Mental Health Careers that Make a Difference in our Community

At Youth Intensive Services, our staff lives and breathes our mission each day – delivering the best care possible to help those in need achieve healthy and fulfilling lives.

In order to reach young people and adults who need mental health, addiction, vocational and other services, our team members need to display the desire and determination to help our clients find their potential. We offer a challenging yet rewarding opportunity for those who have the hunger and drive to make a difference in someone’s life.

Does this sound like you? If so, consider joining our team today. We offer career opportunities in many fields, but are most commonly looking for:


Counselors provide intensive clinical services to children and adolescents with identified mental health or substance use diagnosis, in school-based and outpatient programs.

BIS (Behavior Intervention Specialist)

The BIS provide one-on-one behavior intervention in schools. These individuals are involved with positive intervention inside and outside of classroom. BIS complete functional behavior assessments and collaborate with parents and school staff to assist in meeting student’s needs.

TSS (Therapeutic Staff Support)

The TSS is responsible for providing one-on-one interventions with a child or adolescent with a serious emotional disturbance, in a community setting, and in support of the child’s family or other responsible adult defined in the treatment plan.

If interested in applying to any of the positions listed above, please download and complete an application or send a resume to [email protected].


Add a Heading for Internships with the following copy: We offer paid internships for college students studying careers in the youth or adult mental health, addiction counseling, social work, medical and information technology fields. Complete the application form here or send your resume to [email protected].

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Fields required: First/Last Name, address, phone, email, university, field of study, anticipated graduation year, availability (check box: fall, spring, summer, winter, any), upload resume, department (check box: Medical, Social Work, Counseling, IT)

Depending on the box they check for “department” the data needs to go to:

Medical: [email protected] and [email protected]

Social Work or Counseling: [email protected] and [email protected]

IT: [email protected] and [email protected] 

For more information on careers, contact Youth Intensive Services at 330.318.3436.