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Yahara House employment opportunities are filled through our auspice agency, Journey Mental Health Center.  They list openings on their website. We are currently hiring for Clubhouse Generalists, with the employment description on Journey's site  Clubhouse Generalist is an entry-level job and does not require previous Clubhouse experience.  Employment opportunities are also listed with

See the job description below:

Position Description


The Clubhouse Generalist (Comm MHT or CSI) position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services. Services include assessment, counseling, supportive contacts, and referrals serving adults, referred to as members in Clubhouse, with mental health and co-occurring substance use when present. The (Comm MHT) works in partnership with members to develop and implement individual recovery goals that acknowledge the member’s needs, values, world views, traditions, definition of family, and helping resources. They model working side-by-side with members as respected colleagues to enhance the member’s self-esteem, confidence, hope, skills, opportunity, and sense of community. This position is expected to transition into a service facilitation/case management role as soon as certified by Dane County Comprehensive Community Services (CCS).  



The Clubhouse Generalist reports directly to the assigned supervisor with overall program supervision provided by the Director. The minimum annual service hours expectation is 1352. Salary is determined by hire classification, level of degree, mental health credentials, experience, and bilingual fluency.



  • Associate Degree (minimum)


  • 2 or more years of full-time experience working in a setting with individuals experiencing mental health or substance use disorder. 

  • Experience with and knowledge of mental health, whether through formal training and education, or life experiences. 

  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and different worldviews, recognizing personal limitations, and working on an ongoing basis to gain cultural self-awareness, knowledge, and skill. 

  • Demonstrated ability and skill to work with members in a validating, empowering, and nonjudgmental manner.? 

  • Possession of a valid driver's license, a?favorable?driving record, adequate insurance (per WI law) and access to a vehicle and willingness to use it for work (i.e., transporting consumers). 

Preferred (licenses, certifications, etc.)

  • Licensed Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA), Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in a related behavioral health field.

  • Eligible for Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) Medicaid billing

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT)

  • Licensed Professional Counselors (LCP)

  • Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC)

  • Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (SAC-IT) 

  • Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

  • Professional certification such as Peer Specialist, or in a professional trade.

  • Bilingual​

    • Hmong

    • Spanish


  • Provision of Clinical Services (high responsibility 90% effort). 

    • Performs accurate assessments to evaluate mental health and/or co-occurring issues in a culturally sensitive/humble, recovery oriented, trauma-sensitive manner by providing assessments within the context of the member’s perspectives and beliefs. 

    • Provides ongoing support services in a culturally sensitive/humble manner to help each member to achieve goals. Responsibilities include individual/annual goal planning that promotes self-esteem, hope, and skill-building.  

    • Completes accurate clinical records and other information in a timely manner. 

    • Works side-by-side with Clubhouse colleagues completing the day-to-day operations of department work, transitional employment, supported employment, education, and recreation and rotating holiday support. 

  • Program and JMHC Participation (responsibility 10%). 

    • Attends house meetings, in-services, and other program activities as requested. 

    • Participates in Journey committees, trainings, and activities as directed and/or approved. 


 The above statements are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list but are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this employee.

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