County of CalaverasSan Andreas 95249
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Community Service Liaison

County of Calaveras
24 per week Calaveras County Health & Human Services, 509 E St Charles St, San Andreas, CA 95249, United States
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Overview

Position Description

This is a Limited Term position, 24 hours per week with benefits, through June 30, 2024.


First 5 Calaveras is seeking a Limited Term Community Services Liaison that will play a vital role in achieving the goals of the Family Strengthening Program (a Differential Response Program) by identifying families’ strengths and needs, creating an action plan and connecting families to community resources.


Under general direction of the First 5 Calaveras Executive Director, the incumbent to this position represents a specific population and/or peer group for resource development, coordination and liaison between agencies and consumers.

Example of Duties
  • Assist in the coordination and development of support services to targeted populations as specified by grant/allocation funding;
  • Participate in training activities as directed;
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with internal staff and external resources;
  • Assist with administrative/clerical tasks as assigned;
  • Utilize skills in engaging and working with others from diverse ethnic and cultural groups;
  • Provide direct assistance to targeted populations as specified by grant funding sources;
  • Link targeted population to appropriate resources, advocating for them when necessary;
  • Participate in production and/or distribution of support and/or educational materials (e.g., newsletters).
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:

Mental health issues within the targeted population groups; familiarity with community resources and service agencies, including both private and other public agencies, social and economic problems which call for the use of public and private county services.

Ability to:

Plan, organize, coordinate, and manage tasks as assigned; communicate orally and in writing on a variety of issues; develop and maintain harmonious relationships with employees, public officials, community groups, other agencies and the general public.



Education, Training, and Experience

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Equivalent to graduation from High School  Any combination of education and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Previous experience as a consumer or family member of mental health or related public health services preferred.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid California driver's license.

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