Community Case Manager

Community Case Manager

We encourage all Military Veterans to apply!


LWC is seeking a Case Manager to join the Community Program. The CCM (Community Case Manager) is a full time position working with adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses. The CCM is responsible for providing case management services.


Minimum Qualifications:


Preferably Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral sciences (Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, etc.) or related field, or Associate of Arts Degree with at least two (2) years’ experience in mental health or related field working with chronically mentally ill adults. Good personal relations skills; ability to work with difficult clients. Good organizational skills; Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks; Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach; Ability to apply a Recovery based approach; Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion. Good verbal, written, communication, and computer skills; visual and auditory skills required to communicate, ensure and deliver client care and provide legal documentation of care; Requires frequent standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching; Requires frequent walking to accomplish tasks; Requires ability to lift 30 pounds. Acceptable driving record and ability to be covered by LWC insurance carrier. Ability to apply for Department of Health Agency Affiliated Counselor License within 7 days of hire, and obtain said license within 60 days.


Employment contingent on successful background check and Washington State counseling profession credential issued by the Department of Health (e.g. Agency Affiliated Counselor and must apply for within 7 days of hire, preferably prior to hire).


Why work for Lake Whatcom Center?


LWC is a DSHS licensed not-for-profit organization providing an array of residential and community mental health services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and their ability to meet their goal of Recovery. We are a fast-growing service, and committed to creating a supportive and positive environment for all our employees.

LWC offers competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance (fully funded for full-time employees)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life & Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave
  • Holiday premium pay
  • Floating holidays, and
  • Annual base pay increases


Lake Whatcom Center & our COVID response:

LWC has been a reliable employer during the COVID pandemic. We have not reduced hours or laid off staff and have taken significant steps to protect our employees and clients. During the last year, we have paid significant bonuses and increased the base pay for all staff, partly in appreciation for the excellent teamwork and commitment to our clients. We have provided flexibility in scheduling and invested substantial resources in personal protective equipment. We are proud of the fact that we were one of the first agencies to recognize the challenges presented, and in our agility in responding quickly to changing circumstances. We believe we will come out of the COVID pandemic stronger than other, and attribute that to our dedication to our core values.



LWC is a tobacco-free and scent-free workplace. LWC is an Equal Opportunity employer, we are committed to an Affirmative Action Program and enhancing the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity, age, religion, creed, marital status, ancestral heritage, sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veteran status, or the presences on any physical, mental and/or sensory disability. If accommodations are needed for participating in the application or interview process, please feel free to let us know.


Please visit to download and complete our application packet.

  • Compensation:  DOE
  • Closes: When filled
Minimum Qualifications
Submit application packet to: HR, 3600 Meridian St, Bellingham WA 98225
Job Type: Full-Time
Experience Required:
Education: High School or Equivalent