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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:

 

MSW Case Manager - South Los Angeles

Position:  MSW Case Manager
Program:  Family Source Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Supervises graduate level interns; conducts parenting classes; provides case management services to high risk 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 and telephone conversations to follow through with services and provide ongoing support; completes required documentation.

Position Requirements:  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 a plus.

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

Data Entry Technician (Part-Time) - Pacoima

Position:  Data Entry Technician (Part time, 19 hours per week)
Location:  Pacoima Community Center
Programs:  GRYD
Salary:  $1,167.00 per month

Major Responsibilities:  Assists management team with program data collection tasks as required by GRYD model of practice and evaluation team; performs data entry, reconciliation and necessary corrections as required by management team; generates data reports for management and GRYD staff; tracks program referrals, case assignments, and eligibility status; and administers YSET and YSET-R as needed.

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

Program Assistant - Compton

Position:  Program Assistant
Program:  AFLP and Cal Learn
Location:  Compton

Major Responsibilities:   Review and approve case documentation, including opening packets, closing cases, progress notes, county documents, and other varied documents; conduct quality assurance reviews of openings, closings, and active cases; monitor AFLP wait list and assign referrals; conduct outreach and attend community meetings as needed; assist with opening and closing cases and monitoring the timely closing of cases; monitor all Cal-Learn checklists that come into the office for Aid Termination of cases and other requests from GAIN; work closely with management, data entry staff, GAIN, MCAH, and other entities to troubleshoot and resolve case problems; assign cases (Universe and referred from GAIN and other providers); assist with uncovered caseloads, including case management responsibilities based on site and program needs; ability to fill in for supervisor in their absence; assist in training of new staff.

Requirements:  El Nido case management experience and working knowledge of CLRN and AFLP programs preferred; bilingual/Spanish 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 

Case Managers - South Los Angeles

Position:  Case Managers
Program:  FamilySource Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Annual 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 Application to Human Resources
External Candidates: Please email hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Coach Supervisor - Panorama City

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

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

Administrative Assistant II - Los Angeles

Position:  Administrative Assistant II
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start/Teen Family Services
Annual 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

Program Director, Teen Family Services - South LA & SF Valley

Position:  Program Director
Program: Teen Family Services
Location:  South Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley
Annual Salary:  $73,000 – $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

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.

Supervisor - Compton

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

Major Responsibilities:  Oversees the work of case managers for home visitation program, creating a supportive, collaborative, productive work environment, delivering high quality services, and meeting agency/contract performance requirements.  Primary responsibilities include reflective individual and group supervision and staff development and the implementation of program operations and quality assurance plan. 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/facilitates group activities at site; leads outreach efforts; oversees data collected is accurate and program reporting deadlines are consistently met. Completes required program management reports. Manages day to day facilities operation of local site. Assists the Program Director with special projects and assignments as needed.

Requirements:  Masters Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or other related field with 2 years as a supervisor in a social services setting preferred or a combination of a B.A. in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology, or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years as a supervisor in the field of social services; 2 years of home visitation with maternal child health experience preferred; knowledge of Reflective Practice preferred; 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 strongly preferred. 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

Home Based Supervisor - Los Angeles

Position:  Home Based Supervisor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  MA $50,000 – $55,000,  or BA $45,000 – $50,000

Major Responsibilities:   Provides assistance with planning and implementation of comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in the home-based program; oversees the work of a team of home visitors in providing one on one reflective supervision, observations of home visits, parent activities, group socializations for parents and children and reviews records and enrollment levels; monitors staff activities for compliance with contract goals; provides program orientation and training of new staff; assists in identifying ongoing training needs of program staff and plans the development and training to meet those needs; and provides other management duties including hiring, performance evaluations, and implementing professional development plans of staff.

Position Requirements:  Masters Degree in Social Work, early childhood education, education, social work, psychology, or a related field and/or 5 years of 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, and Head Start Programming; supervisory experience a plus.  Previous experience providing direct services to low-income families and in working with persons of varied experience and ethnic backgrounds.

Qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of child development, counseling, parent education and case management services; demonstrated managerial skills preferably in a child care or social service setting; working knowledge of brain development, child development curriculum, and social work values, principles and practice; knowledgeable of adult learning concepts and the ability to impart knowledge through effective teaching methods; ability to train and supervise diverse staff; and effective oral and written 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