Are you passionate about helping youth and adults build their resilience and strength? Come work at La Cheim! Our uniqueness lies in the caliber and compassion of our colleagues; teachers, art therapists, counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, RNs, Licensed Social Workers, MFTs, and mentors. 

La Cheim School is committed to diversity in its programs and in creating a staff reflective of the populations of the San Francisco Bay Area. We encourage and actively recruit applicants representing diversity of color, age, sex, race, religion, national origin, physical ability, sexual orientation, and political affiliation. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

You can see the latest job listings and apply online via our pages on indeed.comiHire Mental Health, and EDJOIN.

Or, you can download and complete our Employment Application Form. Fax the form plus your resume to (510) 222-6014, or email the documents to

Career Opportunities

Grow Professionally While Nurturing Your Community

Special Education Teacher

El Sobrante AND Concord, CA. Full time.

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for providing multi-grade, standards-based instruction, and academic interventions in response to identified areas of student strength, program parameters, and stated IEP (Individualized Education Plan) goals. The teacher works with and guides the team to provide a clear consistent structure for the classroom, ensuring that the academic, social, and emotional needs of each student are met within the guidelines of the program, ED Laws, and the IEP. View details and apply on EDJOIN.



Executive Assistant

El Sobrante, CA. Full time.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides a wide range of administrative executive support and executes special projects on the day-to-day operations for La Cheim. The Executive Assistant supports in managing communication, meetings, and interactions with agency personnel and key partners. The Executive Assistant also supports on complex tasks as assigned. View details and apply on


STRTP Counselors

Richmond, CA. Full and part time.

La Cheim Residential Treatment Center has an immediate need for full-time and part-time Group Home Counselors. If you are compassionate, creative, and like helping adolescents then this is the job for you. La Cheim has a six-bed group home in the East Bay Hills with severely emotionally disturbed adolescent males. We offer full-time and part-time flexible schedules with afternoon, evening, weekend shifts, and overnight shifts available. Our challenging, yet rewarding positions offer you the potential for personal growth and development while making an impact and helping the community. Excellent training will be provided. View details and apply on


STRTP Clinical Associate Director

Richmond, CA. Full time.

La Cheim is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency with 80 employees serving the Bay Area community since 1974. La Cheim currently operates 4 programs for children and 1 program for adults including 2 non-public schools which provide integrated mental health and academic programs; a Short Term Residential Therapeutic Program (STRTP) for youth experiencing significant behavioral challenges; a Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Program focused on stabilizing adults experiencing acute mental health crises; and a Therapeutic Behavioral Health (TBS) program that focuses on changing a child's behavior, while emphasizing the child's strengths. View details and apply on


Mental Health Clinical Supervisor for School-Based Program

Concord, CA. Full time.


La Cheim's school programs provides both special education and mental health services to adolescent and latency age children. All students have an IEP issued from a neighboring public-school district. Students receive educational and therapeutic clinical services in small, self-contained classrooms. Each classroom's treatment team consists of a special education teacher, clinician, mental health resources specialist, and classroom assistant. Additionally, highly trained Psychiatrists, RNs, and NPs assist each treatment team in developing a quality, thorough, treatment plans for each child. View details and apply on iHire Mental Health. 


Mental Health Associates (Paid Interns) -- PhD/PsyD/AMFT/APCC -- Adult Day Treatment PHP/IOP

Oakland, CA. Part-time.

La Cheim Behavioral Health Services' PHP/IOP is seeking a post-graduate intern pursuing licensure as an Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Psychologist (PsyD/PhD). This is a 3-4 day (24-29 hour) per week position and provides individual and group supervision. Associates learn about the latest evidence-based modalities while deepening their expertise and compassion in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Learn more about the position. 


Licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP/PNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) for Adult Day Treatment PHP/IOP

Oakland, CA. Part-time.

With expertise in mental health, including assessment, diagnosis & medication management to provide quality, patient-centered care at a thriving PHP/IOP in downtown Oakland, CA. Daytime hours, M-F, 8-20 hours/week (one to three days/week). Learn more about this opportunity and meet our PHP/IOP's psychiatric team!

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