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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:

 

Outreach Worker - Compton

Position:  Outreach Worker
Program:  AFLP
Location:
  Compton
Annual Salary:  $36,000 – $40,000

Major Responsibilities:   Develop an outreach plan to increase AFLP referrals by outreaching to schools, health clinics, hospitals, community based agencies, WIC programs, DCFS, and other community organizations that serve pregnant and parenting teens; develop and maintain linkages with administrative and direct service staff at each organization, educate them about El Nido and specifically AFLP services, and establish a referral process that will expedite client referrals and services. Create and maintain a master list of referral contacts, co-locating at designated schools to obtain referrals. Increase the visibility of the program in the community by developing a newsletter and conducting presentations to teens, parents and professional groups about AFLP services; staff local events such as resource fairs and open houses and serves as a resource broker for schools and other stakeholders (i.e. forwarding emails about resources, local conferences, etc. that relate to pregnant and parenting teens). May also provide temporary case management services for clients who do not have a case manager due to staff leaves or vacancies. Increasing AFLP referrals is the primary responsibility. Therefore, assisting with case coverage may occur once strong referral base has been established.

Position Requirements: BA in related field preferred; two years case management experience with extensive knowledge of community resources and demonstrated skills in networking with community agencies and schools. Must have public speaking and public relations skills. Must have strong time management skills and be self-motivated and directed. Bilingual/Spanish a plus.

How to apply:

Employees – Please fax resume with Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please apply though our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Posted: December 10, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Parent Coach Supervisor

Position:  Parent Coach Supervisor
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $50,000

Position Summary: The Parent Coach Supervisor works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to ensure that the Welcome Baby staff is properly trained, receive reflective supervision, and provide empathetic and client-centered services for clients. The Parent Coach Supervisor will also conduct home visits to a small caseload of clients to provide supportive services including prenatal and postpartum visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics. The Parent Coach Supervisor also identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.
  • Works with the Clinical Supervisor to Support and train staff on identifying client strengths, needs, barriers and risks and identifies community resources for families in need.
  • Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor provides reflective supervision (1 hour) weekly basis and a (2 hour) biweekly group basis for 2-3 Parent Coaches.
  • Works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to implement documentation, training, procedures, policies and protocols.
  • As directed by the Clinical Supervisor helps ensure the quality of the program by assessing services provided through periodic shadowing of home visits and conducting regular client file reviews. Assesses strengths and areas of improvement for each Parent Coach and communicates observations.
  • Works with Parent Coaches to assess client/family’s needs, goals, values, culture and well-being by observations and assessment.
  • Refers high risk clinical cases to the Clinical Supervisor and consults with her/him on high risk clinical issues such as mental illness, developmental delays, child abuse and family violence to ensure that needed support and follow-up is provided to families.
  • Works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to process and assign Welcome Baby referrals and ensure a continuum of care.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Mentors and assists with ongoing training of employees to ensure that they are modeling empathy and providing holistic and strength-based services.
  • Participates in ongoing team building activities to enhance employee relations and teamwork.
  • Explores and identifies new referrals and resources for clients.
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • 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. Caseload size to be determined.
  • 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 reviews 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.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes and reports.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or other related field preferred or combination of a B.A. in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology, or related field and minimum of 3 years experience in maternal and child health and wellbeing.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • 2 years of Reflective Practice experience.
  • 2 years of home visitation with maternal child health.
  • 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.
  • 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

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: December 10, 2015

Parent Educator Supervisor

Position:  Parent Educator Supervisor
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Select Home Visitation
Annual Salary:  $55,000 – $56,000

Position Summary:  The Parent Educator Supervisor works closely with the Program Director to ensure that the Select Home Visitation Parents As Teachers (SHV PAT) staff is properly trained, receive reflective supervision, and provide empathetic and client-centered services for clients. Serves as a strong representative of the agency and program and collaborates with community members to strengthen the referral pathway and ensure a continuum of care for clients and their families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provides leadership, oversight and vision for the work of the SHV PAT program.
  • Works with the Program Director to support and train staff on identifying client strengths, needs, barriers and risks and identifies community resources for families in need.
  • Provides a minimum of two hours of individual reflective supervision and a minimum of two hours of staff meetings each month.
  • Works closely with the Program Director to implement documentation, training, procedures, policies and protocols.
  • Carries a caseload of 10-15 cases and provide PAT curriculum and case management to families.
  • Conduct in-home observations of the Parent Educators delivering the program within 6 months after completing the PAT training, at the end of one year, and annually thereafter. Works with Parent Educators to assess client/family’s needs, goals, values, culture and well-being by observations and assessment.
  • Conducts observations of Group Connection meetings – monthly group activities for families.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Mentors and assists with ongoing training of employees to ensure that they are modeling empathy and providing holistic and strength-based services.
  • Explores and identifies new referrals and resources for clients.
  • Attends First5LA, SHV PAT Advisory Committee meetings and community meetings to develop a strong referral pathway and enhance the delivery of high quality services to parents and children. Works with the Program Director to participate in various community partnerships in the area of health and child well being.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and required trainings. Participates in ongoing team building activities to enhance employee relations and teamwork.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for program in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written reports.
  • Performs managerial duties including interviewing/hiring applicants for employment; conducting performance appraisals and professional development plans.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Minimum of a college degree (BA) in early childhood education, elementary education, behavioral or social sciences or a related field. A combination of education, work experience and effective interpersonal and communication skills is essential.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working with families and young child, as well as knowledge of reflective supervision and program management.
  • 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.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.
  • Bilingual/Spanish required.

