Mental Health Support Specialist

Changing Tides Family Services

Posted: April 2, 2021

PURPOSE:
Under general supervision, part-time, variable schedule position provides support and 1:1 behavior coaching to children, youth and families in a variety of settings including home, school and community; provides referral and linkage to community resources; provides parent education and support as directed; performs related work as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, child development or related field and two years’ work experience with
children youth and families OR Associates of Arts degree in one of the listed fields and four years of work experience
• Must complete 16 hours of Pro-ACT training within six months of hire.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be able to pass a criminal history fingerprint clearance at the DOJ and FBI level
• Flexibility to work a varied schedule including the evenings, weekends or early mornings.
• Possession of a valid California driver’s license, current automobile insurance, a vehicle for work and a driving record
consistent with agency insurance carrier requirements.
• Ability to meet with students/clients and/or their families in a variety of settings throughout Humboldt County.

WAGE: $18.30 per hour. Stipend for qualified bilingual candidates (English/Spanish)

This is a part-time, variable schedule position that will include working in-person with children and youth.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed job application via

Email to nprato@changingtidesfs.org or via U.S. mail to:

Nanda Prato, Human Resource Director

Changing Tides Family Services

2259 Myrtle Avenue

Eureka, CA 95501

Job description and job application available at www.changingtidesfs.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled.

We are operating under strict COVID-19 safety protocols including daily health screenings, required masks, and increased handwashing and cleaning practices per the Reopening Plan certified by Humboldt County.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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