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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Green Dot Public Schools Posting

Manager, Community and Parent Engagement

Green Dot Public Schools (www.greendot.org), the leading public charter schools operator in Los Angeles and an important catalyst for education reform in the State of California, is looking for a manager of Community and Parent Engagement to coordinate student recruitment, parent education, and community involvement efforts.

The salary for this position will be between $60,000 and $80,000, based upon experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage student recruitment practices for Green Dot schools
o Define and develop student recruitment recommended practices (processes and tools)
o Work with schools sites to implement of recommended practices
o Maintain data systems to support student recruitment and enrollment
* Form a community of practice with parent coordinators at Green Dot school sites
o Assist home office operations department and parent coordinators in codifying school site practices
o Work with other home office departments to create training and professional development programs for parent coordinators
o Develop tools, systems and processes to help parent coordinators better reach parents
* Develop outreach collateral for student recruitment and community campaigns
o Develop multi-media (websites, radio ads, tv ads, dvd’s) and print materials (brochures, flyers, etc.) to support outreach
* Execute community outreach campaigns (for student recruitment and new school openings) and manage grassroots outreach
o Manage a team of community organizers
o Train and develop organizers on messaging and community outreach
o Track effectiveness of community outreach activities and results
o Plan and execute grassroots events
o Maintain contact management database

REQUIRES KNOWLEDGE OF:

* MS Office products such as MS PowerPoint, Publisher, Word and Excel.
* Knowledge of community organizing, outreach and advocacy, grassroots marketing and/or political campaigns
* Bi-literate in Spanish a plus

REQUIRES ABILITY TO:

* Work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse “start-up” and environment.
* Communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written forums
* Interact effectively with others using excellent interpersonal skills (excellent customer service orientation)
* Handle a variety of tasks. Set priorities to successfully complete them.
* Complete assigned tasks and projects in a timely and effective manner.
* Exercise discretion in the dissemination of information.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

At least 5 years experience in organizing, grassroots marketing or public relations, and have experience managing diverse teams and community organizing campaigns

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor’s degree in required (graduate degree a plus) in Political Science or Education
* All candidates must pass drug screening and background checks.

Salary range: $65k - 75k

TO APPLY:

We require all candidates to complete an online application at https://edzapp.com/applicant/LoginPrivate.aspx?OriginCode=22768

First time Green Dot applicants:

* “Register” at the link above, and check the Position of “Professional Executive”. You may check more than one Position, but be sure that “Professional Executive” is one of those that you check.
* Once you submit your registration, follow the instructions that appear on your screen for the role of Professional Executive.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

All of Us or None Opportunity

Job Description – Los Angeles Organizer

All of Us or None is an organization of formerly-incarcerated people, prisoners, and our families. We are a civil and human rights movement, working to win full restoration of rights for people when they come out of jail or prison, and to eliminate all forms of discrimination that we encounter because of past convictions and imprisonment.

Purpose:
To assist with the every day operations, growth, and activities of All of Us or None-Los Angeles
To help build, consolidate and coordinate All of Us or None chapters in Southern California

Responsibilities:
§ Outreach and Membership development:
§ Develop partnerships with community organizations and service providers, attend community meetings representing All of Us or None
§ Participate in chapter development strategies: outreach, membership and volunteer recruitment and follow-up
§ Assist in developing leadership training and political education curriculum
§ Define, delegate, and coordinate tasks for interns and volunteers
§ Maintain database of members and allies
§ Campaign Planning and Public Advocacy
§ Meet and correspond with elected officials to advocate for full restoration of our rights, particularly focusing on Ban the Box in Los Angeles County as a whole
§ Coordinate the Ban the Box Organizing Committee – develop agendas, notify members of meetings, ensure follow up on designated tasks
§ Assist in formulation of strategies and activities to move campaigns forward
§ Participate in public speaking opportunities on behalf of the campaign and All of Us or None
§ Develop methods for volunteers and members to engage in effective public advocacy and public education
§ Attend conferences and coalition events to promote the All of Us or None program
§ Fund-Raising
§ Represent All of Us or None and LSPC during site visits with funders
§ Review grant proposals
§ Develop grassroots fund-raising strategies, including major donor outreach
§ Regional Coordination:
§ Meet with members from other Southern California chapters quarterly
§ Post action items to TakeActionCA.org for all Southern California chapters
§ Participate in monthly statewide conference calls
§ Assist in regional coordination of statewide campaigns (such as voter education outreach)
§ Follow up with contacts in Southern California expressing interest in founding an All of Us or None Organizing Committee, or launching a Ban the Box campaign


Qualifications:
Formerly-incarcerated person, or extensive knowledge of and experience with the criminal justice system
Understanding of All of Us or None policy goals and overall program
Critical understanding of the criminal justice system, the barriers faced by people returning home from prison, and a passion to impact policy in this area
Broad commitment to social justice organizing and principles
Desire and ability to build leadership among formerly-incarcerated people
Able to travel and work some weekends –should own a car, have a drivers’ license and insurance

Required Skills:
Good administrative skills: able to organize and access information, answer phone and e-mail messages, keep well-organized paper and electronic files
WORD, Excel, and e-mail/Internet computer skills
Strong communication skills – oral and written: ability to write letters and present our point of view clearly
Self-starter/self-motivated: Able to work with minimum supervision, Able to define next steps
Critical thinking skills: able to think strategically, able to define and plan next steps
Able to accept direction from All of Us or None program staff regardless of race, gender, age, class, or sexual orientation
Ability to interact, respect, and communicate across all lines that divide us: race, class, age, gender, sexual orientation
Some fund-raising experience helpful
Open-minded, good listening skills
Commitment to follow up with organizing and networking contacts
Reliable and responsible; a team member
Policy advocacy experience, and/or knowledge of local and statewide political process a plus
Able to travel and to work some weekends, late nights, and early mornings

Salary Range:
$35,000-$40,000, depending on Experience. Medical benefits included.

Applicants should submit a resumé and cover letter detailing your experience and qualifications, and why you want to work with All of Us or None by December 23rd at 5pm PST. Please send your application to Melissa@anewwayoflife.org (preferred), or by mail to:

Melissa Burch
c/o A New Way of Life
P.O. Box 875288
Los Angeles, CA 90087

For more information, contact Melissa Burch at melisssa@anewwayoflife.org or (323-357-8431)

Melissa Burch, Director of Programs
A New Way of Life Reentry Project
323-357-8431 (tel)
www.anewwayoflife.org

Monday, December 6, 2010

Venice Family Clinic Opportunity

Full time MSW/LCSW position available at the Venice Family Clinic.

Majority of the work is in Spanish and includes crisis intervention, short term therapy and same day assessments. If you are interested – please apply through the UCLA website - the position is through the David Geffen School of Medicine and the number is H55269

Sunday, December 5, 2010

CPAF Opportunity

Center for the Pacific Asian family is looking for Development Manager.

Development Manager (PDF)

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Zero to Three Opportunity

ZERO TO THREE:
Founded in 1977 by top experts in child development, health and mental health, ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE programs, funded projects and the organization’s leadership, please visit their website at www.zerotothree.org.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Western Office Director’s main role is to advance the overall mission of ZERO TO THREE in the western United States, with a principal focus on California. He/She will oversee and manage the Western Office, which currently consists of five positions: Regional Manager of Outreach and Professional Development, Administrative Coordinator, Program Coordinator, Research Associate and Senior Policy Analyst. The Western Office Director will report directly to the Executive Director of ZERO TO THREE.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and sustaining relationships with key partners, stakeholders, foundations and other sources of support to ensure soundness and successful growth of the Western Office. Ideally, the candidate will have experience and a strong track record in the establishment
and management of relationships with funders, specifically in the Western region. Not only will initiating these relationships be important for the Director, but also nurturing and managing them over time will be key to this person’s success.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
• Overseeing implementation of all goals and objectives of the Western Office, reflecting the overall
mission of ZERO TO THREE.
• Creating and maintaining relationships with stakeholders including Board members, ZERO TO
THREE Fellows, policy makers, organizations, foundations, and the general public, to advance the
mission and keep abreast of funding opportunities.
• Creating and maintaining partnerships and collaborative relationships which advance the
programmatic and policy activities of the organization and lead to new funding opportunities.
• Identifying and expanding opportunities for growth, responding to local and regional needs which
build on ZERO TO THREE’s knowledge and expertise in program and policy.
• Ensuring effective resource management of the Western Office and its related projects including
development of fundraising strategies, proposals, and outreach to individual donors and foundations.
• Representing and serving as a spokesperson for ZERO TO THREE on local, state and regional
committees and task forces.
• In collaboration with the finance staff, overseeing the development and regular review of the annual
Western Office budget.
• Supervising major contracts and foundation grants and acting as the primary contact for west coast
donors.
• Reviewing grant proposals and reports to foundations.
• Representing ZERO TO THREE by participating in public events, attending and presenting at
conferences and workshops, in order to raise awareness of infant-toddler issues as it relates to
targeted fundraising goals.
• Conducting weekly calls with the Executive Director and the Chief Development Officer to discuss
strategy and progress related to established fundraising goals and overall Western Office operations.
• Assuring coordination and collaboration with other program areas and activities within ZERO TO
THREE (e.g. participate in Development and Program Team meetings).
• Collaborating and providing direction and leadership to staff, including overseeing recruitment,
recommending new hires, and supervising and evaluating performance of employees.
• Supervising the office and other administrative duties associated with maintaining the Western
Office leased space, including any information technology or telephone equipment subcontracts.

