Internship Program Supervisor, License Preferred

BRC · San Jose, California
Department BRC
Employment Type FT/PT
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 88,000

HomeFirst Services takes pride in its safety values, wellness of our team, and respect for everyone we serve. Due to this commitment, HomeFirst Services is mandating that all employees be vaccinated or render a religious or medical exemption effective September 13, 2021.

Position: Internship Program Supervisor, License Preferred

Location: Boccardo Reception Center (BRC)

Employment Type: Full Time/Part Time Available

Compensation: $88,000/annual

Program Summary:

Together with the Behavioral Services Director, the Internship Program Supervisor will provide supervision, oversight, and training for interns/trainees. This position has primary responsibility for oversight of the Internship program, including recruitment efforts and placement of Social Work, Marriage Family therapists, Professional Clinical Counselor Practicum Students, and other company-supported interns throughout their placement. This is an interim 6-month position, with options for other opportunities within the agency afterward.


· Responsible for marketing and recruitment efforts geared toward Interns. Develops and maintains relationships with various Universities, colleges, and agencies to sustain a pool of Interns.

· Responsible for knowing the requirements and expectations of each placing entity. Responsible for managing agreements/contracts with programs

· Ensures assigned Interns meet all requirements established by their placing entities.

· Maintains a listing of available intern placements within the agency

· Facilitates interviewing, hiring, and training of interns.

· Maintains ongoing relationships with other county agencies, health care facilities, placement centers, and other resources.

· Collaborates with Training Dept to ensure training is provided to all Interns to ensure Interns attain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties and functions of their assigned placement.

· Participate in intern/trainee performance evaluations and prepare documentation as required by the schools

· Serve as liaison between HomeFirst and schools, as assigned

· Ensure interns/trainees receive all appropriate and required field placement supervision

· Participate in ongoing quality assurance activities, such as monitoring client care and ensuring compliance with client records and documentation

· Attend program and agency meetings and training as required

· Ensure accurate and timely data entry of information into the HMIS system

· Collaborate with teams within the agency regarding services for clients

· Know and implement agency and program policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in a social science field plus at least (2) years of post-degree experience in a behavioral health field

· Registered with the BBS as an ASW, AMFT, APCC

· LCSW, LMFT, LPCC preferred

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

· Demonstrated program leadership and people management skills.

· Good organizational, writing, and time management skills.

· Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the county, educational, and community-based agencies.

· Demonstrated knowledge of mental health laws and regulations, ethical standards, practice standards, and documentation requirements.

· Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with universities, other staff, county agencies, other health care, and social services providers, and the public.

· Ability to understand and work with others from diverse cultural backgrounds in a positive manner


· Able to perform sedentary work;

· Able to lift up to 30 lbs. on occasion;

· Ability to use keyboard and read computer screens for extended periods;

· Able to stand/sit for extended periods, kneel, reach and bend related to the completion of duties;

About HomeFirst Services:

Established in 1980, with 40+ years of experience, we are the premier Silicon Valley provider of homelessness services. We believe that everyone has the potential to get housed and stay housed. We relentlessly focus on eliminating barriers to housing and creating stability for everyone we serve.

HomeFirst Services serves more than 6,000 adults, veterans, families, and young adults each year at multiple locations from Gilroy to Menlo Park – all of Santa Clara County as well as southern San Mateo County.

Services include:

· Homelessness prevention

· Emergency and cold-weather shelters

· Comprehensive Veterans’ Services

· Rapid Rehousing programs

· Bridge Housing Communities

· Emergency Interim Housing

· Affordable permanent housing

· Permanent Supportive Housing

· Street-based outreach

Benefits of joining the HomeFirst team:

· Professional growth opportunities within the organization

· 100% medical coverage for employees with an opportunity to add dependents at a shared cost

· 401k match up to 4%

· 12 observed Holidays

· Generous PTO, accrual begins with 120 hours annually and increases with tenure

· 4 hours of Community Engagement provided annually

· Access to our Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) services

· Pet Insurance options available

HomeFirst Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. Additionally, HomeFirst Services participates in the E-Verify program, as required by law.

HomeFirst Services is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.

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