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Our Careers

Are you interested in joining a mission-driven organization with a long history of contributing to our community?
Are you focused on helping at-risk youth and families reach their full potential?

Youth Service Bureau Employees are:

  • Focused on elevating our community
  • Exceptional communicators
  • Excited about change
  • Team oriented

Resumes may be submitted to:  accompanying a cover letter and resume.

Current Career Opportunities

*Options Program: LCSW or LPC
This position will be Full-Time w/ Benefits.
POSITION SUMMARY:     The Options Clinical Therapist facilitates mental health treatment for the Youth Service Bureau of St. Tammany.  Starting Salary: $60,000 per year.

Works as the primary treatment provider for mental health and substance abuse intensive individual, family, and group therapy & relapse prevention segments.
  • Acts as leader, educator, and co-worker, by modeling an attitude and behavior consistent with the YSB's standards of excellence, thus setting an example for fellow staff members.  
  • Facilitates the various components of the Clinical Program for the YSB
  • Promotes the YSB and its services to local service providers, always maintaining positive, professional, growth-oriented relationships.
  • Aids in the implementation and education of new services regarding aspects of substance abuse
  • Coordinates and performs urine drug screening services.
  • Conducts psychosocial / substance abuse assessments and provides appropriate treatment planning and referral.
  • Accepts all referrals for mental health and substance abuse treatment from YSB clinical assessment team.
  • Ensures that all state standards for clinic licensure and contract participation are maintained.
  • Provides individual and family therapy as needed.
  • Provides information and referral services.
  • Participates in conferences when needed.
  • Helps facilitate the single point of entry (SPOE) for in-patient, state, mental health and adolescent substance abuse treatment.
  • Accountable for paperwork for conferences, assessments, and other forms
  • Ensures collection of client fees when appropriate​​​​​​​
  • Adheres to all Youth Service Bureau personnel and program policies.
  • Participates in staffing, agency development, on-going career development, training, fund raising, and quality public relations.
  • Participates in any other services or agency events as requested by the Program Coordinator, and YSB President/CEO


  • Master’s level counselor in the field, i.e., LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) with Medicaid knowledge.
  • The above credentials must be supplemented with 2 years counseling experience.
  • Excellent ability to assess substance abuse / use history and diagnose appropriately.
  • Excellent mental health and substance abuse counseling and intervention skills
  • Thorough understanding of family dynamics as it relates to families with substance abusing adolescent.
  • Excellent family and group therapy skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to appropriately confront resistant and oppositional youth and / or their families.
  • Practical understanding of juvenile development and family systems
  • Practical understanding of juvenile justice and delinquency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent group & classroom management skills
  • Good staff team participation
  • 37.5-hour work week
  • Off Fridays @ noon
  • Employer paid Life Insurance
  • 19 Paid Holidays per year
  • Complementary admission to our Annual Chef Soiree’ event
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance