Job: Program Manager Youth Moving On (YMO)

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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

  • Provide administrative supervision to housing staff and clinical supervision (individual and group) to YMO clinical staff (if licensed).
  • Responsible for hiring, termination, orientation, training and regular on-going supervision for housing program.
  • Communicate and coordinate services with other agencies and TAY providers.
  • Develop and maintain YMO operational procedures.
  • Participate in annual program budget planning and implementation.
  • Respond to program development needs and requests regarding TAY services
  • Monitor and review clinical documentation, productivity, billing and caseloads to assist staff in meeting agency expectations.
  • Attend and participate in Family Resource Centers meetings, including staff, in-service, supervisory training seminars and COA related committees and task force groups as needed.
  • LPS (Lanterman-Petris-Short Act) designee duties as part of the management/leadership team (i.e., available on-call to clinicians by phone, may be required to go out into the field).
  • Assist PRC leadership in the coordination and planning of community events for clients, family members, and community members.
  • Other duties as required


Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients,  office personnel, other employees and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manual and office documents 

Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others – including other employees, clients and members of the public -- in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy 

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds 

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program in use

  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required


  • Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens 


  • Masters Degree in Social Work and Counseling required.
  • Experience working with the TAY population required.
  • Experience with Foster Care, Probation or KinGAP preferred.
  • Licensed therapist with the BBS and with at least three years of experience in mental health services delivery, or related health care agency required.
  • Minimum two years post licensed required.
  • Two years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience dealing with Medi-Cal, LPS and other DMH programs as well as awareness of DMH policies and practices preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a range of both clients and staff from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides’ insurance carrier.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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