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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: 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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Community Resources for Independent Living

Mobility Travel Trainer -- Tri-Valley (Livermore)

(Full Time, Non-Exempt, benefited)

Salary: $17.50/hour

Send resume and cover letter with Subject: Mobility Travel Trainer -- Tri Valley (Livermore)

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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PRINCIPAL SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELOR, FULL TIME SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT OUTPATIENT PROGRAM POSITION DESCRIPTION AND JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Union Position Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc. (Horizons), established in 1965, is a community-based organization located in the Mission District, and offers substance use prevention, treatment, employment, mental health and gender specific services, for Latino and other youth of color, ages 12 to 26, and their families, residing in the Mission District and the city and county of San Francisco.

Position Title: Principal Substance Use Counselor

Reports To: Executive Director (interim basis)

Program Summary : The Substance Use Outpatient Treatment Program (OP) provides culturally-rooted services that address the needs of youth in our community through individual, group, and family counseling, case management, collateral, and other healing-focused strategies such as art and music therapy, medicinal drumming, etc. Services are provided onsite, in the community including other CBOs, Juvenile Hall and San Francisco County Jails, at participating schools.

Responsibilities:

· Provide culturally and linguistically competent Substance Use Outpatient Treatment Services to youth and young adults ages 10-26.

· Work closely to with SFUSD and other City Department staff to coordinate referrals and service implementation to enhance a client’s experience and success in the program.

· Develop and implement an outreach plan and corresponding activities for the purpose of engaging youth in programming.

· Work collaboratively with Agency staff to increase knowledge and participation in OP services and initiatives, and support the facilitation of, and increase in, referrals and program support.

· Conduct client intakes, screening, and assessments to determine needs, strengths, supports, etc.

· Develop strength-based Plans of Care for each client and consistently monitor progress.

· Conduct individual, group, and family counseling, including follow-ups.

· Document and maintain up to date client files, progress notes, and plans of care while ensuring confidentiality, according to clinical procedures.

· Track client services and enter them into the AVATAR system on a daily basis, and within 24-48 of service provision.

· Act as an advocate for clients and families to ensure quality and responsive service delivery.

· Provide case management and collateral services that includes communicating regularly with schools, probation officers, social workers, family members and other caregivers, regarding client’s treatment progress, etc., when appropriate.

· Accumulate knowledge of, and coordinate services with other providers, when appropriate.

· Provide coordination support to achieve the mission and objectives of the Outpatient Program.

· Attend weekly Encuentro Clinical meetings, bi-weekly All Staff meetings and other funding source and required meetings.

· Attend all required trainings, including DMC ODS, documentation, other training's to stay abreast of program and service requirements.

· Participate in all relevant trainings (ASAM, DMC ODS, documentation, etc) to ensure knowledge and implementation of funding source requirement. · Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director, Treatment and Gender-Specific Programs.

· A minimum of 2.5 years working with at risk youth and their families.

· Must be a State Certified Counselor (or enrolled in an accredited institution and in the process of obtaining certification), through the CCAPP California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals certification credential (CADC) or equivalent organization.

· Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

· Knowledge in Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, MET/CBT 5 treatment models.

· Knowledgeable of clinical treatment, healing arts, intervention techniques, and approaches to youth development. · Knowledge and ability to use Avatar system for all documentation.

· Experience working with youth within the juvenile justice system, youth with disabilities, youth with co-occurring disorders, and/or gang-affiliated, etc.

· Able to maintain confidential, accurate, and complete records including documentation of daily encounters; progress notes; weekly and monthly reports, etc.

· Must be a self-starter and able to organize/coordinate services/workflow in a flexible setting.

· Excellent organizational, communication, written, and verbal skills.

· Ability to work as a member of a team and work outside of regular business hours (that may include evenings, weekends, before and after hours).

· If in recovery, must be clean and sober for at least two continuous years.

· Must be able to pass a background check and clear a TB test before first day of employment.

· Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to operate the agency van.

