Posted October 7, 2016:

Employment application can be downloaded here


Lead Clinician, School-Based Services (Grant Funded Position)

Reports to:

Clinical Director


The Lead Clinician is responsible for providing high-quality school-based psycho-educational support groups on behalf of Out Youth for LGBTQ+ middle school and high school students via a partnership with Communities In Schools of Central Texas.

Position type:

Full-time, exempt

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, coordinate, and deliver on-site psycho-educational support groups for students at Title I schools in collaboration with Communities In Schools of Central Texas.

  • Assist with administration of pre-and-post intervention survey data.

  • Implement a curriculum emphasizing emotional regulation skills for LGBTQ+ youth.

  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with Communities In Schools personnel and collaborative research partners.

  • Coordinate and support co-facilitators assigned to in-school groups in conjunction with Clinical Director

  • Prepare and submit regular and timely documentation of services as required by Communities In Schools, funders, and the Clinical Director.

  • Perform other activities and duties as directed by Clinical Director, including but not limited to providing additional clinical or social services on behalf of Out Youth.

  • Arrange and receive clinical supervision as required by license.


Hours for this position may vary. School-based services will typically take place during the standard school day, however, some before or after school hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work (MSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-I) under clinical supervision, or equivalent licensure.

  • Cultural competence with the LGBTQ+ community and with adolescents.

  • Ability to work effectively with clients from a variety of racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, and religious backgrounds.

  • Knowledgeable about adolescent development, gender identity, sexuality, as well as systems of privilege and oppression.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimum direction and to meet deadlines.

  • Must be conscientious and detail oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years counseling or social service experience.

  • Experience collaborating with schools or community agencies.

  • Experience planning and facilitating therapeutic group activities.

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish or American Sign Language).

  • Experience with evidence-based curricula and/or grant-funded programs.

Computer and Technology Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and other computer programs.


Pay will be commensurate with experience. This is a grant-funded position.

This grant period will end on October 1, 2018. Out Youth cannot guarantee this position will continue after October 1, 2018.


  • Medical insurance.

  • Malpractice insurance paid for by agency.

Hiring Process:

Out Youth is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment. Out Youth aims to reflect the diversity of the community it serves. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other factor protected by state, local, and/or federal laws.

Send any questions regarding this posting to No phone calls will be accepted. The position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis throughout the month of October 2016. We hope to fill this position with a qualified candidate by November 2016.  

Applications will be accepted for at least two weeks from date of posting. Send your cover letter, resume,  references, and employment application in PDF format by email to

Employment application can be downloaded here


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the lead clinician for school-based services. All personnel may periodically be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.

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