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

Current Job Openings

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.