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Looking for a career in the social services or mental health sector? Find your passion and come join the SPIRITT Family! Here at SPIRITT Family Services, we are interested in meeting people that have the knowledge, skills, education, and desire to work with children and families. SPIRITT’s associates belong to a network of trained, experienced, caring and committed individuals working in the areas of substance abuse, mental health, violence, trauma and child abuse prevention. For information about employment opportunities at SPIRITT Family Services, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@spiritt.org.

To apply for any of the job openings listed below, please email your resume to careers@spiritt.org and indicate the position for which you are interested. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Disclaimers: If the position you are interested in is not listed, this means that we are no longer accepting an application for this position. Many times our posted notices are re-posted to other sites and the information on those sites may not be up to date. Due to the high volume of responses we receive, we are regrettably unable to provide status updates and verification that your application was received. 

SPIRITT Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Opportunities Currently Open

Position: Fund Development Director

Compensation:  $85,000 - $100,000 – Year

The Fund Development Manager is responsible for leading SPIRITT’s ongoing fundraising initiatives. A primary responsibility will be writing, development, and reporting for SPIRITT’s grant funding, including all existing, renewal and proposed grants and contracts. This position also facilitates the annual giving campaign, individual donor development strategies and special fundraising events for SPIRITT. This position works in close collaboration with the Executive Director and maintains contact with SPIRITT’s Advisory Board, to ensure that fund development strategies throughout the organization are effectively designed and implemented. This position requires exceptional skills in administration, project management, financial tracking, relationship building, writing, communication and collaboration.

Annual Giving + Individual Donor Development

  • In collaboration with Executive Director/Board, develops short-term and long-term goals for unrestricted funding sources, including an annual fund development plan with attainable objectives and benchmarks, and monitors throughout the year.
  • Manage the planning and execution of the annual giving campaign by developing/sending mass mailings, crafting ask letters, segmenting donor lists, social media outreach, etc.
  • Maintain existing relationships and develop new relationships with donors, sponsors, businesses, foundation representatives and others to nurture their connection to the organization.
  • Solicit and engage sponsors for two large annual community events.
  • Develop an annual donor communication plan to ensure regular and meaningful communications throughout the year.
  • Produce letters to ensure the timely acknowledgement of gifts and donations.
  • Maintain donor databases.
  • Establish Annual Donor Appreciation and Engagement events.

Grant Writing and Management

  • Lead the grant writing process, which includes, but is not limited to, collaborating with the Executive Director, Program Directors and potential partners to manage the development, writing, and timely submission of all proposals/reports.
  • Lead the preparation and submission of grant reports, collaborating with team members to ensure delivery of the necessary data and documentation.
  • Maintain all grant-related filing systems (hard copy and web-based).
  • Research additional grant opportunities that match the goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Provide monthly grant reports to Executive Director and Board: Prospect Research Reports, Current Grant Updates, including financial reporting, Upcoming Report and Proposal Deadlines.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, manages all correspondence with funders related to reporting, contracts, and report/proposal submission.

Communications & Public Relations

  • Supervises most development and public affairs matters, particularly the creation of various communications such as the annual report, general boilerplate, general PowerPoint presentations, government relations, executive correspondences, and scripts for events.
  • Produces general content for website.
  • Prepares press releases, with the approval of the Executive Director.
  • Work with staff to identify potential media opportunities and stories.
  • Represents the organization at community events.
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis.
  • Identify, measure, and deliver Fund Development metrics to the leadership team to support organizational objectives.
  • Adheres to Agency Policies and Procedures

Position Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • Provide a copy of academic transcripts and degrees received
  • Possess a minimum 3-5 years proven experience in fund development – including grant writing, reporting, major gift solicitation and demonstrable personal solicitation success
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience raising annual budgets of $500,000 to $5 million
  • Extensive knowledge of the process of grant making through foundations, corporations and governmental agencies
  • Strong familiarity with funding sources supporting child abuse prevention, social enterprise, community organizing and public policy advocacy
  • Demonstrated research, writing, editing and proofreading capability; strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint plus experience in the use of the Internet and social media
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including excellent writing, public speaking and presentation skills
  • Facilitate with income and expense projections and experience preparing budget and financial reports
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a high-productivity, periodically deadline-focused environment
  • Creativity and flexibility to "get the job done" while maintaining a healthy work culture
  • Must possess high quality writing and editing skills with the ability to produce written finished documents on deadline
  • Should be a self-motivated, high-energy person with the capacity to engage staff colleagues, board members and the membership in the execution of the various development strategies
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism is required
  • Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve programs in a timely manner
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to administration, management and employees request
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently
  • Fingerprint check for criminal history background and receive a clearance from a law enforcement agency, and training on child abuse reporting procedures
  • Complete the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas)
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance

Position: Lead Clinician

El Monte Location

Full Time

$68,000 – Year

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership, supervision for both spa 3 and 7, and coordination supervision for SPIRITT Bachelor level staff.
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • Review and approve notes on Exym within 48 hours of submission
  • Facilitate and participate in monthly peer audits and quarterly program audits
  • Identify training needs for staff and communicate with manager
  • Notify manager about Special Incidents within an hour
  • Complete special incident reports within 24 hours and submit to manager
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the mental health component of the Agency to ensure program quality
  • Keep agency Director’s and Wraparound Program Managers informed on mental health issues and needs
  • Keep Wraparound Program Manager informed of high risk cases that require consistent monitoring
  • Participate in Wraparound Treatment Team Meeting on a weekly basis
  • Attend and Participate in Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Child and Team Family meetings (CFT)
  • Follow and adhere to the Share Core Practice Model
  • Provide group and individual supervision to bachelor’s level staff for both spa 3 and 7
  • Provide support for staff’s goals for licensing and hours completion for board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Oversee, review, train, and update staff to ensure accuracy and consistency in program quality, external reports/letters and client files through weekly individual and group meetings.
  • Assist with auditing of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files)
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals
  • Provide coverage for contract meetings when requested by Program Manager
  • Participate in funder/ state and other types of audit preparation
  • Be available to staff/clients after hours for crisis/case consultation 24 hours a day
  • Co-Facilitate trainings for identified trainings needs for program staff, related to contract requirements, quality assurance and improvement, and competency based trainings
  • Participate and assist with agency and initiative wide evaluation of program outcomes and impact
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures and funding/contract (s) requirements
  • Provide clinical documentation training and clinical training needed for staff
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed and / or in the absence of the Program Manager
  • Attend trainings related to program to expand clinical and program knowledge
  • Inform Program Manager with staff related issues to be addressed
  • Implement changes required by Program Manager/Agency and or Contract
  • Assist Program Manager in administrative related tasks (i.e. hours of service, timeliness of documentations)
  • Assign cases to clinicians as requested by Wraparound Manager, as needed
  • Adheres to budget changes in the program and collaborate with Program Manager
  • Provide coverage and open cases when needed

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • A licensed MFT, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist with a minimum of two (2) years experience in providing clinical supervision
  • Maintain license in good standing with the Board of Behavioral Science if licensed
  • Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the clinical supervision of staff
  • Complete 14 County/DMH Required Wraparound Trainings within the first 12 months of position
  • Knowledge of DMH documentation
  • Possess good judgement and able to work independently and as a team
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child & family counseling and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures
  • 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 group in the community
  • Knowledge and ability to priced specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached)
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills
  • Complete a 7-week session of the Family Communication Skills Classes (Windows/Ventanas)
  • A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Current and valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance

Facilities Technician Specialist

South El Monte & Whittier

Temporary – Full Time Position

The Facilities Technician will clean, sanitize, and maintain commercial buildings. Responsible for providing safe, reliable, and efficient transportation to families and children;

