Job Opportunities - Ventura County Community Foundation

Employment Opportunities
Ventura County Community Foundation
Investment Manager
Reports to Vice President/Finance; Position Part Time, Salary Commensurate with experience
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The Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) is seeking a part time position for Investment Manager to assist
the Vice President/Finance in managing VCCF’s investment assets, including:
• VCCF core endowment portfolio
• Smith Foundation endowment portfolio (VCCF support organization)
• Swift Foundation endowment portfolio (VCCF contract for investment management)
This part time position will take primary responsibility for managing the VCCF Investment Committee, which
recommends to the VCCF board of directors investment policy, manager selection and oversight of VCCF
endowment policies and procedures. VCCF is the community foundation that serves Ventura County, California,
located just north of Los Angeles on the Pacific coast. The foundation had total assets of $135 million, as of March
2014, which includes over 600 charitable funds managed on behalf of donors who entrust VCCF with their charitable
and philanthropic donations. In addition to its donor advised and designated funds, scholarship funds, field of interest
and discretionary funds, VCCF also runs the Center for Nonprofit Leadership, a management support organization
and owns the VCCF Nonprofit Center, a 53,500 sq.ft. nonprofit office center that housing 15 nonprofit tenants that
serve the Ventura County region, including four tenants in the VCCF Grassroots Office Suite. The latter Center is an
investment of VCCF’s administrative endowment funds.
This new position has been created in light of the retirement of VCCF’s long standing VP Controller, and the
anticipated hire of a Vice President/Finance. The ideal candidate will have experience in investment management,
accounting and be familiar with the work and financial structure of a community foundation, investment portfolios and
grantmaking organizations, and have at least a decade’s experience in investment management, finance, accounting
and/or fund accounting. Extensive nonprofit experience not required, though beneficial. The candidate must be
comfortable with, and embody, the organizational values VCCF has adopted, and work well in a collegial environment
with other staff colleagues. Strong candidates will reflect a willingness to do what is required to ensure accurate
records, smooth operations and oversight of often complex and competing priorities. Works well under pressure,
respects deadlines and has capacity for enhancing operating efficiencies. Familiarity with online systems a must.
Exposure to board members and oversight committees requires ability to work with volunteers and to present
materials on a timely basis.
Other skills benefitting the candidate will include:
• excellent communications skills (written and oral)
• ability to prioritize complex and competitive priorities, timelines and deadlines
• inclusive style with a focus on accountability and results
• attention to detail, with little tolerance for mistakes
• excellent time management skills
• skills to manage/access data bases and modern word processing systems, including managing data base reports
and summary data
• experienced and thoughtful judgment; flexibility
• commitment to confidentiality and discretion
• ability to work well with colleagues, volunteers, board members and other public stakeholders.
For further information, or to apply for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter and salary history to Tami
Keaton at [email protected]
Updated : 9/29/14
VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Job Description
Philanthropic Services Program Assistant
POSITION SUMMARY
The Program Assistant reports directly to the VP of Philanthropic Services and will work collaboratively across
departments. The Program Assistant provides administrative and program-related support to facilitate grantmaking
and scholarship programs and donor advised funds process. Duties include, but are not limited to, monitor grant and
scholarship process, support Donor/Agency Funds process, manage FIMS database, prepare award, payment and
acknowledgment letters, generate FIMS reports, create and maintain grant/fund files, respond to inquiries, coordinate
meetings, prepare grant and meeting materials, and other tasks as requested by the VP of Philanthropic Services.
HOURS: Full Time, Non-exempt Position (salary starts at $14-$15 per hour)
RESPONSIBILITES:
I.
II.
Support of Philanthropic Services Department
 Grantmaking
 Processes grant applications, requests, awards and denials.
 Monitor grants process through the grants management database.
 Manage grant compliance and program requirements.
 Prepare award and payment letters, and process grant payments.
 Assist with preparation of documents and packet for the Program Review and Grants
Committee and Board meetings, and other related meetings.
 Scholarship Program
 Prepare and mail scholarship applications, outreach materials, and other collateral as
needed.
 Maintain scholarship database, including update contact information, coding and logging-in
applications and awards.
 Process scholarship award, denial and payment letters, and process payments.
 Assist with the management of the online scholarship application and review process.
 Donor Relations
 Coordinate donor acknowledgement letter process and other correspondence as needed.
 Coordinate production of fund development/donor materials and mailings.
 Maintain File fund statements and other donor materials.
 Update Fund pages (web) as needed.
Management of Grants/Donor Management Database (FIMS)
 Ensure grants/fund/scholarship database and profiles are current with appropriate coding, notes,
and change of pertinent information.
 Create and maintain grant/fund/scholarship records using FIMS grants/donor software program.
 On-going clean-up of grant/fund/scholarship profiles including duplicate identification and removal.
 Generate grant/ fund reports and lists, as scheduled and as needed, including grant
agreements, payment requests, condition reports, and edit reports.
II.
General Administrative Assistance
 Create, organize and manage departmental files (grant/fund/scholarship) and incorporate process
improvements to ensure files and documents are updated and easily accessible (includes electronic
copies on computer shared network drives).
 Respond to general departmental inquiries, providing helpful and responsive communications to
grant applicants, grant recipients, donors, and others who contact Philanthropic Services
Department.
 Draft and edit correspondence, memos, department updates, as well as other documents as
needed.
 Prepare administrative/grant/donor documents (i.e. tracking forms, edit reports, monthly condition
report, delinquent letters, etc.).
 Preparation and coordination of materials for Program Review and Grants Committee, and/or board
meetings, and assist with support for those meetings, including logistics, scheduling and recording
meeting minutes.
 Assist in planning and execution of events.
 Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the position.
QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge
 Bachelor degree is preferred or equivalent experience.
 1-3 years of experience in an administrative or support role, preferably in philanthropy or other nonprofit
environment.
Skills
 Excellent written and oral communication skills.
 Excellent spelling/grammar/proofreading/math skills
 Strong organizational skills, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.
 Excellent computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with donor/grants database
programs and working knowledge of mail merge.
Abilities
 Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks independently, effectively managing shifting priorities and timesensitive projects to meet deadlines.
 Ability to work well independently and within a team structure.
 Excellent judgment, flexibility, good humor, and initiative.
 A fundamental knowledge of the Ventura County Community Foundation and its mission.
To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by November 28, 2014 to Linda Garcia at
[email protected] No phone inquiries, please.
The Ventura County Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate
pool.
