Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements:
o Must be at least 21 years of age.
o Bachelors degree in Human Services, Social Work, Education, Psychology, or related field preferred.
o 3+ years of experience in an employment service or related setting.
o 2+ years of experience supervising staff.
o Knowledge of or experience working in a professional work environment and the hiring and maintenance of employees including management and supervision of new employees.
o Experience working with transitional age youth and familiarity trauma informed practices and impact of trauma on the developing adolescent.
o Knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting transitional age youth including those formerly in foster care, youth experiencing homelessness, youth survivors of trafficking, minority youth and experience working with LGBTQ youth.
o Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills.
o Ability to think creatively and assess for systems improvements.
o Leadership skills as evident by ability to work independently and coordinate the successful completion of projects.
o Excellent computer skills including data entry, word processing, database operations, spreadsheets, and other software systems.
o Must be able to pass a criminal background check, FBI/DOJ fingerprinting, TB test, drug test and employment verification.
o Must have a valid California drivers license and proof of automobile insurance. Â Position requires DMV clearance.
o Creates atmosphere of enthusiasm and commitment.
o Focuses all actions to reflect the values: trust, respect, empathy, inclusion and advocacy.
o Follows and fulfills Orangewood Foundation policies and procedures.
o Communicates clearly and directly with internal and/or external customers to assure proper resolution of concerns and satisfaction of inquiries, and speaking positively of Orangewood Foundation decisions, processes, and programs to other staff and outside consumers.
o Supports and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, interdependence, and ethical behavior and does not participate in gossip.
o Serves as a role model and demonstrates a deep understanding of and passion for the Orangewood Foundations mission, vision and values.
o Displays the organizations essential attitudes by approaching projects, activities and other job functions with flexibility and a positive attitude.
o Enjoys working directly with community partners, youth, coworkers, volunteers, etc.
Working Environment/Physical Requirements: An office job, with frequent driving to meetings, events, and prospective and current corporate partners in the community. Position requires use of personal vehicle. Physical requirements include standing, sitting, typing, bending and lifting up to approximately 50 lbs. (i.e. tables, chairs, food, water, etc.)
Modification to work schedule may be made based on need of the Foundation.
Orangewood Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex. gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other protected group, in accordance with all applicable federal or State laws.