Job Announcement

Bilingual Outpatient Therapist

Would you like to join a growing, compassionate team of people who share a vision for a brighter future? El Futuro is the leading provider of behavioral health treatment to Latino families in North Carolina. Our mission is to nurture stronger familias to live out their dreams.

El Futuro is currently hiring a full-time Bilingual Outpatient Therapist. Outpatient Therapists are at the heart of realizing our mission at El Futuro. In this role, the therapist will work with individuals and families in order to reach treatment goals. Of primary importance is carrying out clinical duties in an ethical, high-quality, evidence-based, and culturally-informed manner. This includes conducting clinical consultations, screening and triage assessments, performing biopsychosocial and diagnostic assessments, developing effective treatment plans, providing brief case management as well as ongoing psychotherapy to children, adults, and families.

The salary for this position starts at $54,000. El Futuro provides employer paid medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, and long-term disability; 403B matching; generous PTO and paid holidays; stipend and paid time off for professional development.

This position is located in the Durham office, works a hybrid work schedule of 2 to 3 days providing services in-person, ensures 8 hours of client appointments scheduled after 4:00pm, and is available for Friday morning meetings, 9:00-11:00am (virtual).

Key Functions:

Bilingual Outpatient Therapists perform a wide range of functions, including, but not limited to the following:

Provide bilingual, culturally-informed ongoing outpatient clinical services (individual and/or family psychotherapy) to adults, adolescents, and/or children.
Develop and implement individualized treatment plans to address family issues, behavior patterns, and other personal issues.
Using various techniques, collect information and data about clients in order to determine the best use of treatment options.
Participate in walk-in screening and assessments within a walk-in clinic model.
Maintain and submit accurate and timely documentation of clinical services provided, progress notes, recommendations, and lists of any recommended therapeutic activities.
Complete timely and accurate billing notes.
Conduct appointments in a timely manner.
Confer with other counselors, doctors, staff members, and other professionals in order to analyze individual cases and coordinate any counseling services, including referrals to other specialists.
Create and maintain positive relationships with social service providers, other counselors, assistants, and community leaders.
Contribute to the clinical team’s knowledge base of emerging and changing best practices in order to best meet our client population.
Play an active role in the continued development of El Futuro’s work and help increase our recognition.
Engage in learning opportunities through “La Mesita”, El Futuro’s training platform and network of bilingual providers in North Carolina.

General Responsibilities of El Futuro Staff:

Participate in meetings and organizational related activities as directed by the supervisor, which may include All Staff Meeting, Individual Supervision, participation on a committee, or other activities.
Play an active role in the continued development of El Futuro’s work via participation in fundraising and other agency-wide activities.
Engage in learning opportunities through “La Mesita”, El Futuro’s training platform and network of bilingual providers in North Carolina, or through other appropriate career development opportunities.
Be a team player who is ready to support other duties as assigned, in consultation with your supervisor and priority tasks.


Required: Master’s degree (or higher) in a field directly related to behavioral/mental health care and treatment (eg: Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Clinical Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy)
Required: Provider must be eligible to practice as a licensed mental health provider in the state of North Carolina. This includes candidates with an LCSW, LCMHC, LPC, LMFT, or Ph.D. in psychology.
Required: Fluency in spoken Spanish. Must also be able to read and communicate with clients in written Spanish. Must be able to document clinical encounters in English.
Minimum 2 years of experience providing mental health treatment to a diverse community, in particular with the Spanish-speaking community.
Strong consultation, assessment, triage, crisis and case management skills.
Clinical experience with adults and children.
Prefer training in trauma-informed practices.
Commitment to provision of culturally-informed services.
Demonstrated enthusiasm about working as part of interdisciplinary team.
Flexibility, creativity, and a spirit of collaboration.

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to

El Futuro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. El Futuro is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.