Employment Opportunities

Updated: 08/13/2018Jobs2

Alma Family Services offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full and part time employees (scheduled for 20 or more hours).

To apply, please send resume with salary requirement to:

Mail:
Alma Family Services

Human Resources Department
900 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 350
Monterey Park, CA 91754

Fax Resume To:
(323) 526-4096 

Email:
HumanResources@almafamilyservices.org

Resumes are reviewed in the order in which they are received. We will contact you for further screening if you are considered to be a good match for our openings. We are unable to provide updates on resumes received.

Qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, genetic information, medical condition and any other legally protected status.

Alma Family Services conducts a thorough criminal history clearance, physical, tuberculosis, and drug screen.

For more info: please inquire through email at HumanResources@almafamilyservices.org

 


 Current Job Openings ♦

Program Supervisor
Jurupa Valley/Full-time 

Description: Provide oversight of all clinical activities, including outreach, promotion of referrals, assignments, monitoring cases, review of caseloads, clinical supervision, and facilitation of clinical meetings and trainings. Responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the program. Provide supervision, training, guidance, coaching and professional development of staff to ensure services provided meet or exceed quality assurance standards. 

Qualifications: Current and active LCSW or LMFT with 2 years post licensure experience.  Must have completed 15 hours of Clinical Supervision Training. Previous program development/ management and supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of and experience working with Mental Health systems as well as other systems of care.  Working knowledge in the California Short-Doyle/Medi-Cal system preferred. Experience, training, knowledge, skill and abilities with culturally diverse population. Ability to think independently, creatively and effectively in critical situations. Effective written and oral communication skills. Able to perform in a positive, flexible and adaptive manner; exercise independent judgment and initiative. Must have reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the Company. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Q.I Specialist 
Monterey Park/Full-time  

Description: Evaluate the quality, type and level of services being provided by clinical staff. Assist with verifying accuracy of all billings to DMH – compare EXYM reports with DMH quarterly billings reports. Ensure compliance with funding requirements for documentation, timelines, accuracy, completeness, consistency, and conformity to requirements.  Responsible for monitoring and reviewing cases and ensures the agency is in compliance with auditing standards for federal funding sources. Promptly identify problems and assist in implementing appropriate corrective action; Ensure compliance with contract reporting requirements. Assist with the implementation of new policies as requested. Assist with preparation for audits conducted by various agencies, including Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and in the preparation for a response to site reviews, certification visits, and various clinical and service delivery audits, to ensure compliance and contractual obligations.

Qualifications: Must be registered ACSW or MFTI with BBS.  LCSW or LMFT preferred. Minimum 3  years experience in mental health.  Experience/Familiarity with Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health documentation requirements. Must be able to document comments/findings that result from internal audits either in oral or written format.  Effective communication skills, both written and oral.  Ability to think independently, creatively and effectively in critical situations. Computer literate; working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, Outlook and knowledgeable in Internet search.   Must have reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the Company.

Clinician
The Wellness Center/Full-time

Description: Will be responsible for providing quality clinical services, diagnostic formulation, psychosocial assessments, and assuring appropriate therapeutic activities.  Provide comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, case management, coordination of therapeutic activities.  Provide therapy to clients and their families/caregivers that may include a variety of environments and community settings, including, schools, homes, community centers, etc., as appropriate. 

Qualifications: Must be registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker or Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist  with the Board of Behavioral Science. LCSW or Licensed LMFT preferred.  Training/certification in Evidence Based Practices highly preferred.  Must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary professionals. Effective written and oral communication skills.  Experience with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) preferred.  Bilingual in English/Spanish required.  Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, acceptable driving records and proof of current auto insurance.

Substance Abuse Counselor
Various locations/Full-time 

Description: Provide drug and alcohol counseling and support to individuals, families and groups. Provide educational workshops regarding the use and effects of drugs and alcohol. Responsible for maintaining and overseeing a regular caseload of clients/probationers. Provide services in a variety of environments and community settings, including, schools, homes, Juvenile Justice facilities , community centers, etc., as appropriate. Provide counseling sessions, assessments, referrals and orientations. Maintains appropriate and timely case files and agency records in accordance with contract and agency requirements; prepares reports as necessary. Assist in developing and improving services to meet or exceed all contracted and/or mandated objectives and goals. Maintain confidentiality as required by HIPAA and funding agencies.

Qualifications: AA or Bachelor degree in a Behavioral Science field with Counseling or Addiction Counseling preferred. Must be certified by a CA state approved counselor-certifying organization and maintain compliance with the requirements for continuing education hours and/or units. 2 years experience providing substance abuse recovery counseling. Knowledge of principles and techniques of social work, case management, crisis intervention. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must be willing to drive to different work locations. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the agency.

