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Mental Health Specialist - Part Time

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
Part time
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Salary range: 
See "About the Job"

Careers with a Cause

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities. As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of San Francisco offers more than just a job--we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. At the Y, you can discover your passion and a lifelong career helping to solve some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

About the Job

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Family Support Services, the Mental Health Specialist is responsible for providing therapeutic direct services, one-one counseling, group counseling and consultation to members of the community through a trauma-informed lens.  The incumbent will ensure high quality services for participants, work collaboratively community based organizations, to ensure that families in the Bayview Hunters Point community have access to high quality mental health services and resources.  Additionally, the Mental Health Specialist will be responsible for attending and supporting case conferencing for case managers, providing case consultation, and professional development opportunities as needed. The Mental Health Specialist will be responsible for ensuring accessibility and consistency for FRC program participants to services.

Salary range: 

  • Unlicensed, $28.00 to $34.00 per hour
  • Licensed, $35.00 to $44.00 per hour

Required Qualifications

  • MSW, MFT
  • Experience with trauma informed, Family Support, Child Development, Family reunification, child abuse, understand the legal and ethical standards of practice
  • Must be able to work M-F, some nights and weekends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Domestic Violence 
  • Understanding of unique issues impacting, the Bayview Hunters Point community







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.

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees