Program Manager (699)


In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • This role is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Competitive salary 
  • Medical insurance with a $20 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan 
  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan 
  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary
  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit 
  • 401(k) with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule 
  • 12 paid holidays per year and generous paid time off policy accruing up to 22 days off annually 
  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000 or $4,000 for applicable positions 
  • Robust training opportunities: Shared Core Practice Model & Trauma Informed Care


The Essential Functions Include:

  • Responsible for overseeing  and expanding the Intensive Foster Care Program
  • Oversees and provides clinical supervision to one or more individuals within the program to ensure standards are met with the BBS in accordance with registered interns and associate clinical social workers
  • Supervise FCSW's and  manage contract workers as needed to meet program demands
  • In collaboration with FFA Trainer will be responsible for providing support and training to ISFC staff and ISFC resource families
  • Provide coordination of clinical & community service delivery activities for ISFC clients, including the facilitation of Child and Family Team meetings
  • Review and approve all documentation including notes, SIR's and treatment plans to ensure goals of permanency are being met
  • Interact with the community at large and with specific allied agencies, other programs, and funding sources that facilitates and enhances the operation of the program
  • Responsible for implementing and managing agency adoptions program including completing home studies, written reports and adoption documentation
  • Knowledgeable of the acts in accordance with all prevailing governmental laws and regulations regarding the provision of mental health services, including confidentiality and limits thereof, the reporting of child abuse/neglect, law and ethics
  • Participates as required in parent certification, recertification and decertification
  • On call 24/7 to provide clinical support to staff, children and families
  • Provides Crisis intervention as needed
  • Maintains a reduced caseload
  • Other duties as required


Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients,  office personnel, other employees and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manual and office documents
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish

  Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others - including other employees, clients and members of the public -- in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program in use
  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required


  • Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (licensed post 2 years)
  • Licensed for 2 years  (if licensed in another state, must meet the prevailing requirements for licensure in California)
  • Bilingual Spanish Required
  • Strong knowledge and experience in adoption  and child welfare systems
  • Valid California driver's license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier


This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  All Hillsides employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer