Work at FACT
When you work for FACT, you become part of the FACT Family. Employees are part of a high performing team that works to ensure the maximum benefit to our clientele, while also instilling a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment for our staff. Benefits include medical insurance, vision/dental/chiropractic insurance (voluntary), paid vacation, paid sick time, flexible schedule (if possible), a supportive work environment, education/training, opportunities to work in multiple settings/positions (as available), possible certification reimbursement, internship supervision and more.
With nearly two decades of distinguished service to Southern California, FACT (Family, Adult and Child Therapies) remains on the cutting edge of trends and needs among the populations we serve. Our foundational focus of family oriented care remains, and our nimble and innovative approach to program design keeps our programs relevant. Strong advocates of self-determination and full inclusion, FACT works in homes, in schools, and in the community to maximize possibilities for our clients, their families and their communities.
FACT provides evidence-based services to people of all ages living with developmental disabilities or other behavioral health conditions and their families aimed at promoting inclusion and choice, and maximizing quality of life. Outreach, volunteer opportunities and professional training programs are dedicated to fostering community participation and advancing public awareness and acceptance of individual differences.
FACT’s services include: 1) clinical services, where our talented team of expertly trained therapists are available to provide clinical services at our Los Angeles based clinic; 2) school based services including behavioral support, counseling/guidance, and parent training to public school districts (services funded by school districts provided pursuant to an Individualized Education Plan (IEP); 3) social skills & parent support groups; 4) adult services including Generating All Possibilities (GAP – a community integration day program), Supported Living Services (SLS – direct support to adults who have a desire to or already live in their own apartment, Tailored Services (TS – an individualized program that is both flexible and community based); 4) Employment Services, identifying and empowering clients to succeed in integrated workplaces, and 5) community and individual advocacy.
With a stable and competent administrative and fiscal core, FACT is looking for a visionary leader who has relevant experience and demonstrated talents in administrative, fundraising, communications and programmatic areas. A talented team of senior directors reports to the Executive Director, and who in turn manage their areas of responsibility. With a staff of over 100 and a budget in excess of $3 million, the organization is in a growth phase. Its offices are in Westwood and services are provided throughout the San Fernando Valley and west Los Angeles county. A seasoned interim executive has been in place for the transition and will hand off to and support a new executive to ensure seamless success.
The Executive Director is the chief staff officer of FACT. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives and provides professional management of all aspects of the organization’s operations.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assures that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
• Provides leadership in developing program, fund development, administrative and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and implements plans and policies authorized by the Board.
• Manages the senior program, development and administrative staff of the organization.
• Maintains official records and documents and ensures compliance with federal, state, local and industry regulations.
• Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
• Establishes and maintains a cooperative, collaborative and harmonious work environment obtaining optimum productivity of the organization’s staff.
• Develops and monitors systems for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, both paid staff and volunteers.
See job description for specific duties: Executive Director Job Description
If you are interested in one of the positions below, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected].
Behavior Therapist – In School
For immediate hire
We are currently looking for a passionate and committed individual to be an in-school behavior therapist (BII, Shadow, 1:1) to work with kids with autism and related diagnoses, beginning ASAP.
We offer opportunities for professional growth and development within our different programs and client services. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and for the right candidate, we can provide many opportunities for professional growth and development within our different programs and client services.
- Supports instruction to assigned student and administers one-on-one ABA-based interventions to designated student in a school setting.
- Monitors student behavior and utilizes approved behavior management techniques to redirect and modify inappropriate behaviors.
- Collects data daily, on behaviors and on interventions used, and implements documented Behavior Support Plan as instructed by FACT supervisor.
- Monitors, observes, and reports behavioral data of students according to approved procedures.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or a related field.
- Experience working in a classroom setting.
- Experience working with children.
- Experience working with autism and other developmental disabilities/special needs.
- A basic knowledge of behavioral based interventions.
- NCPI Certified
- Bachelor’s degree
- Reliable transportation
- Proof of automobile insurance
- TB clearance
- DOJ background check/clearance
- May not have been an employee of Los Angeles Unified School District within past 12 months
Job Type: Part-time and Full-time available.
Required experience: ABA 1 year
Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Salary based on experience. Starting at $17.50 /hour
In-Home Support Staff
We are looking for Direct Service Provider for kids and/or young adults with special needs. As a Direct Service Provider, you get to work in the homes of the client and in community settings. We are looking for individuals who are able to work afternoons/evenings (possibly from 3pm on into the evening). Direct Service Providers work between 4-15 hours in the Los Angeles area with afternoon/evening availability and possible weekends. This is a great position if you work a regular day job and would like some supplementary income.
- Works directly with the client to implement behavioral treatment plan
- Works with closely parent/guardian to train and implement behavior plan
- Collaborates, writes and reviews finalized reports and behavior plans
- Consult with guardians and other client services as needed
- Completes case allotted hours (typically between 4 -20 hours a week, depending on your availability)
- Records completed sessions in Codemetro, and follows protocols (we will train you)
- Attend trainings
- Bachelor Degree (must have proof of degree)
- Reliable Transportation
- Proof of Automobile Insurance (if driving)
- TB Clearance
- DOJ Background check and clearance (we’ll help you with this)
- Preferred experience with children and/or young adults with special needs
- Spanish is a plus
Compensation: Rate contingent on experience. Part-time, hourly. Non-profit organization. Jobs based in and around West Los Angeles (some opportunities in the Valley as well).
Job Type: Part-time