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With expertise gained through years of providing clinical services to international survivors of war trauma, torture and persecution, as well as significant experience implementing human rights programming, our team combines the fields of global mental health and human rights to expand the range—and increase the depth—of clinical services for diverse international populations.

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PTR is hiring for a Bilingual Clinical Coordinator (Part-Time), a Trauma Therapist, and a Bilingual (Spanish) Trauma Therapist. The full position descriptions can be  viewed here.

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As Partnerships for Trauma Recovery fulfills its vital mission to provide trauma recovery care to international survivors of human rights abuses, we’re recruiting new Board members. Qualified candidates will have experience with, and/or understanding of the refugee or asylum seeker experience, and the passion and skills to invest in building a sustainable foundation for change. Through intentional action, our Board of Directors embodies hope for a more peaceful and just future.

All Board members are involved in strategic advisory and growing PTR’s base of supporters. Our clients come from communities across 45 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and South Asia. We are especially interested in candidates who represent the diversity of the communities we serve, and seek to expand representation of those with lived experience as refugees. In addition, we seek the following specific expertise to fill several new positions:

California-Licensed Attorney - We seek a California-based attorney ideally with knowledge of nonprofit law, to provide additional guidance in ensuring compliance with relevant laws.

Finance or Accounting Professional - To partner with our Board Treasurer in approving quarterly financials and annual audits.

Fundraising/Event Planning – We seek 1-2 proactive individuals to partner with Board Members to jointly plan one annual event and engage in two fundraising appeals throughout the year. All Board members set collective fundraising targets and are involved in fundraising efforts.

Our Current Board includes knowledge in the fields of psychology, human rights, law, public health, philanthropy and finance and accounting. To learn more, please send a brief email with your interest to the Board Chair, , to begin the conversation.


The Bay Area welcomes refugees and asylum seekers fleeing extreme violence and persecution in their home countries. Right here, in our neighborhoods, there is a tremendous need to help people heal. If you have skills you're willing to contribute to our programs, please contact us.

Please contact Gianina Pellegrini at  for more information about these opportunities.

Partnerships for Trauma Recovery is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status.