Employment Opportunities

We are currently hiring for three positions. Please see below for job descriptions and how to apply.

RECLAIM is committed to recruiting candidates with lived experience in communities of color and transgender communities.

Mental Health Therapist

We are seeking a full time Mental Health Therapist who is passionate about the mission and values of RECLAIM. We are building a community of emerging and experienced practitioners who apply post-modern principles to their practice. We engage clients in holistic healing that addresses as many areas of need as possible. We specialize in supporting youth around sexual orientation and gender identity while recognizing all aspects of identity reclamation. RECLAIM is committed to recruiting candidates with lived experience in communities of color and/or Trans communities.

This position is located in St. Paul, MN.

Salary: $46K+, dependent upon experience.

37.5 hour work week, generous PTO, benefits eligible.

To apply send resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary rate at last two positions worked to: Felicia Washington Sy, Executive Director: felicia@reclaim.care

Position open until filled.

Summary of Responsibilities

  1. Therapy Provision
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy to youth and their families focusing on experiences related to sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • Maintain a full client schedule;
  • Complete diagnostic assessments, progress notes, and treatment plans in a timely manner;
  • Skillfully engage in routine conversations with clients regarding financial responsibilities;
  • Successfully meet target number of clients seen and overall organizational financial revenue goals;
  • Triage intake calls and make appropriate referrals;
  • Comply with grant requirements and reporting.
  1. Internal and External Collaboration
  • Openly engaging with others at RECLAIM to provide the best service possible;
  • Actively partner with youth to advocate with third party payers and other service providers to ensure their needs are met;
  • Represent RECLAIM in the community through formal and informal relationships.

 

Required Licensure and Experience

  • Fully licensed and credentialed: Valid LICSW, LMFT, LPCC or LP license in the state of Minnesota preferred; Will consider LGSW
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years post-license experience with individual, family and group counseling.
  • Intimate knowledge of how to support people around experiences of sexual orientation and gender identity as it intersects with other aspects of identity;
  • Experience and/or training in working from a post-modern perspective.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting clients through the informed consent process for access to hormones;
  • A clear commitment to actively work for social and racial justice;
  • Experience collaborating with social service organizations to meet the needs of youth;
  • Ability to rapidly connect with adolescents and young adults;
  • Experience providing community training and facilitation.

 

 

Therapist – focus on youth experiencing homelessness

We are seeking one full-time Licensed Mental Health Therapist who is passionate about the mission and values of RECLAIM. We are building a community of emerging and experienced practitioners who apply post-modern principles to their practice. We engage clients in holistic healing that addresses as many areas of need as possible. We specialize in supporting youth around sexual orientation and gender identity while recognizing all aspects of identity reclamation. RECLAIM is committed to recruiting candidates with lived experience in communities of color and/or transgender communities.

We are seeking a mature professional with clinical experience in youth work and family therapy. This position will be directly engaged with youth experiencing homelessness, which is a collaboration between RECLAIM, Avenues for Homeless Youth, YouthLink, and the University of Minnesota’s Program in Human Sexuality.  This is a research-based project designed to identify LGBTQ homeless youth, or LGBTQ youth at risk of homelessness, and prevent homelessness by implementing a combination of tested interventions: individual and family therapy focused on stabilizing primary relationships, short term housing, and rapid rehousing.  Our target population is youth of color and youth on the autism spectrum.  This position will be responsible for providing individual and family therapy to youth in this program, and case management necessary to coordinate with staff at partner agencies involved in the program.

The position is located in St. Paul, MN.

Salary 46+ (DOQ)

37.5 hour work week, generous PTO, benefits eligible

To apply send resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary rate at last two positions worked to:

Felicia Washington Sy, Executive Director: felicia@reclaim.care

Position is open until filled.
Job Description/ Summary of Responsibilities

 

  1. Therapy Provision
  • Provide crisis counseling, individual, family and group therapy to youth and their families focusing on experiences related to sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • Maintain a full client schedule;
  • Complete diagnostic assessments, progress notes, and treatment plans in a timely manner;
  • Skillfully engage in routine conversations with clients and families regarding financial responsibilities;
  • Successfully meet target number of clients seen and overall organizational financial

revenue goals;

  • Triage intake calls and make appropriate referrals;
  • Comply with grant requirements and reporting.

 

  1. Internal and External Collaboration
  • Internal collaboration with colleagues at RECLAIM to provide the best service possible;
  • Maintain weekly contact and monthly in-person coordination with collaborating partners, Avenues for Homeless Youth – GLBT Host Home, and YouthLink, to ensure responsive and effective case management and service provision for all youth entered into the program;
  • Represent RECLAIM in the community through formal and informal relationships.

 

Required Licensure and Experience

  • Fully licensed and credentialed: Valid LICSW, LMFT, LPCC or LP license in the state of Minnesota preferred; Will consider LGSW
  • Possess at least 2-5 years post-license experience with individual, family and group

counseling;

  • Intimate knowledge of how to support people around experiences of sexual orientation and gender identity as it intersects with other aspects of identity;
  • Experience supporting family reconnection and conflict resolution within family systems;
  • Experience and/or training in working from a post-modern perspective.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting clients through the informed consent process for

access to hormones;

  • Experience in working with youth experiencing homelessness
  • A clear commitment to actively work for social and racial justice;
  • Experience collaborating with social service organizations to meet the needs of youth;
  • Ability to rapidly connect with adolescents and young adults.

 

Applied Nonprofit Management: Internship in Resource Development

RECLAIM increases access to mental and integrative health support so that queer and trans youth may be free of oppression in all its forms. About 90% of the youth we serve identify as trans &/or gender queer and about 40% identify as people of color. We offer an excellent learning opportunity for an intern candidate interested in fundraising and community leadership in small social justice organizations.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will work with the Development Team to assist in implementation and ongoing development of the comprehensive Development Plan. While the intern will engage many parts of the plan, the focus of this position will be on supporting day to day operations of the development department, including database administration, donor research, and publicly representing RECLAIM in the office and at community events as needed.

The intern & supervisor will decide on additional ongoing project areas based on the intern’s skills and interests. These may include:

*Cultivate relationships with local businesses, corporate affinity groups, faith communities and the broader LGBTQ community;
*Support program staff to implement client data tracking for outcomes measurement;
*Support and train volunteer RECLAIM ambassadors;
*Support the development of talking circles on race, class, gender & philanthropy;

*Other project developed in mutual interest of RECLAIM and the intern’s career aspirations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in and knowledge of resource development/ fundraising
  • Excellent time management and project follow through
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Interest in nonprofit leadership and fundraising best practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Internet research
  • Strong gender, race and economic justice analysis
  • Experience and relationships working in the LGBTQ community

Internship Details:

  • Approximately 10-12 hours per week for 12-16 weeks, 2-3 days a week. Hours generally will be M-Th between 8am-6pm, with occasional evening and weekend work
  • $500 Stipend and Academic Credit Available, renewable for two semesters
  • Located in St. Paul, MN

How to apply:

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample with Fall 2017 Development Intern Application in the subject line to: karina@reclaim.care
  • Applications reviewed on a rolling basis for current and future semesters/years
  • Questions? Contact Karina Maravelias at 650-224-8899