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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 3 years in a row, qualifying SAY as one of the best places to work in San Diego, based on employee surveys.

Here is a list of our current job openings. Please click on the links for more information about each position if applicable.

Visit our SAY Career Center to apply to work with us!

Open Positions


Title Senior Program Director – MFRC & SDMFC
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

This is a full-time position under the supervision of the Vice President of Community Engagement, requiring independent judgment, creativity and flexibility. The Senior Program Director is responsible for general management functions and contract compliance of programs housed in both the Military Family Resource Center (MFRC) as well as the San Diego Military Family Collaborative (SDMFC). The Senior Program Director also supervises staff/managers out-stationed at Serra High School and Miller Elementary School.  The Senior Program Director is experienced in program design and implementation of family strengthening services, multi-disciplinary case management with military families, home visiting, early childhood education and development, community development, integrating services across multiple sectors, grant writing, administration, and supervision. See complete job description and requirements.

Applications must include a Cover Letter and salary requirement. Please make sure to attach in ADP. 

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • MS, MA or MSW in a related early education/human services field or BA and commensurate experience in a similar setting.
  • Relevant nonprofit leadership experience that included fundraising responsibilities, particularly in grant writing.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with a PC, MS Office, and database/evaluation software.
  • Experienced in meeting facilitation, coalition building and public speaking.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The ability to take initiative, work independently, and manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Possess excellent supervisory skills and experience in staff development.
  • Possess the ability to take initiative, be self-directed and work independently.
  • Communication skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, collaborative partners and the public.
  • Knowledge/ability to support electronic and social media campaign strategies.
  • Demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit and attitude.
  • Knowledge and understanding of socio-economic and multicultural issues in the community.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Community organizing skills.
  • Program management and problem solving skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • 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 Preschool Teacher
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $11.08 – $12.57 per hour
Hours 20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Location Pacific Beach & Clairemont
Description

Preschool Teachers’ responsibilities include but are not limited to providing educational experiences 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 3 – 5 years old.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • A minimum 1 year experience working with 3- 5 year olds
  • At leaset 12 units in ECE or CD units in core course work: child/human dev, program/curriculum and child family and community.

Part Time: 20 hrs/week 2pm – 6pm Monday through Friday availability.

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Title Inclusion Aides
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $11.33-$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 $10.50 -$11.85 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 See Below
Hours 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday
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.

Lead French Preschool Teacher

$15.08/hr with AA or higher in ECE or Child Development
OR
24 units in ECE or CD units in core course work: child/human dev, program/curriculum and child family and community. Plus 16 units in GE.

French Teacher

$12.57-$13.60/hr with 12 units in ECE or CD units in core course work: child/human dev, program/curriculum and child family and community.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • At least 1 year of teaching experience, specifically with young learners
  • A native or near-native speaker of the language.
  • AA or higher in ECE or Child Development preferred- minimum 12units in Child Development
  • Creativity and excitement to engage with our learners in their lessons
  • Talents in music, art, and theater are a huge plus

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

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Title Clinician I – CSF
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status 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.  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
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required
  • 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 Case Manager I – 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.
  • 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 Community Organizer I – CCC
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Youth Community Organizer will provide comprehensive support services to students living in the area of City Heights and attending Crawford Cluster schools. As the majority of youth in this area are refugee and immigrants, the Youth Community Organizer will have experience in a cross-cultural environment, working in youth development, and community organizing. The Youth Community Organizer will liaison between youth and the educational and community systems that serve them. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Human Services, International Studies or related field preferred
  • Bilingual in common immigrant/refugee language of City Heights i.e. Arabic, Karen, Kizagua, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese preferred
  • Experience working with immigrant and/or refugee families
  • Experience working with schools systems is highly desirable
  • Experience in direct client service, particularly experience with at-risk youth and families, and community development
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with high school age youth
  • Access to reliable transportation and willingness to use for job-related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of socio-economic problems and multi-cultural issues in the community
  • Knowledge of immigrant and/or refugee families is highly desirable
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-directed, and work independently
  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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Title Clinician I – CAT
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status 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, 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:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is required.
  • 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.
  • 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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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.