Bilingual Home Visitor

Located in beautiful Santa Barbara County, CALM is a highly regarded non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities throughout Santa Barbara County. CALM envisions a community where every family is supported and every child thrives. We are a forward-thinking organization committed to fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and equity.  

Santa Barbara, CA

CALM

<strong>CALM&rsquo;s mission is to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families and build resilient communities throughout Santa Barbara County.</strong><br /><br /><strong>CALM has been a leader in developing a variety of trauma-informed, evidence-based programs and services that effectively prevent and treat child abuse, promote healing, and strengthen families. Services are provided to all in both Spanish and English, at sliding scale or free of charge if needed; no one is turned away due to inability to pay. CALM continues to be the only non-profit in Santa Barbara County that specializes in the prevention and treatment of childhood trauma.</strong> https://calm4kids.org/

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Full-time

$24- $33 per hour

Overview: <p><u><strong>About Us:</strong></u></p> <p>Founded in 1970, CALM is a community-based mental health agency serving Santa Barbara County with a mission to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our team of CALM staff and dedicated volunteers share a vision of supporting every family in our community so that every child thrives.</p> <p><em><strong>CALM&rsquo;s guiding principles are:</strong></em></p> <p>Clinical Excellence | All-in Approach | Leading the Way | Meaningful Relationships</p> <p>Work for a mission driven organization committed to transparency, collaboration, and communication. Our values are at the heart of what we do.</p> <br />The Home Visitor is a key team member in the Great Beginnings Department, focusing primarily on CALM&rsquo;s Home Visitation Program. Operating within natural settings, this role involves collaborating with families to offer education and support. Within the program, the Home Visitor specifically aids parents of children from prenatal through the age of 3 years old to strengthen parent-child relationships, promote healthy child development, and enhance overall family well-being. Beyond this scope, the Home Visitor may engage with families of older children, offering behavioral interventions, implementing skill-building strategies, promoting positive parenting practices, and delivering case management services. This broader approach aims to assist families in accessing natural support systems and resources.<br /><br /> <p><u><strong>Benefits:</strong></u></p> <p>Culture &amp; Wellness Events&nbsp;</p> <p>Schedule flexibility&nbsp;</p> <p>100% Employer sponsored Life Insurance (1x Salary)&nbsp;</p> <p>100% Employer sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for Employees&nbsp;</p> <p>60% Employer sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for Dependents&nbsp;</p> <p>403(b) Retirement Plan with a 3% Match, increasing to 5% after 7 years&nbsp;</p> <p>Student Loan Repayment Opportunities of up to $50,000 per year&nbsp;</p> <p>AD&amp;D, Long-Term Disability and Voluntary Benefits&nbsp;</p> <p>Medical and Dependent Care FSA&nbsp;</p> <p>Employee Assistance Plan that provides access to mental health, legal, and financial resources&nbsp;</p> <p>Monthly Data Stipend of $35&nbsp;</p> <p>Benefits opt-out stipend of $5,400/year&nbsp;</p> <p>10 days of PTO for 1st year of service, increasing each year and 80 hours of sick leave&nbsp;<br />13 Paid Holidays&nbsp;</p> <br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Provide psychoeducation and parenting support to bolster protective factors and mitigate the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Partner with families, establish trusting relationships, and maintain regular contact. &nbsp;</li> <li>Facilitate plan development and goal setting that is strength-based, and family led.&nbsp;</li> <li>Model parent-child activities that promote healthy attachment and bonding to foster optimal child development.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provide developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive interventions.?&nbsp;</li> <li>Implement evidence-based curricula and evidence-based interventions with fidelity.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Conduct screenings to assess client and their families&rsquo; strengths and needs. &nbsp;</li> <li>Provide information and referral services as needed.&nbsp;</li> <li>Coordinate with other agencies and affiliates when appropriate to help family with concrete needs and other supports.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Maintain clinical productivity standards.&nbsp;</li> <li>Complete all documentation in a timely manner and according to agency policy.&nbsp;</li> <li>Attend trainings and conferences as needed or required by program manager.&nbsp;</li> <li>Participate in community education and outreach activities.&nbsp;</li> <li>Participate in regular administrative and clinical supervision, and agency-wide/program meetings. &nbsp;</li> <li>Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team and serve as a liaison between families, health care providers, and community-based organizations when applicable. &nbsp;</li> <li>Other duties as assigned that pertain to the position.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education and/or Experience</strong>:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>BA Degree in related field from an accredited university or college preferred, with one year experience, or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited university with experience working in a mental health setting.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>Qualifications:</strong>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Strong commitment to CALM&rsquo;s mission, vision, and strategic plan.</li> <li>Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.&nbsp;</li> <li>Must have respect for confidentiality; ability to work with discretion and integrity. &nbsp;</li> <li>Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office and web-based systems. Proficient in use of Zoom. Able to adapt to using various types of software. &nbsp;</li> <li>Proven skills in problem-solving and decision-making with good judgment.</li> <li>Able to work independently and as a team member. &nbsp;</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively collaborate in a positive manner.&nbsp;</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Able to prioritize competing responsibilities, with effective time management skills. &nbsp;</li> <li>Flexibility to accommodate evening appointments as needed.&nbsp;</li> <li>Bilingual in English and Spanish required.&nbsp;(Bilingual differential pay provided)</li> <li>Must have a valid California driver&rsquo;s license, clean DMV record and criminal record clearance from the DOJ.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Demands:</strong>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Prolonged periods sitting, listening, and observing or working on a computer.&nbsp;</li> <li>Stand, walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. &nbsp;</li> <li>Drive from one location to another.&nbsp;</li> <li>Lift and /or move up to 20 pounds at times.&nbsp;</li> </ul>