Part Time Group Facilitator

Job Overview

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


  • Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by DHCS or Bachelor’s Degree in related field and Registration with Drug and Alcohol Certification recognized by DHCS
  • Must not be on active parole or probation
  • Maintain security clearance from Sheriff’s Department
  • 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
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team


  • Experience with evidence based group curriculum
Compensation: $18.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
City: San Francisco
Hours/wk: 15

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