Must be a primary caregiver of a child with behavioral health or developmental challenges who is now or has in the past received services from a public child-serving agency, i.e. special education, mental health, social services, and/or juvenile probation.
Experience in navigating child-serving systems preferably in Alameda County.
Experience working with children and families in some capacity.
Experience working as a Family Partner for a minimum of 1 year
Willingness to work with families with complex needs whose children are exhibiting mental health/behavioral issues. Understands the importance of, and able to preserve, client confidentiality.
High school diploma (College or Graduate level education a plus).
Good organization skills.
Excellent verbal communication skills, demonstrated by ability to communicate effectively and relate congenially to families, service providers, staff, etc.
Own transportation and proof of insurance.
Ability to work occasionally on evenings or weekends.
Experience working with people from socio-economically and ethnically diverse backgrounds.
Ability to pass various background checks needed to work with children
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Job hours vary based on need of program.
Local travel to various worksites is required.