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20 Career Opportunities at Five Acres


Responsible for providing medication, treatment, support and rehabilitation services to all residents. Completed an accredited nursing program and maintain an active LVN license from the State of California. (Full Time Shift: Tue - Sat 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM) (Part Time Shift: Thursday - Saturday 1:00 PM-9:30 PM)

Develop and implement Talent Acquisition strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. Executes strategic social media and cost effective sourcing plans. Oversees, manages and performs efficient; full cycle recruitment, selection and on-boarding functions to attract qualified candidates. Two (2) years of experience managing a human resources/talent acquisition department and supporting other human resources/recruitment related functional areas required. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business management, or related field preferred.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and supervising a team of four, the Director of Human Resources provides strategic leadership and functional expertise to drive HR departmental expectations while ensuring compliance with Agency policies, mission and strategic plan. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for managing and directing all Human Resources functions including employment, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations and services in support of Agency objectives to establish Five Acres as an employer of choice in the nonprofit community. Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a management-related area. SHRM certification is required, California credential strongly preferred.

Responsible for working with clients and their families in the home to implement treatment techniques designed to resolve behavioral and related issues identified in the treatment plan. Bachelors degree plus two (2) years' full-time paid experience, or Associates degree plus four (4) years full-time paid experience, working in a social services setting.

The Organizational Development (OD) Specialist partners with the Director of OD to design, develop, and implement projects and programs that align the workforce with key business strategies and initiatives. Responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting training programs including needs assessments, designing curriculum, classroom delivery, program evaluation, and facilitating group training. Bachelor's degree in education or communication plus two (2) years' experience, or Associates degree plus (4) years'experience, training adults, preferably in a like environment.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant II provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior leadership teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual and family counseling; advocacy services to children, young adults, and families in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. MA Degree; Registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to be license eligible as an MFT or LCSW.

On-Call position under the general direction of the Program Manager. Responsible for working with clients and their families in the home to implement treatment techniques designed to resolve behavioral and related issues identified in the treatment plan. Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years' full-time paid experience, or Associates degree plus four (4) years full-time paid experience, working in a social services setting.

Responsible for performing foster care placement planning and implementation for assigned client caseload, and ensuring that children achieve their placement goals in as expeditious a manner as possible. A master's degree in social work, or LCSW is preferred.

Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. Please designate hours wanted on your application. MFTI or ASW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration required. LMFT or LCSW highly preferred. Bilingual English/American Sign Language (ASL) required.

This on-call position works under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. MFTI or ASW with current California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) Registration required LMFT or LCSW highly preferred (must maintain licensure as a condition of employment).

This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of individual and family counseling; advocacy services to children, young adults, and families in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs. MA Degree; Registration with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to be license eligible as an LMFT or LCSW.

This position is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan. Bachelor's degree plus four years' full-time paid experience, or Associates degree plus six years full-time paid experience, working in a mental or behavior health setting.

Responsible for providing medication, treatment, support and rehabilitation services to all residents. Completed an accredited nursing program and maintain an active LVN from the State of California.

Support of Five Acres’ strategic goals, mission, & values; ensuring quality service, audit, and fiscal performance.Clinical supervision to ensure provision of clinical, case management, advocacy, and related services to assigned clients in accordance with treatment goals, licensing requirements and professional standards. Individual/group supervision to ensure development, implementation and coordination of program services in accordance with Agency goals and quality standards. Responsible for managing and supervising staff

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Chief Program Officer. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Clinical Supervisor. Responsible for providing a wide variety of individual, family, and group therapy; case management counseling; crisis intervention; and advocacy services to families, children, and other clients in accordance with their specific therapeutic needs.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Unit Program Coordinator Responsible for working as part of the treatment team to: Assist in the implementation of individual treatment plans for children/youth focusing on vital areas such as therapeutic interaction, crisis intervention, education, and activities. Provide supervision, counseling, and direct care for children/youth living in the group home setting, serving as a surrogate parent, to teach values, life skills, and problem-solving skills. Ensuring safety and security of children/youth while also maintaining a therapeutic environment. Effectively partnering with families so that they feel empowered as a vital member of a team. Collaborating with co-located DCFS staff to complete intake process and orientations for children being admitted to Transitional Shelter Care Program. (applicable to Transitional Shelter Care program only)

On-Call Receptionist positions are available to cover scheduled and unscheduled absences of regular staff at all Five Acres' locations. Hours may vary, depending upon the shift covered. The Altadena (main campus) location is open seven (7) days a week and has a Monday through Friday day shift, swing shift, and a weekend day shift. All other locations are Monday through Friday day shift.