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Below, please find listings for several current openings within the mental health network of Lorain County.

Our network of mental health providers is looking for clinicians to serve our community. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) mental health clinicians (Therapists, Case Managers and In-Home Therapists) particularly are in demand. Other types of positions, and internships, are often available.

These are not all of the opportunities available; please also visit the individual agency websites listed below. We also cannot guarantee that the positions listed below are still open and available.

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Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) mental health clinicians (Therapists, Case Managers and In-Home Therapists) wanted. A progressive Mental Health Network in Northeast Ohio is looking for qualified bi-lingual mental health professionals. Great benefits, signing bonuses and lower cost of living in a suburban environment are available. There will be an opportunity to interview with multiple high quality behavior health agencies. Selected candidates will have flight/travel expenses covered for interviews in Lorain County, Ohio.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling is required as well as having passed the Social Work or Counselor Licensure Test. For additional information, please contact Vinaida at 440.233.2020 or [email protected]

Bilingüe (Inglés – Español) clínicos de salud mental (terapeutas, etcétera) querían. Grandes beneficios y un menor costo de vida en un entorno suburbano están disponibles. Habrá una oportunidad de entrevistar con varias agencias de salud en el comportamiento de alta calidad. Los candidatos seleccionados tendrán los gastos de vuelo/viaje cubiertos para las entrevistas en el Condado de Lorain, Ohio. Un título de Maestría en Trabajo Social o asesoramiento es necesario, así como que ha pasado a la Obra Social o prueba de Licenciatura Consejero. Para obtener información adicional, por favor, póngase en contacto con Vinaida al 1+440.233.2020 o [email protected]

This position is now closed. To learn about other opportunities at The Nord Center, visit their careers page at


Bellefaire JCB’s Lorain location is seeking an Integrated Co-Occuring Treatment Therapist (ICT).

For details: see the job description or visit the agency’s employment page.

Join OhioGuidestone’s Juvenile Justice Program as a Functional Family Therapist (FFT). Our innovative program provides FFTs with a smaller caseload as compared to other programs at OhioGuidestone. Work closely with 12-15 families to provide cutting edge, evidence-based Functional Family Therapy.

View the job posting.

OhioGuidestone is expanding services in Lorain County in the area of Intensive Home Based Therapy (IHBT). Therapists at OhioGuidestone work in a variety of settings including clients’ homes, in the community, and in the office. The ideal candidate for community counseling will have a genuine passion to work with diverse clientele in a home-based setting providing individual and family counseling. The IHBT Therapist carries a smaller caseload providing intensive home based services. This therapist will be expected to work on an on-call rotation. There is a $1000 retention bonus given every 6 months for this position.

For details: visit

This position will provide intensive, in-home and community-based counseling and CPST services to children and their families. The qualified licensed clinician will provide behavioral health counseling, assessments, as well as develop strength based engagement with children and families in need of services. Assist clients and families with skill development, anger management, managing mental, emotional and behavior symptomology. This position requires flexibility of schedule in response to the needs of families.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling, an LSW or LPC, and prior experience in the delivery of mental health services in the home/community to children and families with complex needs is essential.

For details: download the job posting or visit

Pathways has an opening on staff for independently licensed social workers and counselors to provide outpatient psychotherapy. Must be either a LISW, LPCC, LISW-S, PCC or as a licensed psychologist. The following qualifications are necessary:

  • Experience in working with children, adolescents and adults.
  • Be open to working in a faith-based counseling environment.
  • Available either part or full time.
  • Willing to work a minimum of two evenings a week and/or Saturday.
  • Ability to do progress notes and diagnosis forms electronically.
  • Commitment to completing clinical and administrative paperwork in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Open to working on a commission basis.
  • Must pass background checks and have a clean malpractice history.
  • Must have current license to practice counseling in the State of Ohio and be in good standing with the Ohio, CSWMFT Board.

Pathways is a community mental health agency and a member of the Lorain County Board of Mental Health. It is CARF accredited. Therapists are W-2 employees and are covered under the agency’s professional liability insurance. Separate, personal liability coverage is recommended but not required.

Please direct inquiries to 440-323-5707 or [email protected]

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in mental health or a related field. Previous experience in mental health and bilingual skills in Spanish/English are preferred.

For details: visit

To provide office based clinical services to children, families and /or groups in our Elyria, OH office, 10- 15 hours per week. Services include individual therapy, family interventions, and group therapy. Candidate must have a Master’s Degree, a valid independent Ohio Social Work or Counseling License. A minimum of 1 year prior experience in the delivery of mental health services to children with complex needs is essential; as well as proven experience with Medicaid billing requirements. Some evening hours required.

For details: visit

To provide mental health prevention, consultation and clinical services to students and
families in alternative and regular education settings in northern and southern Lorain County.

For details: download the job posting or visit

Applewood Centers is seeking a Multisystemic Therapist.

For details: visit the agency’s careers page.

OhioGuidestone is looking for caring, passionate, experienced, and licensed professionals to promote social and emotional development in children ages 0 – 6 in communities throughout Lorain County. Early Childhood Mental Health Therapists (ECMH) will provide counseling for stress, developmental adjustment, behavioral, emotional, and social difficulties. Support families through therapeutic services that include referrals and education about child development and growth to foster a healthy attachment between children and caregivers.

More details:

To see employment opportunities at various agencies, visit their websites directly:

Bellefaire JCB
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Lorain County
Catholic Charities Services of Lorain County
El Centro de Servicios Sociales
Far West Center
Firelands Counseling Center
Gathering Hope House
Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped
N.A.M.I. of Lorain County
New Sunrise Properties
The Nord Center
Pathways Counseling & Growth Center
Safe Harbor (Genesis House)
Volunteer Guardianship


Interested in internships? Follow these links:

Doctoral Internship with a focus in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at Applewood

Mentor Volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County

Student Internships with OhioGuidestone

Student Internships with The Nord Center

Student Internships with Pathways

Or, contact any of our agencies to inquire about internship or volunteer opportunities.


The Lorain County Board of Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.