Adolescent & Family Therapist

Esperanza is a community-based alternative-to-incarceration program working with young people who have cases in family and/or adult (Criminal/Supreme) court. We provide direct therapeutic services to youth and their families in their own homes and communities across the five boroughs of New York City. Building on our participants’ strengths, we help them work toward achieving their goals.

We are seeking dedicated therapists who will provide all aspects of participant services. These services include, but are not limited to: assessments, intensive family and individual counseling, crisis intervention, and case management. Therapists work with Esperanza staff members and various outside agencies to ensure that participants are receiving the services they need including education, community-based services, public assistance, etc. Esperanza Services are provided in our clients’ homes and communities so an open-mind, flexible schedule (including extensive travel) and emergency on-call coverage are required.
Esperanza therapists pride themselves on learning and employing new therapeutic techniques to help best serve our clients. Esperanza provides quality supervision by experienced and credentialed supervisors. Supervision provided meets the NY State Department of Education requirements for licensure as LCSW, LMHC, LMFT and LCAT. We devote significant resources to training and ongoing professional staff development, and we promote a collegial environment with an experienced clinical staff.

We offer an excellent health, dental, vision, and 401k benefits package along with the opportunity to be reimbursed for some travel expenses.


  • Master's degree in social work, mental health counseling, marriage & family therapy, or related field required. Candidate must be eligible for NYS licensure (LMSW,LCSW,LMHC,LMFT,LCAT)

  • Bilingual in Spanish desirable

  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population

  • Experience working with court-involved youth and/or in community-based organizations desirable

  • Experience in family counseling desirable

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment


$50,000+, depending on education and experience, plus excellent benefits


Jenny Kronenfeld
Executive Director

Esperanza NY, Inc
636 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012

Possition contact email:
Fax: (212) 964-5566

No telephone calls, please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Esperanza values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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