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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.

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Position: Clinician/Case Navigator

Program: Prevention & Aftercare SPA 3

Rate: $58,240.00/ Annually

The Clinician/Case Navigator is responsible for providing a wide variety of direct and indirect services in support to the Prevention and Aftercare Program families while exemplifying agency core values, mission, and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide clinical case navigation and conduct needs assessments to Level 2 and Level 3 participants to inform the development client and family driven service/treatment plans.
  • Coordinate mental health services with other providers, within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Provide face to face services during COVID 19 pandemic.
  • In addition to face to face services may also be offered virtually through zoom or other virtual platforms
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals as required by contract and assignment of cases by Program Manager.
  • Assist client and/or family in daily functioning by providing support services and behavioral skill building in the home, at school and/or other settings to meet the clients’ needs.
  • Brief and Solution Focused 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), to help participants reach individualized goals correlated with the program goals.
  • Responsible for providing clinical and crisis support to prevention and aftercare team members and families; specifically working with high-risk families/clients referred from all sources to the Prevention and Aftercare Program.
  • Provide facilitation for classes, support groups and structured family program and educational activities focused on decreasing social isolation and enhancing economic well-being and self-sufficiency.
  • Clinician will work closely with case navigators to identify community resources, provide linkages to services, and coordinate services.
  • Assist in developing and executing structured family programs and educational activities for children, youth and/or adults as assigned.
  • Must demonstrate a clear understanding of Prevention & Aftercare model, that emphasizes community empowerment and awareness of cultural diversity and inclusivity.
  • Maintain the communication with DCFS regional offices while maintaining positive and professional relationships among all partnerships.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly all staff meetings.
  • Implement and maintain Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Represent SPIRITT in meetings with external agencies and community groups.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master’s degree and registered with California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • 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
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files, and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community)
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of superiors
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Possess adequate coursework and knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child and 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 specific services as required by contract
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by the Board of Directors and contracts
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the community served
  • 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 provide services to families impacted by domestic violence, trauma and loss
  • Knowledge of core practice and protective factors
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Good standing driving record in the Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter
  • Work schedule will include regular office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and will require non-traditional office hours evenings and weekends (including some days Monday – Friday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Saturday or Sunday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Hours: Full-time, Monday through Friday, weekends and nights may be required.

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Position: Senior Accountant

Program: Administration

Rate: $31.25- $33.65/ hourly

The Senior Accountant is expected to display considerable initiative in meeting deadlines, as well as identifying ways to improve and/or streamline processes within their areas of responsibility and department. Performs a wide range of moderately complex accounting tasks at a skill level high enough to accurately maintain the organization's books, including but not limited to: preparation, maintenance and analysis of accounting records, schedules, reports and financial statements; preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of ledger accounts; preparation of federal, state and local tax returns. Researches and resolves problems. Ensures accuracy and compliance with accounting policies and procedures. Performs responsibility assigned specific accounting area such as payroll, A/R, A/P, G/L or payroll applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assists the Director of Finance & Administration with the day-to-day and monthly operations  of the Accounting/Finance Department.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and general ledger maintenance.
  • Analyze General Ledger activity for discrepancies and report back to the Director of Finance and Administration.
  • Gathers the monthly payroll allocation from ADP for the Shared Cost Allocation.
  • Prepares and records the monthly allocation of shared costs
  • Reconciles and reports monthly DMH claims utilization
  • Assists in preparing and recording the invoices and collate the supporting documents for submission to government and foundation
  • Maintains Closing calendar and facilitate scheduling to ensure invoices are paid in a timely
  • Assists in the preparation of reports necessary for proposals and/or grant
  • Provides support for agency and program audits
  • Will support the Head of Finance in conducting agency trainings and updating the Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • May support the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Agency's and County' policies and
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or accounting/finance. Experience with nonprofits preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate attention to details and good-record-keeping
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel) and other accounting system QuickBooks or Financial
  • Hands-on detail-oriented
  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the
  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and
  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends. Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of
  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends. Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work
  • Fingerprint check for criminal history background and receive a clearance from a law enforcement agency, and training on child abuse reporting
  • Complete the Family Communication Skill Classes (Windows/Ventanas).
  • Current and valid drivers' license and proof of current auto insurance

Hours: Full time, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with limited weekends and evenings.

