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Job Title: Program Associate

Location: San Francisco

Classification: Non-Exempt Regular Full-time with Benefits: Medical, Dental, Retirement, etc…

Reports to: Office Manager

Hourly Wage: $17.86 Hour – 37.5 hour workweek

AGENCY OVERVIEW: LSS of Northern California is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing and money management. LSS responds when people are vulnerable because of homelessness, mental illness, drug addiction or disaster. Providing support services and compassionate guidance, we help individuals and families to stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:The Program Associate is our lobby reception position and the first person to meet the general public and clients when they come into contact with LSS of Northern California. The impression created by this position is very important; it strongly influences how people feel about the agency. This position requires a person who is able to work with a large number of people and manage multiple tasks at the same time while maintaining a customer service approach. This is an excellent opportunity for an introduction into social services.

CORE COMPETENCIES:


  • Maintain a strength-based perspective.

  • Provide diverse services to diverse people.

  • Treat others with respect and courtesy, striving for open and honest working relationships.

  • Maintain high ethical standards when dealing with others.

  • Demonstrate good judgment and common sense.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable and legal accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Ability to work sensitively with homeless adults who have disabilities related to mental health, substance use, and physical health, including HIV.

  • Knowledge and experience working in a human service delivery environment with the ability to relate to diverse agencies.

  • Basic computer skills required: Windows, Microsoft Office, and Internet.

  • Ability to maintain composure and professional behavior in stressful situations.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries and/or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, and members of the community.

  • Ability to clearly communicate services, operations, and office policies and procedures while listening effectively to client requests.

  • Demonstrated history of being prompt, reliable, and consistent in performing duties.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.

  • Maintain proper boundaries with clients.

  • Ability to work independently with general supervision.

  • Willingness to travel to locations outside of San Francisco for staff meetings and outside trainings in order to enhance job performance.

  • Bilingual is a plus.

DUTIES:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude or limit the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this classification.

CLIENT SERVICES:


  • Greet clients and others who come into the office in a friendly and helpful manner; determine reason for visit.

  • Supervise clients waiting in lobby areas.

  • Understand and apply both office and program policies and procedures.

  • Provide information and referrals for clients and others as appropriate.

PROGRAM SUPPORT:


  • Notify staff person of client’s or other’s presence; facilitate communication between client and staff person.

  • Organize and manage front desk.

  • Track client visits.

  • Distribute clients’ mail to Case Workers.

  • Review client files (quality assurance) on quarterly basis.

  • Maintain safety protocol.

  • Monitor the lobby, client restroom and outside area around the building for safety and cleanliness.

  • Attend trainings as scheduled and assigned

  • Other duties as assigned by the Office Manager and Program Managers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to hold objects, writing instruments, or files; and talk, hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to see, review and share the organizations bills, payments, financial statements, and physical accounting files with other accounting staff; the incumbent will also have access to the organization’s banking and other highly confidential financial information. Because of this, the incumbent must have the ability to perform the job at the location of the organization’s accounting staff.

The employee may be required to travel to locations within the regional areas of LSS. This may require standing in lines and while traveling the employee may be exposed to vibration while driving a car. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally travel outside in varied weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Mobility Travel Trainer -- Tri-Valley (Livermore)

(Full Time, Non-Exempt, benefited)

Salary: $17.50/hour

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Mission: CRIL advocates and provides resources for people with disabilities to improve lives and make communities fully accessible.

Supervised by: Program Director

Positions Supervised: None

Location: Livermore

Description: Mobility Travel Trainer is a full time position. Applicant must be an avid, independent transit user of the East Bay transit system. This position is teaching people with disabilities to travel independently on public transportation. Must be able to assess needs and develop a travel plan and teach individual to ride transportation. Evaluate, prepare and maintain mandatory progress notes on assigned trainee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Meet with trainees to assess needs and to develop a travel plan to meet those needs.

  2. Provide instruction and assistance to assigned trainees on an ongoing basis.

  3. Provide information and referral regarding local public transit resources throughout the Bay Area.

  4. Prepare, implement, maintain and submit accurate independent transit plan for each trainee.

  5. Collaborate with A.C. Transit, BART, San Francisco Bay Ferry, Capitol Corridor, and trainees regarding questions, issues or concerns.

  6. Evaluate, prepare and maintain mandatory progress notes on trainees.

  7. Write and submit monthly reports containing statistical information such as number of trainees served as well as type of service provided.

  8. Perform regular follow-up with trainees.

  9. Establish and maintain effective working relationship with trainers, trainees, etc.

  10. Inform Supervisor of all relative issues.

  11. Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience


  1. Experience working with consumers with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

  2. Must have experience and able to demonstrate using all public transit in the Bay Area including all travel related apps and websites from electronic devices.

Qualification Requirements


  1. Above average oral and written communication skills.

  2. Knowledge of all public transit in the Bay Area.

  3. Effective time management skills.

  4. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  5. Ability to read, explain, discuss transit brochures and maps.

  6. Must be an avid, independent transit user for the bay area.

CRIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Qualified applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Position: Case Manager – CalWORKs Program

Bilingual: English and Spanish or English and Cantonese Required

Classification: Non-exempt

Work Schedule: Full-time (40 hours per week, may require evening, night and/or weekends)

Agency Overview: La Casa de las Madres (La Casa) is a nonprofit provider of service for battered women and their children. Founded in 1976, La Casa is San Francisco’s oldest domestic violence program, providing comprehensive supportive services through an Emergency Shelter, 2-24 hour hotlines, non-residential Community Programs, and Community Education and Outreach Programs serving over 20,000 women, teens and children survivors of domestic violence each year.

Position Summary: The Case Manager – CalWORKs Program, under the direct supervision of the Community Programs Manager or her/his designee, will work on-site at the City and County of San Francisco’s Human Services Agency (HSA) office to increase safety for domestic violence survivors applying for or receiving CalWORKs welfare-to work plan services. The Case Manager will also work to increase the capacity of the San Francisco Department of Human Services (DHS) staff to respond to domestic violence, and increase the capacity of other community agencies providing services to CalWORKs clients. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities


  • Provide comprehensive services to current or potential CalWORKs clients including crisis intervention and safety planning, advocacy and employment service as related to supporting domestic violence specific needs in the CalWORKs welfare-to-work plan context;

  • collaborate closely with DHS staff to ensure coordinated care for domestic violence survivors and avoid duplication of services;

  • conduct individual and program consultation to DHS regarding issues related to domestic violence, on a regular and as-needed basis;

  • organize and conduct engagement opportunities to provide general education for clients on domestic violence and related topic, on at least a quarterly basis;

  • conduct presentations to DHS staff and population of clients related to the services that La Casa will provide.

  • maintain an ongoing knowledge of CalWORKs welfare-to-work plan policy and regulations regarding clients currently or previously experiencing domestic violence and identify areas for improvement;

General Responsibilities


  • strictly maintain for safekeeping client files and confidential client communications in compliance with grant and/or contract guidelines;

  • participate in regularly scheduled staff and case management meetings;

  • execute, maintain, and submit program documentation and data, including evaluations and surveys, in accordance with grant requirements.

  • Complete other duties, including service site specific, as identified and assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • BA/BS in Behavioral Sciences and then a minimum 2 years verifiable case management experience in relevant and related field.

  • Or GED/High School diploma or 2 year degree with a minimum 3 years verifiable case management experience in relevant field.

  • Significant experience in domestic violence, housing and homelessness, mental health, substance abuse, and physical illnesses;

  • strong working knowledge of community resources in San Francisco Bay Area;

  • knowledge of counseling techniques, peer counseling models, crisis intervention, social milieu and group facilitation;

  • understanding of confidentiality and privilege laws;

  • ability to work independently and navigating public transportation to and from multi-site collaborative;

  • bilingual: English and Spanish or English and Cantonese required – plus direct experience working with culturally diverse populations.

  • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job (lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying as well as walking up & down stairs multiple times per day, etc.);

  • verifiable completion of state mandated 40 hour domestic violence counselor training or will complete the next scheduled agency 40 hour domestic violence counselor training;

  • clearance through DOJ/FBI Live scan fingerprinting required; La Casa de las Madres will consider applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance;

  • comply with all requirements related to employment at the HSA-Department of Human Services (DHS) office, including but not limited to: completion of DHS minimum orientation requirement (privacy and confidentiality training, new employee orientation, obtain required security IDs, placements, etc.); and

  • valid California Driver’s License, clean driving record and insurable under agency policy.

Required Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies in executing the essential functions of this position.


  • Problem solving – identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully.

  • Interpersonal skills – remain open to others’ ideas and exhibit a willingness to try new approaches.

  • Managing Up - Ability to exercise good judgment and manage communications with supervisor and/or agency leadership.

  • Oral communications – speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and ability to conduct meetings.

  • Written communications – edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

  • Planning/organizing – prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Quality control – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Relationship building - Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with partner agencies while exhibiting a strong commitment to La Casa’s philosophy and values.

  • Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

  • Dependability – consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Safety and security – actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Compensation & Other Information: $23.41 to $25.45 per hour- DOE. The Case Manager position is full-time (40 hours per week), that will require some evening & weekend hours.

Benefits: Option between two Kaiser health plans, vision, dental, life insurance, long term disability, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, health savings account, employee funded 403(b) retirement plan with employer match option, 12 paid holidays, 2 additional paid days off for employee’s birthday and work anniversary, and generous vacation plan (1.0 FTE tiered: 2.4 weeks in first year- up to 4.8 weeks at 4 years of service).

To Apply:Send resume with cover letter in PDF format to: hr@lacasa.org, or mail your cover letter and resume to: La Casa de las Madres - CM, 1663 Mission Street, Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94103, Fax: (415)503-0301

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Job Title: Hawk Cares Case Manager – Cosumnes River College

Program: Sacramento Area

Classification: Regular Full-time with Benefits

Reports to: Program Manager

Work hours: 7.5 hour workday – 5 day work week

AGENCY OVERVIEW: LSS of Northern California is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing and money management.

Cosumnes River College is a comprehensive community college and is proud to serve the higher educational needs of residents in south Sacramento County, including the Elk Grove and Laguna areas.

MISSION STATEMENT: LSS of Northeran California promotes stability and honors the dignity of those we serve by proiding supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency.

Cosumnes River College is an open access, student-centered, comprehensive community college that prepares students to realize their educational and career aspirations through exemplary transfer, general, and career education in an academically rigorous and inclusive environment. CRC also offers exceptional instruction in basic skills and English for non-native speakers, as well as a broad array of life-long learning, community service, and workforce development programs.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Hawk Cares Program Manager (Care Manager) works directly with Cosumnes River College (CRC) to provide housing and other basic needs services to homeless and at risk students. Many students are in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addictions, have mental health diagnoses, or are dually diagnosed. Many students are former foster youth. Many have experienced domestic violence, abandonment, or abuse. Care management services assist in achieving and maintaining stability as well as self-improvement and self-sufficiency. The person selected for this postion will oversee the Hawk Cares Program, a program designed to meet the basic needs of CRC’s students including but not limited to the food and housing insecurity and the emergency loan program. The Care Manager postion will be located on CRC’s campus and will report to the Student Life Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Maintain a strength-based perspective.

  • Provide diverse services to diverse people.

  • Treat others with respect and courtesy, striving for open and honest working relationships.

  • Maintain high ethical standards when dealing with others.

  • Demonstrate good judgment and common sense.

  • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a major in a behavioral science, and/or 2-3 years experience in the human services field –or– an AA/AS from an accredited college and 4-5 years experience in the human field services.

  • Ability to work with students who are transition-age youth or adults, with low income from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds and who have a history of homelessness. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Housing First, Trauma Informed, Critical Time Intervention, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Youth Development treatment frameworks.

  • Professional experience working with students who have AOD dependencies, mental health diagnoses, domestic violence histories, issues with abandonment, and abuse.

  • Ability to access community-based services and to collaborate with other service providers.

  • Knowledge of fair housing and housing inspections.

  • Ability to locate affordable housing opportunities.

  • Good writing and analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently, make effective decisions and utilize supervision as needed.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities.

  • Has a clean driving record, licensed and registered car, and proof of insurance.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Single point of contact for the Hawk Cares Program (Homes for Hawks (housing and hotel voucher program), The Hawk Spot Food Pantry, The Hawk Swap clothing exchange, emergency loan program, textbook scholarships, and Gowns for Grads).

  • Active management of the Homes for Hawks and emergency loan program.

  • As the campus homeless services liason, coordinate referrals and services.

  • Provide case management to youth or adults coming from homelessness.

  • Support the development of student-focused treatment plan.

  • Provide initial and ongoing student assessment.

  • Locate affordable housing and coordinate move-in with landlord and student.

  • Provide crisis intervention, referrals, and collaborative consult with any service providers working with student.

  • Work with students to establish case plans that address critical needs such as mental health and AOD treatment, education, employment, budgeting and parenting skills.

  • Assist students in attaining all eligible benefits (SSI, SSDI, Cal Works, MediCal)

  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate written case files for each student, including case notes, treatment plans, quarterly summaries and other program reports and assessments, as well as other record keeping as required by the agency.

  • Attend housing services, campus staff meetings, and program meetings.

  • Serve as a role model to guide students and facilitate appropriate behavior regarding daily living skills, self-care, personal interaction, social relationships and constructive time management.

  • Other duties as assigned by the CRC Student Life Supervisor.

Student Engagement


  • Initiate intake on campus.

  • Complete Psychosocial evaluation.

  • Complete all paperwork necessary with the student for move-in.

  • Ensure student has the furniture and supplies necessary at move-in.

  • Set up daily contacts with the student for the first two weeks.

  • Set up weekly meetings with the student.

  • Complete an individualized Life Plan, with the student, within the first two weeks of program.

Whole Person Case Management


  • Assist student in identifying and building natural supports using a family finding or permanency model.

  • Assist students in accessing resources to address each element of the case plan.

  • Provide ongoing assessment of student needs, and adjust the case plan as circumstances change.

  • Assist student in attaining vocational and educational goals.

  • Assist students in obtaining all benefits for which they are eligible.

  • Provide referrals to services to address specific needs such as mental health and AOD treatment services.

Campus Liaison


  • Inform each department of the services offered.

  • Work closely with the campus liaison for former foster youth to coordinate referrals and services.

  • Understand the campus calendar and procedures.

  • Provide outreach to students.

Emergency Loan Program


  • Review and process emergency loan applications.

  • Work with student to repay loan.

  • Identify and provide resources for financial management

Discharge Planning


  • Discharge planning begins at the time of entry to the program. Each student is assisted in envisioning his or her place to go when the program ends.

  • No student is discharged to homelessness. Assist the student in finding alternate housing if they are asked to leave the apartment CRC procured for them.

  • Assist the student in completing the apartment turn-over, including determining whether the student needs assistance cleaning the apartment, completing a final walk-through, assisting turn-in of keys.

Ready to Rent


  • Show each student how to complete basic household repairs such as using a plunger and a mop, how to change lightbulbs, how to avoid mold, and how to treat it when you get it.

  • Show each student how to complete basic household cleaning such as cleaning the oven and refrigerator.

  • Review the lease expectations with each student such as quiet times, when guests are allowed.

  • Discuss how to be a good neighbor.

Paperwork


  • Complete weekly case notes.

  • Complete quarterly reviews.

  • Update your student list on the server each week.

  • Complete HMIS data if applicable.

  • Additional paperwork requirements many vary depending on the needs of each program

Safety


  • Identify and report safety hazards to your supervisor.

  • Report any work place accidents to your supervisor immediately.

  • Update your student list on the server as the case load changes.

Milieu Management


  • Keep work area uncluttered and organized.

  • Facilitate a calm work space and student meeting space.

  • Be welcoming and engaged with every student that comes into the office.

  • Ensure that students know drop-in appointments availability.

  • Identify potential crisis situations, and avert the crisis if possible.

  • Facilitate groups as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to use hands to hold objects, writing instruments, or files; and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms, to use a computer and smell. The employee must be able to climb stairs. The employee must occasionally lift/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to read, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to see, review and share the organizations secure electronic and physical files with other program staff; the incumbent will also have access to the organization’s and other highly confidential information. Because of this, the employee must have the ability to perform the job at the location of the assigned program or field office(s).

The employee frequently will be required to travel to locations within the regional areas of CRC. The employee may on occasion transport students and help the student (physically and emotionally) navigate government, education, health care and other social service systems. This may require standing in lines, walking up and down stairs and driving and transporting students to multiple destinations on any given day. and will conduct case management visits within student’s homes as required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally work outside in weather conditions and is exposed to vibration while driving a car.

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Title: Caseworker – Money Management

Program: Money Management

Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt with Benefits

Reports to: Program Manager – Money Management Services

Annual Salary: $20.21 per hour; 37.5 hour work week

AGENCY OVERVIEW: Lutheran Social Services of Northern California is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing and money management. Lutheran Social Services responds when people are vulnerable because of homelessness, mental illness, drug addiction or disaster. Providing support services and compassionate guidance, we help individuals and families to stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

MISSION STATEMENT: To promote stability and honor the dignity of those we serve by providing supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provide money management services for chronically homeless adults with special needs who are living in supportive housing.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

· Maintain a strength-based perspective.

· Provide services to a diverse population.

· Treat others with respect and courtesy, striving for open and honest working relationships.

· Maintain high ethical standards when dealing with others.

· Demonstrate good judgment and common sense.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

REQUIRED:

· BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience

· Ability to work collaboratively with other providers of human services

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, budgets and financial transaction records

· Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

· Ability to collaborate on reporting to funding sources

· Ability to effectively present information to clients and/or their representatives

· Willingness to travel to locations outside of San Francisco for staff meetings and trainings

· Ability to work closely with other staff members as a team-player

DESIRABLE:

· Experience working with chronically homeless adults with special needs, which include mental - health diagnoses, substance use, and/or HIV.

