Employment & Internships

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Join Our Team

The Up Center’s staff is among the best in the industry. “Caring, passionate, energetic, and proactive” are just some of the words we hear daily from our clients. If these words describe you, consider joining our award-winning team. In 2013 and 2009, Inside Business recognized The Up Center as “Best Place to Work.” We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug-free workplace.

Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • Group Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts–Cafeteria Plan
  • Generous Retirement Plan–403(b)
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Annual & Sick Leave
  • Official Holidays
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • In-House Training & Development Opportunities

Please download the Application for Employment and forward it, along with your cover letter and resume, to the contact person listed at the bottom of each job description.

FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Outpatient Clinician/Licensed (Full Time) 
The Up Center seeks experienced licensed clinicians who are skilled in working with adults, children and families to join our growing team. Credentialing for new hires is available for all qualified applicants.

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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Dorothy Goulart, DSW, LCSW
Director of Outpatient Clinical Services
Dorothy.goulart@theupcenter.org.

PART-TIME (WITH ABILITY TO TRANSITION TO FULL-TIME) COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES POSITIONS:

Intensive In-Home Clinician

Seeking a highly invested clinician, who is self-motivated, able to work independently and with a team, and has open availability on evenings and weekends. Candidate must be flexible, able to create own structure, work well with at-risk clientele, and is efficient and organized with paperwork and deadlines.  Masters in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related Human Services field with at least one year of children’s mental health experience is preferred. Candidate must either be a current Resident in Counseling, Supervisee in Social Work, or a QMHP-C registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling.

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Mental Health Skill-Building Clinician

Looking for highly invested intensive case managers who are able to teach independent daily living skills, coordinate and connect clients to community resources, and provide psychoeducation to the mentally ill population who are at-risk for homelessness, hospitalization or incarceration. A Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Human Services, Social Work, or other related field, and at least 3 years of experience in the mental health field required. Candidate must either be a current Resident in Counseling, Supervisee in Social Work, or a QMHP-A or QMHP-C registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling.

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Interested candidates for either position may submit a resume and cover letter to:

Kati Calletto, MS, LPC
The Up Center
1805 Airline Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23707
P: 757.337.3501
Catherine.Calletto@theupcenter.org

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Agency Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor (Part-time)
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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Tonya Pass, MSW
Human Resource Officer
tonya.pass@theupcenter.org

Outpatient Clinician/Licensed (Part-time)
The Up Center seeks experienced licensed clinicians who are skilled in working with adults, children and families to join our growing team. Credentialing for new hires is available for all qualified applicants. We are in need of experienced licensed clinicians to work day, afternoon and evening hours (setting your own availability) in our Suffolk, Portsmouth and Norfolk offices.

Download Job Description
Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Dorothy Goulart, DSW, LCSW
Director of Outpatient clinical Services
Dorothy.goulart@theupcenter.org.

ONGOING PART-TIME NEEDS

Please check back as employment opportunities are frequently updated.

INTERNSHIP/LICENSING OPPORTUNITIES

To inquire about internship opportunities at The Up Center contact:

Courtney Anderson, Volunteer Coordinator
Courtney.Anderson@theupcenter.org
757.965.8658

Direct Service Internships:

  • Foster care
  • Counseling
  • Early childhood services

Administrative–Accounting or Human Resources Internships:

  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing

Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Courtney Anderson.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

To learn more about group and individual volunteer opportunities at The Up Center please contact:

Courtney Anderson, Volunteer Coordinator
Courtney.Anderson@theupcenter.org
757.965.8658

Visit our Volunteer Page to learn about other ways that you can help someone in need.

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