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Position: Program Assistant

Program: Prevention & Aftercare SPA 3

Hourly Rate:  $18.00 Hour

Responsible for providing administrative support to the P&A (Service Planning Area 3) Program and provide data entry/management support to track and monitor program requirements. Exemplify agency core values (Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery) and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide administrative support to P&A program’s front desk, set up and maintain comprehensive files of information; copies, sorts, faxes, and files documents
  • Greets visitors and answer incoming telephone calls, assist or direct the visitor to the appropriate individual
  • Conduct phone screening of callers to identify client needs and to gather client information and data
  • Provide resources/linkage to callers as needed
  • Provide and communicate about front desk coverage as needed
  • Inventories and maintains office supplies; assists staff with specific supply requests; verify supply receipts with orders and reconcile charges; orders more as necessary ensuring lowest cost commensurate with acceptable quality
  • Operates office equipment including copy machines, scanners, fax machines, computers, printers, and other equipment.
  • Performs routine office equipment maintenance to determine cause of problems and need for service or repair.
  • Ensure office machines are stocked with paper and are in proper working order; calls for service as necessary
  • Sets-up rooms for meetings or conferences, including checking in attendees, making or setting out beverages and refreshments and clearing or cleaning up rooms.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic will be responsible for providing “curbside services” to staff/clients while practicing agency curbside policy and protocols, including wearing appropriate PPE, social distancing, sanitizing and hygiene protocols
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, required to work onsite at a designated SPIRITTT Family Center while following social distancing, PPE and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols
  • Collaborates with Program Coordinators, Program Manager, Directors, and Consultants in tracking program services, participant demographics, and documentation
  • Complete bi-yearly Client Agency Demographic Report
  • Assist with preparing and distributing client specific surveys, Protective Factors surveys and staff surveys
  • Assist manager in preparing and completing agenda for weekly staff meetings
  • Take minutes for staff meetings when assigned by Manager
  • Responsible for ensuring room availability for groups and/or meetings and prepare sign-in sheet
  • Maintain program calendar and facilitate scheduling to ensure program/clerical support and office space
  • Assist with invoices, completing check requests and purchase orders
  • Monitor and submit monthly reports for manager to review
  • Maintain budget for program supplies and complete a monthly expense report
  • Create a tracking system, and monitor mileage monthly submission and follow up with P&A staff
  • Sign up staff for trainings as requested by Manager
  • Attend required trainings for P&A Program and Agency
  • Attend meetings and trainings at Supervisor’s request
  • Provide assistance and maintain tracking systems for program evaluation for continuous quality improvement purposes
  • Data entry of various forms and information into several data systems/programs in a timely manner
  • Maintain copies of documentations and create files for new client intakes
  • Responsible for working closely with Program Manager, Program Coordinator, and Clinical Supervisor to monitor audit schedules along with logging and monitoring audit corrections from staff
  • Responsible for tracking and monitoring client charts, and ensure accuracy of logging charts to be stored and or shredded
  • Maintain program tracking systems to ensure contract compliance, including creating new binders and files for current fiscal year
  • File, log, and submit special incident reports to Admin as requested by Manager
  • Provide support 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)
  • Reviews signature, timeliness of checklists, and completion of all P&A forms submitted by Case Navigators and Clinician/Case Navigator
  • Collect and track home visitor visits by month and submit to Program Manager
  • Send reminder emails and follows up with program staff on deadlines as requested by Manager
  • Keep informed of direct service activities and documentation practices/requirements
  • Assist in planning family structured educational activities and events
  • Assist and support with external and internal events for P&A Program
  • Responsible for ordering, distributing and helping staff with technology
  • Provides technical assistance and training to end users in the proper use of applications or tools
  • Maintain good community outreach with external agencies and community groups
  • Assist manager with typing and organizing documents, new policies/presentations, and all related paperwork related to program
  • Maintains accuracy and consistency in tracking systems; timekeeping, external reports, and internal reports
  • Provide oral and written reports on data inquiries in a timely manner
  • Assist with initiative and agency wide evaluation of program outputs, outcomes, and impact
  • Assist in preparation of reports necessary for proposals and/or grants applications
  • Attend staff meetings to coordinate the program with other phases of SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Participate and assist with agency and initiative wide evaluation of the program
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals
  • Report daily hours worked on ADP and add notes for missed punches
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. (or equivalent) or higher Bachelors preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files; and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Knowledge of principles of effective customer service and telephone etiquette
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community)
  • Ability to establish comfortable relationships with patients and their family member
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of superiors
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • A working knowledge of general office methods
  • 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 specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached)
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
  • Knowledge and ability to provide services to various ethnic/cultural groups in the community
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the community served
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received
  • Good standing driving record in the Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting
  • Work schedule will include regular office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and will require non-traditional office hours evenings and weekends (including some days Monday – Friday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Saturday or Sunday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Hours: Full-time plus (with flexibility) 

