Employment

Changing Tides Family Services is growing rapidly and has a vibrant workforce that demonstrates professionalism and high work ethics. Changing Tides Family Services values its employees by offering a positive work environment, competitive wages and benefits, and professional development opportunities

Current Openings:

Professional Development Specialist

Full-time, benefitted position responsible for the recruitment, planning, development and training to improve knowledge, skills and practices of early education professionals and provide training and technical assistance to individuals in order to enter and/or stay in the child care field. Requires Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field OR Bachelor's degree with at least 24 units in ECE or Child Development. Three (3) years of experience operating or providing direct service in a child care facility as well as knowledge of business and child development aspects of licensed family child care homes and centers. Position starts at $17.43/hour. Submit a letter of interest, resume and completed application via US mail to Nanda Prato at 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501 or via email to nprato@changingtidesfs.org. Please see job announcement and job description for more information. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. EOE

Child Care Case Manager

Full-time, benefitted position interviewing and explaining policy and program guidelines to clients and providers according to program guidelines and agency policy. Will maintain and re-certify a caseload of eligible families, provides timely and accurate records to ensure issue of Certificates for Payment of Authorized Child Care Schedules, will maintain and apply knowledge of the regional market rates and analyzes family income to ensure families subject to family fee are charged accurately.  Will enter in client information in computer system and prepares and accurately maintains a variety of complex reports and records related to program requirements. Will assist families navigate the child care options, reviews child care payment vouchers to compare with authorized child care options, reviews child care payment vouchers to compare with authorized child care schedules, provides child care referrals and will implement Trustline process for CalWORKS participants. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills required would be two years of college-level course work in accounting or social services and two years of experience which has involved the application and explanation of rules and regulations to the public. Varied scheduling to include weekends, evenings and early mornings at a variety of locations throughout Humboldt County. Starts at $14.71/hr. Submit a letter of interest, resume and completed application via US mail to Nanda Prato at 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501 or via email to nprato@changingtidesfs.org. Please see job announcement and job description for more information. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. EOE

Mental Health Support Specialist

Part-time, variable scheduled position provides support to children, youth and families in a variety of settings including home, school and community. Provides 1:1 behavior coaching in home, school or community settings and provides referral and linkage to community resources, parent education and support as directed. Requires Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, child development or a related field, 2 years' of work experience with children, youth and families. Associate of Arts degree in one of the listed fields and 4 years of work experience will be considered. Varied scheduling to include weekends, evenings and early mornings at a variety of locations throughout Humboldt County. Starts at $18.00 an hour with mileage reimbursement. Submit a letter of interest, resume and completed application via US Mail to Nanda Prato at 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501 or via email to nprato@changingtidesfs.org. Please see job announcement and job description for more information. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. EOE

Respite Worker

This intermittent position serves as a personal attendant to provide care and supervision of children or adults who have developmental disabilities, including but not limited to: autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, and epilepsy.  Performs work in family residences or, as approved, in community settings.  Starts at $12.81/hour plus mileage reimbursement. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed application to Nanda Prato via US mail to Nanda Prato at 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501or via email nprato@changingtidesfs.org. EOE

Respite Specialist

This intermittent position serves as a personal attendant to provide care and supervision of children or adults who have developmental disabilities, including but not limited to: autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, and epilepsy and who also engage in challenging behaviors.  Performs work in family residences or, as approved, in community settings. Starts at $14.25/hour plus mileage reimbursement. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed application via US mail to Nanda Prato at 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501or via email nprato@changingtidesfs.org. EOE

Skills Specialist

This intermittent position provides behavioral and support services to children and adults who have developmental disabilities; uses intervention strategies that reflect evidence based practices to increase developmentally appropriate skills as overseen by a behavioral consultant; as assigned, performs personal attendant duties; performs related work as assigned.  Work is generally performed within the focus individual’s residence or (as approved) in community settings.  Starts at $14.25/hour plus mileage reimbursement. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed application via US mail to Nanda Prato at 2259 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501 or via email nprato@changingtidesfs.orgApplications accepted on on-going basis for the Respite Worker, Respite Specialist, and Skills Specialist positions. Provides care and supervision of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Must be able to pass a criminal record background check. Please see job announcement (Respite Worker, Respite Specialist, Skills Specialist) and job description (Respite Worker, Respite Specialist, Skills Specialist) for more information. EOE

Application Process:

Download: Employment Application Form

Submit to:Changing Tides Family Services2259 Myrtle Ave.Eureka, CA 95501ATTN: Human Resource Department

Forms can be downloaded, printed, then mailed to or dropped off at Changing Tides Family Services.   If you do not have access to a printer, you may request an application packet by calling (707) 444-8293 or 1-800-795-3554. Application packets can also be emailed to nprato@changingtidesfs.org.

Changing Tides Family Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate upon the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by law.

Please be advised that Changing Tides Family Services does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications. Resumes or applications submitted which are not in response to a specific job opening will be destroyed upon receipt. When applying for a position, please specify the job title. Thank you.