Counselor, Relief - Mobile Crisis Team

Why work for us?

Columbia Wellness is proud to be a company of real people committed to quality. We are focused on building a better future in mental health and behavioral healthcare. We have established a strong referral base in the community and we are invested in our clinical growth. We offer generous training opportunities, free supervision, and a large spectrum of programs in which you can work. Columbia Wellness is located in-between two major cities, Seattle and Portland. By working with us you get the best of both small town and big city life. You're close to the beach, the mountains, the quiet and the city life. If you're looking for a place to call home and build a career, join our team at Columbia Wellness.

If you want to make a difference that matters then we want to hear from you. Together we can do more.

Some of What You'll Do:

Performs wide array of direct and indirect services in Crisis Response system for persons experiencing acute/urgent emotional or mental problems. Emphasis is on outreach to the community as a member of a team with the goal of diverting hospitalizations when possible.

Schedule: This is a 24/7 program and may require coverage of all three shifts including holidays and weekend availability.

Summary of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete Mental Status Evaluations including suicide risk assessments. 
  • Crisis Counseling.
  • Referral and/or follow-up.
  • Screening of applicants for clinical services at all locations.
  • Location of clients by phone contact & home outreaches.
  • Assistance in assessment of client's clinical needs.
  • Monitoring of LRA's, to include facilitation of court orders with a variety of community providers and/or programs. 

What We Require:

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, behavioral, medical or nursing sciences.
  • Upon hire: professional registration or certification by the Licensing Department of the State of Washington as a counselor.
  • Required to have a valid Oregon or Washington Driver's License and automobile.

Salary: $21.67/hour

This position is a part of a union (OPEIU Local 11)

We are proud to be able to not only offer competitive compensations but also a benefit package that our employees love.

We offer all permanent full time employees:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision paid in full for the employee and their family
  • Long term disability and life insurance paid for by the employer
  • 5% of gross pay put into a retirement plan by the employer. Immediately vested, no match requirement.
  • 9 paid holidays and 1 paid floater per year.
  • 4.33 hours of sick leave per month
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation in the 1st year of employment, 4 weeks after the first year and 5 weeks after 4 years.
  • 2 pay increases within the first year of employment


  • Completion of a COVID-19 vaccine/exemption form is required for employment.

*NO Phone Calls Please!

Columbia Wellness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Columbia Wellness is a private nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 60 years!