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Thank you for your interest in joining the Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) team! Become part of our UPAC Family and feel great knowing you’re making a true difference in our community. We offer competitive benefits that include health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and a compassionate work environment. UPAC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with Federal and State Law. Browse our current job openings below and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions!

Support Counselor (Substance Use Counselor)
Posted On: June 23, 2021
Under the supervision of the Program Manager and Clinical Supervisor, the Support Counselor functions as a member of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health treatment team and provides school and home-based intensive outpatient substance abuse counseling, rehabilitative, case management and supportive services to Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and at-risk children and families.
Program: Children and Adolescent Mental Health
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $17.00 - $25.47 per hour; Commensurate with experience
Mental Health Therapist (3 positions available)
Posted On: June 17, 2021
The Counseling and Treatment Center (CTC) provides outpatient mental health treatment for adults and older adults with serious mental illness and promotes psychosocial rehabilitation principles of wellness and recovery. CTC’s target population is Asian and Pacific Islander adults, ages 25 and older and Asian and Pacific Islander Transition Aged Youth (TAY), ages 18-24. Under the direction of the Program Manager, the MH therapist will promote psychosocial rehabilitation principles of wellness and recovery in all aspects of treatment.
Program: Counseling and Treatment Center Program (CTC)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $22.00 - $24.00 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor (LPHA) – ADULT
Posted On: June 16, 2021
Under the supervision of Program Lead, Substance Use Disorder Counselor provides SUD services to target population.
Program: Adult Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 hrs per week)
Salary: $20.00 - $22.50 per hour; Commensurate with experience.
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Counselor (Certified or Registered) – ADULT
Posted On: June 16, 2021
Under the supervision of Program Lead, Substance Use Disorder Counselor provides SUD services to target population.
Program: Adult Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 hrs per week)
Salary: $17.00-$19.00 per hour for Registered/ $19.00-$21.00 per hour for Certified; Commensurate with experience.
Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual)
Posted On: June 15, 2021
The Positive Solutions Program is funded by the County of San Diego, Mental Health Services Act - Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI). The program focus is to provide outreach, mental health prevention, and early intervention to homebound isolated seniors residing in North County and Downtown San Diego. Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Mental Health Clinician will provide short-term evidence-based treatment to homebound seniors and socially isolated older adults who are at risk for depression or other mental health related issues.
Program: Positive Solutions (Adult/Older Adult Mental Health Services)- San Marcos Office
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part Time (18 hours per week)
Salary: $20.00 - $22.00 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual)
Posted On: June 15, 2021
The Positive Solutions Program is funded by the County of San Diego, Mental Health Services Act - Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI). The program focus is to provide outreach, mental health prevention, and early intervention to homebound isolated seniors residing in North County and Downtown San Diego. Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Mental Health Clinician will provide short-term evidence-based treatment to homebound seniors and socially isolated older adults who are at risk for depression or other mental health related issues.
Program: Positive Solutions (Adult/Older Adult Mental Health Services) – Supports Both San Marcos Office and Activity Road Office
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-Time (40 hours)
Salary: $20.00 - $22.00 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Program Therapist
Posted On: June 11, 2021
Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Program Therapist performs brief, goal-oriented psychotherapy with individuals, families and groups. Services are provided in the home, schools, and communities of Central Region and North County San Diego, in addition to UPAC offices.
Program: Children and Adolescent Mental Health (CMH)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 Hours Per Week)
Salary: $22.00-$27.93 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Community Health Worker – Part Time
Posted On: April 23, 2021
