Licensed Program Manager - East Bay

Oakland, California, United States | Oakland | Full-time


$10K Signing Bonus!*

Clinical Program Managers are responsible for leading a team and providing direct service to homeless, forensic, or aging clients so they can stay out of institutional care and stay connected to their communities. This position will manage administrative, fiscal, and quality improvement functions that promote the highest element of service provision. BACS’ staff does whatever it takes to find permanent housing for homeless people or stabilize mental health cases and the work happens both in the office, and out in the community. This role requires someone who can empower a team to build accountability, trust, and innovation. 

*Signing bonus is valid for individuals with two years of experience post licensure.

“Healthcare/vulnerable client employer, verified COVID vaccination required.”


  • Oversees a community-based program that provides long-term case management to clients previously incarcerated (forensic population) and homeless adults.  
  • Meet clients where they are to implement consumer-centered services that are needs-driven, strengths-based, and culturally relevant.
  • Manage the flow of referrals, intakes, and discharges of participants and ensures accessibility and welcoming of all people.
  • Be an available and engaged manager, supervise staff including hiring, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Provide individual and group supervision to interns collecting clinical experience and hours.
  • Constantly challenge the status quo and look for opportunities for continuous quality improvement and implement systems for CQI.
  • Assure that services are provided in compliance with all funders, including documentation, grant management, presentations, and reports.
  • Communicate effectively and conscientiously utilizing strength-based language and philosophy throughout all aspects of program management and supervision.


  • Program Manager: LCSW/LMFT/PsyD + 2 years post licensure
  • Supervisor: Recent LCSW/LMFT/LPCC
  • Two years’ experience post-licensure in a behavioral science field.
  • Three years of progressive administrative, direct service, and leadership skills and experience in the social service field.
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead diverse and multi-disciplinary teams toward a common goal required.
  • Valid California driver’s license, personal vehicle, and proof of personal vehicle insurance coverage. DMV printout required.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Highly competitive compensation of $120,000 per year.
  • Fully paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage for employees and children.
  • 32 days off (PTO/Holiday), increasing with tenure, includes your birthday off. 
  • Clinical supervision hours towards licensure*
  • 403b with BACS matching contribution.
  • $3,000 per year student loan, tuition or CEUs. Up to $15,000 over 5 years.
  • One month PAID sabbatical after 4 Years – not charging PTO.
  • Free iPhone with unlimited data for personal/professional use + laptop for easy mobility*.
  • Significant internal growth opportunities.

       * Most direct service positions

How to apply:

Submit a resume with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience.