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Jobs at Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.

Mental Health Therapist, VAP

Location: Queens, NY

Department: Mental Health Clinic

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.


Sheltering Arms is seeking a Mental Health Therapist for our Mental Health Clinic in Queens, NY. The Mental Health Therapist will provide individual, group, couple and family therapy in addition to the following essential functions. 

  • Maintains minimum of 40 weekly appointments.
  • Completes intake applications, provides linkage and referral to support services.
  • Completes assessments/referrals for Priority Access (COPS) cases.
  • Completes treatment plans, progress notes, psychosocial in timely manner.
  • Attends case conferences, training, meetings and supervisions.
  • Evening and/or weekend hours as required by department.
  • Other duties as assigned.                                                 



  • Masters of Social Work
  • New York State Certified Social Worker
  • Clinical experience


It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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