TLC Child & Family Services is seeking enthusiastic and passionate team players to work with youth in our Residential Treatment division as Substitute Child Care Counselors. This position is ideal for those applicants interested in gaining experience in this field or those unable to commit to full-time hours.

Our Nationally Accredited programs provide care and supervision to adolescents who often have mental health issues related to trauma experienced in their lives. Counselors help supervise and care for the youth on a daily basis; provide them support, guidance and structure… and overall attempt to establish safe, predictable relationships.

It’s serious work, but we also have serious fun. Both youth and staff participate in activities such as white water rafting, rock climbing, ropes course, camping, backpacking, deep sea fishing. We tend to our gardens and expose the youth to experiences such as yoga and mindfulness as well as tap into their other passions and interests.

We value diversity and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Many of our current staff possess college degrees while others have experience with youth and some just have amazing life experiences that they wish to share.

Our employees enjoy a collaborative, team-based approach to the work we do, with solid support and leadership from experienced and long term clinical and management staff. This role offers amazing opportunity for personal and professional growth and development.

Must be able to drive and transport the youth, have a clean driving record and valid CA driver license
Able to pass a background check and pre-employment physical

Are you at least 21 years old and ready to make a difference in the life of a teenager?

Please convey your interest by submitting a cover letter and your resume to You MAY be contacted for an interview pending a review of all qualified applicants.

Wage range: $21.50-$25.50 hourly, dependent on education and relevant experience.