School of Social Work

Employment Opportunities

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Creating Behavioral + Educational Momentum (CBEM)

Posting Date: May 5, 2021

Job Title:  Critical Intervention Specialists (Crisis Case Managers)

Job Description: 

The Case Manager/Critical Intervention Specialist (CIS) works in a 2-person team to manage a caseload of clients that are referred to us by the Far Northern Regional Center (FNRC), covering Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties and participates in weekly Clinical and Administrative meetings at our new Chico office. 

Our ideal candidate would be a graduate or graduating second year from a Master's program for Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or another related field. He/She would be a road warrior; who would have no issues driving in and around the respective coverage area and responding to crises and when necessary, within one hour.

Our ideal candidate would have previous experience advocating, supporting, stabilizing, or working with those with either intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their inner and outer circle. He/She would be adaptable - being comfortable working independently in the field, but ready to jump into a team meeting at the office.

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Posting Date: May 5, 2021

Job Title: Family Reunification Case Managers

Job Description: 

LIRS is the only child welfare provider working with ORR that provides a full range of services for unaccompanied minors. We view our efforts to assist with the emergency at the southern border as a core facet of meeting our mission. LIRS works to reunify these children with their parents or sponsors and
runs the vast majority of sponsor readiness services (85%) around the country.

At present, there is a massive shortage of case managers. This causes backlogs and delays in family reunification, for these case managers are responsible for assessing sponsor readiness and ensuring the safe and timely release of minors.


  • We are looking for full-time, temporary remote case managers – for an average of 6 to 9 months (although our affiliates could consider hiring these individuals permanently in the longer term)
    •  Note: this means individuals will not be located on-site at intake facilities
  • We need to identify/bundle approximately 50 to 100+ case managers ASAP
  • We welcome any connections to individuals and/or institutions who can fill, or help to fill, these opens positions


  • Must be at least 21 years of age and be able to pass an FBI background check, as well as a CA/N check in every state in which they have resided in the last 5 years.
  • Staff are also required to have a TB test and be CPR certified.


Lead Case Manager (Full Time: Job Description)
Responsible for coordinating case management and safe and timely release services, training new case managers, and supervising the work of other case manager.
- Master’s degree in social work or behavioral sciences OR
- Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years progressive employment experience that demonstrates supervisory and case management experience
- Bilingual in Spanish and English

Case Manager (Full Time: Job Description )
Assesses the needs of unaccompanied children in care, develops Individual Service Plans, screens for human trafficking concerns, facilitates the safe and timely release or discharge of children and youth, documents the provision of services in case files.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field and at least 1 year of child welfare experience
- Bilingual in Spanish and English

Oroville Hospital Medical Social Worker - Full Time

Posting Date: March 26, 2021

Job Title: Medical Social Worker - Full Time

Job Description: 

The Medical Social Worker provides individuals, families, and groups with psychosocial support. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education, counseling, and making referrals for appropriate community services. 


  • Graduate of a Bachelors Degree Program in Social Work
  • Masters Degree in Social Work preferred
  • Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians, co-workers and community agencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple requests and duties
  • Ability to maintain high moral standards both at work and in the community

To Apply: Click here

Butte County DESS - Adoptions Specialist

Posting Date: March 26, 2021

Job Title: Adoptions Specialist

Job Description: Under general supervision, performs independently all aspects of adoption investigations, studies, and evaluation and makes decisions on recommendations to the courts in compliance with Federal and State laws, regulations, and policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work required. Upcoming graduates may supply a letter from their attending university stating impending graduation date of their degree program and verification of credits needed for graduation, which will allow placement on list of eligibles.  Actual hiring of position will not occur until after graduation date.      AND
  • Three (3) years of work experience in a public or private social services agency working with children and/or adults.
  • Valid State of California driver's license may be required.

To Apply:  Click here

Youth For Change - Multiple Jobs
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