Careers with a Cause
You can make a lasting impact every day by working with the YMCA of San Francisco. In communities across the Bay Area, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.
About the Job
The Youth Service Bureaus is a program of the Urban Services branch of YMCA of San Francisco. We are a nonprofit agency that provides life-changing programs that build healthy families, successful communities and enhance the lives of children. Urban Services YMCA's vision is to provide limitless opportunities to Bay Area youth, families and communities. Founded in 1995, Urban Services YMCA is lead by an experienced team of staff, volunteers and board members. The Youth Service Bureaus have clinics in San Francisco, Pacifica, South San Francisco and San Mateo.
We are currently hiring for a fulltime Bilingual Clinician to work both in a school based counseling position in San Mateo as well as a couple of clinic evenings also in San Mateo County. This position requires some travel to and from between school site and clinic as well as to supervision in the clinic each week. Much of our work focuses on issues surrounding adolescence and academic functioning, environmental and social trauma, grief and loss, health and safety, and community outreach. Strong applicants will have experience with case management, individual and family therapy, coordination of care services and crisis intervention. Diverse and bilingual candidates who have experience and are committed to work in a multicultural urban setting are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have experience working with youth and their families, be proficient in treatment planning, be able to meet deadlines, and possess competency in the legal and ethical standards of the field. Passion for youth work, charisma, and ambition are additional characteristics that would create success in this position.
- Registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences with a master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work.
- At least 500 hours of experience working with youth and their families
- Experience in collaborating with other service providers to coordinate client care
- Be able to demonstrate a passion and dedication to working with clients from underserved communities.
All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors. Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records