El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Program: Cal Learn
Location: Mission Hills
Annual Salary: $52,000 - $55,000
Major Responsibilities: Oversees the work of case managers, creating a supportive, productive work environment, delivering high quality services, and meeting agency/contract performance requirements. Primary responsibilities include reflective supervision and development of staff, implementation of program operations/services consistent with the strategic plan, and quality assurance. 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. Completes program management reports. Assists the Director with special projects 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.
Position: Family Development Facilitators (2 positions)
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. Bilingual/Spanish preferred.