Behavioral Health Specialist - Community Based Services (CBS) Part Time

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Pay is based on experience. $16.25 - $17.50 per hour, 19 hours or less per week, non-benefits eligible. 

Caring. Hope. Giving back. Do these words resonate with you? If so, please keep reading.

Our goal at the Bert Nash Center is to build a healthier community by responding to needs and working to restore lives. We accomplish this by believing in our team. Each person that works for the Bert Nash Center contributes directly to the success of our clients, organization, and community.

Our values of compassion, integrity, equity, and hope reflect in everything we do. 


The primary responsibility of the Behavioral Health Specialist will be to provide a range of community based services specified youth and their families. 

Some specific duties include but not limited to:

  • Providing services as a member of a pool of BHS staff, to be activated on an as-needed basis for attendant service;
  • Assisting in developing and providing structured activities;
  • Maintaining a safe and productive environment during the time spent in attendance with the child/adolescent;
  • Providing transportation to and from various activities or appointments as indicated by the treatment plan or as instructed by the QMHP;
  • Providing services in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, the child/adolescent's home, the school, or another community setting;
  • Working no more than 19 hours per week (on average) during the calendar year (not guaranteed) which includes a minimum of 5 hours on a Saturday and /or Sunday, along with weekday hours between 4pm and 10pm;
  • Taking on-call duty from Monday morning to the following Monday morning no more than once every three months;
  • Providing 2 weeks notice for planned time off (not including sickness or emergencies);
  • Meeting with supervisor at least once per month and checking in with each client's case manager at least once every two weeks or more often if the need arises.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as circumstances warrant.


Including but not limited to:

  • Bert Nash Center requires proof of Covid-19 immunization prior to starting any position. Covid-19 vaccine series must be completed or in process to be cleared for new hire orientation
  • 21years old; or a minimum of 19 years old, and must be at least 3 years older that the children they are providing services for.  Prefer some college education in social work, or related field, but not mandatory. Must have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Ability to pass required security background checks;
  • Reliable transportation, automobile insurance, and a valid, unrestricted driver's license;
  • Experience in or knowledge of issues in working with severely emotionally disturbed youth and families is preferred;
  • Prior computer experience and basic computer literacy;
  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with diverse publics; and
  • Flexibility in assigned working hours