Work with DLC

David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC), located in beautiful Naples, Florida, has a variety of employment opportunities available including medical, clinical, administrative, and clinical support positions. We offer an extremely generous and competitive benefits package and a variety of career advancement and on-the-job training opportunities.

DLC is a drug-free, equal opportunity employer and a fully tobacco-free environment. The use of tobacco products (including vapor cigarettes) is not permitted at any of our campuses.



Staff members are eligible for this excellent plan the first of the month following 60 days of employment. After one year of service, a required information meeting is provided, and David Lawrence Centers will match your contribution dollar for dollar as follows:

  • 1-5 years = 5%
  • 6-10 years = 6%
  • 10+ years = 7%


Health, dental, prescription (including on-site pharmacy), vision, life, and AD&D are provided for full-time staff who work 30 hours per week. Available on the first of the month after 60 days of employment.


Regular employees who work 20 hours per week or more receive paid leave on a pro-rated basis to use after six months of continuous employment. Leave provided during the first calendar year of employment may be carried over to the following year. After the first calendar year of employment, employees may carry over a maximum of one week of paid leave from June to July and December to January. Click here to find out more about Benefits Summary to learn more about annual leave balances.

All regular employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more will receive eight paid holidays per year (pro-rated for part-time). In addition to the eight (8) paid holidays, eligible employees will receive two (2) “floating” holidays. One day will be issued on January 1st and one day will be issued on July 1st.


David Lawrence Centers has partnered with a select group of local institutions to accommodate direct deposit on biweekly pay dates and provide favorable rates for numerous affordable loan products and savings accounts.


Most non-residential programs close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Non-mandatory employees may request the following alternative work schedules:

  • 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Participation in the alternative work schedule program is at the discretion of the direct supervisor and service director and must not impede delivery of service or program coverage.


We celebrate our employees’ accomplishments, years of service, and dedication to life-changing wellness through several recognition programs. Some of our programs include:

  • BEE Exceptional!: We routinely celebrate employees for being part of the team, being compassionate, and being exceptional through the BEE Exceptional program. This program is designed to promote, inspire, and recognize exceptional customer experiences. Employees who consistently demonstrate these behaviors and are committed to providing others with exceptional experiences are known as Buzzworthy BEEs! Fellow employees, managers, and clients can nominate an employee.
  • Years of Service: We formally celebrate employees’ service anniversaries through a special quarterly luncheon awards ceremony.
  • Staff Appreciation Events: We have a variety of annual staff appreciation events including a holiday party and picnic.


David Lawrence Centers is committed to providing life-changing wellness for our clients AND staff. We are proud to offer a healthy and productive work environment that fosters employee satisfaction and a sense of purpose and belonging. As a Blue Zones Project Approved™ Worksite, we offer the following benefits to encourage and empower our team members to embrace a healthy lifestyle:

  • Blue Zones-inspired options on our daily lunch menu
  • Healthy selections in vending machines throughout campus
  • Meditation garden
  • Alternative work schedules to maintain a healthy work/life balance
  • Standup desks available
  • Personalization of office space
  • Diffusers and aromatherapy permitted
  • Periodic “Purpose” workshops
  • Walking MOAIs (walking groups that foster social connection)
HRSA National Health Service Corps

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Approved Site

David Lawrence Centers is an approved National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site. As an approved NHSC site, certain full-time and part-time licensed providers are eligible to apply for student loan debt relief under the NHSC, Nurse Corps, and Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery (STAR) Loan Repayment Programs. Click here for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s recommended that you apply for current openings. If there is no current opening that meets yours education, experience and skills please indicate an area of interest.

Once a candidate is selected the announcement will be removed from the website. Some positions, e.g. nurse and behavioral healthcare technicians, are considered continuous recruitment positions. Even if there are no current openings, applications are always accepted. Should an opening occur, recent applications will be reviewed and you may be contacted to determine your continued interest and availability.

Your application will be held in “active” status for a period of six months. You are encouraged to monitor the careers page of the website for new opportunities. If an opening occurs for which you meet the requirements and in which you are interested, you may contact human resources to inform us of your interest.

Yes, your signature on the application authorizes us to verify the information provided. You may supplement the job application with your resume and any other job-related documents. Please read the instructions carefully. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes submitted without the application will be held for processing until receipt of the application.

Human Resources reviews the information submitted to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications or criteria as described in the job posting. If you do, you may be contacted for additional information, e.g. is the schedule and/or salary acceptable. Your resume/application will then be forwarded to the hiring supervisor for further review. He or she may then make contact to schedule an interview.

Applications or resumes received via email will receive an automatically generated email response as receipt. Applications and resumes received through the mail, via fax or hand-delivered will not be acknowledged. We respectfully request that you not contact Human Resources regarding the status of your application.

Working Here

Learn more about working at David Lawrence Centers from our employees.

Jessica Liria

Outreach Specialist

I’ve grown so much as a person working here. I’ve really worked on my own mental health and been able to really prioritize that and myself.

Angela Lopez

Clinical Social Worker

The most rewarding thing, is being able to see and work for an organization whose mission is being able to provide life-changing wellness.

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