School of Social Work

Employment Opportunities

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Youth For Change - Multiple Jobs
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Personal Aide


Posting Date: March 10, 2022

Needed by: The end of June

Job Title: Personal Aide

Job Description: Our special needs son requires a one-on-one aide for transportation to appointments and shopping, and for general companionship. Other tasks include helping him develop his skills in money managing, meal shopping and preparation, and social skills. Our son does not use a wheelchair, but he's a bit unsteady on his feet, and he only has the use of one hand.

He loves videogames (PS5, Switch), anime, Marvel, hip hop, and pop culture. He would relate best to an aide who is very familiar with PlayStation. For the past couple of years Sam has been working
with an aide who was pursuing a major in social work at Chico State, and they have become
friends. But now that student has graduated and is moving on, and we need to find a new aide
for Sam. The hours are very flexible, between 10 - 35 hours a week, and the rate is $15 per
hour. Must have a car and a good driving record, references, and a resume.

Catalyst Multiple Jobs in Chico, CA

We are hiring! Catalyst Domestic Violence Services uses trauma-informed approaches and empowerment models to support people being victimized by intimate partner violence. We are looking for candidates who have skills/knowledge of these practices and who value the diversity of the human experience. Catalyst is seeking candidates for the following positions:

Drop-in Advocate- Chico, CA

This position is responsible for providing follow-up and extended contact with and advocacy for victims of domestic violence and their children. This position will be 36 hours per week with an hourly rate of $17 and a $1/hour bilingual incentive and is eligible for dental, vision, and medical benefits.

This position is open until filled.  

Housing Coordinator- Chico, CA

This position is responsible for providing extended coordination and advocacy for survivors of intimate partner violence and their children primarily around housing stabilization in our Rapid Rehousing and Housing First programs. This position will be 36 hours per week with an hourly rate of $19 and a $1/hour bilingual incentive and is eligible for dental, vision, and medical benefits.

This position is open until filled.

Navigation Coordinator- Oroville, CA

This position will also work through our Chico Office at times and will be responsible for providing follow-up and extended contact with and advocacy for survivors of intimate partner violence and their children. This position will be 36 hours per week with an hourly rate of $19 and a $1/hour bilingual incentive and is eligible for dental, vision, and medical benefits.

This position is open until filled.

Overnight Weekend HAVEN Advocate- Chico, CA

This position is responsible for direct client services and coordination of educational, recreational and therapeutic programs for housing program participants. This position will be 24 hours per week with an hourly rate of $17 and a $1/hour bilingual incentive. This position is based at Catalyst's confidential housing program. The schedule for this position will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 6pm-3am. It is an overnight, awake position.

This position is open until filled.

Member Engagement Manager - NASW

Job Title: Member Engagement Manager - California

Company: NASW

Location: Sacramento

Job Description:

NASW-CA is currently hiring for a Member Engagement Manager(opens in new window). The Member Engagement Manager is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of the chapter’s membership program and grassroots advocacy services for the purposes of membership recruitment, retention, and active engagement in the chapter’s advocacy and capacity building initiatives.

We invite you to apply for this dynamic role if you have a passion for collaboration, community organizing, and customer service, and want to be part of a dedicated team of professionals seeking to uplift and support our field through advocacy, professional development, community building, and leadership.

Social Worker at Sierra Nevada Connections

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Title: Social Worker

Company: Sierra Nevada Connections

Location: Chico, CA

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The responsibility of the Social Worker is to ensure the foster children placed within the care of Sierra Nevada Connections are safe and healthy and their personal rights are safeguarded. It is also the responsibility of the social worker to ensure resource parents provide a safe and nurturing home for these children and they are complying with the CA Welfare and Institutions Codes, Community Care Licensing, NAC regulations and Licensing, and Sierra Nevada Connections policies.

Behavioral Health Counselors

Title: Behavioral Health Counselors


Butte County Behavioral Health Crisis Services is currently looking for extra help Behavioral Health Counselors. Attached is a copy of our extra help application and job specifications for Behavioral Health Counselors. Extra help positions are a great way for people to get their foot in the door. Currently, Butte County Behavioral Health does not have an open recruitment for full-time positions; however, once the recruitment opens extra help employees are able to apply and direct experiences is weight heavily in the hiring process for full time employees.  Applicants can drop their applications at the Crisis Services office located at 560 Cohasset Road, Suite 180, in Chico.

Dialysis Social Worker-MSW

Job Title: Dialysis Social Worker-MSW

Location: Oroville, CA

Job Description:

The Dialysis Social Worker is responsible for assessing and responding to the psychosocial needs of our in-center hemodialysis patients. This includes counseling patients and their families on ESRD related issues consisting of treatment options, adjustment to chronic illness, insurance needs, and community resources.