Updated: 11/13/14
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Responsibilities
Administrative Support to the CEO and Board of Directors
• Maintain and keep current CEO and board calendars
• Email monthly board packets, meeting reminders, and handle RSVP’s for meetings and events
• Copy, collate and mail final grant applications
• Maintain calendar of grant reports
• Collate statistics for grant reports
• Assist with annual Compliance Reports
• Event and meeting set-up and clean up
• Provide quality customer service to all BBBSVC constituents and develop a positive working relationship with staff,
volunteers, board members, donors and community supporters
Fund Development
• Maintain and continuously update gift works donor database
• Manage websites for all fundraisers
• Maintain spreadsheets of in kind donations for all events
• Handle RSVP’s for events including preparing attendance lists, registration and signage
• Assist Bowl For Kids’ Sake teams in registration and adding funds to their team page
• Create graphics, save the date, invitations and program books for all fundraisers
• Create and maintain correspondence and communication between donors and BBBSVC
Marketing/Public Relations
• Assist in preparation of materials for agency client and fundraising events
• Assure materials are copied and ready for off- site events
• Assist at off- site events when needed
• Coordinate social media
• Send out monthly Press Releases for Volunteer Recruitment
• Email list development, management, data entry
General Administrative
• Pick up, sort and deliver mail. Log all checks and prepare them for deposit
• IT troubleshooting
• Some Supervision of Interns
Required
• Proficient in : Microsoft Office Products, Adobe Creative Suite
• Some experience with: web building, creating online shopping carts, maintenance of digital presence, networking
solutions, data base management, graphic design
• Knowledge of: Constant Contact
• Other Duties as Assigned
Personal Skills
• Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and proof reading skills
• Willing and able to use personal vehicle for local travel on agency business
• Valid CA driver’s license and proof of insurance;
• Ability to pass background screening
• Able and willing to work an irregular and flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, based on agency
needs
• Highly competent in areas of IT and office machine support
• Attention to detail
• Good at multi-tasking, tight timelines, sense of humor, team player
Send Resume to: [email protected]
Salary DOE
Posted : 12/4/14
LISC AmeriCorps Service Description 2
Quarter-Time Member Position
Term: January 1st or 15th, 2015 to May 30th, 2015
Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) are seeking a quartertime (790 hours) AmeriCorps Member to serve as Financial Education Assistant.
CEDC is a private non-profit affordable housing development corporation, incorporated in 1981. Its mission: "To
provide comprehensive housing services, through a community building approach, that facilitate self-sufficiency for
individuals and families who are most lacking in opportunity in Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties, and adjacent areas
of Los Angeles County." CEDC serves extremely-low to low-income residents including farm workers, seniors, and
special needs residents. CEDC builds and manages affordable housing, provides financial education to increase
home ownership and prevent foreclosure, and works with residents and partners to increase access to resources and
to improve neighborhood safety and health.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is dedicated to helping community residents transform distressed
neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity — good places to work, do
business and raise children. LISC combines corporate, government and philanthropic resources to help communitybased organizations revitalize underserved neighborhoods. This strategy extends to the LISC AmeriCorps program
where we support placing AmeriCorps Members with local non-profit partners. Members assist in efforts to revitalize
underserved neighborhoods across America and create vibrant places for people to live, work, and play.
The member selected to serve in this capacity will be responsible for:
Assisting Home Ownership Center staff with increasing participation in financial education workshops, and with
evaluation and program improvement. The activities to be performed by the Financial Education Assistant will
include:
• Outreach in community settings and at community events;
• Recruitment of at least 100 participants for financial education workshops (70% will show improved financial
knowledge);
• Assisting Home Ownership Center Counselors with workshop presentations;
• Data collection and analysis (participant evaluations);
• Assist staff with program evalulation and improvement based on participant responses.
• This position will require attending resident and community meetings in the evening.
Members will also be expected to fully participate as part of the LISC AmeriCorps team.
LISC sponsored activities including:
• Attend all locally sponsored monthly meetings;
• Participate in a nationally sponsored webinars;
• Engage in every-other-month affinity groups to discuss topics related to the member’s service;
This is an AmeriCorps position. LISC and CEDC will not allow the member to engage in activities that are considered
prohibited under the terms of the grant while serving as a LISC AmeriCorps member.
Desired Skills
• Bilingual and bi-literate English/Spanish
• Comfortable with public speaking in both languages
• Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people, particularly those living in low-income distressed
neighborhoods
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Computer skills
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work a flexible schedule (some night and weekends may be required)
Program Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to participate as a LISC AmeriCorps member the candidate must meet all eligibility requirements to
serve as a National Service participant including but not limited to:
• Possess a high school degree, GED certificate or agree to achieve GED during the term of service
• Be at least 17 years of age (note there is no age limit)
• Have status as a US citizen or possess permanent resident status
• Be eligible to earn an education award and not be barred from performing a term of service
• Be able to complete a minimum of 450 hours total; 20 hours per week for 5 ½ months of service
• Be available for service between January 1st, 2015 and May 30th, 2015
Program Benefits
• The position pays a living allowance (stipend) of $4,000; payable by CEDC. (Service with AmeriCorps is not
considered employment with CEDC.)
• Upon successful completion of the term of service the member will be eligible for a $1,493 education award
which may be used to pay tuition or to pay off existing, eligible student loans.
• AmeriCorps member participating in this program may attend school (or hold a second job) while in service.
Application Process
1. Submit as soon as possible resume, cover letter, and include two (2) references (include email and phone for
references) to: Silvia Rodriguez, AmeriCorps Supervisor/Grants Management Administrator either by email to:
[email protected]; or by mail to 702 County Square Dr., Ventura, CA 93003. Cover letter should explain
why candidate is interested in serving as an AmeriCorps Member at CEDC.
2. Interviews: CEDC will conduct initial interviews during the first week of December. Final candidates will be invited
to interview with LISC.
3. Background checks and reference checks: will be conducted by AmeriCorps; reference checks by LISC.
Posted : 12/10/14
LISC & CEDC promote equal opportunity in selecting AmeriCorps members.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the selection process.
California State University Northridge
(http://www.csun.edu/careers/external-career-applicants)
Director of Development
College Social & Behavioral Sciences
Full-Time, Regular Position
CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our
values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation,
experimentation and creativity. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who demonstrate a
commitment to serving a diverse student population as well as a commitment to maintaining an inclusive work
environment.
About the University
Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN
ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in
awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students
of any U.S. state university. CSUN's 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for
excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the
globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master's level institution. Situated on a 356acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational
buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the
best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student
success.
About the Division
The mission of University Advancement is to grow the resources, reputation and relationships of the university. The
division oversees marketing and communications, development and all fundraising programs, alumni relations,
government and community relations, and the CSUN Foundation, which manages all philanthropic assets of the
university.
Responsibilities
Under direct supervision of the Associate Vice President of Development (AVP), serves as a member of the
University Advancement team providing fundraising and gift support for the College of Social and Behavioral
Sciences (CSBS). Works in consultation and in close coordination with the AVP and Dean to design and carry out a
comprehensive fund development program aimed at identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and
donors for major gifts to support priority areas within the college (including academic departments and centers).
