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Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team, while working to improve mental health and reduce stigma throughout our community? The Mental Wellness Center, a local nonprofit organization, is seeking talented individuals to join our team!

Testimonials from past employees share a dedication and commitment to serving our community.

“This job changed my life for the better in many profound ways. It made me a better person and made me see the beauty in every single one of us. The relationships and experiences I built with managers, co-workers, clients/members are something I will cherish my entire life. This is a wonderful community, club and organization that you can grow with tremendously as you dedicate to serve the community and those with mental illness. So many opportunities to teach, to interact, to have fun, to grow, to sharpen skills, to improve the lives of others, to collaborate and work with others.”

“Working with the Mental Wellness Center has been one of my greatest experiences in my life. Lovely people working for a great cause.”




Open Positions

Interested in applying? Please submit cover letter and resume via email to HR@mentalwellnesscenter.org using the 'click here to apply' button below.

Development & Marketing Associate

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team, while working to improve mental health and reduce stigma throughout our community? The Mental Wellness Center (MWC), a local nonprofit organization, is looking for a talented development professional, interested in leveraging their passion for helping others, to join our team. We are seeking a full-time Development & Marketing Associate to join our dedicated team in Santa Barbara, CA. This position supports the Development & Marketing Director and will help strengthen our existing efforts as we celebrate 75 years of serving our community.

Garden Street Apartments Property Manager

The Garden Street (GSA) Apartment Property Manager is an essential role at our organization and within our Residential Services Program and to those we serve, providing support, hope and encouragement to all tenants within the GSA community. The position works on a team with our business office and tenant liaison to create and foster a culture of community with our tenants. This role will serve as an on-site property manager of 51 apartment units and all common areas and will oversee all day-to-day operations of the GSA and support all areas of tenant relations including being the primary point of contact for all GSA tenants and service providers.

Family Advocate

The Mental Wellness Center is proud to offer our community a dedicated Family Advocate who is trained and familiar with issues faced by families impacted by mental health disorders. And now, we are pleased to share the need for an additional Family Advocate to support our existing Family Advocate and help us help more individuals and families in need. This full-time Family Advocate position will supplement our current Family Advocate's position. This role is special to our community, and so an essential requirement for this position is that you possess a personal lived experience as a caregiver of a family member of a person living with a serious and/or persistent mental illness.

Both Mental Wellness Center Family Advocates will work together, assisting families who are trying to understand and deal with the impact of serious mental health disorders in their family and provides assistance in understanding and navigating the local public and private mental health systems. This role also assists families in accessing various clinical and support services available in our community and can offer one-on-one support in times of challenging times. To learn more about our current Family Advocate and how this role would support them as well as our organization, CLICK HERE.



We are committed to granting equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, registered domestic partnership status, age (over 40), citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental health disorders, protected medical condition including AIDS/HIV and genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance or regulation.

For questions regarding employment at
the Mental Wellness Center contact:

Julia Yanez
Human Resources Representative
MWCjobs@mentalwellnesscenter.org