· Knowledge of resources for chronically homeless adults with special needs.

· Knowledge of income benefits: RSDI, SSI, VA, and CAAP.

· Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude or limit the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this classification.

· Schedule and complete intakes.

· Construct and implement client’s budget; adapt budget with client as needed.

· Process check runs for rent payments, utilities and other expenses. Distribute client funds, monthly, weekly or sometimes daily.

· Planning, referrals, crisis intervention, and other reasonable services requested by the client.

· Provide money management education to clients.

· Keep clients' Financial Management records current and complete.

· Maintain other record keeping as designated by the Program Manager.

· Understand and consistently implement the policies and procedures of program, income sources, and LSS.

· Monitor client compliance with the policies and procedures of program, income sources, and LSS.

· Fulfill contract objectives.

· Work collaboratively with the housing sites’ property management and support services on behalf of the client.

· Engage in professional development / training.

· Understand and follow LSS personnel policies and procedures.

· Perform other temporary duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and operate a computer for extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to hold objects, writing instruments, or files; and talk, hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to see, review and share the organizations bills, payments, financial statements, and physical accounting files with other accounting staff; the incumbent will also have access to the organization’s banking and other highly confidential financial information. Because of this, the incumbent must have the ability to perform the job at the location of the organization’s accounting staff.

The employee may be required to travel to locations within the regional areas of LSS. This may require standing in lines and while traveling the employee may be exposed to vibration while driving a car. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally travel outside in varied weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.”

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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AGENCY OVERVIEW

In 1889, the Felton Institute | Family Service Agency of San Francisco is the oldest non-profit social-services provider in the bay area. Our mission is to strengthen families by providing caring, effective, and innovative social services, with special emphasis on the needs of low-income families, children, and the elderly and individuals with disabilities, thus improving the quality of life for all San Franciscans.

FOCUS OF POSITION:

The Early Intervention Supervisor responsibilities include, but is not limited to, the following: Ensure coordination of EI services for GGRC and MOLERA funded children and those under CDE funding who may be at risk for developmental delays. Monitor and ensure contractual compliance, manage supervisees’ client schedules to ensure appropriate service delivery and case load to meet or exceed service delivery requirements, efficient EI program implementation and delivery of high-quality services in child’s natural environment. Train, coach and develop EI team and provide consultation to classroom staff, team and strength-based model of service provision that reflect the cultural, linguistic and ethnic composition of families served, community awareness of Felton Early Care and Education Early Intervention Services. Coordination requires oversight of all therapeutic/ medical and on site clinical services/documentation, follow- up on referrals, minimizing any duplication, and maintaining a service agency resource base for referrals.

Provide onsite training, supervision, guidance, mentoring and performance evaluation for all EI Team Members. In collaboration with the EI Director, he/ she is responsible for outreach, recruitment and intake/enrollment of clients with special needs. The EIS is the liaison with other service providers and participates with in-service coordination activities with the SF Unified School District, GGRC, Help Me Grow and all other collaborating agencies.

This position supports Early Intervention services at two sites, Family Developmental Center and Sojourner Truth Center. The EIS must be willing and able to travel between both service locations.

OUTREACH, RECRUITMENT


  • Plans and conducts outreach activities to provide information to the community on Felton Early Care and Education- Early Intervention programs (through presentations, forums, fairs, etc.).

  • Maintains contact with health clinics and hospitals, as well as early childhood special needs community in order to maintain a comprehensive source of referrals for medically fragile children or children with special needs.

  • Maintains contact with (GGRC) social workers and staff in order to facilitate the Purchase Of Services (POS) process including receipt of valid POS’s, and to coordinate the information process between GGRC and the Felton Early Care sites. Is the advocate for needed services including transportation and appropriate services after the child’s 3rdbirthday. Responsible for monitoring expiration dates of GGRC POS for individual clients and ensures that renewals are received by expiration dates.

COORDINATION:·As needed conducts Parent Orientation and program tours related to Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC) and St. Joseph Funded clients.


  • Assists families in identifying strengths, developing goals, and assessing available resources through an initial family assessment process.

  • Ensures forms, flyers and resource and referral information is updated as needed.

  • Ensures Parent Information boards have the most current resource and referral information and other relevant information related to EI services.

  • Supports parents with transitioning their children to SFUSD programs, or other programs.

  • Conducts and documents parent conferences as needed.

  • Responsible for planning and coordinating parent activities/ events and other parent educational programs.

RECORD KEEPING, REPORT WRITING, DATA COLLECTION, STANDARDIZATION ANALYSIS


  • Ensures program maintains organized and complete family files for each enrolled child with an IEP/IFSP and St. Joseph funded children.

  • In Coordination with the Registered Nurse maintains contact and necessary follow-up with doctors for children funded under St. Joseph Foundation and submits all the documentation needed for completion of the applications and reapplication packets for special funding for medically fragile children.

  • Is responsible for completing a comprehensive annual developmental assessment for each child and submit for MOLERA annual report.

  • Is responsible for editing initial, progress and exit reports for GGRC / MOLERA

  • children (six month intervals and at one year intervals). Refer to GGRC deadline matrix.

  • Creates quarterly (3 month intervals) individual activity plans for GGRC/ MOLERA children with short term objectives and activities to relate in part to the Family Service Plan and the HELP, DAYC or other assessment tools.

  • Monitors percent of objectives achieved based on IFSPs, other outcomes/

  • Program deliverables.

  • Ensure the submission of timely, accurate and complete reports and paperwork, including proof-reading for correct grammar, spelling and format.

  • Prepares a monthly Services Report of the children receiving services and updates as necessary, based upon consultant reports, developmental testing, classroom data submitted by classroom teachers, and other information such as that received in parent conferences.

  • Responsible for completion of monthly /quarterly/yearly reports which reflect contract compliance and documentation for funding agents including GGRC/ St. Joseph Foundation reports. Coordinates data compilation to ensure timely completion and submission of reports.

  • Ensures monthly Infant Development Program billing is done by the second working day of the month.

  • In collaboration with the EII Director, reviews monthly generation of GGRC revenue based on attendance according to enrollment quotas.

  • Meets with EII Director to report on projected changes and progress with regards to Early Intervention services.

OBSERVATION, ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF

IDENTIFIED DEVELOPMENTAL GOALS FOR CHILDREN


  • Provide developmental screening across developmental domains and makes recommendations for further developmental assessment as needed.

  • Leads as member of the EI team, interprets assessment results, reviews the Individualized Family Service Plan; family priorities, resources, and concerns; available community resources. Reviews and discusses type, frequency, and intensity of services necessary to meet IFSP outcomes.

  • Implement strategies and activities across developmental domains for outcomes listed in IFSP, with particular emphasis on domains related to disciplinary expertise for enrolled children and families.

  • Conduct intervention sessions in center, home for children with a wide variety of developmental disabilities as needed.

STAFF IN- SERVICES / TRAININGS


  • Coordinate and facilitate the initial in-service for teachers related to newly enrolled children with special needs and in relation to best practices in the Infant Development program and EI; includes other members of the team as necessary.

  • Participates in monthly and ongoing in-service trainings for all staff as needed, through consultation with Early Intervention Assistant, Program Supervisors and Director.

  • Close collaboration with the EII Director and the Preschool Inclusion Director

  • Conduct and/or coordinate parent and/or other caretaker training in related early childhood, special education or physical, occupational, or speech therapy activities and techniques as needed.

  • Provide consultation and support to program staff when requested and/or needed.

  • Present educational, informational and/or programmatic presentations and/or trainings in writing and orally as needed.

SUPERVISION


  • Participate in the recruitment and interview process of new applicants for Early Intervention positions.

  • Provide orientation, training, and coaching to newly hired staff in all aspects of EI Services and Part C requirements.

  • Train others to administer developmental assessments.

  • Review child’s files to ensure contractual compliance and support staff in understanding and implementing needed modifications to documentation as needed.

  • Maintain records for early intervention staff, documenting continuing education, evaluations, licensure and certification. Submits original for personnel file.

  • Conduct performance evaluations for early intervention staff annually and on a quarterly basis for coaching.

  • Meet individually with each staff for direct reflective/clinical supervision at least twice per month or as needed.

  • Facilitate a monthly meeting with EI staff and families as determined by program model.

  • Schedule and facilitate weekly EI staff meetings, develop agenda, and disseminate pertinent information to staff needed to fulfill job responsibilities.

  • Attend at least one IFSP and one home visit with each staff supervised, quarterly.

  • Serves as a primary liaison with consultants, delineates duties and schedules, monitors completion of tasks and hours worked, reviews and checks consultant’s billings and reconciles any questionable items or discrepancies.

