JOB OPENINGS- SOS is Hiring! August 2018

Please send all inquiries to Kat Lozinto.  

SOS is hiring for multiple positions. Full-time and part-time positions available for MFT, LPCC, and MSW Associates. We have positions currently open in multiple programs.  Positions can be combined to create a full time position for those seeking full time employment.

 

OPEN: Director of Business and Finance

28 to 32 hours per week, flexible schedule, option to work partially from home.  Competitive pay, DOE.  More details to come.   For inquires, contact Julie Waters at jwaters@soscounseling.org

 

OPEN:  Team Success: School Based Mental Health Counselor Positions

Team Success is a mental health prevention and early intervention (PEI) program based on the Project SUCCESS™model.  Team Success incorporates short term mental health counseling services with the PEI model, to help students who could not access mental health support otherwise.   Team Success counselors offer a range of mental health and substance abuse services from outreach and education, to early intervention. Counselors work with the whole school community to support Sonoma County high school students in their ability to achieve and experience success in the school, at home, and in their community at large.  

Team Success counselors are trained to provide a variety of services used to support students’ success by strengthening the skills necessary to live healthy, productive lives.  As a TS Counselor, you will be participating in outreach events (tabling at lunch, speaking to classrooms, teachers and parents), as well as meeting with students one-on-one to screen for mental health and substance use related needs, link students and families to services, and provide supportive mental health services on campus. 

We have 32 hours available, 16 located in Cloverdale, 16 located in Rohnert Park.  Can apply for one location or both.

Pays $20/hour, BBS supervision, regular trainings and collaborative environment offered.

 

OPEN: Part-Time Internships for Associates in our Community Counseling Clinics- 

Gain the experience of working in a private practice setting, under the supervision and guidance of our non-profit. Our Community Counseling Clinics offer our community members a private practice therapy experience for all, regardless of ability to pay. Our counselors learn phone intake assessments, beginning, middle, and ending phases of therapy and case management, and are able to work with a wide range of populations, for both long and short term therapy. Counselors learn private practice skills such as managing their own schedule, personal marketing, outreach, and networking all under the guidance of a team of Clinical Supervisors and colleagues. Trainings provided on a monthly basis and more, opportunities for growth into leadership roles within the agency.

— Clinic internships start at $18/client hour, mandatory additional work including meetings and trainings, are paid as well. We are looking for counselors to hold 10-15 clients, totaling about 20 hours of work per week.

 

OPEN:  Mobile Support Team- Post Graduate Intern Position- 

Join the cutting edge crisis outreach team and learn essential mental health crisis assessment skills.  Work with a team of therapists and substance use specialists while assisting the Police on 5150 calls.  Learn to place 5150 holds, help Sonoma County individuals and families in distress with resources and follow-up support, and collaborate with many other Sonoma County behavioral health agencies.

Established in 2010, The Mobile Support Team (MST) is a program developed by Sonoma County to address the growing need for mobile crisis intervention within our community. Since it’s inception, MST has expanded to cover a large portion of Sonoma County to bring services to many people in need. Part of this expansion is joining with Support Our Students (SOS) to create an intern program where SOS interns join MST.  SOS is currently seeking out interested candidates who would like to work for SOS as an MST intern member and be a part of this exciting program.  The current hours available are 22-30 per week with regular overtime included.

The goals of the Mobile Support Team are:

  • Promote the safety and emotional stability of community members experiencing behavioral health crisis;
  • Minimize further deterioration of community members experiencing behavioral health crisis;
  • Help community members experiencing crisis to obtain ongoing care and treatment;
  • Prevent placement in settings that are more intensive, costly, or restrictive than necessary and appropriate.
  • Participate and collaborate with law enforcement during regularly scheduled briefings.

Starting staff work three 8-10 hour shifts per week, with additional meetings, trainings, as well as opportunity to pick up additional shifts as needed.  May move into full time or part time after training period is over.  Must be willing to work weekends and evenings.

Pay is $22/hour.  Must have a registered MFT, LPCC, or MSW Associate number.  Supervision provided.

SOS is looking for other types of volunteer support.  We need the following skills:

  • IT support.
  • Gardening/handy work.
  • Volunteer Clinical Supervisors who wish to sponsor 1-2 Interns, by providing time limited (1-2 semesters) of individual supervision.
  • Therapists interested in providing Clinical trainings to our staff.
  • Mental Health outreach, education, and promotion during events.

Trainees looking to gain hours are always welcome to apply as we often have space in our school based clinics for volunteer positions.   We always welcome inquiries from interested Associates and Trainees for future openings, including our MST team, which is designed to have regular openings. 

 

Please contact if you are interested!

All inquires should be sent to Kat Lozinto along with your resume and letter of interest.