Reach Program Coordinator

PACE Center for Girls, Alachua

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Qualifications and Education Requirements


  • Master’s Degree from four-year College or University. Major in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health, and Counseling or a related field

  • Minimum three to five years’ experience providing counseling and therapeutic clinical services to youth

  • Experience with case management and community behavioral health practices

  • Understand culturally relevant needs of diverse populations

  • Child development knowledge

  • Current driver’s license

  • Experience using personal computers and basic office equipment


  • Licensed as a Mental Health Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Social Worker Experience in managing and supervising teams

  • Meets the requirements as a Qualified Supervisor to provide clinical licensure supervision

  • Minimum one to three years’ experience in a leadership role

  • Knowledge of laws relating to children and families

  • Competencies in Trauma-Responsive practices

  • Experience supervising team members who are located at satellite offices

Roles and Responsibilities

Ensure Quality Programming

  • Ensure quality programming that increases girls’ resiliency and protective factors at the individual, family, and community levels

  • Ensure that all programing infuses the integration of Gender-Responsive, Strength-Based and Trauma-Informed programming, and Pace Values and Guiding Principles

  • Ensure fidelity to the evidenced-based program model

  • Contributes to the recruitment and retention of girls, as well as assisting with maintaining census of the program

  • Support the identification of the psycho-social needs of girls through holistic assessment and education to therapists regarding appropriate services, possible referrals, and decision-making regarding program enrollment

  • Provide oversight to therapists in the provision of therapy and wrap-around care (case) management services to girls aimed at building resiliency and decreasing risk-related behaviors through a holistic clinical framework

  • Provides direct care services, including weekly therapy and care (case) management, psycho-educational groups, and family support/counseling

  • Support the use of the Transtheoretical Model of Change and Relational-Cultural Theory, considering any history of trauma and leveraging girls’ strengths

  • Ensure the provision of psycho-educational groups that are girl-centered, focusing on social-emotional and life skill development, including summer programming

  • Provide oversight to therapists regarding family support/counseling with caregivers to encourage girl progression in the change process and to work with natural supports

  • Provide crisis intervention as warranted, including family support, clinical consultation, and the coordination of risk assessments, to ensure safety of the girls in the center and community

  • Review and approve documentation, including needs assessments, screening tools, progress notes, care plans, and transition plans

  • Assist with wrap-around care (case) management services as needed, including transportation services, field trips and other extracurricular activities; collaborate with outside entities and community providers involved in girls’ care, make referrals as appropriate, and advocate for needed resources

  • Ensure that team members utilize strength-based behavior modification, including de-escalation of girls and caregivers when needed


  • Assist with the hiring, on-boarding, and supervising therapists under the culture standards of caring, purpose, learning, and results

  • Direct and supervise the Reach team using a Gender-Responsive, Trauma-Informed, and Strength-Based framework

  • Guide and facilitate meetings regarding girls’ care, providing education and clinical support to the team

  • Coordinate internal and external professional development efforts, including monitoring the Reach team training requirements and ensuring certifications are current

  • Ensure compliance regarding documentation of efforts, the collection of data and programmatic outcomes, and prepare reports as needed to ensure contractual and grant obligation

  • Assist with monitoring compliance with regulatory and contractual standards

  • Oversee quality substance abuse prevention services by monitoring the standards of the Florida Administrative Codes Chapter 65D-30

  • Ensure grant and funder contracts are utilized to their fullest capacity as dictated in contacts and memorandums of understanding

  • Ensure that all disclosures of abuse and neglect are reported timely and accurately

  • Follow the State and Stakeholder (funders) in determining what and when to report incidents

  • Follow through and implement strategies and action plans decided upon in management meetings

  • Create partnerships and collaborate with community resources to identify quality services that will enhance the program and cohesively meet the needs of girls

  • Attend community meetings when appropriate to enhance the understanding of agency initiatives, to elicit support, to advocate for girls, and to support recruitment and retention efforts Other duties as assigned

  • Assist in training and oversight of assigned interns and volunteers, if warranted

  • Other duties as assigned




  • Masters or better in Social Work or related field.

Licenses & Certifications


  • Mental Health Counselor

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation,

contact information

business: PACE Center for Girls, Alachua
address: 1010 SE 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
phone: 352-374-8799 (Call Now)