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Position: Economic Resource Coordinator

Program: Prevention & Aftercare SPA 3

Hourly Rate:  $25.00 Hour

The Economic Resource Coordinator is responsible for providing specialized assistance and services to produce the financial/economic stability with participants while collaborating with Prevention and Aftercare team by utilizing strategies outlined by the Program Manager. Exemplify agency core values and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Conducts community needs assessment and analyze the data to determine specific needs of the community to strengthen economic development.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong, professional working relationships with a range of community stakeholders to support their economic stability.
  • Solicit partnership interest and involvement in establishing financial stability to the community, such as establishing a financial literacy program and/or training on interview readiness and job resume development.
  • Coordinate the development of structured family activities in collaboration with Program Coordinator/Program Manager that provide skill development services, educational workshops, and resources to improve family’s protective factors.
  • Develop and implement an economic stability assessment to increase job matching and training opportunities in order to establish outcome measures that meet annual workplan goals.
  • Develop, implement and maintain up to date linkage opportunities that specifically support economic development, such as job training and/or job skill development.
  • Facilitate group and/or individual services to client/family upon the needs agreed on the individual service plan and team goals.
  • Conduct screening and assessments of client needs and provide case navigation within scope of practice as required by program contract.
  • Maintain an up to date resource lists and provide resource referrals, follow-up to clients, and linkages.
  • Assist client and/or family in daily functioning by providing support services and life skill building in the home, at school and/or other settings.
  • Provide face to face services during COVID 19 pandemic.
  • Provide services virtually through zoom or other virtual platforms.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting and monthly all staff meetings.
  • Attend meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT in a professional manner.
  • Maintain specified level of cases as determined by Program Manager.
  • May need to assist in transporting clients to deliver services and necessary documents.
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families, while also allowing for flexibility to meet the needs of clients.
  • Appropriately manage client/family crises and emergency needs, with an emphasis on the safety of all parties involved by consulting clinical supervisor and/or Program Manager
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a timely, friendly manner and provide quality client-centered services.
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other documentation including the self-audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Provide office support including and not limited to: food pick up, room set up, deliveries, and clean up.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Monthly reports and Mileage reports must be completed by the 7th of each month.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures, and County contract requirements.
  • Attends and participates in internal and external meetings, some of which may be before or after normal business hours.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in child development, social work, or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues regarding child and family counseling and mental health concerns.
  • Experience working with at-risk families.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Participate in supervision by a Program Manager/Supervisor.
  • A fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by Human Resources.
  • Recent tuberculosis test.
  • Possess skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing, as well as good judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Training on child abuse reporting procedures and training in Protective Factors.
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles with in the community served.
  • Use computer and routine word processing skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Current and valid drivers' license, good driving record, and continued proof of current auto insurance throughout employment.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Hours: Full time, Monday through Friday with weekends and nights as needed- flexibility required.

