Program Manager and Psychotherapist – St. Cloud

  • St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • WFH Flexible
  • Full-time
  • US-Based Positions
  • cvt-90205

Program Manager and Psychotherapist – St. Cloud

The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring 1 Program Manager and Psychotherapist who will be responsible for providing team leadership and program management for the St. Cloud, Minnesota program. They will also be providing psychological assessment and psychotherapy to clients, ensure the smooth operation and delivery of services for clients, foster and maintain cohesive interdisciplinary care team, and provide rehabilitative care to survivors of torture & war trauma. 

The St. Cloud program provides interdisciplinary mental health services in an outpatient clinic setting, offering individual and community-level interventions for refugee survivors of torture and/or war trauma.

  • Location: St. Cloud, Minnesota  
  • Reports to: Director of US Clinical Programs
  • Remote status: 60% remote, 40% in-office
  • Hiring range: $74,094 - $92,618 per year, depending on qualifications (degree, licensure and relevant experience)
  • Work hours: Monday – Friday during standard business hours
  • Position is open to candidates who reside in and are eligible to work in the US


The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture. We offer rehabilitation services to those who have been tortured, train partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocate for human rights and an end to torture. We are headquartered in Minnesota, and we have US offices in Georgia and DC, as well as offices in Africa and the Middle East.


  • Conduct diagnostic interviews and diagnose psychological disorders. Conduct individual & group therapy sessions.  Complete documentation as needed.
  • Staff Management: Manage and supervise staff.  Build a strong and cohesive team. Hire, train, coach and develop staff members through ongoing feedback as well as formal performance management systems. Hold regular supervisory meetings with direct reports. Coordinate and facilitate team meetings. Ensure achievement of goals. Develop and maintain annual work plans (for individuals and team). Coordinate workflow, resources and priorities.
  • Program Management: Develop annual budget and manage program expenditures within budget parameters. Create and maintain positive relationships with program stakeholders. Participate in the development of project proposals and report writing.
  • Program Development: Lead the design, development and implementation of new program partnerships or models. Develop programs through collaboration with local stakeholders and survivor communities.  Manage community outreach activities in an effort to build and maintain relationships with relevant refugee communities. Assist with development of additional community programming. Provide representation as the project leader at various community and stakeholder meetings.
  • Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities.


Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • MA in clinical social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or related field
  • 3 years of experience providing mental health services to survivors of trauma
  • 2 years of experience successfully managing clinical and administrative professionals
  • Previous professional experience working with immigrant populations

Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Licensure as an LP, LICSW, LMFT and LPCC, or license-eligible
  • Demonstrated success providing remote supervision to direct reports working in a hybrid environment
  • Previous professional experience with survivors of torture or war trauma
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing new programs
  • Demonstrated experience developing grant proposals and participating creation of reports for funder

Competencies (knowledge, skills and abilities)

  • Knowledge and previous use of relationship-based therapy models
  • Fluency in Somali (including speaking, reading and writing) preferred
  • Ability to manage direct reports effectively; including ability to develop rapport, build strong, trusting relationships and work cross-culturally. Team is interdisciplinary and works in high-intensity trauma.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with individuals across an organization
  • Ability to develop relationships and communicate effectively (in writing and verbally) with colleagues working both in the U.S. and internationally, as well as with other stakeholders
  • Ability to successfully create and manage a grant-funded program budget
  • Interest and ability to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the organization
  • Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management (including the ability to meet deadlines)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Interest in or commitment to human rights
  • Ability to travel to a variety of locations in St. Cloud and the Twin Cities metro, including up to 2 visits per month to St. Paul


To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations to

The position is opened until filled.


CVT is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds such as these to apply for this position.