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The Community Services Department of the City of Irvine is seeking an individual to assist with the day-to-day operations of the FOR Families program. This includes assessing the needs of program participants, facilitating resource linkage, maintaining statistics and assisting with community presentations. This position is Extended Part-time with a schedule requirement of 32 hours per week.
The ideal candidates will possess four years of college or university level work in social work, human services, social ecology or a closely related field and at least four years of social work, outreach or counseling. A master's degree in social work or related field is preferred.
For more information please see the Outreach Assistant II flier.
Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime.
The Community Services Department provides exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. The department consists of the following award-winning programs and services: Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Park Planning, Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS).
The selection process will include an interview and a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. Candidates may also be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening, to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. This recruitment may be used to fill future positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization.
Part-time employees are employed "at will" and their services can be discontinued without cause.
Certain City budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions. A qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation.