1. B.A. degree from accredited college or university or equivalent years of related work experience.
2. Demonstrated sensitivity and responsiveness with diverse cultural and ethnic groups required.
3. Valid California driver’s license is required with a clean driving record.
4. Valid California Driver’s License is required with a clean driving record or ability to obtain within 10 days after hire.
5. Basic computer and keyboarding competence with the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.
6. Must have access to dependable transportation and personal car insurance, meeting minimum liability coverage required for position
1. A minimum of two years post-college experience working with or providing mental health counseling to teens or transition age youth living with mental illness, developmental/intellectual disability, and/or severe emotional disturbance, often with unstable housing situations.
2. Experience delivering career development, job development, or vocational services.
3. One or more years of experience working with socioeconomically and culturally diverse populations.
4. Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
5. Knowledge of employment, educational, and healthcare resources in Alameda or Contra Costa County.
6. Bilingual in Spanish.
7. M.A. Degree in relevant field.
1. Communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, supervisors, and youths.
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 20 hours per week.
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 is within safe OSHA standards.
1. Possesses the ability to actively participate in and supervise youth’s recreational activities, including noncompetitive sports.
2. Must be able to bend, lift as much as 25 lbs., and walk up to a mile at one time.
3. Must be licensed and have the ability and skill to drive cars, vans, or other vehicles for up to two (2) hours at a time.
4. Must be able to respond quickly to emergencies, and to learn and implement self-defense maneuvers, and to physically monitor youth to ensure they do not hurt themselves or others. Job may be dangerous if the individual cannot assess and avoid threats posed by youth.
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Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (PPO or HMO options)
Employer matching 401(k) retirement plan
Employer paid life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Account (both medical and dependent care)
8 Paid holidays
21 days of Paid Time Off