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Orange County

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Corporate and Development: 

Quality Management Coordinator (Santa Ana) PT/20 hrs. Responsible for providing coordination towards satisfying the standards and requirements for accreditation, quality improvement, quality assurance, licensing, credentialing, and ongoing collection and reporting of program outputs and outcomes related to the Olive Crest Strategic Plan and Regional Annual Plans. This position works in tandem with the Quality Assurance Manager in production of monthly outcome reports, annual Quality of Services Survey, and other data collection/reporting.

Development Database Specialist (Santa Ana) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for the development and implementation of Raiser’s Edge procedures, trainings, and process reports. Will also assist with reconciliation reports. Must have a two-year college degree or equivalent experience, related database experience, and working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

Residential:

Youth Partner (Santa Ana) FT and PT/various hours. Supervise youth in a residential group home. This includes mentoring and being a good role model, teaching independent living skills, behavior modifications, and crisis management. BA/BS and/or one year of full-time residential experience preferred. 

Family Preservation:

No Openings

Foster and Adoptions:

Spanish-Speaking Adoptions Social Worker (Santa Ana) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for providing adoption-related counseling, individual counseling to parents and children, family therapy, group leadership, educational group leadership, foster/adoptive assessment (home studies), placement, and post-placement supervision. Qualified candidates must have an MSW. Must be fluent in Spanish. Related experience is strongly preferred.

Regional Director (Santa Ana) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for the overall operation of a foster family agency office, including issues related to agency-placed foster children, agency-certified foster families, and employees who work within the Foster program. Must have a related Master’s degree, five years of non-profit leadership experience, and five years of related foster/adoption experience.

Safe Families for Children:

No Openings

Olive Crest Academy:

Speech and Language Pathologist (Orange) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for assisting the Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) Supervisor in carrying out the Designated Instructional Service for the students assigned to case load. Develop the student’s IEP goals and attend IEP meetings as designated. Attend classroom treatment team meetings of all students who have speech and language services designated in their IEPs as requested by supervisor. Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, a California license, and related experience. Certificate of Clinical Competency and ability to supervise are strongly preferred.

Assistant Teacher (Orange) FT/40 hrs. **Fall recruitment** Responsible for assisting teachers in guiding students in the classroom.  Responsible for the transportation of clients to and from school as directed by supervisor. Assist in recordkeeping, photocopying, tutoring, and behavior modification at educational site as needed. Must have a Bachelor’s degree or related experience. 

 

San Diego County

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Corporate and Development:

No Openings 

Foster and Adoptions:

No Openings

Inland Empire/Desert Communities

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Corporate and Development:

Executive Director (Riverside) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for overseeing operations for the Inland Empire region of the organization. This includes providing leadership and supervision of corporate fundraising, being the liaison between the Board of Trustees and staff, and ensuring compliance with all federal, state, county, and local agency regulations governing the care of children. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, seven years of leadership experience, and related managerial experience preferably in the non-profit sector.

Church Engagement Representative (Riverside) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for coordinating church engagement activities with Foster/Adoption, Chaplaincy, Safe Families, and other internal programs in Olive Crest’s Inland Empire region, with the goal of significantly increasing participation with the local church community. Responsible for developing and implementing coordinated strategies and approaches for community churches in concert with other IE staff involved in various types of church engagement. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with members of the local faith community (from varied backgrounds), as well as with other staff involved in church engagement activities. Must be a self-starter who thinks strategically, demonstrates project management skills, and is able to translate abstract concepts and ideas into concrete results. Requires a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of five years of professional-level experience, including great organizational and presentation skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.

Residential:

Youth Partner (Perris) Various hours. Responsible for supervising youth in a residential group home. This includes mentoring and being a good role model, teaching independent living skills, behavior modifications, and crisis management. Must have BA and/or one to two years of residential experience. Available shifts include on-call and full-time positions. 

