Job Description

Job Purpose:

To utilize appropriate clinical therapeutic modalities for SDRM members

     through individual and group therapy, class instruction, training, and triage  support

To maintain client case notes and manage other administrative responsibilities

To provide spiritual leadership for SDRM clients

To represent our Mission, Vision and Values and continue to grow as a follower of Christ

The Director of Therapeutic Services serves outside of any singular Program and acts as a resource for the Mission.

This position provides clinically sound triage assessment, therapy, leadership, training, and partners with clients toward achieving

greater emotional and spiritual wholeness as part of successful Program completion. This position reports directly to the VP of Programs.

This position is full time exempt eligible for benefits (employer paid SDRM medical plans for employee plus dependents monthly premiums) as well as employer paid life/ADD and disability plan, vacation, holidays and sick pay.

Also available is affordable dental, vision, voluntary benefits for life/ADD, disability, and a 403B savings plan available.

Skills / Requirements

Education: Minimum Master’s Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Psychology or related field from an accredited institution.

Experience: Minimum 2 years full-time work experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, facing various addiction challenges, mental illness and/or dually diagnosed is preferred. Nonprofit experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook); typing (min 35 wpm); coordinate and/or direct a variety of complex tasks and assignments simultaneously and successfully; exercise good judgment and make sensible decisions; attentive to detail; prioritize effectively; effective oral and written communication skills; eagerness to learn and be trained; work both independently and as part of a team; provide information to public by answering questions and requests; regular, timely attendance.

Special License/Certification: Licensed Therapist with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Important Notes

No phone calls, please. All openings are subject to change without notice. Visit us at for more information about the San Diego Rescue Mission and our programs. We apologize in advance, but due to limited staffing, we are unable to provide status on your application.

If you have a passion to serve those experiencing homelessness and/or addiction in a faith-based environment, build teams, lead change, and conduct training in your field of expertise, contact us! Flexible schedule, benefits with minimal out-of-pocket monthly health dues, CEU reimbursements, and more.

 Vision: To see God transform the lives of those experiencing homelessness, impacting San Diego one life at a time.

 Mission: To lovingly address the needs of men, women, and children experiencing homelessness by sharing the Good News of Salvation and providing a holistic approach to rehabilitation and recovery.

 Values: Faith, Compassion, Excellence, Integrity