The California Alliance of Child and Family Services is seeking a committed, self-motivated professional to provide and coordinate advocacy on children’s behavioral health policy in California.
The California Alliance
A statewide association of over 130 private, nonprofit organizations, the California Alliance of Child and Family Services stands apart as the champion and leading voice in support of the missions of its members, advancing forward-looking policies and practices that better the lives of the state’s most vulnerable children, youth and families.
Alliance member organizations provide a wide array of care, services and support for youth and families impacted by the public behavioral health, child welfare, juvenile justice and special education systems.
Unites an engaged, expert network of California’s leading nonprofit child and family service agencies.
Provides trusted leadership to organizations that serve the state’s most vulnerable populations.
Represents a collective voice in pursuing an aggressive agenda of advocacy to bring change.
Delivers trustworthy resources, policy-area expertise, real-world experience and sought-after guidance.
Acts as a galvanizing force in uniting public and private child and family serving agencies.
Fulfills a commitment to accreditation, high standards, best practices, successful client outcomes and top-quality continuing education.
Recognizes innovation and excellence in service of children, youth and families.
Expertise in at least one of these areas is required, two or more preferred: a) provision of children’s behavioral health services, b) children’s behavioral health law and policy in California, c) policy advocacy with the California legislature and administration, including the budget and legislative processes. Must be able to work in Sacramento.
BA required, Master’s preferred. Lived experience a strong plus.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary (commensurate with qualifications), benefits, PTO, holidays, 401(k) plan with employer contribution of 10% of salary. Colleagiual work environment.