Assistant Director- La Amistad

Job Details


Job Location
La Amistad – San Francisco, CA

Remote Type

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Salary Range
$64,480.00 Salary/year

Travel Percentage
Up to 25%

Job Shift

Job Category
Nonprofit – Social Services



Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Assistant Director supervises staff of this adult psychiatric acute residential treatment program. Generally, the Assistant Director manages the flow of clients into and out of the program. Specific functions are outlined in the job description.

Generally, Assistant Director Duties Include

Promoting the philosophy of social rehabilitation as it applies to residential treatment; developing and maintaining good working relationships with client referral sources and other related mental health programs; reviewing all charts and client records; assisting in staff training; coordinating the staff schedule and coordinating the collection of client data. Maintain computer requirements of the City and County of San Francisco Community Behavioral Health Services. In addition, the Assistant Director advocates for and participates in the maintenance of the facility and performs all duties of the Counselor position as necessary and appropriate.



Master’s degree (in a mental health related field preferred) and a minimum of three years experience in mental health. Specific experience in residential treatment and/or knowledge of social rehabilitation is required. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, clients and other providers both orally and in writing. Basic word processing skills; maintain computer requirements of the City and County of San Francisco Community Behavioral Health Services.

Must demonstrate an acceptable level of maturity, good judgment and emotional stability. Must be able to negotiate several flights of stairs during each work shift and lift and carry 20lb packages several times during each work shift.

Progress Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Bilingual/bicultural, people of color, women, individuals with personal experience as consumers of mental health services and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Upon receipt of a job offer and before commencement of employment, must submit to a fingerprint check and health screening exam in order to obtain clearance from the State Dept. of Social Services, Community Care Licensing. Valid California driver’s license and insurability under the agency’s auto insurance policies are required. Employment is contingent upon meeting above minimum qualifications.



License Eligible

Language and Cultural Competencies

Applicants with preferred qualifications may be paid more, depending on qualifications and the need of the Organization.

The Company will consider qualified applicants including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local “Fair Chance” laws.

Job Category
Social Services
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent
USD 64,480.00 per year
United States
San Francisco
Career Level