Raises private gift support from a combination of individuals, corporations, and foundations in support of college and
program development objectives and goals. Prepares and submits an annual development plan with priority
fundraising goals for the college, its departments, and centers. Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards
individual prospects and donors for major gifts (contribution of $25K or more) and commitments. Coordinates with
CSUN's Annual Giving Program and Planned Giving Program. Conducts at least 125 personal visits with high level
prospects and donors annually; helps arrange frequent donor meetings and contract encounters for the Deans,
Senior Leaders of the colleges, and the Vice President of Advancement; and coordinates donor meetings for the
Provost or the President of the University as appropriate. Works in a collegial and supportive manner with other
university and college-based Directors of Development and donors to maximize their giving to any or all areas of the
university. Writes and/or supervises the writing of proposals, supporting documents, and other correspondence
related to development. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related
field. Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/fundraising experience in a university
development program or other nonprofit organization, preferably with a focus on the social and behavioral sciences;
with 2 of the five years in a managerial role preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of community service and philanthropic organizations (especially with an interest in social and/or
behavioral sciences). Ability and specialized skills to: speak about and demonstrate a strong interest in education and
the rich cultural environment of Southern California; exhibit demonstrated success in cultivation and closure of major
gifts or lead annual gifts from benefactors; provide exceptional verbal and written communication skills and superior
interpersonal skills; demonstrate self-motivation and excellent organizational skills; demonstrate ability to work
successfully with an ethnically and culturally diverse population; and work effectively and cooperatively with Deans
and department personnel, volunteers, alumni, campus administrators, and corporate business executives.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The university offers an excellent benefit package.
TRAVEL: Significant travel may be required.
General Information
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful
candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair
Political Practices Commission.
THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND
INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE (LIVESCAN).
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition
of employment.
How To Apply
Candidates must submit a cover letter, current resume including the names of three professional references, and
salary history for the last five years. Please complete the on-line application/resume upload submission process in
order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will
contact the best qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.In order to be considered
in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received
after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process
http://www-admn.csun.edu/ohrs/employment/
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Northridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender
identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or
disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and
Diversity at (818) 677-2077.
Posted : 11/13/14
El Centrito Family Learning Centers
450 South “K” St. #111  Oxnard, CA
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1613  Oxnard, CA 93032-1613
(805) 483-8685  FAX (805) 240-1176
Website: www.elcentrito.org  email: [email protected]
Job Announcement – Hiring Immediately
STEAM Academy Mentor (Must be bilingual in English/Spanish)
Days & Hours: Monday through Friday 3:00 to 5:00PM, varying based on program need & school calendars
To Apply: By December 31, 2014 send resume and application (available at www.elcentrito.org) to:
Carmen Ramirez email: [email protected] or fax: (805) 240-1176
Salary Range: $10.00 - $11.50
Job Description:
The Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics STEAM Academy Mentor is a bilingual position
responsible for program implementation, service delivery, and program evaluation for El Centrito STEAM Academy.
STEAM Programs offers students to investigate the scientific and technological processes through interactive
experiments, and hands –on projects that further stimulates interest in improving their academic performance.
Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:
• Implement projects and experiment-based activities that are specific to STEAM subjects.
• Assist students in exploring their creativity, encourage critical thinking, discover the power of communication, and
collaboration.
• Facilitate STEAM-based experiments and hands-on projects to provide valuable learning experiences.
• Facilitate interactive parent meetings and family activity nights.
• Maintain positive classroom dynamic, providing intervention when necessary, to optimize learning and program
success.
• Complete further duties as assigned.
Academic & Professional Qualifications: • AA or BA degree preferred. • Experience in working with children and
families in an academic setting.
Skills Required & Characteristics: • Bilingual English/Spanish • Enthusiastic in working with children in order to trigger
interest in academic learning. • Interested in: Science, Technology, Art or related field.
• Demonstrate strong
initiative and ability to work independently • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work effectively in order to meet
deadlines • Strong communication skills, both oral and written • Has a strong desire to promote academic success in
Latino community. • Value collaborative team work.
Supplemental Requirements: Valid driver’s license & auto insurance required.
Posted: 12/17/14
Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast
Department: Finance
Reports to: Controller
FLSA Status: Exempt
Senior Accountant
Responsibilities: Provide accounting services to internal and external customers. Prepare, process and analyze
accounting information accurately and timely. Provide support to the Controller and Chief Financial Officer.
Key Accountabilities:
• Assists with analysis and prepares monthly asset and liability account reconciliations.
• Assists with bi-weekly payroll duties, review transmitted payroll and prepare journal entries.
• Prepares adjusting journal entries as necessary for month and year end accruals.
• Prepare reconciliations of sub-ledger systems to the general ledger.
• Prepares annual budget worksheets and data import to accounting system.
• Prepares monthly actual to budget variance reports.
• Ensures proper and timely payment by troops during product sale.
• Maintains fixed asset ledger and records monthly depreciation.
• Documents process narratives and procedures for assigned tasks.
• Responds to vendors, financial institutions, and employee questions.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting preferred, two year accounting degree required.
• Must be able to manage several projects at one time.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Payroll and general ledger software required. (Preferably Abilia/ MIP).
• Working knowledge of Not for Profit / Fund Accounting.
• Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be detail oriented with good analytical skills and
the ability to work with varying personalities.
• Two years’ experience in accounting, budgeting, payroll processing, internal controls and financial reporting
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees,
but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they
do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Please email cover letter and resume to: [email protected]
Program Assistant
Reports to: Director of Outdoor Experience and STEM
FLSA Status: Part –Time, Non-Exempt
GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Program Assistant serves as administrative and program delivery support for the Volunteer and Program
departments. The Program Assistant assists with administrative and program services at the Arnaz Program Center,
under the direction of the Director of Outdoor Experience and STEM. Position reports to the Director of Outdoor
Experience and STEM, who manages the position time allotment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 Administer camp reservation system, with accuracy and excellent customer service
 Provide support for program events and meetings serving members
 Coordination and supervision of camp schedule, including day and evening program
 Maintain program and volunteer services data
 Conduct basic program and volunteer training research as needed
 Update program collateral materials, including program and event flyers as needed
 Assist with program database maintenance, to include management of CRM
 Manage the check-out of supplies, including DIY kits at the Arnaz Program Center
 Process and maintain database of evaluations received at Arnaz Program Center
 Conduct monthly reconciliation of reservations of Arnaz Program Center with Finance staff
 Assist with check-in and check-out of groups at Arnaz Program Center
 Serve periodically as Site Host at Arnaz Program Center
 Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 College degree or some college education desirable
 Girl Scout, youth development, or camp experience a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and automated camp record keeping systems
 Experience with constituent relationship management software (such as Sharepoint, Personify, Raiser’s
Edge, DonorPerfect, etc)
 Excellent organizational skills
 Public speaking skills
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
 Ability to work effectively in a team setting with diverse staff, volunteers, and Girl Scouts.
