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Operations Manager

Rhythmix Cultural Works

1 hour ago
1h ago

Alameda, CA

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Rhythmix is looking for a collaborative, experienced and results-oriented Operations Manager to join our team. This position is full-time and exempt, and candidates must be available to start work as soon as possible.

This position works closely with the Executive Director to manage administrative duties, assist with marketing and social media strategy and implementation, supervise occasional interns, and coordinate public and private events. This wide-ranging position requires a variety of skills with keen attention to detail, the ability to strategize creatively, and an outgoing personality.

Primary responsibilities (variable depending upon applicant's skills and interest):

Assist with Marketing and Communications

● Implement targeted marketing and social media efforts to increase institutional visibility and promote community awareness of programs.

● Create weekly email newsletter publicizing upcoming programs, encouraging community engagement, and soliciting donations.

● Manage databases of press and community contacts for completeness and accuracy.

● Develop and oversee distribution of engaging promotional materials including press releases, calendar listings, PSAs, and web content.

● Manage and update organization’s grant calendar with relevant grant application information.

● Assist with the development of fundraising materials, tracking donors, recording data in Patron Manager, and cultivating donor base.

Program Management 

● Research, select, and contract performers for the Performance Art and Learning (PAL) program based teacher and student feedback, VAPA, and Common Core Standards.

● Prepare program materials including info sheets, press releases, publicity materials and web content.

● Cultivate relationships with teachers and administrators within the AUSD and OUSD districts. Identify key personnel instrumental in coordinating the registration process.

● Coordinate outreach efforts and registration of participating schools.

● Create and disseminate student and teacher followup surveys. Adjust registration process and assembly structure based on responses. Utilize resulting data to generate reports for board members and funders.

Event & Event Rental Management

● Facilitate management and scheduling of classes, public and private event rentals including contracts, and leading client walkthroughs to day of logistics and house management.

● Manage master schedule for all rentals and inhouse events, including classes and workshops.

● Manage all rental financial transactions including deposits and fees.

● Ensure events are adequately staffed with contractors, volunteers or staff.

● Schedule staff or complete concession runs or facility cleanings for events when applicable.

Facilities Management

● Responsible for locking/unlocking facility for select classes.

● Serve as the primary phone and administrative contact for organization.

● Ensure facility is organized & supplies are stocked, including restrooms, recycling and trash.  (This is currently a shared responsibility)

● Managing guest services and relations, including greeting teachers, parents, students and other guests.

● Oversee aesthetic of lobby space, including placement of promotional materials

Volunteer and Intern Management

● Conduct volunteer and intern outreach through digital and personal correspondence.

● Oversee orientation of subsequent hires, developing work plans and supervising projects.

● Exceptionally well-organized, attentive to detail and capable of multitasking effectively.

● Willing to take initiative and work independently.

● Ability to manage competing priorities and switch quickly between different projects.

● Excellent oral and written communications skills and professional demeanor.

● Ability to interact in an effective and tactful manner with teachers, renters, patrons, staff and community members. Comfortable acting as a representative of Rhythmix in the community.

● Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.

● Experience working in art education, arts administration and/or office administration.

● Passion for the arts, working in the nonprofit sector and a commitment to Rhythmix’s mission of presenting high quality arts experiences for all ages.

● Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

● Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office Suites, Mac OS and Social Media platforms;

Experience with Photoshop, Salesforce/Patron Manager, MailChimp, Wordpress are a big plus.

● Access to personal transportation and a valid driver's license required.

● Must be able to lift and carry 25 pounds.

Time off and Flex Time can be arranged. Approximately 40 hours/week plus events.

 

No Phone Calls please!

 

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Pastry Baker

Bun Appétit Donuts

8 hours ago
8h ago

Fremont, CA

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Our donuts and pastries are made from scratch using finest and all natural ingredients. We are looking for passionate bakers who take pride in their work that work well in a fast paced environment. Experience with  viennoiserie such as croissants and danish is a plus. 2+ years experience in pastry baking in professional kitchen preferred. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. We look forward to hearing from you! 

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Mix, laminate, divide, shape, proof, fry donuts and bake pastries 

• Make fillings, glazes from scratch and decorate donuts and pastries

• Create seasonal items and new products

• Ensure product quality and consistency

• Operate bakery equipment within safety guidelines

• Maintain safe, sanitary prep stations and orderly work area

• Make lists of items to order and assist in keeping the kitchen organized

• Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50lbs.

• Work seamlessly with team members

• Performs other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Creative with attention to detail 

• Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized

• Ability to work independently and efficiently

• Strong communication skills

• Diligent and professional work ethic

• Punctual, flexible and dependable

• Available early morning hours

• Current California Food Handler card

BENEFITS

• Health and dental insurance after 90 days for full-time employees

• Paid time off for full-time employees

• Complimentary meal per shift

• Generous employee discount

• Opportunities for advancement

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Senior Stager / Interior Designer

Let's Stage It

1 day ago
1d ago

South San Francisco, CA

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Senior Stager / Interior Designer

Let's Stage It has been staging for over 12 years. Staging all over the Bay Area. We are looking for a young and mature go getter, who is organized, efficient and resourceful, to start ASAP.

You need to have an in-depth knowledge of contemporary design and art, great attention to detail. You will be staging and designing homes, making schedules, & over seeing the operations.

Requirements:

Candidate needs to have their own car and laptop

Knowledge of photoshop & In-Design

3-5 years experience as a designer

Portfolio and references required

Must be flexible in hours 

Assistant

Duties include:

  1. Provide administrative support, including scheduling
  2. Provide accounting and bookkeeping support
  3. Contribute to making Let's Stage It a collaborative, friendly, and continually improving organization

Minimum Requirements:

  • Professional and upbeat demeanor
  • Upbeat approach to working with our clients
  • Demonstrated experience of strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines
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Sales Associate

$14-18/hr

China Live

1 day ago
1d ago

San Francisco, CA

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 In life and in business, timing is so important! We recently just launched an innovative new restaurant and retail concept, China Live Market Hall. Send your resume now if you are a motivated and passionate team player who wants to be a part of an amazing team with a great future!

China Live’s Retail-Market features quality products designed to help guests bring flavors and experiences of China into their homes. The selection includes everything from fine dinnerware, cookware, cutlery and culinary ingredients including spices, condiments, gourmet oils and carefully curated teas.

Knowledgeable guides will assist guests with exploration and education through interactive tastings of products including a variety of soy sauce, vinegar, oils and spices.

Ideal candidates are outgoing, customer oriented and hard-working, and can work a flexible retail schedule including weekends and holidays. Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in customer service and/or sales, preferably in a culinary retail store. Lead position is also available.

Responsibilities:

Drive sales through visual merchandising and verbal communication.Sell our products by educating and engaging our customers.Stay up-to-date with our culinary products and industry knowledge.Maintain store’s visual appearance and stock levels.We encourage prospective candidates to learn more about us. 

For more information, visit www.chinalivesf.com. If you are one and want to join us, please submit your resume with a cover letter. We offer competitive salary and benefits. EEO/M/F/D/V 

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Voice/ Piano Teacher

$30/hr

Evolution Music Conservatory

1 day ago
1d ago

Glendale, CA

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Hello we are Evolution Music Conservatory and we are in search for a committed Vocal instructor to join our team here at the school! Come Teach and be apart of this amazing community of professional musicians and students!

Our school stands for giving students a professional music educational experience and helping them to reach their dreams of playing an instrument. We specialize in giving our students a real world musical experience with personal instruction from college educated and currently working musicians, building rock bands with them and working in our in-house recording facilities.

You would start part-time and we would gradually build your schedule to as many students as you wish. (You would be paid as an Independent Contractor.)

Specifically, we are looking for a Voice teacher (preferably one who plays piano). Vocal coach should be able to teach a variety of styles classical, pop, musical theatre, rock and opera.

All applicants need to have a degree in music and at least 2 years of teaching experience with a preference to children, teens, and adults. While all our teachers are professional musicians with fluid schedules, we do require them to be committed team players who can be available consistently at least once a week for a specific full business day/s (generally 1p-8p) for months at a time with few absences. Multiple days and times are of course available, with the understanding that your availability strongly impacts how quickly you can acquire students.

All interested applicants should email their resume and headshot to: evolutionmusicconservatory@gmail.com

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Cashier

$14/hr

Landmark's Clay Theatre

2 days ago
2d ago

San Francisco, California

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 Landmark  Theatres  has  been  the  largest  national  exhibitor  of   foreign  language  and independently produced  first-run  features  for   nearly  forty  years.  We  have  combined  our  knowledge  of  film   and  unique venues  to create a one of a kind movie going experience! We are currently seeking part time Theatre Staff for our Clay location in San Francisco.   Some   of   the   many   benefits   of   the   job   include   a    positive   and fun   work   environment; opportunities  for   advancement;  free  popcorn  and  soda;  select  concession  item   discounts; Magnolia  Home  Entertainment  title discounts;  401(k),   and a film lover’s dream: FREE MOVIES!   General Duties and Responsibilities: Under supervision of the theatre management staff, our theatre employees are responsible for: -Taking care of our guests efficiently, courteously and accurately  -Tearing tickets and providing directions -Assisting guests and teammates with sales and transactions  -Cleaning and maintaining theatre facilities, including food preparation areas, auditoriums and other facilities -Supporting a friendly, cinema-centric, guest service-oriented atmosphere through daily interactions with teammates and guests -Supporting all aspects of theatre operations by consistently providing unsurpassed guest service -Committing to a positive attitude and contributing to a teamwork-oriented team. -Displaying and cultivating passion for our company and the general film community -Understanding and applying any applicable health-codes and/or food-service guidelines   Our theatre is open 365 days per year and all employees are required  to be available on weekends, evenings and holidays.Qualified Candidates  have: an understanding of and experience in unsurpassed guest service the ability to communicate in a professional and courteous manner problem solving and decision making skills resulting in creative ways to improve operations and resolve guest challenges teamwork with guests and coworkers to create experiences that set our theatres apart and promote a fun work environment cultural and environmental compatibility with our theatre: sharing  enthusiasm and passion for the cinema, the arts, our business, and our  company experience with cash handling in a retail or food service environment availability on weekends, evenings and holidays, and flexibility to meet theatres’ availability requirements. 

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Studio Art Coordinator

$18-20/hr

Richmond Art Center

2 days ago
2d ago

Richmond, CA

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Schedule: Full-time: 40 hours/week; non-exempt; Tuesday through Saturday work schedule 

Supervisor: Studio Art Director   

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of the Studio Art Director, the Studio Art Coordinator coordinates the scheduling of quarterly classes and workshops in six studios; on site art tours; orders and maintain art supplies, and assists with developing activities for family day events. Work with the Studio Art Director and Ceramics Studio Manager in gathering feedback from the teaching artists, students and volunteers to maintain a harmonious and collaborative workplace culture.    

I. Studio Teaching Artists and Students: 

  1. Work with Studio Art Director in on-boarding of new Teaching Artists, developing and collecting Teaching Artists’ contracts, and providing them with enrollment rosters and studio updates.
  2. Assist in soliciting instructor proposals and tracking Teaching Artist’s availability, class materials list, lesson plans, photos and bios. 
  3. Assist with the planning and scheduling of quarterly studio classes, workshops, etc. 
  4. Assist in distributing and gathering class/teaching artist evaluations. 
  5. Work with Studio Art Director and Operations Manager in tracking and awarding scholarships for youth and adult recipients. 
  6. Assist with addressing teaching artists concerns about classes, and miscellaneous questions as needed.    

II.   Program Events: 

  1. Work with Studio Art Director, and Ceramics Studio Manager in planning and implementing seasonal family day events including the annual Holiday Arts Festival. 
  2. Support the Art in the Community and Exhibition and Communications staff in developing activities for on-site public programs and community events including the festivals, expos and fairs. 
  3. Oversee on-site art tours (schedule dates and art leaders, order supplies, prepare confirmations/invoices).   

III. Administrative Support for Studio Program

  1. Provide timely reports and updates on class enrollment and cancellation of classes.  
  2. When necessary, support class registration. 
  3. Order and maintain art supplies; maintain scheduling and payment of models. 
  4. Provide oversight of open studio schedules and studio monitors. 
  5. Work with the Studio Art Director, Ceramics Studio Manager and Operation Manager in assessing studio’s facility, equipment needs and setup needs for classes/workshops. 
  6. Maintain public studio calendar listings for scheduled classes, tours, rentals, etc.   

IV. Other:   Other duties as assigned by the Studio Art Director.     

  

  • Bachelor’s degree in the arts or related field  · Experience in teaching studio art and/or coordinating art programs for youth and/or adults.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.  
  • Familiarity with registration database systems.  
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple tasks in a busy environment. 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and independently motivated. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to organize data, schedules, tasks and projects. 
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Google Suite.   

