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27 Career Opportunities at Five Acres


New Posting Training Specialist*
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Director of HR and Organizational Development. Responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting training programs, including training needs assessments, classroom delivery, individualized training, as needed; and course evaluation related to Agency training initiatives.

New Posting Case Manager
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Supervisor. Responsible for working with the treatment team to ensure the provision of case management services for severely disturbed children and adolescents at Five Acres in accordance with policies and the clients' treatment plans. Opportunities in our Wraparound Program and Residential Program.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer. Responsible for ensuring the effective installation, operation, maintenance, availability and performance of the Agency's database, network and communications infrastructure, hardware and software, ensuring the effectiveness of the Agency's overall information security architecture and implementation, and providing day-to-day supervision of the Information Technology functions to help programs and departments achieve goals through IT solutions.

New Posting Weekend Receptionist*
Part-time (16-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Facilities and Safety Supervisor. Responsible for Receiving visitors and clients, determining nature of their visit and notifying appropriate staff, answering and transferring telephone calls, providing general office and clerical support to a program/department and representing Five Acres to callers, clients and visitors in a friendly, professional manner.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist Coordinator. 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.

New Posting TBS Coordinator*
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Manager. Responsible for the timely, effective performance of the Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist to provide short-term, intensive intervention and support for children experiencing a life crisis, or where one is imminent or to support transition from a higher to lower level of care or prevent movement to a higher level.

New Posting Maintenance Mechanic*
Full-time (40 hours/week) position under the general direction of the Director of Facilities. Responsible for performing a wide variety of routine and skilled maintenance on buildings, fixtures, furniture and equipment in order to keep them safe, up-to-date and functional.

New Posting Accountant*
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Controller. Responsible for performing a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports; maintains the accuracy of the Agency’s ledgers financial systems; assists in the preparation and reconciliation of assigned reports, annual audit, and year end closing.

New Posting Teacher*
This role consist of designing and implementing a multi-sensory individualized education plan (IEP) for each child in a self-contained classroom and maintaining a classroom environment that supports learning.

This position is responsible for leadership to the PHC Team to ensure clients receive appropriate case management and advocacy service in accordance with identified needs and case management, counseling, and advocacy services to assigned clients.

New Posting PHC Supervisor*
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. Responsible for: 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.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Division Director of Permanency. Responsible for managing and supervising staff including: 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.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Division Director. Responsible for managing and supervising staff including; 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.

Part-time (20 hours/week) position responsible for facilitation of support groups to ensure quality outcomes, which include permanency for children placed in group care, foster and adoptive homes, and those considering adoptive placement.

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.

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.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Director of Information Technology. Responsible for: Leading a Team of Data Architects to ensure the effective installation, operation, maintenance, data integrity, performance of the Agency's databases and supporting infrastructure, including: Microsoft SQL Report Server, Back Office and Internal Information Servers, Electronic Health Record (EHR) System, Financial and Fundraising Systems, Executive Dashboards, and Help Desk software

On-Call position under the general direction of the Group and Mentor Supervisor. Responsible for facilitation of youth support groups (ages 21 and younger) to ensure quality outcomes, permanency of children placed in group care, foster and adoptive homes as well as those considering adoptive placement.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Health Services Supervisor. Responsible for providing medication, treatment, support and rehabilitation services to all residents.

Per Diem 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.

Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the general direction of the Director of Research and Clinical Training. This position is designed for a clinically licensed mental health professional with experience in training staff on Evidence-Based Practices (in particular MAP) as well as Mental Health topics such as assessment, clinical diagnosis, and treatment planning. This individual is responsible for the development, implementation, and sustainment of infrastructural systems and processes related to supporting clinical staffs’ ability to effectively provide coordinated, evidence-based mental health care to youths and adults.

Private Health Care is an intensive team-based program providing community-based mental health services to clients and families. Candidates working within the Private Health Care program have the opportunity to collaborate with Psychiatrists, Therapists, Case Managers, and Rehab Specialists as part of their treatment team. Candidates with experience working as part of teams and providing community-based mental health services are encouraged to apply!

Private Health Care is an intensive team-based program providing community-based mental health services to clients and families. Candidates working within the Private Health Care program have the opportunity to collaborate with Psychiatrists, Therapists, Case Managers, and Rehab Specialists as part of their treatment team. Candidates with experience working as part of teams and providing community-based mental health services are encouraged to apply!

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.

Full-time (40 hours/week) position under the general direction of the Program Supervisor. 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.