Phoenix House Career Opportunities


At Phoenix House California, we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are in all kinds of neighborhoods, serving all kinds of people, and we want you to feel like you belong here, too.

Phoenix House California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. You’re different…so are we. Join us! For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

Phoenix House California will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, and ban the box laws.

If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (818) 686-3000 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

Phoenix House California is a health care provider committed to keeping our clients, staff, and community safe.  In keeping with our commitment to safety, Phoenix House California requires staff (paid and unpaid) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination to Human Resources.  

Phoenix House California participates in E-verify.

Our mission is to transform lives. If that sounds like a mission for you, come join our team.  

Questions? Please Contact:

Catalina Duarte, HR Coordinator

Phoenix House California

Email: cduarte@phoenixhouseca.org

Phone: 949-217-3519


40 Career Opportunities at Phoenix Houses of California Inc


New Posting Prevention Specialist (Full-time) (Lake View Terrace, CA)
Lake View Terrace, CA91342
Reporting to the Prevention Coordinator, the Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing culturally relevant school and community-based behavioral health, prevention education, positive character development, and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families based on evidenced-based practices which are appropriate to age, population, literacy, culture, and development. The Prevention Specialist participates in all documentation and data collection as required for quality improvement and outcomes measurement. The Prevention Specialist collaborates with school personnel and teachers professionally and positively to achieve the shared goals and objectives of the project

New Posting Quality Specialist (Full-time) (Santa Ana, CA)
Santa Ana, CA92701
Reporting to the Program Director, the Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for overseeing the functions of quality assurance, quality improvement, and utilization management. Responsibilities include the monitoring of clinical services to assure minimum quality assurance and continuous quality improvement, the supervision and tracking of the delivery of evidence-based programs at the assigned facility, and adherence to all CARF accreditation requirements.

Reporting to the Controller, the Data Entry/Biller is responsible for timely processing and submission of claims using the Welligent electronic health record system (EHRS) and hard copy documents, assuring compliance with Medi-Cal, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health contract (LACDMH), and Other Health Coverage (OHC) Carrier rules.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Quality Assurance Clinician is responsible for overseeing the functions of quality assurance, quality improvement, and utilization management. Responsibilities include the monitoring of clinical services to assure minimum quality assurance and continuous quality improvement, the supervision and tracking of the delivery of evidence-based programs at the assigned facility, and adherence to all CARF accreditation requirements.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Prevention Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating substance abuse prevention programs for youth, parents, professionals using evidence-based practices, and positive based intervention services standards.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Mental Health Therapist is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinician is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Reporting to the Sr. Program Director the Intake Specialist is responsible for being the first point of contact for all referrals coming into the programs of mental health, substance abuse treatment, and wraparound. This role is responsible for the processing of referrals, communicating with county systems, and ensuring access to care timelines are followed and met. Representing Phoenix House to callers, clients, and visitors in a friendly, professional manner

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counselor is responsible for individual service coordination for patients enrolled in Phoenix House Adult/Adolescent Residential/Outpatient Services, including supporting a successful transition back into the community. In collaboration with the Clinical Manager, the AOD Counselor carries a patient caseload and supports the successful integration of medical care, substance abuse treatment, and other services within individual treatment plans.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing culturally relevant school and community-based behavioral health, prevention education, positive character development, and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families based on evidenced-based practices which are appropriate to age, population, literacy, culture, and development. The Prevention Specialist participates in all documentation and data collection as required for quality improvement and outcomes measurement. The Prevention Specialist collaborates with school personnel and teachers professionally and positively to achieve the shared goals and objectives of the project.

Reporting to the VP of HR the Per-Diem Recruiter is responsible for full life-cycle recruiting: recruiting, screening, and recommending placement of staff by using creative sourcing methods (internal and external). This is a per-diem or full-time temporary position.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Early Intervention Specialist (EIS) is responsible for co-facilitating children, teen, parent, and multi-family groups with a psychoeducational curriculum in a community setting. EIS will perform basic duties/assignments related to human services and education, as well as activities that may include the application of higher-level skills acquired through professional training.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinician is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Medical Assistant is responsible for providing supervision to patients/clients and facilitating deliverable services. Coordinates and arranges medical services for the Residential Program, while ensuring execution of program policies and procedures and staff and patient/client safety measures. In addition to all components of the above position summary the following.

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Program Director, the Admissions Specialist is responsible for the management of the administrative functions for the Admissions Department and provide support with conducting assessments/intakes.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible for providing screening and assessment, follow-up and testing for clients and assist in the supervision of assigned substance abuse treatment activities while maintaining a trauma-informed and gender-responsive treatment approach.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinician is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Admissions Clinician is responsible for the management of the administrative functions for the Admissions Department and provide support with conducting assessments/intakes.

Reporting to the Operations Manager the Receptionist is responsible for receiving visitors and clients, determining the nature of their visit, and notifying appropriate staff. Answering and transferring telephone calls. Providing general office and clerical support to a program/department. Representing Phoenix House to callers, clients, and visitors in a friendly, professional manner.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counselor is responsible for individual service coordination for patients enrolled in Phoenix House Adult/Adolescent Residential/Outpatient Services, including supporting a successful transition back into the community. In collaboration with the Clinical Manager, the AOD Counselor carries a patient caseload and supports the successful integration of medical care, substance abuse treatment, and other services within individual treatment plans.

Reporting to the Program Director, the In-Custody Care Coordinator (CC) is responsible for providing case management services to an assigned caseload of patients diagnosed with substance use disorders. The CC is responsible for assessing client needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with Phoenix House staff and other community resources in meeting/achieving client service needs.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Peer Care Coordinator (PCC) is responsible for providing case management services to an assigned caseload of patients diagnosed with substance use disorders. The PCC is responsible for assessing client needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with Phoenix House staff and other community resources in meeting/achieving client service needs.

Reporting to the Associate Program Director, the Supervising Counselor is responsible for supervising up to eight (8) AOD Counseling staff and evaluating staff performance and providing applicable coaching and training.

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Recovery Support Staff is responsible for providing supervision to patients and facilitates deliverable services while ensuring execution of program policies and procedures as well as staff and patient safety measures.

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Recovery Support Staff is responsible for providing supervision to patients and facilitates deliverable services while ensuring execution of program policies and procedures as well as staff and patient safety measures.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinician is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Nurse is responsible for coordinating and arranging all medical services for a Phoenix House program.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Clinician is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Supervising Counselor, the AOD Counselor is responsible for delivering programming services to the participants by delivering face-to-face rehabilitative programming services provided in the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP).

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, the Nurse is responsible for coordinating and arranging all medical services for a Phoenix House program.

Reporting to the Associate Program Director, the Supervising Counselor is responsible for supervising up to eight (8) AOD Counseling staff and evaluating staff performance and providing applicable coaching and training.

Reporting to the Program Director, the In -Custody Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counselor is responsible for individual service coordination for patients enrolled in Phoenix House Adult/Adolescent Residential/Outpatient Services, including supporting a successful transition back into the community. In collaboration with the Program Director, the In-Custody AOD Counselor carries a patient caseload and supports the successful integration of medical care, substance abuse treatment, and other services within individual treatment plans.

Reporting to the Program Director, the In-Custody Peer Care Coordinator (PCC) is responsible for providing case management services to an assigned caseload of patients diagnosed with substance use disorders. The PCC is responsible for assessing client needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, transporting clients, and working with Phoenix House staff and other community resources in meeting/achieving client service needs.