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

submit application

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

Current Job Openings

Domestic Violence (DV) Group Facilitator – Part-Time/Full-Time

Provides direct service in the Domestic Violence Intervention Program, serving Court-referred, Probation-referred, and Self-referred men and women as follows. Provides group facilitation for Domestic Violence Intervention group meetings and Anger Management group meetings. Does intake assessments. Does fee assessments. Collects and receipts fees. Maintains necessary paperwork for group participants, including providing regular written reports for Probation Department/Court/California Department of Corrections.   The Domestic Violence Facilitator must meet qualifications as outlined by the Monterey County Probation Department.  Generally this means having a minimum of 40 hours of training on Domestic Violence and 104 hours of co-facilitation of a Domestic Violence group, or similar qualifications acceptable to the Probation Department.  The Facilitator must maintain annual training hours sufficient to satisfy the requirements of the Monterey County Probation Department.  Additionally, the individual must pass a criminal records check by the Probation Department and have been violence-free for a period of at least three years.

PT pay $21.20 per hour, 5% bilingual stipend

 

*May be full time if qualifications are met for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Advocate*

 

FT starting pay $3,675 - $4,052/monthly depending on qualifications and experience. Additional 5% if bilingual (E/S). Generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage. AA/EOE.

Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Advocate – Part-Time/Full-Time

Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Advocate – Part-Time/Full-Time

Provides advocacy, community outreach and engagement. Providing advocacy services to identified survivors of CSE and at risk of CSE or trafficking. Providing basic needs kits for homeless youth identified as CSEC. Providing resources to homeless youth and NMDs identified as CSEC. Screening homeless youth clients of Safe Place with the CSE IT Tool to determine at risk level of CSE and Sex Trafficking, and making referrals to the child protection hotline for identified victims, as appropriate. Work with CHS Communications Coordinator to conduct an awareness event during the month of January, and collaborate with the county and any identified CSEC Program Agency Partners in event planning, to include development of messaging and materials to ensure all event content is survivor informed and approved. To participate in a minimum of 3 community, health educational and/or resource fair in North Monterey County and on the Monterey Peninsula. Prepare reports on a quarterly basis which reflect progress on program services, including the following: Overview of advocacy services; Number of CSE IT screenings conducted; Attendance and feedback reports for CSEC awareness events; Participation in community, health, resource and/or school events; and Examples of social media outreach. The CSEC Specialist must have a Bachelor’s Degree and be trained in the use of the CSE-IT screening tool, or the equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

 

PT pay $21.20 per hour, 5% bilingual stipend

*May be full time if qualifications are met for DV Facilitator*

FT starting pay $3,675 - $4,052/monthly depending on qualifications and experience. Additional 5% if bilingual (E/S). Generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage. AA/EOE.

 

RESOURCE FAMILY HOME

RESOURCE FAMILY HOME

Community Human Services is looking for caring adults to provide short-term shelter to homeless teens in their homes. Temporary shelter is an integral part of our Runaway & Homeless Youth Program. Through this rewarding experience, you will: Provide temporary housing for 1 or 2 youth (under age 18) in your guest room; Receive a monthly stipend, regardless of the number of days youth are placed with you; Be able to continue with your daytime routine, including work; Receive training and support from our counselors; Have a positive impact on good kids who want to succeed. Please contact CHS at lhandler@chservices.org or Lilah at 373-4421 for more information about getting licensed for this important role. CHS is a nonprofit organization serving youth & families since 1969.

 

 

Counselor II – Genesis House

 

Counselor II – Genesis House

Provides drug treatment services to clients and their families, including treatment planning, individual and group counseling, education and case management. Oversees the general safety and well-being of clients through appropriate counseling relationships. Performs a variety of administrative duties as assigned by the Program Officer. Administer assessment via the ASI (Addiction Severity Index) of new clients which provides valuable information regarding the nature of the client’s problem. Develops treatment plan and upon completion of treatment develops a discharge plan and an aftercare plan. Updat es client files weekly with Progress Notes, Case Review, and Individual sessions. Makes and coordinates referrals to social service agencies for ancillary support services. Supervises clients during recovery events and other outings in the community. Makes monthly reports, written and oral, to referral sources such as Probation, State Parole, Court Drug Programs, Department of Social and Employment Services, etc. Meets with social service providers to coordinate service plans. Must be a certified addictions counselor or intern (acceptable to State requirements). Knowledge of individual and group behavior and counseling techniques. Demonstrated problem solving skills, clinical skills and ability to work effectively in varied situations. Basic computer skills, Valid California driver’s license and auto insurance required, CPR/First Aid certificate required.

 

Starting pay $3,308-$3,646/ monthly DOE additional 5% if bilingual AA/EOE

 

Shelter Monitor – Safe Place

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. 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 if in recovery 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: $14.33/hour

Counselor II – Outpatient Treatment Center

Counselor II – Outpatient Treatment Center

Counselor II at Outpatient Treatment Center provides assessment, treatment planning, individual, group and family counseling, education and case management in an outpatient drug treatment center. Maintains detailed and accurate written records in compliance with Medi-Cal and County requirements, as well as CARF standards. Participates in clinical supervision and quality assurance reviews. Assists in developing program goals.

Essential duties include interviewing patients, reviewing records and conferring with other professionals and staff members in the development of individualized treatment plans. Assists patients in identifying and progressing toward their chosen goals. Advocates for clients in all areas of treatment. Provides prompt intervention in case of a crisis, both to stop the crisis and to notify persons and agencies necessary for the resolution of the situation. Counsels clients individually and in group sessions. Provides therapeutic treatment and strategies for relapse prevention. Counsels family members to assist them in understanding substance use disorders and supporting clients in treatment. Refers clients to other support services as needed, such as medical treatment, social services, housing services and employment services. Monitors condition of clients to evaluate success of treatment and adapts treatment as needed. Prepares and maintains reports and case histories. Participates in continuing quality improvement processes and evaluating the effectiveness of the program. Enforces the policies and procedures of Outpatient Treatment Center and Community Human Services.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or a 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. Must be a registered or certified alcohol and drug counselor. Experience in ASAM assessments, Medi-Cal and evidence-based best practices highly desired. 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.

*License-eligible Clinicians strongly encouraged to apply*

Starting pay $3,308 - $3,646/ month depending on experience. Additional 5% if bilingual (E/S). Generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage. AA/EOE.