  • Responsible for documenting, monitoring and ensuring grant deliverables are met according to grant proposals and scope of work.

  • Recognize signs of emotional distress, child abuse, and neglect in young children, and follow procedures for reporting known or suspected abuse and neglect to appropriate authorities.

QUALITY ASSURANCE:


  • Review at least two individual child and family files per staff quarterly to ensure compliance with recordkeeping requirements.

  • As needed develop internal/external corrective action plans and oversee implementation of plans to improve program services.

  • Generate reports and recommendations for improved outcomes across EI programming.

  • Ensure compliance with all contractual requirements of funding agencies such as Mission Promise Neighborhoods, St. Joseph Health Support Alliance and Golden Gate Regional Center.

  • Complete annual continued funding application and written reports as required by funding agencies. St. Joseph Health Support Alliance reporting due: August 31st. Mission Promise Neighborhoods (June, December) and as needed for Golden Gate Regional Center.

  • Review service documentation sheets and monthly billing invoices for accuracy and submit within required timelines.

  • Assist in responding and compiling data to complete Requests for Proposals.

  • Comply with all program, agency, state, federal and any other relevant regulations.

  • General administrative functions, as assigned.

LIAISON WITH OTHER STAFF AND AGENCIES


  • Works collaboratively with other FSA departments, program managers and staff to assure effectiveness and integration of agency services.

  • Participate as part of leadership team in creating and maintaining a positive workplace environment.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with program participants, staff, community partners, programs and state agencies.

  • Attend and participate in required staff meetings, supervisor’s meetings.

  • Promote and follow practices that support health and safety of staff.

  • Communicate essential information with management, teaching staff and other team members accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Serves as a liaison between the Early Intervention Team and the various Felton Early Care work units as needed.

  • Serves as agency representative at relevant hearings, local or State sponsored meetings. Serves as liaison with the community regarding inquiries relating to the early intervention.

  • Serve as an advocate on behalf of young children and their families to improve. the quality of programs and services, and enhance professional status and working conditions for early intervention staff.

  • Attends IEP’s meetings at school district with parents as needed; provides most recent progress reports prior to assessment to SFUSD Special Education personnel, contributes information regarding child’s development.

  • Attends Head Teacher’s/Teacher meetings as requested.

  • Establish and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with other with community agencies and professionals in order to provide timely and seamless services to eligible children and families.

  • Attend required professional development opportunities and maintain knowledge of current research and effective approaches.

  • Use supervision effectively, accept feedback in a professional manner, and accept responsibility for job performance.

  • Use independent judgment while working under minimal supervision.

  • Maintain and enforce confidentiality and health and safety practices.

  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters degree in Special Education, Social Work, Child Development or related field plus 2 years experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child Development, Special Education or related field plus 5 years experience working directly with children with special needs and their families using assessment, and other professional skills related to this position.

Must pass a Department of Justice fingerprint clearance and a Child Abuse Index, Health Screening and TB Test as required by licensing.

Knowledge of Initial Planning Process and the Individualized Family Service Plan

Principles and practices of referral, evaluation, intervention, ongoing assessment and transition for children and families from the early intervention program

Federal laws (IDEA Part C) governing early intervention and how those laws are implemented in California.

Best practices in early childhood assessment, interventions, and family support

Functional outcomes for children and families

Reflective Supervision, Relationship Based Practice, and the parallel process

Demonstrate quality organization, written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of and sensitivity to the cultural background of the children and families being served.

Commitment to social justice, empowerment of families and support for diversity.

Knowledge of the child development field as well as dynamics of low-income families.

Knowledge of San Francisco child care and family services communities preferred.

Must have demonstrated ability to create and maintain team effort in the implementation of all Felton Early Care and Education programs and projects.

Attention to detail and multitasking abilities

Must have demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

Ability to work independently under broad supervision

Ability be a team player with a welcoming attitude and flexibility

Experience in conducting training groups.

Physical agility to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and to bend, stoop, walk and reach overhead, Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist and turn

Candidates of color and/or who are bi-lingual in Spanish/English, Cantonese/English, encouraged to apply

Computer skills: Excel, Microsoft Word, other programs- REQUIRED

Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.


  • Best practices in early childhood assessment, interventions, and family support

  • Functional outcomes for children and families

  • Reflective Supervision, Relationship Based Practice, and the parallel process

  • Demonstrate quality organization, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the cultural background of the children and families being served.

  • Commitment to social justice, empowerment of families and support for diversity.

  • Knowledge of the child development field as well as dynamics of low-income families.

  • Knowledge of San Francisco child care and family services communities preferred.

  • Must have demonstrated ability to create and maintain team effort in the implementation of all Felton Early Care and Education programs and projects.

  • Attention to detail and multitasking abilities

  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

  • Ability to work independently under broad supervision

  • Ability be a team player with a welcoming attitude and flexibility

  • Experience in conducting training groups.

  • Physical agility to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and to bend, stoop, walk and reach overhead, Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist and turn

  • Candidates of color and/or who are bi-lingual in Spanish/English, Cantonese/English, encouraged to apply

  • Computer skills: Excel, Microsoft Word, other programs- REQUIRED

  • Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Exempt status.

7.5 hour work day, five days per week. Monday–Friday 8:00-4:00pm

Reports to and is evaluated by Early Intervention and Inclusion Director

Salary DOE + full benefits

Clinical Supervision hours are available if needed from an Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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We are looking for a support professional to help in a school setting with a 4-year-old. The hours are from 9 AM to 12 PM. You will be working in a warm supportive elementary school along with a behavioral team with Kahlon Family Services, LLC.

What is the purpose of a support professional/ social coach?

A 'support professional/ social coach ' is a Behavior Specialist who is directly responsible for being the personal assistant to one child in a classroom, while interacting with and assisting the rest of the children as much as possible. The support professional's purpose is to bridge the gap between a "special needs" child's dependence and independence. Independence is always the goal. (Think: Do with, not for.)

What does a support professional do?

Every Social Coach situation is different. This little boy needs help making friends and facilitate a social interactions with his peers. The Social Coaches role is to meet the needs of the child, in a way that doesn't embarrass the child in any way. Great sensitivity is needed to protect the child from drawing any more attention to him/herself.

**Requirements**

2 years of experience working with children with behavioral issues.

Great communication skills

Ability to multi-task while tracking data

Able to train others and works well with others

Facilitate in social skills groups

Candidates MUST have a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Education and/or Related Field.

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 Job Description

Looking for something different in the field of social work?*Are you interested in making a difference?*Enjoy being a teacher and an advocate?*Want to enjoy going to work every day?Join Our Team!Serra Center is currently seeking Living Skills Instructors to provide training in activities of daily living, socialization and community integration to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Training occurs in the individual's home within the cities of Fremont, San Leandro and Livermore. Travel to the individual’s home is required.

OPEN POSITIONS:


  • Full-time and Part-Time schedules

  • Days, hours and location can be combined to create full-time or part-time schedules based on client needs and applicant availability

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:


  • Experience working with the intellectually disabled population preferred.

  • Proficient mathematical, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Willingness to advocate for client preferences and choices.

  • Strong teaching, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge of social service programs and benefits.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Organization is a must.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team.

  • Valid CA Driver’s License and reliable transportation required.

  • Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance, fingerprinting, pre-employment Physical & TB.

What We Offer:


  • Casual and professional work environment; flexible work schedules.


  • Full-time Benefits: PPO or HMO Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension Plan (employer/employee funded), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid Vacation, 11 paid Holidays


  • Part-time Benefits: Paid Sick Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


  • Pay - DOE

http://www.serracenter.org/Job Types: Full-time, Part-time 

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Job title: Bilingual (Spanish) Mental Health Clinical Intern (MUST be enrolled in a master’s program in SW, MFT or PsyD)

Program/Department: Healthy Homes Program

Status / Salary: Part-Time 18-20 hours/week. This is a PAID internship DOE, mileage reimbursement.

Program Description:

Our Early Childhood and Family Services programs endeavor to foster healthy emotional, cognitive, and social development for children birth through age five and their families throughout San Mateo County. The Early Childhood Mental Health Intern will provide home-based services to a culturally diverse client population of pregnant women and families with young children facing multiple risk factors, including family violence, substance abuse, immigration challenges, language barriers, and poverty, among others.

Under the direction of the Healthy Homes Program Associate Coordinator, the Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician in Training would begin the third week in August or TBD by supervisor. It is required that all trainees attend weekly in-service didactic training seminars, on Tuesday mornings throughout the training year as well as weekly group supervision. Evening availability may also be required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

I. Training Program

· Actively participates in a comprehensive training program that includes didactic, individual supervision, group supervision, administrative weekly meetings and involvement.

· Reads, studies and applies materials presented in the didactic seminar and other in-program trainings.

· Assesses and diagnoses infants/children (& mothers/primary caregivers when working with families), develops and implements treatment plans, maintains timely progress notes for each case.

· Collaborates with Family Partners and other providers within the agency and the community to provide case management, advocacy and referrals based on the needs of each family.