EDUCATION:
An undergraduate degree and an advanced degree, preferably in early childhood education, nonprofit
management, public health or a related field, is required.
COMPENSATION:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package will be
provided. Relocation assistance, if needed, is negotiable.

If you are interested in applying for this position, email your cover letter and resume to: mb@morrisberger.com

Children's Institute Opportunity

Full-time position under the direction of the Regional Director of Early Childhood
Mental Health for SPA 4.

JOB DUTIES:
• Provide therapy for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their families in
the field. Training in Parent Child Interaction Therapy and/or Child Parent
Psychotherapy a plus.
• Provide group therapy for parents and young children. Training in
Incredible Years and/or Dina Dinosaur Social Skills a plus.
• If licensed, may supervise interns in APA-accredited predoctoral training
program
• If licensed, may supervise unlicensed staff
• This position travels between multiple sites in own car.

JOB SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:
• Masters or doctoral degree in social work, psychology or related field and
advanced knowledge of child development.
• License preferred but not required.
• A minimum of 2 years experience working with young children.
• Experience with assessment of young children’s social and emotional
functioning.
• Experience with dyadic and family therapy. Training in above-referenced
EBPs preferred.
• Bilingual Spanish required to work with predominately monolingual
Spanish speaking families.
• Strong organizational, written, communication and teamwork skills.
• Ability to maintain a calm demeanor while handling multiple tasks.
• Valid California Driver’s license, CA auto insurance and a safety record
acceptable to CII’s insurance carrier are required.
• The successful applicant must also complete a test for TB prior to
beginning work, and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice.
For more information, please contact:

Andrea Lockhart, Ph.D.
Regional Director, Early Childhood Mental Health
Children’s Institute, Inc.
alockhart@childrensinstitute.org
213-385-5100 x2004

Home-SAFE/Vista Del Mar Early Head Start Opportunity

The Home-SAFE/Vista Del Mar Early Head Start program currently has an opening for a
bi-lingual, Spanish speaking Social Worker to conduct home-based psychotherapy, early intervention and case management in the Hollywood/Mid-Wilshre area.
Home-SAFE’s Early Head Start program is a cutting-edge infant mental health program providing comprehensive care to low-income families with children ages 0-3 and pregnant women.

Our agency has served the community for more than 37 years, providing crucial support to at-risk families and children. Working at Home-SAFE offers many benefits including weekly individual and group supervision by LCSWs, extensive training and skill development, excellent benefits and a warm and inviting team environment.

Duties include:
• Conduct psychosocial assessments of families and children and developmental
screenings of children.
• Provide in-home psychotherapy/counseling, developmental guidance, parent
education, family support and case management services.
• Maintain up to date documentation of all progress notes, plans, and activities in the
client file.
• Provide emergency, after hours, phone coverage on a rotating basis .

REQUIRED:
MSW or MFT
Experience working with young children and their parents
Bilingual Spanish / English
Valid California driver’s license & car

Reply subject: EHS SW

homesafe@vistadelmar.org

Fax -323-934-0514

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Citrus Valley Health Partners Opportunity

Job Title: Clinical Social Worker LCSW
Company Name: Citrus Valley Health Partners
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: WEST COVINA, CA, United States
Department: Social Services - QVC/CVMC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Shift/Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Degree Required: None Specified
Job ID: 11.83600-1-04974
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2010
Years Experience: unspecified
Campus/Location: Queen of the Valley Hospital
Note: Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
Complete Description

The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for providing social work services to patients and their families, as a member of a multidisciplinary team and in accordance with CVHP Hospital's social work policy. Social work interventions are focused on assessment, crisis stabilization and disposition planning. The Clinical Social Worker conducts social history and provides supportive counseling to individuals and patient/families. The Clinical Social Worker collaborates with outside providers. At times, the social worker may provide service to different patient age groups, based on training and knowledge. In addition, the Clinical Social Worker may provide supervision to the students.

MSW is required from an accredited school of Social Work. LCSW is required.

Minimum of 2 years experience working in a hospital environment is pref'd. Excellent customer service skills required.

BLS required. May be required to have a current, valid CA driver's license to drive between sites.
Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits in a positive work environment. Please visit http://www.cvhp.org/Careers.aspx and search Job ID# 11.83600-1-04974 to apply online or to learn more, you may call Angela Bernacki, Employment Manager at (626) 858-8517. EOE/drug-free workplace.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

KYCC Posting

Position: Clinical Supervisor (Full-time, Exempt) Unit: Clinical Services Posting Date: 9/20/2010
Reports To: Clinical Services Manager
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $52,000 – 65,000 annually, plus BENEFITS

Summary: Under the direction of the Clinical Services Manager, the Clinical Supervisor is a supervisorial position that ensures the quality of services being provided by the clinical unit through individual and group supervision of clinical staff, chart review, and implementation of other quality assurance measures. This is a full-time, exempt position.

Duties / Responsibilities:

• Program clinical supervision by:
o Providing individual and group supervision for clinical staff including all clinicians, case managers and in-home counselors providing mental health, child abuse prevention, intervention & treatment, family preservation and parenting education services;
o Ensuring that licensed and licensing-eligible staff comply with all BBS regulations, guidelines and state requirements;
o Reviewing all documentation for service provided including intakes, assessments, progress notes, referral logs and service coordination plans for accuracy and timeliness;
o Ensuring staff compliance with Medi-Cal processes including charting/documentation, billing and Q&A;
o Monitoring quality assurance procedures through chart review, facilitating peer review and related activities to ensure quality of services, and overseeing charting and documentation at the necessary Medi-Cal and County standards;
o Providing on-going supervision as well as crisis intervention consultation;
o Enhancing clinical skills of staff through supervision, coordinating training opportunities including in-service training; and
o Assisting with recruitment, hiring and training of new staff and coordination of new services.
• Attend relevant meetings, trainings, events, and conferences; and
• Other related duties as assigned by the Clinical Services Manager.

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications (ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS):

• License in Clinical Social Work or Marriage Family Therapy;
• A minimum of 4 years clinical experience in the community, including at least 2 years supervision experience;
• Completion of required Clinical Supervision Certification per BBS;
• Strong understanding and background in providing services for LA County DMH contracts;
• Experience in program planning, program development and implementation, and program evaluation;
• Knowledge and/or experience in working with underserved communities;
• Knowledge and/or experience working with adolescents and families from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds;
• Strong interpersonal, organization, and written and oral communication skills;
• Ability to work collaboratively with others and a willingness to participate fully in the team process;
• Strong commitment to working with a multicultural community;
• Ability to organize and prepare documentation in a timely manner;
• Possess initiative, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure and without direct supervision;
• Demonstrable working knowledge of the use and operation of personal computers;
• Proof of passing a TB test and Live Scan fingerprint clearance;
• Valid California Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance; access to personal vehicle and proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and
• Physical requirements: Seeing to inspect the field and written documents; ability to communicate with KYCC staff, affiliates, clients and public; sitting for extended periods of time; and dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment.

Desired Qualifications:

• Certification in CPR (Child & Adult) and First Aid training; and
• Bilingual capacity (English/Korean or English/Spanish).

