Associate Program Director - The Landing
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc.

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Post Date: Jan 13, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Venice
Job Reference: St. Roberts
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Description
We are seeking an innovative, self-starter, a Masters level (preferred) professional with experience, passion, and ability to connect with at-risk and homeless pregnant and parenting youth. This opportunity requires working directly with clients as well as program management and oversight. M-F 9a-5:30p - Venice work location.

The Landing at St. Robert's Center in Venice is a new, one-of-a-kind, locally-supported pregnant and parenting wellness and respite center supporting young parents and soon-to-be parents, ages 14-25 and their children. We provide a safe, trauma-informed, "home" environment supporting positive parent/child attachments and parenting skills, healthy living and lifestyle choices, stress reduction and emotional well-being, and guidance with healing past trauma- all in a nurturing environment of mentoring and peer community building. We welcome all genders, races, ethnicities, and religious beliefs. We are a collaborating partner with Venice-based Safe Place for Youth (SPY) in the Department of Mental Health's Innovations 2 program.

Responsibilities:
•Assist with all aspects of management & administration of a new pregnant & parenting youth program, including creation of policies and procedures, intake & case management, oversight of outcome measures, developing materials and class curriculum, outreach to referring agencies and youth clients. QI, resource development, and financial management/budgeting.
•Case manage and assist pregnant and parenting youth with personal, educational and parenting goals. Assesses client needs and develops problem solving relationships with clients. Develops plans to fulfill assessment goals and referrals where appropriate and necessary. Serves clients through counseling, advocacy, and guidance. Open spirit of collaboration with partnering agencies and organizations.
•Conduct and lead parenting groups and educational classes. Individual and couples counselling.
•Assure and provide safe, trauma-informed, supportive environment for clients.
•Prepare intake, closing and progress reports on clients and maintains all paperwork at a professional level according to guidelines.

Skills
•Bachelor's degree required/Master's degree preferred - social work, public health, child development or other closely related field (licensed or non-licensed considered)
•3- 5 years of direct experience and passion for working with at-risk and homeless pregnant & parenting youth. Trained in and highly sensitive to trauma impacted youth's characteristics and needs.
•Experience in program management & counselling leading parenting groups.
•Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.


Notes
Excellent benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plan, 403(b), three weeks vacation per year, 10 sick days per year, 12 paid holidays per year and professional development.


Contact Details
Name: Regional Director
Address: 211 3rd Avenue
City: Venice
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90291
Country: United States
FAX: 310-399-4097
Email: Lperreault@ccharities.org