Journey Guide (Therapist Facilitator) - Adult Program

Hero Journey Club

Hero Journey Club

Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

About Hero Journey Club:

Hero Journey Club (www.herojourney.club) provides community-based mental health support inside of virtual gathering spaces to address loneliness and mental health for adults 18+. We host weekly group sessions inside of video games like Minecraft to meet members where they already spend time, facilitated by trained therapists with expertise in evidence-based care.

We are building the social scaffolding to improve the emotional/mental health of every community. We are creating the infrastructure for modern communities to improve mental wellbeing through connection and belonging; the next generation of mental health tools, for the next generation. You can read more in our manifesto.

Come craft the future of mental health & wellbeing with us and literally save lives — trailblazers, empaths, and pioneers wanted.

Scope of Role & Responsibilities

Journey Guides are trained facilitators who lead mental health support groups within our community, which are capped to 5 people per group and meet for 80 mins per week inside of video game environments. They are responsible for leading group processes, fostering group cohesion, and creating a safe and productive place for individuals to learn more about themselves and how to address their needs in a subclinical atmosphere. Journey Guides are also pillars of authentic, supportive healing within the broader community, outside of group sessions. This role is an opportunity to participate in an innovative approach to providing care, you won't find an experience like this anywhere else.

These will help you thrive in this position:

  • Avid love for video gaming

  • Passion for and expertise (or developing expertise) in ACT

  • Behavioral Activation expertise a plus

  • Ability and willingness to work with members remotely via live audio and message-based forum media

  • Desire to maintain a part-time caseload at 10 to 25 total hours a week (between 6 and 12 groups a week or 9 to 22.5 session hours), with the remainder of time for community activities, professional development, and team coordination

  • Test and support innovative methods grounded in evidence-based practice

  • Training and mentoring opportunities for qualified and interested candidates

  • Flexibility with non-traditional work hours such as evenings and weekends

What we expect from you:

  • Master's Degree, minimum, in Psychological Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, or Professional Counseling, or related clinical mental health Master's degree

  • Last 12 months of job positions are clinically focused (not administrative or case work)

  • Excitement and passion for providing mental health services to the video gaming community

  • Current experience with games such as Animal Crossing, Stardew Valley, Minecraft, FFXIV, Roblox, and/or Fortnite

  • Experience with DBT and/or ACT therapy modalities

  • Current or former experience leading groups in a therapeutic or educational environment

Nice to have:

  • Current associate or independent license as a LMHC, LPC, LCPC, LPCC, LMFT, or equivalent

  • Experience in virtual care and use of digital platforms (Discord a plus)

  • Experience with neurodivergent, systems, and/or gender-affirming care

How to apply

If you’re still here might as well apply, right?

🌐 Apply directly on our website at https://jobs.ashbyhq.com/herojourneyclub

Right to work

We’re a fully remote company, we’ll hire you from anywhere in the US. At the moment, we are not able to sponsor any visa or relocation.

We are an equal opportunity employer!

Hero Journey Club is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EEO). We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability (including gender dysphoria and similar gender-related conditions), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality), veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, reproductive health decision making or any other protected category.

Fraud Attempt Information

For your safety, we want you to be aware that unauthorized individuals claiming to be HJC employees are extending false employment offers to steal money and personal information from job seekers. They are using legitimate websites and social media platforms and may use an unauthorized HJC logo and employee name. Do not engage if you believe communication is fraudulent. HJC employees communicate using email addresses that end with @herojourney.club.

HJC will never request money or credit card information or ask for personal details like address, social security number, bank information, or tax documents early in the interview process.

If you suspect you’ve encountered an instance of recruitment fraud: To report a suspicious email or job ad, email support@herojourney.Club and include as much detail as possible (any documentation will assist us).

Report the email address as “Phishing” through your email provider. This will help get the email account shut down. If you believe you have been a victim of online recruitment fraud, contact the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at ic3.gov.

HJC takes this very seriously and we hope by sharing this information we can prevent potential jobseekers from interacting with these scams.