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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:

 

Case Managers - South Los Angeles

Position:  Case Managers
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Salary:  $36,000 – $38,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provides case management services to client/families to assess their needs and refer to community resources and/or El Nido services and/or acts as an advocate to help them obtain services; develops a service plan in conjunction with client/family based on assessments; maintains frequent contact with clients through home visits, appointments at the FSC and telephone conversations to follow through with services and provide ongoing support; completes required program document and reports.

Position Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, child development or a related field and a minimum of three years related experience with youth or families. Degree requirement may be waived if applicant has relevant coursework/trainings in above mentioned areas and a minimum of four years related experience.  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

Child and Family Counselor - South Los Angeles

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Salary:  $53,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provides individual, family and group counseling to children, youth and families at the Family Source Center and in-home visits in the South LA and Compton areas.  Also responsible for supervising graduate level interns

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

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

Health and Nutrition Specialist - South Los Angeles

Position:  Health and Nutrition Specialist
Location:  South Los Angeles
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  $40,000 – $48,000

Major Responsibilities: Plans, develops and implements operational procedures for health and nutrition services for children and families in accordance with performance standards as needed; reviews Service Area Plans and Policies and Procedures yearly and updates plans and policies as needed; oversees and coordinates health screening with developmental and mental health screening of children in conjunction with Education and Disabilities/Mental Health Manager and monitors for delivery of services to determine compliance; maintains and updates each month health monitoring and tracking tools to determine each enrolled child is up to date on their immunizations and well-child visits and works with parent and home visitor if child is not up to date. Reviews each newly enrolled child’s health records and vital health service data and interprets information to assists family in understanding medical provider’s recommendation.  Promotes health and safety practices in the program and coordinates safety and sanitation procedures, first aid, and emergency medical procedures as needed; provides/coordinates nutrition and health training for staff; provides ongoing consultation and training on prenatal services component of the program to home visitors; monitors and plans nutrition services, such as menu plan for socializations for the year; links program families with ongoing system of health care if needed.  Provides leadership and direction for community linkages to locate and access resources for families in the areas of nutrition and health; negotiates with the Health Services Advisory Committee and local health care professionals and service providers to ensure that services for families are available and accessible as needed.

Position Requirements:  B.A. Degree in social work, psychology, childhood education, education, social work, health and human services, public health, health education or a related field with training and experience in areas that include: the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education, particularly infants and toddlers, family support, health education and promotion. Previous experience providing direct services to low income families and in working with persons of varied experience and ethnic backgrounds; previous experience working with infants and toddlers with health needs and knowledge of Early Head Start services highly desirable.  Must have working knowledge of public health, child development, brain development, counseling, parent education, case management services, and social work values, principles and practice. Knowledgeable of adult learning concepts and have the skills to impart knowledge through effective teaching methods; and ability to train staff.

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

Tutor/College Student Mentor - Pacoima Community Center

Position:                   Tutor/College Student Mentor
Program:                  Gang Reduction Youth Development (GRYD)
Location:                  Pacoima Community Center
Hourly Rate:            $14.50   (10 hours per week)

Major Responsibilities:  Provides one on one tutoring of GRYD youth after school for 10 hours per week.  The tutor must be available to work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00 pm and Tuesdays from 2:00 – 6:00 pm.

Position Requirements:  College students are strongly preferred with strong skills in math and English.  Prior experience as a tutor or mentor is preferred;  good communication skills 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

Regional Director - South Los Angeles

Position:  Regional Director
Location:  South Los Angeles
Programs:  Early Head Start, Family SourceCenter, First 5 Best Start, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Counseling (CAPIT)

Position Summary:  Responsible for managing the implementation and program development of high quality comprehensive programs for children, adolescents and families served by El Nido Family Centers in the South Los Angeles area.  Represents El Nido Family Centers in the community providing leadership in community collaboration and advocating for program services; and provides strong leadership to staff and oversight of program operations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs managerial duties including interviewing, hiring, performance evaluations, recommendation of salary increases, counseling and coaching of staff. Oversees the professional development of staff through staff trainings, case presentations, and individual and group supervisions and provides learning opportunities for staff.
  • Monitors contract compliance for Early Head Start, First 5 Best Start, CAPIT, and the Family SourceCenter in South Los Angeles; monitors staff activities for compliance with contract goals and objectives; confers and plans strategies with executive management regarding ongoing progress toward meeting contract goals. Meets with managers and supervisors to provide guidance and resources as needed to achieve strategic action plans for each program.  Monitors expenditures for compliance of budgeted programs and may participate in developing budgets for programs and regions.
  • Oversees the implementation of Quality assurance and improvement strategies and procedures for programs offered by El Nido in South Los Angeles. Provides consultation and support to managers regarding administrative and program issues during site visits or as a result of quality assurance reviews; and develops and implements plan with managers to meet contracted performance measures.
  • Assists in the grant writing process as needed and assists grants administrator in preparation of various reports to county, state, and city funding agencies and private funding sources.
  • Represents El Nido and its programs to the community and promotes El Nido’s mission, activities and needs; develops effective collaborative working relationships with representative of other public, private and community based organizations for mutual benefit. Including developing and implementing outreach strategies and procedures to ensure on-going referrals and communication across agencies documented in  Memorandums of Understanding.
  • Initiates, assists in designing and proposes new service programs that would benefit the community and/or enhance El Nido’s current programs; establishes goals and objectives; and plans, develops and monitors implementation of new programs.

Position Requirements:  Master’s Degree in Social Work or related area; demonstrated leadership, managerial and administrative skills sufficient to effectively manage a large number of staff and programs, several years of experience and knowledge providing oversight of multiple service contracts; staff development and supervision, direct service experience working with youth and families, knowledgeable of all laws relating to welfare, child abuse reporting, agency/State program policies, teens, parenting, custody, child care, and marital/domestic violence; and crisis intervention skills.  Ability to develop, implement and administer quality assurance and improvement strategies for multiple services contracts.  Very effective written and oral communication skills.

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

Quality Assurance Program Manager - South Los Angeles

Position:  Quality Assurance Program Manager
Program:  FamilySource Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Annual Salary:  $42,000 – $43,600

Position Summary:  The Quality Assurance Program Manager oversees and provides quality assurance services, tracking and monitoring assistance, and works in collaboration with the Program Director to ensure programmatic compliance for South Los Angeles FamilySource Center program.

Responsibilities: Reviews and conducts internal programmatic audit of Case Managers for accuracy and completion of required City documentation including intake and enrollment packets with appropriate signatures, progress notes, and supportive service and outcome incentive documentation; assist with managing, monitoring and tracking all fiscal supportive service outcome and incentive documentation (check requests, petty cash, invoices); monitor and establish procedures for FSC Case Managers to complete all required documentation in a timely manner; conducts quarterly internal client file audits; report deficiencies and identifies corrections to Case Managers and Data Entry Technician and clerks; identify and gather Youth and Adult Service Outcomes in collaboration with Case Managers and Youth Academic Program Manager; analyze and evaluate Customer Enrollment and Outcome reports on weekly basis and provide and review finding with Program Director; coordinate with Data Entry team to ensure client charts are reflected in data entry system with identified service and service date; purchase and oversee monthly office supply orders, refreshments for program services and conduct inventory of all office supplies and donated resources.

Requirements: BA degree in related field; excellent written, oral and organizational skills; demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills sufficient to review Case Manager documentation, Data Entry input, and communicate deficiencies to staff and implement strategies for improvement; demonstrated essential supervisory skills to  supervise a small group of employees (experience strongly preferred); strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint programs); bilingual/Spanish strongly preferred.

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.
*  Home visits required.

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

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