  • Counseling patients and their families regarding End Stage Renal Disease therapies.
  • Assisting patients in comparing the different therapies available so they can make educated decisions about their care.
  • Assisting patients with completing insurance/financial forms, providing additional information regarding insurance coverage as needed.
  • Assessing patients' personal and home-care needs so that appropriate referrals can be made to community resources and transportation agencies to maximize patients' access to care.
The Dialysis Social Worker is part of the interdisciplinary team, providing ongoing assessments of patients' needs and modifying the plan of care as needed.


  • A Masters Degree from an accredited Social Work Program is required.
  • Currently licensed as a Social Worker, if applicable in your state.
Supervisor, Social Work

Job Title: Supervisor, Social Work

Location: Oroville/Chico Area, CA
Department: Department of Employment & Social Services
Job Type: Regular Help
Job Closing: 5/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Salary: $58,801.60 - $78,790.40 Annually

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Social Workers in Fairfield and Surrounding Areas

Job Title: Social Worker

Location: Fairfield, CA and surrounding areas

Company: DaVita Kidney Care

Job Description: 

DaVita Kidney Care is looking for Social Workers in Fairfield, CA and surrounding areas. 

Staff Services Analyst

Posting Date: 4/15/22

Apply Before: 5/6/22

Job Title: Staff Services Analyst

Company: State of California Department of Rehabilitation

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: 

Coordinate, and arrange services for consumers as well as provide support for counselors. Collect, review, analyze, and research information related to case activity in order to facilitate assessments for eligibility, priority for services determination, request for re-evaluation, IPE, and case closure by the SVRC, QRP.

Qualified Rehab Professional

Posting Date: 4/8/22

Apply Before: 4/29/22

Job Title: Qualified Rehab Professional

Company: State of California Department of Rehabiltation

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: This is a full time counselor position that assists individuals with disabilities to become employed. As a counselor you determine eligibility, assist in developing a vocational plan and support the individual in attaining the vocational goal. Requires a master degree in a behavioral or social science major.

Paid Internship for Happy Camp

Job Title: Paid Internship

Job Description: 

Abby Yeager, Executive Director of the Happy Camp Community Center, is looking for college Sophomores, Juniors, or even Seniors who might want a PAID internship in Happy Camp(opens in new window) for the summer (housing provided at no cost) to work as camp counselors serving youth grades K-8. 

She will be at the Chico State Job Fair tomorrow (Wednesday) and would love to connect with any students who might be interested. The jobs are also posted on Handshake.

Chief of Research and Evaluation

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Title: Chief of Research and Evaluation Research Scientist Manager (Social/Behavioral Sciences)

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Code: JC-298331

Salary: $12,161 - $13,809 

Company: County of Sacramento

Position Description/Requirements: 

Under the broad administrative direction of the Deputy Director for Data, Evaluation and Policy (CEA) and indirectly to the Executive Director. The Research Scientist Manager serves as Chief of Data Analytics and Program Evaluation and Chief Data Officer for the Commission. The Chief uses research, evaluation, and related expertise to lead efforts in measuring, assessing, and understanding the impact of California’s mental health system in meeting the mental health needs of California’s residents. The incumbent is the research leader for the Commission and is responsible for providing guidance and leadership in directing complex and relevant research studies of the statewide impact of these politically and socially sensitive programs. The Chief of Data Analytics and Program Evaluation will lead critical statewide research efforts – including evaluations, data analysis and efforts to communicate findings to a range of decision-makers – to ensure that the public mental health system is well understood, and that Commissioners and other policymakers have relevant knowledge to inform their decision-making. The Research Scientist Manager will work with mental health consumers, family members, state and local agency leaders, mental health experts, and other stakeholders in advising the executive leadership of the Commission and Commissioners in determining data analytic, research and evaluation priorities.

Contact Information:

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Human Resources
(916) 445-8696

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Kimberly Watkins
(916) 445-8706
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

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La Clinica de La Raza - Multiple Job Opportunities

Job Description: 

I am reaching out from La Clinica de La Raza(opens in new window), a health center with 35 sites in Solano, Contra Costa and Alameda counties. We employ over 60 staff in the behavioral health field in the three counties we serve. Our agency is looking for partnership opportunities with CSU Chico School of Social Work to inform current, graduating and alumni students about internship and job opportunities that we have at our agency. 

We have a few open clinician positions that graduating students and/or alumni may be interested in:

We offer competitive salaries for MSWs or Master's in Counseling who are pursuing their LCSW or MFT licensure.