Volunteers of America SW
  • 05-Jul-2017 to 01-Nov-2017 (PST)
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Depending on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits package including 403b Retirement Plan

About Us:

For nearly 120 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States.  Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 16,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. To learn more visit us online at http://www.voa-swcal.org/

Job Opportunity:

The Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for the overall supervision of all site managers within the scope of service of the Behavioral Health Division. The Division can span across multiple counties. The Director of Behavioral Health Services' primary goal is to develop, achieve, and execute excellence in program delivery of services. This position will ensure program services are aligned with best practices in the Behavioral Health field while ensuring continuous quality programing. The position will ensure the services in the division are best in class and represent a stellar brand promise. The position will ensure the effective management of program resources within service division to include budget management, personnel, resource management, and ensure contract compliance. The position will serve as a leadership coach for division staff ultimately to support the evolution of skills and competencies and build capacity in staff. The Director of Behavioral Health Services will serve as the subject matter expert in the area of Behavioral Health both internally and externally.


Required Credentials, Abilities and Experience: 

Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related area such as education. Over 15 years experience in the field of Psychology, Social Work with at least ten (10) years experience in management.  A demonstrated competency of knowledge in Behavioral Health best practices, models, current and future trends. A demonstrated competency in program planning and development; community needs assessments; budget management; public relations; networking; contract implementation; compliance and evaluations; staff development; resource development; and personnel management. Valid California Driver's License is required. Must successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening. Must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation. CPR/First Aid certified. Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in contract. Should hold community care administrator's license.

Must have knowledge of Title IX, alcohol and drug treatment, alcohol and drug certification and licensure, public and privatized healthcare, community care licensing for adults, and zoning and building codes for facilities supervised.


  1. Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office.
  2. Superior motivational and team building skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work directly with and oversee management of various programs with a diverse client and workforce
  4. Commitment to continuous improvement, best in class, staff development, and the implementation of a positive culture and work environment.
  5. Must have excellent communication skills able to comprehend, speak and write clearly in English. Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
  6. Must have and maintain a clean driving record.

 Apply to: https://voaswcal.applicantpro.com

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