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Position: In Home Outreach Counselor

Program: Family Preservation

Hourly Rate:  $19.00- $20.80 Hour

The IHOC is responsible for the provision of direct services to the Family Preservation Service Program at SPIRITT Family Services. The IHOC provides in-home family focused services, counseling, case-management, crisis interventions, systems navigation and advocacy; resource linkage and monitoring; child follow-up; and parenting and educational groups. The IHOC will be responsible for the development of comprehensive treatment plan and monitoring progress in accordance with the five protective factors in the Strengthening Families. The IHOC is to exemplify agency core values of Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Resiliency and Recovery and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Carry a Full-time caseload equal to a minimum of 12 home visits per week.
  • Must meet weekly productivity goals as required by contract and assignment of cases by Program Manager.
  • Initiate face-to-face meeting with assigned families at least one hour per week, any additional sessions may be of shorter duration.
  • Maintain consistent appointment times with clients/families to provide stability, while also allowing for flexibility when needed in order to meet the needs of clients.
  • Must visit family on a weekly basis and make sure all family members included in the plan are present for the home visits. If any child is not present for the home visit, must do a child follow up within the same week. Must make up Excused and Unexcused absences within the same week if possible, no later than the following week. Must notify CSW within 24 hours of missed visit.
  • In collaboration with the family and DCFS, the IHOC will conduct FAF Assessment within the first 30 days of case start date and complete a new assessment every 90 days. At case closing, IHOC must complete a closing summary and closing outcomes for each case.
  • Attend trainings related to the use of assessment tools: Family Assessment Form (FAF)
  • Link families to mental health services, community resources and to any supplemental services needed.
  • Provide parenting classes in order to comply with informal parenting classes.
  • Complete DMH referrals, DMH log and follow up on linkages to Mental Health Services.
  • Collaborate with County CSW and other advocates in person, via telephone, and/or by written correspondence, as needed, intra-agency and externally, to better assist clients by providing maximum support.
  • Attend weekly individual (1hour in length) or group supervision (2 hours in length) with Clinical Supervisor to discuss cases, client progress, administrative issues, and clinical issues.
  • Inform Supervisor of weekly schedule and calendar
  • IHOC must make contact with ARS families within 2 business days of the start day and regular Family Preservation cases within 5 days of the start date.
  • All contacts via phone or in person must be documented and the FAF system.
  • Monthly reports must be completed by the 7th of each month.
  • Mileage report must to be completed by the 5th of each month.
  • Appropriately manage client/family crises and emergency needs, with an emphasis on the safety of all parties involved.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a timely, friendly manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Respond to newly assigned referrals promptly and within specified timeframe, as determined by contract and Program Manager
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other documentation including the self audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Submit weekly progress notes in accordance with 72 hours note submission policy.
  • Participate in all MCPC meetings, in addition participate in TDM and CFT meetings as requested by DCFS.
  • Attend meetings/conferences/outreach opportunities and intra-agency meetings/trainings representing SPIRITT Family Services in a professional manner.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly progress reports necessary for contract compliance.
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals.
  • Participate and assist with agency-wide and program-specific evaluation of program outcomes and impact, including collecting and reporting client data (demographics, progress, outcomes) to Program Manager and utilizing computer-based data collection tools as needed.
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor always and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Adhere to Agency and Program Policies and Procedures
  • Must attend mandatory monthly staff trainings and weekly program staff meetings.
  • Assist in planning family structured educational activities and events as needed

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master’s in clinical Field (MSW, MA/MS in Psychology, MFT) preferred.
  • Experience working with at-risk families.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Possess skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing, as well as good judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and ability 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 case management and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain personal and programmatic boundaries, while providing supportive services.
  • Knowledge of typical child growth/development and parent-child relationships.
  • Knowledge of child abuse reporting laws and of law and ethics.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills.
  • Maintain good standing DMV driving record.
  • Complete 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.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Recent Tuberculosis test.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Hours: Full time, with some evening and weekend hours as needed to meet the needs of the clients/families and program.

