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Overview

Parent Partner, Chico CA
Full-Time

Youth for Change is a non-profit, public benefit organization licensed by the state of California to provide comprehensive treatment, education, and support services for our community.
The mission of Youth for Change is to enhance the well-being of children, individuals, families, and communities – and we have successfully done this for 30 years!

Our Parent Partner employees at YFC are truly valued and compensated with:

  • A competitive benefits package including paid medical AND dental for our employees!
  • 13 paid holidays
  • A 401(k), a Roth, AND an agency match as well as profit-sharing after the waiting period!
  • Healthiest You, a virtual option to see a doctor, at no cost to you!
  • Accrued sick and vacation days from date of hire and access to use those days after 60 days of employment!
  • Endless opportunities for training online and in-person
  • A flexible work schedule
  • An Employee Assistance Program and a Trauma-informed work environment
  • Clinical Supervision! We have Clinical Supervisors on staff!

Summary
The Parent Partner position is full-time and works out of our Chico CA office. This position provides direct services to children and families, secures community resources and participates in orientation as well as serving as a liaison for parent involvement. This position offers support to each individual family, as defined with the family team and works as equal partners with the Wraparound Facilitator/ICC and Licensed Clinician to create a family-centered, strength-based, culturally relevant, needs driven planning process for creating individualized services and supports for children, youth and their families.

Education and/or Experience

  • You MUST be a parent or relative of a special needs child, an adoptive parent, or have experience navigating child welfare or juvenile justice systems. Please include a cover letter with your application specifying your experience in detail.
  • Knowledge of community resources & networking skills are needed to perform this job satisfactorily
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences preferred and one year full time experience or;
  • AA degree in Behavioral Science and two years full time experience or;
  • High School Diploma/GED and three years full time experience with ED children, adolescents and families
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License with a clear driving record for the past three (3) years.

Youth For Change remains open as an essential business to serve our community, and to comply with the Public Health Order issued by the State of California Health and Human Services Agency on August 5, 2021, Youth for Change will require that all employees have received a COVID-19 vaccination unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed, and if eligible, a booster shot.

Youth For Change (YFC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of YFC to provide equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factors.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes