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Program Clinical Director

Urban Services YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
Director of Clinical Services
Salary range: 
$95,000 to $100,000

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.

In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff working on-site will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work.

About the Job

The Youth Service Bureaus is a program of the Urban Services branch of the YMCA of San Francisco and primarily focuses on mental health and family support services. Our mission is to support families in nurturing and developing connected, healthy and productive youth.  We do this by making mental health and social services affordable and accessible to families, schools and communities throughout San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.

The Clinical Director is responsible for leading our clinical staff in successful advancement of our programmatic goals and expectations both within the YMCA and from our outside funders. This position must be eligible, willing and qualified to provide excellent and attentive clinical supervision and program oversight, managing the day­ to ­day operations.  Both clinical insight and business management skills are crucial to succeed in this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Psychology, Social work, Counseling or related field.
  • Requires an active California License and at least two years licensed clinical experience working in a mental health setting. 
  • Requires broad theoretical knowledge and expertise in the practice of a variety of treatment modalities and diagnostics and therapeutic techniques in order to diagnose and solve problems in psychotherapeutic work with children, adolescents, and/or adults. 
  • Requires knowledge of the racial/ethnic, economic, and social factors affecting the residents of the neighborhood served by the program.
  • Knowledge of documentation standards for MediCal utilization management process.
  • Experience working with AVATAR database system a plus

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