Mental Health Clinician / Counselor *Associates Encourage to Apply!*

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $54,824
Maximum: $71,537
Details: TEN-STEP HOURLY RANGE: $26.36 - $34.40, DOQ



Start Date


Application Deadline



600 Lakeway Drive
Suite 100
United States


The Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. 

The Mental Health Counselor provides assessments and ongoing individual counseling for older and/or disabled people in their homes or place of residence in Whatcom, Island, San Juan and/or Skagit counties. Services delivered are strengths based and include, but are not limited to:

* individual psychotherapy,

* treatment planning, 

* identification and development of natural supports, 

* advocacy, and

* collaboration with other supports. 

Additionally, Counselors provide mental health-related expertise for the other NWRC Care Management Programs. NWRC is currently recruiting for 1 FTE each for Bellingham (Whatcom County) and Mount Vernon (Skagit County) offices.

Note: NWRC meets the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) definition of a public service organization.


Benefit package includes employer paid medical/dental/vision benefits for the employee AND dependents, life and LTD insurance, participation in Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), and voluntary deferred compensation programs.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Application materials may be requested by downloading directly, emailing, or contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749. To be considered for this position all application materials must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office, along with a cover letter and resume, via email, postal mail or in-person.

Position will remain open until filled.