Bilingual Therapist, Compass Behavioral Health Services

Reports To

Program Director, Compass Behavioral Health Services


$66,000-$73,000 annually, prorated for part time


We are open to applicants who want to work anywhere from 60% (22.5 hrs/wk) to full time (37.5 hrs/wk)



Organizational Core Competencies

Accountable  I  Adaptable  I  Client-centered  I  Collaborative  I  Committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging  I  Resourceful 


Compass Behavioral Health Services provides trauma-informed therapy to Compass families. Our approach involves training and education, supervision and support, attention to self-care for both the individual and the organization, attention to creating a welcoming and safe environment, and development of policies and procedures that reflect our understanding of how trauma has impacted our families.


The Behavioral Health Therapist will provide individual, parent/child and family therapy to families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Therapy is provided remotely via video and telephone, at Compass’ office in San Francisco, and in the community, with the therapist meeting with some clients at or near their homes.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Provide weekly individual, parent/child or family therapy to a case load of approximately 20 individuals or families.
• Provide individual play therapy and therapeutic shadowing to children who have been exposed to trauma.
• Provide crisis intervention and drop-in counseling.
• Lead support and educational groups.
• Provide mental health consultation to parents, case management and teaching staff.
• Work closely with all staff in providing and/or referring clients for additional supportive services.
• Participate in clinical case consultation, staff meetings and supervision.
• Maintain client records and data collection.


• Spanish fluency required.
• Graduate of clinical Master’s Program in Psychology, Social Work or related field required.
• LCSW/MFT or license eligible required.
• Ability to travel to multiple locations in San Francisco (note: a personal vehicle is not required).
• Experience with trauma informed services, relational or parent and child psychotherapy, and crisis intervention.
• Experience working with homeless or disenfranchised communities.
• Experience working with individuals, families, children and groups.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging work.
• Bilingual/bicultural a plus.

Compass Family Services offers a competitive wage and benefits package that includes employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage, long term disability insurance, and employer contributions to a retirement account. Employees receive approximately 4 weeks of paid vacation their first year, increasing to approximately 5 weeks in each year after, as well as generous paid sick and holiday leave.

Location & Covid Considerations

This position is currently partially remote, and candidates need to be comfortable providing teletherapy and supervision via Zoom and phone. Pending COVID considerations, the position will change to a hybrid, mostly in-person position, with some Telehealth sessions. Therapists will see clients in our office at 37 Grove St. and within the community at our partner housing sites.

To Apply

Please send a detailed cover letter and resume to Resumes sent without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively seek to recruit a diverse workforce. Employees must embrace the idea that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging contribute to the success of our underserved communities, and therefore to shared prosperity in our city and region. Compass Family Services is committed to the continuous work of implementing specific actions that will disrupt systemic prejudice and improve equity across programs and departments, to become an example to partners who also believe in a culture of inclusion that leverages diversity.