Job Description

 General Purpose

Under the supervision of the VP of Programs, this exempt professional directs and oversees the Therapy Clinic.  Provides clinical and programmatic supervision, to all of the clinical staff and interns. Upholds ethical treatment standards, and ensures compliance with all applicable state laws and industry standards. Works with VP of Programs to establish policies and programs and administers such programs.


Primary Responsibilities

Duties will include but not limited to: providing individual and group supervision for practicum trainees, and interns utilizing sound clinical judgment to assign clients to therapists, providing guidance for the triage program, developing curriculum for therapy groups, overseeing the budget for the therapy program, providing on-call support for legal and ethical issues, serving as the liaison between the therapy clinic and all residential programs, and creating and fostering relationships with various universities and consultants.

Skills / Requirements

Education / Experience

Education: Minimum Master’s degree in Family Therapy or Social Work, or related field from an accredited institution. 

 Special License/Certification: Licensed LMFT, LCSW, or licensed Psychologist for minimum 2 years. Must be AAMFT and CAMFT (or equivalent) member in good standing, be certified to provide clinical supervision.

 Experience:  Minimum 2 years full-time experience as a therapist dealing with men, women, and children experiencing homelessness, mental illness, addiction, and dually diagnosed. Supervisory experience at management level, strategic planning and nonprofit experience desirable.              


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