KYCC is an E-Verify employer.
Mail, FAX, e-mail COVER LETTER and RESUME to: Koreatown Youth & Community Center, Inc., ATTN: Personnel 3727 West 6th Street, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90020 FAX: 213-927-0017 E-mail: Personnel@kyccla.org ** Specify position title when applying ** ** No phone calls or visits, please **

Monday, October 4, 2010

NPN Long Beach Networking Event

Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship

Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship
The Yale Child Study Center is pleased to offer a one-year Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship to begin July 1, 2011. The mission of this training program is to advance practice competency, professionalism, and leadership in the field of clinical social work. The Child Study Center is a multi-disciplinary department in the Yale School of Medicine that provides training, clinical services for children and families, and conducts research in child psychiatry and related disciplines. Social work fellows will participate in both multi-disciplinary and discipline specific training, which will include didactics, observation of senior clinicians, intensive supervision, and direct practice. Direct practice will occur in either the Outpatient Clinic or an In-home Family Support Services program. Additional training opportunities will extend into the young child, trauma, anxiety, inpatient, and autism and developmental disabilities clinical programs as scheduling and individual fellow’s interests permit.
A stipend of $25,000 will be provided. Comprehensive health care through the Yale Health Plan is available at no charge. Housing and transportation are not provided.
Applications for the Yale Child Study Center’s Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship for July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 are available for download.

Please refer to our website at http://info.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/index.aspx for our application as well as information regarding our Outpatient Clinic and In-home Family Support Service Programs.
Interested applicants should submit their completed application form, resume, most recent school transcript, 3 letters of reference, a brief (de-identified) clinical writing sample, and a statement of interest and professional goals as a complete application package to:
Rosemary Serra
Administrative Assistant
Yale Child Study Center
230 South Frontage Road
New Haven, CT 06520

Please direct inquiries to Ms. Serra at rosemary.serra@yale.edu.
NOTE: Complete application packages are due and must be postmarked by January 15, 2011. Late or incomplete application packages will not be accepted.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Legal Aid Foundation of LA Opportunity

LEGAL AID FOUNDATION OF LOS ANGELES

1102 S. Crenshaw Boulevard ­ Los Angeles, CA 90019 ­(323) 801-7991



POSITION: SOCIAL WORKER, MSW (Temporary one-year position)

LOCATION: Various Offices (Long Beach, Los Angeles)

SALARY: $41,897 - $57,769/DOE, excellent benefits

AVAILABILITY: Immediately

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Continuous until position is filled


The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles and is currently accepting applications for the position of Social Worker. LAFLA is committed to promoting access to justice, strengthening communities, fighting discrimination, and effecting systemic change through representation, advocacy, and community education.


The Organization: LAFLA (www.LAFLA.org) consists of approximately 160 employees, and over 60 attorneys. The program has an annual operating budget of more than 19 million, and operates six neighborhood offices and four court-based offices.


QUALIFICATIONS


Masters Degree in Social Work;

Dedication to helping survivors of domestic violence in their quest for justice and self-sufficieny;

Excellent organizational, cross-cultural communication skills;

Prior advocacy or academic experience in family and/or immigration law preferred; and

Bilingual; Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese or Khmer preferred.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES



· Ability to work with survivors of domestic violence;

· Interview clients and assess legal, social, medical, psychological and other needs to assist them to better navigate the legal process;

· Provide support to clients’ psychosocial needs, parenting needs, life skills and job development, and assist in the creation of plans to help the survivor become more independent and stable. Coordinate counseling, medical and mental health treatment, housing, education, job-training, and other social services;

· Coordinate and conduct support groups, provide counseling and emotional support to survivors to help them maintain relative stability while they process their legal cases and pursue other remedies and benefits;

· Verify initial and/or on-going eligibility with the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) and communicating with DPSS staff regarding eligibility and progress;

· Assist survivors recount their experiences to complete applications for family law, immigration, and other forms of relief and prepare testimony while providing support to minimize retraumatization;

· Coordinate communication with and advocate on behalf of clients to law enforcement, government agencies, social service agencies, educational institutions, medical and legal professionals, and others to help clients understand and navigate the legal system.


HOW TO APPLY - Please submit a resume to Diane Talamantez, Human Resources, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019; jobs@lafla.org; (323)801-7945 via fax.


PROBATIONARY PERIOD - A nine months probationary period will be required.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Downtown Women's Center Opportunity

Director of Clinical Health Services
The mission of the Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) is to provide permanent supportive housing and a safe and healthy community fostering dignity, respect, and personal stability and to advocate ending homelessness for women. Founded in 1978, DWC was the first organization to exclusively serve mentally ill and elderly homeless women on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. The DWC Day Center now offers 57,000 meals, case management, and other supportive resources on a drop‐in basis to 2000 homeless women each year, while the DWC Residence provides a permanent home and a range of services to 47 women who were once without safe, affordable housing. DWC will relocate in 2010 to provide expanded and enhanced services, reaching many more women in need. Please visit our website – www.DWCweb.org – for more information.

JOB DESCRIPTION
DWC is seeking an enthusiastic, seasoned professional to lead a department of experienced psychiatric and counseling staff and oversee medical health providers supported by an outside agency to provide core medical and mental health services to women in the community. This new and unique full‐time position is responsible for the development and clinical and administrative operations of DWC’s new mental health clinic as well as the oversight and coordination of a new medical clinic provided through a partner agency. The individual in this position will be an integral part of DWC’s management team and will supervise a large department of specialized professionals and therefore must be able to dedicate the necessary time and energy to providing advice, expertise and support as necessary.
This is a great opportunity to be a part of a successful and expanding nonprofit organization with a rich history in building community. The right candidate will have the chance to make a direct and significant impact on the downtown Los Angeles community, promoting DWC’s successful service models and playing a large part to shape and expand the delivery of enhanced services that meet the immediate and long‐term needs of low‐income and homeless women. The ideal candidate must have the vision, strategic capacity and courage to break new ground and establish the highest standards of excellence in a dynamic
environment. S/he must also be able to balance the day‐to‐day needs of the organization in a collegial atmosphere as a key member of the senior management team.

JOB DUTIES
Assist in the creation, planning, and development of the Center’s new medical and mental health clinic, including hiring appropriate mental health staff and establishing a reporting structure.
Provide leadership and supervision for direct‐service and direct‐care professionals to effectively administer mental and medical health services to clients
Oversee and monitor outpatient psychiatric, psychological, diagnostic, treatment and interventions offered to DWC clients
Plan, develop, coordinate and supervise the delivery of mental health services as mandated by Federal and State laws and regulations, and ensure compliance
Maintain quality control of medical and mental health records and other necessary documentation
Attend and participate in ongoing community initiative, coalition and task‐force meetings, and provide staff support and leadership for a Clinic Advisory Committee made up of physicians with the purpose of providing quality assurance reports to the DWC Board of Directors and establishing and maintaining relationships to best serve the needs of the organization and the women it serves
Manage a departmental budget with ongoing reporting

NECESSARY SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Advanced Degree in Psychology, Public Health (MPH) or Social Work (MSW), Licensed Nurse, LCSW or Psychiatrist
Five years experience in supervision of a similar clinical or mental health environment and demonstrated experience managing progressive responsibilities as a senior or executive staff member
Knowledge of state and federal medical and mental health regulations, funding streams, and model services
Exceptional customer‐service orientation; proven ability to build consensus and work effectively in a cross‐departmental team
Experience managing large scale projects and driving change initiatives
Program start‐up experience or demonstrated capacity to develop programs, policies and procedures a plus
Demonstrated record as a successful team player, including the ability to develop and maintain a goal‐oriented, positive attitude throughout the organization; must be able to interface equally well with the Board of Directors, executive staff, direct reports, and the general DWC community
Detail‐oriented, highly organized, and able to set and meet goals and deadlines
Oral and written fluency in Spanish and English a plus
Experience supervising Social Work or Psychiatry students preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) required

Hours: This is full‐time exempt position. Office hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm; however, schedule may vary.

To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Catherine Crosbie, Director of HR & Administration at
HR@DWCweb.org.

