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Licensed Mental Health Clinician - Bay View

Position Title: Licensed Mental Health Clinician – Bay View

Department: Children & Family Services
Type: Full time
Location:  3450 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Reports to: 
Clinical Supervisor

OVERALL SUMMARY

Safe & Sound seeks an experienced Licensed Mental Health Clinician to provide trauma-informed assessment, consultation, and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and their caregivers (Adults).  The individual may be working primarily out of our Bayview office. This clinician may work  with the Bayview Child Health Center (BCHC) medical team, to provide mental health services to families and consultation to BCHC physicians and staff. This position reports to the Safe & Sound Clinical Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide trauma-informed therapy to families and individual child and adolescent clients up to 25 hours a week.
  • Complete session notes, treatment plans, outcome measures, incident reports, and other documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Participate in weekly team Multidisciplinary Rounds and Clinical Triage, to ensure coordinated care.
  • Utilize interventions based on a variety of theoretical frameworks, including Family Systems, Attachment Theory, Narrative Therapy, Sensorimotor and Somatic Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness/Mentalization, Traumatic Memory Processing, and Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).
  • Use strengths-based wellness, resilience, and recovery models in conceptualizing the health of patients.
  • Conduct evidenced-based screens for risk related to self-harm, harm to others, impairments in functional self-care, and environmental safety. Arrange for more comprehensive assessment when indicated.
  • Will facilitate and co-facilitate workshops and groups for parents, children, and staff, which include topics such as Mentalization, Stress Management, Trauma Recovery, and others. Minimum of one group per year, as caseload allows.
  • Complete Avatar training in order to support and document work with children with Medi-Cal/EPSDT (Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment).
  • Support Internship/Practicum program by assisting in trainings and/or providing support workshops. Minimum 1-2 times a year.
  • May provide supervision to 1-2 associates or practicum students depending on eligibility.
  • Assist in providing clinical support and guidance on an as-needed basis to all areas of Safe & Sound programming.
  • Participate in weekly individual, team & group supervision (1-2 hours).
  • Attend and participate in monthly Friday Department meetings and All Center Staff Meetings.
  • Attend outside trainings to further develop clinical practice.
  • An ongoing, organization-wide Trauma-Informed Systems (TIS) initiative, as well as a developing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative will influence the clinical practice. The Mental Health Clinician will have an opportunity to contribute to these initiatives if desired.

Undertake other duties as assigned. 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • CA Licensed MFT, MSW LPCC, or Psychologist
  • Three (3) years or more of experience providing direct services to clients
  • Knowledge of evidence-based psychotherapy interventions for trauma (e.g., Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cue-Centered Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, EMDR)
  • Ability to establish rapport quickly and to communicate effectively with patients, their family members and other providers
  • Able to function effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team that includes primary care and behavioral health providers, patients and family members
  • Competence to provide services with cultural humility and respect
  • Ability to assess and continually improve services delivered as an individual provider and as a multi-disciplinary team member
  • Ability to use information technology to support and improve integrated care.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Familiarity with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their effects on children and adults.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full-time.
  • Exempt.
  • Position will be fingerprinted and reference-checked.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Typical Working Conditions
    • Standard office setting
    • Heavy keyboard; answering phones
  • Equipment Used
    • Computer, phone, fax, copier.
  • Essential Physical Tasks
    • May include travel within the neighborhood and within San Francisco.
    • Light lifting (lift, push, and pull up to 20 pounds unassisted on a regular basis)

The base salary for this position is $75,000.00 annually and is eligible for the language premium. The language premium is $2,080 annually.  This position is eligible for the agency-sponsored benefits.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for  employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Safe & Sound is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or other protected status under applicable law.  The Clinical Team strives to cultivate a team that reflects the diverse population we serve and thus strongly encourages diverse candidates from underrepresented communities to apply, including but not limited to individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Human  Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.

**Beginning March 24, 2022: Safe & Sound implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for all staff either to be fully vaccinated and boosted (as the appropriate time after full vaccination) or, request a Medical or Religious Exemption. This policy accompanies current CDC recommendations for Safe & Sound worksites including wearing masks indoors and maintaining social distancing practices regardless of vaccination status.

Should you be offered, and subsequently accept this position, it is expected that you will abide by this policy, in addition to other organizational policies.

Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager

Position Title: Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager

Department: Children & Family Services
Type: Full time
Reports to: Associate Director of Children & Family Services

OVERALL SUMMARY

The Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager designs, implements, evaluates, and refines all aspects of volunteer engagement initiatives for Safe & Sound. The talents of approximately 200 volunteers annually 1) enhance the organization’s ability to provide quality services to children and families and 2) create opportunities for community members to engage with the organization. This position works with internal and external stakeholders and across all departments of the organization.