Responsible for performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks including general facility repairs on call and on an as needed basis. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs general cleaning and sanitizing tasks and services throughout assigned property.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms, stocks soap dispensers and hand towels.  
  • Cleans and disinfects kitchen counters, sinks and breakroom areas.
  • Washes dishes, utensils, glasses, pots and pans.
  • Wipes and dusts surfaces in offices.
  • Vacuums and cleans floors, rugs, furniture.
  • Picks up and empties trash containers throughout commercial buildings.
  • In commercial property, notifies facilities manager if something is not working properly.
  • Drive vehicle in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area within a daily assigned time schedule.
  • Demonstrates a positive, encouraging attitude and healthy boundaries with clients and staff.
  • Must be personable and provide great customer service to clients.
  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required.
  • Support with the maintenance of agency vehicles.
  • Stop at designated points to load and unload passengers.
  • Assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids and properly secure wheelchairs, scooters, car seats and strollers.
  • Address facility issues/repairs including painting, small repairs, mounting of wall frames, assembly of office furniture, moving of items, etc.
  • Notify Program Manager of overload, accidents, passenger incidents, medical/behavioral problems, or van mechanical/electrical trouble.
  • Advise passengers of rules and regulations when necessary.
  • Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures and County contract.
  • Attend staff meetings to coordinate the program with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Maintain good community outreach with external agencies and community groups.
  • Work closely with the Team members and Program Manager to ensure integrated quality services.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Facilities Technician Specialist

South El Monte & Whittier & Bell Gardens, Pomona Locations

Full Time Position

Hourly Rate: $20.00

The Facilities Technician will clean, sanitize, and maintain commercial buildings. Responsible for providing safe, reliable, and efficient transportation to families and children;

Responsible for performing multiple repair and maintenance tasks including general facility repairs on call and on an as needed basis. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs general cleaning and sanitizing tasks and services throughout assigned property.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms, stocks soap dispensers and hand towels.
  • Cleans and disinfects kitchen counters, sinks and breakroom areas.
  • Washes dishes, utensils, glasses, pots and pans.
  • Wipes and dusts surfaces in offices.
  • Vacuums and cleans floors, rugs, furniture.
  • Picks up and empties trash containers throughout commercial buildings.
  • In commercial property, notifies facilities manager if something is not working properly.
  • Drive vehicle in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area within a daily assigned time schedule.
  • Demonstrates a positive, encouraging attitude and healthy boundaries with clients and staff.
  • Must be personable and provide great customer service to clients.
  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required.
  • Support with the maintenance of agency vehicles.
  • Stop at designated points to load and unload passengers.
  • Assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids and properly secure wheelchairs, scooters, car seats and strollers.
  • Address facility issues/repairs including painting, small repairs, mounting of wall frames, assembly of office furniture, moving of items, etc.
  • Notify Program Manager of overload, accidents, passenger incidents, medical/behavioral problems, or van mechanical/electrical trouble.
  • Advise passengers of rules and regulations when necessary.
  • Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures and County contract.
  • Attend staff meetings to coordinate the program with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Maintain good community outreach with external agencies and community groups.
  • Work closely with the Team members and Program Manager to ensure integrated quality services.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Internships

Year round, SPIRITT Family Services partners with local colleges and universities to provide comprehensive internship opportunities to students in the areas of behavioral health, social work, substance-abuse, non-profit management, marketing and communication, and fund development. Students are provided with direct supervision and professional development training from experienced and licensed professionals. Internship positions are available in our Whittier, La Puente, Glendora and South El Monte locations. SPIRITT Family Services has entered into cooperative learning agreements with:

  • Hope International University
  • Whittier College
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Pacific Oaks University
  • University of La Verne
  • Intercoast College
  • University of Phoenix, Pasadena

Marriage Family Therapist and Social Work Internship

To participate, students must be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited university in the field of social work, psychology, or any certified Marriage Family Counseling College. MFT Trainees and Social Worker Associates can expect to work with a variety of clinical diagnosis and clients, including providing culturally sensitive individual, family and group therapy. The MFT/SW Internship is a yearlong program and average about 20 hours per week. Students receive weekly individual and group supervision, in addition to monthly professional development trainings. Bachelor level students in field of mental or behavioral health are also concerns in some instances. Our MFT Interns tend to be referred through cooperative agreements with graduate (and in some instances bachelor’s) programs. The CA Board of Behavioral Sciences published an article on the Most Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Marriage and Family Therapist Trainees and Interns (2009), which can be accessed by clicking here. http://www.bbs.ca.gov/

Internship Positions Typically Open

  • Social Worker Trainee (ASW)
  • Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) Trainee
  • CADCA and RRW/RS

For information about any of these unpaid internship opportunities, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@spiritt.org