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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Company: SBCS Corporation
Location: Spring Valley
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Department: Behavioral Health & Wellness Program: Prevention & Early Intervention (PEI)Status: Regular Full Time- ExemptAnnual Salary: $70,000-$75,000 Location: Casa NuestraSchedule: General program hours are 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Candidate must also be available to work up to 8 p.m. at least two evenings per week, as well as weekends, as needed, to meet the various needs of the program. Who we areSBCS (formerly South Bay Community Services) transforms communities to support the well-being and prosperity of children, youth, and families. For more than 50 years, we've worked throughout San Diego to provide safe shelter, transitional housing, intervention prevention programs, mental health support, and many other services that meet the ever-changing needs of our communities.Our organization is dedicated to offering high-quality services and ensuring all services align with the community's needs. To best serve our communities, SBCS partners with various grassroots organizations throughout California to develop innovative strategies that enhance services, empower clients, and ensure that culturally appropriate and trauma-informed care is offered. SBCS provides a wide range of services tailored to meet each client's unique needs. At SBCS, our client-centered approach highlights the importance of respect, empathy, and compassion when interacting with all community members. About YOUYou are an advocate and champion of nurturing communities where families can pursue their dreams and fulfill their potential. You are dedicated to and energized by engaging directly with individuals and communities. You care deeply about the well-being and prosperity of ALL children and youth throughout San Diego.You want to become a part of an energetic and effective team, and contribute your expertise, creativity, and insights to a unique role encompassing program management, development, and direct counseling services for at-risk children, adolescents, and families. About our organizationSBCS is home to a committed team of 470 dedicated employees and volunteers who diligently serve all of San Diego County. Having offered services for 52 years, SBCS is committed to providing hope and support for numerous young children, individuals, and families facing adversity. With an annual budget of $68 million, SBCS continues to be a beacon of assistance in the community. Competitive and Sustainable Employee Pay Package:SBCS offers competitive pay and additional benefits for full-time employees, including generous vacation time, holidays, health, vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, an employee assistance program, discount programs, public service forgiveness loan, and an excellent retirement plan with matching contributions. Hybrid and remote schedules are available based on the program and job roles. Prevention and Early Intervention ProgramSBCS' early prevention and intervention program known as Dinosaur School is a free program for children and parents designed to strengthen a child's social-emotional skills and provide a strong foundation for their academic success. The social, emotional, and academic capabilities of all PreK through third grade students will be nurtured through the Incredible Years evidence-based curriculum, which includes parent support groups and student small groups.Responsibilities:The Program Coordinator, under the supervision of the Program Director, and Department Director, is responsible for the supervision and coordination of the Family Community Partnership component of the PEI contract. Other responsibilities include ensuring that program staff remain faithful to the Incredible Years model, as well as supporting efforts to ensure that all staff complete timely, accurate documentation and data collection. Services will be in keeping with the agency goals, objectives, mission, and style provided within a team framework. Program Coordinator is responsible for working with the team in developing team goals and objectives and in meeting those goals and objectives. The Program Coordinator performs the role and duties of a supervisor for the team.Duties:

  • Hire, train and supervise staff performing program services, develop positive teamwork environment and provide ongoing supervision including evaluations.
  • Participate and facilitate team meetings, SBCS presentations/meetings, trainings, individual supervision, and clinical group supervision.
  • Facilitates team and individual problem solving and recognize achievements.
  • Attend & actively participate in Leadership Team, agency meetings & other committee meetings as assigned.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members and serve as a link to other teams and to the Program Manager.
  • Assist staff with electronic data collection and cleaning.
  • Collaborate with Program Director on scheduling of staff and programming.
  • Assist in implementation of the PEI program procedures, guidelines and policy.
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating program outreach presentations in the community and schools.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement Incredible Years (IY) curriculum for children with challenging behaviors and their parents.
  • Ability to educate, teach and train Incredible Years (IY) curriculum to program specialists and ensure that they adhere to program principles.
  • Collaborate with the CVCC regarding training and support needs of the Promotores.
  • Oversee and implement the Program Advisory Group
  • Scheduling of program activities and events in the community and schools
  • Adhere to agency and County client confidentiality, HIPAA, and mandated reporting policies.
  • Participate in agency, school district/CVCC, and County required trainings and activities.
  • As a mandated reporter, being able to report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to the relevant authorities as required by law.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or related degree, required.
    • Master's degree in social work, psychology or related degree with current BBS registration as AMFT, ASW, or Associate LPCC, preferred.
    • Minimum of 1 year of direct experience working with children, youth, and families required; experience should preferably have been in a community based or neighborhood service organization.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Must be able to read and write in Spanish and English
    • Previous supervisory/coordinator experience preferred.
    • Must have the ability to teach problem solving skills.
    • Must possess initiative, ability to set goals, and prioritize.
    • Must be computer literate.
    • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proven experience, comfort and confidence with public speaking.
    • Ability to work with a diverse population, possess cultural sensitivity, and maintain appropriate boundaries with clients. Conditions of Employment
      • Employment may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of certain background clearances which may include a Department of Justice criminal background check requiring my fingerprints (Live Scan), screening through the National Sex Offender Public Website, drug test, tuberculosis (TB) test, and such additional clearances as may be required under the program.
      • Candidate is required to have reliable transportation; therefore, the candidate must successfully complete a motor history check. Candidate must also possess and maintain a current valid California driver's license and valid auto insurance policy. (Approximately 10% of the time.)PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
        • Mentally and emotionally: Ability to work under deadlines, various projects and dealing with clients in crisis and difficult situations.
        • Must be able to remain in a stationary position during shift.
        • Moves throughout the building.
        • Moves, raises, or lowers (includes upward pulling) an object or equipment up to 50 lbs.
        • Transports an object, from 20 to 50 lbs. across the facility, for various needs.
        • Ability to exert force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force.
        • Ability to exert force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking)
        • Ascending or descending stairs and ladders when applicable. Body agility is emphasized.
        • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when ascending, descending, traversing.
        • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
        • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with objects or office machinery.
        • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Communicating is important for those activities in which workers must impart information to clients or to the public, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately, or quickly. The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by a negotiated contract.Accessibility AccommodationSBCS is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Equal Employment OpportunityWe are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, parental status, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.At-Will Employment StatusPlease note that all employment with SBCS is at-will, which means your employment may be terminated at any time by you or SBCS, without cause or advance notice. The terms and conditions of any employment may also be modified.PI3dbcae0e4eff-26289-34763691

Keywords: SBCS Corporation, San Diego , PROGRAM COORDINATOR, Other , Spring Valley, California

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