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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.

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Open Positions


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 Program Educator I – Dual Diagnosis
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Educator provides group services to youth in juvenile probation detention and field services programs. This position is to provide group counseling and psychosocial and substance abuse education. See the complete job description and requirements. 

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, counseling or related field.
  • One year of experience working with youth.
  • 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 jobelated tasks.
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience working with minority populations.
  • 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 Business Development Manager – CYD
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

The Business Development 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 Clinician I – Reflections
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Reflections Day Treatment is a partnership between SAY San Diego and San Diego County Probation Department. This position provides mental health and substance abuse treatment services in a day treatment setting to youth ages 12-17 who are involved in the juvenile justice system. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • MFT/LCSW preferred, but not required.
  • Registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (ASW or IMF).
  • License eligible; LCSW/LMFT licensing supervision provided.
  • Experience in working with youth involved with the juvenile justice system, substance abuse, gang activity, and child abuse.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge and experience working with minority populations.
  • Knowledge and experience working with dually diagnosed clients.
  • Strong clinical skills in family therapy, group, and multi-family group therapy, and parent education.
  • Knowledge of Cerner database, County required paperwork a plus.
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Title Grants Manager
Categories Development Unit
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Grants Manager plays a critical role in reaching development goals for the agency through government grants as well as private and corporate foundation opportunities. The Grants Manager has excellent written communication skills that include the ability to conceptualize, synthesize, organize, and persuade. A SAY Grants Manager has proven strengths in both grant and non-grant writing and continually seeks to learn and improve, has a passion for our mission, and effectively translates program data into convincing and cohesive narrative. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, English/writing, or related field
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in government and private grant writing and grant-related research as well as a successful track record of winning grants and contracts.
  • Experience with a non-profit team environment preferred
  • Excellence exhibited over time in both grant and non-grant writing and editing work

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Outstanding grammar and research skills
  • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.