  

  • Must be able to regularly lift 25lbs and climb an 8-ft. ladder.  
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate    

To apply, please submit the following materials via email:
Resume and a cover letter introducing yourself, stating how your work experience qualifies you for this position, how this opportunity supports your career goals. Also include the names and contact information for three professional references. Open until filled.
 

Send all materials to jobsapp@therac.org 

The Richmond Art Center is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and respects differences.  Principals only. Recruiters please don't contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities  

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Fashion Design/Social Media Intern

Nettle Studios

2 days ago
2d ago

San Francisco, CA

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We are looking for a fun Fashion Design/Social Media Intern to join our team! Nettle Studios is a small SF based brand that focuses on creating beautiful minimal clothing with deadstock and sustainable fabric. You can check out our design aesthetic and company's values at www.nettlestudios.com or on instagram @nettlestudios. This role is an unpaid part time internship with a flexible schedule of 5-10 hours a week.

Responsibilities:

-Cut and coordinate pattern pieces for production
-Maintain sundries library
-Organize samples and fabric library
-Coordinate social media posts and aesthetic
-Travel to attend trade shows and craft fairs

Qualifications:

-Experience in cutting, sewing, or draping
-Confidence navigating social media (twitter, instagram, facebook)
-Eye for good design aesthetic
-Tech savvy and a quick learner
-Fashion design, social media marketing, or graphic design portfolio
-Positive and can-do attitude
-Detail oriented and creative problem solver
-Bonus points if you dig champagne and perfectly pressed seams!

This role is perfectly suited for a student currently enrolled in and finishing their degree in fashion or fashion marketing. Although the position is unpaid for now, there is the potential for the role to evolve for the right candidate.

To apply, please send us a short but sweet email to nettlestudios@gmail.com explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. Please include any interests you may have or areas that you would like to learn about in the fashion industry. To be considered, please also include your favorite dessert in the message subject, your resume, and your portfolio as PDF attachments. 

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Studio Assistant

$18.00/hr

John McNeil Studio

3 days ago
3d ago

Berkeley, CA

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 Studio Assistant  

John McNeil Studio is a collective of strategists, writers, designers, filmmakers, technologists, musicians and photographers who help companies tell compelling stories and build brands. We love digital but embrace print. We are founded in aesthetics, but also in utility. We make things that make brands grow. We are currently looking for a Studio Assistant to join our team.

Our studio is a community of overachievers who excel at any project they are given, and we expect the same caliber of professionalism and passion from our assistants.  

In this position you will be providing general overall studio support such as reception duties (phones and greeting visitors/signing for packages), errands, organizing/purchasing/stocking supplies, setting up client and staff meetings and events, keeping the studio spaces tidy and organized and handle other daily responsibilities that enable a smoothly running studio. Additional responsibilities would include scheduling, filing and data entry. You will have the opportunity to be involved with our Limited Edition gallery and you will also participate in organizing our monthly studio socials, which includes collaborating on or creating a menu, prepping and cooking, among other related duties.  

The ideal candidate is a self-starter as well as a team player and can take on small routine tasks with as much enthusiasm and dedication as larger more interesting ones. This is a fast-paced environment; we need someone who is resourceful, has a positive attitude, can problem-solve, is patient, outgoing and adaptable, as well as detail-oriented and efficient and approaches work with optimism and a sense of urgency. You must be exceptionally reliable and trustworthy. Sensitivity to confidential projects and data is critical, as is the ability to maintain professionalism at all times.

 Requirements: 

  • At least two years of administrative/customer service experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • An avid interest in art, design, food, and culture
  • Confidence, poise, patience
  • Can remain calm under pressure 
  •  Experience with event coordination 
  • Ability to show up on time and ability to work full time with occasional overtime hours 
  • Working knowledge of Macs and applicable applications or ability to learn quickly 
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record 
  • A bachelor’s degree in an arts related field or social sciences

 

This is a full time position with a generous benefits package and a work week of Monday through Friday, hours 8:30am-5:30pm, starting ASAP. To apply, please visit https://johnmcneilstudio.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=49&source=localwise. If you do not apply through this link, it's possible you won't be considered for the position. Please, no phone calls or drop ins. Due to the amount of applicants, we are not able to respond to each inquiry.

 

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Driver

$14/hr

glassybaby

3 days ago
3d ago

San Francisco, CA

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glassybaby has opportunities available for enthusiastic, detail-oriented, Warehouse Operations Associate for to work our Berkeley Warehouse for the holidays (November to January), to keep our warehouse organized, transport/transfer and maintain inventory of our product and other supplies.  

  Apply for warehouse operations associate - seasonal  using the link below:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=glassybaby&jobId=72230&lang=en_US&source=CC3   

glassybaby are works of art, as unique as the individual who chooses one, formed by eight hands, born in the usa, citizen of the world, each one with its own name, one of a kind. kind of like you. physically, a glassybaby is a colorful, handblown glass votive made by hand in our hotshop. since day one, glassybaby has been all about giving, and giving back. in this spirit, 10% of our revenue goes directly to organizations that support people in all kinds of need. to date, glassybaby has donated more than seven million dollars to charities dedicated to healing. glassybaby has retail locations in the seattle/bellevue washington areas and we are expanding rapidly to the california bay area.

 

qualifications:

valid driver’s license, and individual auto insurance preferred (required for driving)

Professional, courteous, and clear verbal and written communication skills.

Self-starter and proactive; able to work independently without supervision.

Excellent work ethic.

Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted; twist, bend, crawl and reach above head required

Ability to work some evenings, weekends, holidays and on-call shifts when necessary

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Summer Program Director

$12k-14k/yr

Galileo Learning

3 days ago
3d ago

San Jose, CA

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Galileo is looking for program visionaries to direct current or new Camp Galileo and Galileo Summer Quest sites for the 2018 season. Summer Program Directors (internally referred to as “Camp Directors”) are outstanding educational leaders who assume overall leadership of a summer day camp location, including staff selection and management and day-to-day operations. Camp Directors provide instructional supervision for staff, interact daily with families and community members, and are truly the face of Galileo in the communities they serve. 

 

About Galileo

Founded in 2002, Galileo operates summer day camp programs at 50+ locations throughout the Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago. Our mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. We think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

We’ve been ranked one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the SF Business Times for eight years running, and over 97% of our summer staff say they would recommend working for us. Being a Galileo Camp Director means joining an organization that is a model of innovative learning, with a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply. 

