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Working at Mental Health America of San Diego County is a great opportunity to be involved in work that impacts the community positively. With great benefits, a great work environment and culture, and professional opportunities, working at Mental Health America is a way to make a change in underserved communities throughout San Diego County.

Service Navigator

POSITION TITLE:   Service Navigator

DEPARTMENT:      Caring Fathers

SALARY RANGE:     $42,000 per year - (30 Hours per Week)

BENEFITS:           Health, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Holidays, Paid vacation and sick time, Mileage Reimbursement, and CalSavers Retirement Plan

REPORTS TO:      Program Manager

Work Schedule:  The Service Navigator will work Monday-Friday, 30 hours per week; however, flexibility is required due to the nature of business. Schedule may be changed as needed to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Program Overview: The Caring Fathers program is unique in that it focuses on improving fathers’ knowledge and relationship with their child.  Fathers serve an integral role in the development and care of their children.  Caring Fathers will provide fathers with support, education, resource information, and community connections.

Service Navigator Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of strategies specifically for fatherhood engagement in San Diego communities.

  • Engage in outreach, recruitment, and advocacy with underrepresented fathers and families.

  • Connect with local organizations, churches, and community groups, and share information regarding fatherhood and its vital role in the life of a child.

  • Connect with other family-serving or children-serving groups/organizations to share about the importance of fatherhood.

  • Help build fatherhood capacity through participation in trainings and organizing positive fatherhood activities.

  • Assist fathers in obtaining needed resources and other activities.

  • Assist and support the development of all program components.

  • Ensure and continue to develop community resources for program participants.

  • Demonstrate cultural humility and ability to connect to the community in a culturally relevant way.


  • Knowledge of and ability of how to engage fathers and how to work with families.

  • BA Degree in Human Services, or Social Work preferred.

  • Previous participation in family work.

  • Experience in preparing and developing reports.

  • Organizational and orderliness skills.

  • Ability to speak in public and provide presentations in the community.

  • Computer literate and proficient with Microsoft office including, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Valid Driver's License and auto insurance.

  • Background check will be conducted.

Mental Health America of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with MHASDC is on an “At Will” basis. MHASDC Complies with all Federal, State, and Local Law.

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