This is a full-time, permanent position after successful completion of a 6-month probation period. Eligible for benefits (medical, dental, vision plan, accidental life and AD&D insurance) on the 1st of the month following 1 full month of continuous employment. Other benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. The hourly wage ranges from $21.34-$24.73.

 

Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, culture, age, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. Women and People Of Color Are Encouraged To Apply.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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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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.

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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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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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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 

"¡Hablamos Español! Atención Leah"

FFA Riverside License # 330600001

FFA West Covina License # 197805881

Adoptions Riverside License # 336424024

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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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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

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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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Part Time Clinical Supervisor of Child Development 

 The mission of Parisi House on the Hill is to end the cycle of drug and alcohol dependence of our clients, all of whom are mothers. We are Santa Clara County’s first mother-and-child residential alcohol and drug treatment facility, allowing mothers to focus on their six-month treatment program without the emotional distress caused when separated from their children. We provide living facilities for 20 mothers and 22 children who have made the choice to end the cycle of substance abuse.

Parisi House on the Hill has an immediate need for a full-time Clinical Supervisor, reporting to the Program Director. The Clinical Supervisor is critical to our ability to continue to deliver our evidence-based programs that address the needs of recovery while valuing the unification of mothers and their children. This position provides comprehensive clinical oversight, training, and support to staff providing residential level of care Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment services to women with children. The Clinical Supervisor ensures clinical staff provide services in accordance with all applicable County, State, and Federal regulations and statutes, using evidence based practices whenever possible.

The Clinical Supervisor provides daily supervision to our team of up to 6 counselors, 6 Child Development employees, and other coordinators and interns. This includes hiring, goal setting, professional development and performance management. This role is responsible for compliance by monitoring charting and documentation for accuracy and completeness, reviewing data entry into Welligent EHR system and for completing required reports to external agencies.

This position requires a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LMFT, LCSW) with at least 2 years clinical supervisor experience in substance abuse treatment and 2+ years experience managing staff. We require experience working with women and children who are affected by SUD. Experience in a residential treatment facility is a plus. The selected candidate must have knowledge of all relevant federal, state and county guidelines, and be proficient in Drug Medi-Cal documentation requirements. We require written and verbal communication skills to present information in one-on-one and small group situations and to prepare business correspondence. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin or Tagalog is a plus. This position uses common software programs such as MS Outlook.

The person we choose will have reliable transportation to offsite meetings and must pass required background screening.

Our average salary range for this position is $64,000 - $70,000 per year.

We offer a comprehensive benefits program including Kaiser, dental, vision, and life insurance. We have a 401(k) plan with company matching funds, 12 holidays and 3 weeks of PTO to start. We are located in a lovely, semi-rural setting, away from the bustle of the rest of Silicon Valley.

If you are a dedicated clinical professional looking for an opportunity to make an impact, this may be the role for you. If you have a passion for helping others, particularly women in recovery, we want to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: $64,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year 

Please send your resume to info@parisihoth.org.  

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Job Description


Who We Are:   Founded as sister orphanages in 1894 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Mary’s of the Angels Home in Syosset and Angel Guardian Home in Brooklyn, MercyFirst today offers an integrated continuum of care for children in need, from birth through adolescence, including children who have been abused and neglected; youth with serious emotional problems; teenagers and young adults who are without family; and families coping with the stress and pressures of poverty, domestic violence, mental illness, and substance abuse.

Education Requirements: Masters Degree in Social Work or related field.

Responsibilities:



  • adhering to agency policy and procedures and those of the Office of Refugee Resettlement;

  • providing assessment, group sessions and individual crisis support as well as maintaining a safe and secure therapeutic environment in the milieu

  • Applying agency approved methods of behavior modification and therapeutic interventions

  • Assist in role modeling the 7 Sanctuary Commitments and support an environment conducive to the resident’s development in the Sanctuary Model.

  • Demonstrate efforts to understand residents’ trauma histories and psychosocial factors and ensure all appropriate intervention to decrease or prevent crisis during regular programing;

  • provide pro-active intervention to de-escalate and or prevent crisis situations from disrupting program and contributing to an unsafe environment

  • Implement treatment team recommendations and working in a collaborative relationship with clinical, casework, YSC and CST staff

  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of critical incident, SIR reports and progress notes.

