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Orange County

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Corporate and Development: 

No Openings

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:

Wraparound Program Director (Santa Ana) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for overall supervision of Wraparound services. This includes reviewing program documentation and supporting supervisory staff. Must have an LMFT or LCSW, and related leadership experience.   

Foster and Adoptions:

Kinship Community Liaison (Santa Ana) PT/20 hrs. Serves as Kinship program representative in developing and maintaining key community contacts. Coordinates the collection and distribution of in-kind donations, oversees coordination of quarterly family events, maintains strong communication and presence in the community, and assists in the development of a wide range of community resources that help to support the work of the kin, children, and families served by Kinship Support Services program. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience working or volunteering in a non-profit environment, possess experience with social media, and a strong understanding of web marketing and communication. Experience with database-driven systems is preferred.

Safe Families for Children:

No Openings

Olive Crest Academy:

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. 

Teacher (Orange) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for classroom management, curriculum-based instruction, and instruction aligned with Common Core Standards. Also responsible for the physical, psychological, and social well-being of the students. Responsible for carrying out instruction according to each student’s IEP. Qualified candidates must have California Mild/Mod or Mod/Severe Special Education Credential and related experience. 

Therapist (Orange) FT/40 hrs. Provide Designated Instructional Services (DIS) to students. Consult with school personnel on matters of student behavior management in order to maximize learning readiness. Assure all required documentation is completed and meets compliance deadlines. Responsible for writing all Behavior Support and Behavior Intervention Plans as required. Qualified candidates must have an MA/MS in Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or Educational Psychology, and licensure or Intern Registration.

Behavior Specialist (Orange) FT/40 hrs. Ensure that Olive Crest Academy policies of behavioral intervention are implemented as stated in the Operations Manual and that each individual student’s behavioral interventions are conducted as stated in IEPs, Hughes Bill, and treatment team plans, and that required documentation is maintained. Provide support to teachers and aides in maintaining a safe, contained learning environment. BA/BS in Human Services field or Education, or related education and 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:

No Openings 

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/Clinician, 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. Must be MFT with valid intern number or license. Please note that this qualification is required by our contract; if you do not have a current MFTI number, your resume cannot be considered. Position can provide supervised hours toward licensure.

Case Manager, Transitional Youth (Coachella/Moreno Valley) 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) EXTREMELY helpful. This position requires some previous experience working with at-risk youth as well as a Master’s degree in a social services field. Please note that the educational qualification is required by our contract and candidates without a relevant Masters cannot be considered.

Independent Living Skills Coach, Transitional Youth (Coachella/Moreno Valley) FT/40 hrs. The ILS Coach is part of a team whose mission is to help youth learn and experience skills which are necessary for successful transition into self sufficiency. Duties include providing coaching in independent living skills to participants in the Project Independence program. Will coordinate, assist and, at times, run monthly ILS seminars and activities, as well as track ILS contracts and youths' participation in ILS activities. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a human-services-related field (or equivalent additional experience), plus one to two years of relevant experience, preferably with at-risk youth. Excellent communication and computer skills also required. Note: This position will be based out of both Coachella (60%) and Moreno Valley (40%).

Wraparound:

Wraparound Program Supervisor (Riverside) FT/40 hrs. Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Wraparound program, including monitoring program compliance, and serving as a liaison between Wraparound offices and Olive Crest administration. Will supervise assigned Wraparound teams. Position requires a relevant Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, plus a minimum of three years of relevant experience. Must have strong prioritization and project management skills and be an excellent communicator and team builder. Previous supervisory experience and previous Wraparound experience strongly desired.

Safe Families for Children:

No Openings

Foster and Adoptions:

No Openings 

Mental Health:

Mental Health Clinician/Residential (Perris) FT/40 hrs. Provide therapeutic services to adolescent clients living in our residential group homes located in Perris, California. Duties include developing a therapeutic relationship with each client, developing treatment plans (within the agency's treatment model), and coordinating client mental health services. Must be MFT with intern number or license (position can provide supervised hours toward licensure). Prefer previous experience working with at-risk adolescents. Crisis intervention training also required. 

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 (Bellflower) 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 families' homes, and in a variety of community and/or treatment settings. Must be able to participate in the 24-hour on-call crisis response system. 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 have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, clean driving record, and current auto insurance. Position is located in our Bellflower office, servicing SPA 7, which covers Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera, Huntington Park, Hawaiian Gardens, and the surrounding areas.

Parent Partner (Bellflower) 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 Bellflower office, servicing SPA 7, which covers Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera, Huntington Park, Hawaiian Gardens, and the surrounding areas. 

