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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Check out our SAY Benefits Sheet for a list of our comprehensive and competitive benefits.

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 Site Supervisor I – Doyle Licensed
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary DOE
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 Doyle Licensed Program.

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 – 14 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 Bilingual Case Manager I – Community Assessment Team
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. Bilingual English/Spanish is required. 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.

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:
If interested Psychiatrist position, email resume directly to Alicia Blair* at

*Please do not email or contact Alicia regarding any other positions at SAY. All other applications need to go through the SAY Career Center.

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Title Youth Leaders
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $12.00 – $13.00 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).
  • Access to reliable transportation required.
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Title Pre-School Teacher
Salary DOE
Hours Part-Time
Status Non-Exempt
Location Viewridge
Description

The Pre-School Teacher will implement an innovative preschool & infant program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching and implementing the educational school readiness experiences and developmental milestones for children. This is more than a “job” we are looking for staff that has the desire to provide a safe, fun, educational environment for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years old. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • 12 core semester units in early childhood education/development (including 3 units related to infant care) and 6 months experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program. Alternatives 6 completed semester units of early childhood education and enrolled in at least 2 semester units at a college until fully qualified.
  • Must be at least age 18 at time of hire.
  • Ability to relate well with children and adults.
  • Must pass TB, drug and health screening and provide proof of immunizations.
  • Obtain Pediatric CPR and First aid certificate within 30 days of employment.
  • 16-hour health, safety and nutrition training- Preventative Health.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language (fluency in another foreign language may be required for designated assignments).
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Title Infant / Toddler Teacher
Salary DOE
Hours Part-Time
Status Non-Exempt
Location Viewridge
Description

The Infant / Toddler Teacher will implement an innovative preschool & infant program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching and implementing the educational school readiness experiences and developmental milestones for children. This is more than a “job” we are looking for staff that has the desire to provide a safe, fun, educational environment for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years old. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Minimum 1-year experience in the supervision and management of groups of infant/toddler aged children.
  • BA in Early Childhood Education/Development preferred.
  • Successfully completed core ECE units, including 3 units related to infant care.
  • Must be at least age 18 at time of hire.
  • Ability to relate well with children and adults.
  • Must pass TB, health screening and provide proof of immunizations.
  • Obtain Pediatric CPR and First aid certificate within 30 days of employment.
  • 16-hour health, safety and nutrition training- Preventative Health.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language (fluency in another foreign language may be required for designated assignments).
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Title Bilingual Clinician I – Community Assessment Team
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
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. Bilingual English and Spanish is preferred. There are four (four) openings. 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 youth involved with the juvenile justice system, substance abuse, gang activity, and child abuse.
  • 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.
  • Possess and maintain positive and supportive relationships with coworkers.
  • Be able to 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 ETO software a plus.
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Title Site Supervisor III – Ellen Browning Scripps
Salary $17.28 – $17.75 per hour
Hours Full-time
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 Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School.

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

The ATD Case Manager assesses low-medium 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. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required. We have two open positions. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field.
  • Two years of related experience in case management and direct client service, particularly experience with at-risk youth and families preferred.
  • Experience in providing casework/case management services/maintaining accurate updated case files and compile statistical data monthly.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of trauma-informed care interventions and practices.
  • Skilled in providing family, group, and multi-family group services, and parent education.
  • 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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Title Case Manager I (Family Visit Coach) – Community Services for Families
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager (Family Visit Coach) provides visit coaching to Child Welfare involved families who have children in out of home care. This position uses the adopted evidence-based model to build family strengths and respond to the needs of the child. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Child Development
  • Two years of related experience in case management and direct client service
  • Experience working with parents and families involved in the child welfare system
  • Valid CA Driver license
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
  • 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 Teacher’s Aide
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $12.00 – $13.00 per hour
Hours 15 – 25 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Teacher’s Aide assists 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.

