Licensed Therapist (Spanish Bilingual) at Door of Hope
About the job
Contract or Part-Time, ~10 hours/week (hours depend on the number of Spanish-speaking residents participating in therapy)
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of families facing homelessness? Door of Hope, a Christian nonprofit that empowers families facing homelessness to transform their lives, is hiring a Therapist to provide therapy in Spanish to families. At the core of the Therapist’s responsibilities is providing high quality individual, couples, children, and occasional family counseling. The Therapist creates a safe therapeutic environment where residents can process their experiences, increase self-awareness and make positive changes.
- Conduct weekly individual sessions with adult residents for issues related to trauma, domestic violence, depression and anxiety, in addition to couple’s therapy
- Conduct resident support group dealing with focused topics (ex. anger management, parenting, etc.)
- Attend weekly case conferencing to learn about resident’s progress and provide input into program development
- Take notes and keep confidential files on each resident and family session held
- Discuss and work with each resident on Treatment Goals and Plans; conduct quarterly review of goals
- Conduct quarterly data surveys with each residents as needed/required by grants and donors
- Submit monthly reports to Program Manager
- Conduct follow-up sessions with graduates of the program for up to one year after graduating
- LMFT or LCSW required (licensing must be completed; we do not offer licensing supervision)
- Minimum 2 years experience in a clinical setting
- Bilingual Spanish speaking
- Must be available to schedule sessions around residents’ work schedules (primarily evenings)
- In addition to one-on-one counseling, must be willing and able to work with children and families
- Preferred prior experience working with victims of domestic violence
Candidate must embody Door of Hope’s core values:
Christ-centered, expressed through:
- Faith: We have an active and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
- Calling: Out of a sense of calling, we go above and beyond to meet our mission.
- Character: We demonstrate the character of Christ toward colleagues and families.
Empowering, expressed through:
- Trust: We trust one another, believe in one another, and give each other the freedom to take risks. (Mistakes are learning opportunities.)
- Accountability: We nurture God-given strengths through coaching and accountability.
Holistic, expressed through:
- Whole Person: Our emotional, spiritual and personal well-being matter to one another.
- Whole Organization: We are on one team with one mission. (We don’t do silos.)
Relationship, expressed through:
- Family: We love, celebrate, and pray with one another.
- Reconciliation: We manage conflict, practice vulnerability, and pursue diversity with honesty and grace.