Examples of Duties Please note: Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week.
The Extra Help Student Intern will provide general assistance while gaining valuable work experience. Assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
This recruitment will fill vacancies in Behavioral Health and Recovery Services to assist students with accumulating their practicum hours for obtaining their licensure towards LMFT, LPCC, and LCSW. Students will need to be available to work various hours including weekends. Hours for this position will be flexible including evenings and weekends to provide practicum hours required for licensure. Individuals who are, or have been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerly incarcerated youth as defined by Government Code section 31000.11 are encouraged to apply and will be given priority. If you are applying under this eligibility status, please note on your application your eligibility by answering the supplemental question on this recruitment. Please note that prior to appointment, individuals claiming preference under one of these categories will be required to furnish documentation establishing their eligibility.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. FAMILY CARE LEAVE
Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period.
HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE
Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan.
Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty.
PAID TIME BENEFITS
Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays.
PAID SICK LEAVE
Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period.
Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system.
The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes.
THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.
For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.
What license are you pursuing?
Why do you want to work in the Mental Health Field.
What does whole person care mean to you?
How do you think the Pandemic is affecting Mental Health?
Are you able to work nights and weekends?
Are you requesting disadvantaged group preference for this recruitment? If yes, verification is required for statute section 31000.11 (d)(3).