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YFSB Case Manager/ Counselor
City of Hayward, East Bay

Counselor/School Psychologist

For more info contact:
employment@hayward-ca.gov
(510) 583-4500
Close Date: Jan 1, 1900
Control Point Salary: $32.00 Hourly

 HAYWARD POSITIVE ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTH CASE MANAGER (Temporary)


$32.00 per hour, part time, non-benefited


 


FINAL FILING DATE


Open until filled. This recruitment may close at any time upon receipt of sufficient qualified applicants.


 


THE POSITION


This is a grant funded position for up to two (2) years. Under the supervision of the Counseling Supervisor, under the direction of the Youth Family Services Bureau (YFSB) Administrator, the Hayward Positive Alternatives for Youth (HPAY) Case Manager provides services to youth already involved in gangs or at high risk for gang involvement to assess educational, vocational and social service needs and perform appropriate community and educational outreach to address these needs.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES


Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:


-          Manage a caseload of youth clients identified as already involved with gangs or at high risk for gang involvement.


-          Perform case management and linkage of youth to available services, such as job skills training and placement, mental health and substance abuse treatment, family support services, educational advocacy and recreational programming to help clients identify and pursue positive, non-criminal life goals.


-          Develop family support systems to meet client needs by coordinating a variety of available services necessary to obtain family stabilization and self-sufficiency.


-          Acts as a liaison between client, family members, school staff, and other service providers on behalf of the client.


-          Assist the Gang Prevention Specialist in coordinating, preparing, and giving Gang Awareness Presentations for elementary and middle school students, parents, and other community members.


-          Receive training in use of the G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Training and Education) Program with middle school students and work with School Resource Officers to deliver the program in middle school classrooms.


-          Participate in Coordination of Service Team (C.O.S.T.) meetings at all Hayward high schools.


-          Build working relationships with the partner agencies participating in the HPAY program and facilitate collaboration between component service providers.


-          Track outcomes of services provided through use of pre and post surveys.


-          Maintain records, documentation and perform other related duties as required. 


-          Prepare quarterly summaries of program activities­.


 


REQUIREMENTS


Any combination of experience and education equivalent to that which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:


Experience: One (1) year working with a culturally diverse population of youth and families who are high risk for being perpetrators of high risk behavior, violence or other crimes, including experience providing case management and youth related services.


Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Psychology, Human Development or a closely related field.  


 


SELECTION PROCEDURE


Candidates must submit a completed City of Hayward job application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, which fully describe the nature of their professional experience and qualifications.  Documents can be attached electronically to applications, faxed to (510) 583-3655 or emailed to employment@hayward-ca.gov. Applications submitted without required supplemental questionnaire responses will not be considered.


Based on the information provided, those best qualified may be invited to the next phase of the process, which may include an oral, practical, and/or written examination. Candidates passing all phases of the examination process may be eligible for a temporary assignment.


 


APPLICATIONS


Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.CalOpps.org. Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8a.m. to 5 p.m.


Ideal Candidate:

 Any combination of experience and education equivalent to that which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

Experience: One (1) year working with a culturally diverse population of youth and families who are high risk for being perpetrators of high risk behavior, violence or other crimes, including experience providing case management and youth related services.

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Psychology, Human Development or a closely related field.   


Benefits:

 Part time, temporary, non-benefited.

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