Employment Opportunities

We depend on the generosity of the Ventura County Community for a large portion of our program budgets. Your support ensures we can continue to provide critically needed services for people who are mentally ill, many of whom are homeless, in all areas of the county.

Job Description: 
Responsible for coordinating, administering, controlling key organization functions, including: All Accounting Functions; Budget and Financial Management; Information System Management; Contract Compliance Tracking and Reporting; Facilities; Purchasing; and support to Executive Director and Board of Directors. Supervise day-to-day activities of accounting staff, including hiring, evaluating and if necessary separation. As a member of organizations senior management team, participates in strategic and development planning as it relates to finance and operations.

Essential Functions:

With “hands on” involvement, coordinates, administers and provides for the control of the organization’s financial operations.

  • Supervises the Accounts Payable function and evaluates Cash Flow on a daily basis to meet obligations to employees (payroll) and vendors.
  • Supervises the bi-weekly payroll by reviewing the detail each cycle to check for accuracy of hours and correct allocation by Program.
  • Directs the prompt invoicing (billing) function by staff in line with Grantor’s contract terms in close collaboration with the Contracts & Grants Manager.
  • Evaluate and manage crisis situations in a calm and timely fashion; make determination of when the crisis team or police intervention is appropriate and proceed accordingly after consulting with case manager or program manager if possible.
  • Develops, implements and maintains accounting systems, policies and procedures including the effective and reliable closing of the monthly and annual accounting period.
  • Serves as the primary official for the organization and is responsible for the monthly draw-down of Federal funds that match invoicing detail through various internet-based “portals.”.
  • Prepares, manages, and administers the organization’s budget. Monitors organization’s adherence to budget and prepares reports on cash flow and other fiscal matters.
  • Responsible for the quarterly allocation of Administrative Costs and annual “Natural Allocation” of those costs.
  • On a monthly basis, evaluates the accuracy and reliability of the Income Statement and Balance Sheets, directing staff to make adjustments as needed.
  • Has primary responsibility to prepare for the annual GAAP Opinion audit conducted by the organization’s independent CPA.
  • Prepares, explains and interprets monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors and provides staff support to the Board Finance Committee.
  • Applies for the renewal of all Property & Casualty Insurance Policies and secures needed documents for contract and grant applications and renewals.
  • Maintains positive relationships with the organization’s professionals, including, but not limited to the primary banking relationship, lessors of all properties, etc.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director.
  • Location: Ventura, California
  • Positions: Finance Director – Management IV
  • Compensation: $58,000 to $62,000
  • Status: Regular/Full Time


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum BA degree required, preferably in the area of accounting or finance and five (5) years successful experience in supervising and/or managing an organizations administrative, information and financial functions.

Five (5-8) years’ experience in a management position, preferably within the nonprofit sector. Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate, administer, and control key organization functions, including Budget and Financial Management, Information System Management, and Administrative Functions.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, costs and rates, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of finance, accounting and algebra.

Other Essential Skills
Must be proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and General Network Administration in a Windows Environment.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Valid California Driver’s License.

Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills. Ability to work in a diverse client centered environment. Ability to function as a member of a project team.

To apply:

E-mail resume lfazzone@turningpointfoundation.org or

Fax to 652-0608 to the attention of Linda Fazzone

Job Description

Assist Veterans in achieving a stable living situation utilizing a psychiatric rehabilitation and Harm Reduction model. Provide counseling and case management services to meet the needs of Veterans. Oversee and provide supervision for day-to-day operations including safety of community and the security of the environment.

Essential Functions


  • Oversee day-to-day operations with Monitors. Oversee training of Monitors and assigning trainings such as CPR, ServeSafe and clinical supervision.
  • Report concerns to direct supervisor, Housing Director.
  • Communicate with Contract Liaison and community partners in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Compile and complete outcome reports for the contract and monitor success of meeting contract goals.
  • Maintain Veteran files
  • Conduct staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Oversee groups as required including Community Meetings, WRAP Groups, or other Evidence Based Practices
  • Additional duties as assigned by Housing Director.

Case Management

  • Meet weekly with Veteran and develop an individual Intensive Care Plan and Wellness and Recovery Action Plan with each Veteran as well as weekly progress note for each Veteran.
  • Assist Veterans in obtaining mental health services.
  • Assist Veterans in obtaining drug and alcohol services as appropriate.
  • Assist Veterans in acquiring all appropriate benefits, including Veteran’s Benefits, VASH.
  • Assist Veterans in acquiring needed medical and dental care.
  • Document all case management interactions and care coordination within the VA system, HMIS.
  • Coordinate with COR and other service providers. Assist Veterans in communicating effectively with their mental health and medical teams.
  • Develop resources and referrals to meet needs of the Veteran.
  • Assist Veterans in obtaining appropriate permanent housing.
  • Assist Veterans in obtaining employment as appropriate.
  • Conduct Urine Analysis.
  • Provide transportation to medical appointments, social security office, VA, VHA, HCHV, COR, etc. as necessary based on client’s inability to use public transportation.
  • Facilitate acquisition of other services required by Veteran.

Life Sills

  • Educate Veteran in medication management, specifically side effects, benefits, compliance, how to communicate medication problems effectively to physician.
  • Assist Veteran in developing other life skills such as effective interpersonal skills, sobriety skills, symptom management skills, etc

Mental Health Services

  • Maintain awareness of clients’ moods, behaviors, and actions–noting changes in Veteran chart.
  • Evaluate and manage crisis situations in a calm and timely fashion; make determination of when the crisis team or police intervention is appropriate and proceed accordingly after consulting with case manager or program manager if possible.


  • Do intake and assessment with new Veterans. Do initial orientation of Veteran to the transitional resident program and related services.
  • Identify potential program participants and provide them with information regarding transitional housing program services.
  • Location: Ventura, California
  • Positions: Lead Case Manager I
  • Status: Regular/Full Time
  • Location: Ventura, California
  • Positions: Lead Case Manager I
  • Status: Regular/Full Time


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience providing supportive services to severely and persistently mentally ill Veterans, preferably within a psychiatric rehabilitation or Harm Reduction model.
  • Two year experience with homeless population.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in addressing complex consumer issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural skills desirable.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Basic Life Support certification
  • MSW Associate Registration preferred


  • Ability to engage and empower Veterans in making goals to improve the quality of their life.
  • Ability to communicate with staff, clients and other agencies in a professional manner.
  • Military experience preferred.

To Apply:

Job Description

Unpaid internship offered for 10 to 15 hours weekly which includes face-to-face time with clients, staff meetings and group supervision for Addictive Studies, MFT, MSW or Psychologist Interns. Internship positions are available at Our Place Safe Haven, Rehabilitation Programs, Stephenson’s Place, Wooley and River Haven. Our Internship program is a six-month contract between intern and agency.

Essential Functions


  • Interns provide at their level of expertise:
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Rehabilitation treatment
  • Family Therapy and support
  • Assessment
  • Treatment Planning
  • Documentation and notation
  • Case Management
  • Consultation
  • Supervision
  • Other duties as assigned


A Marriage Family Therapist provides weekly group supervision. The Clinical Director supervises all Internship Placements.

Essential Functions

  • Excellent professional skills and boundaries
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to develop trusting and effective working relationships with a diverse client population
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Location: Ventura, California
  • Positions: Internship
  • Compensation: Unpaid
  • Status: Volunteer – 10 to 15hrs/week

To Apply:

Kalie Matisek, Clinical Director
805-652-0029 x 26