Community Connection Program Coordinator II
Under the supervision of the Program Co-Director, the Program Coordinator II is responsible for the operation of the “Avenues” Innovative Mental Health Service Act program, which provides “work first” assistance and support for individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. Duties include program coordination; hiring, training and supervising staff, interns and volunteers; conducting outreach and liaison with referral sources, clinical service providers and other County Mental Health and contractor staff; developing program policies and procedures; overseeing service documentation; monitoring budget expenditures; conducting community outreach; maintains collaborative partnerships and other administrative tasks as requested.
I. Avenues Program Coordination
A. Assists with program review, evaluation and development activities, including soliciting input from program staff, participants, referral sources and stakeholders, collecting data for program evaluations and preparing progress reports and program updates.
B. Develops and implements program policies and procedures to ensure compliance with contract goals and objectives and other legal/contractual obligations.
C. Oversees development of program activities, volunteer placements and training curriculum.
D. Conducts outreach to mental health service providers, partner agencies and community groups. Develops materials to publicize program activities and services, including: brochures, event calendars, flyers and announcements.
F. Assists the Program Co-Directors in managing program budget through monitoring/tracking program expenditures and planning yearly budget.
II. Supervision/Training of program services staff, interns and consumer positions
A. Directs recruitment and hiring of staff and interns.
B. Supervises team of 4-6 Avenues program staff and interns, including: group and individual case assignments, monitoring work performance, providing and/or arranging for staff orientation and training and facilitating weekly team meetings.
C. Conducts annual personnel evaluations for Avenues staff members.
D. Oversees development/implementation of peer/consumer stipend work positions and arranges for supervision of job performance.
III. Provision and Coordination of Treatment Services
A. Provides direct services to program participants, including developing individual service plans, documenting service provisions and making referrals to resources.
B. Coordinates groups, activities and volunteer placements. Including vocational assessments, substance abuse support, crisis intervention, and behavior management and referral services.
C. Provides coordination and linkage of onsite services with county and contract mental health service providers.
IV. Oversight of Service Documentation, Charting and Records
A. In conjunction with Clinical Coordinator, oversees development and completion of service plans and daily/weekly progress notes by program staff and interns, in accordance with County Mental Health and Mental health Service Act funding requirements and specifications.
B. Ensures timely completion of intake and other charting forms and documents.
C. Monitors and maintains records of attendance and participation for Mental Health Service Act reporting, program evaluation and promotion purposes.
V. Administrative Duties
A. Attends Core Team meetings, All Staff meetings and in-service trainings.
B. Contributes to development and implementation of agency-wide policies and procedures.
C. Assists with fundraising, hosting special events and program promotion activities.
D. Other administrative duties as requested.
• B.A. plus 4 years relevant work experience
• Experience working with individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
• Experience in program coordination and staff supervision.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
• Ability to work collaboratively with consumers, funders, other service providers, and community members.
• Master’s degree in Social Work or Human Service field
• Personal or family experience with co-occurring disorders and/or mental illness.
• Bilingual in Spanish and English
Pay Scale: $17.10-19.24 per hour, plus benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week
Deadline for applications: 8/18/13 by 5:00 PM
Email, mail or fax resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Connie Tanner
300 Harvey West Blvd.,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Fax: (831) 425-4581