YOUTH PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST – part-time contract position for an adult between the ages of 18-26 to provide support to youth in services.  The youth specialist provides assistance to the youth in obtaining the skills needed to be successful with family relationships, friendships, education, and community involvement.  The Youth Specialist must have personal experience having received services as a youth (behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice, special education, etc.) and be willing to self-identify as having received such services in order to help other youth. Candidate must be willing to travel, participate in required training, and have reliable transportation. Range of pay is $14-16 to start, depending on experience and level of education. Send resume and online application found on to Human Resources: or mail/drop off at 200 Vista Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036.  EOE

AFTER HOURS CRISIS CLINICIAN: Full-time, after business hours crisis worker, Sunday – Friday, beginning at 5 pm. – and ending at 8 am. each work day.  This position involves responding to face to face crisis response or evaluation for inpatient hospitalization in Branch County when called; otherwise, the bulk of the work hours can be spent at home.  The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree and Michigan license to include one of the following: LLPC, LPC, TLLP, LLP, LP, LLMSW, LMSW, LMFT, or bachelor’s degree, LBSW.  Minimum 2 year experience working with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and all age groups. The identification of substance use disorders is required.  Annual guaranteed salary of $44,034 to start, paid biweekly. Send resume and online application found on to Human Resources: or mail/drop off at 200 Vista Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036.  EOE

WRAPAROUND COORDINATOR:  Contractual Wraparound Coordinator for children that are multiple services across different agencies, whom without these services would be at risk of hospitalization. The Coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, receiving wraparound service referrals from community partners, gathering/completing demographic and financial documentation, and screening for eligibility for enrollment in the Serious Emotional Disturbance Waiver Program. The Coordinator will work closely with the community and family team to identify family strengths and coordinate community resources and treatment services.  Minimum of a bachelor degree with 3 years of experience working with children, or a master’s degree with at least 1-year experience.  Pay range is $16 – $18 an hour depending on degree, and includes paid training and flexible hours. Reliable transportation and computer skills are required. Send resume and online application found on to Human Resources: or mail/drop off at 200 Vista Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036.  EOE

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS: If you are interested in completing an internship with Pines, students must submit a cover letter and resume to Pines Behavioral Health, attention Sue Enos, in addition to the internship application link. Internship Application

*Note, an internship can only be approved with a copy of professional liability insurance either by the school or by the student.  Pines Behavioral Health must be listed as an additional insured on the policy.   We have learned that such policies for interns have been found for under $50 a year.

Cover letter must including the following:

  1. Name of Accredited University attending and when a placement decision is needed
  2. Degree: Associates, Bachelors, Masters
  3. Major
  4. Indicate Your Area of Interest: Mental Health; Substance Use; or General Office
  5. Your Interested Age Group: Adults, Children, No Preference
  6. Total Hours (special requirements including specific supervision needs)
  7. Preferred days/times
  8. Estimated Start and End Date