Employment Opportunities

PARENT EDUCATOR (Spanish Bi-lingual) (Ventura)

The Parent Educator works with families involved in Ventura County Child Welfare helping parents develop life and parenting skills so that they can maintain their child/children in their home.

**Two years of experience in Child Development/Behavior Management required**

  • You will work with Ventura County children and caregivers who may be overwhelmed or in crisis.
  • You consistently meet deadlines and schedules.
  • You are organized, detail-oriented, and will be able to maintain up-to-date case notes and documentation.
  • You may have a flexible work schedule based on caregiver availability, your caseload, and the organization’s needs.
  • You have strong computer skills and are able to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel), web-based time keeping systems, and databases.
  • You are comfortable providing Parent Education Services virtually (via Zoom) and in-person (when safe to do so.)
  • You have reliable transportation that will allow you to drive throughout the county (from Simi Valley to Piru) to serve clients in-home.
  • You embrace an attachment and trauma informed approach and appreciate and respect cultural and other kinds of diversity.
  • You are required to do a LiveScan background check as a condition of employment.

Benefits/What we offer:

  • Benefits packages available, including medical, dental, vision, AFLAC, and a 403(b)-retirement plan – as applicable
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and bereavement – as applicable
  • Ability to make your own schedule (within normal business hours, M-F, 8a-6p)
  • Bilingual incentive offered

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

Employment Application

 


MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN (Spanish Bi-lingual)

We are looking for mental health clinicians who are interested in and motivated to help children and families heal, using a humanistic, strength-based, and trauma-informed approach. Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Bilingual preferred!

Qualification Requirements:

  • A. or M.S. in clinical psychology, social work, or counseling psychology; or currently an LMFT or LCSW*
  • Has a valid BBS registration/license number or proof of school enrollment (for trainees).
  • Has a valid California driver’s license and proof of auto insurance
  • Livescan/fingerprint clearance
  • Clean history with the BBS; no history of license suspension/revocation due to malpractice

*trainees are welcome to apply! However, we encourage only those who are close to graduating

Preferred (not required):

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Child Welfare/Children and Family Services
  • Experience with Medi-Cal billing and documentation
  • Has worked with resistant/mandated clients
  • Knowledge or experience with Domestic Violence and/or Substance Abuse

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides in-home and in-office therapy and case management services to children (0-18), families, and parents/caregivers across Ventura County
  • Has a strong motivation to learn, the capacity for self-examination, self-disclosure, and an ability to empathize with all clients, free of judgment.
  • Works well with other service providers in the community
  • Is dependable when communicating with manager, colleagues, and community partners
  • Maintains cultural humility and is committed to diversity and inclusion in order to best serve families from all backgrounds and help maintain an equitable workplace.
  • Diligently maintains timely documentation and billing per Medi-Cal mandate
  • Practices good time-management and healthy boundaries throughout the work day
  • Is available to see clients Monday-Friday, during normal business hours (8:30a-6p)
  • Efficiently completes clinical documentation such as biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes
  • Attends and actively participates in weekly supervision groups, and biweekly individual supervision, at minimum

Benefits/What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits packages available, including medical, dental, vision, AFLAC, and a 403(b)-retirement plan – as applicable
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and bereavement – as applicable
  • Ability to make your own schedule (within normal business hours, M-F, 8a-6p)
  • Clinical trainings specific to our model and approach
  • Weekend/on-call hours are not a requirement or expectation
  • Bilingual incentive offered

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

Employment Application


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).