Data Management and Community Navigator-GRYD
Boyle Heights/Full-time

Description: Assist in the collection of data: ensures completeness, follow up as necessary. Create and maintain database or spreadsheets to manage and process information. Input and monitor integrity of data. Develop methods of extracting data in requested format and generate reports, lists, graphs and charts for results presentation. Analyze, interpret and report to program staff and other agencies as needed. Work collaboratively with other agencies to obtain and disseminated pertinent information. Attend relevant community meetings, participate in relevant activities and events, community initiatives and work collaboratively with systems of care to generate referrals for the GRYD Prevention program. Schedule and personally conduct presentations on GRYD Prevention services. Maintain relationships with collaborative partners and cultivate new ones. Create and maintain partnerships with various community stake holders in order to implement GRYD model and services in the community. 

Qualifications: BA degree preferred. Previous experience in a non-profit mental health agency preferred. Must have working knowledge of computer software including database, spreadsheet, and graphic programs. Demonstrates ability to work independently.  Attention to detail a must. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer literate; working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, Outlook and knowledgeable in Internet search. Able to work evenings and weekends when needed. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record.

Case Manager
Boyle Heights/Full-time positions

Description:  Identify and engage potential clients, leading to the provision of direct case management services. Identify existing services in Boyle Heights and surrounding neighborhoods, provide referrals and monitor clients’ participation in these academic enrichment and recreation activities. Maintain a regular case load in conjunction with other responsibilities of Strategy Teams that includes submission of accurate documentation of all services provided, including up-to date case notes in the appropriate format.  Develop individualized service plans in collaboration with parents/caregivers.  Provide information and referral to appropriate services.  Continually assess needs and provide advocacy support in obtaining appropriate services.  Provide guidance and support to children and their families/caregivers in a variety of environments and community settings. Conduct program outreach and community engagement as necessary to implement GRYD Model Program and services in the community. Represent GRYD program in collaborative team meetings with community partners as needed.  Maintain current knowledge of client referrals.  Develop working relationships with community resources and social service providers.

Qualifications:A.A. degree plus two (2) years paid experience or volunteer in a mental health OR BA or BS Degree from accredited college/university in a health related field; i.e. social work, psychology or sociology plus one (1) year experience paid or volunteer in a mental health.  Strong knowledge of case management and mental health rehabilitation principles.  Demonstrated ability to relate to culturally diverse clientele.  Must be able to work as part of a team and independently.  Ability to exercise sound judgment in crisis situation.  Effective verbal and written communication skills.  Detail oriented. Strong and timely documentation and assessment skills.  Able to work evenings and weekends when needed.  Bilingual in English/Spanish required A valid CA driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance liability insurance, and acceptable driving record. 

Child and Family Specialist-WrapAround Services
Commerce/Full-time

Description: Provide oversight of clients from program admission in collaboration with the parents; develop individualized service plans based on assessment reports provided. Assess needs and services that will assist in the delivery of service and advocacy. Manage community and family crises and evaluate parent/child/family progress and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field. Experience with Wraparound services and/or SED youth in community-based settings and/or MHRS experience with the mental health, child welfare and/or juvenile probation systems. Must be detailed oriented.  Bilingual English/Spanish required.  Able to work evening and/or weekend hours as needed.  Available to be on-call 24/7.   Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver License, proof of auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.

Clinician-IFCCS
Commerce/Full-time

Description: Will be responsible for providing quality clinical services, diagnostic formulation, psychosocial assessments, and assuring appropriate therapeutic activities.  Provide comprehensive assessments, treatment planning, risk assessment, clinical interventions, case management, coordination of therapeutic activities.  Provide therapy to clients and their families/caregivers that may include a variety of environments and community settings, including, schools, homes, community centers, etc., as appropriate.  Respond to crisis as necessary.  Work individually and as part of a team to ensure that our clients are receiving the best care possible. 

Qualifications: Must be registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker or Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist  with the Board of Behavioral Science. LCSW or Licensed LMFT preferred.  Must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary professionals. Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed; available to be on-call.  Effective written and oral communication skills. Experience with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, acceptable driving records and proof of current auto insurance.

Facilitator – WrapAround 
Commerce/Full-time

Description: Responsible for developing and coordinating family-centered team to meet the individualized needs of children and families and for the developing of an integrated plan and leadership to ensure implementation of services that is responsive to concerns and builds on strengths. Provide an advanced level of facilitation to support and enhance the efforts of children and their families/caregivers the systems workers, which are part of the support team, and other individuals in a variety of environments.

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field; Master degree preferred.  Minimum 2 years experience serving individuals with complex needs including SED youth/families and/or youth residential settings. Experience with the mental health, child welfare and/or juvenile probation systems.  Able to work evening and weekend hours as needed. Bilingual English/Spanish required.  Must have reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance, and an acceptable driving record.

