Wy Stanford Sierra Youth & Families?


First and foremost, we place the needs of the children and families we serve above all else. Everyone works hard to produce real results. Stanford Sierra Youth & Families exists to help our children and families reach their goals. In the final analysis, we exist for them.

While all staff take the organization’s mission seriously, it is more than a slogan recited or placed on a wall. It permeates everything we do. As individuals, programs, and as an agency, we have a singular focus on achieving our mission. Our employees understand their part to play and are accountable to each other and the clients that we serve.

Caring and Competent

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families believes in being caring as well as competent. All nonprofits care about the people they serve, however we place an equal importance on being competent. Not only competent in the sense of the having the right degrees, licenses, training, etc, but also in terms of being proficient in helping children and families actually achieve their goals.

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families reinforces and supports employees in their jobs. It is very important that our employees feel encouraged in their work helping children and families achieve success.

Professional Leadership

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families is committed to help our staff grow as professionals and leaders. Through our leadership training curriculum, you will learn skills that will help develop you professionally. We reward performance through merit based compensation and have an employee development process that provides regular support and feedback.

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families values collaboration and has many committees that all employees have an opportunity to participate in. These committees help make tangible decisions that guide the organization’s future. The chairs of our committees are oftentimes our direct care practitioners and support staff.

If this sounds like an environment in which you would shine, we want to talk to you! Please continue to view our current openings and apply as appropriate. Good luck to you in your employment search.