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Position: Program Coordinator

Program: Prevention and Aftercare SPA 3

Salary Rate:  $58,240.00/ Annually 

The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the overall coordination of the Prevention and Aftercare program in Service Planning Area 3 (SPA3), including coordinating services, multilevel case management, community events, and community capacity building activities, while exemplifying SPIRITT’s core values and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Responsible for working closely with Program Manager, Supervisors, and other Coordinators, to develop a Workplan for Internal and External Community Capacity Building Activities, and submit to DCFS for pre-approval
  • Work closely with Program Manager and other Coordinators to plan and implement internal and external capacity building including trainings for staff, community, and agencies
  • Provide oversight to the Community Directed Discretionary Funds, and work closely with Program Manager, other Coordinators and Facilitators to develop and plan comprehensive, strength-based, child abuse and neglect prevention programs inclusive of existing formal and informal partnerships with community agencies and stakeholders
  • Provide oversight to the County Directed Discretionary Funds, and work closely with Program Manager, Program Coordinator and all assigned DCFS Regional Offices/Program Managers to develop and plan comprehensive, strength-based, child abuse and neglect prevention programs inclusive of existing formal and informal partnerships with community agencies and stakeholders
  • Responsible that Community/County Directed Discretionary activities address one or more of the following focuses: decrease social isolation, enhancing economic well-being and self-sufficiency, and increasing access to existing services. Responsible for ensuring at least one activity (listed in the contract) from each focus area, listed above, is offered annually (one event quarterly minimum).
  • Responsible for tracking all outreach efforts and internal and external capacity building events and maintain accurate records such as an outreach log, sign in sheets, agendas and surveys
  • Responsible for completing a portion of DCFS monthly reports, and reporting all outreach efforts as well as internal and external capacity building events and staff demographics
  • Work closely with the Service Planning Area 3 Child Abuse Prevention Council, by partnering to host and coordinate trainings and activities related to the prevention of child abuse and neglect
  • Coordinate other community trainings/activities related to increasing awareness of child abuse and neglect, as well as promote the availability of Prevention and Aftercare
  • Responsible for the coordination of all program structured and educational activities for clients/families in the P&A 3 Program, as assigned
  • Work closely with program staff, Program Manager, Clinical Director, and Evaluator to implement and monitor contract requirements
  • Provide administrative and operational support to the Program Manager, by coordinating meetings, event/activities, projects and data
  • Conduct audits to ensure information and records are consistent with program and evaluation standards requirements
  • Maintain a clear and ongoing communication with DCFS, and county stakeholders
  • Assist with assessments, documentation, crisis intervention and facilitation of treatment team meetings
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations
  • Be available to staff/clients during work and/or after hours for crisis/case consultation (when assigned by Program Manager)
  • Assist with the oversight of the Family Center Services DCFS Referral Portal on a daily basis, assigning cases and ensure clients receive services within two working days after receiving the referral
  • Assist with Path 1 referrals by assisting in crisis management and linkages
  • For all DCFS Referred Families: must make one telephonic contact attempt with the family within two (2) business days of receipt of all DCFS referrals; shall make a minimum of at least three (3) attempts total via phone, face-to-face, and/or letter to reach the family; if unable to make contact with the first attempts, shall attempt one in-person contact within ten (10) business days from the last attempted contact.
  • Promote client engagement and retention, including responding to clients/families in a timely, friendly manner and provision of quality, client-centered services.
  • Appropriately respond to client/family crises and emergency needs, with an emphasis on the safety of all parties involved.
  • Provide face to face services during COVID 19 pandemic, as directed by Manager
  • In addition to face to face services, services virtual services may be required through zoom or other virtual platforms
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic will be responsible for providing “curbside services” to staff/clients while practicing agency curbside policy and protocols, including wearing appropriate PPE, social distancing, sanitizing and hygiene protocols
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, required to work onsite at a designated SPIRITTT Family Center while following social distancing, PPE and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols
  • Work closely and collaboratively with service team/providers and community partners and DCFS
  • Attend community meetings/conferences and interagency meetings to represent agency/program in a professional manner
  • Maintain accuracy and consistency in timekeeping, assessments, weekly case notes, external reports/letters, client files and all other documentation, including the self-audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e. check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Provide timely oral and written reports for data inquires to administrative staff
  • Promote team cohesiveness among office staff, sub-contractors, partners, and funding source
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of the monthly reports and billing each month
  • Monthly reports and Mileage reports must be completed by the 7th of each month
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, program, and agency goals
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master’s in clinical Field (MSW, MA/MS in Psychology, MFT) preferred.
  • Experience working with at-risk families.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Possess skills in organizing, planning, and prioritizing, as well as good judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and ability 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 case management and other emotional, social and behavioral health concerns.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain personal and programmatic boundaries, while providing supportive services.
  • Knowledge of typical child growth/development and parent-child relationships.
  • Knowledge of child abuse reporting laws and of law and ethics.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Knowledge and ability to provide specific services as required by SPIRITT Family Services.
  • Operate a personal computer and routine word processing skills.
  • Maintain good standing DMV driving record.
  • Complete 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.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Recent Tuberculosis test.