 Pleasant, positive, and confident presentation of self and council.
 Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.
 Ability to effectively deal with emergency situations
 Ability to pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of reports and data
 Interest in and knowledge of outdoor education; ability to work in a rustic setting
REQUIREMENTS:
 Must be able to regularly work 25 hours a week; work a flexible schedule with some travel required
 Must be able to work some nights and weekends
 Must be able to pass a criminal background check and physical exam
 Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and access to reliable transportation. Occasional travel will be
required.
 Must be able to travel in a car as a driver or a passenger for long periods
 Ability to sit and work at a computer display for extended periods
 Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions.
 Ability to perform light work exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of
force constantly to move objects.
 Heavy visual acuity required performing such activities as preparing and analyzing data and figures, using
computer terminal and reading.
 Ability to walk rough and uneven terrain for a distance of a mile or more and embrace the rigors of camp life
WORK CONDITIONS:
Activities occur both inside and outside and employee is subject to both environmental conditions; however,
employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees,
but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they
do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Please email cover letter and resume to:
[email protected], No phone calls please.
Posted : 11/12/14
Updated: 12/17/14
Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, Inc.
Employment Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Workforce Services
Supervisor: Project Manager
Job Club Facilitator
Primary Responsibilities:
Responsible for conducting job club activities and for helping people with barriers to employment secure and maintain
employment consistent with their skills and abilities.
Job Duties:
1. Teach employment preparation classes using approved weekly curriculum.
2. Assist program participants with job leads, applications, and follow up until employment is secured.
3. Develop or help persons served develop written materials necessary for job search (i.e. master application, list of
skills, barriers and plan to overcome, resume, cover letters, reference list, thank you letters, etc.)
4. Maintain documentation related to individual job search progress. Keep other workforce services staff and referral
sources informed of progress or problems of individual participants.
5. Fill out job placement form completely when job offer is made, review the information with the clients and have
them sign if they accept the position.
6. Provide support, advocacy, and intervention.
7. Provide assessment and testing to determine participant’s interests and skills.
8. Obtain and maintain required documentation.
9. Create and maintain client files.
a. Revise and/or create participant documents as appropriate.
10. Provide Project Manager with on-going feedback regarding client progress.
11. Present job club curriculum to clients.
12. Prepare individual client progress reports and turn in to the Project Manager.
13. Create and revise any documents necessary for tracking and recording student progress.
14. Track and input client attendance records.
15. Provide instruction to job club clients as assigned.
16. Review/correct clients’ assignments in a timely manner and provide feedback, as
necessary.
17. Monitor clients’ performance and provide feedback on areas requiring improvement.
Job Specifications:
1. BA degree required, preferably in social services.
2. Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish).
3. Ability to market and place individuals with disabilities, lack of skills, negative work history, criminal past, and/or
multiply barriers to employment.
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
5. Prior experience in local labor market.
6. Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation.
7. Computer literate and the ability to use Office XP programs and use the Internet.
8. Ability to work flexible hours and travel throughout county.
9. Free from drug and alcohol use.
10. Maintain an acceptable attendance record.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Amanda Burwick at [email protected] Include the
position title in the subject of the email.
Posted: 10/30/14
Updated: 12/10/14
INTERFACE CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES – Multiple Positions:
Candidates must email, mail or fax a resume with a letter of
interest to:
Interface Children & Family Services
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Suite I
Camarillo, CA 93012
Attn: Kim Mora, Human Resources Director
805.485.6114 ext. 657
Fax 805.983.0789
Email to [email protected]
www.icfs.org
Call Specialist
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Part-time Spanish REQUIRED and Spanish PREFERRED Openings
Full-time Spanish REQUIRED and Spanish PREFERRED Openings
Bilingual Vietnamese Full-time or Part-time Opening
Bilingual Cantonese Full-time or Part-time Opening
Bilingual Mandarin Full-time or Part-time Opening
Ongoing posting for Intermittent On-Call (10 - 19 hours per week)
Hourly rate: $12/hr (non-bilingual) or $13/hr (includes bilingual incentive) + $1/hr with active AIRS
CIRS Certification
PLEASE INDICATE ANY SCHEDULE LIMITATIONS WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS JOB (FULL TIME AND PART TIME OPENINGS.
NEEDED AVAILABILITY: LATE MORNING TO EARLY EVENING ON WEEKDAYS AND AFTERNOON TO EVENING ON WEEKENDS.
BILINGUAL REQUIRED FOR FULL-TIME OPENING. BILINGUAL (ENGLISH SPANISH) PREFERRED FOR PART TIME OPENING.
OVERVIEW
Deliver high quality, professional information and referral services to callers and actively support
department functions. Assess caller needs, search online database for organizations that are capable
of meeting those needs, provide caller with referrals to multiple organizations and thoroughly
document each call. Other duties as assigned.
Work varied hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
DUTIES
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Provide high quality, multidimensional information and referral services to callers from
multiple counties.
Help each caller identify their health and human service needs.
Thorough documentation of each call in call handling database.
Active participant in keeping resource database updated with accurate information about
community resources.
Actively support Call Center team and management in maintaining and developing services.
Report technical or programmatic issues as needed.
Attend training sessions and staff meetings as needed.
Work varied hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Extended hours as needed in times of disaster in any county served.
Other duties as assigned.
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Bilingual (English/Spanish) REQUIRED.
Excellent customer service skills required, particularly in relation to phone-based
services.
Minimum AA degree or equivalent experience.
1 to 2 years experience in call center preferred.
Familiarity with social services delivery systems strongly preferred.
Must work well in a team environment.
Must show personal initiative for following guidelines and directions.
Must have strong skills in use of computer and telephone communication and
documentation.
Successful background and criminal clearance required.
Family Violence Prevention Program Manager - Bilingual PREFERRED
EXEMPT- $43,000 Annual Salary DOE (Depending On Experience)
OVERVIEW
Responsible for the oversight, development, implementation, and evaluation of family violence
prevention programs. Facilitates Family Violence Intervention Services' department's formal training
and certificate programs, and oversees the operational administration of program staff and
volunteers. Reports to the Director of Family Violence Intervention Services.
DUTIES
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Provides direct supervision and support for program staff and volunteers.
2.
Responsible for the development and implementation of evidence-based family violence
prevention programming.
3.
Manages all service components on a regular basis to ensure compliance with contractual
obligations, state and federal legislation, program objectives and efficiency of operation.
4.