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

Posting Date: May 18, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Administrative Assistant II - Valley

Position:  Administrative Assistant II – Valley
Location:  Pacoima Community Center & Mission Hills Offices
Program:  Teen Family Services
Salary:  $26,000 – 28,000

Major Responsibilities:  : Assists agency managers and staff in the performance of general office duties including phones, greeting clients and various clerical/administrative work; some data entry responsibilities as needed.

Position Requirements:  Proficient in MS Word and Excel; Type 45 – 50 wpm; minimum of 2-3 years general office experience required; bilingual/Spanish required.

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

Posted August 20, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Home Visitors

Position:  Home Visitors
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  $36,000

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

Posting Date: July 9, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Administrative Assistant II - Manchester

Position:  Administrative Assistant II
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start/Teen Family Services
Salary:  $28,000 – $30,000

Major Responsibilities: Assists agency managers in the performance of general office duties involving clerical/administrative work; prepares and types a variety of non-routine/complex correspondence, forms, reports and similar items using a personal computer and MS Word software; develops outreach and other promotional material using desktop publishing and other types of software; answers phones and greets clients; responds to questions about program services from referral sources; connects prospective clients with appropriate staff member; refers callers to appropriate resources and other community agencies; and ensures office is opened and closed in a timely manner.

Position Requirements: Excellent oral and written communication skills in English/Spanish required; knowledge/experience of personal computer operation including word processing and/or data entry, Excel, desk top publishing, and/or as required by specific job assignment; type 45-50 wpm; working knowledge of standard office practices and equipment; and office organization skills to ensure smooth running of office. Minimum of two years general office experience including standard office practices and office organization skills to ensure office runs smoothly.

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

Posted August 14, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Data Entry Technician / Program Assistant

Position:  Data Entry Technician / Program Assistant
Location:  Pacoima Community Center
Programs:  FSC
Salary:  $30,000

Major Responsibilities:  Enters, maintains, and updates program and individual client data with accuracy and completeness in the ISIS (integrated Services Information System) City of LA data system for an average of 2,500 to 3,000 clients per year. Performs data entry to open, transfer, update and close cases; runs and distributes reports as required. Updates and tracks FSC program outcome report on a monthly basis. Reviews, follows up with staff, and completes quality control on all FSC individual files prior to be entered in to the ISIS data system. Oversees FSC distribution and tracking of supportive services and incentives. Answers general data inquiries, follow up with staff and conducts quality control on all files reported for data, supports front desk reception by answering phones and covering the front desk area.

Position Requirements: Proficient in Excel to create spreadsheets and reports; detail oriented for reconciliation of data base and referral systems; speed and accuracy on ten-key; basic math skills; type 35 wpm; basic knowledge of personal computer including Microsoft Office; professional phone skills and working knowledge of standard office practices and equipment.

How to Apply:
EmployeesPlease fax resume and Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates:  Please email hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

POSTING DATE:   December 28, 2015
Equal Opportunity Employer

Administrative Assistant II - Inglewood

Position:  Administrative Assistant II
Location:  Van Ness Office
Program:  Teen Family Services, Select Home Visitation
Annual Salary:  $26,000 – 28,000

Major Responsibilities: Assists agency managers and staff in the performance of general office duties including phones, greeting clients, data entry, and various clerical/administrative work; and assists with client activities.

Position Requirements: Proficient in MS Word and Excel; Type 45 – 50 wpm; minimum of 2-3 years general office experience; bilingual/Spanish required.

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

Posted:   January 13, 2016
Equal Opportunity Employer

Case Manager - Pacoima

Position: Case Manager
Program: Gang Prevention
Location:
Pacoima Community Center
Annual Salary: $36,000 – $37,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provide intake assessment and develops an individualized service plan to address risk factors identified during eligibility process; refers and links clients with program services and community resources; engages youth in interest-based opportunity that occupy them during non-school based hours, exposing them to pro-social peers and positive adult role models; maintains frequent contact with youth and families through home visits, field visits, office appointments and telephone conversations to follow through with services, and develops effective relationships to promote service coordination; caseload of 25-33 clients; monitors client participation in program services; provides intervention to clients with crises and conflict that need immediate resolution; facilitates/co-facilitates group meetings for clients in various settings; and prepares/maintains needed documentation of client records and reports.

