Employment Opportunities

Perinatal Support Washington is excited to be offering a new clinical training program for interns and externs beginning fall 2020.

The objectives of this program are:

  • To provide high quality perinatal mental health services to communities that have systematically lacked access to this specialized care. Families will be served regardless of income level or insurance status.
  • Train therapists of color to increase access to culturally matched services.
  • Train therapists with intention of continuing in the perinatal mental health field to increase high quality supports for parents in Washington state.

We are currently recruiting for 1 intern and 2 externs.

This is a unique opportunity for an intern/extern to bring perinatal mental health services to your community and provide culturally matched services. Through partnerships with local non-profits serving diverse communities we can grow culturally matched services throughout the Puget Sound region. New partnerships are welcome!

Please review the complete program and job description.  Hiring goal: July 1st.



Our staff roles include: Clinical Director, Program Manager, Program & Operations Coordinator, and Warm Line Staff.

Volunteer Roles: Direct Service, Board & Program Support

Perinatal Support Washington operates with the help of a wide range of volunteers. We welcome parents who have experienced and recovered from a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder and professionals from all fields. We offer opportunites to provide direct service, host public awareness events in your own community, get involved behind the scenes to keep our small organization running, and more.

There are many ways to get involved and we are happy to work with you to identify your goals as a volunteer and find meaningful activies that will fit your schedule. To learn more contact Victoria Cherniak at Victoria.Cherniak (at) perinatalsupport (dot) org or complete the application form below.

Why Volunteer?

"I know how difficult it is to struggle with a PMAD and how far reaching the consequences of them can be when you don't get adequate help. I want to participate in helping parents get connected with the resources they need for their own health and the health of their families."

"I want to be the support that I once needed."

Support Parents via our Warm Line

We welcome parents and direct service professionals to provide telephone based support to parents calling our Warm Line.

Special Events

Get involved in one of our many annual events. Help set up and then dance the night a way at Mom Prom or help with a local Climb Out of the Darkess or lead one in your community.

Share Your Story

There are several opportunity each year to share your story in person or via print. Share your story on a parent panel or write a post for our quarterly newsletter.

Join the Board

Being part of our board is an opportunity to contribute your valuable skills and experiences to impact perinatal mental health in the state of Washington. > Learn more

Outreach and Awareness

While Perinatal Mental Health is becoming more well known, there are still many parents who need help and support. Help us get the word out through phone, email, and in person meetings with health care providers and programs across the state.

Help in Our Office

Help behind the scenes in the Perinatal Support Washington office. We often have ongoing office tasks and one time projects that keep our organization going. These can be done remotely. Let us know what you are interested in and we will find the perfect fit.