1. B.A. Degree in a social science field or equivalent years’ experience working in residential setting with this or a similar population, OR two years’ full-time experience in a residential setting or working with the population served. B.A. Degree and work experience strongly preferred.
2. Meet the minimum training and experience requirements of CA’s Division of Community Care Licensing.
3. Demonstrated understanding of the developmental milestones of children or youth to provide care, treatment and services.
4. Demonstrated cultural responsiveness in working with diverse families and communities.
5. Clean driving record; current CA Driver’s License required, or ability to obtain within 10 days after hire.
6. Basic computer and keyboarding competence with the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and/or competency with electronic clinical documentation systems.
1. Experience with or knowledge of designing, supervising, monitoring, changing, and discontinuing individualized behavioral interventions.
2. One (1) or more years’ experience with program target population preferred (Example: intellectually disabled, homeless, teens or young adults, emotionally disturbed); at least one year experience with program modality (example: school-based, residential, mobile/community-based, assertive community treatment, wraparound, etc.).
3. Demonstrated ability to assess, triage and organize work.
4. Demonstrated ability in using a strength-based, culturally competent approach to supervision, participant and community service.
5. Experience with relevant evidence-based practices (e.g., CBT, DBT, trauma-informed approaches).
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 can, at times, be loud but is, 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 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.
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 able to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.
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 Pro-ACT techniques (or other agency approved crisis de-escalation training).
6. Must be able to physically monitor participants to ensure they do not hurt themselves or others.
7. The job has potential for injury or harm and the ability to assess and avoid threats posed by participants and the community is necessary to maintain safety.
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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