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El Nido Family Centers
Human Resources
10200 Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 350
Mission Hills, CA 91345  
hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

El Nido Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:

 

Youth Academic Coordinator - South Los Angeles

Position:  Youth Academic Coordinator
Program:  Family Source Center
Location: 
South Los Angeles
Annual Salary:  $40,000 – $45,000
Closing Date:  July 28, 2016

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a post-secondary mentorship and academic tutoring program targeting FamilySource Center middle and high school students;
  • Cultivate relationships with families of youth participants and maintain regular dialogue with family members regarding youths’ strengths and challenges;
  • Collaborate with the YouthSource Center Pupil Services Attendant (PSA) and local Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) PSA’s and Academic Counselors to streamline referrals to the FamilySource Center and supportive services;
  • Recruit, supervise and manage Academic Guides;
  • Oversee the development and execution of the College Corner;
  • Confer with the FamilySource Center Case Managers on students’ educational goals and academic progress;
  • Refer eligible youth to the Child and Family Counselor for supportive services;
  • Assist in the development and coordination of special programs, events and projects;
  • Maintains frequent contact with clients through appointments at the FamilySource Center and telephone conversations to follow through with services and provide ongoing support;
  • Complete required program document and reports;
  • Design and execute local community college and university field trips;
  • Maintain relationship with the CSULA Pathways Liaison;
  • Complete required program document and reports.

Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Education or other related field; experience in post-secondary mentorship and academic services required; knowledge of high school A-G requirements, CAHSEE, SAT/ACT, FAFSA, college applications, EOP and community college transfer requirements highly preferred; minimum two years working with at risk youth; experience working with students, families and educational institutions; excellent communication and organizations skills; strong written and interpersonal skills; and bilingual/Spanish strongly preferred.

Closing Date: July 28, 2016

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Case Manager - Inglewood

Position:  Case Manager
Program:  AFLP / PYD
Location:  Van Ness Office
Annual Salary:  $36,000 (May be a lateral move for internal employees)

Major Responsibilities:  Provide comprehensive in home case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required; bilingual/Spanish required.  Implement AFLP Positive Adolescent Futures study in accordance with MCAH and federal evaluation standards.

Position Requirements:  B.A. in related field; 2 years related experience strongly preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Registered Nurse - Panorama City

Position:  Registered Nurse
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $75,000 – 80,000

Position Summary:    The Registered Nurse will visit families after discharge from the hospital to provide postnatal and breastfeeding support.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will engage families, conduct maternal and newborn assessments, and provide parent education in the areas of postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, home safety and other maternal and child health related topics.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will also identify client strengths, needs barriers, and risks and connect families to community resources.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will provide and model empathetic support and feedback when working with moms, babies, and family members.

Essential Duties:

  • Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.
  • Works closely with the other Welcome Baby Nurses, Parent Coaches, Clinical Supervisor, Project Director, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Conducts home visits with postpartum clients within approximately one week of hospital discharge (and is offered to both mothers who are discharged with their newborn as well as to mothers whose newborn is still hospitalized).
  • During the first home visit the nurse will provide and/or complete the following:
  • Observe and evaluate breastfeeding and provide consultation and encouragement.
  • Work with the family to ensure safety and security of the new mother and infant.
  • Discuss infant behavioral cues, sleep position, safety, and parents concerns.
  • Provide a PHQ-2 screen for depression.
  • Conducts a head to toe examination of the newborn to ensure healthy development,  appropriate  weight gain, and assess for signs and symptoms of possible complications such as jaundice.
  • Assess infant feeding and provide assistance and support as needed.
  • Observe parent-infant interaction and infant behavior.
  • Remind parents of scheduling appointments with the baby’s pediatrician.
  • Remind mother of scheduling appointment for her postpartum visit and discuss family planning.
  • Observe maternal postpartum recovery.
  • Provide parents with information about additional community based resources.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Refers clients to medical provider if any complications with the mother or infant are identified and provides referrals for other services including a medical home.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Models and promotes practices that enhance social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of infants and children.
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintains complete, accurate records and files reports in a timely manner.
  • Works closely with hospital liaisons to ensure that referrals to Welcome Baby are seamless and timely.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all required trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Maintains professional boundaries with clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Public Health Nurse or RNs currently pursing a PHN certification and will complete within one year of hire.
  • Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Minimum one year experience working in the area of Maternal-Child Health.
  • Experience conducting home visits to families.
  • Knowledge about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate service providers.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence, and parental alcohol and/other drug abuse on family health, parenting, child development and general functioning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and the need for consultation from other disciplines as needed.
  • Skill in writing to articulate concepts and ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records.
  • Ability to meet regularly with supervisor to develop a reflective practice and continuously assess their clinical nursing skills and identify areas that need special attention.

