Child and Adolescent Therapist


For nearly 175 years, Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties has served the Bay Area’s children, families, and older adults. As the problem-solving center for our community, JFCS is the oldest and largest family services institution in the United States, serving more than 120,000 people annually who are facing life transitions and personal crises. JFCS has earned a national reputation as a leader in developing research-based social services and educational programs that strengthen individuals, families, and community.

This position will report to the Program Director.


  • Pay Range $45 – $60/hour
  • Employment Type: Part-time, without benefits
  • Be part of a financially stable nonprofit with a long and rich history
  • Be part of a large, multi-faceted organization serving 120,000 people with over 40 programs


  • Conducts child/family evaluations and formulates goals and treatment plans in keeping with JFCS standards
  • Provides clinical consultation services to children, adolescents, and their families
  • Provides parent guidance, and consultation to schools consistent with the treatment plan
  • Facilitates support groups and educational programs for parents and children
  • Provides time-limited treatment to assigned children and families, in accordance with Agency standards for problem-focused performance
  • Completes administrative duties necessary to carry out clinical responsibilities in a timely fashion
  • Participates in scheduled clinical supervision and staff meetings
  • Meets fee and service goals established in the annual work plan
  • Licensed mental health professional (ASW, LCSW, AMFT, LMFT, PsyD)
  • Three plus (3+) years of postgraduate experience
  • Bilingual Hebrew-English speaker with knowledge of and sensitivity to Israeli culture
  • Demonstrate ability to relate effectively with parents, individually and in groups
  • Understanding of the growth and development of children and the ability to interpret that information in a supportive and professional manner to parents, caregivers, and to other professionals
  • Advanced degree in child development-related field
  • Licensed or license eligible in California to practice psychotherapy as part of the job responsibilities
  • Previous experience providing parent consultation and support and teaching parent-focused workshops
  • Experience in using MS Office applications and general computer skills
  • Ability to function independently and cooperatively as part of a team
  • Desire to work in a multi-discipline social service setting

To be considered for this position, you must meet the requirements and competencies listed above. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.