of varied backgrounds and have enough recovery knowledge to work supportively with other treatment staff. Candidates for this position must have documented completion from an alcohol and/or drug treatment program and have one-year sobriety form alcohol and other drugs. Incumbent for this position at Safe Place must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with young adults.

SHELTER MONITOR – SAFE PLACE: Provides night watch and weekend supervision of clients, and may assist staff in other areas of daily program functioning as designated by the Program Officer.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attends to the general safety and well-being of clients and facility.
  • Contacts staff in the event of client or facility emergencies.
  • Other duties assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Shelter Monitor must be responsible and knowledgeable in program rules. They must have demonstrated problem-solving skills and be able to assist staff in handling a variety of situations. Shelter Monitor is required to work within defined limits, subject to direct instruction. They must be able to relate to persons of varied backgrounds and have enough recovery knowledge to work supportively with other treatment staff.

  • Candidates for this position must have documented completion from an alcohol and/or drug treatment program and have one-year sobriety from alcohol and other drugs.
  • Incumbent for this position must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with young adults.
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Salary: $13.00 /hour

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN needed at the Family Service Centers in Salinas and Seaside. Provides individual, group and family therapy to residents of Monterey County. Conducts intakes and assessments, develops treatment plans, recommends appropriate interventions and requests re-authorization of services when appropriate. Knowledge of Avatar and Medi-Cal standards desirable. Licensed eligible ASW or MFTi: $2,812 monthly DOE. Clinical supervision provided. Licensed LCSW, MFT or LPCC: $3,750-$5,053 monthly DOE. Additional 5% if bilingual (E/S). AA/EOE. Must be registered with the California Board of Behavior Sciences. Licensed eligible ASW or MFTi.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s
  • Required experience:
  • Mental Health: 1 year
  • Required language:
  • Spanish
  • Required license or certification:
  • Driver’s License

Starting pay $2,812.00 to $5,053.00 DOE additional 5% stipend if Bilingual AA/EOE plus benefits package.
If you are interested in applying for this position send resume & cover letter to Rosie Angulo at fax: (831) 658-3815, mail: P.O. Box 3076, Monterey, CA 93942, or e-mail: rangulo@chservices.org.
Open until filled

COUNSELOR II – OUTPATIENT TREATMENT CENTER: Professionals provide therapeutic recovery treatment to clients addressing addictions and relapse behaviors. Serve as support to ongoing client care. Perform comprehensive client assessments and lead both process and educational groups. Perform counselling and administrative functions as delegated by the program officer and oversees the general safety and well-being through counseling relationships in the treatment program.

Counselor II at Outpatient Treatment Center provides individual case management. Serves as primary advocator for the development of the individualized treatment plans. Provides education to individuals and families; provides individual, group and family counseling as outlined in patient treatment plans. Maintains detailed and accurate written records in compliance with Federal, State and County, as well as any accreditation governing body and program requirements. Attend mandatory program and agency staff meetings. Assists in developing program goals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree or as an equivalent High School Diploma or GED with five years of work experience in a related field (Human Services, Counseling, Psychology or Social Work)
  • The equivalent combination of education, related experience and/or personal recovery may be substituted for the above.
  • Certified alcohol and drug counselor or registered intern in State-approved program within six months of employment.
  • Two years related work experience.
  • Knowledge of various modalities in addition treatment.
  • Two years clean and sober if in recovery
  • Knowledge of community resources used in treatment and case management.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn technology.
  • Oral and written communications skills and ability to communicate effectively with staff, patients, families’ community agencies and professionals.
  • Crisis intervention skills and ability to perform in crisis situations.
  • Ability to exercise appropriate judgment, decision making and counselor/client boundaries.

Starting pay $3,000 – $3,308 DOE additional 5% stipend if Bilingual AA/EOE plus benefits package.
If you are interested in applying for this position send resume & cover letter to Rosie Angulo at fax: (831) 658-3815, mail: P.O. Box 3076, Monterey, CA 93942, or e-mail: rangulo@chservices.org.
Open until filled

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