Friday, August 27, 2010

ICS Position

ABOUT US: InnerCity Struggle (ICS) is a social justice, community-building, and membership driven organization based in Eastside of Los Angeles. ICS works with youth and families to promote safe, healthy and non-violent communities. We organize youth and families in Boyle Heights, unincorporated East Los Angeles, El Sereno and Lincoln Heights to work together for social and educational justice. Through high school established campus clubs called, United Students, we organize and engage high school youth and provide leadership development, cultural education, and academic services to, ultimately, empower young people as agents for systemic social change. The purpose for United Students is to build a student union of young people to work towards building power, ensure educational justice, up hold a student’s right to a quality education and creating campaigns to challenge the existing social and economic inequities in the current educational system.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The organizer would be responsible for effectively running and operating our youth clubs at (2) East Los Angeles high schools, which require advanced organizing skills to facilitate school-change campaigns. The ideal candidate would have previous experience developing popular education curriculum for youth, facilitating and coordinating youth leadership trainings and a track record of effective base building.
Key youth component responsibilities include:

Implement effective and efficient outreach strategies to engage youth and meet weekly goals at 2 school sites (i.e. Phone-Banking 6-8 hrs a week, conducting classroom presentation, coordinating lunch time outreach)

Coordinate student led high school-site campaigns at (2) high school campus’

Manage and coordinate weekly reports, evaluations and documentation of US activities

Develop and maintain relationship with school staff and other key allies

Develop relationships and maintain communication with parents/guardians of US members

Work with other US staff to coordinate US activities

Responsible for the development and training of core youth members to recruit, engage, and sustain the involvement of an active base of youth members in educational justice campaigns at their school

Travel for United Students related activities (retreats, advances, conferences, networking)

And other duties as identified by Youth Organizing Director

ICS is seeking a person who meets the following qualifications:

College Graduate who holds, at minimum, a Bachelor of Arts Degree- or related experience

Minimum 2 years experience in community or youth organizing in communities of color

The ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced, time sensitive environment

Track record of accomplishing goals and objectives individually and in a team atmosphere

Experience in developing program and communication materials

Effective and concise writing and communication skills

Ability to work effectively with school and district staff and officials Experience in grass-roots fundraising

Bilingual in Spanish- preferred

Microsoft Office Experience and Adobe Illustrator- emphasis on program material development, fliers and brochures

CA drivers license and access to an automobile helpful
Compensation

Salary will be determined based on experience.

Benefits Package includes dental and medical insurance

United Students Site Organizer (Full time position)
Send resume and cover letter to: Youth Organizing Department
2811 Whittier Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90023
Fax: 323-780-7608. Email: ics@innercitystruggle.org.

Deadline for accepting applications is September 3rd, 2010
Cover letter must address why you are interested in this position and what you would bring to the organization.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Positions at CPAF

Center for Pacific Asian Families have a couple of positions open:

Emergency Shelter Program Associate

Grant Writer

You can access more information on their web site.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

LA City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl's Office

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Field Representative
Office of Los Angeles Councilman Bill Rosendahl


Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl is looking for two field representatives to join his staff, serving the Westside of Los Angeles.

A City Council field representative represents the councilmember in various communities in the district, providing direct assistance to constituents, businesses, homeowners and tenant associations, and neighborhood councils. The Field Deputy also serves as liaisonbetween constituents and city departments for various policies and projects.

The ideal candidates will have: a passion for the community; a background in community organizing or working with community groups;demonstrated problem-solving and consensus-building skills; excellent communication and community-relations skills; a talent for multi-tasking; and an ability to work well as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of or background in government, especially Los Angeles City government, is a plus. Fluency in Spanish is required for one of the positions.

The positions will be based in the councilman’s field office on the Westside, and will report directly to the district director.

Responsibilities will include:

Attending meetings of local government and community groups, speaking on behalf of the Councilman, and reporting back with recommendations for action on issues of importance to the district.

Tracking district priorities as identified by the Councilman, recommending strategies for achieving those priorities, and executing
a plan. Identifying, planning, and coordinating community events for the Councilman, including advancing the event site and writing event memorandums, talking points, and preparing background information.

Maintaining an awareness and involvement in district affairs and issues, reporting to the Councilman and other staff as appropriate.
Interacting productively with people of diverse backgrounds and situations. Community organizing, specifically in the 11th District’s Latino neighborhoods.

The selected candidates must be willing to work non-standard hours, including evenings and weekends, and perform tasks outside of their primary work assignments as needed to accomplish the Councilmember’s goals.

The positions are full-time and exempt from civil service. One position is available immediately; the other begins in the fall.
Salary: $40-50K, depending on experience. Excellent benefit package.

Please FAX or EMAIL a cover letter and a resume to:

Mike Bonin, Chief of Staff
Office of Councilman Bill Rosendahl
Attn: Dela Jimenez
Fax: (213) 473-6926
Email: dela.jimenez@lacity.org

Thursday, July 29, 2010

First 5 LA

NEWEST EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT FIRST 5 LA
 
Director
Policy Department
Fulltime Regular / Exempt
Salary Range:  $3846.15 - $5384.62, payable bi-weekly
 
Policy Analyst III
Policy Department
Fulltime Regular / Exempt
Salary Range:  $2692.31 - $3769.23, payable bi-weekly
 
Policy Analyst II
Policy Department
Fulltime Regular / Exempt
Salary Range:  $2307.69 - $3269.23, payable bi-weekly
 
If you have any friends or colleagues who would be interested in applying for these positions,
please direct them to the Employment page of the First 5 LA Website
or forward this email to them.
 
www.first5la.org

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Position

Program Director
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
Los Angeles, California

Organization Background

NFTE, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, is a nonprofit organization with global headquarters based in New York City. The NFTE Greater Los Angeles Program Office is seeking a Program Director to oversee entrepreneurship education programs for young people from low-income communities. For more information about NFTE, visit www.nfte.com.

In Los Angeles, NFTE currently works with 25+ teachers and youth development professionals to reach 1,000 middle school and high school students with our in-depth, award-winning entrepreneurship program. Students participate in a 50 hour minimum NFTE curriculum (led by a NFTE Teacher and overseen by a NFTE Program Director) either as a class during the school day, as an out-of-school-time program, or as a summer immersion program.

Position Summary

The NFTE Greater Los Angeles Program Director is responsible for supporting and developing our roster of 25+ active NFTE Teachers and developing and delivering programs and events to benefit the teachers and students enrolled in the NFTE program. The Program Director will work in tandem with NFTE staff locally and nationally to introduce curriculum, troubleshoot program implementation, recruit new teachers & schools, organize classroom events (guest speakers, volunteer business plan coaches & judges), create large-scale business plan competition events and develop and further local relationships and partnerships to benefit our program goals.

Program Director Responsibilities

Teacher Support and Professional Development

The Program Director is responsible for all aspects of program implementation:

* Work with program site’s administration to ensure program support
* Organize and host monthly teacher training & professional development opportunities to maintain high teacher retention and satisfaction
* Conduct frequent school site visits
* Provide individual teacher support via in-person, phone and email consultation
* Collaborate on developing the teacher mentoring/posse program
* Conduct outreach and maintain communication with new teacher candidates
* Analyze student outcomes and teacher performance while implementing initiatives to improve program and teacher performance
* Build connections and community among our active teachers

Program Implementation

The Program Director serves as the ‘face of NFTE’ to current students enrolled in the program through school site visits and presentations to all enrolled students:

* Collaborate with teachers on scheduling field trips, guest speakers, business plan coaches and judges to work with students
* Communicate with NFTE program graduates to develop on-going alumni supports and opportunities
* Launch ‘farm team’ by organizing coaching and mentoring opportunities for top students pursuing their businesses
* Manage three levels of business plan competitions: (1) classroom (2) semi-final (3) regional and ensure quality and consistency amongst each of the levels
* Provide program updates at evening board meetings, volunteer recruitment and training events, and meetings with strategic partners

Administrative Responsibilities

The Program Director will:

* Track program and evaluation data and keep teachers informed of their progress
* Document qualitative and quantitative program features for reporting and development purposes
* Input and monitor data through our online system (TEAMS)
* Serve as tech support to teachers as they learn and utilize TEAMS
* Process teacher and student fund requests
* Participate with national program initiatives and represent the Los Angeles office in program and alumni related collaborations and best practice sharing with other NFTE offices

Qualifications

* Bachelor’s degree required; an advanced degree in business, education or social welfare is preferred
* A minimum of two years’ experience working with Los Angeles youth or within Los Angeles schools is strongly preferred
* Must be able to work independently and collaboratively, display strong leadership and organizational skills, and be able to manage multiple projects
* Strengths in strategic planning and implementation
* Knowledge of business concepts
* Familiarity with CRM databases
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license required, as Program Director is frequently at school sites and regularly visiting with multiple teachers each week. Mileage reimbursement provided.

The Program Director position is full-time and reports to the Executive Director.

Salary: Competitive. Comprehensive benefits.

