SMYAL (Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders) supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to build self-confidence, develop critical life skills, and engage their peers and community through service and advocacy. Committed to social change, SMYAL builds, sustains and advocates for programs, policies and services that LGBTQ youth need as they grow into adulthood.
SMYAL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental handicap, or political affiliation.
The Youth Housing Clinical Specialist supports youth and staff across five of SMYAL’s Youth Housing Programs. The Clinical Specialist provides client-centered therapeutic services to address the resident’s education, mental health, physical health, and permanent housing needs/goals through coordinated activities and referrals. The Clinical Specialist supports housing staff by providing clinical supervision and crisis intervention. The Clinical Specialist works to connect youth to holistic supportive services with the goal of developing skills that lead to sustainable independent living upon graduation from the program. Works in tandem with the Director of Youth Housing to support Youth Housing staff and residents.
Director of Clinical Services
Weekend hours based on need
Salary and Benefits:
This is a full time salary position. This position is expected to work in person. Salary is $75,000 with excellent benefits, which include health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, vacation and sick time, training opportunities, and clinical supervision.
Applicants may send resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “Youth Housing Clinical Specialist.” Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. No phone calls, please. Please apply by October 8th.