Case Manager: Transitional Youth (Riverside) FT/40 hrs. Provide case management services to non-minor dependents that are participating in the THP + Foster Care program. Meet weekly with program youth to work on goals set forth to increase their success in all areas of life. Represent Olive Crest in various collaborative relationships with apartment complexes, job placements, school officials, county liaisons, and other community partners. Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful but not required. This position requires some previous experience working with at-risk youth as well as an MA in a human services-related field. Please note that the educational qualification is required by our contract; if you do not have a Master's degree in a relevant field, unfortunately your resume cannot be considered.

Wraparound:

Behavioral Specialist (Riverside) FT/40 hrs. Provide direct service to children and families as identified in an individualized Wraparound plan of care. This position will often work independently in the family's home and in a variety of community and/or treatment settings. The Behavioral Specialist also provides support services and skills training to children and family members, including, but not limited to, behavioral modification programs, independent living skills, home management/household services, transportation assistance, and temporary in-home caretaking. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and a minimum of one year of experience working with at-risk children/youth, or four years of relevant experience working with at-risk children/youth. Other requirements include the ability to work as a team, to be flexible and dependable, and having good communication skills (both verbal and written). 

Behavioral Specialist (Coachella) FT/40 hrs. Provide direct service to children and families as identified in an individualized Wraparound plan of care. This position will often work independently in the family's home and in a variety of community and/or treatment settings. The Behavioral Specialist also provides support services and skills training to children and family members, including, but not limited to, behavioral modification programs, independent living skills, home management/household services, transportation assistance, and temporary in-home caretaking. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and a minimum of one year of experience working with at-risk children/youth, or four years of relevant experience working with at-risk children/youth. Other requirements include the ability to work as a team, to be flexible and dependable, and having good communication skills (both verbal and written). Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable.

Parent Partner (Coachella) FT/40 hrs. Provide guidance and support to families or caregivers in a variety of environments. This position will also frequently work independently in the family's home and in a variety of community and/or treatment settings. Serve as a liaison for parent involvement and co-facilitate parent support. Must have previous relevant experience advocating for at-risk children/and or children with special needs, such as being the parent or close family member of a child with special needs. Please make sure your relevant experience is clearly referenced in your cover letter and/or resume; applicants without relevant experience will not be considered. Must also be a team player who is flexible and dependable, and who has good organizational and communication skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable.

Facilitator (Coachella) FT/40 hrs. Facilitate Wraparound process for child and family teams. Maintain highly coordinated communication with all family members, system partners, and other individuals involved in the life of the child and family. Guide the child and family teams in the development of Plans of Care and Crisis and Safety Plans according to Wraparound timelines. Must have previous relevant experience and a BA/BS (MA/MS preferred). Previous Wraparound experience extremely helpful. Must be a self-starter who also works well as part of a team. Should be detail oriented with proven organizational, prioritization, and communication skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable.

Safe Families for Children:

Program Coordinator (Coachella) PT/20 hours. The Program Coordinator will plan and participate in community engagement activities to develop partnerships and community resources, develop relationships with the local faith community/churches, assist with client intake, and assist in the development of volunteer teams. Qualified candidates should have a related bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience.

Foster and Adoptions:

No Openings 

Mental Health:

No Openings

 

Los Angeles County 

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Corporate and Development:

Director of Development (Bellflower) FT/40 hrs. The Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing fundraising and public awareness activities in Los Angeles County that align with and support Olive Crest’s organizational goals for development and sustainability. Duties include but are not limited to: increasing donor base by acquiring and converting new donors and cultivating/upgrading existing donors in order to increase donations by at least 10% annually; utilizing tools within database software and social media to research and ultimately leverage connections between existing donors and prospective corporate, individual, and foundation major donors; and initiating contacts, establishing relationships, and providing ongoing follow-up with community organizations, foundations, corporations, businesses, and key community stakeholders. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree; have three or more years of experience with fundraising, not-for-profits, and working with volunteers; be a self-starter with experience in marketing and public relations as well as knowledge of Los Angeles County’s fundraising climate; have the ability to work with different levels of donors; and have a philosophy of support for abused children in line with the values, mission, and treatment philosophy of Olive Crest. Desired qualifications include prior supervisor experience, Raiser's Edge Database Software experience, and bilingual (English and Spanish).

