Youth Advocate Services
Promoting Positive Futures

position details

Date posted


Seniority Level
Entry level

Employment Type

Required Education

Required License/Certification

To apply, please send your completed application and cover letter/resume to HR at Subject line of email should read “Applicant."

Our Behavioral Health program provides individualized, holistic care planning and management to youth, families, and adults in their schools, homes and communities. 

The Behavioral Health Counselor/Social Worker (title based on licensure) provides counseling services to clients and families on an outreach basis, in the home, school and community. Services specifically include, but are not limited to: mental health assessment; clinical support; individual and group counseling; family therapy; treatment planning; and case management. The Counselor/Social Worker empowers youth, families and individual adults to express their needs, to identify what resources and capacities they have that can assist them, and to identify where there are gaps and how, in fact, the Counselor/Social Worker can help them to help themselves. The Counselor/Social Worker provides services at times and locations when they are most needed, allowing for highly individualized and effective intervention. Thus, it is expected that the ideal candidate maintain a flexible schedule which may include some evening and weekend availability.

Strong organizational skills. interpersonal skills, judgment, flexibility, commitment, and internal drive/motivation are necessary for success in this position. 


LPC/LPCC or LSW/LISW required. Master’s preferred. Strong organizational skills. interpersonal skills, judgment, flexibility, commitment, and internal drive/motivation are necessary for success in this position. Valid driver’s license required. Automobile insurance with minimum liability amounts, as specified by agency policy, required.

YAS is invested in our team members and we are excited to offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off, that you start earning immediately

  • 401 K, with company match!

  • Health Insurance (dental and vision too), company pays for large percentage

  • Quarterly Bonuses for meeting productivity standards

  • Short/Long Term disability insurance provided by the company

  • Opportunities for CEU's and continued professional development

And this is just to name a few of the things that YAS has to offer! We know what you do for our clients is important, and YAS wants to support our staff that support our clients!

behavioral health counselor/social worker position description