In Home Outreach Counselor (Pomona)

Who We Are:

We are a premier provider dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy. We envision a world in which children and young adults, families, and communities are able to heal, grow, and thrive.

Job Type: Temporary Full-time Opportunity

Starting Salary Range: $23.50 - $27.00 per hour, DOE

What We Offer:

An outstanding benefits package and numerous opportunities for career growth and advancement within our organization.

  • Employee Sign-on Bonus of $2,000
  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000-$4,000 for application positions.
  • 13 Paid Holiday per year including Cesar Chavez & Juneteenth, earn up to 22 days of PTO
  • This role is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Medical insurance offering 3 HMO with Kaiser and Health Net, and also a PPO Plan
  • Dental insurance both HMO & PPO options, with 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan
  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and Dependent Care
  • 401(k) with no wait period and no vesting schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program

WHAT YOU'LL DO
The essential functions include:

  • Carries out mission, vision and values established by the President/CEO and Board of Directors
  • Conduct thorough psycho-social assessments using a standardized tool in-home and assess the well-being and safety of the children within the home environment.
  • Identify family strengths and help improve the overall family functioning.
  • Collaborate with CSW's and family to implement MCPC and an individualized family support case plan.
  • Meet with the family on a regular basis, as prescribed by the MCPC case plan and assess family and home for child safety and risk issues on an on-going basis.
  • Coordinate services for families that include other services providers, as needed.
  • Complete all necessary documentation and evaluations tools according to the project protocol.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled multidisciplinary case planning conferences with project team.
  • Provide in-home counseling, parent education, teaching and demonstration, case management, crisis intervention, child focus activities, substitute adult role modeling and supportive services for each participating family.
  • Advocate, as needed for families and their children to access needed resource.
  • Promote an abstinent and healthy lifestyle for participating families with a history of substance abuse, domestic violence and/or child neglect/abuse.
  • Maintain client case files.
  • Provide weekly case notes, monthly reports and mileage to Program Coordinator by due dates.
  • Attend community network meetings and other community meetings upon request.
  • Maintain list of active and current community resources
  • Reports to the Program Coordinator and meets on a weekly basis.
  • Must have the ability to nurture respectful relationship with clients and children and must be sensitive to the cultural needs of the population served.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education/ Experience / Skills

  • Master's degree, preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree accepted in a Human Services area with an educational waiver.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with children & families.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Valid California driver's license, driving record, and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier.

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE (TIC)

Hillsides practices Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles which recognizes the signs, symptoms, and widespread impact of trauma; Employees are asked to comprehensively integrate knowledge of Trauma Informed Care into policies, procedures, and practices with the goal to prevent re-traumatization which promotes healing of families, youth, individuals, and communities.

Seat 943