· Collaborates with team members to implement outreach efforts aimed at engaging families and building relationships with community partners.

II. Position requirements

Masters level degree in-progress in social work, counseling or Marriage Family Therapy

Bilingual, bicultural Spanish Speaking.

This position is a field position, and applicants must be comfortable and willing to drive to various points throughout San Mateo County. Must have a valid CA driver’s license, and their own car with valid auto insurance.

Willingness to engage in self-reflection and participate fully in reflective supervision.

***

StarVista is a private non-profit agency in San Mateo County that provides a wide array of free and low-cost services to help children, teens and adults who are dealing with substance abuse, domestic violence, mental health, relationship and communication issues. More information about the agencies and its programs can be found at www.star-vista.org.

Key words: early childhood mental health, intern, internship, paid, non-profit, San Mateo, Spanish, bilingual

Job Type: Part-time

Education:

Master's (Required)

Language:

Bilingual Spanish/English (Preferred)

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

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Job Title: ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Program: Finance Department

Classification: Exempt

Reports to: CFO

AGENCY OVERVIEW: Lutheran Social Services of Northern California is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing.

MISSION STATEMENT: LSS of Northern California's mission is to promote stability and honor the dignity of those we serve by providing supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Accounting Manager will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities.

The Accounting Manager will lead all day to day finance operations, including functional responsibility over all accounting functions including grants administration. He or she will insure that Lutheran Social Services of Northern California has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.

Responsibilities:

Finance and Accounting Leadership


  • Oversee daily operations of the accounting department.

  • Take responsibility for accounts payable/receivable, general ledger and account reconciliations and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs and program budgets and actual expenditures.

  • Regularly produce financial reports and statements.

  • Monitor and analyze accounting data.

  • Coordinate all audit activity.

  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period.

  • Train and hire new employees as needed.

  • Present the financials to the Board in the absence of CFO.

Team Leadership


  • Leverage strengths of the current Accounting team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals.

  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. S/he will ideally have experience in a complex nonprofit that has multiple programs. Other qualifications include:


  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and unwavering commitment to LSSNC Nonprofit’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own the responsibility of finance.

  • Minimum of a BS degree in accounting or finance and related field; CPA and/or MBA preferred but not mandatory.

  • Minimum five to seven years of experience in accounting or finance supervisory role.

  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and accounting for investments.

  • A track record in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is essential.

  • Technology savvy with experience managing and overseeing relationships with vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software.

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training and retaining a diverse team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly.

  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills, which allows for strategic data interpretation vs. simple reporting.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board and other outside partners.

  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts and information to individuals at all levels including non-finance managers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to hold objects, writing instruments, or files; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to see, review and share the organizations bills, payments, financial statements, and physical accounting files with other accounting staff; the incumbent will also have access to the organization’s banking and other highly confidential financial information. Because of this, the incumbent must have the ability to perform the job at the location of the organization’s accounting staff.

The employee may be required to travel to locations within the regional areas of LSS. This may require standing in lines and while traveling the employee may be exposed to vibration while driving a car. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally travel outside in varied weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Seeking energetic, caring and creative individuals to care for children with special needs. The person will be responsible for the overall physical safety and care needs in the home of the child or children they care for.  They will engage the child in positive ways that will promote their social and emotional development. At the direction of the parents/caregivers, the person will provide fun and engaging interactions through play, games, arts and crafts, educational activities, baking, science projects, and indoor and outdoor play.  In addition, at the discretion of parents/caregivers, some personal grooming may be requested if needed.

It is a flexible position that allows the Respite Care Provider to work the hours, dates, time and locations they choose. Note: the parent determines the days, hours and location of service.  Our agency covers Alameda and Contra Costa County. 

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ADOPTIVE AND FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED!!!! Make a Difference! Help a child in need!

 

Call to speak with our pending home coordinator: (951) 369-5282

"¡Hablamos Español! Atención Leah"

Cities within Los Angeles, Riverside (Inland Empire), San Bernardino, Orange Counties Welcome to Apply!

Join our Alpha Family and open your heart and home to a foster child in need. Our Alpha Family has been in business since 1987 and has developed an adoption program to promote permanency with our foster families.

Qualified Foster Parents will receive the following benefits:

• A tax free stipend of $1,000 to $2,609 per child, per month

• Homes can receive up to $7,892 a month with an added excellent rate as a bonus (ask how)

• Free in-depth training with experienced staff

• Free 24-hour emergency assistance

• Free weekly therapeutic in-home visits by Social Workers for on-going support

• Reimbursement for CPR/First Aid after certification

Foster Parent Qualifications

• Complete background checks will be conducted

• No Domestic Violence or Child Abuse in past history

• No DUI's prior to 7 years

• Need to be 21 years or older with reliable transportation

• Maximum of 2 children per bedroom, infant in Master bedroom ok and maximum of 6 children per home if space allows

Steps to Foster Parenting:

• Meet above qualifications

• Attend 4 hour Orientation -- paperwork

• Do fingerprinting, clearances

• Do three 8 hour classes on weekend (orientation by appointment M-F)

• Home Study

• On list for child placement

• Child in a loving, caring home

Weekly Orientation:

• Riverside : Every Friday 10:00-3:30 & Saturday (TBA please call for schedule)

• Victorville: (TBA please call for schedule)

• West Covina: (TBA please call for schedule)

Please contact our office to be placed on the list for orientation at 951-369-5282 Ext: 101

Please visit our website 

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FFA Riverside License # 330600001

FFA West Covina License # 197805881

Adoptions Riverside License # 336424024

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Stanford Youth Solutions (formerly Stanford Home for Children) empowers youth and families to solve serious challenges that threaten their ability to stay together. We provide intensive, individualized programs that are proven effective for young people and families in difficult circumstances. They become stable and capable through our research-based, individualized approach.

We are determined to give each and every child a chance at a healthy, productive, and self-sufficient life. It is our unwavering commitment to the sustainable success of our young clients and their families that separates us from other, similar organizations.

Stanford Youth Solutions' main office is located at 8912 Volunteer Lane, Sacramento, CA 95826.

We are currently looking for Parent Partners to work in El Dorado County.

DESCRIPTION:

Parent Partners are people with personal experience participating in a public system of care as a consumer and/or as a parent/caregiver, and have the skills, training and experience to perform the functions of their role. Parent Partners have four key functions: (1) to make families (parents, caregivers, and youth) equal partners -if not leaders- in the development and implementation of their service plans; (2) to represent the needs and perspectives of families (parents, caregivers, and youth) to internal and external stakeholders and decision makers within the system of care; (3) to ensure that families (parents, caregivers, and youth) have access to a comprehensive array of prevention and support services that meet their individual needs; and (4) to ensure that these services are family-centered, easily accessible, respectful of cultural, ethnic and other community characteristics, and stigma free. The Family Partner serves as an advocate for parents/caregivers and considers the whole family in system planning. Family Partners perform these functions through the tasks, roles, and responsibilities described below. Family Partners support the Mission, Vision, and Values of Stanford Youth Solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Must have explicit experience as a parent, guardian, or foster parent of youth who is receiving or has received services from the El Doardo County Child Welfare system of care

  • Basic knowledge of Public Mental Health/Child Welfare/Education systems, and the ability to advocate on the behalf of clients in navigating and negotiating those systems

  • Previous experience with advocacy, outreach, and community resources preferred

  • Ability to manage time effectively

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work flexible working hours, including evenings and some weekends

  • Ability to work independently/self-motivated

  • Sensitive to multicultural issues

  • Fulfillment of TB test, fingerprinting and State clearance, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements

  • Must hold a valid drivers license

  • Must provide and operate a registered, properly insured automobile

  • Bilingual skills are a plus

  • *EOE*

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High School Reading Interventionist (19-20)

THE ORGANIZATION

Lighthouse Community Public Schools

Social justice movements come in all shapes, and sizes. Here at Lighthouse Community Public Schools we are engaged in an educational movement that goes beyond our classrooms working to disrupt educational inequities by providing our students and families exceptional educational opportunities every day. Grounded in our core values of community, integrity, agency, love, and social justice rooted in EL Education Model, LCPS is a leader in fostering innovative schools achieving exceptional student outcomes where each child is at the center of their own learning. Our mission is to prepare diverse students for college, a career of their choice, and to be lifelong changemakers.