Requirements:  B.A. in related field (strongly preferred) with minimum 2 years of case management experience working with at risk youth and their families or minimum 3-5 years case management experience working with at risk youth and their families; working knowledge of family dynamics and communities affected by gangs; effective written/oral communication and engagements skills; crisis intervention skills and work experience with high levels of risks for both youth and their families; flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Internal Candidates-
please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – please email resume to: hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: January 21, 2016

Program Director, Teen Family Services

Position:  Program Director
Program: Teen Family Services
Location:  South Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley
Salary:  $75,000

Major Responsibilities: Responsible for overseeing Teen Family Services program over a large geographic region by ensuring quality services to teen parents (including enhancing services to include fathers) and their children through oversight of staff, policy and contract compliance, and monitoring the successful achievement of program goals, objectives, and client outcomes. Develops key partnerships in the public and private community; provides strong leadership to staff and programs including staff and program development.

Position Requirements: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university program in social work, public health, psychology or other related or social science field; 5 years minimum of managerial/supervisory experience in a social service or healthcare setting; excellent written and verbal communication as well as public speaking experience; excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to team build and motivate staff; demonstrated community collaboration skills; experience providing counseling services to teen parents, children and families. Knowledge of child and adolescent development and issues affecting pregnant/parenting teens and teen pregnancy prevention. Experience with home visitation and case management working within a low income minority community preferred. This position requires travel between South Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley areas.

How to Apply
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please email hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: February 3, 2016

Supervisor - Mission Hills

Position:  Supervisor
Program:  AFLP/Cal Learn
Location:  Mission Hills Office
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Oversees the work of case managers, creating a supportive, collaborative, productive work environment, delivering high quality services, and meeting agency/contract performance requirements.  Primary responsibilities include reflective supervision and staff development, implementation of program operations/services consistent with the strategic plan, and quality improvement. Provides expertise regarding scope of work, professional standards, and program interventions and outcomes.  Develops and promotes community partnerships to expand educational, social and recreational, vocational, and economic opportunities for youth and their families; coordinates group activities at site; leads AFLP outreach efforts; and completes program management reports.  Assists the Program Director with special projects and assignments as needed.

Requirements:  Masters Degree in health, child development, or human service field required (MSW strongly preferred) with case management, heath education, or counseling experience with at risk youth, preferably pregnant and parenting teens; experience in maternal and child health and wellbeing in a social services setting; knowledge of social work and youth development practice and principles; ability to assess a broad spectrum of client needs, involvement in case planning, and linking clients to appropriate services/resources; fundamental understanding, including but is not limited to, parenting and child development, nutrition, prenatal/teen/child health, child abuse and neglect, and intimate partner violence;  familiarity with community based resources and services; demonstrated supervisory skills and experience; proven track record meeting goals, deadlines, and producing positive qualitative and quantitative outcomes; excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills; experience coordinating and/or facilitating youth activities or support groups; ability to engage in staff development through coaching, ongoing reflective supervision, and training;  proficient computer skills including use of databases; and clinical training background and/or experience required. Certified Lactation Educator or Counselor (CLE, CLC) and Family Planning Health Worker Certification preferred.  English and Spanish speaking preferred.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted:   February 3, 2016

Case Manager - Antelope Valley

Position:  Case Manager
Program:  Cal Learn
Location:  Pacoima Community Center (Antelope Valley caseload)
Annual Salary:  $36,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provide comprehensive case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required.

Position Requirements:  B.A. in related field or 2 years relevant case management experience; bilingual /Spanish required.

This position works independently providing services to Antelope Valley clients and will travel to the Pacoima Community Center 1-2 times per week to update client records, attend team meetings, and weekly supervision. Must have ability to work with minimum supervision; demonstrated organizational skills, initiative and a self-starter.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted: February 3, 2016

Child Care Assistant (Part-time) - Pacoima

Position:  Child Care Assistant, Part-time (10-15 hours per week)
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  Pacoima
Hourly Rate:  $12.28 an hour

Major Responsibilities: Provides nurturing and developmentally appropriate child care for children of El Nido clients; greets children as they arrive with parent in a friendly, welcoming manner and assists child to separate from parent and enter the group of children; provides opportunities for play and assists them with using toys, books and art materials; organizes and supervises group games and activities; plans and prepares activities prior to children’s arrival; and puts away items and cleans play area after their departure.

Position Requirements: Basic knowledge of child care methods and the child development process; ability to care for children in a nurturing, friendly manner; basic knowledge of program services and child abuse laws. Bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees – Please fax resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting Date: February 10, 2016

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