Ojai, CA
Part-time
Salary: $15.00 to $17.50 /hour


Evolve Treatment Centers is looking for passionate and enthusiastic Associate MFT/MSW/PCC as well as Residential Counselors to join our team at our Ojai location, which is located in Ventura County. Our team provides the highest caliber of residential treatment to adolescents struggling with addiction and mental illness. Our rapidly growing company is looking for those who are highly qualified and passionate mental health professionals to join us and grow with us.

The ideal candidate is experienced, dedicated, responsible and excited about working with teens with mental health and substance abuse issues. We are looking for someone who is flexible and willing to adjust to the ever-changing nature of adolescent treatment.

The positions for part-time Associates and part-time Residential Counselors are roles that provide a great opportunity to gain exposure and experience with teens that have significant mental health and substance abuse issues. Associates will receive weekly, on-site clinical supervision and the opportunity to accrue group hours quickly towards your license. The Residential Counselor position is great for someone who may be interested in going back to school to pursue a degree in the mental health or social services field, or is already doing so.

Extensive training and support will be provided to staff including regular trainings in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), and you will have the support of your team-members. This position is rewarding as our staff have the opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of teens and their families.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Provide direct care and supervision to clients in the milleu
  • Provide one-to-one support for clients and addresses areas where they need support with individual problems
  • Maintain vigilance and awareness of the peer community dynamic while monitoring the behavior, activities and safety of the clients
  • Conduct and facilitate psychoeducation groups and recreational activities
  • Crisis Management and intervention including safety plans and risk assessments
  • Responsible for client shift note and group note documentation
  • Accompany clients on outings and to AA/NA meetings
  • Facilitate urinalysis testing for clients
  • Establish a constructive therapeutic community in accordance with Treatment Center polices

Specific to Associates:

  • Perform biopsychosocial assessments on clients
  • Conduct weekly process groups sessions
  • Potential for having a caseload of individual and family clients

Requirements for Associate MFT/SW/PCC:

  • Must be registered as an AMFT/ACSW/APCC with the California Board of Behavior Science (or ability to be registered within 60 days of hire)
  • Driver’s License and reliable form of transportation
  • Must be able to attend our mandatory weekly treatment team meeting/supervision every Tuesday from 9am-12pm
  • Must be able to attend mandatory trainings every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 2pm-4pm
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Requirements for Residential Counselors:

  • Must be able to attend our mandatory weekly treatment team meeting every Tuesday from 9am-12pm
  • Must be available to attend mandatory trainings every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 2pm-4pm
  • CADC preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Information for Applicant:

  • AM shift times are from 6am-2pm; PM shift times are from 2pm-10pm
  • The ideal candidate is someone who can be flexible with their schedule and is willing to pick up shifts on an on-call basis
  • Part-time positions typically consist of 2-3 shifts/week to start (approx. 20-28 hours/week)
  • Weekend availability preferred

Job Type: Part-time/ On-call

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