SAY San Diego: A GREAT PLACE TO WORK!

SAY San Diego has been selected as a Top Workplace Award winner for 5 years in a row, qualifying SAY as one of the best places to work in San Diego, based on employee surveys.

SAY San Diego partnerships and services address the comprehensive needs of the entire individual or family rather than focusing on one symptom or problem. SAY engages the community to work collaboratively and works with systems such as law enforcement, schools, and local government to create positive change. SAY San Diego’s holistic approach enriches youth, empowers individuals and families, and engages communities.

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In our list of current job openings below, links to full job descriptions are available for each position if applicable.

SAY’s Open Positions


Title Social Enterprise Manager – Child & Youth Development
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

The Social Enterprise Manager is responsible for working with the program management team of the Child and Youth Development Unit, under the supervision of the VP-CYD, to develop opportunities and business plans, secure financing, and plan ongoing promotional activities for social enterprise programs in the areas of early childhood development and youth development. The approach will build on the efforts to date that generate significant revenues from fee-based preschool and after school programs. The goal of this position is to create more revenue-generating programs and projects that build on long-standing strengths and capabilities that the organization already possesses in child and youth development, while also advancing our service mandate and mission to reach a broader scope of socio-economically diverse San Diego families. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, Social Enterprise, Finance, Marketing or other related field; MBA preferred.
  • Experience in developing business/investment and/or marketing plans required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating more educational enrichment opportunities for youth and families, in keeping with the SAY San Diego mission, required.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use if for job related tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, ability to highlight and explain relevant data.
  • Strong financial analysis skills, ability create financial models and business plans preferred.
  • Demonstrable skills in project implementation, including performance monitoring, budget preparation and tracking.
  • Strong team player that can work cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of best practices in social enterprise preferred.
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Title Part-Time Program Educator I – Reflections
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 4 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Educator is directly responsible to the Program director. This position facilitates groups to a juvenile justice population at Reflections Day Treatment. The Program Educator provides group counseling, psychoeducation, and substance abuse education. See the complete job description and requirements. This position is part-time and works 4 (four) hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, counseling or related field.
  • 1 year experience working with youth.
  • Knowledge and experience working with minority populations.
  • Direct experience/expertise in working with youth involved with the juvenile justice system, substance abuse, gang activity and child abuse.
  • Experience in providing casework/case management and group services.
  • Experience using spreadsheets, database and word processing software.
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for job-related tasks.
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly.
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Title Psychiatrist – EPSDT (Independent Contractor)
Categories Social Services
Salary $150 per hour
Hours 6
Status Non-exempt
Description

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Consultant Psychiatrist diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders in an outpatient setting in San Diego County. The focus of this program is to provide intensive outpatient behavioral health services, case management and medication management for youth who are Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and experience co-occurring substance use disorders utilizing a comprehensive approach that is community based, client driven, trauma informed and culturally competent. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • MD
  • California license in good standing
  • Current D.E.A number
  • Board eligible in Child and Adolescent or Adolescent psychiatry

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Trained in Cerner Electronic Health Record (previously known as ANASAZI)
  • Bilingual

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to accurately assess and intervene effectively in crisis situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain diagnostic and psychotropic relationships and to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to work with patients that are dually diagnosed in mental health and substance use disorders
  • Ability to prepare reports and records of services rendered
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with regard to sensitive or proprietary information or materials
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Will not be debarred or excluded from participation in Federal programs by the General Services Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services of the Inspector General and any California Medi-Cal Programs
  • Must pass fingerprint background check (Live Scan)
  • Must have TB clearance

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume directly to Alicia Blair at gro.o1534783808geidn1534783808asyas1534783808@rial1534783808ba1534783808 | Phone: 619-283-9624 ext 332 | Fax: 619-641-7656

