1. High School Diploma or GED.
2. Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends when needed.
3. Ability to work as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary mental health team.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of the developmental milestones of children or youth.
5. Clean driving record; current CA Driver’s License required, or ability to obtain within 10 days after hired.
6. Basic computer and keyboarding competence with the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.
1. B.A. Degree in social science discipline or two (2) years’ work experience.
2. Experience with target population (youth, young adults, intellectually disabled youth, etc.) and/or in a milieu setting.
3. One (1) year or more experience with program target population (intellectually disabled, homeless, teens or young adults, SED).
4. One (1) year or more experience with program modality (example: school-based, residential, mobile/community-based, assertive community treatment, wraparound, etc.)
The physical demands and work environment 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 to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and, at all times, maintained within safe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CAL/OSHA) standards.
1. Communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, supervisors, and participants.
2. Prepares clearly and concisely written reports and summaries.
3. Must be able to comprehend, follow, and clearly convey instructions to others.
4. Must be computer proficient and be able to work on a computer for up to 5 hours per week.
1. Must be able to bend, lift as much as 25 lbs., and walk up to a mile at one time.
2. Must be able to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.
3. Must be able to physically hold aggressive participants, if required and trained, according to principles taught at the agency.
4. Must be licensed and have the ability and skill to drive cars, vans, or other vehicles.
5. Must be able to respond quickly to emergencies, and to learn and implement self-defense maneuvers (or other agency approved training).
6. Must be able to physically monitor participants to ensure they do not hurt themselves or others.
7. The job has a potential for injury or harm and the ability to assess and avoid threats posed by participants and the community is necessary to maintain safety.