Wraparound:

Child and Family Specialist (Glendale) FT/40 hrs. The Child and Family Specialist, under the guidance of the Program Supervisor and functioning as a member of an assigned team, provides direct service to children and families as identified in an individualized Wraparound plan of care. This position works independently in the family’s home, and in a variety of community and/or treatment settings. Qualified candidates must: be bilingual (English and Spanish); have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and one year of experience working with emotionally disturbed children in an institutional setting, or an Associate's degree in Social Sciences and two years of experience working with emotionally disturbed children in an institutional setting; and a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, clean driving record, and current auto insurance. Position is located in our Glendale office, servicing SPA 2, which covers the San Fernando Valley area, Burbank, Westlake, Northridge, Valencia, Santa Clarita, and surrounding areas. Female candidate preferred.

Facilitator (Glendale) FT/40 hrs. Facilitate Wraparound process for child and family teams. Maintain highly coordinated communication with all family members, system partners, and other individuals involved in the life of the child and family. Guide the child and family teams in the development of plans of care, and crisis and safety plans according to Wraparound timelines. Qualified candidates must be bilingual (English and Spanish). Other qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with two years of social work or case work employment in the field of family or child welfare services, or a  Master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following: Social Work; Social Welfare; Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling; Child Psychology; Child Development; Counseling Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Educational Psychology; or Education with an emphasis in Counseling. Position located in our Glendale office, servicing SPA 2, which covers the San Fernando Valley area, Burbank, Westlake, Northridge, Valencia, Santa Clarita, and surrounding areas.

Parent Partner (Glendale) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for providing guidance and support to families or caregivers in a variety of environments. This position works independently in families' homes and in a variety of community and/or treatment settings, serves as a liaison for parent involvement, and co-facilitates parent support groups. Must have personal life experience as a parent or caregiver of an at-risk child or children. Candidates must possess the ability to work in a treatment team, be flexible and dependable, and have good communication skills, both written and verbal. Qualified candidates must be bilingual (English and Spanish), should have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have a valid driver's license and clean driving record. Position located in Glendale office, servicing SPA 2, which covers the San Fernando Valley area, Burbank, Westlake, Northridge, Valencia, Santa Clarita, and surrounding areas.

Mental Health:

No Openings

Residential:

Transitional Housing Placement + Foster Care Case Manager (Bellflower) FT/40 hrs. Position will provide case management services to a maximum of 10 non-minor dependents (NMDs) participating in the Transitional Housing Placement Plus Foster Care (THP+FC) program. Will maintain regular contact (as determined by the program contract/Statement of Work) and meet a minimum of one time per week with youth to work on goals. Represent Olive Crest in various collaborative relationships with apartment complexes, job placements, school officials, county liaisons, and all community partners. Other duties include but are not limited to: interviewing youth desiring to enter the program; responding to crisis situations during working and non-working (on-call) hours; maintaining detailed records of THP+FC participants’ goals, milestones, incidents, financial records, etc., and assisting participants with learning how to maintain their own records; and observing and obtaining information from participants to determine if mental health services should be recommended. Qualified candidates must have an MSW or MA/MS in Human Services, Psychology, or a related field; experience in the child welfare, foster care, and human services field as defined in the AB12 standards and regulated by CCL; a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; and current first aid and CPR certification. Bilingual (English and Spanish) desired.

