REPORTS TO: Program Manager
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Provide guidance, information and services – within the agency’ mission and goals – to homeless and runaway youth and young adults in a shelter and/or transitional or supportive housing program(s)
EXEMPT STATUS: Non Exempt
UNION STATUS: Union
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
PHYSICAL & LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE:
This position is represented by SEIU 1021 under a collective bargaining agreement.
*Candidates for this position must complete and to pass DOJ livescan fingerprinting in order to work in a licensed facility*
*Where Federal or State law imposes a criminal record history requirement that conflicts with a requirement of the Fair Chance Ordinance, the Federal or State law will apply – per Fair Chance Ordinance Police Code, Article 49*
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to- firstname.lastname@example.org including the title “Relief Counselor” – in the subject line of the email.
Larkin Street Youth Services is an equal opportunity employer. Larkin Street Youth Service seeks qualified candidates with interest in the non-profit sector or social work. We are committed to embracing diversity and consider all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified.
Larkin Street provides youth between the ages of 12 and 24 with the help they need to rebuild their lives. Each year, more than 3,000 youth walk through our doors seeking help. We give them a place where they can feel safe; rebuild their sense of self-respect, trust, and hope; learn school, life and job skills; and find the confidence to build a future.
We raise the bar by redefining success from securing independent housing to achieving a permanent pathway out of poverty. We have established bold goals for the youth in our services:
• Living-wage employment
• Two years of post-secondary education
• Safe and stable housing
• Physical and emotional well-being
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