Vista Community Clinic

  • Mentor

    Req No.
    2018-1937
    Location
    US-CA-Vista
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Department
    Health Promotion Center
    Schedule
    20 hours/week (M-F 3pm to 7pm)
  • Overview

    Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit medical, dental, optometry, chiropracty, behavioral and social services center providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. We provide the highest quality services in seven clinics located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties. We work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services and education for those who need it most.  We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to serve our population.  

     

    If you are selected for this position, you will make a difference in the lives of others. Every day, you will make an impact on your community.

     

    We have a very competitive compensation and benefits program which includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, AD&D & disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees.

     

    VCC is an equal opportunity employer.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Enroll clients into the program and conduct initial status assessments
    • Provide intensive case management assessment and care coordination to clients
    • Generate referrals to VCC and other agencies for services/resources and monitor follow-through
    • Encourage clients to attend program’s workshops and classes
    • Document contacts with case manager and broader program participation
    • Participate in weekly staff meetings with program team
    • Complete all monthly activity reports at the end of each month and work with Data Specialist and evaluation consultants
    • Conduct pre and post evaluations

    Qualifications

    Minimum

    • High school graduate or equivalent with five years case management experience.
    • Valid California driver’s license, current vehicle insurance, and/or reliable transportation to travel between sites for meetings with clients and partner agencies
    • Availability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours, as required.
    • Should be community member with relevant life experience and social capital that gives authority to challenge the norms and change the thinking of those youth with whom they mentor.
    • Ideally come from the same neighborhoods as the mentees they support, have a history of justice-involvement themselves, and are engaged in their own healing and transformation.
    • Have current or prior criminal justice involvement with a record of success and be positively engaged in change
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Undergo background checks conducted by Probation to comply with Board Policy C-28-Criminal Background Check History, and be subject to Probation approval 

    Preferred

    • Associates degree plus four years case management experience or Bachelor's degree in related field with two years case management experience
    • Knowledge of local social service landscape
    • Have connections with mentee (e.g. similar neighborhood, school, shared family or friends)
    • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities 

    • Good verbal and written skills necessary for communication with clients and staff
    • Ability to present information effectively orally and in writing to individuals and groups from various cultural, ethnic and educational backgrounds
    • Ability to work independently and under time constraints
    • Ability to handle confidential materials and information in a professional manner
    • Be from or familiar with the city of Oceanside and community

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