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Bilingual Therapist

Are you passionate about taking a proactive approach to mental health services and making a real difference in the lives of children and families? Seneca is looking for a Bilingual (Spanish/English) Therapist to join our Mobile Response Team (MRT)! 
Now offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus for new employees!
In this role, you'll have the opportunity to provide brief, solution-focused mental health interventions, crisis interventions, and case management services to children and families in San Francisco systems, including child welfare, San Francisco’s Department of Public Health Child Crisis program and the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), and youth enrolled in San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). As a Bilingual Therapist team member, you'll work in the community, providing services in hospitals, schools, and family homes within San Francisco and up to 90 miles away. This is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career while making a meaningful impact in the community. Apply now to join our team and help provide preventive mental health services that make a difference!
"As part of the mobile response team (MRT) showing up to a crisis and being able to speak Spanish brings a sense of relief to all those families who are scared and worried of not being understood.This removes many barriers our families face which can open the door to hope! love being able to share a strong bond with them by speaking their native language. It also expands on what I believe to be true, Bilingualism gives our clients a better perspective of the world."
-MRT Team Member
The Mobile Response Team is a team of Crisis Response Staff who provide community-based support to youth experiencing mental health crises. Seneca believes that crisis response programs are a vital service for youth and families and should exist within a spectrum of services designed to allow youth to remain in their homes and communities. The service is intended to offer families, schools, and providers an alternative to calling 911 when law enforcement may not be necessary for the level of presenting concerns. 
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.


  • Serve as the clinical lead and work with the treatment team to provide crisis intervention and other mental health services as needed in client homes and in the community
  • Provide counseling, therapy, and case management services for youth referred by, but not limited to, the San Francisco child welfare system, SF Department of Public Health (DPH), Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), and San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD)
  • Collaborate on a regular basis with team members including but not limited to: Child Welfare Workers, caregivers, school staff, therapists, and case managers
  • Complete risk assessments, clinical documentation, creation of behavioral and safety plans 
  • Complete documentation identified by supervisor in a timely and satisfactory manner 
  • Participate in all treatment reviews, family team meetings and program staff meetings 
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision and group supervision to expand skills and receive ongoing coaching and support 
  • Provide on-call coverage to the clients as needed.
  • Carries out functions and responsibilities as it pertains to giving orders and conducting evaluations of clients in restraint/seclusion as per Seneca Center Crisis Intervention Policy Section 8


  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required  
  • Must be registered or eligible to register with the CA BBS (MFT, MSW, PCC, ASW, AMFT, APCC, LMFT, LCSW, LPCC)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Prefer at least 9 months to 1 year experience in working with emotionally disturbed children in out of home care
  • Ability to work with diverse population and as part of a team-focused culture
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings and weekends as needed 
  • Own vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and insurability through Seneca’s vehicle policy 
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements 
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an HR-approved religious/medical exemption


  • Full time
  • Sunday - Wednesday
  • 12:00 pm- 10:00 pm (4 Ten hrs shifts) 


  • Starting at $70,000- $84,000 annually, the actual salary is dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications for the role
  • $4000 salary increase upon licensure
  • $2000 sign-on bonus!
  • Salary increases each year
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package:
  • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage
  • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
  • 50% paid premiums for dependents
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Assistance Plan
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays 
  • Relocation assistance may be available
  • Seneca supports clinicians towards licensure and beyond. 
  • We provide individual and group supervision, regular clinical case conferences, and licensure and renewal courses led by field experts.
  • Expenses such as outside trainings or licensure fees can be mitigated though your clinical training stipend, 
  • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington
Key Words: Social Worker, Mental Health, MFT, MSW, PCC, ASW, AMFT, APCC, LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, Therapist, Therapy, Social Work, Non-profit, Nonprofit, Youth, Advocate, Family, Children, Families, Behavioral Health, Healthcare

Please apply directly through our website by clicking here!