Mental Health Practitioner – Outpatient (Part-Time)
Part-Time Mental Health Practitioner – Outpatient (Part-Time) at Face to Face
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Mental Health
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $31.50 - $34.87
Education Level: N/A

Face to Face Health and Counseling is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing economic and health equity for youth ages 11–24. We do this work through a comprehensive approach that includes housing, mental health, medical, youth justice, education & employment, and community services. We take a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to our work and center the needs of young people impacted by racism and other forms of oppression and marginalization. Founded in 1972, Face to Face serves more than 3,000 youth annually.

This position provides outpatient clinical mental health services and collateral support to youth at Face to Face and in the greater community. Services are provided both in-person and via telehealth. The position is full-time at 37.5 hours a week. Scheduling is flexible.

The position can be done full-time (37.5 hours a week) or part-time with flexible scheduling.

The pay rate and benefits for this position are dependent on the number of hours worked, as well as qualifications and licensure. Pay rate is equivalent to between $31.50 and $34.87 per hour.

Face to Face offers full-time employees (30 hours a week or more) benefits which include health, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, 403b account as well as 23 days of PTO and 11 paid holidays.

Part-time employees working 20-30 hours a week qualify for short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, 403b account (3% employer match), generous PTO and 11 paid holidays.

Employees working less than 20 hours a week qualify for Sick & Safe leave and access to a 403b account with 3% employer match.

Face to Face is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse groups, including persons of color, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community are encouraged to apply. Former clients are also encouraged to apply.

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RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide culturally responsive mental health resources and therapy for youth ages 11-24, including diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, collateral services, mental health referrals, and crisis management. • Connect youth to long-term supports and programs appropriate to their mental health needs. • Complete client documentation in compliance with DHS standards in a timely fashion. • Build effective professional collaborations with community resources, providers, county and state workers, and partners to facilitate referrals and appropriate service provision. • Provide services in a culturally responsive and linguistically appropriate manner. Build professional relationships with youth while helping them navigate the mental health system. • Attend weekly Mental Health team meetings/consultations. • Participate in individual supervision. • Establish healthy and appropriate physical and emotional boundaries with youth and their families. • Keep up to date with current changes in the field through the use of supervision, appropriate conferences, in-services and reading. • Manage and demonstrate the skills to respond to crisis situations by following protocols outlined in training. • Collaborate with other staff and maintain teamwork style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients, other agencies, and contacts. • Comply with the agency’s written employment policies. • Provides all services guided by the evidence-based principles for helping youth overcome homelessness; • Perform other tasks or projects as requested.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: • Ability to perform the duties outlined in the job description • Able to perform duties and responsibilities typical of an office environment • Must be able to travel in MN weather conditions to see clients in home settings as needed • May need to transport clients at times • Face to Face is subject to the government mandate requiring employee COVID vaccination. All employees will be required to get vaccinated.

Appropriate accommodations for physical demands will be made for individuals with disabilities.


QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s level in mental health field required. • Minimum of 2 years’ experience required working effectively with diverse children and families from the socio-economic and cultural groups represented in our community preferred. • Ability to work independently, use time effectively, work under stress and intervene appropriately in crisis situations. • Proven experience successfully intervening in crisis situations. • Ability to successfully collaborate across agencies receiving services. • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with people of diverse ethnic, economic, racial and cultural backgrounds.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Face to Face we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Face to Face

1165 Arcade Street
Saint Paul, MN, MN 55106
Transit: On bus line