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Title Inclusion Aides
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $11.50 – $12.50 per hour
Hours 17.5 – 19.5 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Inclusion Aides encourage child participation in after school activities. Special education background and experience with the process of including children with special needs in an after school program.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Minimum 6 months experience in the supervision/management of children.
  • Special education, child or youth development background.
  • Experience providing inclusive programs to children
  • 48 college units completed OR a passed CAPE test OR 12 units in Child Developement or related major.
  • Personality and character traits suited to the care of children with special needs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to recognize limitations of children.
  • Favorable pre-employment TB test and health screening required.
  • Favorable pre-employment DOJ/FBI fingerprinting clearance and child abuse index processing required.
  • Current CPR and First aid certificate must be provided within 30 days of employment.
  • Immunization Records (influenza, pertussis and measles) within 30 days of employment.
  • Access to reliable transportation required.
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Title Youth Leaders
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $11.50 – $11.90 per hour
Hours 15 – 25 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Youth Leaders assist with the implementation of the Extended Day, before and after school programs (Elementary or Middle School), on a public school site within the San Diego Unified School District. Actively participate with children in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including any or all of the following: physical fitness, organized sports, academic projects, fine arts, and practical arts.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • A minimum of 6 months experience in the supervision and management of groups of children ages 5-14 years old.
  • 48 college units completed OR a passed CAPE test OR 12 units in Child Development or related major.
  • Favorable pre-employment TB test and health screening required.
  • Favorable pre-employment DOJ/FBI fingerprinting clearance and child abuse index processing required.
  • Current CPR and First aid certificate must be provided within 30 days of employment.
  • Immunization Records (influenza, pertussis and measles) within 30 days of employment.
  • Access to reliable transportation required.
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Title Psychiatrist – Reflections (Independent Contractor)
Categories Social Services
Salary $175 per hour
Hours 9
Status Non-exempt
Description

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Consultant Psychiatrist diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders in a day treatment setting for juvenile justice involved youth in San Diego County. The focus of this program is to provide intensive behavioral health services, case management and medication management for youth ages 12-17 who are Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) and experiencing co-occurring substance use disorders in a multidisciplinary, trauma informed and culturally competent setting. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • MD
  • California license in good standing
  • Current D.E.A number
  • Board eligible in Child and Adolescent or Adolescent psychiatry

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Trained in Cerner Electronic Health Record (previously known as ANASAZI)
  • Bilingual

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to accurately assess and intervene effectively in crisis situations
  • Ability to establish and maintain diagnostic and psychotropic relationships and to function as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to work with patients that are dually diagnosed in mental health and substance use disorders
  • Ability to prepare reports and records of services rendered
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with regard to sensitive or proprietary information or materials
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Will not be debarred or excluded from participation in Federal programs by the General Services Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services of the Inspector General and any California Medi-Cal Programs
  • Must pass fingerprint background check (Live Scan)
  • Must have TB clearance

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume directly to Megan Baker at vog.a1534783808c.ytn1534783808uocds1534783808@reka1534783808B.nag1534783808eM1534783808 | Phone: 619-463-1378 | Fax: 619-469-7279

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Title Preschool On-Call Substitute/Float*
Salary $11.60 – $12.80 per hour
Hours On-Call
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Preschool Teacher will be responsible for providing a safe, fun, and educational environment for children.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • 3+ years’ experience in supervision and care of infants and toddlers.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or Education preferred; 12 units ECE or Child Development units required.
  • Favorable pre-employment TB test and health screening required.
  • Favorable pre-employment DOJ/FBI fingerprinting clearance and child abuse index processing required.
  • Current CPR and First aid certificate must be provided within 30 days of employment.
  • Immunization Records (influenza, pertussis and measles) within 30 days of employment.
  • Access to reliable transportation required.

*On-Call staff are hired to cover work hours when the permanent staff assigned to those hours are not available. On-Call staff hours will vary day to day and week to week depending on staff availability and available work. All assignments and hours are based on open positions, enrollment and ratios. Staff will be notified as hours become available. Staff will be given at least a 24 hours’ notice of change in schedule or hours.