NFTE is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Application Instructions

Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to hr@nfte.com

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Families For Children Positions (Part-Time)

Case Manager/Mentor
Job ID: 6906786
Position Title: Case Manager/Mentor
Company Name: Families For Children Inc.
Industry: Children/Youth/Family Services
Job Function: Advocacy
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Los Angeles, California, 90043, United States | Inglewood, California, 90043, United States

Job Type: Part-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Associates
Min Experience: 1-2 Years
Required Travel: 10-25%
Salary: $12.00 - $15.00 (Hourly Wage)

APPLY FOR THIS JOB
Contact Person: Andrew Henderson
Email Address: andrew@familiesforchildren.org
Phone: (323) 750-5855 Ext. 102
Fax: (323) 750-5885

Job Description
Adoption Promotion and Support Services (APSS)
The APSS program is a county program that provides services to families and children that are considering adoption and families that have adopted. Services include: Case Management, Support Groups, Adult and Child Mentoring and identification and referral to Linkage Services. The intent of the program is to provide support to families that are experiencing difficulty with the adoption process.
Bi-Lingual (Spanish) Case Manager/Mentor
Duties include: Mentor and support prospective and new adoptive parents, including kin-adopt parents. Support can include providing insight into the adoption process, sharing personal experience, referral to community resources, and assistance throughout the adoption process. Case Management duties include servicing new referrals within the guidelines of the county contract. The agency will provide training for both Mentoring and Case Management functions
Requirements
Applicant must be an Adoptive Parent or and Adopted Child. Strong writing and computer skills are highly desired. Applicants with case management experience will receive priority. Position requires some travel. Clients are located in the Los Angeles and Long Beach areas.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Brotman Medical Center Opening

MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER/DISCHARGE PLANNER – SOCIAL SERVICES
PC #    8360-01
Certifications    Masters Degree. in Social Work required. Minimum of one year experience in a related social services field, preferably healthcare preferred (will consider recent graduates). Ability to perform Biopsychosocial Assessments. Ability to plan and expedite discharge plans. Must be able to prioritize, organize and coordinate care. Works as an integral part of Social Services and Case Management in collaboration with MD and nursing staff. Provides supportive counseling and information/referrals to community agencies. Formulates DC plans and provides appropriate placement.
Schedule    FT-Days
Date Posted    04/09/2010

To apply: Call (310)836-7000 x1197
ABOUT BROTMAN
From the day it opened as an 8-bed clinic over eighty years ago, Brotman Medical Center has dedicated itself to providing quality care to the Culver City and West Los Angeles communities. Now at 420 beds, Brotman recently received recognition for its efforts from the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
We offer a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services as well as rehabilitation, psychiatric care and chemical dependency. We also offer a 24 hour emergency room staffed by board certified emergency physicians and nurse specialists.
Combining compassion with innovative medicine, expert physicians and a highly skilled support staff allow Brotman the ability to deliver quality care in a community based setting. Our clinical programs and services are designed to meet the needs of the community and are delivered to our patients and their families in a warm caring environment.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Huntington Hospital Position

Huntington Hospital
Pasadena

Senior Care Network

Since 1984 Huntington Senior Care Network has helped seniors as well as persons with disabilities remain healthy, productive and independent. Today our nationally respected program continues to provide affordable, quality assistance to residents of the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding areas.

SOCIAL WORKER requires Master’s degree with one year experience or Bachelor’s with two years experience working with the elderly. Community based care management program serving frail elderly clients in their homes. Duties include psychosocial assessments, developing care plans, service arranging, and ongoing monitoring. Bilingual preference (Cantonese/Mandarin) desired. Excellent salary and benefits.

Send resumes online at www.hhcareers.comjavascript:void(0)

Inquiry regarding positions:

Pat Trollman
(626) 397-3110
pat.trollman@huntingtonhospital.com

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

LAFLA Position

POSITION: SOCIAL WORKER, MSW
Temporary – 24 Month Minimum

LOCATION: CENTRAL COMMUNITY OFFICE

SALARY: $41,897 - $57,769/DOE, excellent benefits

AVAILABILITY: Immediately

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Continuous until position is filled

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is largest law firm for low-income people in California and is currently accepting applications for the position of Social Worker.

The Organization: LAFLA (www.LAFLA.org) consists of approximately 150 employees, and over 60 attorneys. The program has an annual operating budget of more than fourteen million dollars, and operates six neighborhood offices and four court-based offices.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Masters Degree in Social Work;

Excellent organizational, cross-cultural communication skills;
· Prior advocacy or academic experience in housing and/or homeless services preferred; and

Bilingual Spanish or Korean preferred.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

· Provide case management services to clients facing homelessness due to housing and eviction problems;

· Assess clients’ legal, financial, social, medical, psychological and other needs as related to their current housing crisis;

· Assess clients’ eligibility for public assistance and provide referrals and advocacy to assist them in accessing those benefits;

· Develop individualized housing stability plans;

· Provide life-skills training and financial literacy training to enhance housing stability;

· Coordinate medical and mental health treatment, education, vocational training, and other social services;

· Provide counseling and support to clients while LAFLA attorneys litigate their cases through the unlawful detainer court system;

· Mediate conflict between clients and their family and/or landlords to promote housing stability;

· Advocate on behalf of clients to law enforcement, government agencies, social service agencies, educational institutions, medical and legal professionals, and others.

· Conduct site visits to client’s homes to ensure eligibility for Homeless Prevention assistance.

HOW TO APPLY - Please submit a resume to Diane Talamantez, Human Resources, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019; jobs@lafla.org; (323)801-7945 via fax.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD - A nine months probationary period will be required.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Entrey Level MSW Position in OC

A skilled nursing facility in Orange County (City of Orange) is looking for
a social worker. 102 beds. Experience in medical or aging internship is
sufficient. Other healthcare experience would be beneficial. Training is
available. For more information, contact Tracy Greene Mintz, LCSW at Senior
Care Training: srcaretraining@earthlink.net or 310-386-5576.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

AIDS Project LA Postings

APLA has a number of full time and part time opportunities:

Capacity Building Assistance, Evaluation Specialist
Capacity Building Assistance Specialist
Mental Health Specialist, Prevention - Part Time

http://www.apla.org/about/jobsatapla.html#JobListings

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

CRCD Full Time Positions

Job Description: YOUTH ADVOCATE, SOUTH LOS ANGELES YOUTHBUILD,

About the South Los Angeles YouthBuild
The South Los Angeles Youth Build is a comprehensive 10 month academic preparatory, occupational skills, and leadership development program for low-income young people ages 17–24 residing in South Los Angeles. Participants in South Los Angeles YouthBuild will obtain their GED or high school diploma while learning job skills by building permanent supportive housing for homeless and low-income youth and families in South Los Angeles. South Los Angeles YouthBuild is a program of the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC).

Position Summary
The Case Manager, will be part of an innovative team of service providers and educational experts that will work collectively to create/run an innovative program for young people in South Los Angeles that face the greatest barriers to finding employment. The case manager will provide one-on-one supportive services to at-risk and transition-age youth who are preparing to join the workforce. The Case Manager will assess basic needs, identify barriers to employment, develop an Individual Service Plan to address those barriers, and coordinate services to help youth prepare for and secure living wage jobs with a career path upon graduation of the YouthBuild program.

Responsibilities
• Contact, receive and review referrals to the South Los Angeles YouthBuild Program from local schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies, including walk-ins.
• Participate and coordinate outreach activities that include making presentations to non-profit organizations, government agencies, probation/parole staff and agencies, schools, and conduct door to door outreach in the targeted neighborhood.
• Conduct program orientation and intake.
• Conduct individual needs assessments with regard to: basic needs such as housing and food; education level and school enrollment; current income, employment, and past work experience; eligibility for Independent Living Program services through the foster care system; gang affiliation; and involvement with the justice system.
• Develop an Individual Service Plan identifying barriers to employment and action steps to address those barriers.
• Place youth in part-time entry-level work with on-the-job training as part of CRCD’s construction training component.
• Assist youth to enroll in Los Angeles Trade Technical College to complete a high school diploma, general equivalency degree, and/or college level courses required.
• Assist with facilitation of the program’s employment readiness, leadership, and life skills workshops.
• Track youth participation in each program component (educational, construction, counseling, leadership development and employment readiness and life skills workshops).
• Meet with youth on an individual basis at least bi-weekly to monitor progress in each program component; identify resources to meet supportive service needs such as tutoring or counseling; problem-solve; review the Individual Service Plan and modify as needed.
• Assist with placement in construction apprenticeships, CRCD construction sites, and other employment opportunities.
• Build relationships with local employers, including construction trade unions, and stay informed of pre-requisites for union apprenticeships and other employment opportunities.
• Build relationships with community-based organizations and government agencies to promote collaboration, solve problems, and identify resources for youth.
• Provide information & referrals for youth and young adults who cannot participate in the program due to eligibility criteria or limited program capacity.
• Follow CRCD/LATTC procedures with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, confidentiality, and maintaining case files.
• Collaborate and confer with other CRCD and LATTC staff as appropriate to coordinate services and implement the program.
• Meet weekly with other case-managers to plan activities, to strategize on service delivery for members, and other activities identified by the network.
• Assist with fulfilling grant and contract requirements for the program.
• Participate in program evaluation process.
• Oversee and coach interns, and other staff responsible for providing direct support to youth in the program.
• Facilitate and coordinate life skills workshops and edutainment activities for young people.
• Report to YouthBuild Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Personal:
• Be a strong advocate to young people; respect the ideas and intelligence of young adults and strong commitment to supporting young people succeed in an innovative training program, to reorient their lives, nurture their leadership skills, and enable them to make a difference in their community.
• Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative.
• Ability to handle crisis situations with a minimum of supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect.
• Ability to set and observe appropriate personal limits and boundaries.
• Ability to accept supervision and work with CRCD staff and community social service providers cooperatively.
• Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or
related field. One year experience working with young people, ex-offenders, youth in foster care system as a social service provider preferred or relevant experience may be substituted for degree.