Child Care Worker (Bellflower) On-call/FT. Position starts on-call with the opportunity to move to part-time or full-time openings, including graveyard. Responsible to supervise and care for the adolescent boys in a level 14 group home.  This includes developing and maintaining a relationship with each resident that communicates acceptance, warmth, interest, and understanding through mentoring, role modeling, teaching independent living skills, behavior modifications, and crisis management. Required qualifications include but are not limited to: AA/BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university or one year of related experience, criminal record clearance, valid California Driver’s License, first aid/CPR certification, and the ability to intervene in a physical way during crisis situations with male minors up to 18 years of age.

Adoption Promotion and Support Services:

Bilingual Case Manager (Bellflower) PT/20 hrs. Supervise the placement for each referred APSS client and provide support for all individuals related to client with the goal of achieving permanence. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following required: Social Work; Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling; Child Psychology; Child Development; Counseling Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Educational Psychology; or Education with emphasis on Counseling. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Must have a management philosophy that respects the value of people and seeks to maximize their potential in the workplace. Must also have a philosophy of support for abused children in line with the values, mission, and treatment philosophy of Olive Crest.

Foster and Adoptions:

Adoption Social Worker (Glendale) FT/32-40 hrs. The Adoption Social Worker works independently with adequate supervision to provide a range of services offered by Olive Crest within the scope of foster/adoption. The Adoption Social Worker must be able to clinically assess individuals and couples as part of the home study completion process, culminating in the written SAFE assessment document. This position involves collaborating with co-workers and other professionals, as well as advocating for applicants as they go through the process. Additionally, the ASW works closely with DCFS staff to match waiting children with prospective families. The ASW conducts and facilitates monthly trainings to educate and meet the needs of foster/adoptive parents. This position is also available to provide adoption-related counseling to prospective families. Additionally, the ASW coordinates adoption signings and finalizations, and prepares documentation for funding and finalization purposes. Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or a comparable clinical Master's-level degree; a minimum of one year of experience in adoptions, counseling and/or child welfare services; experience in group leadership in both informational and therapeutic groups; and the ability and means to travel to the homes of clients and to meetings within Olive Crest’s service area.

Safe Families for Children:

No Openings

Nevada

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Corporate and Development:

No Openings

Strong Families:

No Openings

Family Preservation:

No Openings

Project Independence:

No Openings  

Mental Health:

No Openings 

Pacific Northwest

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Corporate and Development:

No Openings 

Fostering Together: 

No Openings

Foster and Adoptions: 

Support Counselor (Spokane) PT/15-30 hours. Support Counselor will provide services to foster families and youth, transport clients, and monitor visitations. Duties include but are not limited to: independent living skills and social skills development; in-home support to foster parents; assistance in linking youth to, or maintaining, community services, such as educational or occupational commitments or activities; and one-on-one supervision of foster youth, if deemed necessary. Report to assigned Case Manager through verbal and written communication. BA in Human Services required. Must have flexible work hours, including some evenings and weekends, and six months of paid experience working with children and families.

Support Counselor (Bellevue) PT/15-30 hours. Support Counselor will provide services to foster families and youth, transport clients, and monitor visitations. Duties include but are not limited to: independent living skills and social skills development; in-home support to foster parents; assistance in linking youth to, or maintaining, community services, such as educational or occupational commitments or activities; and one-on-one supervision of foster youth, if deemed necessary. Report to assigned Case Manager through verbal and written communication. BA in Human Services required. Must have flexible work hours, including some evenings and weekends, and six months of paid experience working with children and families.

Mental Health Coordinator (Bellevue) PT/starting at 15-20 hours. This position could turn full-time, depending on program growth. Responsible for clinical supervision of mental health clinicians and interns, coordination and standardization of treatment, and overall functioning of mental health program. Must have an MA in Social Work, Child Psychology, Child Development, Counseling, or Educational Psychology. Other qualifications include: licensed LMFT, LMHC or LCSW or licensed psychologist, and Washington-state-approved supervisor, as well as three years of post graduate experience in clinical practice of marital family therapy. Hours are flexible.  

Safe Families For Children: 

No Openings

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Positions may be filled at any time. Last updated: May 20, 2015.