Outreach & Engagement Specialist – Outreach & Engagement Program

The Child Abuse Prevention Center is seeking three part-time Outreach & Engagement Specialists (bilingual Arabic, bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese, bilingual Khmer) for its Community Outreach and Engagement Program.  This program is designed to promote mental health wellness and prevent mental illness of children, teens and adults  in unserved and underserved Orange County communities by raising community awareness and increasing knowledge about mental health issues, reducing psychosocial risk factors and strengthening protective factors, addressing concerns, and promoting access to available community resources.

Duties include but are not limited to: distributes mental health/mental illness flyers, brochures, community resource information, and other materials to children, teens, their parents, and adults; organizations serving children, teens, or their parents at community educational classes, gatherings, events, and groups; recruits mental health services consumers and other volunteers to help expand the mental health/mental illness awareness message; and assists other staff with presentations, crisis intervention, community resource referrals and linkages, and short-term case management as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience in social service or mental health field preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, or Khmer required
  • Valid California Driver’s License required
  • Live Scan fingerprinting required

About the Center:

The Child Abuse Prevention Center is the county’s leading not-for-profit organization focused exclusively on the prevention of child abuse. As one of the largest and most successful family and children services agencies in Orange County, The Center works with families to create healthier environments for children, ultimately building stronger families. One child at a time, one family at a time, we are creating stronger families and healthier communities in order to prevent and to break the generational cycle of abuse.

Join our Team and Commit Your Expertise to our Mission: 

Interested candidates REQUIRED to send resume and salary history to [email protected] referencing the position title in the subject line.