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In-house Therapist

Department: Human Resources
Location: New York, NY

FLSA: Exempt/Overtime Ineligible

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: 40/Full-time

Position Summary:

Met Council is Americaís largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. Met Councilís ten different departments are staffed by experts who helped over 305,000 clients in 2020 and continuously advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our holistic programs range from 100% affordable housing at 20 locations to our award-winning family violence program to comprehensive Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 101 food pantries, 20 affordable housing sites, and 15 JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York.

Role of In-house Therapist in the Human Resources Department is to support Met Councilís diverse employee community by providing counseling and case management services to ensure staff membersí overall wellbeing. This is a highly confidential position. Will require travel throughout New York City, as needed.

Please note: This is currently a hybrid position (partially remote).

Duties and Responsibilities:

As part of the Human Resources Team, the In-house Therapist will be directly supporting Met Council staff members. This highly confidential positionís responsibilities include:


Skill and Education:

Physical Demands: 

  1. Required Constantly: Walking, sitting, grasping, bending, stooping, squatting, computer input, finger dexterity and coordination of hand, eye and foot.
  2. Required Frequently: Standing and climbing stairs; carrying laptop & files (approx. 8-10 lbs).
  3. Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting 5-25 pounds, pushing and pulling.

Compensation: Commensurate with skills, experience, and education

Benefits: Major medical, dental, vision and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave and holidays.

Special Requirements: Ability and willingness to travel to other locations throughout New York City as needed.