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Youth Support Partner -1186581- CA

Pathways of California

Youth Support Partner -1186581- CA

San Diego, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Welcome to Pathways of California’s career website! If you are passionate about helping others and enthusiastic about your future, we want you to join our team!

    Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional value and recovery-focused, quality care. We are experts in the field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental health and substance use community-based services and offer a dynamic employment experience! Pathways offers competitive salaries and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of evidence-based, promising practices and much more! We are well-known in the field and have been a preferred provider in the Southern California region for over 20 years partnering with local government agencies and managed care companies to offer personalized, integrated care to community members of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. You will find that we have several openings ranging from administrative to clinical positions in a variety of service areas and settings in Southern California. Join one of our Pathways companies, Pathways Community Services (PCS) and/or College Community Services (CCS) and experience it for yourself! We have over 30 outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County.

    Summary of Program :

    The Youth Support Partner is responsible for providing direct services to clients and overseeing event development. The lead also assists with day to day operations under the Program Director, providing support with YSP’s (Youth Support Partners) and Cohort needs.

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    Provide client and family support

    Mentor and some respite care

    Transport clients to accommodate community relationships. Use of personal car or vehicle is required

    Mentor families in communication skills, anger management, problem solving, stress management, appropriate discipline and other life skills

    Maintain and ensures HIPAA, ethical standards and professional boundaries with all staff and clients

    Assist families in contacting and utilizing community resources

    Participate in development of family plans

    Assist daily operations per site needs

    Identify outreach opportunities to create new cohorts and build relationships with providers in the community

    Oversee Youth Support Partners to ensure program meets contractual goals

    Other duties as assigned or necessary to support the program and/or the company

    Recovery Requirements:

    Provide the best customer care possible

    Identify and build upon the strengths of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve

    Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness

    Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers

    Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry

    Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes

    Will oversee, facilitate and provide guidance to Youth Support PartnersWill work closely with Care Coordinators, and under direct supervision of the Program Director

    Do the Following Apply to you?

    Education and/or ExperienceBachelor's degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited college or university and/or experience working with youth in an employment or volunteer capacity preferred

    Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsProof of: valid California driver’s license and auto insurance, as well as proof of education are required

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

    Must be flexible and adaptable to changes in the Wraparound process and its progression

    Excellent prioritization and organization skills, strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Intermediate level PC skills required

    Ability to work flexible schedule to meet the needs to the Program

    Ability to effectively prioritize and manage time

    Physical Requirements:

    Office Environment (not remote position). Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking

    May be required to lift up to 20 pounds

    Requires significant use of computer, tablet, phone and/or general office equipment

    Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects


    Employee Referral Bonus Program

    Bi-Weekly Pay


    Employee Assistance Program

    Perks @ Pathways (student loan refinancing, pet insurance, Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event discounts)

    If you're #readytowork PATHWAYS CA is #readytohire!

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    Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.