Rehabilitative Therapist-Intensive Field Capable Clinical Services (IFCCS) 
Commerce/Full-time

Description: Develop in collaboration with parents/caregivers individualized service plans.Continually assess needs and provide advocacy support in obtaining appropriate services. Manage community and family crises involving children and parents. Evaluate parent/child/family progress and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings. Provide guidance and support to children and their families/caregivers in a variety of environments and community settings. Document all activities in accordance with applicable regulations.Participate in case disposition meetings on a routine basis. Must maintain minimum service provision. Respond to crisis as needed.

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field.Experience with IFCCS, Wraparound services and/or SED youth in community- based settings and/or MHRS Experience with the mental health, child welfare and /or juvenile probation systems.Ability to represent core/agency/program values and principles in a variety of settings. Must be able to communicate thought and ideas clearly both orally and written, in English and Spanish. Able to work evening and weekend hours as needed and able to be on-call 24/7. Able to exercise independent judgment and initiative. Must have reliable transportation, valid California driver’s license, maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the Company.

Clinician 
East Los Angeles/Full-time

Description: Will be responsible for providing quality clinical services, diagnostic formulation, psychosocial assessments, and assuring appropriate therapeutic activities. Responsible for maintaining and overseeing a regular caseload of clients, Will work individually and as a part of a team to ensure that our clients are receiving the best care possible.

Qualifications:  BBS registered ASW or MFT-Intern (Licensed preferred). Must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary professionals. Previous experience with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) preferred. Effective written and oral communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record. 

Community Integration Training (CIT) Coach
East Los Angeles/Full-time

Description: Will provide services and training focused on children, adolescents and adults who have developmental disabilities, and their family members.  Will assist children, youth, and adults, their family members, and individuals from the community, in developing resources that promote and sustain mental health, competency and protective coping strategies that enhance their ability to survive and thrive. 

Qualifications: BA or AA degree in Humanities or social services related field preferred.  Minimum one  year experience or training or a combination of education and experience in the field of human services. Previous working experience with the developmentally delayed population highly preferred.  Effective communication skills, both written and oral; ability to present in front of group.  Must be certified in First Aid and CPR. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Teacher Aide/Cook-Preschool 
East Los Angeles/Full-time

Description: Complete grocery shopping, daily or weekly.  Assist in the kitchen with preparing/cooking perishables for the children on a daily basis.   Follow all CACFP guidelines and assist in the administration of CACFP which include: creating food menus. Menu production forms, production of receipts, etc.  Maintain food inventory list up to date.  Follow all ECERS, CLASS, state licensing, CSPP and CACFP regulations. Set up outdoor play and cleanup up on a daily basis. Responsible for assisting in maintaining a safe and clean environment where cleaning of toys and equipment is performed weekly in accordance to ECERS and state licensing.  Maintain sensitivity to individual children’s needs, behaviors and adjust the program and curriculum to meet those needs. Assist in the setting up of the classroom as needed. Implement the program’s assurance that children will be supervised for their well-being and overall safety.  

Qualifications:  Minimum 6-12 units in Child Development /Early Childhood Education or AA degree preferred.  Previous experience working with preschool programs with children in a licensed care center.  Must be bilingual and Spanish and have the ability to speak, read and write fluently.  Must have the ability to handle different personalities and situations.  Be able to work for a 10 month period frame from September to June.  Maintain current First Aid and Community CPR certification and child care, which include the California, approved Child Care Provider Course, total of 15 hours.

Teacher Assistant-Preschool 
East Los Angeles/Full-time

Description: Assist in planning weekly lesson plans and follow the class schedule consistent with program curriculum, objective and goals that follow ECERS, CLASS, and DRDP 2015 measures.  Assist lead teacher with maintaining all children’s work files as needed.  Participate in staff meetings and in-service training sessions.  Participate in LAUP, California State Preschool Program (CSPP), Child and Adult Care Food Program, (CACFP)   and Licensing trainings as required. Must assist children with daily life necessities, which are included but not limited to toileting, feeding and dressing.  Set up classroom indoor and outdoor play on a daily basis.  Rotate and changes the class equipment and materials on a monthly basis to meet ECERS, monthly themes and lesson plan activities.  Responsible for assisting in maintaining a safe and clean environment where cleaning of toys and equipment is performed weekly in accordance to ECERS and state licensing.

Qualifications:  AA Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or equivalent AND must have child development Teacher or Associate Teacher permit under the Child Development Permit Matrix of California. Previous experience working with preschool programs with children in a licensed care center. Must be bilingual and Spanish and have the ability to read and write fluently. Must have the ability to handle different personalities and situations. Excellent written and oral communication skills both English and Spanish.  Be able to work for a 10 month period frame from September to June. Maintain current First Aid and Community CPR certification and child care, which include the California, approved Child Care Provider Course, total of 15 hours.

Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) Coach 
East Los Angeles/Full-time

Description: Provide services to high risk children and their families, from low income families and communities, to stabilize and establish functional lifestyles to prevent the need for out of home placement. Will provide mental health and short term services to clients and coordinate services. Work as a part of the treatment team to develop individual treatment plans for assigned children and their families. Assist client with changes in behavior related to child/youths mental health conditions which jeopardize the child’s placement Provide crisis intervention as needed.

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field, or minimum 3 years relevant experience. Knowledgeable in TBS mental health program model preferred. Ability to think independently, creatively and effectively in critical situations. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Effective written and oral communication skills. Able to work evening and/or weekend hours when necessary. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.

Clinician-CalWorks
El Monte/Full-time

Description: Will be responsible for providing quality clinical services, diagnostic formulation, psychosocial assessments, and assuring appropriate therapeutic activities. Responsible for maintaining and overseeing a regular caseload of clients, Will work individually and as a part of a team to ensure that our clients are receiving the best care possible.

Qualifications: BBS registered ASW or MFT-Intern (Licensed preferred). Must be able to work effectively with multi-disciplinary professionals. Previous experience with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) preferred. Effective written and oral communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA driver’s license, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record. 

Clinician-Full Service Partnership (FSP)
Huntington Park/Full-time

Description: Job duties include conducting psychosocial assessments, developing treatment goals, and psychotherapy with children, transitional youth, and their families. With the support and guidance of the Program Manager, employees are required to be on-call during non-work hours and may work evening and weekend hours as needed. This is a community based program and you will have the opportunity to work out in the field with your client and their family while helping them on their path to wellness and recovery.

Qualifications: BBS registered ACSW or Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. Strong clinical background with experience working in an intensive, community based mental health program, strong knowledge of DMH paperwork, policies and procedures, flexibility and desire to work in the field/community setting. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s license, must maintain current automobile insurance and must be eligible to drive for the agency. Bilingual in English / Spanish required.  

Behavior Technicians-Applied Behavior Analysts (ABA)
East Los Angeles/Full-time & Part-time positions

Description: Provide immediate 1:1 teaching and behavior management services to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or dual diagnosis. Implement behavior reduction and skill building plans as written in the Functional Behavior Assessments report in various settings the client is assessing including but not limited to the home and/or community. Collect accurate data as defined in the Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA). Complete data and Special Incident Reports within specified time frames.  Participate in team meetings; provide feedback and observations as it relates to client and sessions. Maintain professional and ethical boundaries with clients and families. Maintains confidentiality as outlined by agency, HIPAA, funders, and other regulatory agencies. Maintain timely and consistent attendance.

Qualifications: BA/BS in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, and/or related field. Minimum 1 year in designing and implementing behavior plans with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or dual diagnosis plus 12 units of ABA. Familiarity on non-aversive behavior analysis applications. Must have an understanding of human needs, behavior and motivation and ability to develop capabilities of others. Excellent communication skills, written and oral, in English and Spanish. Computer literate. Maintain current First Aid and CPR certification. Maintain Professional Crisis Management (PCM) Certification. Registered Behavior Technician Certification preferred. Must have reliable transportation, valid CA Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance and an acceptable driving record. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Lifeguard Instructor – Aquatics Program
East Los Angeles/On-call

Description: Responsible for assisting aquatic staff with implementing a high quality recreational program for individuals with or without disabilities through a variety of structured aquatic classes. Ensuring the safety of facility participants by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or the equivalent (GED). Two (2) years of professional experience in a public pool setting. Experience working with the developmentally disabled preferred but not required.

Certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, American Red Cross First Aid, American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross Preventing Disease Transmission, American Red Cross Automated External Defibrillation (AED), American Red Cross Title 22, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatic Program Instructor Certification (can be obtained during the first three months of employment)

Program Assistant-Socialization Training Program
East Los Angeles/On-call

Description: Responsible for assisting in the execution of planned program activities that meet the goals and objectives of Alma Family Services Socialization Training Program. The Program assistant shall ensure the safety of clients and assist clients in their attempts to participate in programmed activities.

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree or at least two years college equivalent in Child Development or a related field. Two years experience working with children in a licensed child care center, comparable group child care program, or accredited school. Knowledge in CCLD Title XXII law associated with the operation of child centers. Bilingual in Spanish and ability to read and write fluently. Current First Aid and Community CPR certification (8hrs) and Child Care: California approved Child Care Provider Course (7 Hrs); Total of 15 hrs.

Volunteers
Limited positions are now available.

Internships
Bachelor & master degree level internships are limited and are arranged through agreements with professional schools & universities.