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Hours: Full time, with some evening and weekend hours as needed to meet the needs of the clients/families and program.

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Position: Clinical Supervisor

Program: Prevention and Aftercare SPA 3

Salary Rate:  $73,000.00/ Annually 

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the clinical oversight of the Service planning area (SPA)
3 Prevention and Aftercare Program, including the supervision of staff and to ensure legal and ethical compliances. Exemplify agency core values and adhere to agency mission and vision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provide leadership and coordination of clinical supervision for Prevention and Aftercare staff, within the approved guidelines of the Board of Behavioral Science.
  • Provide clinical and crisis management oversight to Program Coordinators, Case Navigators, facilitators, and Clinician/Case Navigators.
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the mental health component of Prevention and Aftercare program.
  • Be available to staff/clients after hours and on call for crisis/case consultation.
  • Assist with quality assurance program process and audit of charts to ensure compliance with contracts (i.e., check for all required forms, signatures and any other elements needed to complete files).
  • Maintain awareness of promoting safe and stable family's legislation and DCFS – Prevention and Aftercare contract.
  • Provide Supervision for a total of 4 case navigators, 2 clinical case navigators and 1 economic resource coordinator, 1 program coordinator, 1 outreach coordinator and 3 facilitators.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance committee for Prevention and Aftercare SPA3
  • Identify and develop staff development trainings and evaluations to develop Prevention and Aftercare program
  • Oversee calendar and scheduling of clinical supervision to ensure compliance with agency, state and county regulations and laws.
  • Oversee, review, train, and update case navigators, clinical/case navigators, facilitators and Program Coordinators to ensure accuracy and consistency in program quality, external reports/letters and client files through weekly individual and group meetings.
  • Develop staff’s professional competencies and complete monthly staff professional development form
  • Provide support for staff’s goals for licensing and hours completion for board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Review and approve notes on EXYM within 48 hours of submission
  • Review and approve assessment and service plans within 7 days of admit date
  • Complete all case review with a minimum one per case and supervision forms for all staff
  • Facilitate and participate in monthly peer audits and quarterly program audits
  • Complete special incident reports (SIR) within 24 hours and submit to Program Manager
  • Notify Program Manager About Special Incidents within an hour
  • Keep Program Manager informed of high-risk cases that require consistent monitoring
  • Ensure all new clients are screened for level care and make appropriate referrals
  • Monitor and ensure collaboration between DCFS and staff regarding mutual participants
  • Provide coverage for contract meetings when requested by Program Manager
  • Participate in funder/ state and other types of audit preparation
  • Participate in Supervisory meeting as scheduled by Directors
  • Assist Program Manager in training staff on new quality assurance updates from DCFS
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Be a part of agency rotation for the 855 department crises related to referrals
  • In absence of Program Manager perform program manager role and duties
  • Adheres to budget changes in the program and collaborate with Program Manager
  • Provide face to face services during COVID 19 pandemic, as directed by Manager
  • In addition to face to face services, services virtual services may be required through zoom or other virtual platforms
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic will be responsible for providing “curbside services” to staff/clients while practicing agency curbside policy and protocols, including wearing appropriate PPE, social distancing, sanitizing and hygiene protocols
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, required to work onsite at a designated SPIRITTT Family Center while following social distancing, PPE and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols
  • Attend weekly staff meeting and monthly all staff meetings.
  • Protect the integrity, respect, and privacy of all families/clients served, including maintaining professional boundaries, security of personal client information, and compliance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Must adhere to agency crisis intervention plan.
  • Oversee scheduling and program activities, documentation deadlines and ensure staff and program compliance to agency, state and county regulations and laws.
  • Support in preparing corrective action plan for DCFS when needed.
  • Maintain the communication with DCFS regional offices.
  • Implement and maintain Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Represent SPIRITT Family Services’ in meetings with external agencies and community groups.
  • Prepare drafts and assist in the preparation of proposals and/or grant applications.
  • Adhere to Agency Policies and Procedures, and County contract requirements.
  • Attends and participates in internal and external meetings, some of which may be before or after normal business hours.