 

Core Requirements

  • You're inspired by innovation education, youth empowerment, and creating safe, welcoming spaces
  • You're an experienced, creative, fun-loving educator.
  • You're a communicative, trustworthy leader. 
  • You’re an organized, problem-solving manager.
  • You’re ready to grow. 

 

Experience & Education

  • College graduate
  • Experience working with K-8th grade children
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Staff selection and management experience a plus
  • Ability to work part-time in spring, and full-time in summer
  • Readiness to stick around: we find that our team and team members benefit from a 3 year minimum commitment

 

Camp Director Responsibilities

Most Camp Directors have full time jobs during the school year, and commit 10-15 hours each week to their Camp Director role pre-camp with 3-4 additional weekends of training. 

 

Pre-Camp (January-June)

Pre-camp hours are a combination of remote/independent work and on-site duties (local to your assigned camp location).

  • Attend week-long training in January, overnight Staff Management & Operations training in April, and get-togethers
  • Weekly phone check-ins with your manager (Area Director) starting in January
  • Help generate enrollment and staffing at your camp through various marketing and/or staff recruiting activities
  • With the People Operations team, hire top-notch staff by driving staff retention, interviewing candidates, and extending offers
  • Help develop and lead all staff training

 

During Camp (Mid-June-Mid-August)

Camps run for 5-8 weeks, starting as early as early June and ending as late as mid-August, depending on location

  • Work full-time preparing for camp the week before camp begins, often at your camp location
  • Work on-site full-time, Monday-Friday for 5-8 weeks (depending on the duration of your camp; likely 55-65 hours/week)
  • Run daily operations of camp, creating a high energy, fun and creative experience for campers
  • Lead and manage staff, ensuring quality instruction, high energy, and overall performance
  • Communicate daily with parents and manager (Area Director)
  • Manage costs, including supplies and staffing
  • Develop relationships with facilities partners and ensure facility is well maintained and left in excellent condition

 

 

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Summer Program Director

$12k-14k/yr

Galileo Learning

3 days ago
3d ago

Chicago, IL

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Galileo is looking for program visionaries to direct current or new Camp Galileo and Galileo Summer Quest sites for the 2018 season. Summer Program Directors (internally referred to as “Camp Directors”) are outstanding educational leaders who assume overall leadership of a summer day camp location, including staff selection and management and day-to-day operations. Camp Directors provide instructional supervision for staff, interact daily with families and community members, and are truly the face of Galileo in the communities they serve. 

 

About Galileo

Founded in 2002, Galileo operates summer day camp programs at 50+ locations throughout the Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago. Our mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. We think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

We’ve been ranked one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the SF Business Times for eight years running, and over 97% of our summer staff say they would recommend working for us. Being a Galileo Camp Director means joining an organization that is a model of innovative learning, with a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply. 

 

Core Requirements

  • You're inspired by innovation education, youth empowerment, and creating safe, welcoming spaces
  • You're an experienced, creative, fun-loving educator.
  • You're a communicative, trustworthy leader. 
  • You’re an organized, problem-solving manager.
  • You’re ready to grow. 

 

Experience & Education

  • College graduate
  • Experience working with K-8th grade children
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Staff selection and management experience a plus
  • Ability to work part-time in spring, and full-time in summer
  • Readiness to stick around: we find that our team and team members benefit from a 3 year minimum commitment

 

Camp Director Responsibilities

Most Camp Directors have full time jobs during the school year, and commit 10-15 hours each week to their Camp Director role pre-camp with 3-4 additional weekends of training. 

 

Pre-Camp (January-June)

Pre-camp hours are a combination of remote/independent work and on-site duties (local to your assigned camp location).

  • Attend week-long training in January, overnight Staff Management & Operations training in April, and get-togethers
  • Weekly phone check-ins with your manager (Area Director) starting in January
  • Help generate enrollment and staffing at your camp through various marketing and/or staff recruiting activities
  • With the People Operations team, hire top-notch staff by driving staff retention, interviewing candidates, and extending offers
  • Help develop and lead all staff training

 

During Camp (Mid-June-Mid-August)

Camps run for 5-8 weeks, starting as early as early June and ending as late as mid-August, depending on location

  • Work full-time preparing for camp the week before camp begins, often at your camp location
  • Work on-site full-time, Monday-Friday for 5-8 weeks (depending on the duration of your camp; likely 55-65 hours/week)
  • Run daily operations of camp, creating a high energy, fun and creative experience for campers
  • Lead and manage staff, ensuring quality instruction, high energy, and overall performance
  • Communicate daily with parents and manager (Area Director)
  • Manage costs, including supplies and staffing
  • Develop relationships with facilities partners and ensure facility is well maintained and left in excellent condition

 

 

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Summer Program Director

$12k-14k/yr

Galileo Learning

3 days ago
3d ago

Los Angeles, CA

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Galileo is looking for program visionaries to direct current or new Camp Galileo and Galileo Summer Quest sites for the 2018 season. Summer Program Directors (internally referred to as “Camp Directors”) are outstanding educational leaders who assume overall leadership of a summer day camp location, including staff selection and management and day-to-day operations. Camp Directors provide instructional supervision for staff, interact daily with families and community members, and are truly the face of Galileo in the communities they serve. 

 

About Galileo

Founded in 2002, Galileo operates summer day camp programs at 50+ locations throughout the Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago. Our mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. We think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

We’ve been ranked one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the SF Business Times for eight years running, and over 97% of our summer staff say they would recommend working for us. Being a Galileo Camp Director means joining an organization that is a model of innovative learning, with a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply. 

 

Core Requirements

  • You're inspired by innovation education, youth empowerment, and creating safe, welcoming spaces
  • You're an experienced, creative, fun-loving educator.
  • You're a communicative, trustworthy leader. 
  • You’re an organized, problem-solving manager.
  • You’re ready to grow. 

 

Experience & Education

  • College graduate
  • Experience working with K-8th grade children
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Staff selection and management experience a plus
  • Ability to work part-time in spring, and full-time in summer
  • Readiness to stick around: we find that our team and team members benefit from a 3 year minimum commitment

 

Camp Director Responsibilities

Most Camp Directors have full time jobs during the school year, and commit 10-15 hours each week to their Camp Director role pre-camp with 3-4 additional weekends of training. 

 

Pre-Camp (January-June)

Pre-camp hours are a combination of remote/independent work and on-site duties (local to your assigned camp location).