  • Assist the residents in utilizing safety plan and counsel when needed to avoid program disruption.

  • To cultivate a relationship of trust and respect with the residents that will support them in time of crisis.

  • Report directly to the Lead Clinician.

**21 Hours weekly; Flexible work schedule, evening and weekend hours

Our Mission:  MercyFirst, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, inspires hope and promotes healing for children and families by providing quality human services and educational opportunities while advocating for social change.

 



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Teen Crisis Intervention Specialist

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Job no: 503413

Work type: Staff Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst

Department: Center for Women and Community

Union: PSU

Categories: Counseling/Health/Wellness, Professional Staff Union (PSU), Student Affairs & Services

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Center for Women & Community (CWC) Co-Director for Counseling & Rape Crisis Services, works effectively with CWC counseling team and provides short term peer counseling, crisis intervention, medical and legal advocacy to adolescent survivors, non-offending family members and significant other.

Essential Functions


  • Provides short term peer counseling, crisis intervention, medical, legal and academic advocacy, and case management for adolescent survivors residing in Hampshire County.


  • Responsibilities include meeting and communicating with other service providers about clients.


  • Maintains systems for obtaining parental consent for services, or documenting mature minor status.


  • Organizes and facilitates support groups addressing issues common to adolescent survivors.


  • Develops and maintains outreach on behalf of the CWC Specialized Teen Services program.


  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with a range of community stakeholders.


  • Maintains protocols for support referrals with community programs, agencies, and institutions.


  • Provides consultation and training on issues of direct service provision for teens.


  • Assists CWC education staff in developing training curriculum.


  • Prepares, analyzes, and maintains administrative and program records and statistics; participates in site visits and program reviews.


  • Participates in CWC organizational and departmental staff meetings, clinical meetings, and trainings.


  • Assists CWC counseling staff in training and supervision of CWC volunteers.


  • Participates on relevant community committees and task forces, as assigned.


  • Provide night & weekend on-call coverage, as scheduled by CWC Co-Director of Counseling and Rape Crisis Services.


Other Functions


  • Performs related duties, as assigned or required, to meet Department, Executive Area/Division, and University goals and objectives.


  • Understands responsibilities with respect to Title IX, Clery, and other compliance requirements.


  • Demonstrates capacity, skill and willingness to engage students, and contribute to student success.


  • Works collaboratively with other campus stakeholders to fulfill the mission of Student Affairs and Campus Life.


  • Understands responsibilities, with respect to conflicts of interest, and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with University policy.


  • Contributes toward creating a positive and respectful workplace, defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaboration.


  • Understands and contributes to the implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity.


  • Uses access to sensitive and/or not yet public University related information only in the performance of responsibilities of position and exercises care to prevent unnecessary disclosure to others.


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)


  • Bachelors Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a closely related field, and two years relevant counseling experience.


  • Experience working with survivors of sexual and relationship violence and trauma required.


  • Demonstrated understanding of empowerment model, trauma informed care, and access to services for under-served populations.


  • Driver's license and access to car required.


  • Effective administrative and organizational skills, including grant reporting; and computer skills (database experience; Microsoft Office suite).


  • Demonstrated experience providing culturally responsive programs and services for diverse cultural and linguistic populations.


  • Position requires regular evening and some weekend hours.


Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)


  • Masters degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or closely related field, and one year relevant counseling experience.


  • Completion of Rape Crisis Counselor or Domestic Violence Counselor training through a recognized Sexual Assault or Domestic Violence agency.


  • Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and/or Portuguese) highly desirable.


Physical Demands/Working Conditions


  • Work in a noisy, crisis response environment


  • Ability to travel to other work-related sites


Additional Details

Work Schedule - Monday Friday; 8:30am-5:00pm;

Required to work some nights and weekends; including On-Call coverage

Salary Information

Level 26

PSU salary schedule

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information of three professional references by the priority deadline of November 8, 2019 in order to ensure consideration.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Oct 16 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

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