Job Description

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services is seeking a dedicated and empathetic Vocational Coordinator who can help us fulfill our mission. “Delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities”. We are seeking someone who enjoys coordinating with people, ability solve problems, organized and excellent communication skills. Does this describe you? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our dynamic Flagstaff team!  

Job Preview at a Glance:

The Vocational Coordinator, designs, implements, and facilitates vocational services. Creates, revises, and disseminates information and trains personnel on vocational policies and procedures in response to mandates, standards, and to comply with funding source mandates. Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with local employers and community providers to maximize the opportunities for persons in services to enter the labor force. This position reports to a Program Director.

Location & Schedule:

This position is a Monday- Friday schedule, flexibility to work during clinic operating hours reporting to our Flagstaff Outpatient Services.

Pay: $18.50 hourly


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides and oversees the implementation of a full range of vocational services, including resume development, job search support, and interviewing techniques
  • Prepares and presents job readiness activities to persons in services and provides “train the trainer” opportunities to other personnel
  • Provides comprehensive support through in-home and/or community-based intervention to adults
  • Assesses consumers in accordance with established policies and procedures and clinical protocols
  • Provides support and information, education or guidance to consumers and support system members concerning issues of treatment planning, advocacy, and medication management
  • Monitors mental status of consumers and response to treatment plans through face-to-face contact, and updates treatment plans as needed
  • Provides face-to-face and telephone crisis intervention
  • Conducts vocational groups and job clubs
  • Provides information to consumers and family members concerning community resources and links to other services
  • Arranges for transportation for consumers and family members for community services as needed
  • Coordinates with employers and agencies to identify job opportunities and promote employment of job-seeking clients
  • Works with local service providers, case managers, and employers to advocate for and link persons in services with vocational opportunities
  • Notifies direct supervisor of actual or potential challenges with consumers; i.e., lack of participation, decompensation, and crisis
  • Transitions consumers to appropriate level of care upon conclusion of treatment


Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field (related or unrelated) plus one year of relevant experience in behavioral health. Any combination of education and experience totaling 5 years is acceptable.
  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients.
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire.




Southwest Behavioral and Health Services offer full time employees’ low-cost medical insurance and 100% company paid dental, short term disability, long term disability and life insurance for employees. 3.3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service and 10 paid holidays. We will help you save for retirement – 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account. We help you with your higher education goals – Reduce your tuition costs with our tuition reimbursement program & discount degree programs. Employee Assistance Program, Health & Wellness and much more!


About SB&H

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

To learn about Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website at

  • Mission: Delivering Compassionate Care to Enhance Lives and Improve Communities
  • Values: Compassion, Integrity, Quality, Empowerment, Innovation and Trust

SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Application Instructions

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