SAY San Diego: A GREAT PLACE TO WORK!

SAY San Diego has been selected as a Top Workplace Award winner for 4 years in a row, qualifying SAY as one of the best places to work in San Diego, based on employee surveys.

In our list of current job openings below, click on the links for more information about each position if applicable.

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Open Positions


Title Program Director – Behavioral Health
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

The Program Director is within the Youth, Adult and Family Wellness (YAFW) Unit of SAY San Diego, reporting to the Vice President of YAFW. The Program Director provides overall administrative management of the school based behavioral health (EPSDT and MHSA) and Breaking Cycles program in the Central region of San Diego, serving youth ages 5-21. The Program Director is responsible for general management functions, clinical supervision and contract compliance. Serves as a liaison between behavioral health and other SAY programs, community partners, County staff and the broader community. Position also participates in a broad-based network of other staff directors and managers, and includes external relations. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • LCSW, MFT in State of California
  • Licensed 2+ years
  • License in good standing with California Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • 2 years of management experience and 3 years of clinical experience
  • Experienced in meeting facilitation, coalition building and public speaking
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for job-related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The ability to take initiative, work independently, and manage multiple competing priorities
  • Possess excellent supervisory skills and experience in staff development
  • Possess the ability to take initiative, be self-directed and work independently
  • Communication skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, collaborative partners and the public
  • Knowledge/ability to support electronic and social media campaign strategies
  • Demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit and attitude
  • Knowledge and understanding of socio-economic and multicultural issues in the community
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Community organizing skills
  • Program management and problem solving skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies
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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 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 Case Manager I – First 5 First Steps
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I is responsible for providing regular, long-term, primarily in-home support with families for the First 5 First Steps Program in the Central/North Central Region. Duties include: conducting assessments, implementing in-home parent education activities, facilitating group parent meetings, and maintaining case records. This position works with Military families. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Human Services, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Experience working with families with multiple needs
  • Competency and experience in working with people from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds
  • Experience working with teens, military families and/or immigrants and refugees desirable
  • Access to reliable transportation and willingness to use for job-related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and data entry
  • Ability to establish rapport and develop trusting relationships
  • Capacity to write accurate case notes
  • Knowledge of infant and child development
  • Familiarity with community resources for infants, children and families
  • Ability to maintain boundaries between personal and professional life
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Title Case Manager I, Bilingual – First 5 First Steps
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I is responsible for providing regular, long-term, primarily in-home support with families for the First 5 First Steps Program in the Central/North Central Region. Duties include: conducting assessments, implementing in-home parent education activities, facilitating group parent meetings, and maintaining case records. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.  See complete job description and requirements.

*SAY San Diego has two positions open. One will be located at the FRC and the other at O’Farrell.*

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Human Services, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Experience working with families with multiple needs
  • Competency and experience in working with people from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds
  • Experience working with teens, military families and/or immigrants and refugees desirable
  • Access to reliable transportation and willingness to use for job-related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and data entry
  • Ability to establish rapport and develop trusting relationships
  • Capacity to write accurate case notes
  • Knowledge of infant and child development
  • Familiarity with community resources for infants, children and families
  • Ability to maintain boundaries between personal and professional life
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Title Professional Collector – CBT
Categories Social Services
Salary $11.82 per hour
Hours 10-20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Professional Collector is responsible for conducting collections from male participants in support of on-site and off-site urinalysis testing.  See complete job description and requirements. This position will test male samples, thus the ideal candidate must be male.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • At least 2 year driving experience preferred
  • Valid CA Driver license
  • Clean DMV printout (2 or less points)
  • Must have access to own reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures
  • Exceptional listening, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and prioritize when needed
  • Prior knowledge of drug and alcohol testing
  • Prior knowledge or history in the probation system
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.