SDYS Job Announcement:
Status: Full-time, $36,000/year (plus $1,500 bilingual differential) and excellent benefits
Specific Responsibilities: Accountable to Program Manager and Division Director to provide comprehensive trauma-informed services as part of the Take Wing Domestic Violence program including case management, independent living skills development, housing support, safety planning, linkage to outside resources, and additional individualized services to Transition Aged Youth (TAY) 18-24 who have experienced domestic violence. Assist youth in developing skills, obtaining employment, and developing life plans that will support independence and their successful permanent housing placement free from abuse.
Other related duties as assigned or required.
Physical Requirements: Must have ability to bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to assist youth. Must have ability to hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations. Must haveability to lift and carry 20 pounds--lifting books, materials and equipment to execute lessons and presentations. Seeing to read, prepare and review a variety of activities and to monitor youth activities. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Walking extended lengths to meet youth in the community. Potential exposure to physical injury from aggressive behavior.
Qualifications: BA/BS in social work or related field preferred. Two years experience working with at-risk youth, experience with domestic violence involved clients preferred. Must have or be willing to be trained 40-hour Domestic Violence counselor training, Campbell Danger Assessment, Mental Health First Aid, Seeking Safety, and Motivational Interviewing (MI) trainings. Must be willing to develop or possess working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment; experience working in trauma-informed and dual diagnosis programs preferred. Record keeping, data collection and contract compliance abilities. Culturally sensitive and knowledge of resources in San Diego. Must possess excellent oral and written skills, and be able to work well autonomously and with a multi-disciplinary team. Must be computer literate in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure, meet multiple and competing deadlines. Cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and supervisors, and positively contribute to the culture of the program and agency. Maintain certification in CPR & First Aid. Preferred bilingual English/Spanish. Willing to complete clearance procedures, including testing for illegal drug use; final offer of hire pending on results of clearances. Must be available to work weekends and evenings as assigned by supervisor and/or as needed. Willingness to use vehicle to drive throughout San Diego County as position is community based. (Mileage reimbursement provided).
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act as amended,
all new employees must verify their eligibility to work in the United States.
Job Opened: 2/11/2019
To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to https://app.vettd.com/prospects/#/sandiegoyouthservices/job/bdd76469-356e-44fb-91ff-2ca2f22e6038/