Doc Wayne is committed to creating impact through diversity, inclusion, and social justice. We are committed to providing a rich experience which promotes individual and team growth.

Doc Wayne is an award-winning non-profit that has pioneered the leading approach of sport-based therapy and catalyzed a mental health movement. We provide training, tools, and services that address emotional, behavioral, traumatic, racial, gender, and cultural-based barriers by providing equitable access to better mental health for all. Our clinician-led curricula puts sport into practice, strengthening social-emotional skills in young learners to build healthier, more resilient global communities.
Using a theoretical curriculum that incorporates social-emotional learning and life skills, we offer traditional outpatient therapy reimagined through the lens of sport. At Doc Wayne, staff are coaches. Our staff lead weekly sessions with 8-12 students, ages 5-18, designed to support them as they process and persevere through adversity. Over time, as individuals and in teams, they learn to heal together, grow together, and win together.

Interested in joining Team Doc Wayne?

Check out our current job openings:

Clinical Game Changer

Doc Wayne Youth Services is seeking to hire a Masters level Clinician (licensed or license eligible) to provide high-quality clinical treatment in a growing agency. Within our organization, this position is called a Clinical Game Changer.
Clinical Game Changers deliver group therapy to diverse populations within our Chalk Talk® sport-based (soccer, basketball, flag football, and indoor rowing) group therapy program. Services are delivered in a variety of settings including schools, community-based settings, and residential treatment centers. The Clinical Game Changer will be required to travel to different locations throughout the week to provide clinical services. Evening hour appointment availability and reliable transportation are required. Supervision towards licensure is provided. The salary range for this position is $45,000-50,000 per year.
  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field (independent licensure highly preferred)
  • Bilingual/multilingual skills (English/Spanish/Portuguese/Haitian Creole/Cape Verdean Creole highly preferred)
  • Previous athletic/coaching experience
  • Dynamic energy and belief in the power of sports to benefit children
  • Team player dedicated to serving as a caring adult and role model to underserved youth
  • Disposition towards school/community involvement and engagement
  • Experience working with youth (experience working with traumatized youth preferred)
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Ability to think out of the box, share ideas and get involved
  • Support special projects as assigned

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Manager

Doc Wayne Youth Services is seeking to hire a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Manager to lead our organization’s DEIB initiatives.
Reporting to the Chief of Staff and working closely with key stakeholders, the DEIB Manager will focus on ensuring the growing Doc Wayne team is equipped with the knowledge, understanding, and tools necessary to provide services with strong cultural proficiency, to support and celebrate the diverse backgrounds of fellow team members, and to become allies against systems of extreme ideology, structural oppression, and discrimination/bias. The DEIB Manager will serve as a catalyst in developing the organization’s roadmap for DEIB culture by creating initiatives and implementing best practices to promote antiracism and a culture of awareness and inclusivity. This will be done through internal training/workshops, frequent organizational assessments, and other relevant approaches.
In this role, the DEIB Manager will also be responsible for envisioning a stronger and more inclusive staff culture, where action toward ensuring staff satisfaction and sense of belonging is highly prioritized. The person in this role will be responsible for crafting fair and equitable company policies and will develop and support the implementation of a more structured, objective hiring practice. The DEIB Manager will have excellent relationship-building skills and a passion for envisioning a better and more just world. They will possess skills and experience in the areas of conflict resolution, restorative justice practices, innovative thinking, leadership, discretion, and community building. The salary range for this position is $55,000-75,000 per year, commensurate with experience..