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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:

 

Computer Programming Instructor for Youth - South Los Angeles

Computer Programming Instructor / High School Aged Youth

El Nido Family Centers (El Nido) is seeking an experienced Technology Instructor to support a newly created programming academy for high school aged youth in South Los Angeles.  This position will provide quality instruction for students through an experiential 15-week course Instruction will be between 3 – 6 hours per week, and will include computer programming in JavaScript in a computer lab environment, field trips to areas businesses, facilitating guest speakers, and supporting group work.   The Technology Instructor works at El Nido’s South Los Angeles FamilySource Center under the supervision of the Youth Academic Coordinator.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate and supervise and classroom-style instruction with groups of 20 – 25 students;
  • Provide students with coursework advisement and support;
  • Supervise students to ensure a safe learning environment and organized program;
  • Assist with recruiting students from area schools and youth service organizations;
  • Maintain communication and follow up with students to encourage their consistent attendance;
  • Provide instruction;
  • Manage partnerships with private and public sector entities for fieldtrips, guest speakers, and advisory committee (desired);
  • Convene and coordinate the involvement of the advisory committee; and
  • Ensure program meets enrollment and completion objectives.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Two years experience facilitating group instruction, preferably with youth population.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably held in Computer Technology or a closely related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with programming languages, preferably JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with private sector peers.

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

Case Manager - Inglewood

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

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; bilingual/Spanish required.

Requirements:  BA in related field; 2 years related experience strongly 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

Case Manager - Pacoima

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

Major Responsibilities:   Provides 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 as required by GRYD Prevention Model. Develops effective relationships to promote service coordination for a caseload of up to 25 clients; monitors client participation in program services; provides intervention to clients and families 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 and actively participated in outreach process.

Requirements: B.A. in related field required with minimum 2 years of 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:
Employees – Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Educator - Inglewood

Position: Parent Educator
Location: Van Ness Office
Program: Select Home Visitation
Annual Salary: $39,000

Position Summary: The Parent Educator will provide supportive in home services to families
parenting young children in the areas of breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child
development and other related topics. The Parent Educator will also identify client strengths,
needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties:

* Works closely with Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
* Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client
centered approach.
* 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, nutrition and other related
topics using a client-centered approach and evidenced based curriculum.
* Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and
identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
* Attends and participates in all staff meetings and bi-monthly individual supervision with
Team Supervisor.
* Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion Parents As Teachers
(PAT) training. Must be certified by the National PAT Center annually after completing
competency-based professional development.
* Work collaboratively with team members and parents to coordinate and facilitate monthly
group activities for families and children.
* Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward
achieving the goals of the program.
* 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.
* Attends community meetings and outreach events. Conducts outreach activities with
partnering programs and the community at large.

Education/Experience/Skills:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Child Education, Social Work, or other
related field.
* At least two years of experience in working with young children and/or parents.
* Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills (outgoing, empathic, nonjudgmental,
patient, tactful), characteristics considered essential for mastering the
program’s five core competency areas (family support and parenting education; child and
family development; human diversity within family systems; health, safety and nutrition;
and relationships between families and communities).
* 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.
* 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.
* 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.

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 and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Program Managers - Pacoima

Position:  Program Manager
Program:  Gang Reduction & Youth Development (GRYD)
Location: 
Pacoima

Major Responsibilities:   Responsible for providing administrative, management and direct case work supervision for the GRYD Program.  Consults and collaborates with the Regional Director on issues that include, but are not limited to: program implementation, contract compliance, and program evaluation. Monitors program expenses to ensure that funds are spent in accordance with the program requirements and the fiscal policies established by funding source. Oversees and supervises program staff using a reflective model to foster a supportive work environment and as needed, provides support to program staff by directly facilitating individual and group treatment services to youth and adults in accordance with the standards of professional practice and agency policy and procedures. Serves as the direct liaison with the GRYD office/ City of Los Angeles, gang intervention service provider, LAPD, and other collaborating partners for the Pacoima/Foothill GRYD.

Requirements: Masters Degree in Social Work or related field with five years case management and counseling experience working with high risk youth and families; group facilitation experience preferred; three years demonstrated managerial skills sufficient to manage 6-10 employees; effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to support and motivate staff through coaching, modeling and training; community and interagency collaboration strategies and skills  to engage in successful collaborative activities; ability to manage and monitor large quantities of data and assure accuracy and timeliness of data and reports;  bilingual/Spanish required.  Previous experience working in the field of gang prevention strongly preferred.

How To Apply:
Internal Candidates –
please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources Department
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