Join our village and help change lives.
At The Village, you’ll find a workplace that respectful, supportive and motivated by our shared commitment to ending youth homelessness and improving the lives of underserved children and families.
We are an equal opportunity employer, encouraging multilingual individuals, people of various abilities, LGBTQ individuals, and people of color to apply.
Ready to explore new possibilities? Browse our open positions.
My favorite thing about working at The Village are the relationships and support I've received from my colleagues. They've helped me grow a lot professionally.
- Foster Care Team Member
Position Title: LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
The LCSW Team Lead will assure program operations and administration to meet our agency’s purpose, philosophy, goals and objectives. This position is responsible for providing clinical and administrative support to the Adult Full Partnership (FSP) team. This person will assure receipt of all required documentation to admit clients for services from the agency. The FSP Team Lead shall maintain close communication with Mental Health, Finance, and Quality Assurance departments to insure a seamless admissions process. The FSP Team Lead shall be available to assist staff with crisis situations and participate in the after-hours LPS on-call weekly rotations. This person will assure assistance to the psychiatrists with scheduling, communication with outside providers, and data entry into the customer record via EHRS.
Position Title: Problem Solving Prevention Case Manager
Problem Solving (also known as “Diversion” or “Rapid Resolution”) is a crisis response philosophy and approach focused on supporting individuals and families experiencing a housing crisis to quickly identify and access alternative housing resources outside of the homeless crisis response system. By practicing active listening skills through creative conversations, Problem-Solving supports the individual or family in crisis to identify viable temporary or permanent housing resources within their own networks or resources, such as family or friends. In select cases and as a last resort, limited and one-time financial assistance can enhance an individual or family’s success in rapidly connecting to alternative temporary or permanent housing.
Position Title: Mental Health Therapist
The Village Family Services Mental Health Therapist is a LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, PsyD and/or license eligible/waivered, BBS registered ACSW, APCC or AMFT and is an active member of our multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive mental health and therapeutic treatment services for children, adolescents/TAY, and/or adults. Individual and family services will primarily be provided in the community (home and school) to clients and their families. TAY clients are also seen at our Drop-In Center. The Therapist may also collaborate with our Resource Family Agency when appropriate to improve outcomes for our foster children.
Position Title: Drop-In Center Case Manager
The case manager position will provide myriad of culturally competent and trauma-informed support services to engage homeless youth ages 14-25 from the streets or community referrals coming into our Drop-In Center. The Drop-In Center case manager is responsible for minimizing the psychological, physical, and social barriers that may deter transitional age youth (TAY) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth from seeking and accepting needed services and resources. The Case Manager must have the ability to connect with youth experiencing mental illness, substance addiction, life and social skills deficits, or who may be difficult to engage.
Position Title: Rapid Rehousing Case Manager
The Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Case Manager reports to the Housing Coordinator or their designee. Rapid Rehousing Case Manager specifically serves homeless youth and young adults, 18-24 years old. Rapid Rehousing program is based on a housing first model, which supports homeless youth in gaining stability and permanent housing within the private rental market, while working to ensure long-term stability for each participant.
Position Title: Employment Specialist
The Employment Specialist position will assist Transition Age Youth (TAY) presenting to our Drop-In Center with support throughout the employment process. The Village Family Services Drop-In Center provides low barrier, culturally competent, and trauma-informed services for TAY within the San Fernando Valley Service Area 2. This individual will assist TAY with career development, job search, resume preparation, interview coaching, and is responsible for developing employment opportunities for people or to identify work training programs and supported employment programs.
Position Title: Campus Peer Navigator
Campus Peer Navigator position will support students experiencing homelessness and housing instability to connect to on-campus and community-based resources, access temporary or permanent housing outside of CBS (via Problem-Solving) and facilitate entry for eligible students into the appropriate CES population system as needed. Peer Navigator co-locates at local community college campuses in order minimize any barriers accessing or providing direct CES services for students.