As a member of the Children & Family Services (CFS) Department, the Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager leverages volunteers to drive fundraising goals and address the needs of the CFS team. The Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager will play an instrumental role in increasing corporate and institutional giving for the organization. To this end, you might create, sustain, and manage new done-in-a-day volunteer opportunities for corporate teams and other groups of volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Volunteer Management 

  • Recruit and screen ~200 volunteers annually for all programs, including TALK Line, Children’s Playroom, Kids’ Turn and Family Dinners, to meet the needs of the organization
  • Regularly assess organizational needs for volunteers; develop, sustain, evaluate and refine new and existing volunteer opportunities
  • Create systems to provide adequate screening, training, supervision, communication, scheduling, recognition and evaluation for all volunteers; collaborate across teams to implement these systems; evaluate and refine systems to boost volunteer retention
  • Maintain data on all volunteers – background checks, health screenings, timesheets, etc. – in personnel files, donor databases, email marketing lists, and other areas as needed
  • Plan and manage volunteer recognition events and coordinate other recognition and community-building efforts
  • Serve as primary lead to Junior League San Francisco volunteers to plan and execute events as well as wrap-up reports

External Relations and Development Support 

  • Cultivate relationships with universities, corporations, places of worship, and other sources for volunteers and donors
  • Represent Safe & Sound at events hosted by or in partnership with current and potential partners – professional mixers, community events, nonprofit fairs, fundraisers, etc.
  • Manage implementation for volunteer-centered grants (i.e., Jr. League grants)
  • Collect volunteer success stories and generate content for social media, newsletters, blogs, direct mail etc.
  • Support development team with recruitment of volunteers for fundraising events
  • Manage volunteers and provide direct support for mass mailing campaigns

 Client Services Program Support 

  • Serve as lead project manager for annual Holiday Toy Store; acquire 90% of the material goods by soliciting donations; plan and execute the store in collaboration with Program Team and volunteers to support marketing, logistics, processing and acknowledgment
  • Support planning and management of other family events as needed; this may include purchasing, preparing and serving meals to families, caring for children during parent-focused events, creating flyers for events, etc.
  • Serve as primary manager of the TALK Line Volunteer schedule and lead the communication and systems to ensure that the helpline has coverage 24/7/365
  • Engage in direct service work with clients in place of volunteers or in solidarity – handling calls on the TALK Line, caring for children in the Playroom, assisting facilitators for Kid’s Turn, purchasing/preparing/serving meals for weekly client dinners, etc.

Undertake other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

We are seeking a masterful communicator, public speaker, and “people person,” with an outgoing, friendly, upbeat, social, charismatic, and energetic personality to be a champion for Safe & Sound. This person’s unique ability to inspire will power their success at recruiting and retaining volunteers to help Safe & Sound deliver on its mission.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or three (3) years of experience working in volunteer management
  • Ability to work and communicate with internal and external stakeholders and across all departments
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Microsoft Office
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s license, auto insurance with bodily injury limit of at least $100,000/$300,000, and access to use of an automobile

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2 years of experience managing or supporting volunteer programs
  • Grants management, donor solicitation, marketing/communications, or event planning experience
  • Experience with Eventbrite, Salesforce, or social media
  • Experience with trauma-informed systems
  • Charismatic personality with strong public speaking skills

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full-time.
  • Exempt.
  • Position requires occasional night and weekend work.
  • Position will be fingerprinted and reference-checked.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Typical Working Conditions
    • About 70% of the time, this position works at a desk in front of a computer in a typical office setting. About 30% of the time, this position works in Safe & Sound’s client-facing spaces (ie: a Children’s Playroom, a Parent Lounge, etc), off-site on visits to corporate and university partners, and at venues for Safe & Sound fundraising events.
  • Equipment Used
    • Computer, phone, fax, copier.
  • Essential Physical Tasks
    • Ability to complete desk-work in front of a computer for 6 – 7 hours per day
    • Occasional need to sit on the floor (ie: reading on a rug with children) for 30 – 90 minutes at a time
    • Occasionally need to lift up to 25 pounds (ie: children, donation deliveries, etc.)

The base salary for this position is $72,400.08 annually. This position is eligible for the agency sponsored benefits.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for  employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive  full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual  orientation, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Human  Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.

**Beginning March 24, 2022: Safe & Sound implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for all staff either to be fully vaccinated and boosted (as the appropriate time after full vaccination) or, request a Medical or Religious Exemption. This policy accompanies current CDC recommendations for Safe & Sound worksites including wearing masks indoors and maintaining social distancing practices regardless of vaccination status.

Should you be offered, and subsequently accept this position, it is expected that you will abide by this policy, in addition to other organizational policies.

