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Family Specialist, Redding CA

Youth for Change is a non-profit, public benefit organization licensed by the state of California to provide comprehensive treatment, education, and support services for our community.
The mission of Youth for Change is to “enhance the well-being of children, individuals, families, and communities” – and we have successfully done this for 30 years!

Our Family Specialist employees at YFC are truly valued and compensated with:

  • A competitive benefits package including paid medical AND dental for our employees!
  • 13 paid holidays
  • A 401(k), a Roth, AND an agency match as well as profit-sharing after the waiting period!
  • Healthiest You, a virtual option to see a doctor, at no cost to you!
  • Accrued sick and vacation days from date of hire and access to use those days after 60 days of employment!
  • Endless opportunities for training online and in-person
  • A flexible work schedule
  • An Employee Assistance Program and a Trauma-informed work environment
  • Clinical Supervision! We have Clinical Supervisors on staff!


This position provides services to children and families, secures community resources and provides mental health services. Family Specialists/IHBS Providers participate in family-centered, strength-based, culturally sensitive, needs driven planning process for creating individualized services and supports for children, youth and their families. The Family Specialist assists in the Wraparound process which facilitates access to natural, professional, and community based options, activities, and opportunities.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences preferred and one year full time experience or;
  • AA degree in Behavioral Science and two years full time experience
  • Possess and maintain valid California Driver’s License and auto insurance

Youth For Change remains open as an essential business to serve our community, and to comply with the Public Health Order issued by the State of California Health and Human Services Agency on August 5, 2021, Youth for Change will require that all employees have received a COVID-19 vaccination unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed, and if eligible, a booster shot.

Youth For Change (YFC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of YFC to provide equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes