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Verified Pay Up to $29.36 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Commerce, California

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Job Summary:

The Child and Family Specialist (CFS) is an Intensive Home Based Service (IHBS) provider who is a member of the Intensive Services team. The CFS operates from a strengths-based, family-centered, team-driven, community-based perspective. The CFS will practice solution-focused problem solving. The CFS assists the child and family in the home, school, and community by providing a variety of supportive and case management services, some of which may include mentoring, coaching, behavioral support, education, transportation or other services that address the family's needs. The CFS maintains a close and supportive relationship with the child, the family, educational personnel, program staff, and any others who may be involved with the youth. The CFS provides family and community support systems with education and support, as necessary, in carrying out the Intensive Services process. The CFS supports program adherence to the County contract.

The CFS must possess sensitivity to family culture, values and beliefs, and operate from a family- centered, strengths-based perspective. The CFS needs to enjoy working with youth and be able to work as a member of a team. This position requires the ability to be flexible, demonstrate good judgment and maintain a positive attitude in difficult situations.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in the social services or related field, 6 months experience working with children or 24 units of post-graduate studies in social services field.
  • Or Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in a non-related field and 2 years' experience working with children and/or families.
  • Or two years college and three years of experience working with children and/or families.
  • Or four years of experience working with children and/or families with a High School Diploma or GED.
  • If lacking paid experience, volunteer and/or personal experience as a child in the foster care system will be considered.
  • Bilingual Spanish Required (verbal skillset only).
  • Valid California driver's license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization's insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours.

Position Location: Commerce, CA

Position Status: Full Time Temporary.

Salary Range: $21.42 up to $29.36 per hour

Additional $1.00 per hour bilingual Spanish differential.

Hybrid work schedule and service delivery via telehealth on occasion available.

Flexible schedules are available upon successful completion of introductory period.

Penny Lane Centers offers competitive salaries and benefits. Please visit to see a complete list of perks and benefits. Medical benefits are effective the first of the month upon hire, not to exceed 31 days.

Equal Employment Opportunity.

Penny Lane is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (Protected class) including, but not limited to race; religious creed; color; national; origin; ancestry; physical disability; mental disability; medical condition, including genetic characteristics; genetic information; marital status; sex; pregnancy' child birth or related medical conditions; actual or perceived gender; gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, recruitment advertising, pay and other forms of compensation, training and general treatment during employment.

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Posting ID: 877770357 Posted: 2024-04-21 Job Title: Temporary Child Family Specialist