SDYS Job Announcement:
Status: Full-time, $32,968/year plus excellent benefits
Specific Responsibilities: Accountable to Program Manager. The YSP is responsible for ensuring that the facility is safe and accessible and that the overall milieus are supportive, affirming and youth driven. Responsible for providing comprehensive trauma-informed peer support services to youth in drop-in center and throughout San Diego County in order to ensure that standards relating to inclusivity and safety are maintained.
Other duties as required.
Qualifications: Must have direct experience as a consumer (or Care-Giver of a consumer) of mental health services, the juvenile justice system, child protective services, or special education. That is, applicant must have directly experienced system involvement. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a High School diploma. Bi-lingual desirable. Completed Peer Specialist training preferred. Able to work in a diverse environment and demonstrate cultural competence. Must be willing to develop or possess working knowledge of trauma-informed care and dual diagnosis treatment. Must be available to work weekends and evenings as assigned by supervisor and/or as needed. Willing to and successfully complete background check, drug test, and TB test. Must have or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification. Must have own, reliable transportation and must be able to provide transport to youth as needed in the community.
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: 1/31/2019
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to https://app.vettd.com/prospects/#/sandiegoyouthservices/job/9d986e8d-ee09-48a2-9102-70cfd3a9554f/