Senior Program Manager of Parent & Child Education

Position Title: Senior Program Manager of Parent & Child Education

Department: Children & Family Services
Type: Full time
Reports to: Associate Director of Children & Family Services

OVERALL SUMMARY

The Senior Program Manager – Parent & Child Education is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Children & Family Services Department’s Parent and Child education services, which includes the oversight of all groups, workshops, and parent education classes, the Children’s Playroom program, and Kids’ Turn program. This position reports to the Associate Director of Children & Family Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Program Leadership & Supervision

  • Provide direct and indirect supervise of up to five (5) team members
  • Work with departmental and organizational leadership to develop and deliver relevant, culturally appropriate, and effective parent and child education services that meet the needs of the families served by Safe & Sound.
  • Supervise Parent & Child Education staff to ensure consistent and high quality programming and client services. Responsible for joint development and implementation of Safe & Sound’s strategic plan with a focus on parent education and the social and emotional competence of children.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Children & Family Services to prepare and implement annual and future program budgets.
  • Responsible for the Parent & Child Education budget.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Children & Family Services, other Senior Program Managers, and the Data & Evaluation team to develop and implement an evaluation plan for parent and child education programming.
  • Represent the Parent & Child Education team at staff meetings and advocate for the development of any new or expanded services needed by the families that Safe & Sound serves.
  • Collaborate closely with other team leaders and managers at Safe & Sound to ensure integration of all services. Facilitate or co-facilitate cross-program and cross-departmental meetings as appropriate.
  • Represent the CFS Department and Safe & Sound at meetings in the community as assigned.
  • Facilitate team meetings within the program area.
  • Stay informed about current issues regarding parenting, child development and how best to support children’s social and emotional competence.
  • Present ideas and develop programs for new or expanded services needed by families to support their knowledge of parenting, child development, and the social and emotional competence of children.
  • Directly support department wide programming (i.e., Holiday Toy Store)

Parent Education Administration

  • Coordinate and facilitate (as needed) parent education classes/workshops to help parents understand their child(ren)’s developmental needs as well as best practices on parenting.
  • Coordinate and facilitate (as needed) groups/workshops for children to help strengthen their social and emotional competency.
  • Participate in CFS Service Delivery Teams to ensure coordinated services to families enrolled in outcome-producing services.
  • Supervise and guide trainers to ensure that the curricula/material is being taught in an understandable and appropriate manner.
  • Assist in broadening the program through creating new training modules, 1-on-1 support, and/or new curricula as appropriate/necessary.
  • Manage program evaluation and data collection to ensure positive client outcomes.

Kids’ Turn Administration

  • Provides operational oversight of services in collaboration with Kids’ Turn manager.
  • Collaborate with PCEd Manager to provide support and direction with the program and ensure high quality services.
  • Support PCEd Manager with affiliate Kids’ Turn partners and potential partnership relationships.

Children’s Playroom Administration

  • Provide overall supervision of the Children’s Playroom program. Work with the Playroom Coordinator to ensure smooth Playroom operations (e.g. floor coverage, appropriate policies/procedures, etc.).
  • Collaborate with the Playroom Coordinator to manage program evaluation and data collection to ensure positive client outcomes.
  • Work with Playroom staff to develop new service offerings to build children’s social and emotional competence.
  • Support Playroom team with floor coverage as needed.

Undertake other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 4 years’ experience in the field of education, child development or psychology.
  • Familiarity with curriculum development and educational resources.
  • Experience recruiting, training and supervising staff.
  • Requires ability to network within the community to raise awareness about programs.
  • Requires ability to communicate with teachers, parents, school administrators and children of various ages.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, staff and client populations.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop/implement short-, medium-, and long- range plans.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve and address ground-level challenges while maintaining alignment with overall organizational goals.
  • Ability to recruit, train, and supervise high-performing staff teams.
  • Ability to work tactfully and effectively with representatives of city agencies, community-based organizations, and the community at large.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to utilize both quantitative and qualitative data to manage staff performance and improve services.
  • Basic computer skills required: word processing and internet search capabilities.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese)

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full Time
  • Exempt
  • Position will be reference-checked and fingerprinted

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions:

  • This position works in a variety of settings including standard office and schools. Some outreach and other events occasionally may be outdoors.

Equipment Used:

  • Computer, copier, fax, phone.

Essential Physical Tasks:

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 20 pounds unassisted.

The base salary for this position is $79,800.08 annually and is eligible for a language premium. The language premium is $2,080 annually. This position is eligible for agency-sponsored benefits.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Safe & Sound is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or other protected status under applicable law.  The PCED strives to cultivate a team that reflects the diverse population we serve and thus strongly encourages diverse candidates from underrepresented communities to apply, including but not limited to individuals who identify as QT/BIPOC, those impacted by the child welfare/foster care systems, and public benefits recipients.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Human  Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.

**Beginning March 24, 2022: Safe & Sound implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for all staff either to be fully vaccinated and boosted (as the appropriate time after full vaccination) or, request a Medical or Religious Exemption. This policy accompanies current CDC recommendations for Safe & Sound worksites including wearing masks indoors and maintaining social distancing practices regardless of vaccination status.

Should you be offered, and subsequently accept this position, it is expected that you will abide by this policy, in addition to other organizational policies.

Safe & Sound is an equal opportunity employer, read our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.