Job Title: Therapeutic Activities Coordinator at Hanna Boys Center
Department: Clinical
Supervisor: Chief Clinical Officer
Status: Exempt

General Summary: The Therapeutic Activities Coordinator will develop and coordinate afterschool and weekend programming for both Hanna Boys Center and Sonoma Valley community youth that is engaging, fun, and therapeutic in nature. The activities should use the latest knowledge in trauma, stress, and resiliency to create programs that serve as prevention, early intervention, and complementary treatment for trauma.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a robust afterschool and weekend trauma-healing activities programming that serve as prevention and early intervention for trauma and chronic stress.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee weekly therapeutic group recreation activities.
  • Research and develop partnerships to expand trauma-responsive activities (neurophysiological healing, and/or build sense of competence and relatedness).
  • With Chief Clinical Officer and HR, recruit, hire potential specialists to deliver activities.
  • Design and develop activities that are informed by trauma science.
  • Provide outreach to the community to market activities.
  • Work with billing and finance to create a fee structure and system of collection.
  • Work with Research department to evaluate various activities.
  • Identify and coordinate training for staff Hanna-wide to increase capacity to offer therapeutic activities campus-wide.
  • Identify therapeutic programs/curriculums to augment on campus extracurricular activities, including sports teams.
  • Work with Chief Clinical Officer and Director of Outcomes, Research, and Evaluation to conduct pilot evaluation of the various therapeutic activities.
  • Order and maintain needed equipment and supplies.
  • Work with facilities to maintain areas needed to provide activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • MA or higher in clinical or counseling psychology, or related field preferred.
  • Demonstration of expertise in complementary trauma treatments, such as movement, expressive arts, outdoor therapy, etc.
  • Familiarity with the neurophysiological impact of trauma and models such as ARC, Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, Porges Polyvagal Theory.
  • Ability to communicate and relay information to others.
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed theories, principles, and practices.
  • Excellent organizational skills.


  • Must clear background check for a Community Care Licensed facility, including physical, tb, drug test and show proof of COVID19 vaccination.
  • Must have a valid CA driver’s license and the ability to be insured under our policy.
  • Able to be certified in Crisis Intervention, CPR, First Aid, and community water safety.
  • This position requires the ability to bend, squat, stoop, and walk-up flight of stairs.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 10 lbs., occasionally.


Interested in applying? Reach out to:
Stefanie F. Smith, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist #PSY20772
Chief Clinical Officer
17000 Arnold Drive | Sonoma, CA 95476
Direct: 707.933.2505
ssmith@hannacenter.org | www.hannacenter.org