Analyzes data in ways that contribute to more effective, efficient, and provide empirical
support of programs.
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Development of reports to include grant updates and summaries that meet contract mandates.
6.
Develop and implement forms, procedures and systems to track service deliverables, quality
assurance and productivity.
7.
Coordinate and facilitate the state mandated 40-hour domestic violence training for staff and
volunteers.
8.
Assist program coordinator with program inquiries, intake appointments for groups and provide
follow up as needed.
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Support department development and sustainability through grant writing and fundraising
efforts.
10.
Represent agency at assigned community meetings, taskforces, workgroups and/ or internal
agency committees.
11.
Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with public and private community agencies
through marketing, and promotion of Family Violence Intervention Services.
12.
Respond to internal and community requests for family violence related information through
presentations and participation with outreach events.
13.
Maintain necessary training and education requirements to train and manage program staff.
14.
Collaborate and coordinate integration of services with agency managers and staff.
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Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Sciences, Social Work, Communications or related field.
Masters degree preferred. Experience with Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Word is required.
Experience with SPSS preferred. Two or more years of experience in statistics, research design, and
program evaluation is strongly preferred. Must have experience working with evidence-based
prevention programming, grant writing and curriculum development. Requires flexibility of schedule
(evening or weekend work may be required). Minimum two years experience managing and supervising
staff, public speaking, group facilitation, community outreach and engagement, participation with
community impact initiatives and coordinating community outreach events. Prior experience working
with domestic violence victims and/ or victimizers preferred. Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training
within 3 months of hire. Must demonstrate ability to provide rigorous contract driven documentation
for reports. Demonstrate excellent organizational, problem solving, and written and oral
communications skills. Must be able to work independently and maintain flexibility. Experience with
private and/or public social service agencies desirable. Successful Background and Criminal clearance
required. Requires proof of valid California Drivers License, insurance and driving record acceptable to
company insurance provider. Bilingual English/ Spanish speaking preferred.
Family Violence Response Team Advocate On-Call -
Bilingual REQUIRED
After Hours Shifts - nights/weekends/holidays
Hourly rate: $14 per hour
OVERVIEW
Reports to the Family Violence Intervention Shelter Services & Response Team Program Manager and
constitutes a member of the Family Violence Intervention Services Department. Serves as a domestic
violence counselor as stated in California Evidence Code 1037.1. Provides case management and
advocacy for victims of domestic violence.
DUTIES
1. Respond immediately by phone or in person to victims and other callers through the domestic
violence crisis hotline and provide crisis counseling, information and appropriate referrals.
2. Participate in intake process, placement and/or relocation of clients.
3. Facilitate transportation from safe locations to emergency shelter or other safe location.
4. Complete and timely submit all required documentation, statistics and evaluations.
5. Develop appropriate relationships and maintain appropriate boundaries with clients.
6. Participate in community outreach and family violence prevention/awareness activities including
speaking engagements, trainings and groups.
7. Maintain lines of communication with supervisor and following shift or for assistance when
troubleshooting.
8. Support a positive working environment and work successfully as a member of a team.
9. Serve as liaison with community partners and volunteers.
10. Participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings, volunteer and in-service trainings.
11. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Bilingual English/Spanish required. Requires a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Social
Sciences, or related field or equivalent experience working in the field of domestic violence. Ability to
handle emergency/crisis situations, as well as possess strong skills in decision making, case
management, conflict resolution, leadership and excellent time management skills. Must be able to
prioritize tasks, organize thoughts and communicate well both verbally and in writing. Ability to work
independently with minimal supervision. Requires flexibility with schedule as crisis situations may
necessitate staff to respond outside of normal schedule. Must be sensitive and competent to serve
clients from diverse cultures. Must have completed or be willing to complete the required 40-hour
domestic violence training within 3 months of hire. Must maintain the confidentiality of the shelter
locations as well as information pertaining to clients receiving services. Requires ability to collaborate
with agency staff and community partners while demonstrating exemplary customer service. Must be
computer literate with Microsoft Office and the internet. Must be familiar with mandatory child abuse
reporting requirements and domestic violence advocacy services. Requires reliable transportation,
proof of a valid California drivers license and the ability to maintain an acceptable driving record as
required by the insurance agency provider. Successful background and criminal clearance required.
Fund Development and Marketing Director
Exempt Position
OVERVIEW
The Director of Fund Development and Marketing is responsible for achieving the Fund Development
goals of the organization. This role will successfully develop and execute Interfaces corporate and
individual fundraising strategy, brand marketing and public relations goals including Major Gift,
Planned Giving, Marketing Campaigns, including but not limited to events, community and donor
outreach campaigns, social networking, etc. With the Executive Director and the appropriate Board
member(s), develops strategies to increase financial resources of the organization.
DUTIES
1.Reporting to the Executive Director, develops, implements and manages prospect identification, cultivation,
solicitation, recognition, and stewardship strategies for a donor/prospect portfolio.
2.Develops and manages annual and long range Strategic Fund Development Plans that include annual and
planned giving programs with approved revenue goals and timelines.
3.Leads staff and volunteers in coordinating several limited cultivation and fundraising events annually.
4.Assists the Executive Director and Board Fund Development/Marketing Committee in developing and managing
the overall marketing strategy, printed agency information, and agency e-newsletter.
5.Manages the overall marketing and promotion functions to develop and market an effective brand and image.
6.Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships within the community in achieving fundraising goals.
7.Participates in general community/public relations activities designed to inform and educate the public
regarding Interface and the services it provides. Maintains strong working relationships with local print and
electronic media through monthly press releases and periodic public service announcements. Maintains all
printed media records.
8.Coordinates direct mail campaigns to past and potential donors.
9.Under the direction of the Executive Director, collaborates with and advises the Board of Directors, Advisory
Council and others, as appropriate, in the cultivation and the solicitation strategy of donors, bringing gifts and
pledges to a successful conclusion.
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Cultivates donors and recognizes their gifts through frequent and appropriate donor relations activities,
including regular social media engagement strategies.
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Maintains all prospect records via the eTapestry database. Oversees the donor database and manages
direct mail campaigns to past and potential donors.
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Assists the Executive Director in training the Board of Directors and community volunteers in making
major gift solicitations.
13.
Develops and implements additional fundraising campaigns to meet/exceed budget as directed by
Executive Director.
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Supervise, recruit and train staff members, as needed.
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Maintains close contact with Program Directors and stays current with program initiatives and goals.
16.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
QUALIFICATIONS
Must be a self-starter with strong relationship skills. BA or BS degree in fund development or related
discipline preferred with MBA a plus; CFRE preferred. Fund Development Director experience
preferred. Extensive knowledge and successful experience with fundraising principles and techniques,
major gift solicitation, planned giving programs, mail solicitation and event management.
