Employment Opportunities:

El Centro de Amistad, Inc., is a multilingual, cross cultural organization providing a comprehensive range of mental health services, anticipating the ever-changing needs of families and individuals in the San Fernando Valley. El Centro de Amistad, Inc. is committed to assisting children, adults and families.

Employment opportunities: emails can be sent to : Lizz.d@ecda.org

Currently Available:


Title: RHAS Child Care Worker- On Call

Description:

Job Description

The Relative Home Assessment Services (RHAS) Child Care Worker (CCW) On-Call is under the supervision of the RHAS Program Director. The RHAS CCW will be providing care for children whose parents are participating in the RHAS trainings which are being held 3 days a week/4 hours per day ( please note: schedule varies / is as needed). The CCW supervises children and monitors child care needs while using sound decision making and judgement skills.

Requirements:

  • Observe and monitor children’s play activities.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities, such as games.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Support children’s emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Sanitize toys and play equipment.
  • TB, Live Scan and HIPAA clearance to be taken upon acceptance of position.

Qualifications:

  • High school degree or its equivalent.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Must be willing to be trained on child abuse reporting.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment.
  • Must have reliable vehicle, California Driver License and vehicle insurance

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview**


Title: On-Call Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Description:

Job Summary The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support to ensure services are provided in an effective and efficient manner. The Receptionist must be personable and work in a professional manner at all times. This position is “as needed” position for the San Fernando and Canoga Park locations. The position will provide coverage for when our permanent reception staff is out of the office.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the organization and maintenance of the front desk and reception area, as well as assisting management, staff and psychiatry with administrative tasks.
  • Ensure clients are screened and transferred to the appropriate staff for services, or referred out to appropriate services
  • Responsible for handling multiple phone lines with inbound and outbound calls from the office and the community.
  • In charge of ongoing Agency paperwork, uploading documents and maintaining the Agency’s psychiatry program.
  • TB, Live Scan and HIPAA clearance to be taken upon acceptance of position.

Qualifications:

  • High school degree or its equivalent.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Must have great organizational skills, be detail oriented and a self-starter with the ability to multi task.
  • Ability to operate all standard office equipment and have knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel, and Adobe (PDF).
  • Must have reliable vehicle, California Driver License and vehicle insurance

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview**


Title: Mental Health Clinicians

Description:

Seeking a creative, flexible, motivated, and team-oriented Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) Therapist to provide mental health services to clients. The position requires providing intensive services within the office and in field settings. Candidates must have excellent time management, computer, written and oral communication, and documentation/record keeping skills. Candidates must be able to handle a large workload, work cohesively with other team members, adhere to deadlines and quality assurance reviews, and to follow the procedures and protocols of the Agency and the Department of Mental Health (DMH).

Requirements:

  • Must be able to conduct therapy sessions in the field (client’s school, home, etc.) and in an office setting.
  • Must manage time and cases effectively and turn in paperwork by deadlines and/or according to Supervisor’s directives.
  • Attendance at agency meetings and supervision are required
  • Candidates must be culturally competent and sensitive.
  • One year or more of experience with the Department of Mental Health’s (DMH) paperwork and standards is preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Registered, Licensed Waivered Marriage & Family Therapy Associate
  • One year or more of mental health experience, working with child and family clients, is required.
  • Must have valid California driver’s license and use of personal vehicle that has liability car insurance.
  • Must be HIPAA Certified, Have proof of fingerprint clearance by Department of Justice and TB Clearance prior to job employment.

**Full job description may be provided during pre-interview upon request**