Job: Program Coordinator (Palmdale)

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Job Description

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. We provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive.

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary

  • Supportive work environment

  • Medical insurance  with a $10 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan

  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan

  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary

  • Long-term disability 100% employer paid 

  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit    

  • 401 k with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule

  • 12 paid holidays per year

  • Generous time off policy accruing up to 22 paid days in a year for new employees

  • Bilingual stipend of $2,000 for BA/BS and $4,000 for MA/MS for all applicable positons

  • Cell phone allowance for applicable positions

  • Opportunity to ear BBS CEUs

  • Employee Assistance Program


· Carries out Mission established by the President/C.E.O. and Board of Directors;

· Facilitate Multiple disciplinary Case Planning Conference (MCPC) weekly meetings;

· Monitor staff case count, weekly notes and monthly notes;

· Assess program and family needs; Coordination of client service referrals and linkage services;

· Maintain current documentation related to case plan goals and other documentation using project protocol;

· Meet with all In-home Outreach Counselor on a regular basis for case review updates and quality assurance on the client files; 

· Monitor data entry of monthly intake, billing, and data collection;

· Actively participate in all program meetings through county and BCC meetings;

· Assist in development and coordination of policy and procedures, special assignments/events;

· Teach parenting classes as needed;  

· Provide adult assessments through Regional and ERCP Up-Front Assessment (UFA) referrals;

· Attend DCFS Taskforce, Community Advisory Council, mini SPA 7 Roundtable, SPA 7 Collaborative Partnership, and DCFS-Roundtable meetings per schedule and;

· Maintain a working relationship with CSW’s, SCSW’s, Program Liaison and CBL’s at DCFS;

· Prepares reports monthly for management meetings; and participate in bi-weekly supervision meetings;

· Facilitates workshops for parents; and

· Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the job successfully.


· M.A. /M.S. degree required, registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), and three years experience in related field of social services; 

· Problem solving skills essential;

· Possess excellent written and oral communication skills;

· Must have strong time management, professional demeanor and positive attitude; 

· Have the ability to coordinate with other professionals within the organization; 

· Strong computer skills in MS Office application such as Outlook, Word, and Excel;

· English/Spanish proficiency preferred;

· Detail oriented, dependable and organized;

· Ability to establish priorities and handle multiple tasks at once is required;

· Analytical skills, good judgment to make decisions within policies; and

· Ability to demonstrate group facilitation skills and networking skills. 


· Must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed);

·  Valid California Driver License;

· Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment;

· Registered with the Board of Behavioral Science;

· State required automobile insurance coverage; 

· TB clearance, to be renewed every two years; and

· Post employment physical and drug screen clearance required prior to employment.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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