Open Career Opportunities

We Care Services for Children serves families with children ages 0-6 at risk for experiencing life-impacting developmental and behavioral health challenges. We offer a wide array of targeted, effective, and compassionate services designed to meet the individual needs of each child:

We offer a wide array of targeted, effective, and compassionate services designed to meet the individual needs of each child:

  • Early intervention services via our inclusive classrooms, state preschool, and developmental playgroups;
  • Mental health services provided in the home and in our clinic and classrooms;
  • Individualized, coordinated, family-driven wraparound services; and
  • Mental health consultation for the licensed childcare community in Contra Costa County.

Our programs are based on the belief that each child and family is unique and we honor their beliefs and cultural, linguistic, racial, and socioeconomic diversity while supporting each family and child to reach their full potential, regardless of their abilities or circumstances.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email only to:  careers@wecarechildren.org 


Infant Mental Health Specialist

Job Summary

An exciting new role is now open for a skilled specialist in infant-family and early childhood mental health!  This position will contribute to program development for a new Infant Mental Health program, and serve the needs of families with infants from birth to 18 months of age. 

Skills Required:

    • Clinical experience providing trauma-informed services to young children and their families, with some experience and/or interest in working with infants and caregivers.
    • Ability to accurately form diagnostic assessments of the developmental and behavioral health needs of infants and young children, and to work under pressure of crisis situations at times.
    • Ability to establish and sustain therapeutic alliance with young children and family members of diverse cultural backgrounds, with a commitment to cultural sensitivity and awareness.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently on a day-today basis clinically, legally and ethically, and to consult with supervisor when appropriate.
  • Prior home- or community-based clinical experience is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • CA Licensed, or License Eligible MFT, LCSW, PhD or PsyD.
    • Bicultural/bilingual preferred.
  • Valid California driver’s license, auto insurance and car.

We Care is located in Concord, CA, an easy 30-minute counter-commute drive from the Oakland/Berkeley area. 

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to kransom@wecarechildren.org, describing your interest in the position. We Care Services for Children offers a rich and supportive work environment, competitive salary and benefits (medical, dental, life, 403b, immediate vacation & sick time accruals, wonderful colleagues, and opportunities for training and professional development). We Care is an equal opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest!


Bilingual (Spanish) Child & Family Therapist

Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Mental Health Director and Clinical Supervisor this position provides home- and clinic-based infant/child-parent psychotherapy and clinical case management services to children from birth to six years old and their parents/caregivers in both Spanish and English. Being able to communicate with families proficiently in both English and Spanish is a requirement for this position.

Duties:

  • Assesses clients to determine appropriate diagnosis, treatment modality and interventions, with clinical consultation as needed.
  • Develops treatment plans based on clinical assessment of client and family needs.
  • Provides dyadic therapy and collateral services in the home, community and/or office, as well as case management, such as linking clients to community resources and/or coordinating contacts with other service providers.
  • Maintains an appropriate caseload and meets program billing goals.
  • Participates in case consultations with other treatment team members as needed.
  • Documents billable services according to county guidelines.
  • Prepares files on a yearly basis for EPSDT Utilization Review.
  • Attends all agency staff meetings and designated training events.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • Candidate must be bilingual PROFICIENT in both Spanish and English.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and mental health and the ability to apply this knowledge to relationship based infant/child parent-psychotherapy.
  • Clinical experience providing trauma-informed services to young children and their families.
  • Ability to accurately form diagnostic assessments of the mental health needs of young children, and to work under pressure of crisis situations at times.
  • Ability to establish and sustain therapeutic alliance with young children and family members of diverse cultural backgrounds, with a commitment to cultural sensitivity and awareness.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently on a day-today basis clinically, legally and ethically, and to consult with supervisor when appropriate.
  • Must have working knowledge of all laws pertaining to mental health in general and child abuse in particular and be able to apply them in everyday practice.
  • Prior home- or community-based clinical experience is a plus.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in: Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology.
  • Licensed, or License Eligible MFT, LCSW, PhD or PsyD.
  • Spanish language fluency is a requirement.
  • Experience working with young children and their families.
  • Previous clinical experience working in multicultural communities.
  • Valid California driver’s license, auto insurance and car.

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to careers@wecarechildren.org describing your interest in the position. We Care Services for Children offers a rich and supportive work environment, competitive salary and benefits (medical, dental, life, 403b, immediate vacation & sick time accruals, wonderful colleagues, and opportunities for training and professional development). Successful candidates will need to pass a criminal background check including fingerprint clearance, as well as passing a standard physical with TB screen. We Care is an equal opportunity employer. Thank you for your interest!


On Call Substitute Teacher Associate

This position is hourly as needed Monday through Friday.

Requirements:
This position requires fingerprint clearance including criminal background check as well as passing a standard physical with TB clearance.

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum 6 ECE Units
  • High school graduate
  • Proficient writing skills
  • Able to clearly communicate with children, staff, and families
  • Able to function as a team member
  • Exhibit a genuine interest in children and their welfare
  • Experience and/or training working with young children, preferably those with special needs

Bi-lingual Spanish/English encouraged to apply

All positions require fingerprint clearance including criminal background check as well as passing a standard physical with TB clearance. We Care offers a competitive benefit plan (medical, dental, life, 403b) for all employees. Immediate Vacation & Sick time accruals includes holidays & 1 personal floating holiday. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email only to:  careers@wecarechildren.org

Thank you for your interest in We Care Services for Children.