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For all open positions, please send cover letter of interest and resume to:

Attention:  HR
Family Service Agency
123 West Gutierrez St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Fax: 805.965.2178
hr@fsacares.org
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School Services Supervisor, South County (II)

The Position:

The School Services Supervisor (II) is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Preschool Mental Health Program, START Program, Secondary School Mental Health Counseling and providing overall support for the School Services Supervisor (III) and the School-Based Counseling Program in South Santa Barbara County.  The duties include responsibility for staff, program and budget development, administration, implementation and evaluation.  The School Services Supervisor (III) supervises the School Services Supervisor (II)

Employment Standards:

  • Must be an LMFT or LCSW in good standing with the BBS.
  • Excellent analytical, computer, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Professional attitude, teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must.
  • Must posses valid CA Driver License and auto insurance.
  • Some experience as a School-Based Counselor required.
  • Must have experience providing Clinical Supervision.

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:

  • This position is part-time, 25-30 hours. Rate of pay dependent upon experience.

School Based Counselor (Santa Barbara)

The Position:

Seeking full-time or part-time School-Based Counselor to work in Santa Barbara with K-12 students and their families.

The School-Based Counselor is an on-site direct service provider at a local elementary or secondary school.  Each on-site Counselor works with high-risk children and their families, teachers, school counselors, other school personnel and administrators.  The School-Based Counselor also works with community agencies to make appropriate referrals.  Clinical supervision will be provided.

Employment Standards:

  • Must be registered MFT Intern or LMFT in good-standing with the BBS.
  • Masters degree required.
  • Must possess valid CA driver license and auto insurance.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, computer, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Professional attitude, teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must.
  • Past clinical experience working with children and families preferred.

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:

  • Non-exempt, hours worked per week to be determined.
  • Pay rate dependent upon experience.

Family Advocate (Santa Barbara)

The Position:

The Family Support Services (FSS) Family Advocate will work collaboratively with parents, school personnel, and public and private agencies to guide families in overcoming obstacles to self-sufficiency.  Guided by the Protective Factors Framework, the Family Advocate will provide comprehensive services to at-risk families in support of a child’s lifelong learning, health, and behavior.  Through advocacy, case management, parent education, developmental screening, and linkage to community resources, the Family Advocate will identify risks, promote strengths, and equip parents with the skills and knowledge needed to overcome sources of stress and provide nurturing environments.  Services are provided in the home, school, and community setting.

Employment Standards:

  • Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, education or related field required.
  • Excellent analytical, computer, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Professional attitude, teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must.
  • Valid CA driver license required

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:

  • This position is full-time, non-exempt, with benefits
  • Pay rate dependent on experience

Preschool Mental Health Therapist

The Position:
The Preschool Mental Health Therapist will work in a community based family wellness program providing early intervention services for preschool children and their families.  The program is a strength-based partnership between families, school personnel, and the FSA treatment team (therapist and family advocate) designed to support the physical, social, emotional, and developmental needs of preschool children and their families.

Therapist Job Duties:

  • Assess referred preschool children and families utilizing information gathered from the child, family, teacher, advocate and ACES
  • Create a treatment plan that addresses the most critical social/emotional/behavioral concerns.
  • Conduct observations in the classroom and at home
  • Attend care coordination team meetings bi-monthly to triage cases, facilitate case consultation, and engage in treatment planning.
  • Consultation with classroom teacher
  • Provide culturally appropriate individual and family therapy as well as parenting education, skills training and relationship enhancement
  • Availability for walk-ins or crisis related issues
  • Address feelings such as anger, anxiety and grief
  • Address behaviors such as tantrums and hitting
  • Teach effective communication, healthy discipline and healthy coping strategies
  • Empower and provide stability and support for the family
  • Utilize “trauma informed” therapy, art, mindfulness, behavior modification and play therapy
  • Utilize and integrated system for tracking client demographics, process outcomes, and outcomes objectives

Employment Standards:

  • Masters in Counseling Psychology or similar degree and MFT Intern or licensed MFT
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a must
  • Experience working in school setting with children/families or background in ECE
  • MediCal documentation experience desired but not required
  • Excellent analytical, computer, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Professional attitude, teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must
  • Valid California driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation required

 Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:

  • Position is full-time (37.5 hours/week) during the school year (September-June), non-exempt, with benefits
  • Clinical supervision or case consultation provided
  • Pay rate dependent on experience

Intensive In-Home Therapist (Lompoc)

The Position:
The Intensive In-Home Therapist position works with children, adolescents and their families in home, clinic, and community settings. Must be a registered IMF, ASW, PCCI or a licensed MFT, LCSW, LPCC. Excellent clinical, interpersonal, analytical, computer, written, and verbal communication skills required. Professional attitude, enjoys teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must.

Employment Standards:
Minimum of 5 years clinical experienced preferred. Medi-Cal documentation experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Clinical supervision provided. Valid CA driver license and proof of insurance required.

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:
This position is full-time non-exempt, 37.5 hours per week, with benefits. Rate of pay is DOE.


Development Associate

The Position:
The Development Associate is responsible for providing support for the Agency’s fundraising, events, gift processing and other related activities. The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development & Communications and works in close collaboration with the Development & Marketing Manager and Major Gifts Officer. The Development Associate enters all donations into the donor database, produce acknowledgement letters, and copy/file donations; maintains an accurate and up-to-date donor database and create lists and reports from the database; and assists with the planning/production of mailings, events, marketing collateral and outreach campaigns.

Employment Standards:

  • Excellent analytical, computer, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Professional attitude, teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must
  • Associate or Bachelors degree
  • DonorPerfect, fundraising, marketing and event experience preferred

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:
This position is non-exempt, 15.0 hours per week, pay dependent upon experience.


Senior Services Counselor (Lompoc)

The Position:
Family Service Agency’s Senior Services Counselor positions are responsible for managing a clinical caseload, providing some case management, and contributing to the overall functioning of the program. These positions report to the Senior Services Program Manager. Senior services staff may work in a variety of off-site and on-site settings. Clinical supervision provided.

Employment Standards:

  • Must be registered Intern/Associate or Licensed Clinician: MFT / MSW / LPCC in good-standing with the BBS
  • Masters degree required
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Excellent analytical, computer, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Professional attitude, teamwork, and ability to maintain confidentiality a must
  • Must possess valid CA driver license and auto insurance

Classification, Hours and Pay Rate:
This position is non-exempt, 10.0 hours per week with limited benefits, hourly pay dependent on experience.