Hope That Helps Teen Center Director


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


133 East Bonita Ave.Suite 200San Dimas, CA 91773


Job Description: The position will gain valuable experience in leading the development and implementation of programs to 'at risk’ youth in a supportive environment, as well as managing ongoing program administration, including planning, organizing, staffing and leading program activities.


  • Provide direct counseling/therapy services, including teen & family counseling, group counseling, and workshop presentations
  • Assess, diagnose, and develop treatment plans for all clients assigned to caseload
  • Refers client to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling
  • Participate in group and individual supervision
  • Develop and implement structured programs and lessons
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with staff and the community
  • Work closely with staff to provide a safe and supportive environment for the delivery of programs and services
  • Develop and manage an annual budget and operating plan to support the program
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted program expenditure
  • Develop and implement an evaluation framework to assess the strengths of programs and identify areas for improvement
  • Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework
  • Develop funding proposals for the program to ensure the continuous delivery of services
  • Develop forms and records to document program activities and clients of programs
  • In consultation with the Executive Director, recruit, interview and select well-qualified program staff
  • Provide appropriate orientation, training, supervision and performance management of program staff
  • Write reports on the programs for management and for funders, maintain excellent client records and complete all agency and/or third party payer required reports and paperwork
  • Comply thoroughly with County Mental Health MediCal contract documentation and auditing standards and requirements in a timely manner


  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience of program management and 3-5+ years’ experience
  • Ability to develop, implement and supervise lesson plans for personal and academic development
  • Clinical knowledge and experience in providing mental health services to children and families
  • Understanding and experience in the delivery of services to an ethnically and economically diverse population
  • Possess strong personal integrity and ethical principles
  • Proficient computer skills and use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Possess excellent organization, problem solving, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Must be present for intern training and supervision
  • Mandatory assessment and diagnosis to help build clinical skills
  • Outpatient Services - afternoon and evening availability helps build more consistent caseload
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent listener
  • Is flexible and patient
  • Possess a positive outlook
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and independently
  • Enjoys teaching and helping others

Time Commitment:

  • Hours of operation are 10:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday thru Friday
  • Must be available to work up to 40 hours per week
  • Flexible Hours


  • Receive direct supervision from the Executive Director
  • Participate in professional training offered to all employees
  • Engage in employee events such as the company Christmas party, monthly staff luncheon, etc.
  • Apply skills and knowledge to the workplace


  • Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Family Therapy
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible Hours

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