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OCCTAC is an equal opportunity employer.

Healthy Families America Home Visitor

OCCTAC is currently seeking to fill an immediate opening for a Healthy Families America Home Visitor.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Multi-Ethnic Maternal Child Health Network is expanding the reach of home visiting programs in Orange County to underserved ethnic populations and improve maternal and child health outcomes. The Healthy Families America provides parental guidance and coaching in the home of the participant and includes services such as pre- and post-natal care assessment, developmental screenings, post-partum depression screening, and child development. The function of the Home Visitor is to serve the families referred by Social Services Agency CalWORKs program to provide home visits for parenting, developmental assessments, home safety, and case management services. Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center (OCCTAC) is the employer for this position.

CLASSIFICATION: Direct Services (Full-Time Non-Exempt)

REPORTS TO: Director of Home Visitation and OCCTAC Supervisor

SUPERVISES OTHERS: No

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: · Provide up to 12 home visits per week to families referred by CalWORKs · Teach and model parenting skills in the home · Assist families in identifying/accessing appropriate community resources · Maintain and ensure the accurate completion of case files, notes, and reports · Maintain accurate work and activity sheets, statistics, court reports/letters as required by program · Develop effective working relations with all individuals and agencies supporting the Multi-Ethnic Maternal Child Health Network · Ensure privacy requirements are maintained · Maintain positive communications with all agency staff, families, and volunteers · Support existing agency policies, principles, and mission · Exercise good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities · Maintain high standards of quality for program services

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: · The Healthy Families America National Office requires that direct service staff (family support and family resource staff) have a minimum of a high school diploma. It also requires that sites select staff based on their personal characteristics, including their experience working with or providing services to children and families; an ability to establish trusting relationships; acceptance of individual differences; their experience working with culturally diverse communities (that are present among the site’s target population); their knowledge of infant and child development; their ability to maintain boundaries between personal and professional life; and their reflective capacity. · Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field is preferred · Successful experience working with families, children, and/or parents, and/or community outreach · Ability to provide services that are culturally responsive · Ability to use diagnostic skills to make assessments of the needs of children and families · Demonstrated ability to be culturally responsive to the families served in ME-MCHN; Bilingual ability required (Spanish & English) · Training and experience in the Healthy Families America home visiting model preferred · Strong organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills · Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment · Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, clean driving record, and reliable vehicle for transportation · Valid CA Driver's License and acceptable driving record and valid car insurance · Must pass criminal background check.

COMPENSATION: $45,000 - $55,000 base salary commensurate with experience. OCCTAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, physical disability, and sexual orientation. OCCTAC complies with all EEO and ADA guidelines.

 

For consideration submit your Resume and Cover Letter to ana@occtac.org.

For inquiries on this job opening, please contact:

 

Dr. Ana Jimenez-Hami

Executive Director

Ana@occtac.org

Family Mentoring Program Case Manager

The Family Mentoring Support Program is designed to reach out, aid, and mentor people and families who have disabilities. Our goal is for caregivers to become knowledgeable advocates for their families through new skills, support systems and guidance in order to transition to a better quality of life. We are dedicated to give support, confidence, and hope that empowers caregivers to provide a more promising future for youth with disabilities to reach their fullest potential.

 

Case Managers are responsible for transitioning the family to a more self-sufficient state with the use of continuous Referral-and-Linkage Process, which is the process in which Case Managers refer and link the need-based resources to caregivers while keeping compliance with internal regulations.

Pay and Hours: $15.00-20.00 /10 to 25 hours a week

Job responsibilities:

  • Review client records and files while keeping confidentiality

  • Establish rapport with clients via phone calls and in person

  • Meet with clients during home visits to determine the needs and follow up with client status

  • Gather need-based resources and referrals for clients

  • Consult family services that tailor to clients’ needs

  • Prepare reports by collecting, and summarizing results and client progress

  • Follow compliance with HIPAA components

  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable in Excel

  • Previous knowledge in Microsoft Office

  • Efficient verbal and written communication

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred

  • Must complete and have a clean status of Live scan

  • Must complete and have a clean status of TB test

  • Must work a minimum of 15-20 hours a week

 

Please Submit Resume and Cover Letter to Janett Merino janettm@occtac.org

For inquiries on this job opening, please contact:

 

Janett Merino

Family Mentoring Program Coordinator

janettm@occtac.org

Teaching Artists

In partnership with the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD), OCCTAC provides teaching artists to instruct in the Visual Arts at elementary and intermediate schools as part of their Extended Learning Program.

We are currently looking for teaching artists that have experience working with children and youth using VAPA standards.

Requirements:

* The mission and vision to empower youth through the visual arts.

* Excellent organizational skills.

* Strong communication skills.

* Strong understanding of the VAPA standards.

* An artist practice.

* Self-motivated and able to build professional relationships.

* BA in arts or equivalent experience required.

* Spanish bilingual is a big plus.

Compensation will be based on qualifications.

For inquiries on this job opening, please contact:

 

Mark Dimalanta

SAUSD & Arts Enrichment Program Director

MarkD@occtac.org

Wraparound Tutor

The Wraparound Program is a partnership with the County of Orange, Social Services and other community partners designed to help support children and youth remain in safe and stable homes, by utilizing a strengthbased, family-centered, team-driven approach to support the families. Most of the families come from different socio-economic backgrounds and different cities across Orange County. OCCTAC’s tutoring program provides tutoring services to children and youth struggling academically, and need help to improve their academic performance.

Job Description:

Wraparound tutors are responsible to tutor the youth referred by the County of Orange, Social Services, Wraparound Program. Referrals take place throughout the year; and the families come different cities in Orange County. A successful tutor must build rapport with the youth, discover strategies that motivate the student to learn, teach students learning skills, organizational skills, goal setting, good study habits, and assist the youth in obtaining better grades in school.

Tutors are expected to:

* Report to the OCCTAC Tutor Coordinator on a weekly basis

* Attend a mandatory County Wraparound Overview meeting

* Attend mandatory Wraparound Tutor meetings (One Saturday/month)

* Provide services at the youth’s home or a nearby Library

* Submit weekly Case Notes and all required documentation

* Keep open contact with the Care Coordinator

* Conduct regular assessments (pre-mid-post)

Tutor Requirements:

• Ability to work with youth that exhibit emotional/behavior challenges.

​• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is preferred.

• Excellent communication and documentation skills.

• Experience in working with a diverse multicultural community.

• Must have own transportation with current California Driver’s License and auto insurance.

• Previous tutoring experience (at least 6 months) working with transitional age youth.

• Proficiency in the ability to work with multi-disciplinary school subjects.

• Spanish/English bilingual preferred, but not necessary.

Depending on the candidate’s educational background pay may be $15 - $25 per hour depending on teacher credential or special certifications. In addition, mileage will also be reimbursed.

Tutors can work anywhere from 2 hours to 20 hours per week depending on availability.

For inquiries on this job opening, please contact:

 

Victor Alvarez

Wraparound Tutor Coordinator

E: VictorA@occtac.org

P: (714)547.5468 Ext. 305