Employment Opportunities

Kids and Families Together is a not-for-profit support, education, and counseling resource center that provides services for individuals and families in foster care, kinship care, and adoption, for the preservation of families and the physical, emotional, and mental health of children


 

Bi-Lingual (Required) Clinical Associate

We are looking for clinicians who have experience working with children and families experiencing trauma.

A Master’s Degree in Psychology; Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work leading to an LMFT or LCSW is a mandatory requirement. A valid BBS Intern number is also required. Spanish bi-lingual is preferred!

  • You can work with Ventura County children and caregivers who may be overwhelmed or in crisis.
  • You like working with children from infant to teen.
  • You are able to adjust to a flexible work schedule (based on caregiver availability and your caseload).
  • You embrace attachment and trauma informed therapy and appreciate and respect cultural and other kinds of diversity.
  • You maintain daily case notes and process them in timely fashion
  • You meet deadlines and mandatory timelines
  • You enjoy field work and serving clients in-home throughout Ventura County and providing excellent counseling, psychoeducation and support.

You MUST have a reliable vehicle (driver’s license and insurance) and Associate number (or applying immediately).

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required
  • ASW, AMFT, LPCC, LMFT, LCSW preferred
  • Spanish/English bilingual abilities required
  • Valid California driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Clearance of fingerprints and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements
  • Prior knowledge of MediCal billing required
  • Ability to work as a member of multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience working with children and families preferred

Schedule:

  • Full-Time – Monday – Friday

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and a 403(b)-retirement plan
  • 1 week sick leave, 2 weeks paid vacation

Submit your employment application, cover letter, and resume to HR@kidsandfamilies.org
Employment Application


Pre-Service Trainer (Bi-Lingual)

We are looking for a Pre-Service Trainer.  What does a Pre-Service Trainer do?  You provide training to foster and kinship caregivers in Ventura County on Trauma Responsive and Informed care using an established curriculum.

Bi-lingual Spanish is preferred.

Is training your passion?  Do you love to facilitate skill development for people?  If you love to teach groups, we are looking for you.

  • Training occurs over 15 hours on-site or virtual; provided in 3-hour increments 1x per week for 5 weeks OR 2x per week for 2.5 weeks.
  • You use professional and/or anecdotal stories to amplify and illustrate the educational information.
  •  You must be flexible and prepared for changes in the training material and schedule.

There is an in-home training component and you are willing to provide this training too.  The sessions are 1 to 2 hours up to 12 total hours. In-Home sessions may be presented via Zoom on a one-on-one basis; or in person.

Requirements – Please do not apply if you do not meet all requirements.

  • Trainers should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to human services, AND twelve (12) months experience with children and families within the child welfare environment
  • Excellent, proven communication skills: Writing and speaking (You will be asked for examples.)
  • Proven skills in training or presentations
  • You are coachable and willing to take Instructions

You must be culturally sensitive and willing to working with diverse populations and families of different ethnic groups, cultures and sexual orientation.

Must have a valid CA Drivers License, registration and insurance.  Must pass Live Scan.

Submit your employment application, cover letter, and resume to HR@kidsandfamilies.org
Employment Application

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How To Apply

1. Scroll to the bottom and complete the Employment Application.

2. Submit your employment application, cover letter and resume to HR@kidsandfamilies.org
Employment Application

 

You MUST have a reliable vehicle (driver’s license and insurance will be verified.)

You are required to do a LiveScan background check as a condition of employment.

Benefits include: Medical (25+hrs/wk). Dental and Vision. AFLAC supplemental insurance, 403(b) savings plan, Sick time, and Vacation (at FT 35+hrs/wk).