THE TEACHER’S AIDE POSITION DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY COLLEGE-LEVEL COURSES OR UNITS

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least age 18 at time of hire
  • Ability to relate well with children and adults
  • Must pass TB and health screening
  • Obtain Pediatric CPR and First aid certificate within 30 days of employment
  • DOJ fingerprinting clearance, and child abuse index processing
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for job-related tasks
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies
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Title Communications Manager
Categories Development Unit
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Communications Manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of communications and events designed to increase stature and support of a major nonprofit organization. This staff person serves as the agency’s steward of unified branding and the lead developer, editor, coordinator of communications. This position reports to the VP of Resource Development and works closely with program directors. The ideal candidate has a track record of excellence in nonprofit communications, embraces the SAY San Diego mission, and is a strategic and solutions-oriented leader. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field.
  • Five or more years of experience creating content for an array of communications, including social media, email campaigns, web content, newsletters, agency collaterals, video, and more.
  • Nonprofit sector experience with communications, events, and fundraising.
  • Experience training and supervising support staff, interns, or volunteers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to write persuasively and effectively for varying audiences.
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, coordinate and implement communications and related activities.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communications skills (including presenting in public settings and collaborating with others).
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
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Title Case Manager I (Student Advocate) – O’Farrell Family Support Services
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I (Student Advocate) functions as part of the O’Farrell Community School in supporting the educational mission of the school. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field
  • Two (2) years of experience in individual and group counseling for youth and families, including case management
  • 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 in English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
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Title Program Manager – Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention
Categories Social Services
Salary $24.04 per hour
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-Exempt
Description

The Program Manager provides broad programmatic direction and management and ongoing support and facilitation of Tobacco Prevention activities in San Diego County with a focus on Chula Vista and San Diego. The Program Manager will supervise the Community Organizer and work for social change around tobacco use in a systematic, deliberate and collaborative way. This position is funded San Diego County Tobacco Control Resource Program. See the complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience in community and economic development working with collaborative efforts and/or similar initiatives relevant to environmental prevention.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks.

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 Behavior Specialist – Child & Youth Development
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Behavior Specialist position is directly responsible to a Senior Program Director. The Behavior Specialist will work with Preschool staff as well as Before and After School program staff to develop and implement behavior and prevention support strategies for children. This position will be required to work on site conducting observations and assessments, provide social-emotional educational groups for students as well as provide training and support to program staff on effective behavior management skills for students. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, or related field preferred.
  • Two years’ experience working with children and staff in the human services field
  • Strong foundation in applied behavior analysis and understanding of behavior characteristics associated with behavior disorders in children.
  • Favorable pre-employment DOJ and FBI fingerprint clearance and child abuse index processing.
  • Favorable pre-employment drug, TB and Health Screen.
  • Immunization records (influenza, pertussis, and measles) must be provided within 30 days of employment.
  • Current Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certification must be provided within 30 days of employment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Have and maintain positive and supportive relationships with coworkers.
  • Maintain accurate knowledge about the agency, its programs and services.
  • Accurately represent the agency to and maintain positive working relationships with the general public, clients, funding sources, government bodies, etc.
  • Must be able to relate well to all people of the community regardless of color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability of socio-economic level.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use if for job related tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently and responsibly.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
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Title Center Director / Lead Teacher
Salary DOE
Hours 40 hours / week
Status Non-Exempt
Location Viewridge
Description

The Center Director / Lead Teacher will implement an innovative preschool & infant program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching, supervising and implementing the educational school readiness experiences and developmental milestones for children. This is more than a “job” we are looking for staff that has the desire to provide a safe, fun, educational environment for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years old. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Minimum 1-year experience in the supervision and management of early childhood programs.
  • Minimum 1-year teaching experience in early childhood programs.
  • BA in Child Development/Early Childhood Education preferred or AA degree in Early Childhood Education plus 2 years teaching experience or possesses current CA Children’s Center Site Supervisor/Director Permit.
  • Successfully completed core ECE units plus 3 units administration and 3 units related to infant care.
  • Must be at least age 18 at time of hire.
  • Ability to relate well with children and adults.
  • Must pass TB and health screening and provide proof of immunizations.
  • Must have 16 hours of health, safety and nutrition- Preventative Health.
  • Obtain Pediatric CPR and First aid certificate within 30 days of employment.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language (fluency in another foreign language may be required for designated assignments).
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Title Inclusion Aides
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $12.00 – $13.00 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).
  • Access to reliable transportation required.
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.