Special Requirements

Bilingual/Spanish required; maintain California license as registered nurse; general computer skills including MS Word; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years; Satisfactory Driving Record, Automobile, and Valid Automobile Liability Insurance required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Coach - Panorama City

Position:  Parent Coach
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $40,000

Position Summary:   The Parent Coach will provide supportive services to families including prenatal and postpartum home visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics.  The Parent Coach will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with the Welcome Baby Nurses, other Parent Coaches, Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Works, as part of an interdisciplinary team, with families to ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Conducts prenatal and post partum visits in the home or over the phone with fidelity to the Welcome Baby Program Model.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, and home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Distributes and review with families the First Five Kit for New Parents.
  • Observes and evaluates feeding and provides consultation on breastfeeding.
  • Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical or Team Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or other related field; or Child Development Associate (CDA) certification or Associate of Arts degree with maternal and child health experience.
  • At least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation.
  • Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
  • Must complete 100% of Welcome Baby training within one year of hire.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
  • Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other substance abuse on family health, child development, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Very effective verbal communication and engagement skills to build trusting relationships with families of young children.
  • Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed); valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Executive Assistant - Mission Hills

Position:  Executive Assistant
Program:  Administration
Location:  Mission Hills
Salary:  $45,000 – $50,000   

Major Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the Executive Director, Director of Finance and other senior management staff including composing correspondence and attending meetings as needed.  Provides support to the Board President and Board Committees; attends board meetings taking and preparing minutes and other documents as needed; assists in the development and preparation of proposals, contracts and grants as needed, ensuring requested information is accurate and submitted as scheduled; communicates with executive, administrative, and senior management to coordinate information; supervises the daily activities of administrative office staff; assists with facilities management of multiple locations; assists with events, coordinates El Nido scholarship distribution, alumni activities and other volunteer efforts in collaboration with El Nido’s development team; and may provide oversight of the donor data base.

Position Requirements:  Minimum of three – five years similar administrative experience in non-profit organization strongly preferred; excellent written and verbal communication skills; highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, spreadsheet and other related office software; demonstrated executive/administrative assistant skills to work in a fast paced office with many deadlines; and prior supervisory experience preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax Internal Job Application and resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - Family SourceCenter, South LA

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Program:  FamilySource Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Supervises graduate level interns; conducts parenting classes; provides individual, family, and group counseling to high risk   youth and families; completes required documentation; home visits required.

Position Requirements:  Masters in Social Work Degree required with two years post graduate experience; minimum of three years related experience with youth or families; effective oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; bilingual/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - Los Angeles

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Child Abuse Prevention/Intervention
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $53,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provide individual, family, and group counseling to children, youth and families; home visits required.

Requirements:  Masters in Social Work; knowledge and experience in the community preferred; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Home Visitor - Los Angeles

Position:  Home Visitor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  $38,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provides 10-12 families and children weekly home visits to assist families in identifying family resources and needs; encourages and promotes the family’s achievements and self sufficiency; provides developmental, mental health, and nutritional screenings and assessments of children to determine the need for further evaluation, referrals or intervention; works with parent to develop weekly activity plans based on each child’s assessment and identified family needs; and integrates all head start components during home visits.

Requirements:  BA in child development, human development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field; previous experience providing early childhood education, parent education or child focused counseling to at risk youth and families preferred; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website  www.elnidofamilycenters.org/application