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 or Click Here to Apply Now!

SAY’s Open Positions


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. There are two openings.

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 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 – Economic Empowerment Program
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Educator provides direct services to families, focusing on financial empowerment and self-sufficiency. See the complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, or related field
  • Previous experience working with low income families and promoting self-sufficiency
  • 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:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Competency and experience in working with diverse cultures
  • Knowledge of relevant resources within the community
  • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
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Title Psychiatrist – Reflections (Independent Contractor)
Categories Social Services
Salary $150 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.a1524700391c.ytn1524700391uocds1524700391@reka1524700391B.nag1524700391eM1524700391 | Phone: 619-463-1378 | Fax: 619-469-7279

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Title Senior Program Manager – Dual Diagnosis
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

Under the supervision of the YAFW Vice President, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for the oversight of the mental health services and substance abuse services provided to youth in juvenile probation detention facilities and day sites. Services include psychosocial and substance abuse education. *This is a temporary position ending on June 30, 2018. If approved for a new contract on July 1, 2018, the position will run for 5 more years.* See the complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • LCSW, MFT in the State of California
  • Licensed 2+ years preferred
  • 3 years of clinical experience with juveniles on probation/at risk adolescents preferred
  • Experience with and respect for diverse cultures
  • Experience in youth, family and community development methods
  • Experience in program development, contract administration and compliance experience

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong supervisory skills for both clinical and administrative supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners
  • Knowledge of local resources and services
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and priorities
  • Ability to prepare written and oral reports and communicate in a wide variety of public forums
  • Computer literacy and budget experience
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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.o1524700391geidn1524700391asyas1524700391@rial1524700391ba1524700391 | Phone: 619-283-9624 ext 332 | Fax: 619-641-7656

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Title 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.

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.
Apply Now


SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.