Current Job Opportunities

Updated September 6, 2019

Title: Part-Time Staff Therapist 

Reports to: Clinical & Social Services Director

Purpose: The part-time staff therapist will responsible for providing high-quality group and individual counseling for LGBTQ+ youth and adults. The part-time staff therapist may provide services across clinical programs, including Transgender Wellness and school-based services. 

Position type: Part-Time, Exempt 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide individual psychotherapy, including assessment, diagnosis (using the DSM-5), and treatment planning, to support the mental health and wellbeing of LGBT youth and adults. 

  • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate on-site psycho-educational support groups for students at Title I schools in collaboration with Communities In Schools of Central Texas.

  • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate support and/or process groups provided at Out Youth’s drop-in center and/or as offered by the Transgender Wellness program.  

  • Coordination and oversight of co-facilitators, including graduate student social work and/or counseling interns, assigned groups in conjunction with Clinical Director. Provide effective and timely coaching, feedback and intervention to co-facilitators as needed.

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

  • Arrange and receive clinical supervision as required by licensure, if applicable.

Hours: 

Schedule will be determined in coordination with the Clinical and Social Services Director. At least one weeknight OR daytime weekend hours will be required. However, given the part-time nature of this position, we can provide significant flexibility based upon the needs of the candidate when determining the overall schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), working toward LCSW or LPC-I/LMFT-A. 

  • Cultural competence with the LGBTQ+ community.

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

  • Knowledgeable about 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:

  • 3 or more years counseling or social service experience.

  • Experience providing supervision or support to other mental health professionals.  

  • Experience collaborating with personnel in community agencies. 

  • Experience planning and facilitating therapeutic group activities.

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


Pay: 

$21 - $25 per hour

Benefits: 

This position is eligible for 4 weeks of vacation as congruent with the established organizational schedule, and additional paid-time-off (PTO) by request. 

As applicable, Out Youth will pay for ongoing clinical supervision for this position’s licensure up to $250 per month. 

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 jobs@outyouth.org. No phone calls will be accepted. The position will remain open until filled. 

To Apply: 

Send your cover letter, resume, references, and employment application in PDF format by email to jobs@outyouth.org. Employment application can be downloaded at: http://www.outyouth.org/employment-application 

Disclaimer:

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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