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Bilingual Family Partner

Do you have personal experience as a caregiver of a youth who has been the recipient of child welfare and/or behavioral health services required. At Seneca, we seek a compassionate and assertive individual to give back to our communities by becoming our next Parent Partner.
About the Role
The Parent Partner provides peer support to family members of clients receiving services from the Seneca WRAPAROUND Program. The Parent Partner draws upon their own experience as the caregiver of a youth who has received child welfare and/or behavioral health care services. The Parent Partner is responsible for coordinating parent support activities and resources. The Parent Partner works individually with family members to engage them in the process, increase their involvement, and assist them in maintaining stabilization. The Parent Partner will perform a wide range of activities in order to function as a member of the supporting team as well as provide individual support to the caregivers.
About Seneca
Seneca Family of Agencies was founded in 1985 as a small Bay Area residential and day treatment program with a simple but powerful mission: to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. Since then, Seneca has expanded to provide a broad continuum of permanency, mental health, education, and juvenile justice services, which today reach over 18,000 youth and families throughout California and Washington State each year. The agency’s growth has been guided by a commitment to our Unconditional Care® model – doing whatever it takes to help children and families thrive, even when faced with tremendous challenges. Seneca is committed to supporting historically underrepresented communities and informing agency policies and practices through its agency-wide DEI Initiative and DEI Advisory Board. Our agency’s values of love and compassion, hope and courage, respect, curiosity, joy, equity and justice anchor our work across all programs, ensuring our staff leverage the cultural strengths of the families and communities we serve. Seneca is committed to fostering an agency culture that is welcoming, cooperative, and inclusive of diverse peoples and worldviews.  


  • Provide non-judgmental, unconditional support to children and families participating in the Seneca Center Programs.
  • Serve a caseload of up to 10 families.
  • Assist clinician in intake process, including assessment and collaboration.
  • Act as a member of the Child and Family Team, designated as the individual support person to the parent or identified family member.
  • Assist with coordinating and providing transportation for school, therapy, court hearings, or other pertinent treatment appointments/activities.
  • Work in coordination with the birth/foster parents (or primary caregiver), Support Counselors, Family Support Facilitators and Community members to participate in all functions of the Child and Family Team, including: planning meetings, assisting in designing treatment plans, assist in writing quarterly reports, and other casework duties as needed.
  • Submit incident reports other necessary documentation in a timely and complete manner.
  • Participate in supervision with the Clinical/Program Supervisor.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and paperwork including, but not limited to, mental health notes, time sheets, petty cash, and mileage in a timely manner.
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times, appropriately representing Seneca’s mission and philosophy.
  • Maintain a flexible schedule, which includes evenings and at least one weekend day per week.


  • Bilingual in Spanish required
  • An Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience or interest in working with families
  • Personal experience as a caregiver of a youth who has been the recipient of child welfare and/or behavioral health services required.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings and weekend days
  • Own a vehicle, California driver’s license, and auto insurance
  • Clear TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
  • Ability to work as a team player and with a diverse population
  • Good writing and organizational skills


  • Full-time
  • Monday - Friday
  • Typically 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Occasional evenings and weekends
  • On-call stipend


  • Starting salary $23.00 an hour
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • 5 weeks of PTO and 11 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including:
  • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage
  • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
  • 50% paid premiums for dependents
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • Training stipend and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities to develop specialized skills, including clinical supervision and evidence-based practices.
  • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington.

***Please apply directly through our website by clicking here!***

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