Demonstrated skills and experience with public relations and public speaking. Excellent oral and
written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent computer
skills with literacy in Word, Excel, Power Point, experience with relational databases and the
willingness to learn eTapestry fundraising software. Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks.
Position may require working after normal working hours. Ability to be a self-starter and to work
without close supervision. Requires proof of valid California drivers license, insurance and driving
record acceptable to company insurance provider. Successful background and criminal clearance
required.
Group Facilitator TRAINEE - Bilingual PREFERRED
Batterers Intervention Program
Intermittent 0 to 19 hours per week
Hourly rate: $14 to $16 per hour DOE (Depending On Experience)
OVERVIEW
Co-facilitates ongoing psycho-educational groups for offenders of domestic violence. The goal of this
position will be to retain each trainee as a group facilitator for a minimum of one year after receiving
certification.
DUTIES
1. Co-facilitates court mandated classes with an approved batterers' intervention group facilitator, for
a period of 104 hours in a six month period of time. Thereafter, VC Probation Agency will determine
final approval. Must receive certification within a one year period of time. Upon receiving
certification, trainees will be eligible to apply for a group facilitator role.
2. Works with the approved group facilitator to ensure all lesson plans adhere to the program
curriculum and remain in accordance with the requirements stated in Penal Code § 1203.097 &
1203.098.
3. Ensures that the group tone, content and therapeutic methods reflect the principle of holding
batterers accountable through exploration of the roots and intent of their behavior.
4. Assists program coordinator with client intake appointments and file management.
5. Assists with the documentation of client progress in groups.
6. Attend regular supervision with supervisor and staff meetings as assigned
7. Participates in both external and internal trainings as assigned.
8. Represent agency at assigned community meetings, taskforces, councils or workgroups.
9. Mandated reporter of child and elder abuse.
10. Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Masters Degree in psychology, sociology or related field preferred. Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's
degree or equivalent experience in related field. Must have completed the required 40-hour domestic
violence training pursuant to Penal Code § 1203.098, prior to co-facilitating groups. Prior experience
facilitating psycho educational groups preferred. Must possess strong group management skills and
have extensive knowledge of family systems, dynamics of domestic violence, substance abuse, anger
management, child abuse, co-custody parenting, child development and the cycle of violence. Must
possess strong crisis intervention skills and have firm knowledge of reporting laws. Must be able to
work effectively with individuals from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Must be able
to work independently and maintain flexibility. Experience with private and/or public social service
agencies desirable. Must be available to work evenings. Requires criminal clearance, proof of a valid
California driver's license, reliable transportation, automobile insurance and maintenance of an
acceptable driving record as required by our insurer. Upon certification facilitators must maintain 16
continuing education credits annually pursuant to Penal Code § 1203.098 all other necessary training
and education requirements in order to facilitate batterers intervention groups. Bilingual English/
Spanish preferred.
Group Facilitator - Bilingual PREFERRED
Batterers Intervention Program
Intermittent 0 to 19 hours per week
Hourly rate: $24 to $28 per hour DOE (Depending On Experience)
OVERVIEW
Facilitates ongoing psycho-educational groups for offenders of domestic violence. Must have
completed the required 40 hour training and received certification to provide the 52 week batterers
intervention classes pursuant to Penal Code 1203.098.
DUTIES
1. Facilitates court mandated classes for the 52 week batterers treatment program.
2. Ensures that the lesson plans adhere to the approved curriculum and remains in accordance with the
requirements stated in Penal Code § 1203.097 & 1203.098.
3. Provides training and guidance to new facilitators through the co-facilitation of groups.
4. Contributes to the research, development and implementation of best practice and evidence based
training curricula.
5. Maintains accurate and timely records of all contacts, including filing of weekly case notes,
assessments, assignments and other relevant correspondence.
6. Administers pre, mid and final evaluations for group participants.
7. Assist program coordinator with client intake appointments and follow up as needed.
8. Ensures that the group tone, content and therapeutic methods reflect the principle of holding
batterers accountable through exploration of the roots and intent of their behavior.
9. Attend regular supervision with supervisor and staff meetings as assigned.
10. Participates in both external and internal trainings as assigned.
11. Represent agency at assigned community meetings, taskforces, councils or workgroups.
12. Mandated reporter of child and elder abuse.
13. Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Masters Degree in psychology, sociology or related field preferred. Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's
degree or equivalent experience in related field. Must have prior experience facilitating psycho
educational groups for domestic violence and possess strong group management skills. MUST MAINTAIN
16 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS ANNUALLY, PURSUANT TO PENAL CODE 1203.098 AND ALL OTHER
NECESSARY TRAINING AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO FACILITATE BATTERERS
INTERVENTION GROUPS. MUST MAINTAIN APPROVED PROVIDER FACILITATION STATUS THROUGH
VENTURA COUNTY PROBATION AT ALL TIMES. Must have completed the required 40-hour domestic
violence training pursuant to Penal Code § 1203.098, prior to facilitating groups. Must possess strong
group management skills and have extensive knowledge of family systems, dynamics of domestic
violence, substance abuse, anger management, child abuse, co-custody parenting, child development
and the cycle of violence. Must have experience facilitating both mail and female batterer
intervention groups. Must possess strong crisis intervention skills and have firm knowledge of reporting
laws. Must be able to work effectively with individuals from diverse socioeconomic and cultural
backgrounds. Must be able to work independently and maintain flexibility. Experience with private
and/or public social service agencies desirable. Must be available to work evenings. Requires
successful background and criminal clearance, proof of a valid California driver's license, reliable
transportation, automobile insurance and maintenance of an acceptable driving record as required by
our insurer. Bilingual English/ Spanish preferred.
Therapist - Bilingual Spanish/English PREFERRED
Mental Health
Resumes Accepted/No Current Openings
Full-time- Hourly rate: $21.50 + DOE (Depending On Experience)
OVERVIEW
Report to Clinical Services Manager. Provide individual, group and family therapy to children, youth and families
according to Interface Mental Health (IMH) standards. Participate in a multidisciplinary team approach in
conceptualization and implementation of therapeutic intervention and linkage. Develop and implement strategies with
the treatment team to meet intended goals. Regularly attend all mandatory meetings. Uphold the Mission, Vision and
Values of Interface Children & Family Services.
DUTIES
1. Under the direction of management/management designee, complete clinical assessment including bio-psychosocial,
Outcome Measures, 5-Axis diagnosis, GAF and/or additional inventories with clients to assess their strengths and
needs from a clinical perspective.
2. Develop Master Treatment Plan or Plan of Care goals with the youth, family and applicable treatment partners.
3. Provide clinical proficient, regularly scheduled therapy as agreed upon in the treatment plan according to IMH
standards and in compliance with CAMFT, Ca BBS and/or NASWA standards.