  • Attend week-long training in January, overnight Staff Management & Operations training in April, and get-togethers
  • Weekly phone check-ins with your manager (Area Director) starting in January
  • Help generate enrollment and staffing at your camp through various marketing and/or staff recruiting activities
  • With the People Operations team, hire top-notch staff by driving staff retention, interviewing candidates, and extending offers
  • Help develop and lead all staff training

 

During Camp (Mid-June-Mid-August)

Camps run for 5-8 weeks, starting as early as early June and ending as late as mid-August, depending on location

  • Work full-time preparing for camp the week before camp begins, often at your camp location
  • Work on-site full-time, Monday-Friday for 5-8 weeks (depending on the duration of your camp; likely 55-65 hours/week)
  • Run daily operations of camp, creating a high energy, fun and creative experience for campers
  • Lead and manage staff, ensuring quality instruction, high energy, and overall performance
  • Communicate daily with parents and manager (Area Director)
  • Manage costs, including supplies and staffing
  • Develop relationships with facilities partners and ensure facility is well maintained and left in excellent condition

 

 

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Line Cook

$16/hr

Jamber Wine Pub

3 days ago
3d ago

San Francisco, CA

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Line Cook:

30 hours

Friday 6pm-12:30am

Saturday 1:30pm-12:30am

Sunday 1:30pm-11pm

Monday 5pm-8pm

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Carpenter

$18-23/hr

FB Designbuild, Inc.

3 days ago
3d ago

Berkeley, CA

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Carpenters Wanted

Working for FB Designbuild Makes Sense! 

 

We are a well-known professional design/build firm specializing in residential remodeling/renovation. We have a number of good customers, and most of our business comes from repeat customers or referrals. We do not want to turn away business! We are looking for a few outstanding individuals to become part of our team. We are looking for carpenters skilled in framing, doors/windows, decks, stairs, cabinetry and finish carpentry, etc.

You must have the following qualifications: Vehicle, Clean Driver's License, own most power and hand tools. able to work independently and as a team player +3 years experience working in the building/remodeling industry Good references (customers, businesses, and character)

Yes we have some benefits: full-time work, good pay, retirement program, power tool maintenance/supplies program, tax-free health insurance program, safety program and some company clothing.

But even more important than these features, let me tell you what makes our company so attractive and why people stay!

Every employee is important to us and valued. Customer satisfaction comes before profit. The company name is trusted, something you can be proud of! You are appreciated and build security because of your talents

If you want independence, security and rewarding work all at the same time, consider FB Designbuild, Inc.

www.fbdesignbuild.com

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Seasonal Recruiter

$17.50/hr

Galileo Learning

4 days ago
4d ago

Oakland, CA

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Galileo is looking for astute, service-minded Selection Specialists to join our fast-paced People Operations team. These seasonal team members are the first to greet our applicants, review resumes, schedule and conduct interviews, while embodying a constant commitment to candidate care. 

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

About Galileo

We think the world needs innovators. We also think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

It takes a village to bring best-in-class, ever-evolving camp programs to over 30,000 campers each summer. At HQ, we believe that we are Galileo; through the work of each contributor and team, we bring our values to life, and constantly make our company and culture better. We like each other, we joyfully work hard together, and united by a shared dedication to our mission to create a world of fearless innovators, we encourage innovation in everything we do. We’re also a certified B Corp, and uphold a company-wide commitment to .

The People Operations team is not your average Human Resources department. You’ll be on a team that approaches everything — from the way we attract and select candidates to the quality of service and the benefits offered to our employees — in a way that reflects the pride we take in hiring and retaining exceptional staff teams.

Core Requirements

  • You are inspired by Galileo’s mission and purpose. 
  • You’re a deeply accountable, performance-driven team-player. 
  • You take great pride in contributing your talents, leading to concrete success toward both team and individual goals. 
  • You can manage a variety of projects simultaneously, and keep your calendar in tip-top shape.
  • You’re excited to join a high-functioning team, and continuously seek feedback to learn and develop.
  • You care about people and the relationships you build with them.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively, while acting with a deep sense of empathy.

 

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years experience in an administrative role preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Suite and Google products
  • Ability to type at least 40 WPM
  • Inclusive mindset, with a deep commitment to building diverse learning environments
  • Skill at and experience with soliciting and implementing feedback to improve performance
  • Experience working with children or in an educational organization helpful, but not required

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help manage our summer staff applicant pipeline, reviewing resumes in our applicant tracking system
  • Leverage resources to swiftly summarize notes, and ultimately determine how best to direct candidates to hiring managers
  • Impeccably guide candidates and track associated communication throughout the hiring process
  • Be the first voice of Galileo to hundreds of candidates, exemplifying the special Galileo brand of candidate care
  • Skillfully and warmly deliver advocacy and service to candidates via email and phone

 

Schedule

  • Training: approximately 30-40 hours/week from Jan 4 - Jan 18
  • 28-40 hours/week from Jan 19 - Jun 1

 

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Jr. Recruiting Coordinator (seasonal)

$17.50/hr

Galileo Learning

4 days ago
4d ago

Oakland, CA

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Galileo is looking for an agile and service-minded coordinator to join our highly collaborative People Operations team. This seasonal team member supports all summer staff hiring process logistics — while also ensuring timely, informative, and gracious correspondence with both candidates and hiring managers. 

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

ABOUT GALILEO

We think the world needs innovators. We also think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

It takes a village to bring best-in-class, ever-evolving camp programs to over 30,000 campers each summer. At HQ, we believe that we are Galileo; through the work of each contributor and team, we bring our values to life, and constantly make our company and culture better. We like each other, we joyfully work hard together, and united by a shared dedication to our mission to create a world of fearless innovators, we encourage innovation in everything we do. We’re also a certified B Corp, and uphold a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact.

The People Operations team is not your average Human Resources department. You’ll be on a team that approaches everything — from the way we attract and select candidates to the quality of service and the benefits offered to our employees — in a way that reflects the pride we take in hiring and retaining exceptional staff teams.

Core Requirements

  • You are inspired by Galileo’s mission and purpose. 
  • You’re a deeply accountable, service-minded powerhouse. 
  • You take great pride in leveraging your administrative talents to support others. 
  • You can manage a variety of projects simultaneously, and keep your calendar in tip-top shape.
  • You’re excited to join a high-functioning team, and continuously seek feedback to learn and develop.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You care about people and the relationships you build with them.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively, while acting with a deep sense of empathy.

