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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 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 French Preschool Teacher
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $13.80 – $15.83 per hour
Hours 20-30 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The French Preschool Teacher (native speaker of French) will instruct children ages 3-5 in our innovative preschool program located near SDSU. Our curriculum emphasizes dialogue; story-telling, singing and role-playing while building language skills.

 QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • At least 1 year of teaching experience, specifically with young learners
  • 24 units Early Childhood Education units (12 in core courses)
  • AA or BA  in Child Development or Education preferred
  • A native or near-native speaker of the language.
  • Favorable pre-employment TB test and health screening
  • Favorable pre-employment DOJ/FBI fingerprinting clearance and child abuse index processing
  • 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

* This position is 20-30 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

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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 Clinician I – EPSDT
Categories Social Services
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.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Registered Intern with the Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
  • MSW/LCSW preferred
  • License eligible; LCSW/LMFT licensing supervision 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

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
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for jobelated tasks
  • Have and maintain positive and supportive relationships with coworkers
  • 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 CCBH database, County-required paperwork, and Brief Strategic Therapy is a plus
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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.

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 – ATD
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager assesses low-risk juvenile offenders and their families to help provide a continuum of alternatives for youth determined not to require detention. Program services will include family assessment, referral, case advocacy, home detention, reporting centers, non-secure shelter (cool bed), intensive case management and wraparound family support services. Program goals include preventing youth from being unnecessarily detained and reducing juvenile delinquency. Staff will provide comprehensive assessment, advocacy, linkage and referral, coordinated case planning, and other supportive services, including ensuring that youth attend all court hearings as required. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • BA or BS degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field.
  • Two years of related experience in case management and direct client service, particularly experience with at-risk youth and families.
  • Valid CA Driver license.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks.
  • Transportation of clients required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of trauma-informed care interventions and practices.
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures.
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and prioritize when needed.
  • Ability to respond to a referral and assess a minor within 15 minutes.
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant resources within the community.
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.