To perform effectively in this position, the employee must:

  • Master’s degree and licensed MFT, LCSW, or Clinical Psychologist with a minimum of one years’ experience in providing clinical supervision preferred.
  • Possess good judgement and ability to communicate/consult high risk situations/crisis to managers and directors.
  • Possess managerial skills sufficient to oversee the supervision of staff.
  • Must have training on child abuse reporting procedures and experience working with high risk families.
  • Be familiar with the community being served with the ability to provide services required by Contract.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate and document work activities.
  • The basic rules of vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic organizational skills to ensure a workable efficient office including organization schedules, electronic and paper records and files; and attention to details and timeliness.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to promote a positive work environment and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with staff, clients and other stakeholders (i.e., funders, community).
  • Ability to independently make decisions in the absence of supervisors.
  • Possess 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 specific services as required by Contract (s) (see attached).
  • Demonstrates motivation and the ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills, including developing trusting relationships, problem solving skills, and accepting individual differences.
  • Ability to relate to families from a strength-based, family-centered model.
  • 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 provide services to families impacted by domestic violence, trauma and loss.
  • Knowledge of core practice and protective factors.
  • Attend contract require trainings including: Shared Core Practice Model; Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support; Protective Factors Training; and Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting.
  • Possess training and adhere to child and adult dependent abuse reporting procedures.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse communities and families with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Ability to respond to differences in cultural beliefs, behaviors and learning, and communication styles within the communities served.
  • Complete fingerprint check for criminal history background and must obtain clearance from a law enforcement agency approved by the Human Resources Manager.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the United States in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
  • Provide copies of academic transcripts and degree (s) received, if applicable.
  • Current and valid drivers' license, good standing driving record, and continued proof of current auto insurance throughout employment.
  • Provide copies of valid drivers’ license and proof of current auto insurance.
  • Tuberculosis Screening Test one year prior to commencement of employment and every three years thereafter.
  • Work schedule will include regular office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and will require non-traditional office hours evenings, weekends and on call (including some days Monday – Friday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; and Saturday or Sunday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm).

Language: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

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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