4. Complete and submit according to IMH standards all required documentation and statistical information within the
electronic health record.
5. Maintain the program required case load and required productivity goal.
6. Participate actively in all treatment team meetings, collaborative agency meetings, training, IMH staff meetings and
clinical supervision.
7. Coordinate with the applicable treatment team, other agencies and affiliates when appropriate to implement
treatment plan.
8. Maintain current knowledge of activities occurring with the youth and family during the course of interventionincluding progress with required assessments/evaluations and any coordinated treatment goals.
9. Requires mandatory reporting, including Tarasoff.
10. Work cooperatively with all team members, collaborating and participating agencies and provide outreach and
engagement activities as requested by Supervisor.-clinical team members.
11. Attend appropriate seminars/trainings/workshops (CEUs) with management approval.
12. Maintain fidelity of evidence based treatment protocols.
13. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Licensed or licensed eligible, California BBS registered MFT Intern or Associate CSW (fully licensed preferred). Bilingual Spanish speaking with ability to provide treatment in Spanish preferred. Collaborative team player, good
communicator, family systems, trauma informed approach. Experience in community based treatment comfortable
providing clinical services in the field, home school, juvenile probation office or Interface sites. Firmly grounded in
child development with clinical skills for successfully addressing issues in children, youth and families including but not
limited to school concerns, performance or behavior, depression or anxiety, poor or limited impulse control, social
skills, substance abuse, domestic violence, child abuse, aggressive or violent behavior, self-injurious behavior, thought
disorder symptoms, and family situational concerns. Demonstrate strong crisis intervention skills and a firm knowledge
of reporting laws. Knowledge of or training in evidence based interventions and models including but not limited to
Trauma Focused CBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, PCIT, 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training a plus. Must be able to
manage full caseload and comply with productivity expectations and work effectively with families from diverse
socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, with history of family violence. Need a working knowledge of Ventura County
community resources with flexibility to respond to multiple organizations. Must be able to function in a team
environment and interact productively with all members, both internal and external stakeholders, yet be able to work
independently when required. Must have solid writing skills to satisfy project documentation requirements. Flexible
and non-structured work hours. Afternoon and evening service delivery. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite,
primarily Outlook and Word and comfortable with electronic documentation and billing. Successful criminal clearance
required, including but not limited to, California Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Some position REQUIRE intensive background check conducted by the Probation
Agency. Valid California drivers license and reliable transportation, automobile insurance and maintain an acceptable
driving record as required by our insurer.
Youth Care Specialist - Relief - Bilingual REQUIRED (On-going Posting)
Youth Crisis Outreach Program
Intermittent On Call up to 19 hours per week
Hourly rate: $12
ON CALL AFTER-HOURS SHIFTS- NIGHTS/WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS
Shifts vary as scheduled:
Monday-Friday, Shift A: 4pm to 12am; Shift B: 11pm to 7:30am
Saturday and Sunday Shift A: 2:30pm to 10:30pm; Shift B: 10:00pm to 6:00am
OVERVIEW
This position reports to YCO Program Manager and constitutes a member of the Youth Crisis Team.
Responsible for providing crisis intervention and field response services to youth, families and agencies
calling YCOPs 24-hour crisis line during assigned shift. Youth Care Specialist will provide life skill services
and direct supervision of sheltered youth; provides awake supervision during overnight shifts of the facility,
grounds, and residents during assigned shift.
DUTIES
1. Provide direct supervision of residents and direct assistance as necessary in activities of daily living
(hygiene, shelter cleanliness, nourishment, social, educational, recreational and transportation).
2. Lead and supervise in making of meals for and with program participants.
3. Conduct and participate in intake interviews to determine program eligibility, including medical and
mental health status (i.e., suicidal, under the influence, 602, 300).
4. Assist with developing an initial service delivery plan, monitor youth's response to interventions and
update or modify plans as indicated by youth's response.
5. Maintain updated case notes and maintain resident records in compliance with licensing standards.
6. Comply with all California laws and Community Care Licensing standards and reporting responsibilities.
7. Provide frequent housekeeping and yard work duties as assigned and participate in shelter activities.
8. Complete work activity reporting, monitor for licensing requirements and maintain communication log.
9. Insure for discharging of residents, per case plan.
10. Provide telephone crisis intervention response to youth and families.
11. Assess youth and family needs during crisis and determine need for temporary emergency shelter,
provide emergency field response as needed.
12. Attend weekly staff meetings and participate in in-service trainings.
13. Attend consultations with program manager as work schedule permits.
14. Miscellaneous duties as assigned or necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum one year of experience working with youth ages 12-17 in a youth development, crisis intervention
capacity or in a residential facility. Skills to positively manage aggression and behavioral challenges.
Requires the ability to act as a mentor and coach in role modeling positive interactions and relationships.
Bachelors degree preferred. Fluent bilingual English/Spanish oral communication skills; interact effectively
with and collaboratively with youth, mental health professionals, social workers and law enforcement.
Ability to work night shift/weekend shift. Computer literacy with MSWord, PowerPoint and the Internet.
Must have means and capacity to perform job related duties with personal vehicle, as may be required, and
must have proof of current automobile insurance. Submit to fingerprinting for criminal record clearance
including child abuse index with acceptable results. Proof of current (within 1 year) negative TB test, or
willingness to obtain one. Valid First Aid and CPR certification or willingness/ability to be certified.
Successful background and criminal clearance required. Requires proof of valid California Drivers License,
auto insurance and maintenance of a driving record acceptable to the agency insurance provider. Must be
21 years of age or older.
Youth Crisis Line Specialist On-Call – Bilingual REQUIRED (On-going Posting)
Youth Crisis Outreach Program
Intermittent up to 19 hours per week
Hourly rate: $12
AFTER HOURS SHIFTS - NIGHTS/WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS
Shifts vary as scheduled:
Weekdays Monday to Thursday 6 pm to 7 am; Weekends Friday 5pm to Monday 7am; Holidays 24 hour
coverage
OVERVIEW
This position reports to YCO Program Manager and constitutes a member of the Youth Crisis Team
responding during assigned shifts to crisis calls by phone to provide immediate crisis counseling and support
to youth and their family members.
DUTIES
1. Respond immediately by phone to calls on the Youth Crisis Line. Respond immediately by phone or in
person to victims and provide crisis counseling, information and appropriate referrals.
2. Assess immediate needs for safety, shelter, food as well as clarify safe alternatives.
3. Arrange emergency shelter placement when appropriate.
4. Facilitate transportation from safe locations to emergency shelter or other safe location.
5. Complete all required documentation associated with crisis sessions and services provided.
6. Complete and turn in documentation to YCOP manager following shift or for assistance when
troubleshooting, and with staff when referring shelter placements.