Preferred Experience: Experience working with the African American and Latino community; knowledge of Los Angeles community resources and social service providers.

Experience/Skills: Must be computer literate in Word and Excel. Ability to gather information
and assess client situation rapidly and accurately. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to write clear, accurate log notes, and complete other paperwork thoroughly and accurately.

Other Requirements: Vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and proof of automobile liability insurance required.

Salary: DOE
BENEFITS: Health and dental, vacation, sick and holiday pay
START DATE: This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter with salary history/requirements and resume
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Position Summary
The Career Placement Coordinator, will provide one-on-one academic/training/employment services to at-risk and transition-age youth in South Los Angeles who are preparing to join the workforce. The Career Placement Coordinator will be responsible for connecting members and alumni to apprenticeship programs, vocational training, employment opportunities, and college and career opportunities. The Career Placement Coordinator will be responsible for establishing and strengthening relationships with academic institutions, government agencies, WorkSource centers, businesses, and any entity that can provide commitment/resources of employment and/or career opportunities. Coordination of the employment readiness training component for the CRCD workforce development programs.

Responsibilities
• Build relationships with prospective employers, including construction trade unions, transportation, public works fields and stay informed of pre-requisites for union apprenticeships and other employment opportunities.
• Build relationships with universities, colleges, assist potential candidates complete applications, provide assistance completing enrollment process.
• Build relationships with community-based organizations and government agencies to promote collaboration, solve problems, and identify resources for unemployed youth (EDD, SAJE, Worksource Centers, etc.,).
• Obtain commitments from prospective employers to hire program graduates. Also seek job shadow, internship, and volunteer opportunities for graduates as a step to employment.
• Create, maintain written and electronic records of contacts and outcomes with employers and placed graduates.
• Coordinate with youth advocates and other staff to determine and meet member’s job/career placement needs.
• Responsible for reporting on placement and follow-up activities for alumni and program participants that are early completers or need assistance finding employment.
• Assist individuial participants with resume, cover letter, interviewing techniques and portfolio creation.
• Facilitate employment readiness trainings/worshops for participants and alumni.
• Make job interview referrals and assist with the writing of letters of recommendation.
• Assist in providing on-going retention support and assistance to placed graduates and employer partners.
• Perform related administrative/clerical duties.
• Produce and/or organize informational materials for members that will help them better understand careers (information about requirements, start pay, etc.,)
• Support members get their records sealed, expunged and/or seek legal assistance if necessary.
• Develop an Employment and Educational Plan identifying barriers to employment/education and action steps to address those barriers and meet with youth on an individual basis at least bi-weekly to monitor progress to identify resources to meet employment/academic needs.
• Assist youth to enroll in local schools to complete a high school diploma, general equivalency degree, and/or college level courses required for employment.
• Follow CRCD procedures with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, confidentiality, and maintaining case files.
• Collaborate and confer with other CRCD staff as appropriate to coordinate services and implement the program.
• Assist with fulfilling grant and contract requirements for the program.
• Participate in program evaluation process.
• Report to Workforce Development Program Manager.
• Provide information & referrals for youth and young adults who cannot participate in the program due to eligibility criteria or limited program capacity.

Employment Readiness Facilitator/Coordinator Duties
• Implement curriculum and develop training session
• Schedule speakers and site visits. Maintain relationships with program contacts.
• Coordinate with contracted Trainers to provide hard (hands-on) and soft (job search) skills.
• Oversee and/or conduct day-to-day operations of the training, including hands-on training sessions and soft skills training.
• Coordinate facilities and transportation for training session, including driving participants in a van to site visits, hands-on workshops, etc.
• Assist in evaluating participants’ progress in the training and coordinate with other CRCD staff to provide appropriate career guidance to participants.

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with a minimum of supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect.
• Ability to build and strenghten relationships with community partners, colleges, univiersities, potential employers and community members.
• Ability to work with people with multiple working styles and provide adequate supervision whe necessary.
• Ability to set and observe appropriate personal limits and boundaries.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and public speaking experience.
• Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize activities.
• Ability to accept supervision and work with CRCD staff and work with community partners cooperatively.
• Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or
related field. One year experience with non-profits and/or youth programs preferably in a placement capacity.

OR

Relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
Preferred: Experience working with the African American and Latino community; knowledge of South Los Angeles community resources and social service providers.

Skills: Must be computer literate in Word, Excel, Access. Ability to gather information
and assess client situation rapidly and accurately. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to write clear, accurate log notes, and complete other paperwork thoroughly and accurately.

Other Requirements: Vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and proof of automobile liability insurance required.

Salary: Based on Expereince
BENEFITS: Health and dental, vacation, sick and holiday pay
START DATE: This position is available and will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter with salary history/requirements and resume


Coalition for Responsible Community Development
3101 S. Grand, Los Angeles CA 90007
Attn: Noemi Soto
Or fax to 213-743-6198
Or e-mail to: crcdworkforcedevelopment@yahoo.com
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, or sexual orientation. People of color and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Position Summary
The Programs Coordinator will be part of an innovative team that will work collectively to train and provide a comprehensive employment and education experience to 100 young people from the Vernon-Central and Vernon-Washington neighborhood. The Programs Coordinator will be responsible for assisting Youth Advocates and the Senior Youth Advocate with coordinating and facilitation of training modules for young people in leadership, teamwork, financial literacy, employment readiness and assist with the placement and supervision of over 100 youth in CRCD’s Workforce Development Programs. The Programs Coordinator will provide young people with support in maintaining their participation in CRCD’s workforce development programming. The administrative responsibilities of this position will play an important role to the success of well organized programming.


Responsibilities
• Receive, review, and file referrals/applications in a well organized and centralized location for all workforce development staff to access.
• Conduct program orientation and intake and/or oversee proper program enrollment.
• Assistance placing youth in part-time entry-level work with on-the-job training as part of CRCD’s South Los Angeles Beautification Team (SLABT) or other partner non-profit organizations.
• Prepare/revise and facilitate curriculum for employment readiness, financial literacy, leadership and team building or coordinating and contacting possible facilitators or trainers.
• Track youth participation in each program component (work with SLABT, South Los Angeles Youth Build, education, and employment readiness workshops).
• Build relationships with community-based organizations and government agencies to promote collaboration, solve problems, and identify resources for youth.
• Provide information & referrals for youth and young adults who cannot participate in the program due to eligibility criteria or limited program capacity.
• Follow CRCD procedures with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, confidentiality, and maintaining case files.
• Develop an Individual Service Plan identifying barriers to employment and action steps to address those barriers
• Collaborate and confer with other CRCD staff as appropriate to coordinate services and implement the program.
• Meet weekly (or as needed) Youth Advocates Supportive Service Coordinators, Program Managers, and MSW students to plan activities, strategize on service delivery for members, and other activities identified by the organization.
• Assist with fulfilling grant and contract requirements for the program.
• Report to Senior Youth Advocate and Workforce Development Program Manager
• Participate in monthly presentations with the Public Defenders, City Attorney’s, District Attorney’s, and Judges at the Los Angeles Superior Court Building.
• Draft and submit monthly progress reports for CURE members electronically and hard copied for permanent files.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Personal:
• Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with a minimum of supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect.
• Ability to works with people with multiple working styles.
• Ability to set and observe appropriate personal limits and boundaries.
• Ability to accept supervision and work with CRCD staff and work with community partners cooperatively.
• Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or
related field. One year experience with non-profit or youth programs.

OR

Relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
Preferred: Experience working with the African American and Latino community; knowledge of South Los Angeles community resources and social service providers.