 

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years experience in an administrative role preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Suite and Google products, and able to pick up new systems quickly
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to engage professionally and enthusiastically with applicants and internal clients via phone and email
  • Skill at and experience with soliciting and implementing feedback to improve performance
  • Experience working with children or in an educational organization helpful, but not required

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate logistics of the candidate interview process, including the interview schedule, materials preparation, and more.
  • Deftly track all communication with thousands of summer staff candidates in our applicant tracking system, from pre-application inquiries to post-interview references.
  • Skillfully and warmly deliver guidance and service to candidates via email and phone.

 

Schedule

  • Training: approximately 30-40 hours/week from Jan 4 - Jan 19
  • 40 hours/week from Jan 22 - Jun 29

 

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Customer Service Specialist (seasonal)

$18/hr

Galileo Learning

4 days ago
4d ago

Oakland, CA

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Galileo is looking for a detail-focused, service-minded relationship builder to join our Customer Success team. The Customer Success Specialist will be the face of Galileo, spreading the word on our programs, welcoming families via phone and email, and guiding them through the enrollment process. This role is the perfect vehicle to grow in the business and marketing fields, as you’ll gain first-hand knowledge of what it takes to provide world-class service to thousands of customers.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

ABOUT GALILEO

We think the world needs innovators. We also think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

It takes a village to bring best-in-class, ever-evolving camp programs to over 30,000 campers each summer. At HQ, we believe that we are Galileo; through the work of each contributor and team, we bring our values to life, and constantly make our company and culture better. We like each other, we joyfully work hard together, and united by a shared dedication to our mission to create a world of fearless innovators, we encourage innovation in everything we do. We’re also a certified B Corp, and uphold a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact.

This isn’t your ordinary Customer Service department. Galileo’s Customer Success team is made up of relationship masters, whose work revolves around a deep sense of pride for Galileo’s programs and an unrelenting commitment to top-notch customer experience. You will join a team of charismatic problem solvers and storytellers, who always operate with thoughtfulness and empathy.

 

Core Requirements

  • You’re inspired by Galileo’s mission and purpose.
  • You’re a visionary collaborator and independent contributor. 
  • You can manage a variety of projects simultaneously, and are meticulous about the details.
  • You’re an organized problem solver and eager learner. 
  • You care about people and the relationships you build with them.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively, while acting with a deep sense of empathy.

 

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2 years experience in a customer service role
  • Demonstrated experience with the Microsoft Suite (CRM experience a plus)
  • Excellent attention to detail, with a professional, enthusiastic and warm phone presence
  • Experience with consultative sales in a high-touch customer service environment preferred, but not required
  • Skill at and experience with soliciting and implementing feedback to improve performance
  • Conversational understanding of or fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as the voice of Galileo, illustrating the camp experience to camper families and prospective clients
  • Promptly respond to a high volume of phone and email inquiries while maintaining excellent customer service
  • Uphold Galileo’s highest standards of service while serving as the main point of contact for parents and staff
  • Use Salesforce.com to accurately enroll campers and process refunds, cancellations, and session transfers.
  • Assist with Galileo’s financial assistance program by working with teammates to review and award assistance
  • Assist with mailings to customers and other projects as necessary to meet department and company goals

 

Schedule

  • Training: Dec 11 - Dec 15
  • Position begins Jan 2 and ends mid-August
  • Full and part-time schedules available

 

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Pick & Pack Warehouse Assistant (seasonal)

$14/hr

Galileo Learning

4 days ago
4d ago

Hayward, CA

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Galileo is looking for collaborative, detail-oriented Pick & Pack Assistants to join our fast-paced and friendly Warehouse team. These seasonal team-members are crucial to our company success, mindfully preparing camp supplies for shipment to over 70 locations across California and Chicago.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

ABOUT GALILEO

We think the world needs innovators. We also think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.

It takes a village to bring best-in-class, ever-evolving camp programs to over 30,000 campers each summer. At HQ, we believe that we are Galileo; through the work of each contributor and team, we bring our values to life, and constantly make our company and culture better. We like each other, we joyfully work hard together, and united by a shared dedication to our mission to create a world of fearless innovators, we encourage innovation in everything we do. We’re also a certified B Corp, and uphold a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact.

The Galileo Warehouse team are masters of multitasking and organization, successfully coordinating the purchasing, inventory management, and delivery of all camp materials. You will be on the team that provides thousands of young innovators with tools to tinker and create. Plus, you’ll do it in a place filled with glue sticks and googly eyes, pool noodles and paper mache. It’s behind-the-scenes magic in the making.

 

Core Requirements

  • You are inspired by Galileo’s mission and purpose. 
  • You’re a deeply accountable, performance-driven team-player. 
  • You take great pride in contributing your talents, often going above and beyond to help your team meet goals. 
  • You can manage a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • You’re excited to join a high-functioning team, and continuously seek feedback to learn and develop.
  • You care about people and the relationships you build with them.
  • You communicate clearly and effectively, while acting with a deep sense of empathy.

 

Required Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a production environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to professionalism,  accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to fulfill the administrative and physical demands of the position, including but not limited to: typing, writing, and reading; lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs; frequent standing, walking or kneeling; seeing, hearing, and speaking
  • Skill at and experience with soliciting and implementing feedback to improve performance

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pull, count, prepare, and pack thousands of camp supplies with timeliness and accuracy.
  • Perform vital and repetitive tasks with urgency, enthusiasm, and an eye for areas of improvement.
  • Bring ownership to your work and space, taking opportunities to maintain, organize, and beautify the warehouse.
  • Exemplify teamwork and find great joy in ensuring every camp has the supplies needed for a magical summer.

 

Schedule

  • 40 hours per week, January 8, 2018 – June 8, 2018
  • 6am to 2:30pm, Monday-Friday, occasional weekends

 

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Work-study Program Participant

The Nyingma Association of Mandala Organizations (NAMO)

4 days ago
4d ago

Berkeley, CA

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Mandala Training Program - Live, Work, and Learn in a Buddhist Community

Seeking dedicated idealists with interest in Buddhism and living in community.

We are looking for responsible, serious residents who are excited to explore a way of life centered on community, personal growth, and service to others. 

We offer a challenging and enriching work-study environment, where working to benefit others is the key to unlocking your inner potential.

Are you curious and creative? Do you love participating in a variety of activities, working in non-profit, team-oriented settings, and cooperating with others to accomplish a shared vision to bring goodness into the world? Then the Nyingma Mandala may be the perfect community for you. 

