AOD Counselor or Wellness Group Facilitator

AOD Counselor or Wellness Group Facilitator

Job Summary

MCHC Health Centers in Ukiah, CA is currently seeking multiple Wellness Coach I and/or Wellness Coach II (AOD Counselor) to engage and assist participants on their journey towards sustainable long-term health improvements.

The successful applicant will partner with clients seeking self-directed, lasting changes that are aligned with their values and their long-term plan of care to promote health and wellness; facilitate client education and support groups; and, engage targeted clients who may otherwise be lost to care, such as those with substance use disorder, chronic pain, or other chronic health care conditions.

This position currently has multiple openings and requires regularly scheduled work assignments to support MCHC’s three clinic sites in Ukiah, Willits, and Lakeport, CA.

For consideration, please complete MCHC's on-line employment application at You may also e-mail or faxing cover letter and resume to Human Resources at or (707) 468-0793 (fax).

Reports to: Care Coordination Manager (CCM)

Position and Location Information:

Location(s): Ukiah

Status: Non-Exempt

Level I $17.00/hour - $20.00/hour; Level II $20.00-$24.00/hour


  • Wellness Coach Level I:
    • Education or experience in the areas of health or human services, health promotion, health education, nursing, nutrition, other health related field preferred
    • Knowledge of specific disease and lifestyle related topics, such as smoking cessation, weight management, nutrition, stress reduction and chronic conditions.
    • Knowledge of group process, psychosocial concepts, support systems, stages of change, Motivational Interviewing, ethical standards, and medical and behavioral health care systems. Experience in curriculum planning preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License. Must carry liability/bodily injury on automobile(s) used for work.
    • Computer PC proficient - - Windows 98, MS Office environments, EMR and Access based databases.
  • Wellness Coach Level II (AOD Counselor):
    • Candidate meets the Wellness coach Level I qualifications
    • Drug and Alcohol Counseling License or Substance Use Disorder Counselor certification.

Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Inc.
Human Resources, Attn: David Akka
333 Laws Avenue
Ukiah, CA 95482

Mendocino Community Health Clinic, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at, or call (707) 468-2201.

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