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Caseworker/Educator

June 04, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Location:San Diego, CA
Salary Range:13.00/hr
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and AD&D
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:SDSC
Description:About Us:
For more than 118 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty-eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

To learn more visit us online at www.voa-swcal.org.

Working with a team of dedicated professionals, the Caseworker/Educator will teach daily classes, meet weekly with individual clients and contribute to on-going development of our Job Readiness Program.

Duties:• Manage consistently with the Philosophy, Mission, Goals and Values of the Volunteers of America.
• Assist in the development and operations of cross curricular teaching methods.
• Design and teach classes as outlined in the scope of work to meet contract requirements and the needs of the client population, adult male parolees who are transitioning into the community.
• Use computer software to complete assessments, treatment plans and weekly progress notes for clients assigned to the caseload.
• Complete documentation for all clients attending group sessions.
• Participate in monthly summary to review client level of participation.
• Participate in all clinical quality improvement sessions and training.
• Provide information, presentations and outreach to the community as needed.
• Enforce all program safety policies and procedures and insure that residents, staff, and facility are safe at all times.
• Maintain a good rapport, respect and communication with law enforcement or court officials, agency visitors, and community service agencies.
• Maintain case records to assure clinical quality improvement and meet local and state licensing and certification standards.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Casework Supervisor.
Qualifications:Experience facilitating challenging and diverse groups on topics such as; anger management, stress management, parenting, life skills, job readiness (resume writing, cover letters and mock interviews), computer literacy, etc. or comparable experience in education. Prefer B.A., advanced degree and/or teaching experience.

Must be able to read, write and communicate verbally in the English Language.

• Must have a thorough knowledge of the federal confidentiality regulation.
• Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Must have the ability and experience in facilitating and supervising support groups and making educational presentations.
• Valid California Driver’s License desired.
• Must obtain a TB/Physical (w/in 7 days) of employment.
• Must obtain CPR/1st Aide (w/in 3 months) of employment.
• Must be free from formal probation/parole status for minimum of (5) years.
• Must have (3) years continuous sobriety if recovering.
• Must have a working knowledge of the organization and program Policies and Procedures.
• Must have the ability to provide for the care and supervision of the clients and facility at all times.


EOE M/V/D/F Applications are only accepted online. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact us at (619) 282-8211 or hr@voa-swcal.org for assistance.


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