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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.

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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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 Program Supervisor – First 5 First Steps
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Supervisor is responsible for providing ongoing, intensive, reflective supervision to the direct service staff for First 5 First Steps, a home-visiting program for families in the Central/North Central Region of San Diego. Duties include: weekly supervision of Family Support Specialists (FSSs), referral support, and assisting staff in providing family-centered, strength-based interventions for parents. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Master’s Degree in Child Development, Human Services, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Experience in home visitation with a strong background in primary prevention services to the 0 to 3 age population
  • Previous experience managing in a collaborative environment
  • 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:

  • Bilingual English and Spanish preferred
  • Supervisory and counseling skills
  • Deep knowledge of community resources for infants, children and families
  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and data entry
  • Ability to maintain boundaries between personal and professional life
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Title Preschool On-Call Substitute/Float*
Salary $11.60 – $12.80 per hour
Hours On-Call
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Preschool Teacher will be responsible for providing a safe, fun, and educational environment for children.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • 3+ years’ experience in supervision and care of infants and toddlers.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or Education preferred; 12 units ECE or Child Development units required.
  • 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.

*On-Call staff are hired to cover work hours when the permanent staff assigned to those hours are not available. On-Call staff hours will vary day to day and week to week depending on staff availability and available work. All assignments and hours are based on open positions, enrollment and ratios. Staff will be notified as hours become available. Staff will be given at least a 24 hours’ notice of change in schedule or hours.

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Title Bilingual Clinician I – Community Services for Families
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-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. Bilingual in English and Spanish required. 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
  • 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 Psychiatrist – Reflections (Independent Contractor)
Categories Social Services
Salary $175 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.a1547775020c.ytn1547775020uocds1547775020@reka1547775020B.nag1547775020eM1547775020 | Phone: 619-463-1378 | Fax: 619-469-7279

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Title Part-Time Program Educator I – Reflections
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 4 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Educator is directly responsible to the Program director. This position facilitates groups to a juvenile justice population at Reflections Day Treatment. The Program Educator provides group counseling, psychoeducation, and substance abuse education. See the complete job description and requirements. This position is part-time and works 4 (four) hours per week.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, counseling or related field.
  • 1 year experience working with youth.
  • Knowledge and experience working with minority populations.
  • 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 job-related tasks.
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 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 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 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 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.o1547775020geidn1547775020asyas1547775020@rial1547775020ba1547775020 | Phone: 619-283-9624 ext 332 | Fax: 619-641-7656

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Title Preschool Teacher – Cadman Preschool
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $11.60 – $14.00 per hour
Hours 20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Preschool Teacher will be responsible for providing a safe, fun, and educational environment for children. Current opening at Cadman Preschool.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • At least 6 months experience in supervision and care of 3 – 5 year olds.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Education preferred; 12 units ECE or Child Development units required.
  • 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.
  • Must have completed Preventative Health Class must possess certificate or have completed 3 Units in CD180 Health, Safety and Nutrition.

* This position is 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 2 pm to 6 pm.

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Title Program Educator I – Project KEEP
Categories Social Services
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Educator I provides and conducts weekly kinship and/or non-relative foster parent training groups that will be videotaped for training and analyses with supervisory staff.  The position includes participation in training, consultation, and supervision with CASRC (Child/Adolescent Services Research Center) and the Program Manager.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, Education, or related field; or commensurate experience
  • Experience working with Child Welfare Workers, foster children, and foster parents
  • Prior experience in conducting group sessions
  • Prior research or intervention project experience required
  • 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/Spanish preferred
  • Ability to work with a special population with a broad range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Ability to accurately record significant information
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Willingness to adhere to behavioral principles used in parent management training
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Title Administrative Assistant
Categories Administrative
Salary $16.00 – $18.00 per hour
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Location Mid City
Description

A professional position responsible for the overall functioning of the office. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Access to reliable transportation and able to use it for job-related tasks
  • Prior experience in an administrative assistant role
  • Experience using spreadsheets, database and word processing software
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly
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Title Case Manager I – Community Services for Families
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

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. See complete job description and requirements.

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 Human Resources Assistant
Categories Business Unit
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the Human Resources Assistant will proactively perform daily departmental responsibilities including, but not limited to: administering of pre-screening, processing, hiring and onboarding of new employees, workers compensation, safety programs, new hire orientation, performance management, HRIS administration, assistance with recruitment and benefits (during high volume recruitment and open enrollment), communicating effectively at different levels of the organization, and assisting with training and other Human Resources related tasks. This position demonstrates a high-level of integrity, customer service to our employees and vendors. Compiles data to ensure compliance of contracts (i.e., fingerprints, TB, First Aide, CPR, etc.). See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or at least 2 years training in human resources; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with HRIS system preferred.
  • Human Resources Certification is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic knowledge of California Government, Federal, State and local laws (i.e., COBRA, FLSA, EEO, OSHA, Workers Comp, ADA and HIPPA).
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Possess strong customer focus.
  • Sensitivity awareness working with a diverse workforce is a must.
  • Attention to detail, and follow through skills are essential.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple activities with changing priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, policies and procedures and think creatively when problem solving.
  • Be able to take projects to completion upon agreeing that they will be done.
  • Ability to apply common sense and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Able to investigate complaints or concerns and partner with HR Director and agency Managers to get it resolved and interface with all levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain information in confidence.
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Title Case Manager I (Drug and Alcohol Counselor) – Reflections
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager (Drug and Alcohol Counselor) will perform comprehensive alcohol and drug assessments for substance abuse prevention and treatment needs. Does not have decision-making authority. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School Diploma, plus certification through a recognized alcohol and drug certification entity, preferably CADAAC (Must have or be working to obtain Alcohol and other Drug Certification).
  • Two years experience in working with adolescents, in an alcohol or other drug setting.
  • Experience in crisis intervention.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred but not required.
  • Familiar with the Juvenile Justice/Probation Systems.
  • Good driving record and willing to use own, properly insured vehicle for the job.
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly
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Title Site Supervisor I – Standley/Spreckels
Categories Before and After School Services
Salary $14.65 – $16.00 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. Current opening is at Standley/Spreckels 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 Receptionist – FRC
Categories Administrative
Salary $15.00 per hour
Hours 14 – 16 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Location Mid City
Description

A professional position responsible for the overall functioning of the office. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Prior experience in a receptionist role
  • Experience with and/or aptitude to learn VMS management
  • Experience managing multiple scenarios at once, involving people of various needs
  • Have a driving record that complies with SAY Driving Policies
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficient in Windows and Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive rapport and interpersonal relationships with a variety of people
  • Strong verbal communication skills as needed to explain program opportunities to visitors and others
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills
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Title Part-Time Program Educator I – CAT Plus
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 10 – 20 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Program Educator I will be working with the CAT Plus (Teen Pregnancy Prevention) Program. Will be responsible for implementing the Reducing the Risk (RTR), Positive Prevention Plus (PPP), and other evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention curriculum, conducting outreach as necessary. Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.  See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • One year of related experience in case management and direct client service.
  • Valid CA Driver license.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be willing to use it for job-related tasks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Working knowledge of sexual health and teen pregnancy prevention.
  • Ability to facilitate groups.
  • 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 Bilingual Clinician I – 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. Bilingual English and Spanish required. 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
  • 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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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.