Positions Available: Social Worker (Lassen and Plumas County) * House Mentor (Susanville)

Mountain Circle Foster and Adoptive Families



WANTED: Live-in House Mentor (Susanville, CA) 

mountain circle foster teensMake the difference to foster teens as they move into independence! This position will receive free room and board at our Transitional Housing Home in Susanville, CA in exchange for minimal supervision, leadership in weekly life-skills groups (such as budgeting and cooking healthy meals), and the mentoring of up to four older foster youth. This opportunity is ideal for a couple, or for individual(s) seeking their MSW or MFT (Mountain Circle will provide up t0 40 internship hours per week). For more information, contact [email protected] The mentor position may be combined with the part-time social work position.



WANTED:  Social Worker (Susanville- possibly out of other parts of Lassen or Plumas County)

Cute little sisters playing outside

Mountain Circle Family Services, Inc. is seeking a social worker to work with foster youth and families out of our Susanville, CA office. This is a full-time position with benefits. Compensation will depend on experience. Applicants should contact Seth Shepard via email at [email protected]. No phone calls!


–       Ability to pass a criminal background check (Child Abuse Index, DOJ and FBI)

–       Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

–       Work well under pressure, stress and changing job duties.

–       Have a safe, reliable and insured vehicle for use on the job.

–       Able to provide letters of reference.

–       Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.

CA Foster Care License #185002229, CA THP License #325002757, CA Adoptions License #325002759

Other opportunities: Do you love children? Come join the Mountain Circle team as a Resource (Foster) parent!

Loving Resource Parents are needed in Northern California and Nevada to provide warm, safe, and caring homes for underprivileged children. Mountain Circle provides training, 24/7 support, and a monthly stipend of up to $1,100 (per child) to Resource families.

Who can be a Resource Parent?
Resource Families come in all forms! You can be single, retired, Resource Families come in all forms! You can be single, retired, a stay-at-home parent, or a birth family to a child/youth in care already- you just need a good sense of humor and a LOVE for children or teens!

Read stories of families just like you on our blog: https://www.mountaincircle.org/blog
or watch a short 5-min video about what it’s like to become a foster parent with Mountain Circle: https://www.mountaincircle.org/about-us/videos

Call today for a free 5-min phone orientation! 1(844)540-8618 We will present the details and requirements for becoming a certified Resource (or adoptive) Parent and answer all of your questions. If you are interested in proceeding we will guide you in the certification process every step of the way. Hope to talk soon!