The program includes:

  1. Freshly-prepared vegetarian meals
  2. Housing in a community setting - either your own room, or with one roommate. 
  3. Classes on meditation, Tibetan yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, and more at the Nyingma Institute and Dharma College.
  4. Daily meditation and practices 
  5. Opportunity to transform work into a meaningful practice that leads to inner development and benefits others

Work-practice assignments may include:

  1. Copywriting, e-marketing, email design, website updates, social media
  2. Event planning and coordination, office administration 
  3. Grant-writing, both academic and for non-profits
  4. Sacred art projects, especially involving sewing
  5. Cooking vegetarian meals for groups
  6. Maintenance and property management, including gardening
  7. Bookkeeping 
  8. Volunteer management and coordination
  9. Information technology

We seek people who have the experience, education, or who have the aptitude and willingness to learn and develop the necessary skills in one or more of these areas. Special training will be provided for the sacred art projects. 

Selection Criteria:

  1. Willingness to fully participate in all program activities 
  2. Readiness to contribute energy and enthusiasm
  3. Open-minded, self-reflective, and ready to learn and engage deeply on inner and outer levels.
  4. Will follow all the program rules and abide by a simple Code of Conduct for the community. 
  5. Healthy and able to care for oneself, and without significant mental or physical health issues
  6. Comfortable with either office work or light physical work, or a combination 
  7. You do not need to be Buddhist, but you must be open, respectful, and curious about what we do. 
  8. Minimum commitment is 6 months 
  9. Couples are welcome.
  10. We are a drug-free community and ask that alcohol and meat not be brought onto the premises.

Please visit www.mandalatraining.org for full details about the program. 

We are located in the colorful and free-spirited city of Berkeley, with two locations near the University. The Mandala Training program offers a structure to help you work with and deepen your experience, with mandatory meditation and a class specially designed for full-time participants.

How to apply

Please visit our website to understand the details and nature of the program prior to applying. To apply, download the application on our website and email it to mtp@mandalatraining.org. Please also feel free to reach out with any questions or to chat about living and working with us! 

Email: mtp@mandalatraining.org 

Website: www.mandalatraining.org 

 

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Sales Associate

$10.50/hr

Vastra

4 days ago
4d ago

Atherton, CA

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I am looking for an enthusiastic and affable fashionista to assist our young startup at a private Holiday trunk-show in Atherton, California with sales of our sustainably produced dress line.Dates we need help
November 28th (11:00 AM- 2:00 PM)
November 29th - (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
November 30th - (8:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
December 1st, (8:30 AM - 1:30 PM)This is a temporary but paid position, the candidate will also have an opportunity get commission per piece sold. A great opportunity working with the designer directly and meeting discerning clientele who will be shopping for quality products at this private event. Assist the designer with sales and talk knowlegably about our product line.Please contact Namrita directly at 408-761-8678 or at namrita@namritachettiar.com.Namrita Chettiar
A Sustainable Luxury Brand
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namrita@namritachettiar.com | 408.761.8678

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studio assistant / fulfillment

hello shiso

4 days ago
4d ago

Berkeley, CA

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Small children’s accessories company needs a consultant to act as a part-time studio assistant for 5-10 hours/week, with the possibility of additional hours later on. You will need to work 2 days a week.

hello shiso is a small design studio designing well-made, modern girls’ accessories.  Our products are already sold in more than 200 stores around the world.  We are growing rapidly and we need your help!
The job is primarily to help with Shipping, but we will need help in all areas of running a small business.  
Responsibilities include:
• Packing/shipping orders
• Packaging merchandise
• Tracking inventory
• Minor administrative duties, including managing wholesale orders
• Customer service
• Additional jobs as they come up.
We are looking for flexible individuals with a can-do attitude.  Candidates should be well organized, efficient and attentive to detail, and must be able to work in a very small business environment. 

Please include a resume and a brief letter of introduction so I can get to know you.

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String Specialist / Sales Associate

$15-20/hr

Lamorinda Music

5 days ago
5d ago

Lafayette, CA

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Lamorinda Music is now accepting applications for a full-time Strings Specialist. We are a family-owned and operated full-line music store in charming downtown Lafayette, California. In addition to retail sales and instrument rentals, Lamorinda Music has 10 teaching studios and a busy repair business. We are a fast-growing vibrant store within a community that strongly supports the arts. 

Our shop staff repairs and maintains band and orchestra instruments from our own rental pool as well as customer and school instruments. We take pride in providing friendly service and advice to musicians of all levels - from beginning 4th graders to experienced adults. We are an authorized dealer for a range of high-quality, educator-approved instruments from Eastman, Century Strings, Yamaha, Conn-Selmer, and Buffet among others. 

We are looking for someone who will maintain our orchestral/strings rental fleet (violins, violas, cellos, and a few stand-up basses) and will work with customers on any issues they have with their instruments and provide guidance. This role will also work as a sales associate as needed and will assist in all aspects of the business that make Lamorinda Music a customer favorite. We will train a candidate in basic strings repair if necessary as long as they are proficient with at least one orchestral instrument, are eager to learn, and have a high attention to detail. 

Primary Duties

  • Set-up, repairs, and touch-up of orchestral instruments (training provided) - covering both customer instruments and our rental fleet, as well as restringing guitars, ukuleles, etc.
  • Assist customers with any issues with their orchestral instruments.
  • Assist with minor repair and cleaning of our band instrument rental fleet​

Additional Duties

  • Greet and help customers with merchandise selection
  • Ring up sales in computerized POS system
  • Help students choose an instrument to play
  • Input and explain instrument rental contracts
  • Explain teaching studios and refer accordingly
  • Help keep repair shop/store tidy, including vacuuming, bathrooms, etc.
  • Set up for events, recitals, and classes

Requirements

  • Proficiency with the violin, viola, cello, and/or string bass. Experience repairing/maintaining string instruments a strong plus. 
  • Professional, friendly demeanor and excellent customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Willingness to be flexible with hours during busy seasons, vacations, and events
  • Band instrument repair experience not required, but preferred

Compensation $15-20/hr. DOE, plus benefits (medical, dental, 401K match) and employee discount 

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Temp Position, Packaging and Gift Wrapping

$13/hr

Efy Tal Jewelry

5 days ago
5d ago

San Carlos, CA

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Hi local friends  

Our local jewelry company in San Carlos, Efy Tal Jewelry, (www.EfyTal.com) is looking for help jewelry packaging  During the hours that kids are in school is perfect, or even more.  

 

Here is a 1 minute video showing what packaging our jewelry is all about

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhR7aP6\_Ovs

 

This is a temporary job from now till x-mas but can turn into permanent job if good fit.  

