SAY San Diego: A GREAT PLACE TO WORK!

SAY San Diego has been selected as a Top Workplace Award winner for 4 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 Clinician I, Bilingual – EPSDT
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.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Registered Intern with the Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Bilingual English/Spanish req
  • MSW/LCSW preferred
  • License eligible; LCSW/LMFT licensing supervision 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

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
  • Access to reliable transportation and willing to use it for jobelated tasks
  • 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
  • Knowledge of CCBH database, County-required paperwork, and Brief Strategic Therapy is a plus
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Title Case Manager I – CSF
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager I provides direct and indirect services to a caseload of culturally diverse individuals and/or families, including comprehensive assessment, information and referral, case planning, education, advocacy and other supportive services. See complete job description and requirements. There are two open positions with CSF at SAY San Diego.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • 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:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant resources within the community.
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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 – 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. 

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 Associate – Data & Evaluation
Categories Administrative
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 26 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Data and Evaluation Associate assists the Director of Data and Evaluation with developing and managing the “Efforts to Outcomes” (aka ETO by Social Solutions Inc.) database(s) for agency electronic records and performance metrics. This position will receive on-the-job training on ETO as needed in order to fulfill job duties.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Science, Public Administration, Statistics or other relevant field preferred.
  • Experience using various computer software, including software to clean and analyze data.
  • Highly proficient in Excel.
  • Database software experience preferred; ETO experience a plus.
  • Experience in social/human services and program evaluation preferred.
  • Customer service and/or technical assistance experience.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Affinity for working with data and performance metrics.
  • Ability to work independently, taking responsibility for own actions.
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Title Development Coordinator
Categories Development Unit
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-Exempt
Description

The Development Coordinator is responsible for providing internal administrative support as well as external relations support for a busy Resource Development Department in a San Diego multi-service agency with a $20M annual budget. SAY San Diego is seeking a self-starting individual with strong skills in donor and grant prospecting research, written and verbal communications, teamwork and coordination with a wide range of program staff and external parties. The Department as a whole is focused on maintaining and increasing SAY’s visibility in the community at large, as well as donor cultivation and acquisition, fund development with private and public entities, and ongoing community relations to benefit and support the mission and broad array of service programs. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and 2-3 years of professional work experience in fundraising, member relations, civic engagement, communications and/or related fields, preferably with a public affairs or non-profit group.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Preference for proficiency in fund development software or comparable database software.  Basic familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress helpful.
  • Fundraising experience, specifically with government, foundations and individual gifts.
  • Familiarity with and understanding of donors focused on vulnerable youth and family populations preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to research and report on development prospects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Team player, willing to take initiative and find solutions.
  • Solid organizational, time management, and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Must have a mindset of service and caring for various agency stakeholders including donors, volunteers, board members, program participants, community members.
  • Must represent SAY San Diego and the Resource Development Department in a professional manner including but not limited to professional dress, punctuality and communication skills.
  • 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 or socio-economic level.  Must be emotionally mature, stable, tactful and able to provide professional leadership.
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Title Business Development Manager – CYD
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

The Business Development 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 – Jones Elementary (PrimeTime)
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $15.50 – $16.95 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 12 years old.
  • Bachelor’s preferred OR a minimum of 48 college units.
  • 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 Behavior Specialist – CYD
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 the VP of Child & Youth Development. 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 educational groups, as well as providing support to program staff. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Two years of experience working with children and staff in the human services field
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • DOJ fingerprint clearance and child abuse index processing
  • Current Pediatric CPR, First Aid, Immunizations (measles, pertussis and influenza) and TB certifications
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use if for job related tasks

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
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Title Professional Collector – CBT
Categories Social Services
Salary $11.82 per hour
Hours 10-20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Professional Collector is responsible for conducting collections from male participants in support of on-site and off-site urinalysis testing.  See complete job description and requirements. This position will test male samples, thus the ideal candidate must be male.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • At least 2 year driving experience preferred
  • Valid CA Driver license
  • Clean DMV printout (2 or less points)
  • Must have access to own 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
  • Exceptional listening, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and prioritize when needed
  • Prior knowledge of drug and alcohol testing
  • Prior knowledge or history in the probation system
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.