Home Visitation Program Manager

North Santa Barbara County
Santa Maria
Full Time

About Us:

Founded in 1970, CALM is a community-based mental health agency serving Santa Barbara County with a mission to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities.

Our team of CALM staff and dedicated volunteers share a vision of supporting every family in our community so that every child thrives.

CALM’s guiding principles are:

Clinical Excellence | All-in Approach | Leading the Way | Meaningful Relationships


Work for a mission driven organization committed to transparency, collaboration, and communication. Our values are at the heart of what we do.


CALM is looking for a driven and dedicated Santa Maria based Home Visitation Program Manager (PM). The Home Visitation Program Manager (PM) holds a crucial role in leading and managing CALM’s home visitation and parent education and support programs across Santa Barbara County. Responsible for overseeing all operational activities, the PM ensures the delivery of high-quality services to our diverse community. This involves guaranteeing that all activities and services comply with program and contractual requirements and are grounded in evidence-based models and parenting curricula such as Healthy Families America (HFA) and Partners for a Healthy Baby. Additionally, the PM provides supervision and guidance to the county-wide team of home visitors, promoting activities that prioritize trauma-informed care, cultural responsiveness, and alignment with CALM’s mission and vision.

How you will make an impact:

  • Develop, implement, and oversee home visitation programs aimed at providing support and guidance to families.
  • Oversee, train, and develop CALM’s parenting and support education curricula.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise staff to ensure program effectiveness and adherence to protocols.
  • Provide ongoing support and supervision to home visitors, including regular meetings, training sessions, and performance evaluations.
  • Implement HFA best practice standards and remain current on HFA practices to ensure model fidelity.
  • Identify and support outreach efforts and develop strategies to reach underserved populations.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation in accordance with program requirements and regulations.
  • Monitor program activities, outcomes, and data to maintain HFA accreditation.
  • Complete reports timely as required by HFA and other contractual obligations.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and best practices in home visitation services.
  • Monitor program outcomes and support program evaluation efforts to guide continuous quality improvement.
  • Maintain oversight of program expenditures to ensure costs are within the approved budget, and inform necessary budgetary changes, modifications, and priorities.
  • Coordinate with community partners and agencies to identify families in need of services and facilitate referrals.
  • Support staff in referring participants needing more intensive follow-up to appropriate programs internally and externally.
  • Attend community meetings, events, health fairs, and represent CALM as needed/requested.
  • Cultivate relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate change, success, and sustainability of CALM’s home visitation and parenting and education programs.
  • May provide direct services as needed.
  • Serve on CALM’s Leadership Team and attend monthly meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned that pertain to the position.


Role requirements:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in program management, preferably in the field of home visitation or family support services.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license, clean DMV record and criminal record clearance from the DOJ.

Essential knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Strong commitment to CALM’s mission, vision, and strategic plan
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strong commitment to confidentiality with the ability to work with discretion, diplomacy, and integrity
  • Strong computer and technology skills, including Microsoft Office and other web-based systems, Zoom, etc.
  • Proven skills in problem-solving, resourcefulness and decision-making with good judgment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities. Able to prioritize competing responsibilities with effective time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Comfortable providing constructive feedback to staff
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ethics, and demonstrated ability to develop & maintain productive relationships across employee groups.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods sitting, listening, and observing or working on a computer
  • Stand, walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Drive from one location to another
  • Lift and /or move up to 20 pounds at times

Compensation & Benefits:

CALM offers an array of clinical opportunities, including promotion, prevention, early intervention, and treatment in an array of settings, including CALM’s clinics, early care and education centers, and pediatric offices.

CALM partners with more than 75 partner organizations to further its mission and serves 2500 clients per year.


Culture & Wellness Events

Schedule flexibility

100% Employer sponsored Life Insurance (1x Salary)

100% Employer sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for Employees

60% Employer sponsored Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for Dependents

403b Retirement Plan with a 3% Match, increasing to 5% after 7 years

Student Loan Repayment Opportunities of up to $50,000 per year through

AD&D, Long-Term Disability and Voluntary Benefits

Medical and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Plan that provides access to mental health, legal, and financial resources

Monthly Data Stipend of $35

Benefits opt-out stipend of $5,400/year

10 days of PTO for 1st year of service, increasing each year and 80 hours of sick leave

13 Paid Holidays

Training & Development:

We provide clinical supervision for doctoral students, ASW, AMFT, APCC

Access to Therapist Aide

Weekly sponsored Clinical Supervision & Support

We support staff who have a private practice and offer our space at CALM at no charge

Clinical Training & Advancement Opportunities, including certifications in evidence-based modalities:

Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Healthy Families America (HFA)

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC)

Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP)

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Parent-Child Care (PC-CARE)

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Coming soon: Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)



CALM is committed to being an “employer of choice” and strives to recruit and retain qualified, high performing employees committed to our mission. Competitive compensation that rewards excellent performance is integral to this goal.  CALM’s compensation program is designed to be externally competitive, internally equitable, and financially sustainable.  CALM regards compensation holistically and considers wages, benefits, a supportive and positive work environment, staff wellness, on-going professional development, and work-life balance all critical aspects of our total rewards program.

CALM offers a 10% compensation increase upon licensure.

CALM offers a $1-3/hour bilingual stipend to employees that use a second language.

This is an exempt position with a salary range of $79,000-$114,000/year plus a $2,080 bilingual stipend (if full-time).


The salary range provided denotes the minimum and maximum rates applicable to the position. Factors influencing the placement of newly hired employees within this range include their specific skills, qualifications, relevant experience, and comparison with existing employees in similar roles. Typically, newly hired employees are positioned below the midpoint of the salary range.

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