To support the vision of Live Well San Diego, the County of San Diego is committed to providing education and outreach to deliver critical information related to COVID-19 to vulnerable populations. The County of San Diego plans to utilize Community Health Workers within the community to assist with their efforts in providing support and resources that will prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19. A Community Health Worker is a trusted member of and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the worker to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality of service delivery
Program: Community Health Worker Communication and Outreach Services (CHWCOS)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Temporary, Part Time (20 hours)
Salary: $20.00 per hour
Mental Health Therapist
Posted On: April 16, 2021
The Counseling and Treatment Center (CTC) provides outpatient mental health treatment for adults and older adults with serious mental illness and promotes psychosocial rehabilitation principles of wellness and recovery. CTC’s target population is Asian and Pacific Islander adults, ages 25 and older and Asian and Pacific Islander Transition Aged Youth (TAY), ages 18-24. Under the direction of the Program Manager, the MH therapist will promote psychosocial rehabilitation principles of wellness and recovery in all aspects of treatment.
Program: Counseling and Treatment Center (CTC)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $22-$24 per hour; Commensurate with experience
Peer Specialist
Posted On: April 14, 2021
The Peer Specialist will interact with clients and family members to provide screening, crisis intervention, brief individual and group drug and alcohol counseling, linkage to community services as well as provide program administrative support.
Program: Next Steps
Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time w/Benefits
Salary: $16.50-$17.00 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Transition-Age Youth Specialist
Posted On: April 5, 2021
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the TAY Specialist will promote psychosocial rehabilitation principles of wellness and recovery in all aspects of treatment. These services target primarily Asian and Pacific Islander adults ages 25 and older as well as Asian and Pacific Islander Transition Aged Youth (TAY) ages 18-24.
Program: Counseling and Treatment Center (CTC)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full TimeNon-Exempt, Full-Time (40 hours)
Salary: $23.55-$28.36 per hour; Commensurate with experience
Community Health Worker/ Case Manager
Posted On: March 26, 2021
To support the vision of Live Well San Diego, the County of San Diego is committed to providing education and outreach to deliver critical information related to COVID-19 to vulnerable populations. The County of San Diego plans to utilize Community Health Workers within the community to assist with their efforts in providing support and resources that will prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19. A Community Health Worker is a trusted member of and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the worker to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality of service delivery.
Program: Community Health Worker Communication and Outreach Services (CHWCOS)
Classification: Temporary Assignment, Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 hours Per Week)
Salary: $20.00 per hour
Mental Health Behavioral Counselor
Posted On: January 22, 2021
This position for Behavioral Health Counselor interacts with participants providing screenings, crisis intervention, brief individual counseling and linkage to community services. The Behavioral Health Counselor provides support to clients for up to three months following discharge from the hospital in order to connect them with resources needed to provide and maintain stabilization.
Program: Next Steps
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time ( 40 hours per week )
Salary: $32.00 - $34.00 per hour ; Commensurate with experience
SUD Counselor (Registered or Certified)
Posted On: November 12, 2020
The SUD Counselor functions as a member of adult alcohol and drug treatment team and provides culturally and linguistically appropriate outpatient substance abuse treatment and recovery services to Asian and Pacific Islander (API) adults, Transitional Age Youth (TAY), refugees, immigrants, and other underserved populations in San Diego County.
Program: New Leaf Recovery Center (Oceanside)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-Time (40 Hours Per Week)
Salary: Registered ($17.00-$18.00 per hour) or Certified ($19.00-$21.00 per hour) ; Commensurate with experience
Bilingual (Spanish) Registered Clinician, SUD LPHA-ASW, APCC, or AMFT
Posted On: October 16, 2020
Registered Clinician provides SUD services to target population.
Program: Adult Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $21.00-$23.00 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Peer Specialist
Posted On: September 17, 2020
The Peer Specialist will interact with clients and family members to provide screening, crisis intervention, brief individual and group drug and alcohol counseling, linkage to community services as well as provide program administrative support.
Program: Next Steps
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $16.50-$17.00 per hour; Commensurate with Experience

Contact Information:

HR Administration
Union of Pan Asian Communities
1031 25th Street
San Diego, CA 92102
Email: upacjobs@upacsd.com
Fax: (619) 232-4113