Interested in joining the Children First team?

We’re always looking for additional counselors, social workers, admin assistants, and other essential team members. Please contact us by submitting the form below with your resume.

Positions Available:

Job Description

Be a Source of Hope

Children First FFA has been a source of hope for our community’s most vulnerable youth for more than 20 years. This hope is embodied in our mission “to helping children who have been neglected, sexually, emotionally, or physically abused” and is delivered every day by our dedicated, experienced, and compassionate staff members.

We’re looking for people who want to join us and be a source of hope. That hope could be you.

Summary

This position provides direct service to young adults in our Transitional Housing Program. Duties are varied and include tasks from transporting clients to assisting in case related activities such as case management and assessment to determine the needs for services and support. Responsibilities include attending child, family, team meetings, service planning and documentation, report writing, testifying in court, and providing services with a team approach.

Qualified Applicants for a Social Worker for Transitional Housing Program

Candidates with a master’s degree are preferred. Prospective candidates will need to have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in any of the following areas:

(A) Marriage, family, and child counseling.

(B) Child psychology.

(C) Child development.

(D) Counselling psychology.

(E) Social psychology.

(F) Clinical psychology.

(G) Educational psychology.

(H) Education, with an emphasis on counseling.

(I) Social work or social welfare.

OR

A minimum of a baccalaureate degree in an area not specified and a minimum of two years’ experience in a public or private child welfare social services setting or specific experience working with transition-age youth. Primary responsibilities:

  • This position requires driving throughout Shasta and Tehama counties.
  • Conduct assessment; develop an Appraisal, Needs, and Services Plan for each young adult.
  • Provide case management, advocacy, and linkage to services.
  • Have professional writing skills to provide file documentation and write reports.
  • Provide emergency response and be part of an on-call rotation. The successful candidate will work with young adults in the Transitional Housing Program. Children First has one of the largest and fastest-growing THP programs in the North state, serving and placing clients from all over the state Yuba-Sutter area. As a THP Social Worker, you will be a part of a dynamic team to help young adults successfully transition from foster care to a productive, independent life.

Please submit your resume with a cover letter

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

Be a Source of Hope

Children Fist FFA has been a source of hope for our community’s most vulnerable citizens for more than 20 years. This hope is embodied in our mission “to helping children who have been neglected, sexually, emotionally, or physically abused” and is delivered every day by our dedicated, experienced, and compassionate staff members.

We’re looking for people who want to join us and be a source of hope in Shasta, Tehama and Siskiyou County Offices. That hope could be you.

Children first is hiring a full-time Social Worker to provide individualized care to children and adolescents. Responsibilities may include: Performing comprehensive assessments, providing regular individual and group counseling, ensuring treatment plans are current, completing comprehensive progress notes, working collaboratively with those providing case management and/or psychiatric services.

Primary responsibilities:

The social worker is responsible for the case management of a designated caseload of children from ages 0-17.

Conduct assessment; develop an Appraisal, Needs, and Services Plan for each youth.

Provide case management, advocacy, and linkage to services.

Have professional writing skills to provide file documentation and write reports.

Provide emergency response and be part of an on-call rotation.

This position requires driving throughout Shasta/Tehama Counties.

For all Positions:

Job requirements:

Successfully pass FBI/fingerprint clearances (Live Scan)

Have a clean driving record and produce a DMV printout

Car registration and insurance are mandatory

Position requires daily access to a car in safe operating condition

Prepared to work independently with flexible hours

Must pass a pre-employment health screening and TB test

At Children First we offer:

Mileage reimbursement

A competitive salary

A professional and a supportive work environment

Please submit your resume with a cover letter

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

Children First Counseling Center and Lassen Counseling Services has an immediate need for LMFT’s or LCSW’s to work out of our Red Bluff. Therapists must have the experience to take on a caseload quickly and he/she should understand/be proficient in caseload documentation for a variety of funding sources.

Compensation: Based on experience

The ideal candidate would have self-confidence, good organizational, computer, and writing skills, a professional appearance, and be able to manage their own caseload scheduling. He/She would be able to take direction, ask questions, and participate as a team member.

We offer:

-Supervision by an experienced Clinical Supervisor
-Ability to accrue hours required to apply for licensure (if not already licensed)
-Expand knowledge base/clinical training of evidence-based practices
-Develop assessment and documentation skills
-Work with a variety of clients including school-based, groups, adults, etc. (depending on existing experience and interest)

Requirements:

-Masters Degree in a field of behavioral science from an accredited educational institution
-Reliable transportation with current insurance and valid driver’s license
-Current liability insurance
-Board of Behavioral Sciences registration number
-Flexibility in working hours and total work hours per week

Children First Counseling Center is the primary counseling center serving all of rural Tehama County and the incorporated areas of Los Molinos, Corning, and Red Bluff where our main offices are located. Services are provided to individuals of all ages, plus families, couples, and groups through a variety of contracted funding sources, including Medi-Cal, Managed Care, private insurance, Victim Witness, and CAPIT (CPS).

Lassen Counseling Services, a subsidiary of Children First Foster Family Agency, is a non-profit agency that provides counseling services to a variety of clients including: children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We serve Medi-Cal Managed Care (Partnership/CA Health & Wellness), private insurance, and school-based clients in Shasta, Tehama, Siskiyou, and Lassen/Modoc counties.

Our practices are very busy, with many opportunities for those willing to invest the time necessary to develop into experienced clinicians.

Interested? Please submit your resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

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