UMOM New Day Centers
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Full Time


Founded in 1964, UMOM is committed to our mission to prevent and end homelessness using innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual. At UMOM, we move quickly to place families or individuals into short-term, subsidized housing, and then deploy a range of supportive services to overcome barriers to permanent housing. We provide safe shelter and supportive services for over 170 homeless families. We also offer nearly 300 units of affordable housing across the valley, each with special program centers for residents.

We would not be able to make a difference in our community through our homeless services without our amazing team. We value our employees time and hard work which is why we offer competitive pay and exceptional benefits including medical, telemedicine service, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, EAP, a matching 401k plan, health savings accounts, and a health and wellness plan. We also offer 11 paid holidays and PTO accrual from day one. Not to mention, you'll have the opportunity to work with the most passionate team around!

Position Overview:

The clinician provides direct therapeutic services to minors and young adults in our Independent Living Program. The clinician is responsible for providing ongoing individual, crisis, family, and group counseling to youth at program site and after-care services to youth transitioning off-site. The clinician must be available to work two shifts weekly from 11:30 8:00 PM and other times as required.  Occasional weekend hours are required.

               *This is a temporary assignment with a minimum commitment. of 59 days*

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides individual, group, crisis, and family counseling
  2. Completes assessments, safety plans, and treatment plans upon entry and thereafter as required
  3. Develops and maintains required clinical documentation proficiently and promptly (within 24 hours)
  4. Provides referrals and advocacy within the human services system where needed
  5. Provides after-care services including in-home counseling, case management, and referral information by telephone and in-person with exited clients for 90 days and beyond if appropriate
  6. Functions as a member of the program team to the assigned site, working closely with the Case Manager, Program Manager and Youth Care Workers to provide comprehensive and integrated services to youth
  7. Collaborates with case managers and other team members, client, family and collaborating agencies in creating service plans that assist client with identification of goals and objectives and in discharge planning
  8. Participates in team meetings at assigned site on a weekly basis and as required
  9. Provides transportation to client with company vehicle as needed
  10. Provides outreach and public education as requested
  11. Adheres to best practice guidelines and clinical and ethical standards and values of relevant licensing bodies and professional entities (AzBBHE, ACA, AAMFT and NASW)

Training and Supervision:

  1. Attends a minimum of biweekly individual and biweekly group supervisions
  2. Attends and participates in inter-agency trainings and professional development workshops
  3. Provides training and guidance to youth care staff related to treatment planning and interventions

Record Keeping and Communication:

  1. Develops and maintains required documentation proficiently and promptly (within 24 hours) and in accordance with ethical codes of relevant licensing bodies and professional entities (AzBBHE, ACA, AAMFT and NASW)
  2. Assists in collecting data for statistical reports and client satisfactions surveys
  3. Maintains intra-agency communication via telephone, email and outlook calendar

Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and skills in individual counseling, assessment, outreach, consultation, psycho-educational and therapeutic group work. Experience in the treatment of complex trauma. Comprehensive knowledge of psychological and developmental concerns and experience with crisis assessment and intervention

Minimum education and/or experience: Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or another related behavioral health field and a minimum of two (2) years of post-Master's behavioral health or human service experience providing direct clinical services

Current Licensure by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners: Licensed Associate or Professional Counselor (LAC, LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT, LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LMSW, LCSW)

Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to obtain one

Valid AZ driver's license and own vehicle with100/300 auto insurance. Mileage reimbursement provided

Bilingual preferred

Additional Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Ability to exercise excellent independent judgement
  • Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback and direction
  • Ability to organize, meet deadlines and delegate appropriately
  • Ability to cope with and embrace change, risk and uncertainty
  • Willingness to embrace and actively support the unique culture and values of UMOM



Are you ready to be part of the future of homeless services? We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Come and join the UMOM team and together we can achieve our mission to end family homelessness.

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