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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.

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Open Positions


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 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 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 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.a1519211451c.ytn1519211451uocds1519211451@reka1519211451B.nag1519211451eM1519211451 | Phone: 619-463-1378 | Fax: 619-469-7279

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Title Clinician I – Breaking Cycles
Categories Social Services
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Under the supervision of the Program Director and working in a team effort directed by the Coordinator of the Breaking Cycles Program, the Clinician will provide comprehensive case management, behavioral health and screening services, and facilitate referrals and engagement in designated programs to at-risk 12 to 18 year old youth and their families participating in Juvenile Probation with the overall goal of decreasing recidivism and reducing violations. Services include, but are not limited to, in-home and on-site support, parent training, crisis intervention, counseling, case management, and substance abuse treatment referrals and support. The Clinician will participate in multi-disciplinary team assessments with Probation and other professionals to develop case management goals, treatment plans and Probation Case Plan. The Clinician must exhibit cultural sensitivity and a trauma informed approach to services with program participants and staff.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
  • Registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Two years of related experience in case management and direct client service.
  • Substance abuse treatment experience
  • Valid CA Driver license.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks.

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 Case Manager I, Bilingual – CAT
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I oversees the referrals to the assigned program(s) including outreach, screening, comprehensive information and referrals, crisis management, intake completion, referral distribution and tracking, and client follow-up.  See complete job description and requirements. 

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Minimum of two years experience providing job related experience.
  • Competency and experience in working with different cultures.
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for job-related tasks.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience of San Diego, its resources and services.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Highly organized.
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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.o1519211451geidn1519211451asyas1519211451@rial1519211451ba1519211451 | Phone: 619-283-9624 ext 332 | Fax: 619-641-7656

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Title Senior Program Manager – Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

The Senior Program Manager of ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention) provides broad programmatic direction and management. This position is funded by the San Diego County Alcohol and Drug Services. 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 of 2 years of relevant leadership experience in an agency providing prevention services in a community setting.
  • Experience with alcohol, drug and violence prevention strategies, community development, media advocacy, and community organizing principals.
  • Experience managing in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience in working with and respect for diverse cultures.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building and managing collaborative efforts, skills in budgeting and administration, experience working with at-risk youth, and experience in public speaking and presentations.
  • Excellent supervisory and facilitation skills, coaching, supporting, and developing staff and collaborative partners.
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.