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"I am a single mother and my two children are my biggest treasures. Thanks to this program and my therapist, a very professional person. I was able to improve my lifestyle and change my mentality in regards to the development and education of my children."

Each year college students from many different universities complete internships with SPIRITT Family Services. Our agency has a strong commitment to quality fieldwork education in the fields of social work, non-profit management, communications and development. In addition to receiving direct individual supervision from specially trained and experienced professionals, students also participate with group supervision.

 

For information about internship opportunities at SPIRITT Family Services, please email your resume and description of your interest to Mary Parra at:
mary@spiritt.org

 

Employment

For information about employment opportunities at SPIRITT Family Services, please email your resume to Mary Parra at:
mary@spiritt.org

 

 

 

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS 2/26/14

 

Position: Program Assistant
Program: Healthy Families America Program
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt (hourly)
SUMMARY: The Program Assistant is responsible for coordinating and performing administrative and clerical duties for the Healthy Families America (HFA) program at SPIRITT Family Services South El Monte Center. Program Assistant must exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision. Essential duties will include administrative duties such as answering telephone calls, providing resources to callers, assisting with copies and creating client charts. Administrative support with program evaluation will also be a key role, including data entry into various online and computer-based databases as well as assistance with data collection and reports. Accuracy, timeliness, and a positive attitude are critical.

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have:
• High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency.
• A working knowledge of general office methods.
• Telephone skills sufficient to handle a heavy volume of calls.
• A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency.
• Personal computer and routine word processing skills.
• Effective oral and written communications skills.
• Current and valid drivers' license and proof of current auto insurance.
• Recent Tuberculosis test.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Pay Rate: TBD based on qualifications and experience.

 

 

Position: Clinical Director
Program: Agency-Wide
Status: Full-time, Exempt
SUMMARY: The Clinical Director is an upper management position whose primary responsibility is to ensure the quality and ethical practices of patient care. Director will work closely with diverse teams - program managers, clinical supervisors and executives to ensure clients receive appropriate diagnosis and treatment through a coordinated delivery system. Director will need to have DMH experience and trained in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Models. Director is responsible to train and evaluate members of the staff including interns and provide supervision to therapeutic teams. Director will work closely with Quality Assurance Manager to evaluate existing contract compliance, monitoring and reporting to make certain contractual goals are met. Required skills are time management, leadership, organizational, strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution to be able to handle this job effectively.

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have:
• Master's Degree or higher in Psychology or related field.
• Individual must have and maintain California State Licensure.
• Minimum of five years experience of clinical supervision and managing programs in the human services sector specifically mental health and substance abuse including program development and evaluation.
• Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence based practices.
• Proven experience understanding and demonstrated ability to generate revenues for clinical services.
• Ability to work in and adapt the culture of a multi-cultural, community based organization.
• Experience working in crisis setting with individuals and families.
• Computer proficiency including Outlook, Word, Excel, customized databases.

Pay Rate: TBD based on qualifications and experience.

 

 

Position: Mental Health Clinician
Program: KEYS Mental Health
Status: Full Time, Exempt
SUMMARY: The Clinician conducts assessments and develops client and family driven service/treatment plans, provides integrated mental health, substance abuse, child abuse prevention and treatment services, and coordinates services with other providers. Treatment is provided through individual, group and family therapy both on site and in the community (including schools, homes and other facilities where available and assigned). In addition, the Clinician is responsible for researching and providing resource/linkage and referral follow-up to clients and collaborating with clinicians and/or other advocates, interagency and externally, to better assist clients with maximum support. It is essential that the Clinician maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other required documentation; attend staff clinical supervision to establish and coordinate consumer and/or family treatment goals; maintain specified level of productivity (caseload) and quality of services.

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have:
• Be registered with the California Board of Behavioral Science working toward licensure as professional counselor (LCSW, LMFT or Licensed Clinical Psychologist)
• Maintain good standing with the licensing board and provide copy of current registration
• Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
• Posses adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
• Knowledge and ability to provide integrated services for children, adults and families
• Knowledge and ability to provide services in the alcohol and/or drug related field and to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
• A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency.
• Personal computer and routine word processing skills.
• Current and valid drivers' license and proof of current auto insurance.
• Recent Tuberculosis test.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Pay Rate: TBD based on qualifications and experience.

 

 

Position: Case Manager/Resource Specialist
Program: CARIΡO PFF/Agency-Wide (Screening Department - 855 line)
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt (hourly)
SUMMARY: The Case Manager/Resource Specialist is responsible for screening clients for appropriate SPIRITT programs. The Case Manager/Resource Specialist is housed at the SPIRITT South El Monte Family Center. Their role includes engaging new clients - callers, walk-in's and scheduled referrals. The Case Manager/Resource Specialist tracks client information, facilitates the referral process to SPIRITT programs, advocates for clients, monitors referral outcomes, and refers clients to community resources. The Case Manager/Resource Specialist also conducts outreach on behalf of the agency and serves as a liaison for new SPIRITT referrals as well as an agency representative in the community.

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have:
• Minimum High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency, Bachelor's degree and professional experience in social services preferred.
• Case Management/crisis management experience.
• Telephone skills sufficient to handle a heavy volume of calls, ability to multi-task.
• Effective communication skills - conflict resolution, relationship building, customer service oriented, agency representative.
• A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency.
• Data entry/computer proficiency.
• Effective oral and written communications skills.
• Current and valid drivers' license and proof of current auto insurance.
• Recent Tuberculosis test.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Pay Rate: TBD based on qualifications and experience.

 

 

To apply for any of the above listed job openings, please email your resume to Mary Parra at Mary@spiritt.org and indicate the position for which you are interested. Qualified applicants will be interviewed. Community applicants (non-SPIRITT employees) will also be eligible to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Thank you,
Angelica Taheri Director of Program Operations SPIRITT Family Services (626) 442-1400 x201 AngelicaR@spiritt.org

 

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