Founded in 2002, LCPS operates a high-achieving K-12 public charter school, and our K-8 sister site, Lodestar, that opened in Fall 2016; serving nearly 1,300 students in East Oakland. Lighthouse is a beacon for public education and our graduates fulfill the promise of a better, brighter Oakland. 95% of our graduates, almost all of whom are first-generation college students, are accepted into four-year colleges. We were named the Hart Vision Charter School of the Year in 2013, and the #1 high school for closing achievement gaps for low-income Latino students in 2016. If the work we do here at LCPS appeals to your values regarding quality education for all then please join our movement

THE OPPORTUNITY

High School Reading Interventionist

Start Date for this role is Mid/Late December 2019 or early January 2020

Lighthouse Community Charter School is looking for a High School Reading relentlessly committed to ensuring that traditionally underserved students of color achieve our mission of completing college and securing the career of choice. Lighthouse educators believe that this important mission is not only attainable; it is essential to transforming our Oakland community. The role of the HS Reading Interventionist is to provide reading intervention and English Language Development instruction to high school students who are struggling readers and/or English Learners, supporting the development of their reading skills and English proficiency. The Reading Interventionist works collaboratively with classroom teachers and the ELD Coordinator and school leadership to ensure that the Lighthouse reading intervention and ELD programs support all English Learners and struggling readers to develop English proficiency, reading skills, and succeed academically.

You will embody the following Core Competencies to be an effective change-agent:


  • Be a visionary, innovative and equity-focused urban educator

  • Facilitate deeply engaging student-centered learning for adults and students

  • Demonstrate a keen ability to create, collect and analyze authentic data

  • Be a strong community builder and team collaborator

  • Model and foster a growth mindset with agency, persistence and flexibility

  • Be a collaborative and responsible professional leader

RESPONSIBILITIES

Teach Reading Intervention ELD Classes:


  • Teach multiple sections of Reading Intervention and/or ELD courses that utilize research-based interventions and instructional strategies aligned with the Response to Intervention (RtI) model for students who have been identified as below grade-level in reading.

  • Design and implement data-based reading intervention instruction and progress monitoring tools that result in improved student reading achievement.

Differentiation & Intervention :

- Support individual student needs through differentiation and intervention including some push-in support for individual or small groups of students, moving through multiple tiers of intervention to “layer on” supports for students who need them:


  • Tier 1 – Support teachers in developing small group instruction and individual student modifications; may participate in COST for students at risk of not meeting grade level academic standards; support teachers in monitoring success of differentiation.

  • Tier 2 – Monitor and report on growth; for students who are not progressing in literacy provide tailored support on a push-in or pull-out basis as appropriate.

  • Tier 3 – Monitor and report on growth; for students who are not progressing continue Tier 1 and 2 interventions and confer with Resource Specialist to complete a recommendation for Special Education assessment; collaborate with Resource Specialist to tailor support plan for individual students.

Assessment and Reporting

Formative & Summative Assessments:


  • Employ authentic, frequent, and norm-referenced assessment strategies to monitor progress and guide instructional planning and decision making.

  • Collect and analyze multiple forms of assessment data to track student growth in reading and writing.

Progress Reports and Report Cards


  • Keep record of intervention students’ work to inform ongoing assessment of student progress toward standards; complete regular progress reports on student reading levels and progress toward grade level reading.

  • Regularly communicate with families, school administration, and other faculty student progress toward goals.

Whole Child/Family Communication


  • Consistently communicate student’s academic and character progress with families, both growth and needs on an informal and formal basis.

  • Lead a grade-level Crew of 18 students, supporting their academic and socio-emotional needs through deliberate cultivation of a peer community that ensures all students are known well.

Professional Learning Community & Collaboration


  • Work effectively as a member of multi-disciplinary teams to implement academic services for students in need of intervention.

  • Use common planning time and professional development time as scheduled to collaborate with classroom teachers to differentiate for and support students with specific learning needs; collaborate with 9-12 Humanities teachers to further refine intervention program; collaborate with K-12 staff to bring vertical cohesion and shared practices to the K-12 program.

  • Complies with all school and band obligations, policies, and expectations, including abiding by all state and federal mandates in reporting sexual or physical abuse and neglect.

  • Exhibits the highest level of professionalism and urgency driven by understanding of our student and community needs.

Additional Duties, as assigned by Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • B.A. or B.S. required; Master’s Degree preferred

  • Appropriate California Credential required and experience providing reading intervention and/or ELD support for high school students

  • 3+ years teaching experience serving urban youth preferred

  • Experience teaching in a progressive and personalized school model a plus

  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

TIME COMMITMENT

Start Date for this role is Mid/Late December 2019 or early January 2020.

200-day work year for 11-month employees with 23 student-free days for professional learning and collaboration with colleagues and families. All instructional staff will report in early August, 2018 (exact calendar TBD).

Common Building Hours: All teachers are expected to maintain hours of 8:00 - 4:00 pm and 8:00-5:00 one day a week for Professional Development.

SUPERVISION

This position reports to: Director of RTI and works in close collaboration with HS Principal.

OUR COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

At Lighthouse Community Public Schools we take good care of our employees. We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a competitive salary and generous health and retirement benefits (100% employee health coverage/50% for dependents; 8% employer-matching for retirement program; medical and dependent FSA).

TO APPLY:

People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit:


  • Resume

  • Cover Letter--Describing why you are an optimal fit for this position and your philosophy of teaching that describes how your instruction and leadership would support students achieving the Lighthouse mission

Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site.

Lighthouse Community Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.

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If you're interested in a meaningful job that allows you to positively impact someone's life, contact REACH! You can play a vital role in assisting individuals to actively participate in the community, live independently and become successfully employed. REACH transforms the lives of people with special needs through resources, innovative education, advocacy, communication and housing services.

Applicants must clear a health, fingerprint and reference screening, have a reliable vehicle, good driving record, proof of automobile insurance, and current First Aid/CPR certification. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

REACH offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401(k) Plan and Vacation benefits. Sick benefits for all employees.

Please e-mail resume to csanders@reach.services or apply in person at REACH 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd. Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670 (562) 946-0467 x402 or Fax (562) 944-1189

For more information, visit us at www.reach.services

Title: Training Counselor

Application Closing: When filled

Number of Positions: As needed

Salary: Based on Experience

Health and Welfare Benefits

Primary Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Delta Services Training Specialist or Team Director, provides direct educational services, vocational services and trains for practical application of skills and social behaviors necessary for optimum levels of independent/interdependent living and vocational life for consumers with adaptive needs. Provides direct implementation of all objectives as assigned by the Delta Services Training Specialist and participates in Kin groups that include consumers and family members. Lifting, pulling and pushing are primary activities of this job.


  1. To implement the vocational and independent living skills objectives as set out in the consumer’s individual support plan.

  2. To be knowledgeable regarding specific consumer needs and backgrounds.

  3. To participate in consumer IPP meeting and provide direct assistance to the consumer in the development of their Independent Living Skills and or vocational objectives.

  4. To maintain progress notes and publish progress notes regarding assigned consumers specific objectives.

  5. To maintain an up-do-date knowledge of the most current practices related to living independently and work.

  6. To recommend changes or additions in a consumers program that would upgrade services provided by Delta Services.

  7. To provide group and individual instruction in order to execute the individual support plans of each consumer.

  8. To transport consumers to and from vocational and training activities in the community, when necessary.

  9. Actively participate in all REACH safety programs.

  10. Other duties as assigned by the Training Specialist or Team Director.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field related to the training, housing and vocational training of people with adaptive needs and one years work experience in one of these fields with persons with adaptive needs; or an AA degree in a related field with two years of experience with people with adaptive needs; or proof of an active effort to pursue a degree or credential mentioned above and three years experience with people with adaptive needs.

Demonstrate teaching abilities, keen understanding of training and vocational needs of consumers with adaptive needs and an understanding of the current Developmental Disabilities System in the State of California; a demonstrated interest in gaining new information regarding current and best practices related to adult services; ability to establish friendships with consumers and their families. The understanding of augmentative communication strategies with an emphasis in facilitated communication. Must have a valid California driver’s license, automobile insurance, recent DMV printout with good driving record; and a reliable and safe vehicle; ability to lift 80 pounds; ability to work independently without direct supervision. Certification in CPR and First Aid. The ability to provide very clear and concise written and oral communications.

Application Procedure:

Submit job application to REACH, 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd., Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670, Attn: Caryn Sanders, Director of Human Resources (562) 946-0467 ex. 402 or e-mail to csanders@reach.services.

Selection Procedure:

All applicants shall be screened for minimum requirements. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to an interview. Thank you for your interest in REACH and Delta Services

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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If you're interested in a meaningful job that allows you to positively impact someone's life, contact REACH! You can play a vital role in assisting individuals to actively participate in the community, live independently and become successfully employed. REACH transforms the lives of people with special needs through resources, innovative education, advocacy, communication and housing services.

Applicants must clear a health, fingerprint and reference screening, have a reliable vehicle, good driving record, proof of automobile insurance, and current First Aid/CPR certification. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

REACH offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401(k) Plan and Vacation benefits. Sick benefits for all employees.

Please e-mail resume to csanders@reach.services or apply in person at REACH 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd. Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670 (562) 946-0467 x402 or Fax (562) 944-1189

For more information, visit us at www.reach.services

Title: Training Counselor

Application Closing: When filled

Number of Positions: As needed

Salary: Based on Experience

Health and Welfare Benefits

Primary Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Delta Services Training Specialist or Team Director, provides direct educational services, vocational services and trains for practical application of skills and social behaviors necessary for optimum levels of independent/interdependent living and vocational life for consumers with adaptive needs. Provides direct implementation of all objectives as assigned by the Delta Services Training Specialist and participates in Kin groups that include consumers and family members. Lifting, pulling and pushing are primary activities of this job.