Skills: Must be computer literate in Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. Ability to gather information
and assess client situation rapidly and accurately. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to write clear, accurate log notes, and complete other paperwork thoroughly and accurately. Ability to articulate for the organization and youth members.

Other Requirements: Vehicle, valid California driver’s license, clean driving record, and proof of automobile liability insurance required.

Salary:$14-$16/hour
BENEFITS: Benefit Eligible
START DATE: This position is available on May 1, 2010 and will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter with salary history/requirements and resume
Coalition for Responsible Community Development
3101 S. Grand, Los Angeles CA 90007
Attn: Noemi Soto or Jahrell Thomas
Or fax to 213-743-6198
Or e-mail to: nsoto@coalitionrcd.org or jthomas@coalitionrcd.org

CRCD Temporary Positions

SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND RESOURCE COORDINATOR TEMPORARY CONTRACT POSITION: MAY 2010- SEPTEMBER 2010

Organization
The Coalition for Responsible Community Development is a nonprofit youth-centered community development corporation in South Los Angeles. Our mission is to better sustain, coordinate, and improve local planning, development, and community services that address the needs of low-income and working class residents and small businesses of South Los Angeles.

Position Summary
The Summer Youth Employment Coordinator will be part of an innovative team that will work collectively to train and provide a comprehensive employment experience to young people from the Vernon-Central and South Los Angeles neighborhood. The Employment and Resource Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the Summer Youth Employment Specialist, coordinating and facilitation training modules for young people in leadership, teamwork, employment readiness and financial literacy. Assist with the placement and supervision of youth in summer youth employment. Provide young people with support in maintaining their employment, and provide assistance creating an action plans for young people.

Responsibilities
• Receive and review referrals to the CRCD- ARRA Summer Youth Employment from local schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies, including walk-ins.
• Assistance placing youth in part-time entry-level work with on-the-job training as part of CRCD’s South Los Angeles Beautification Team (SLABT) or other partner non-profit organizations.
• Assist with facilitation and coordination of curriculum for employment readiness, financial literacy, leadership and team building or coordinating and contacting possible facilitators or trainers.
• Assist to track youth participation in each program component (work with SLABT, partner organization, school, and employment readiness workshops), and provide support to young people in program.
• Build relationships with community-based organizations and government agencies to promote collaboration, solve problems, and identify resources for youth.
• Provide information & referrals for youth and young adults who cannot participate in the program due to eligibility criteria or limited program capacity.
• Follow CRCD procedures with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, confidentiality, and maintaining case files.
• Develop an Individual Service Plan identifying barriers to employment and action steps to address those barriers.
• Assist young find employment opportunity and educational opportunities.
• Collaborate and confer with other CRCD staff as appropriate to coordinate services and implement the program.
• Meet weekly (or as needed) with other case-managers and the Summer Youth Employment Team to plan activities, to strategize on service delivery for members, and other activities identified by the organization.
• Assist with fulfilling grant and contract requirements for the program.
• Report to Workforce Development Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Personal:
• Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with a minimum of supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect.
• Ability to works with people with multiple working styles.
• Ability to set and observe appropriate personal limits and boundaries.
• Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or
related field. One year experience with non-profits and/or youth programs preferably WIA Summer youth programs.

OR

Relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
Preferred: Experience working with the African American and Latino community; knowledge of South Los Angeles community resources and social service providers.

Skills: Must be computer literate in Word, Excel, Access. Ability to gather information
and assess client situation rapidly and accurately. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to write clear, accurate log notes, and complete other paperwork thoroughly and accurately.

Other Requirements: Vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and proof of automobile liability insurance required.

Salary:$13-$15/hour
BENEFITS: Contract position, not benefit eligible
START DATE: This position is available on May 2010 and will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter with salary history/requirements and resume
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SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT INTAKE SPECIALIST
TEMPORARY CONTRACT POSITION: MAY – SEPTEMBER 2010

Position Summary
The Summer Youth Employment Intake Specialist will be part of an innovative team that will work collectively to train and provide a comprehensive employment experience to 125 young people from the Vernon-Central and Vernon-Washington neighborhood. The Summer Youth Employment Intake Specialist will be responsible for creating and maintaining a database system, compiling daily attendance, support coordinators and case-managers maintain organized file system and producing weekly reports for 125 youth in summer youth employment program. Intake Specialist will be responsible for creating and maintaining various logs, files and databases. Assemble and prepare materials for processing and distribution. Complete and process all WIA forms for enrollment, placement and retention. Attend required training.

Responsibilities
• Receive and review referrals to the CRCD- ARRA Summer Youth Employment from local schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies, including walk-ins.
• Assist with program orientation and intake
• Reviews and analyze documentation for compliance with applicable WIA rules and regulations, procedures, and contractual agreements including those mandated by local Policy, County, State and Federal legislation.
• Assists with local-level MIS reports and queries as required, including those for enrollees, placements, retentions and distribute accordingly.
• Performs corrections with the City for incomplete forms, rosters, daily/weekly/monthly reports and etc.
• Performs internal quality assurance review for all contracted programs.
• Administer, train and monitor staff and subcontractors regarding completion of required MIS forms and common computer applications used.
• Tracks program activity for daily, weekly, and monthly reports to funding sources.
• Data entry for all applicable programs including the ISIS system.
• Maintains and files MIS forms, documents and records.
• Track attendance for 125 youth in part-time entry-level work with on-the-job training as part of CRCD’s South Los Angeles Beautification Team (SLABT) or other partner non-profit organizations.
• Compile daily/weekly reports for young people on attendance and hours completed
• Maintain a data-base system using Microsoft Access to compile demographic data about participants. Transfer information from hard copies to computerized applications.
• Provide information & referrals for youth and young adults who cannot participate in the program due to eligibility criteria or limited program capacity.
• Follow CRCD procedures with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, confidentiality, and maintaining case files.
• Meet weekly with other case-managers and the Summer Youth Employment Team to plan activities, to strategize on service delivery for members, and other activities identified by the organization.
• Assist with fulfilling grant and contract requirements for the program.
• Report to Workforce Development Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Personal:
• Great customer service skills
• Ability to multi task
• Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative.
• Ability to handle crisis situations with a minimum of supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect.
• Ability to set and observe appropriate personal limits and boundaries.
• Ability to accept supervision and work with CRCD staff and community social service providers cooperatively.
• Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school . One year experience working with WIA programs preferred and knowledge of ISIS computer system.

Preferred: Experience working with the African American and Latino community

Experience/Skills: Must be computer literate in Word, Excel, and Access. Ability to multi task and gather information and rapidly and accurately. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to write clear, accurate log notes, and complete other paperwork thoroughly and accurately.

Other Requirements: Vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and proof of automobile liability insurance required.

Salary: $12 -$14 per hour, 40 hours a week
BENEFITS: Contract position not benefit eligible
START DATE: This position opens May 2010 and will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter with salary history/requirements and resume
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SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST
TEMPORARY CONTRACT POSITION: MAY- SEPTEMBER 2010

Position Summary
The Summer Youth Employment Specialist will be part of an innovative team that will work collectively to train and provide a comprehensive employment experience to 100 young people from the Vernon-Central and Vernon-Washington neighborhood. The Summer Youth Employment Specialist will be responsible for supervising a team of 2 employees, solidify relationships with partner organizations who will provide young people with employment experience, create training modules for young people in leadership, teamwork, and financial literacy, and oversee the placement of the 100 youth in summer youth employment.

Responsibilities
• Receive and review referrals to the CRCD- ARRA Summer Youth Employment from local schools, community-based organizations, and government agencies, including walk-ins.
• Conduct program orientation and intake and/or oversee coordinators that are doing it. .
• Place youth in part-time entry-level work with on-the-job training as part of CRCD’s South Los Angeles Beautification Team (SLABT) or other partner non-profit organizations.
• Prepare/revise and facilitate curriculum for employment readiness, financial literacy, leadership and team building.
• Track youth participation in each program component (work with SLABT, partner organization, school, and employment readiness workshops).
• Monitor progress of all young people in the program and help create a data-base system
• Build relationships with community-based organizations and government agencies to promote collaboration, solve problems, and identify resources for youth.
• Provide information & referrals for youth and young adults who cannot participate in the program due to eligibility criteria or limited program capacity.
• Follow CRCD procedures with regard to recordkeeping, documentation, confidentiality, and maintaining case files.
• Develop an Individual Service Plan identifying barriers to employment and action steps to address those barriers
• Collaborate and confer with other CRCD staff as appropriate to coordinate services and implement the program.
• Meet weekly (or as needed) with other case-managers and the Summer Youth Employment Team to plan activities, to strategize on service delivery for members, and other activities identified by the organization.
• Assist with fulfilling grant and contract requirements for the program.
• Oversee and coach interns, and other staff being hired under the summer youth employment program.
• Report to Workforce Development Program Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Personal:
• Demonstrated dependability, maturity, and initiative.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with a minimum of supervision.
• Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to maintain program/guest/agency confidentiality, and treat each individual with dignity and respect.
• Ability to works with people with multiple working styles and provide adequate supervision.
• Ability to set and observe appropriate personal limits and boundaries.
• Ability to accept supervision and work with CRCD staff and work with community partners cooperatively.
• Flexibility to deal effectively with a variety of people, situations, problems and changes.
• Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in social work, sociology, psychology, counseling or
related field. One year experience with non-profits and/or youth programs preferably WIA summer youth programs. Experience supervising professional adults and interns preferred.

