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Service Coordinator II Childrens - Bilingual - Santa Barbara

We have an opening in Santa Barbara for a Service Coordinator II on our Childrens team.  This is a bilingual required position

Qualified candidates must possess at least 2 years of applicable experience in social work or mental health, with at least 1 of those years working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a professional capacity. A master's or bachelor's degree in human services (psychology, sociology, counseling, human development, speech disorders, social work, etc) is also required. ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE BILINGUAL ( able to read/write/speak English and Spanish fluently)

Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet these requirements.

Some of the specific job duties of the Service Coordinator are:

1. Support individuals we serve by maintaining regular contact and doing Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) and Individual Program Plans (IPP).

2. Participate in Interdisciplinary Team staffings and attend meetings in the community as needed including Individual Education Plan (IEP) and day program meetings.

3. Provide information and referral to generic services and resources in the community

4. Coordinate and secure TCRC funded services

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

-Awareness of entitlement and benefit programs and of public benefit programs
-Ability to make verbal and written presentations to groups
-Ability to work independently and within a team
-Responsive to supervision
-Able to understand and adhere to applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures 
-ICF-DD experience, 
- English/Spanish bilingual required

Minimum Qualifications:

-Master's or Bachelor's degree in human services field or a related area, with at least 2 years of applicable experience and 1 year working directly with the developmentally disabled community

-Valid California drivers license and reliable, insured vehicle or equivalent means of transportation.

-Able to travel to any location at any time

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and reference "SCII - Childrens Santa Barbara"

Resumes and cover letters must be submitted as attachments in .doc .docx or .pdf format.

Starting Pay is $19.39 - $21.37 (w/bachelor's degree) - $22.45 - $24.74 (w/master's degree) hourly. Also includes a $95.00 biweekly bilingual pay stipend if qualified, 5% annual increases.

Peer Advocate Specialist

Are you interested in advocacy and looking for work?

Do you live in the Santa Barbara area?

Are you receiving services from Tri-Counties Regional Center?


 We have an exciting, part-time job opportunity (10 hours a week) available with the TCRC team in supporting local self-advocacy groups in the Santa Barbara area.

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Serves as an advisor to the South Coast Self Advocacy Group, and other groups as needed.

·       Attends local advocacy groups and/or Hillside House Resident Council meetings, as appropriate. 

·       Supports individuals participating in community activities, such as Local Unmet Needs Transit Hearings, Grassroots Day, and local legislative visits.

·       Assist in the design of printed materials for persons and families served.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

·       Some knowledge of local programs and services, generic benefit programs (Medi-Cal, Social Security)

·       Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and as a team member.

·       Demonstrated ability to take direction from supervisor and team members, and ask for help as needed.

·       Ability to prioritize time and/or be flexible with work-related deadlines.


Minimum Qualifications:

·       Must be a resident of the Santa Barbara area, and must be a person served by TCRC

  • Minimal formal education (high-school graduate preferred)
  • Reliable source(s) of transportation in the community
  • Good verbal skills and/or proficiency in the use of personal communication device(s)
  • Some computer keyboarding skills and/or ability to complete such tasks with appropriate supports
  • Experience leading groups and/or giving group presentations
  • Demonstrated awareness of maintaining a professional image in role as Peer Advocate Specialist
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team  


Classification:                        Union, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Part-time (10 hours per week)

Starting Salary:                      $10.62 hourly (Step 3, Grade 2)


TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Attachments must be in .pdf , .doc , or .docx formats in order to be considered. 

If you any have questions regarding this position, please email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or get in touch with your Service Coordinator.