Mental Health:

Clinical Supervisor (Bellflower) FT/40 hrs. Supervisor is to ensure that all mental health assessments, clinical care plans, and progress notes meet Medi-Cal documentation criteria. Supervise eight to nine mental health clinicians. Conduct regular chart audits covering both clinical and technical compliance issues. Work with the Mental Health Quality Assurance department to coordinate and ensure quality mental health care for Olive Crest youth. Monitor consulting clinical staff. Qualified candidates must have a PhD/PsyD or MA/MS/MSW in Human Services and three years of related experience, and an MFT or LCSW license. Must also be eligible to provide supervision to registered MFTI and ASW interns under CA BBS guidelines, and have a record free of criminal conviction. Previous experience and knowledge of Medi-Cal documentation guidelines and regulations, previous supervisory experience, and bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred. 

Residential:

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.

Family Resource Center (FRC) & Transitional Housing Placement (THP) Programs Manager (Bellflower) FT/40 hrs. The FRC & THP Programs Manager works closely with the Regional Programs Director to launch, coordinate, and grow all components of the FRC and Project Independence program components in the LA Region. Oversee the THP contract with Los Angeles County, budgets and financial processes for both THP and FRC, Project Independence activities, training, staff development, and volunteers/donors participating within the program. In coordination with the Community Involvement and Fund Development departments in the region, network with and support volunteers, mentors, and donors who connect with this population. Other duties include but are not limited to: in lieu of and/or in coordination with THP Supervisor, handle all aspects of the intake process (review, screen, interview, and communicate decision of appropriateness of applicants for the program), and be on-call for THP staff to respond to emergencies or urgent matters for THP+FC participants. Qualified candidates must have an MSW or MA/MS in Human Services, Psychology, or other related field; minimum of two years of experience in human services; prior experience working with youth; supervisory experience; a valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record

Adoption Promotion and Support Services:

No Openings

Foster and Adoptions:

Foster Family Specialist (Bellflower) FT/40 hrs. Provide the marketing, recruitment, and certification of qualified foster families, back-up families, and babysitters. Will assist potential foster families, back-up families, and babysitters in the completion of their requirements for certification. Responsible for certification of potential foster and adoptive families, including in-home orientations, assessments, training, and other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Marketing, Communications, or a related field; knowledge and experience in areas of recruitment and public relations; ability to drive to homes within the assigned geographical area; and a philosophy of support for abused children in line with the values, mission, and treatment philosophy of Olive Crest.

Safe Families for Children:

No Openings

Nevada

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Corporate and Development:

No Openings

Strong Families:

Child and Family Specialist - DREAMR (Las Vegas) PT/20 hrs/wk, could lead to FT 40 hrs/wk). Olive Crest is seeking an individual with the ability to provide parenting skills training to current or former foster youth involved in the DREAMR project. This position assists the youth in developing and enhancing their parenting skills while also helping strengthen the attachment between parent and child. This position also assists with coordinating DREAMR Project activities for youth and their family. Familiarity with foster care as well as providing in-home services to families is preferred. Strong communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook, are necessary. A background in child development and parental training is preferred. Schedule will be afternoons and evenings, but hours are flexible. Ability to pass the Department of Family Services clearance process is required, and must have a record free of criminal convictions. Must also have a valid Nevada driver’s license, car insurance, acceptable driving record, and a reliable car.

Family Preservation:

No Openings

Project Independence:

No Openings  

Mental Health:

Bilingual Treatment Specialist (Las Vegas) FT/40 hrs. Treatment Specialists provide therapeutic case management services to children in treatment foster homes and shelter foster homes. Case loads include a combination of shelter children, treatment foster children, and psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) clients and families. This position also is responsible for completing adoption home studies and social summaries. Requires BA degree in Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, or a related field. Master's degree preferred, plus crisis intervention training, and previous PSR experience and/or experience working with children and families. Must be bilingual (English/Spanish), and have very strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

Pacific Northwest

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Corporate and Development:

No Openings 

Fostering Together: 

Foster Parent Recruiter/Liaison (Region 3, Grays Harbor/Pacific) PT/20 hrs. Recruiter must be a current or previous foster parent who can work from home. Responsibilities include leading foster parent support groups in assigned counties and acting as recruiter/liaison between current and potential foster parents and the state of Washington. Candidate must have his or her own computer and cell phone to work remotely. Strong administrative skills, and expertise in tribal and Hispanic cultures are also needed.

Foster and Adoptions: 

No Openings   

Safe Families For Children: 

Safe Families/FRC Coordinator (Tacoma) 15-20 hrs. Responsible for the recruitment, implementation and training of churches, community organizations and volunteers.  Create and execute community presentations to raise awareness and recruit families. Provide on-going support for churches and assist Safe Families volunteers through the approval process and orientation. Collaborate with the Coach Coordinator/EWA Program Coordinator and supervise volunteers and interns from local undergraduate school programs.  FRC (Family Resource Center):  Responsible for communication and coordination of services at Stewart Middle School in Tacoma. Required to attend occasional meetings at Tacoma school, and Bellevue office. Flexible work hours, may require some evenings and weekends when needed. Requires a BA in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, or Education.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

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Positions may be filled at any time. Last updated: July 30, 2015.