SDYS Job Announcement:
BridgeWays Program Services for justice involved
youth or youth at risk of justice involvement up to age 21
Status: Full-time, at $46,446/year plus excellent benefits
Specific Responsibilities: Accountable to Institutional Clinical Lead, Program Manager, and Director of Services to provide comprehensive trauma-informed services as part of the Bridgeway Services program including, but not limited to, working in collaboration with Probation Department and other community partners to provide services to adolescents who are at-risk or have experienced commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and/or human trafficking, male and female youth that are detained at Kearny Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility, East Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility or Urban Camp.
Other 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 have ability 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 move around facilities. Potential exposure to physical injury from aggressive behavior.
Qualifications:License-eligible in Marital and Family Therapy, Social Work, or Psychology. Must be registered with California’s Board of Behavioral Science and must be in good standing.
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience with high risk adolescents, preferably those who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and/or human trafficking. Experience in crisis intervention, therapeutic group facilitation, documentation, curriculum maintenance/development, and case management. Knowledge of Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, My Life My Choice curriculum is a plus. Must be a team player with ability to work independently. Must possess or be willing to develop working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment; experience working in trauma-informed and dual diagnosis preferred. Familiarity with juvenile justice and social service systems preferred. 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. Must be available to work weekends and evenings as assigned by supervisor and/or as needed.
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: 1/10/2019
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to https://app.vettd.com/prospects/#/sandiegoyouthservices/job/1b6fe0d8-dbe4-4b61-9a74-e88c011c5960/