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Office Manager (4456)  (Regular Full-Time, Hourly)
Program/Location: Crossroads (El Cajon)

Office Manager – Mental Health Services for Children, Youth and Family Program

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Clinic hours are Monday and Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.

This is an essential service position and you will qualify to receive the COVID vaccine once cleared to start working. CRF places staff and client safety at the forefront and follows all COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines as outlined by San Diego County, the State of California, and the CDC.




Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!  Our accredited programs reach various demographics, so you can gain experience with almost any sector of mental health services. At CRF, we are constantly evolving and developing fresh approaches to meet the needs of San Diego County’s residents who are experiencing mental/behavioral health challenges.  We have strong internal advancement options, so there are opportunities for you to grow within our company. Come join us! 

Program Overview:

Located in El Cajon, CA, Crossroads Family Center is a child, youth, and family outpatient program which provides clinic, school, home, and field-based services to the South Bay region of San Diego County. We provide a range of services including crisis intervention, individual, family, and group therapy, medication support, rehabilitation, case management and drug and alcohol services while incorporating the family systems and wrap-around approach. We provide mental health services to children and youth with Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Funding as well as those who are uninsured and underinsured.


Typical Duties of the Office Manager

The Office Manager assists the Program Director to ensure the office operates efficiently and effectively. Performs a variety of administrative and accounting tasks including data entry, reporting and tracking information for program management as well as maintaining accounts payable and receivable.

Duties include:

  • Auditing timesheets, maintaining provisional bank account and collecting/compiling information for the preparation of operating reports
  • Oversees and assists with clerical and reception duties including answering telephones, screening calls, taking messages, typing, filing, client scheduling and opening mail. May direct the work of other office personnel.

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least two (2) years’ experience working within a Child, Youth and Family mental health clinic is preferred
  • Familiarity with County Electronic Health Record system and Health and Human Service reporting requirements strongly preferred
  • Strong phone etiquette, ability to multi-task, ability to manage multi-phone lines, strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and must thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel and Outlook applications along with Internet research skills
  • Demonstrated strong typing skills are essential for success in this position. 
  • Solid mathematical skills required
  • Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver’s license in good standing and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Able to pass criminal/background clearance

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Equal Employment Opportunity
CRF is an equal opportunity employer, and we make employment decisions based on merit. Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination and/or harassment of any individual because of that individual's sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical handicap, disability, sexual orientation, protected military status, or medical condition, as well as other categories protected by federal, state and local law. All such discrimination is unlawful and prohibited and will not be tolerated by CRF.

Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge, and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally sensitive to those we serve.