Part-Time Group Facilitator

Job Overview

Do you have experience working with criminal justice population, experience running groups and are you professional, punctual,  and reliable?  Do you want to work for an organization that is making a difference in counties across California? Are you passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Part-Time Group Facilitator opening at our AARS SF Youth/Jail TAY Program in San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate has experience facilitating groups using evidence based curriculum, working in a jail setting and documenting sessions and obtaining releases of information.  Sound interesting? Below you will find a more detailed description of some of the duties and requirements for this position.
Program/Department Description

The Group Facilitator is responsible for facilitating groups in San Francisco County Jail. Staff will facilitate groups in both County Jail #4 and County Jail #2 using the Living in Balance Curriculum.  Living in Balance is a 12 week curriculum that focuses on substance use education and support.  Staff will also utilize both internal and community resources available for these clients.


Key Responsibilities

Treatment Setting Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates group sessions and community meetings and teaches classes on various substance use related topics.  
  • Plans and facilitates client celebrations and special events.
  • Works in collaboration with Sheriff’s Department by attending meetings and trainings, upholding the norms, policies, and procedures of the Sheriff’s Department.  
  • Attends any required agency trainings and meetings.

Documentation Responsibilities:

  • Properly documents group sessions in a timely manner.
  • Also, maintains accurate documentation for all clients in accordance with guidelines established by HealthRIGHT 360 and the Sheriff’s Department to satisfy internal and external evaluating requirements.  
  • And, other duties as assigned. 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education  Required:  

  • Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by DHCS or Bachelor’s Degree in related field and Registration with Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by DHCS    

Background Clearance  Required:  

  • Must not be on active parole or probation  
  •  Maintain security clearance from Sheriff’s Department

Knowledge  Required:

  • Experience facilitating groups
  • Experience working in a jail setting
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and internet applications


  • Experience with evidence based group curriculum  

 Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of clinical documentation
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations 
Compensation: $18.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
City: San Francisco
Hours/wk: 15

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