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Career Opportunities

Do you want to be a part of something that matters in your community? Are you looking for professional and personal growth in a role that will be both challenging and rewarding? Our talented and heart-driven team helps approximately 1,000 children each week in Orange County by providing transformative mental and behavioral health services, and we need people like you!

Consider joining our team of more than 110 employees, including more than 80 masters, doctorate, and MD trained mental health specialists, dedicated to helping children grow up healthy and achieve their true potential.

Child Guidance Center (CGC) offers a variety of outstanding clinical and administrative employment opportunities. CGC is looking for entry-level to seasoned professionals for its expanding, award-winning, mental health services and programs.

“I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives (no matter how big or small), empower them, assist them to find their strengths and build upon them, and help them to grow to their fullest potential. And CGC has given me the privilege to be able to do all of these things.” -Lynda Akiyama, LCSW 


  1. We believe in our mission and our values, and have created a team culture with a supportive work environment where we strive to provide opportunities for our employees to succeed both professionally and personally.
  2. We provide competitive wages.
  3. We offer generous benefits. Full-time employees enjoy employer sponsored medical and vision insurance; paid vacation and sick time; 12 paid holidays per year; a 401(k) employer-matched retirement plan; a Cafeteria 125 plan; and a continuing education support.

Thank you for your interest in a career at Child Guidance Center. Please click here to view and download the Child Guidance Center Employment Application. Only those who meet minimum requirements for the position will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Child Guidance Center is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization. Child Guidance Center makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

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