STUDENT ASSISTANT SPECIALIST
B.A. /B.S. in Social Services or related fields. Responsible for providing short-term education, prevention and intervention services to students K-12 to build life, social and coping skills. The goal of SAP is to provide students the support they need and an opportunity to learn life skills so they may achieve greater success in school and in life. This position follows a traditional 10 month school year calendar.
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Position Summary: Responsible for providing short-term education, prevention and intervention services to students K-12 to build life, social and coping skills. The goal of SAP is to provide students the support they need and an opportunity to learn life skills so they may achieve greater success in school and in life. This position follows a traditional 10 month school year calendar, may include evenings and occasional weekends.
- B.A. /B.S. in Social Services or related fields.
- Experience and ability to work effectively with youth, adults and community members.
- Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
- Pass agency paid criminal justice screening including fingerprints.
- Pass agency paid health screening and/or drug testing. (if required)
- Valid California driver’s license.
- Current proof of auto insurance coverage.
- Provides individual and group activities to identified participants.
- Schedules and presents educational workshops independently and/or with co-facilitator.
- Provides conflict mediation with identified participants.
- Responsible for collecting and completing statistical information, case files, program forms and providing appropriate documentation per program requirements and agency needs.
- Responsible for completing contract hours as assigned.
- Develop and maintain close working relationship as a liaison with assigned schools, agencies, participating business and organizations.
- Consults with school staff, probation; and community based agencies to make appropriate referrals to community agencies.
- Responsible for implementation of projects as assigned by Supervisor.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Represent the agency in a professional and competent manner.
- Advocate for the best interests of the agency and clients we serve.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, clients, supervisors and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, ancestry, political affiliation, citizenship, disability, medical conditions, marital status, amnesty and military or veteran status.
- Will promote and support a culturally and linguistically diverse workforce and be responsive to the population within our service area.
- Maintain confidentiality and confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or agency regulations.
- Participate in assigned scheduled agency meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and other trainings as determined by the supervisor. This includes serving as an agency representative at assigned community meetings.
- Observance of assigned working hours and program appointments by demonstrating promptness and thorough preparation.
- Performance of assigned duties with a positive attitude and in the spirit of teamwork, collaboration and cooperation.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Perform job duties in a safe manner to ensure a safe working environment for oneself and others.
- Participates in and/or supports agency fund development activities and events.
- Preparation of assigned reports, work records, statistical data, job performance evaluations, work plans, etc. in a timely manner.
- Review of applications for minimum qualifications.
- Ranking of qualified applicants.
- Top 3-5 candidates scheduled for oral interview.
MEDICAL/FINGERPRINTING REQUIREMENTS: This position may require a medical screening and fingerprinting.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Center for Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruiting, hiring, training, promotion and compensation are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT: Center for Human Services complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 by employing only United States citizens and non-citizens who are authorized to work in the United States. All employees are asked on their first day of employment to provide original documents verifying their right to work in the United States. In addition, this agency participates in E-Verify to electronically verify employment eligibility after an offer of employment has been accepted.
DISCLAIMER: Center for Human Services reserves the right to revise this job announcement to better meet agency service needs. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in this flyer is information which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this position. Additional information can be found in the CHS Personnel Policies. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the CHS Administrative Office at 209-526-1476.