OR

Relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
Preferred: Experience working with the African American and Latino community; knowledge of South Los Angeles community resources and social service providers.

Skills: Must be computer literate in Word and Excel. Ability to gather information
and assess client situation rapidly and accurately. Excellent oral and written communication
skills. Ability to write clear, accurate log notes, and complete other paperwork thoroughly and accurately.

Other Requirements: Vehicle, valid California driver’s license, and proof of automobile liability insurance required.

Salary:$16-$19/hour
BENEFITS: Contract position, not benefit eligible
START DATE: This position is available July 16, 2009 and will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter with salary history/requirements and resume



Coalition for Responsible Community Development
3101 S. Grand, Los Angeles CA 90007
Attn: Noemi Soto
Or fax to 213-743-6198
Or e-mail to: crcdworkforcedevelopment@yahoo.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, or sexual orientation. People of color and minorities are encouraged to apply.

PACS Clinical Supervisor Posting

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Requirements: CA Licensed LCSW, MFT; 3 years post- licensure experience, completion of clinical supervisory training, experienced in clinical and administrative supervision of ASW, MFT-I, MSW Interns and MFT Trainees. Applicant must have knowledge and experience with DMH services, procedures and documentation requirements. Bi-lingual, multi-culture competency preferred.

Report to: Clinical Director

Scope of Responsibilities: Will provide administrative and clinical supervision of assigned staff; coordinate and direct the clinical and case management activities; provide culturally competent clinical/therapeutic counseling and mental health services, clinical intake/evaluation, crisis intervention, parent/child therapeutic activities, community presentations and other therapeutic services. Provide training, supervision and guidance to ASW and MFT-I and Master’s level interns and trainees in MSW, MFT programs; and review all client documentation and to ensure program and QA compliance. Involved with Clinical Services management to implement and facilitate new programs and transformations as required.

Description of Agency: Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS) is a private, non-profit agency located in the LA/Westchester, Van Nuys and Long Beach. Services specialize in service to the Asian Pacific Islander population.

Salary: DOE

If interested in the above position, please FAX or mail resume to:
J. Manzano, Dir. Admin/H.R., Pacific Asian Counseling Services
310) 337-2805 or E-mail to: jmanzano@pacsla.org

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Children Uniting Nations Posting

Location: Community Based; LAUSD school sites
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s required; Master’s preferred
Status: Full time
Compensation: Depending on Experience

Education, Certification, and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services or related field from an accredited college or university required; Social Work Master’s preferred.
• Experience working in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in the classroom, as a school liaison, school based program required.
• Experience working with at-risk children required; ideally has experience working with the foster care system specifically.
• Ideal candidate will have an MSW Field Instructor Supervision Certificate and/or experience managing interns.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
• Excellent communication and writing skills required.
• Candidate must be flexible and multi-task oriented.

Children Uniting Nations is a non-profit organization which seeks to create and support quality academic and relationship based mentoring programs for foster youth in Los Angeles County. These services are provided on site at local LAUSD schools as well as in conjunction with community residential treatment facilities. The Community Field Liaison will work in conjunction with the academic mentoring team under the supervision of the Program Manager.

Key components of the program position include but are not limited to:

• Educational Enrichment Activities
• Mentor Recruitment and Support
• Mentor/Mentee Match Case Management
• Outreach and Workshops for Caregivers, Teachers, and School Staff

Specific responsibilities are as follows:

1. Coordinate on-site and off-site activities with Academic Mentoring Program Manager and LAUSD School Team
2. Coordinate and oversee Saturday School mentoring program
3. Work with mentors, teachers and school staff, and caregivers: orient and train, maintain ongoing communication, and complete evaluation surveys
4. Collect and compile program student data and surveys
5. Connect to community resources for foster youth services and to recruit mentors
6. Other duties as needed

Adrienne Popeney

Program Manager

School Based Mentoring Program

Children Uniting Nations/mPLAY

(New Address and Contact Info)

6380 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1006

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Tel: (323) 944-0500

Fax: (323) 944-0800

apopeney@childrenunitingnations.org

www.childrenunitingnations.org

CPAF Postings

Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF) has a number of openings:

http://www.nurturingchange.org/about-us/careers

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

SSG Research Analyst Opening

Title: Research Analyst I
Division: SSG Core/Research and Evaluation Unit Supervisor: Eric C. Wat, R&E Unit Director
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Full-time; 40 hours/week)
Pay Range or Rate: $22.00 - $25.00/hour (equivalent of $45,760 - 52,000 per annum)
Revised:

 Summary
Special Service for Groups (SSG) is a multi-service nonprofit agency currently operating over 25 programs in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Under its Research and Evaluation Unit, SSG is contracted to provide training and technical assistance to community-based organizations in community-based action research and/or program evaluation. Under the direction of the R&E Unit Director, the Research Analyst is responsible for conducting trainings and providing technical assistance to community-based organizations to increase their capacity for program evaluation and organizational development. The Research Analyst is involved in the development of research publications on policy issues pertinent to SSG programs. In addition, the Research Analyst may be assigned to work with SSG’s Program Development Team to support the development of funding proposals for SSG programs. The scope of activities and research topics will be determined by agency needs as well as the Research Analyst’s interests.

 Essential Functions
 Provide training and technical assistance on program design and evaluation to community-based organizations and SSG programs, including the coordination of peer-learning activities and assessment of technical assistance needs. Assist R&E Unit Director in conducting community workshops on topics including conducting community needs assessments, developing surveys and focus groups, identifying evidence-based practices, and using GIS maps for program development and policy advocacy purposes
 Conduct program evaluation for SSG programs and community partners, including design of evaluation instruments and/or databases, data analysis and interpretation, and the writing and dissemination of reports
 Participate in SSG’s Development Team, including supporting the development of programs and funding proposals for SSG programs
 Compile existing data and conduct literature reviews, utilizing online, academic, library, Census and community resources
 Perform data requests for SSG agencies and its community partners

 Secondary Functions
 Provide project information, program data, and reports and recommendations to R&E Director and SSG’s Program Development Team
 Maintain relationships and network with other service providers and organizations that serve the targeted communities of SSG programs
 Other duties as assigned
 Ability to speak and write in Spanish fluently strongly preferred
 Familiarity with multiple communities in Los Angeles strongly preferred

Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Master's degree or higher in Social Work, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration or related field
2 years experience conducting program evaluation in community settings
Strong research skills, especially in methodology that engages the community, including asset mapping, photovoice, focus groups or key informant interviews
Strong quantitative analysis and data management skills, including ability to mine existing relevant data and draw conclusion from its analysis (e.g. familiarity with MS Excel, MS Access, or SPSS, etc.)
Good writing and editing skills essential
Demonstrated ability to work with staff and community members from diverse racial, sexual, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Ability to work independently, handle multiple projects, and coordinate work with team members
Ability to respond to and follow up with community partners in a timely manner
Ability to facilitate group discussions to draw out knowledge, resolve conflicts, and build consensus
Computer skills in use of Internet, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and statistical software
Verification of Employment and Background Check
Possess a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation, and automobile insurance
A minimum of 2-year commitment

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions)
This position takes place primarily in the SSG/Research and Evaluation office and occasionally in partner organizations across Los Angeles County.

Physical Requirements
The position requires primarily sitting and working at a computer workstation, including reading and typing. This position requires occasional driving.

Mental Requirements
The position requires the ability to process and analyze information from multiple sources and to articulate the significance of that information. This position also requires the ability to work independently and prioritize in order to meet deadlines.

Please have them send their resumes and 3 references to Eric Wat at: ewat@ssgmain.org.