Full-Time – Regular-Employment - Exempt Position - $20.00 to $25.00 per hour DOE
Program Manager has overall responsibility for the management of the Quality of Life Program. The Manager reflects the self-help philosophy and encourages residents to engage in their own recovery and participate in the beautification of their residences (Board and Care Homes).
responsible for program activities and day to day operations
supervises staff and volunteers
reports on outcomes measures
maintain qualities of hope, empowerment, self-direction and dignity for all residents and staff
works with facility operators and residents to encourage participation
implement policies consistent with social rehabilitation and recovery principles
takes a lead role in crisis intervention within the program
attends community meetings, forums, and events related to the work of the program or agency
minimum MA degree and two (2) years successful experience in supervising and/or managing rehabilitation program(s)
four (4) years of experience providing direct client services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness preferably within the psychosocial rehabilitation model
demonstrated ability in program implementation, record keeping and tracking, interagency coordination and administrative duties as assigned
ability to communicate clearly by verbal and written means
knowledge of community resources and other systems useful to mental health consumers
lived experience and willingness to share
desire to work in consumer-driven environment which values personal experience of recovery
bilingual English/Spanish preferred
must have a valid driver's license with a record acceptable to our insurance carrier
must have a reliable vehicle available and verifiable personal automobile insurance
licensed or license eligible as a mental health professional in California (MFT, RN, LCSW, PhD) preferred
Please submit resume and cover letter to
or fax to: 805-652-0608. No telephone calls please.
PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Regular employment positions in new Quality of Life Program
Relief position available in Adult Wellness & Recovery Program
Peer Support Specialists works directly with clients, staff and family members in support of services provided by Turning Point Foundation and to encourage client's self empowerment.
High School Diploma or GED
Willingness to self-identify as a consumer of mental health services.
Completion of RICA or equivalent Peer Support training or experience as a peer counselor or demonstrated abilities to become a peer counselor. Training as a Peer Support Specialist is highly desirable.
Experience in recovery and/or psychosocial rehabilitation, and ability to articulate its core values.
Ability to communicate clearly by verbal and written means.
Knowledge of community resources and other systems useful to mental health consumers.
Valid California Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier.
Verifiable personal automobile insurance with an available vehicle.
Our Place Shelter – a 24 hour, 7 day a week Shelter and Drop-In Center in Ventura
Responsible for overseeing the safety and well being of shelter clients and the security of the environment. Must be available to interact with clients on an informal basis as well as mediate client conflicts and manage crisis situations. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and solve conflicts in a productive manner.
On-call flexible which may include swing and overnight shifts.
$10.00 per hour, non-exempt, regular employment.
E-mail resumes to
Fax to 652-0608 to the attention of Linda Fazzone
No telephone calls please
You are invited to participate in providing a range of services in a welcoming therapeutic environment. Unpaid internship offered for 10 to 15 hours weekly includes group and/or individual supervision for MFT, LCSW or Psychologist Interns.
The Turning Point Foundation has provided valuable services for the most needy, vulnerable citizens of Ventura County for over 20 years. We serve primarily those with severe and persistent mental health issues or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse problems.