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Title Center Supervisor – Cadman Preschool
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $18.70 – $19.60
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Center Supervisor will implement an innovative preschool program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching, supervising and implementing the educational school readiness experiences for children. Opening is located at the Preschool Program at the Cadman Elementary School in the Clairemont area of San Diego. This is more than a “job” we are looking for staff that has the desire to provide a safe, fun, educational environment for children ages 3 – 5 years old.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • 12 core semester units in Early Childhood Education/Development plus 3 units in Administration or Staff Relations and 4 years teaching experience in a supervised group Child Care Center

ALTERNATIVE QUALIFICATIONS(one of the following):

  • Associate’s Degree in Child Development, 3 units Administration and 2 years teaching experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, 3 units Administration and 1 year teaching experience
  • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Program Director Permit

This is  40 hour per week positions with great benefits (while school is in session).

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Title Site Supervisor II – Miramar Ranch Elementary
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $15.50 – $16.95 per hour
Hours 30 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the daily operation and management of before and after school program: the coordination of overall program activities, the on-site supervision of student interactions, and monitoring of attendance, academic and enrichment activities/special events. Also provide leadership and supervision/support to site staff. Current opening is at Miramar Ranch Elementary School.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Minimum experience of one year (1-4 yrs. preferred), in the supervision and management of educational, and recreational programs for children ages 5 – 12 years old.
  • BA preferred in Child Development or Liberal Studies OR a minimum of 12 ECE units including an administration class.
  • Knowledge and competence of Microsoft Office.
  • Current CPR and First Aide must be provided within 30 days of employment.
  • Favorable pre-employment DOJ/FBI fingerprinting clearance and child abuse index processing required.
  • Favorable pre-employment TB test and health screening required.
  • Immunization Records (Influenza, Pertussis and Measles) must be provided within 30 days of employment.
  • Access to reliable transportation required.
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies.
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Title Bilingual Case Manager I – EPSDT
Categories Social Services
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I provides services to a caseload of culturally diverse individuals and/or families including comprehensive assessment, information, referral, case planning, supportive services and evaluation of job skills and areas of job development.  Bilingual in English/Spanish required.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Minimum of one year experience providing job related activities
  • Competency and experience in working with diverse cultures
  • Valid CA Driver License
  • Access to reliable transportation and able to use it for job related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience of San Diego, its resources and services
  • Knowledge of employment resources
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Highly organized
  • Knowledge of relevant resources within the community
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Title Bilingual Clinician I – Community Assessment Team
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Clinician I provides counseling, education, and prevention services to children, youth, and families referred to us through other agencies or within this agency. Bilingual English and Spanish is required. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field. MSW/LCSW preferred.  License eligible.  LCSW/MFT licensing supervisions provided.
  • Direct experience/expertise in working with youth involved with the juvenile justice system, substance abuse, gang activity, and child abuse.
  • Experience in providing casework/case management services.
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for job-related tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience working with minority populations.
  • Strong clinical skills in family therapy, group, and multi-family group therapy, and parent education.
  • Possess and maintain positive and supportive relationships with coworkers.
  • Be able to maintain accurate knowledge about the agency, its programs and service.
  • Accurately represent the agency to and maintain positive working relationships with the general public, clients, funding sources, government bodies, etc.
  • Communicate positive and negative feedback from the community through your supervisor to management.
  • Utilize appropriate opportunities to purse positive public relations for the agency.
  • Knowledge of ETO software a plus.
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Title Maintenance Specialist – Viewridge
Categories Administrative
Salary $16.00 – $18.00
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Maintenance Specialist ensures that the SAY San Diego Viewridge facility is operating in good condition, is clean and presentable on a daily basis.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years building maintenance experience, including general repairs
  • A valid CA Driver’s License

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to work schedule: Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm
  • Knowledge of basic hand/power tools and their safety procedures
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft Word & Microsoft Outlook
  • Able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Interacts in a professional manner with all levels of employees, VP to entry level, etc.
  • Able to maintain a professional calm demeanor under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must have effective communication and decision making skills
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.