Drew Child Development Corporation (Drew CDC), a private, nonprofit multipurpose community based organization, is a leader in providing child development services to underserved, culturally diverse children and families in the South Los Angeles area. Each month, our team of over 100 employees, provides high-quality child care, child development, early education, social and mental health services to over thousands of children and families in a manner that is respectful to the diversity of our community.
Reporting to the Program Manager the S.A.R.M. Assistant/ T & D Worker:
- Assists in managing day-to-day operations of the S.A.R.M. program.
- Assists in developing and managing daily, weekly, and monthly schedule and goals/ plans for the Academic Enrichment and REACH mentoring programs.
- Develops and leads organized learning activities for participants to develop and strengthen their academic, physical, self-discipline, and social skills.
- Actively recruits and encourages new participant enrollment and continued participant/parent involvement, as the main representative of the S.A.R.M. program.
- Organizes activities that support the participants’ treatment plan goals and are in-line with the court requirements—for those participants on probation.
- Participates in all staff meetings, staff events, MCPC meetings, and on-going training opportunities.
- Complies with all items in the Family Preservation contract, and comply with all Drew Child Development policies and procedures.
- Attends Community Advisory Council (CAC) meetings quarterly to provide information and updates on the S.A.R.M. Program.
- Establishes and maintains partnerships with community based organizations, public agencies, local universities, city agencies, and other collaborators.
- Coordinates and complies with the COA Quality Assurance evaluation process, including: customer satisfaction surveys of participants and parents, and statistical and demographical accounting of all program participants.
- Provides face-to-face meetings/interventions with an individual, couple, family or group to help identify personal, vocational and educational goals; and to assist with family planning options, learning/developing life skills, and coaching on lifestyle options for health and nutrition.
- Provides services in which s/he demonstrates and teaches primary caregivers the skills needed to successfully manage and maintain a safe and secure home for his/her child(ren).
- Life skills modeled for clients including, but not limited to: home safety, cleanliness, meal planning, budgeting, organizational skills, accessing public services, locating community resources, etc.
- Works in conjunction with the In-Home Outreach Counselor (IHOC) assigned to each case, in order to provide the client and the IHOC with supportive services.
- Works collaboratively with Family Preservation staff, attends weekly clinical supervision meetings, monthly staff meetings, and other scheduled trainings.
- Perform other job-related functions as necessary.
The ideal candidate shall have a H.S. Diploma and 3+ years experience in the social/child welfare field; BA Degree in Social Work/Social Welfare or related field preferred; with 1 year of experience in the social/child welfare field; Bilingual English/Spanish preferred; Microsoft Office—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc; Experience working with children and families in the DCFS / Probation system who have been abused or neglected, and are in imminent risk of placement in out-of-home care; Criminal background check, TB test clearance, and pre-employment physical required; CPR and 1st Aid certified preferred.
For immediate consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online here
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer