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Bilingual Clinician

Department: San Francisco Unaccompanied Children's Shelter
Location: Des Plaines, IL

Join the Maryville Academy San Francisco Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter and improve the lives of children and families! We have an opening for Bilingual Clinician.

About Maryville Academy

For more than 134 years, Maryville has been committed to providing protection and guidance to children. As the world has changed, so have the needs of the families and children we serve. Maryville has adapted by focusing on our community’s most critical issues. Today, our range of programs includes residential care, mental health services, healthcare and family support services, as well as a variety of educational and youth development offerings. Maryville’s mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth.

About the San Francisco Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter

The San Francisco Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter is home to boys from newborn to age 18 through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). This program provides a safe setting for children during their first days in America until a permanent setting can be established for them.

About the Clinician Position

Provides a wide range of therapeutic services to individuals including assessments, counseling and crisis intervention. The employee’s primary duty is work that requires advanced knowledge in the field of psychology or social work. This position is a grant position related solely to the Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter as funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement and any successor funding.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides individual and group, therapy according to individual needs.
  • Completes all necessary clinical paperwork, including but not limited to mental health assessments, service plans, comprehensive progress reports and discharge summaries, while adhering to established timelines and all licensing and accreditation standards;
  • Participates in completing outcome measurements
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed
  • Assesses the placement and service needs and serves as an advocate for the client to assure appropriateness of placement and services;
  • Participates in utilization review as requested;
  • Actively seeks supervision and utilizes supervisory input.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements

Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate) from an accredited clinical program.
  • Experience providing clinical services to a child and adolescent population is preferred.
  • LCSW Required
  • Must conduct oneself in an ethical and professional manner;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish language competency required.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
  • Must possess ability to provide physical restraint to youth;
  • Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.

Environment and Scheduling:

  • Work is performed in and in association with Maryville program settings, as well as, but not limited to schools, recreational facilities, court rooms, hospitals, correctional/detention institutions, and various community settings;
  • Duties may involve contact with youth who are traumatized.
  • 24 hour on-call (pager) responsibilities;
  • Must be flexible and available to work additional hours when necessary;
  • May be scheduled to work on weekends and/or holidays.


Why Join the Maryville Family?

Maryville offers all full-time employees:

  • PPO health insurance options
  • Vision Insurance
  • FSA and HSA
  • 403(b)
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • 9 paid holidays a year
  • After one year of service you will be eligible for dental insurance, long term disability and life insurance and tuition reimbursement. 

For more information about all of the services that Maryville provides, please visit our website at

To Apply

Please complete the application at the links above and below along with your cover letter and resume.

Maryville Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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