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 Bilingual Case Manager – First 5 First Steps
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I (Family Support Specialist) 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 Bilingual Clinician I – Community Justice Initiative
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Guide individuals through the enrollment process, provide individual counseling, and group counseling to adults with misdemeanor offenses in the community. Referrals will come directly from the District Attorney’s office. Bilingual in 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 clients involved in the justice system, substance abuse, gang activity, and criminality
  • 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
  • Skilled in providing clinical supervision to interns and student trainees
  • 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
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Title Bilingual 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. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required. 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:

  • 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 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 (Family Support Specialist) 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. 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
  • Bilingual English and Spanish is preferred
  • 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 – 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 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 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.o1529713019geidn1529713019asyas1529713019@rial1529713019ba1529713019 | Phone: 619-283-9624 ext 332 | Fax: 619-641-7656

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Title Bilingual Clinician I – Community Services for Families
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Clinician I provides direct and indirect services to a caseload of culturally diverse individuals and/or families, including comprehensive screening/assessment, information and referral, service recommendations, case planning, advocacy and other supportive services. Bilingual in English and Spanish required. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • LCSW/MFT/MSW
  • Licensed or license eligible by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) preferred
  • Two years of related experience in direct client service
  • Valid CA Driver license
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for jobelated tasks
  • Experience working with parents and families involved in the child welfare system

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and prioritize when needed
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills
  • Knowledge of relevant resources within the community
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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 Site Supervisor II – Curie 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 Curie Elementary School in the UTC area of San Diego.

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 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.a1529713019c.ytn1529713019uocds1529713019@reka1529713019B.nag1529713019eM1529713019 | Phone: 619-463-1378 | Fax: 619-469-7279

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Title Site Supervisor III – Darnall Charter
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $16.95 – $18.50 per hour
Hours 40 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.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Experience min 1 year (2-4 yrs. Preferred), in the supervision and management of educational, and recreational programs for children ages 5 to 14 years old.
  • Bachelor’s preferred OR a minimum of 48 college units OR able to pass the SDUSD CAPE test.
  • 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 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 Receptionist – Aero
Categories Administrative
Salary $15.00 per hour
Hours 20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Location Kearny Mesa
Description

A professional position responsible for the overall functioning of the office. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Prior experience in a receptionist role
  • Experience with and/or aptitude to learn VMS management
  • Experience managing multiple scenarios at once, involving people of various needs
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive rapport and interpersonal relationships with a variety of people
  • Strong verbal communication skills as needed to explain program opportunities to visitors and others
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills
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Title Community Organizer I – Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
Categories Social Services
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Community Organizer is responsible for the development and ongoing support and facilitation of Regional Tobacco Prevention activities in San Diego to Reduce Tobacco Related Disparities in the LGBTQ population under the supervision of the ATOD Program Manager. The Community Organizer will help the LGBTQ community work for social change around tobacco use in a systematic, deliberate and collaborative way. This position is funded by the California Department of Health Services Tobacco Control Program under a subcontract from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Orange County.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Psychology, Public Health, Education, Social Work, Business or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant leadership experience in providing prevention services in a community setting
  • Experience with alcohol, tobacco and drug issues, environmental prevention and community development
  • Experience in working with City Government
  • Experience in working with the LGBTQ community
  • Experience with and respect for diverse cultures, demonstrated effectiveness in working within a collaborative environment, and experience in public speaking and presentation
  • Have access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for job related tasks, including transporting community members and youth

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Proven ability to work with diverse community and neighborhood organizations and constituencies
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with youth
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Title Receptionist – FRC
Categories Administrative
Salary $15.00 per hour
Hours 20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Location Mid City
Description

A professional position responsible for the overall functioning of the office. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Prior experience in a receptionist role
  • Experience with and/or aptitude to learn VMS management
  • Experience managing multiple scenarios at once, involving people of various needs
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive rapport and interpersonal relationships with a variety of people
  • Strong verbal communication skills as needed to explain program opportunities to visitors and others
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills
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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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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.