7. Attend monthly program meetings and in-service trainings.
8. Maintain familiarity with the resources in Ventura County to assist when making referrals.
9. May participate in community events, fundraising efforts and community education.
10. May participate in law enforcement briefings.
11. Maintain confidentiality regarding clients per California Evidence Code Section 1037-1037.8.
12. Miscellaneous duties as assigned or necessary.
QUALIFICATIONS
One year of experience working with youth ages 12-17 in a youth development, crisis intervention capacity
or in a residential facility. Skills to positively manage youths aggression and behavioral challenges. Requires
the ability to act as a role model for youth demonstrating and encouraging positive interactions and
relationships. Fluent bilingual English/Spanish oral communication skills required. Skills to interact
effectively with and collaboratively with youth, mental health professionals, social workers and law
enforcement. Able to work night shift/weekend shift. Computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite
including Outlook, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet. Bachelors degree preferred. Must have
means and capacity to perform job related duties with personal vehicle, as may be required, and must
have proof of current automobile insurance. Submit to fingerprinting for criminal record clearance
including child abuse index with acceptable results. Proof of current (within 1 year) negative TB test, or
willingness to obtain one. Valid First Aid and CPR certification or willingness/ability to be certified.
Successful background and criminal clearance required. Requires proof of valid California Drivers License,
auto insurance and maintenance of a driving record acceptable to the agency insurance provider. Must be
21 years of age or older.
To apply for any of the Interface Children and Family Services Positions:
Attn: Kim Mora, Human Resources Director
805.485.6114 ext. 657, Fax 805.983.0789
Email to [email protected]
Interface is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities to
all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital
status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other
protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Updated: 12/10/14
VICE PRESIDENT, RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
UNITED WAY OF VENTURA COUNTY
ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
United Way is advancing the common good in Ventura County by providing help today in ways that strengthen
tomorrow. United Way has the scope, expertise and influences to bring together human services agencies,
government, businesses, private foundations and dedicated volunteers around a common vision of creating
maximum impact and achieving long-lasting results. Why United Way? We all want to have the greatest possible
impact on our community and the issues that we care about. Join the movement. Through United Way, you unite
your hopes and strengths with others to accomplish more than any of us can alone.
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM? We are at a pivotal time in our 70 year history, as we welcome our new President & CEO
with a new outlook on taking United Way Ventura County to the next level. Located along California’s beautiful
Southern coastline and less than an hour from downtown Los Angeles and just South of Santa Barbara, Ventura
County offers a strong, connected community in a world class place to call home. The Development team’s mission is
to build strong, sustainable relationships with United Way’s constituents in the community, match donors’ interests
with the United Way’s needs and priorities and secure the financial resources necessary for United Way to achieve
excellence in supporting our community impact agenda through individual giving, corporate campaigns and grants.
The Development team is committed to serving the United Way’s mission by creating a culture of philanthropy with
our board of directors and volunteer committees.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Vice President of Resource Development will lead a highly collaborative team prepared to advance United Way
of Ventura County’s (UWVC) development efforts with aggressive annual growth. Working in close collaboration with
the President and CEO and Board of Directors, he/she will develop organizational strategies to support the
organization’s community investment objectives and develop long-range and short-range plans to support those
strategies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:
• Designing and meeting aggressive annual and long-term fundraising goals.
• Creating internal and external processes that support a culture of sustained major fundraising.
• Developing a significant portfolio of major gift donors/prospects and managing the fundraising strategy for these
donors with primary responsibility for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship (range: $10,000 to $50,000+).
• Effective ongoing in-person and written communication with donors.
• Supporting the President and CEO, Board members, and UWVC staff to effectively engage in individual donor
cultivation and solicitation activities.
• Management and tracking of development activities through the use of the organization’s database (Andar)
producing regular progress reports to the President and CEO and Board.
• Working collaboratively to create customized solicitation strategies that match the objectives of the organization and
interests of donor prospects.
• Executing funding plans for multi-year growth via foundation and corporate grant requests that meet UWVC’s
strategic goals.
• Building relationships with external partners, including volunteers, to utilize them in cultivating, soliciting and
stewarding donors.
• Serves as a representative of the UWVC by displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions
with other members of the United Way community and with the public.
• Safeguards all confidential information used in the performance of duties.
MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION:
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Supervises development staff.
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Serves as a member of the management team.
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Develops and manages the department budget.
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Assists in the design and coordination of UWVC fundraising events.
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Create staffing and volunteer structure that maximizes available resources.
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Provide department oversight of donor relations.
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Perform other essential functions as directed by the President and CEO.
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Work outside normal office hours when required to include evenings or weekends and
additional hours during peak times.
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Represents UWVC at appropriate community events and in professional organizations.
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Maintains a safe working environment.
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Keeps the President and CEO informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of
objectives, and those which are not being addressed adequately.
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Attends all United Way staff meetings.
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Becomes familiar with and adheres to the policies and procedures described in the UWVC employee
handbook.
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Attend all applicable United Way events and various community events to represent United Way within the
community.
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Stay updated with United Way’s long-range goals, community investment activities, designation policies, and
strategic plan.
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Effectively participate, interact and communicate with all the various United Way departments for the purpose
of creating and supporting a team environment.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree required
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
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Strong background in major gifts, preferably in an academic or health industry related environment.
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Strong understanding of moves management process and principles.
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Minimum 5 years of experience in fundraising with and demonstrated results of secured individual gifts in the
high five to six figure range.
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Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience with track record of effectively leading teams and the ability to
leverage strengths across program areas.
SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
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Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to recruit, engage, lead, motivate, train,
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supervise and manage a diverse and high performing team.
Effectively coaches and mentors employees and teams.
Understands general business and financial principals required to effectively lead,
manage and align resources for performance; able to read financial statements and
create budgets.
Ability to oversee and prioritize a wide variety of projects from inception to completion.
Knowledge of technical, creative and grant-writing skills.
Knowledge of fundraising processes and best practices.
Ability to think strategically in terms of UWVC’s strengths within the community and opportunities that exist
for new and improved programs.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Ability to distill complex information into a simple and compelling message for maximum clarity,
understanding and impact.
Skilled communicator that writes clearly and concisely; uses multiple platforms to reach diverse audiences;
effective public speaker and presenter with the ability to give presentations to a wide variety of individuals
both internally at UWVC and externally within the community.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to
finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop,
kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or moves up to
25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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Primarily works in climate controlled office-based setting. Position requires employee to commute to offsite
locations to complete business.
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The employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
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The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 15, 2015
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Cover Letter and Resume Required
United Way of Ventura County
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Ste E
Camarillo, CA 93012
Fax: (805) 485-4845
[email protected]
Posted: 12/4/14
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Updated December 17, 2014