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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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 Case Manager I – 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 Director – Community Assessment Team/CAT Plus
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Exempt
Description

The Program Director provides overall coordination and supervision of the Community Assessment Team (CAT) juvenile diversion program and the CAT Plus, teen pregnancy prevention program. Monitors compliance with project budget and objectives. Serves as a liaison between CAT/Diversion and CAT Plus components and other SAY programs, community partners, County staff and the broader community. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • LCSW, MFT or Licensed Psychologist in the State of California preferred
  • Licensed 2+ years preferred
  • 1 year of management experience and 3 years of clinical experience
  • Budget experience
  • Experience with and respect for diverse cultures
  • Experience in youth, family and community development methods
  • Experience in program development, contract administration and compliance issues

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong supervisory skills for both clinical and administrative supervision
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of local resources and services
  • Ability to manage multiple demands and priorities
  • Ability to prepare written and oral reports and communicate in a wide variety of public forums
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Title 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 preferred. 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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Title Case Manager I – First 5 First Steps
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Case Manager (Family Support Specialist) is responsible for providing regular, long-term, in-home support with families for the First 5 First Steps CalWORKS Home Visiting Program in the Central/North Central Region. Duties include: conducting assessments, implementing in-home parent education activities, connecting families to community resources, facilitating parent engagement meetings/events, and maintaining case records. Two openings. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Human Services, Social Work or related field preferred
  • Experience working with families with multiple needs
  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and data entry
  • 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:

  • Ability to establish rapport and develop trusting relationships
  • Capacity to write accurate case notes
  • Knowledge of infant and child development
  • Familiarity with community resources for infants, children and families
  • Ability to maintain boundaries between personal and professional life
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Title Community Organizer I – ATOD (Part-Time)
Categories Social Services
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 15- 20 hours per week*
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Community Organizer is responsible for the development and facilitation of a youth Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention (ATOD) prevention and education program for youth in the North Central Region. *Hours subject to increase to full-time. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or working towards one.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience in community and economic development working with collaborative efforts and/or similar initiatives relevant to ATOD environmental prevention.
  • Experience in working with teens on ATOD prevention activities.
  • 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 Grants Manager
Categories Development Unit
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt
Description

The Grants Manager plays a critical role in reaching development goals for the agency through government grants as well as private and corporate foundation opportunities. The Grants Manager has excellent written communication skills that include the ability to conceptualize, synthesize, organize, and persuade. A SAY Grants Manager has proven strengths in both grant and non-grant writing and continually seeks to learn and improve, has a passion for our mission, and effectively translates program data into convincing and cohesive narrative. See complete job description and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, English/writing, or related field
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in government and private grant writing and grant-related research as well as a successful track record of winning grants and contracts
  • Experience with a non-profit team environment and ability to coach/train staff on grant processes preferred
  • Excellence exhibited over time in both grant and non-grant writing and editing work

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Outstanding grammar and research skills
  • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Capable of working both independently and collaboratively
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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 – 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.o1552945770geidn1552945770asyas1552945770@rial1552945770ba1552945770 | Phone: 619-283-9624 ext 332 | Fax: 619-641-7656

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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) within 30 days of employment.
  • Access to reliable transportation required.
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.