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

  • Case Manager (Family Support Partner) – Community Services for Families

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    The Case Manager I (Family Support Partner) 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.

    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.
    • Full Time
    • From: $20.00 per hour
    • Hours: 40 hours per week
    • Status: Non-exempt

  • Preschool Teacher

    Preschool Teacher responsibilities include but are not limited to providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth. Preschool Teachers are responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in a nurturing environment.

    Current openings are located at Jerabek Preschool (Scripps Ranch) and our workplace Early Childhood Center (Kearny Mesa).

    QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

    • 12 core semester units in early childhood education/development (including 3 units related to infant care) Alternatives 6 completed semester units of early childhood education and enrolled in at least 2 semester units at a college until fully qualified.
    • 6 months experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program.
    • 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.
    • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (defined as two weeks after two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine)
    • 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).
    • Part Time
    • From: D.O.E.
    • Hours: Part-Time, Full-Time
    • Status: Non-exempt

  • Youth Leaders

    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).
    • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (defined as two weeks after two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine)
    • Access to reliable transportation required.
    • Part Time
    • From: $16 - $17 an hour
    • Hours: 15 - 25 hours per week
    • Status: Non-exempt

  • Site Supervisor

    SAY is currently looking for SITE SUPERVISORS at innovative before and after school programs located on elementary & middle school campuses in the San Diego Unified School District. 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.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manage and supervise an Extended Day after school until 6:00 p.m. (Before school if applicable).
    • Plan, coordinate, and implement age-appropriate educational, recreational, social, and multi-cultural activities for children.
    • Engage 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.
    • Adhere to guidelines set forth by regulatory agencies and funding sources including but not limited to CCL, SDUSD and County.
    • Supervise children and ensure their safety at all times.
    • Supervise program teachers, teacher’s aides, volunteers, and/or interns as required.

    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.
    • A minimum of 48 college-level units OR 12 units in child development or related fields OR able to pass the CAPE (Classroom Assistant Proficiency Exam).
    • 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.
    • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (defined as two weeks after two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine)
    • 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
    • From: DOE
    • Hours: 30 - 40 hours per week
    • Status: Non-exempt