Employment Coordinator (OAK)

Oakland, California, United States | Oakland | Full-time


Help find meaningful work for chronically homeless and individuals recovering from mental health impairment!                           

Employment Coordinators are responsible for planning, preparing, and helping to secure jobs for adults who live with mental health impairments and are working towards their recovery utilizing the Individualized Placement and Support (IPS) evidence-based practice. BACS’ staff prides itself on doing whatever it takes.

This is a community-based position and extensive travel throughout Alameda County is required. 


  • Assess, plan, coach and advocate for employment program members to find competitive jobs.
  • Manage a caseload of 20 program members in their employment search.
  • Support the general wellness and recovery plan for participants.
  • Market, advertise, and collaborate with employers and potential employers, Department of Rehabilitation representatives and other team members. 
  • Document and maintain all data collection, reporting, and charting records. Stay within required number of regulatory billable units per month (65% productivity).
  • Participate in supervision, staff meetings, clinical consultation, on-call coverage, travel, crisis/emergency coverage, weekend coverage, and agency-wide meetings and training.                                                           


  • High School Diploma required and must have 4 years of paid work experience in mental health/social services (1 year of customer services may be substituted). Degree is preferred.
  • One year of experience in recruitment, marketing, and/or business to business strategy preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in employment services for adults with mental illness preferred.
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, ability to type 45WPM.
  • Extensive travel throughout Alameda County required.
  • Healthcare/vulnerable client employer, verified COVID vaccination required.


  • Highly competitive compensation: Starting at of $27.00 per hour with eligibility to receive an increase to $30.00 per hour after successfully completing BACS’ 90 day introductory period with satisfactory performance and achievement of all job related goals and requirements.
  • Fully paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage for employees and children.
  • 32 days off (PTO/Holiday), increasing with tenure, includes your birthday off. 
  • 403b with BACS matching contribution.
  • $3,000 per year student loan, tuition or CEUs. Up to $15,000 over 5 years.
  • Clinical supervision hours towards licensure*
  • One month PAID sabbatical after 8 Years – not charging PTO.
  • Free iPhone with unlimited data for personal/professional use + laptop for easy mobility*.
  • Significant internal growth opportunities.

    * Most direct service positions

How to apply:

Submit a resume with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience.