Some staff members at UPAC

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!

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Peer Support Specialist
Posted On: October 28, 2022
Under the direction of the Lead Counselor, the Peer Support Specialist is responsible for providing support, treatment, and related services to the target population.
Program: Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 Hours Per Week)
Salary: $16-$20 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
Clinical Supervisor
Posted On: October 26, 2022
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Clinical Supervisor provides clinical supervision of license-eligible staff and paraprofessionals and consultation meetings with licensed staff and the Nurse. Clinical Supervisors also provide trainings and documentation review of program staff.
Program: Promise Wellness Center
Classification: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary: $81,120 - $87,360 per year Commensurate with Experience
Program Therapist
Posted On: October 17, 2022
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) North - Vista Office
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $27.50 - $ 31.76 per hour; Commensurate with experience
Fundraising & Event Manager
Posted On: October 17, 2022
Under supervision of the President and CEO, the Public Relations/Fundraising Manager (Fundraising & Events Manager) works with the Board of Directors, committees, and consultants in fundraising endeavors.
Program: UPAC - Administration
Classification: Exempt, Full-Time
Salary: $80,000 - $87,500 per year; Commensurate with Experience
Lead Clinician
Posted On: October 10, 2022
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Lead Clinician 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 Time
Salary: $29-$34 per hour; Commensurate with Experience
SUD Counselor (Certified or Registered) – Adolescent
Posted On: September 2, 2022
Under the supervision of the Lead Counselor, the Adolescent SUD Counselor functions as a member of adolescent alcohol and drug treatment team and provides age appropriate outpatient substance abuse treatment and recovery services to targeted adolescent clients. Services sites include assigned schools within San Diego Unified School District.
Program: Teen Recovery Center
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 hrs per week)
Salary: $19 - $25 per hour; Commensurate with experience.
Program Therapist
Posted On: May 25, 2022
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, in addition to UPAC offices.
Program: Children and Adolescent Mental Health (CMH)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time (40 Hours Per Week)
Salary: $27.00 - $ 31.76 per hour; Commensurate with experience
Substance Use Disorder Counselor (LPHA) – Adult
Posted On: May 25, 2022
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: $23.00 - $26.00 per hour; Commensurate with experience.
SUD Counselor LPHA – Bilingual Spanish
Posted On: May 25, 2022
Under the supervision of Lead Counselor, Substance Use Disorder Counselor LPHA provides treatment and relevant services to program clients.
Program: Adult/Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $24 - $27 p/h Commensurate with Experience
Pre-Licensed/Waivered Therapist
Posted On: May 25, 2022
Be a part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team working with an exciting population. Utilize culturally focused, and in-depth learning of diagnosing, psychopharmacology, and other foundational skills. Gain marketable experience for any future employment. Great opportunity to complete your hours as we provide 1 hour of individual PLUS 2 hours of group supervision from an experienced and responsive supervisor who is both LMFT and LCSW licensed. Gain experience working with a diverse population, and training in a variety of modalities and interventions to help grow your clinical skills. 3 positions available.
Program: Counseling and Treatment Center (CTC)
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Salary: $27.50-$28.50, per hour; Commensurate with experience
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Posted On: December 2, 2021
The Counseling and Treatment Center is based on a holistic approach to service delivery with an understanding that adults and older adults with mental health and substance abuse challenges benefit from linkages to primary care physicians, access to non-traditional and culturally accepted healing communities, family and peer support, culturally appropriate education about mental illness and skill development. Under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatrist and Program Manager provides treatment to clients with all ranges of psychiatric symptom acuity and substance abuse.
Program: Counseling and Treatment Center
Classification: Non-Exempt, Full Time or Part Time
Salary: $26.00 - $29.00 per hour; Commensurate with experience
Mental Health Clinician (Bilingual Spanish)
Posted On: November 12, 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

Contact Information:

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