Now Hiring: 1 Part-Time Position
A Parent Partner is a parent, grandparent, or other relative caregiver who has experience raising a child who has been involved in the mental health, special education, juvenile justice, and/or child welfare systems. Parent Partners offer help and hope to other families by providing in-home support, education, resources, and advocacy. Parent Partners are trained, supervised and work closely with Ventura County Behavioral Health clinicians. You must have personal experience raising a child and navigating the social service systems to be considered.
Work with Ventura County Behavioral Health Clinicians toward treatment goals
Provide home based support, education,
Willingness to learn and work within agency and systems’ protocols
Complete process notes as required
Model behavior and techniques families can learn from
Identify family strengths and build on those
Identify and link families to appropriate community resources
Help strengthen family dynamics and create a safety plan
Personal involvement and success with mental health, juvenile justice, special education and/or child welfare systems
Knowledge of mental health, juvenile justice, special education, and child welfare systems and local community resources
Sensitivity to cultural, ethnic and economic diversity
Able to communicate professionally with clinicians, school staff and community members
Able to meet all deadlines
Basic experience in Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, Outlook
Bilingual a plus
Hiring is contingent upon background and personal and professional references check.
Compensation: Starting salary up to $13.50 an hour
Submit letter of interest explaining your personal experience raising a child with mental health, emotional or behavior disorders and the systems and resources you have worked with as well as an employment resume complete with dates of employment, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional and/or personal references to Lori Litel, United Parents, 391 S. Dawson Drive, Ste.1A, Camarillo, CA 93012, email to LLITEL@unitedparents.org.