Careers & Internships at Allies

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Working at Allies means being courageous enough to imagine things differently — to challenge the status quo, which has failed our community for far too long.

Every day, we support families with care, with empathy, and with the awareness that behind every case is a child. We are anti-poverty, anti-trauma, anti-anything that robs children of a stable and loving life. It takes a village to make the difference, and with Allies, you’re never alone.

People who genuinely care for those they provide service to/care for and also help each other."

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Join us in creating a world where every child has a loving childhood.

All roles eligible for $2,500 sign-on incentive.

In accordance with California law, the expected salary ranges are posted with each listing. Actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.

Available nonprofit jobs with allies:

Categories / Dept:
Early Education
Job summary:

Allies Early Education programs serve children zero to five, and children/families most vulnerable to negative long-term outcomes (e.g. experiencing homelessness, foster care, poverty, etc.). The Family and Community Specialist (FCS) is a dynamic and multidisciplinary role charged with providing support to children and families (e.g. family resources, recruitment, health, family engagement etc.).

Categories / Dept:
Early Education Program
Job summary:

The Early Education Substitute Teacher (Substitute) shall assist the classroom staff in implementing a structured classroom on an as-needed basis. The substitute shall be responsible for aiding the Early Education Teacher in the implementation of the daily schedule and routine, leading activities, ensuring safety and security of clients, and supervision of clients. The Substitute shall develop nurturing relationships with the clients within a context of consistency and structured routines.

Categories / Dept:
Early Education
Job summary:

The Maintenance Worker will assist with the completion of Early Education Center facility projects including general and corrective maintenance duties. Ensures the facility is maintained according to safety, state and federal licensing guidelines.

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Resource Family Approval
Job summary:

Allies contracts with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to protect at-risk children and strengthen families. RFA program social workers conduct weekly home visits to ensure child safety and adequate care, as well as monitor the physical and psychological well-being of children in Allies’ resource family homes. RFA program social workers also support recruitment efforts, certification process, and the training of resource parents.

Categories / Dept:
Early Education Program
Job summary:

The teacher assistant is responsible to implement classroom activities, as needed. The teacher assistant will aid in the implementation of the daily schedule and routine, leading activities, developing nurturing relationships, and ensuring the safety, security, and supervision of clients.

Categories / Dept:
Early Education
Job summary:

The Office Assistant greets and assists visitors, families, and staff in face-to-face interactions or by telephone, serving as the first point of contact at our Early Education Center-based programming.

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RFA – Foster Care and Adoption
Job summary:

The RFA Program Manager monitor contract compliance, directly supervises RFA Social Workers, oversees and supervises the approval process of families, the matching and placing process of youth, and supports and manages the overall operation of the RFA program-Foster Care and Adoptions. The RFA Program Manager supports the director in maintaining all contract and state requirements. This position will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including the community collaborative ™ members to be a leader in the field of recruitment, retention and support for children and families within the foster care community.

Categories / Dept:
Early Education Program
Job summary:

The Floater Teacher is responsible to implement classroom activities either in the absence of a Teacher or on a daily basis, in place of a teacher, as needed. The Floater Teacher will aid in the implementation of the daily schedule and routine, leading activities, developing nurturing relationships, and ensuring the safety, security, and supervision of clients.

Categories / Dept:
Early Education Program
Job summary:

The Early Education Associate Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with birth parent’s/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage family participation in program. The Early Education Associate Teacher is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Allies Policies and Procedures and codes of all relevant oversight and contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of Allies.

Categories / Dept:
Early Education Program
Job summary:

The Early Education Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with birth parents/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage family participation in program. The Early Education Teacher is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Allies Policies and Procedures and codes of all relevant oversight and contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of Allies.

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California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education: Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP)
Job summary:

The Child Development Specialist works under the supervision of the FCCHEN Program Manager and with the guidance of the Early Education Center & Early Head Start Director and Early Education Manager. The Child Development Specialist (CDS) partners with a team of CDS’s to ensure comprehensive, high quality early education experiences for children/families enrolled in Allies’ network of contracted licensed family child care home providers (Providers). The Child Development Specialist plays a critical role in client and Provider recruitment, ongoing training, health/safety monitoring, comprehensive family services and lesson plan processes.

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Strengthening Families Department
Job summary:

Allies is committed to providing mental health support and consultation to those who interact with children and families with social, behavioral and emotional challenges. The Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist is responsible for enhancing depth and breadth of mental health resources available to Allies families and families in our communities. This role will be responsible for supporting the expansion of Allies’ infant/early childhood mental health work (e.g., direct psychotherapy services, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, groups, training etc.) to reach a broader population, including educational settings such as center-based, community-based and home-based environments; conducts community outreach and participates in coordination of care and family events as needed.

For consideration: Email cover letter and resume to humanresources@alliesforeverychild.org

Internships at Allies

Allies for Every Child offers a competitive nonprofit internship program available for graduate students in MSW or MFT programs with a deep interest in infant and early childhood mental health.

Become An Ally Today!

Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences are essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are.

council on accreditation

Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.

We fight for every child’s right to a loving and healthy childhood.