  1. To implement the vocational and independent living skills objectives as set out in the consumer’s individual support plan.

  2. To be knowledgeable regarding specific consumer needs and backgrounds.

  3. To participate in consumer IPP meeting and provide direct assistance to the consumer in the development of their Independent Living Skills and or vocational objectives.

  4. To maintain progress notes and publish progress notes regarding assigned consumers specific objectives.

  5. To maintain an up-do-date knowledge of the most current practices related to living independently and work.

  6. To recommend changes or additions in a consumers program that would upgrade services provided by Delta Services.

  7. To provide group and individual instruction in order to execute the individual support plans of each consumer.

  8. To transport consumers to and from vocational and training activities in the community, when necessary.

  9. Actively participate in all REACH safety programs.

  10. Other duties as assigned by the Training Specialist or Team Director.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field related to the training, housing and vocational training of people with adaptive needs and one years work experience in one of these fields with persons with adaptive needs; or an AA degree in a related field with two years of experience with people with adaptive needs; or proof of an active effort to pursue a degree or credential mentioned above and three years experience with people with adaptive needs.

Demonstrate teaching abilities, keen understanding of training and vocational needs of consumers with adaptive needs and an understanding of the current Developmental Disabilities System in the State of California; a demonstrated interest in gaining new information regarding current and best practices related to adult services; ability to establish friendships with consumers and their families. The understanding of augmentative communication strategies with an emphasis in facilitated communication. Must have a valid California driver’s license, automobile insurance, recent DMV printout with good driving record; and a reliable and safe vehicle; ability to lift 80 pounds; ability to work independently without direct supervision. Certification in CPR and First Aid. The ability to provide very clear and concise written and oral communications.

Application Procedure:

Submit job application to REACH, 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd., Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670, Attn: Caryn Sanders, Director of Human Resources (562) 946-0467 ex. 402 or e-mail to csanders@reach.services.

Selection Procedure:

All applicants shall be screened for minimum requirements. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to an interview. Thank you for your interest in REACH and Delta Services

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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Work with a Great Team and Make a Difference in Others’ Lives! 

Buckelew Programs helps people with mental health and addiction challenges lead healthier, more independent lives by providing treatment and support services tailored to their unique needs. 

We currently have an opening for a part-time Employment Specialist to join our Buckelew Employment Services Program. As an Employment Specialist, you will work primarily with adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness to develop skills to gain and retain employment in the community.  You will complete vocational assessments, create individualized service plans and facilitate weekly orientations for potential new clients. In addition, you will connect with employers and vendors in placing clients in their positions.  This is a part-time 20 hour per week position with hours as agreed upon with the supervisor, typically Monday through Friday. 

Requirements:


  • Associate degree preferred in mental health or related field

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working in vocational services, preferably with persons with mental illness

  • Bilingual preferred 

  • Computer and office skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, email, fax, cloud-based programs, and Electronic Health records (EHR) 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Must be fluent in English (written and verbal); Spanish language skills a plus 

  • Ability to work autonomously with focused direction, advocate for team approach, utilize strong organizational skills, project appropriate confidence, listen well, problem solve in on-the-spot situations, remain calm and reassuring in unexpected situations 

  • Must have an interest in working with persons with mental and/or behavioral health disabilities 

  • Ability to work flexible hours required (generally normal business hours, with occasional flexibility needed for evening availability) 

  • Ability to work within with all the rules, regulations, and policies that govern agency compliance 

  • Must have a California driver’s license with an insurable driving record use of own vehicle (mileage will be reimbursed). 

EOE/AA 

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Responsibilities:


Ensure the safety of staff and consumers by assessing consumer sites, partner with clinicians on crisis calls. Prepare electronic daily shift reports. Assist with dispatch, complete follow-up calls for the Atlanta area.


Qualifications:


High school diploma, bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of 1 year experience working with consumers with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.


MUST LIVE IN DEKALB OR GWINNETT COUNTY:


(Shifts: Tuesday - Saturday; 8a-4:30pm)


MUST LIVE IN GWINNETT OR FULTON COUNTY:


(Shifts: Tuesday - Saturday; 4pm-12:30am)


MUST LIVE IN FULTON OR DEKALB COUNTY:


(Shift: Tuesday - Saturday; 12am-8:30am)


 


 


Company Description

Behavioral Health Link (BHL) is a nationally accredited leader in crisis response. We operate the Georgia Crisis Access Line (GCAL). We combine rigorous training, research based tools and an integrated dispatch and monitoring process to ensure our mobile response teams are equipped and supported 24/7/365.

We offer a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees that includes medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, AD&D, 401(k), and paid time off. Our full and part-time employees are also eligible for additional voluntary benefits.

All new hires must pass drug and alcohol testing and a criminal background check.


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Conducts telephonic interviews or initial text and chat screening to gather appropriate information necessary to link individuals to the appropriate service using established protocols. Working in tandem with Clinicians, Care Consultants assist with the screening process to support Clinicians and individuals served in the triage and referral process.


Qualifications:



  • Graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with a minimum of 3 years of direct behavioral health experience or Masters’ degree with a minimum of 1 year of direct behavioral health experience.

  • Minimum of 6 months progressive responsible experience. Demonstrated knowledge of office procedure and protocols as well as various office equipment including personal computers, fax machines, and multi-telephone systems


 


Company Description

Behavioral Health Link (BHL) is a nationally accredited leader in crisis response. We operate the Georgia Crisis Access Line (GCAL). We combine rigorous training, research based tools and an integrated dispatch and monitoring process to ensure our mobile response teams are equipped and supported 24/7/365.

We offer a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees that includes medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, AD&D, 401(k), and paid time off. Our full and part-time employees are also eligible for additional voluntary benefits.

All new hires must pass drug and alcohol testing and a criminal background check.


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Job Description


Providing mental health assessments in hospitals for patients on legal holds.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



  • Responsible for providing clinical assessment and evaluation services to patients to determine levels of service needed, as well as coordination of referrals to a community resource or behavioral healthcare placement if

  • Consults with Intake department at inpatient hospitals about the acceptability of admissions.

  • Represents and distributes information about Wellcare services in a positive educational manner.

  • Current on referral sources and interacts effectively with patients, peers and other staff on appropriate patient treatment

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with physicians, nursing staff and health professional

  • Demonstrates good skills in assessing client's crisis and clinical

  • Prepares written report of assessment results in a timely manner (immediately following completed assessment) and includes recommendations for the level of care and treatment needs.

  • Provides pertinent clinical information to physician and nursing staff who will be reviewing the patient, to ensure a smooth transition for the


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Sedentary work; exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human


body. May involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:



  • Previous experience in working with psychiatric/mental health patients

  • Currently licensed as a RN, fully licensed LCPC, LCSW, LMFT, or licensed intern CPC-I/MFT-I in the state of Nevada

  • Maintain a valid Nevada Driver's License and insurance

  • Previous behavioral Health experience beneficial


License:



  • CPC-I/MFT-I in the state of Nevada (REQUIRED)

  • Currently licensed as a RN (REQUIRED)

  • Nevada Driver License(REQUIRED)

  • fully licensed, LCSW, LMFT in the state of Nevada (REQUIRED)


Job Type: Contract



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The functions of this position will primarily include triaging emergent after hours (AH) crisis calls, responding to referrals from the crisis clinic involving VCCC clients and CHI Franciscan coverage requests to evaluate individuals who have been admitted to the Emergency Department (ED). This position is primarily community based, requiring outreaches to hospitals throughout King County during times outside of the agency’s daily operational hours. The AH crisis outreach worker will meet the qualifications of an MHP, providing immediate response to calls from the Crisis Clinic including telephone triage with hospital social workers (SW), providing on call mental health crisis and risk assessment, stabilization and referral services for VCCC clients. Crisis Response is also provided for non VCCC clients; AH Crisis Response MHP will serve as the on call acting social worker at St. Elizabeth, Highline Medical Center and St. Francis hospital EDs in accordance with the agency’s contractual agreement with CHI Franciscan.


Essential Job Functions: (This is not the job description in its entirety)



  • Provide Crisis services to clients of VCCC including assessment, stabilization, support and referral services. These services may be provided by telephone or at hospitals as determined by the client’s need.

  • Function as a member of a work team in an Emergency Room setting, coordinating mental health crisis interventions/dispositions with other team members, internal and external providers and clients.

  • Prepare and submit Service Notes, Crisis Response Logs, Mental Health Assessments, Safety Plans and other necessary documentation within 24 hours of completing an outreach.

  • Document any/all after hours client engagement and provision of services.

  • Provide assistance in identifying and linking clients to appropriate community-based services and supports (primary care, mental health and/or substance abuse treatment, housing, financial benefits, etc.)


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Minimum of MA/MS in Behavioral Sciences field plus 2 years of clinical experience providing treatment.

  • Must meet the qualifications as a Mental Health Professional (MHP) as set forth in WAC 388-865-0150; RCW 71.05.020(27) and RCW 71.34.020(14).

  • Obtain Agency Affiliated Counselor registration within 2 weeks of hire


  • Suicide assessment and intervention training in accordance with King County Policies and Procedures.



  • Experience working in hospital settings (preferred).

  • Professional background working with populations who are at risk for psychiatric hospitalization


Our caring, professional staff is Valley Cities’ most important asset – the very heart and center of who we are. Every day, we strive to ensure that your experience working at Valley Cities reflects the importance of your role as we carry out our mission.


We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, retirement, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. Please send resume & cover letter to our Human Resources Department: Email: employment@valleycities.org, FAX 253-661-8644 or directly to Valley Cities/HR, 325 W Gowe St, Kent, WA 98032.


We are dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment & embrace the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.


 


Company Description

Valley Cities is a community behavioral health center established by the people of South King County in 1965. Today, we operate comprehensive outpatient clinics in Auburn, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Kent, Meridian (Northgate), Midway (Des Moines), Rainier Beach, and Renton.


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Description:

Providence is calling a full time, day shift Crisis Care LVN to Providence TrinityCare Hospice based in Torrance, California.

This position will provide coverage for LA and Orange counties, 8:00am-4:30pm.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience.

To learn more about TrinityCare Hospice please click on the video link: http://california.providence.org/trinitycare/

In this position you will:


  • Act as a contact for information and coordination of the initial Providence TrinityCare Hospice services from physicians, insurance companies, discharge planners and other outside referral sources


  • Provide access for new patients to Providence TrinityCare Hospice services


Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:


  • Graduate of an accredited Practical or Vocational Nursing program


  • Currently licensed as an LVN in the state of California


  • Possess and maintain current BLS certification


  • Minimum 1-year professional nursing experience


  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and / or PH&S / TrinityCare Hospice requirements


  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organizational skills


  • Demonstrates understanding of hospice philosophy and concept and understands the needs of the terminally ill


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bilingual in Spanish / English strongly preferred


  • Community health / hospice / palliative care or medical / surgical experience


About the hospice you will serve.

Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.

As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: California-Torrance

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Job Title: Case Manager

Location: San Francisco, Tenderloin

Program: The Forensic Housing Program (FHP)

Classification: Full Time Non-Exempt with Benefits

Reports to: Sr. Program Manager

Salary: $23.24-$24.24/HR based on a 37.5 HR Work Week

(Depending on education, experience, and language capacity)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan

Agency Overview:

LSS of Northern California (LSS) is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing and money management. LSS responds when people become vulnerable because of homelessness, mental illness, substance use or disaster. Providing support services and compassionate guidance, we help individuals and families to stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

Program Description:

The Forensic Housing Program (FHP) provides transitional supportive housing in collaboration with local city and county programs. The goal of the program is to ensure immediate access to housing and supportive services to post-incarcerated homeless persons living with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco, with the longer term objective of access to safe, decent and affordable permanent housing. The program provides coordinated case management support to help these individuals better stabilize their lives. Additional program services include housing advocacy, money management services, linkages to HIV prevention, access to benefits counseling/advocacy, workshops/groups focused on teaching basic life skills, access to medical care, access to oral health care, and access to behavioral health services targeting post-incarcerated individuals living with HIV/AIDS in the city and county of San Francisco. This hotel is a 51 unit SRO building in the Tenderloin with 30 units dedicated to this program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide case management and social service coordination for program participants including assessments, crisis intervention, harm reduction, and client advocacy.

  • Implement individual service plans in conjunction with the client, program and community case manager.

  • Assist program participants in securing appropriate independent permanent housing, including help with gathering necessary documentation, help filling out applications, help filing appeals, and working with city programs or private landlords.

  • Identify program participants in need of services and maintain awareness of their overall health status.

  • Promote self-sufficiency and independence as appropriate.

  • Facilitate and coordinate money management services in conjunction with the referring case manager.

  • Observe client confidentiality & HIPAA protocols.

  • Maintain the program's standard of documentation of case management services; keep accurate records, files, correspondence & statistics in both written form and via data entry.

  • Maintain a strength-based perspective.

  • Treat others with respect and courtesy, striving for open and honest working relationships.

  • Maintain high ethical standards when dealing with others.

  • Demonstrate good judgment and common sense.

  • Prepare reports and presentations of information as required.

  • Serve as liaison/advocate with outside social and health agencies.

  • Provide current information and referrals regarding services and community resources to residents and staff through case management, program meetings, groups, and staff meetings.

  • Work in collaboration with other on-site staff to facilitate community relations, provide guidance and conflict resolution as needed.

  • Attend and participate in participant, program, and agency meetings and trainings as assigned.

  • Work with FHP Program Coordinator to conduct activities and events for all program participants.

  • Evening hours may be required to assist with particular events from time to time.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience providing direct support services to vulnerable populations, preferably in the non-profit or public sector; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds, especially those who are homeless, formerly homeless, or have been at risk of being homeless.

  • Ability to work independently, make effective decisions and utilize supervision as needed.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities.

  • Strong communication, writing and analytic skills.

  • Experience with using Motivational Interviewing and Harm Reduction counseling techniques preferred.

  • Experience in addressing the areas of substance abuse, chronic mental and physical health issues in the homeless and formerly incarcerated population.

  • Experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Experience providing social services in a residential setting preferred.

  • Experience working collaboratively with other agencies.

  • Literacy and experience in using computer software such as Web Browsers, MS Outlook/Word/Excel, and other database programs.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and operate a computer for extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to hold objects, writing instruments, or files; and talk, hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to see, review and share the organizations bills, payments, financial statements, and physical accounting files with other accounting staff; the incumbent will also have access to the organization’s banking and other highly confidential financial information. Because of this, the incumbent must have the ability to perform the job at the location of the organization’s accounting staff.

The employee may be required to travel to locations within the regional areas of LSS. This may require standing in lines and while traveling the employee may be exposed to vibration while driving a car. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally travel outside in varied weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title: Case Manager

Program: Achieving Change Together (ACT)

Classification: Regular Full Time with Benefits

Reports to: Program Manager - Housing Services

Starting Salary: $33,000-35,000 depending on experience

Work hours: 7.5 hour workday – 5 day work week

Agency Overview: Lutheran Social Services of Northern California is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing, case management and money management.

Mission Statement: Lutheran Social Services of Northern California’s mission is to promote stability and honor the dignity of those we serve by providing supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency.

Program Overview: Achieving Change Together (ACT) is a case management program for single chronically homeless individual adults who have left homelessness and are living in permanent housing. Many are in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addictions, have mental health diagnoses, or are dually diagnosed. Many have experienced domestic violence. Case management services assist in achieving and maintaining stability as well as self-improvement and self-sufficiency.

Qualifications:

· Maintain a strength-based perspective

· Strong understanding of the “housing first” model

· Provide diverse services to diverse people

· Treat others with respect and courtesy, striving for open and honest working relationships

· Maintain high ethical standards when dealing with others

· Demonstrate good judgment and common sense

· BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a major in a behavioral science, and 2-3 years experience in the human services field

· Ability to work with low-income adults from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds who have a history of homelessness

· Professional experience working with clients who have AOD dependencies, mental health disabilities, dual-diagnosis, and/or domestic violence histories

· Ability to access community-based services and to collaborate with other service providers

· Good writing and analytical skills and ability to utilize and navigate computer

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to work independently, make effective decisions and utilize supervision as needed

· Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

· Ability to multi-task and set priorities

· Ability to develop and facilitate relevant life skills group workshops and activities

· Must have a valid CA Driver License, current registration and required insurance in accordance with California Vehicle Code requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Provide case management to individuals who have left homelessness and now reside in permanent housing under the “housing first” model

· Support the development of client-focused treatment plans

· Provide initial and ongoing client assessment

· Provide crisis intervention, referrals, and collaborative consult with any service providers working with client

· Work with clients to establish case plans that address critical needs such as mental health and AOD treatment, education, employment, budgeting and parenting skills.

· Assist clients in attaining all eligible benefits (SSI, SSDI, Cal Works, MediCal)

· Maintain up-to-date file documentation, accurate written case files for each client, including case notes, treatment plans, quarterly summaries and other program reports and assessments, as well as other record keeping as required by the agency

· Attend housing services staff meetings and program meetings

· Serve as a role model to guiding clients and facilitating appropriate behavior regarding daily living skills, self-care, personal interaction, social relationships and constructive time management

· Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager

>> Apply here: https://iras.essclientservices.com/default.aspx?content=cli_05370_ATSHome&sp=cli_05370_sp&clientid=05370&version=2

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