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Program Assistant - Part-time, Weekends

Company: Engage2Excel
Location: Malibu
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Grow Your Mental Health Experience in a Part-Time, Weekend Role in a Beautiful Malibu Setting
Great job for students, including free meals, coffee and snacks, along with competitive compensation

If you have experience in mental health treatment or other group care environments and the ability to build rapport with adolescents, this position offers you some great opportunities. You will:

  • Expand your skillsin mental health treatment; this is a great job if you are working on a degree in the field.
  • Gain strong experience in a small group environment. We are committed to providing outstanding care and limit the number of clients we serve to no more than six at a time.
  • Enjoy the environment of ourbeautiful, moderntreatment centerin a serene, Malibu setting, while also doing the important work of helping kids heal and lead fulfilling lives.
  • Interact directly with the clients, providing supervision and support. You'll accompany the clients on outings, including picnics beach visits,and a variety of local attractions.
  • Enjoy free meals, coffee and snacks, and great training while earning a competitive wage.

    We have multiple opportunities available for weekend Program Assistants, so feel free to share this information with your qualified peers. Shifts are 12 hours each on Saturday and Sunday, either 8 AM to 8 PM or 10 AM to 10 PM. You'll work the same shift both days. This is an hourly position beginning at $18 per hour.Your QualificationsTo be a good fit for the Program Assistant opportunity, you will have:

    • A high school diploma or GED.
    • 1+ year of experience in the social services field(group home, childcare, medical assistant, etc.). We may also consider candidates with college coursework in psychology, social science or similar.
    • A genuine desire to work with adolescents.
    • An understanding of counseling and other treatment procedures for mental health disorders with co-occurring substance abuse issues; knowledge of regulations concerning mental health treatment.
    • A valid California driver's license and current car insurance.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Basic computer skills, including Internet, email, and MS Word.

      In addition, you must be at least 21 years of age and pass a background check, live scan, physical and TB test to work at the facility.The RoleYou will provide rehabilitative support regarding the care of a co-occurring population, ensuring that clients and staff have what they need to follow the lead of the Clinical Directorand Program Director.We're well organized and there is always someone to reach out to for support, should you need it.
      Each shift will include general daily activities (i.e., waking clients, providing hygiene baskets, monitoring from a distance, doing chores, ensuring meds are taken, etc.) and special activities, such as onsite parent visits and 3 to 4-hour outings.
      Beachside Teen Treatment Center is a tranquil, rehabilitation haven for adolescents struggling with addiction, substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our beautiful residential facility is based in Malibu, California, with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Embodying the key principles of mind-body health, our individualized and diverse treatment plans provide wholesome healing in a mostly unplugged and small group environment. Beachsideis part ofCentered Health, which operates a diverse network of behavioral health treatment centers ensuring that clients receive individualized comprehensive care in the most appropriate setting. Our goal is to value the skills each person brings to the team and provide an environment that embraces diversity and rewards imagination and service delivery.f


Keywords: Engage2Excel, Malibu , Program Assistant - Part-time, Weekends, Other , Malibu, California

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