Promesa Behavioral Health has been a premier employer for the Central Valley for more than 30 years.  We are currently seeking new talent to join our team. We offer an energetic, positive and healthy workplace culture that fosters a family-oriented environment.  

We want YOU to be a part of our mission and help serve some of the most vulnerable populations in our community. We appreciate you considering being part of OUR TEAM and look forward to seeing you!

Some of the benefits of being part of our team are:

Generous Benefit Plans that include:

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Promesa Behavioral Health is currently recruiting for the following positions. Application packets are available at our main office or click on the application packet link below and fax to the Human Resource Department (559) 439-1007.

Current Openings

We are currently seeking Registered Mental Health Clinicians (AMFT and/or ASW ) for our Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP) for adolescents referred through Juvenile Probation and Social Services. Typical duties may include, but is not limited to completing clinical assessments within 5 days of placement, establishing treatment plans to restore youths functionality and reduce their symptoms, participation in interdisciplinary treatment planning, CFT meetings, provide individual, group and family therapy, case management duties and completion of proper documentation for Medi-Cal billing in order to meet productivity goals.

Candidates in licensed positions may serve as the Head of Service completing clinical reviews to determine transition plans for youth every 90 days, will review progress notes and needs & services plans for approval and signature and will visit the STRTP sites regularly to provide clinical guidance to direct care staff to ensure proper delivery of services.

We offer flexible scheduling, clinical supervision, positive corporate culture, and a great benefit plan including Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Group Life plan, 403(b) Retirement plan, PTO, Paid holidays and various voluntary benefits.

Min Education/Experience Requirements: Must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited or state approved graduate school in social work, social welfare, marriage, family and child counseling, child psychology, and counseling psychology. Completion of three semester units or 100 days field practice or experience in a public or private social services agency at the Master’s Degree Level; nine semester units or coursework related to children and families, or 18 months experience in working with children and families; at least three semester units in working with minority population: or six months in-service training in working with minority population within the first year of employment as a condition of employment and at least three semester units in child welfare, or two years’ experience in a public or private child welfare social services setting. Proof of registration through the Board of Behavioral Science required.

If interested, please email a detailed cover letter + resume to or fax resumes to (559) 439-1007.

Do you have experience working with youth in a group home setting or juvenile justice campus setting? Do you have a passion to serve at-risk youth in the community? If you answered yes to both of these questions then Promesa Behavioral Health has just the opportunity for you!

Promesa is recruiting for Residential Counselors in the agency’s Short Term Residential Treatment Program (STRTP). Youth are referred through juvenile probation and social services and have various behavioral and mental health issues, conduct disorders, gang affiliation etc.

Duties and Responsibility Include:

Provide constant supervision, protection and care for the youth in a 24-hour group home setting. Staff will establish behavioral limits by de-escalating youth in crisis. Provide guidance on verbal communication, health and self-care personal habits. Assist client with living skills such as cooking, laundry and house cleaning. Assists youth with academic assignments. Staff will be trained on dispensing medication and recognize youth medical needs, administer first aid and CPR if needed also transporting.

Job seekers with a background in social work, case management, behavioral health and group home direct care are highly encouraged to apply.

Child Care Worker I qualifications listed below:

– Bachelor’s of Arts or Sciences Degree.

– Or A valid child development teaching permit or completed 12 semester units of early childhood education, adolescent development or Foster & Kinship education and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth.

– Or A valid certificate as an Alcohol Counselor, Drug Counselor or Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth.

– Or A valid vocational training certificate, credential, or documentation demonstrating that the individual is a trade journeyperson who instructs children in vocational skills and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth as a mentor, athletic coach, teacher, vocational coach, tutor, counselor, or other relevant experience as determined by the dept.

-Or Have been previously employed as a full-time staff or served as a volunteer at a group home, short term residential therapeutic program, or substance abuse treatment program for One year

-Or Have relevant life experience in the child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice systems as a consumer, mentor or caregiver or other relevant experience as determined by the dept.

Additional Requirements:

Must have a valid California Drivers license, auto insurance coverage.

Must have a good driving record

Official Educational Transcripts.

Criminal Record Background check including D O J, FBI and Child Abuse Index. A Physical, Drug and TB screening is required (Company will assume cost).

Job Type:

Full and part time

Pay : $17.10 – $17.50

Overnight Shifts Available


After 60 days medical, dental, Vision and other voluntary benefits are offered.

Paid training for required courses such as, CPR & 1st Aid, Water Safety and Pro Act upon hiring.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $17.10 – $17.50 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Screens all employees daily for COVID symptoms.

The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist position will be working directly with youth in our Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP.) The youth are referred for placement by Juvenile Probation and Social Service Agencies from various counties throughout the State of California. The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialists will work in collaboration with the clinical treatment team to ensure proper delivery of services to the youth in the STRTP Program. If the youth requires services outside the expertise of the agency the Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist in collaboration with the Mental Health Clinician will locate community services to ensure they meet the unique needs of the youth. They will manage the case in coordination with the clinical staff to ensure services to the youth are provided, in accordance with the approved case plan; complete intake summaries, provide regular progress notes and will complete transition plans for the youth. They will attend appropriate sessions and represent the youth in CFT meetings to discuss their progress towards reaching their treatment goals in coordination with all stakeholders individuals involved in the case.

Salary: $18.00 per hr

Min Education/Experience Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Child Development, Psychology, and Social Work or other behavioral science field + 4 years experience in a mental health setting OR Current enrollment in a Master’s Degree Program in Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling or Psychology each year of enrollment will substitute for a required year of experience and 2-3 years of experience in a mental health setting.

If interested, please email a detailed cover letter + resume to or fax resumes to (559) 439-1007.

We are seeking a committed and talented individual to work with young adults ages 18-21 in our Transitional Housing Program sites. The young adults placed in the Transitional Housing program transition from Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs and/ or Foster Family Agency placements into the transitional housing program to learn independent living skills. An ideal candidate would assist and support the young adults in transitioning from court ordered placements to becoming independent and financially stable young adults in the community. In this position you would work closely with the youth in the program developing living skills plans, case plans, creating workshops, etc.

The position is full-time with excellent benefits including various voluntary benefits plus PTO hours. In addition, the work schedule is Monday- Friday 11am-7pm (1 Saturday per month.)

Min Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Child Development, Psychology, Social Work or related behavioral science field and at least one year of experience with the client population served.