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Clinical Coordinator (SAMHSA)

Adult Services | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at


The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day program implementation providing guidance and supervision for staff, budget oversight, project timelines, and anticipated outcomes.  This position is accountable for the following:

  • Provides oversight for project planning including project team meetings; oversees outreach to ensure appropriate oversight, implementation, and outcomes as well as continuous quality improvement.
  • Assures necessary client screening and evaluation are completed to determine program eligibility as well as diagnosis and required level of care.
  • In conjunction with the client and treatment providers, develops an Individual Service Plan (ISP) to determine treatment, service goals, and resources needed to achieve outcomes.
  • Coordinates with program staff as they implement clinically-appropriate, evidence-based substance use treatment (or co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders treatment).
  • Ensures coordination with other agency-based and community-based agencies services needed to support recovery including but not limited to:  health care, mental health care, housing assistance, employment/supported employment, victim services, and adult education.
  • Assists in conducting evidence-based training for staff on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides project evaluator with all required data for reporting.
  • Ensures that necessary performance measures/outcomes are recorded in the medical record.


  • MSW that is registered under current supervision for licensure
  • AOD certification by an accredited agency a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in providing treatment in a counseling capacity
  • At least 1 year of management experience required
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to write clearly and maintain accurate and complete case notes

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience and knowledge of treatment plan design and case management
  • Experience working with homeless individuals
  • Knowledge of overall objectives and evidence-based treatment concepts
  • Knowledge of rules, regulations, and laws pertaining to the care and treatment of addicted and mentally ill individuals
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and verbal) desirable

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer