Promotor(a) / Program Specialist – Grayson/Westley/Patterson


WHO WE ARE:  Center for Human Service is one of the largest, local non-profits serving Stanislaus County youth and families.  Our mission is simple…to change lives and build futures through programs that strengthen and support youth and families.  CHS is a place that brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds.  We’ve cultivated a truly unique workplace environment that is anchored by our values…integrity, responsiveness, respect, partnerships, innovation and results. We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to promote leadership and help create opportunities to improve he wellbeing of the community.

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Position Summary:

Provide community outreach and education duties in the Westley /Grayson communities with a focus on reducing the stigma of mental health. Provide family support services and activities for families with children (ages 0-5).  Outreach to families and the community in regards to services in the Patterson Community.

Position: Promotor(a) / Program Specialist / Bilingual English Spanish
Hours: Full-Time / Non-Exempt / 30 hours per week
Department/ Program: Promotor(a)
Reports to: Program Coordinator
Salary/ Hourly Wage:  $14.04-$14.89; DOE
Final filing date: Monday – December 17, 2018

To apply please click on the link below:


  1. 2+ years experience in crisis intervention, group facilitation, peer to peer engagement and individual mentoring or coaching.
  2. Bilingual – English/Spanish required. Ability to speak read and write in Spanish, fluently.
  3. Experience and ability to work effectively with community members of all ages, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  4. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  5. Pass agency paid criminal justice screening including fingerprints, if required.
  6. Pass agency paid health screening and/or drug testing, if required.
  7. Valid California driver’s license and proof of auto insurance coverage.
  8. Pass agency paid MVR clearance with no more than 2 points – if you are under the age of 25 our insurance company will not allow any points.


  1. Recruit, train, and mentor volunteers to participate in the Prevention and Early Intervention Project (PEI): Community Capacity Building for Mental Health Support from within the community in which the FRC is located.
  2. Perform community education duties related to mental health and other health issues.
  3. Community outreach through one-on-one contact with families to provide resource and referral information, as well as psycho-education to improve health, mental health, and family functioning.
  4. Assist families in accessing services including translation, appointment setting and non-emergency transportation.
  5. Attend any Promotores/program meetings and trainings assigned by the supervisor.
  6. Responsible for collecting and completing statistical information, case files, program forms and providing appropriate documentation per program requirements and agency needs.
  7. Provide family support services for families with children (ages 0-5) and family support activities.
  8. Schedules and facilitates parent educational support groups independently and/or with co-facilitator.
  9. Consults with agencies, schools and community based organizations to make appropriate referrals for community members.
  10. Inform and refer families about available services and encourage them to participate.
  11. Design strategies to encourage active participation by parents, public, and private providers to ensure an array of preventive and support services for children and families.
  12. Establishes and maintains strong, positive public relations with parents, staff and community.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Represent the agency in a professional and competent manner.
  2. Advocate for the best interests of the agency and clients we serve.
  3. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, clients, supervisors and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, ancestry, political affiliation, citizenship, disability, medical conditions, marital status, amnesty and military or veteran status.
  4. Will promote and support a culturally and linguistically diverse workforce and be responsive to the population within our service area.
  5. Maintain confidentiality and confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or agency regulations.
  6. Participate in assigned scheduled agency meetings, in-service trainings, conferences and other trainings as determined by the supervisor. This includes serving as an agency representative at assigned community meetings.
  7. Observance of assigned working hours and program appointments by demonstrating promptness and thorough preparation.
  8. Performance of assigned duties with a positive attitude and in the spirit of teamwork, collaboration and cooperation.
  9. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  10. Perform job duties in a safe manner to ensure a safe working environment for oneself and others.
  11. Participates in and/or supports agency fund development activities and events.
  12. Preparation of assigned reports, work records, statistical data, job performance evaluations, work plans, etc. in a timely manner.

Selection process:

  1. Review of applications for minimum qualifications.
  2. Ranking of qualified applicants.
  3. Top 3-5 candidates scheduled for oral interview.

Medical/ Fingerprint Requirements:

This position may require a medical screening and fingerprinting.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Center for Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruiting, hiring, training, promotion and compensation are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Immigration Reform and Control Act:

Center for Human Services complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 by employing only United States citizens and non-citizens who are authorized to work in the United States. All employees are asked on their first day of employment to provide original documents verifying their right to work in the United States. In addition, this agency participates in E-Verify to electronically verify employment eligibility after an offer of employment has been accepted.


Center for Human Services reserves the right to revise this job announcement to better meet agency service needs. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in this flyer is information which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this position. Additional information can be found in the CHS Personnel Policies. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the CHS Administrative Office.