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Job Title: Clinician, Journey Home Project

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

Location: Hampton, VA

Reports to:  BSYFS Social Work Director

FLSA Status:  Exempt

FTE:  1.0 PTE (part time nights and weekends), 2 positions available  

Pay Rate:  Negotiable based on experience

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services (BSYFS) seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our team!  With direction from the Clinical Director, our Clinician’s will be instrumental in the implementation of program activities, therapeutic treatment, case management, and intervention for the Journey Home Project.  The individual must have experience working with youth and families, specifically related to substance use disorders. Additional experience working with the homeless and/or precariously housed individuals is highly preferred. Some public speaking experience is beneficial.  Master’s degree in social work from an accredited institution with at least one year of experience preferred. The applicant must be licensed as an LMSW working toward clinical licensure. To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Kaitlin Hegwald, LCSW khegwald@baconstreet.org by 6/1/2019.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts intake interviews, obtains data and develops diagnosis and treatment plans.   
  • Facilitates counseling and psycho-educational groups, provides individual and family therapy sessions.  
  • Prepares progress notes and other clinical records on client progress and documents other, client-related contacts in timely manner. Prepares reports outside agencies, including judicial agencies and may testify in court when needed.
  • Provides crisis intervention services.   
  • Consults with representatives of other agencies or programs and provides and coordinates client case management services.
  • Makes professional and educational presentations to agency, staff and the public.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.   

Experience: At least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Applicant must be an LMSW working toward clinical licensure.

Environment/Physical Demands

No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Work hours will be majority nights and weekends at our Hampton, VA location with some travel to sites in surrounding areas.

About Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services we are passionate about supporting families. For close to 45 years we have served adolescents and families dealing with substance abuse and mental health challenges through treatment and prevention programs. As a family focused provider, our counseling services extend to family members affected by and involved in the youth’s counseling and/or recovery needs. The program engages youth and their families in a process of measuring the extent of the young person’s substance abuse and/or mental health challenges, educating the family about substance abuse and mental health, providing the individual client and family with activities to allow for the development of new behaviors, and opportunities to address other disorders which may be co-occurring with substance abuse. At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we truly understand how scary and overwhelming adolescent substance abuse issues are and we are here to help, free of judgment and full of compassion.

“BSYFS provides prevention, education, and counseling to youth, their families, and our community, resulting in their living a life free of substance use challenges.”  Our mission centers on mentorship, advocacy, support, healing, listening, and empathy. We work to build lifelong relationships with the communities we serve and focus on healing for the entire family during the treatment process.

For more information, visit: www.baconstreet.org.  Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is a Drug-Free workplace.  


Job Title: Clinician

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

Location: Gloucester, Yorktown, and Williamsburg, VA

Reports to: BSYFS Clinical Director

FLSA Status: Exempt

FTE: 1.0 PTE (part time days, nights, and weekends),

2 positions available

Pay Rate: Hourly, Negotiable based on experience

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services (BSYFS) seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our team! With direction from the Clinical Director, our Clinicians will be instrumental in therapeutic treatment, case management, and intervention for Bacon Street Youth and Family Services. The individual must have experience working with youth and families, specifically related to substance use disorders. Master’s Degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited graduate program, and at least 2 years of experience. LPC preferred; however, the candidate can be a resident working toward licensure. To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Dr. Lynn Banez at lbanez@baconstreet.org by 6/1/19.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Conducts intake interviews, obtains data and develops diagnosis and treatment plans.

• Interviews clients and provides problem-solving and supportive therapy.

• Facilitates counseling and psycho-educational groups, provides individual and family therapy sessions.

• Prepares progress notes and other clinical records on client progress and documents other, client-related contacts in timely manner. Prepares reports outside agencies, including judicial agencies and may testify in court when needed.

• Provides crisis intervention services.

• Consults with representatives of other agencies or programs and provides and coordinates client case management services.

• Makes professional and educational presentations to agency, staff and the public.

• Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Education: Master’s Degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited graduate program. Experience: At least 2 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. LPC license preferred, but the candidate can be a Resident in Counseling.

Environment/Physical Demands

No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Work hours will be nights and weekends only. We are currently hiring for clinicians to work out of our Gloucester, Williamsburg, and Yorktown locations. Travel is involved in this position. Candidate must have reliable transportation.

About Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services we are passionate about supporting families. For close to 45 years we have served adolescents and families dealing with substance abuse and mental health challenges through treatment and prevention programs. As a family focused provider, our counseling services extend to family members affected by and involved in the youth’s counseling and/or recovery needs. The program engages youth and their families in a process of measuring the extent of the young person’s substance abuse and/or mental health challenges, educating the family about substance abuse and mental health, providing the individual client and family with activities to allow for the development of new behaviors, and opportunities to address other disorders which may be co-occurring with substance abuse. At Bacon Street Youth and Family Services, we truly understand how scary and overwhelming adolescent substance abuse issues are and we are here to help, free of judgment and full of compassion.

“BSYFS provides prevention, education, and counseling to youth, their families, and our community, resulting in their living a life free of substance use challenges.” Our mission centers on mentorship, advocacy, support, healing, listening, and empathy. We work to build lifelong relationships with the communities we serve and focus on healing for the entire family during the treatment process.

For more information, visit: www.baconstreet.org. Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is an Equal

Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is a Drug-Free workplace.