 

come join our team and make someone's gift giving experience really special with all the little touches we put into our packaging.  must have nice handwriting :)  

 

$13 / hour with room to grow within the company if that is something that is interesting to you.  

 

Must have transportation, location is not walking distance from public transportation.

 

We are looking for Monday-Friday, flexible between the hours of 9am and 4pm. The more hours the better.   Saturdays a plus.

 

No experience necessary.  

 

to apply please send an email to: efytal@gmail.com  please make the subject line read: NextDoor - want to help out Efy Tal Jewelry with packaging in San Carlos  please tell me what hours you can reliably work.  We do need to be able to count on you to get our packages out :)

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Teaching Artist

$22/hr

Streetside Stories

5 days ago
5d ago

San Francisco, CA

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STREETSIDE STORIES TEACHING ARTIST
OUR MISSIONStreetside Stories cultivates the voices of young people from underrepresented communities by teaching them how to write, illustrate, and share stories that honor their personal experiences.
OUR STORYFounded in 1989, Streetside Stories is a nationally recognized community arts education nonprofit organization located in San Francisco’s Mission District. We believe that young people have important stories that deserve to be heard, and we hold a deep respect for students’ lived experiences. Our storytelling workshops engage young people in creative, inquiry-driven learning that focuses on developing their capacity as storytellers through literary arts, media arts and performance. We reach youth in grades K-8 and meet them where they are - in schools, afterschool programs, summer programs, community centers, and at public housing sites. Our programs focus on serving underrepresented communities, where the majority of the students are youth of color, and more than half are English language learners.
POSITION OVERVIEWStreetside Teaching Artists are hourly, nonexempt employees who facilitate between one and four 13-week workshops (that typically coincide with a school semester). Streetside’s programs are held after school, in school and at public housing sites and community centers in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are hiring for the 2017-18 school year, with additional opportunities for future employment. To be considered for this position, candidates must have availability either during the school day (8am-3pm), after school (3-6pm), or both. Candidates must also have access to reliable transportation.
Estimated hours per week for this position are between 5-20 hours depending on availability.
WHAT WE OFFER● A collaborative community of artists/ educators/ activists committed to the personal and professional development of all staff● Training and support in research-based methodologies and learning theories related to arts education and Creative Youth Development● A compensation structure that supports quality workshops. In addition to receiving compensation for time spent teaching, Teaching Artists are paid for their time setting up before and cleaning up after classes, lesson planning, meeting with Streetside staff, completing workshop-related paperwork, performing peer observations, and engaging in professional development opportunities (including monthly staff meetings and twice yearly professional learning community convenings). RESPONSIBILITIESTeaching & Lesson Planning● Create a collaborative culture of learning that supports youth in their development as storytellers and artists● Connect young people’s stories to a broader audience through a culminating showcase for families and communities at the workshop site● Design a multi-lesson workshop using Streetside’s methodology grounded in Creative Youth Development. Workshops must weave first-person storytelling through art forms, including: creative writing, journaling, photography, animation, comic books, performance, etc.● Teaching artists working during the school day will provide professional development in arts integration for classroom teachers outside of classroom time, and develop arts integrated lessons in collaboration with classroom teachers
Workshop Administration● Build positive relationships and communicate on a regular basis with all program partners including school and/or community based organization site staff, students’ families, and other Streetside staff to ensure quality spaces of learning● Attend a pre-workshop meeting with site staff● Set up before and clean up after each workshop● Complete and submit program paperwork, including lesson plans, student attendance, media release forms, timesheets, expense reports, final program reports, and student surveys in a timely manner● Participate in Streetside’s Professional Learning Community by:- Attending monthly staff meetings- Attending multi-day professional development trainings (twice per year)● Support outreach efforts to ensure student engagement in programs as needed● Routinely move equipment and  art supplies weighing up to 50 pounds for various workshop and events  QUALIFICATIONS● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in arts and/or arts education or equivalent experience● At least 2 years experience:- as an active artist (photographer, animator, illustrator, comic artist, creative writer, etc.)- as a teaching artist, preferably related to supporting youth in sharing their own stories- working in public schools or community-based settings with diverse groups of young people (including youth identified as English Language Learners, low-income, and/or underrepresented) between ages 5-14 ● Proficiency with Apple operating systems and Google Apps THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS● Confidence and focus in busy, non-traditional classroom settings● Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, plan ahead, and communicate effectively● Familiarity with designing inquiry-based lessons that grow out of an interaction between students’ interests and questions, the expertise of the teaching artist and the art form being studied● Commitment to Streetside’s mission● Excellent interpersonal communication skills and follow through● Spanish and/or Cantonese fluency
TO APPLYPlease email jobs[at]streetside[dot]org with Teaching Artist in the subject line, and include the following: 1) Resume that highlights paid and volunteer teaching experience and artistic practice2) Cover letter that includes your personal teaching philosophy and how it aligns with Streetside Stories’ mission3) 2-3 examples of your artwork (this can be in the form of a link or email attachment)Incomplete applications will not be considered. Qualified candidates will be invited to submit 2-3 references, a sample lesson plan, and samples of student artwork if available. The hiring process may include up to two interviews as well as an observation of your teaching practice. This position is open until filled.
Streetside Stories is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to uphold social justice values in all aspects of our work, from our programs to our organizational culture.

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Freelance Graphic Designer

$20-35/hr

Michael Friedes Design Associates

5 days ago
5d ago

Emeryville, CA

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We are looking for a LOCAL freelance Graphic Designer to work with us on ongoing projects. We are a high-end Interior Design firm located in Emeryville. 

We REQUIRE IN-PERSON meetings at our offices, but other than that most work can be done off-site.

Please submit your portfolio and hourly rate. 

Please Note: Applicants must have graphic design experience.

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Financial Aid Representative

Academy of Art University

7 days ago
7d ago

San Francisco, CA

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Looking for a career that makes a difference?   

Become a Financial Aid Representative at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and provide worthwhile guidance to students and their families.   

If you enjoy customer service we welcome your interest in joining the Academy of Art University. We have an opportunity for those that are passionate about making a difference in students' lives. 

The ideal candidate understands how to promote our educational mission through his or her daily interactions with students and their families, is comfortable working in a fast paced environment, and embraces daily challenges as opportunities for success. 

What you will do: 

· Independently manage a portfolio of students through the financial aid process 

· Analyze and evaluate student financial need and review funding sources including Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Pell Grant, Direct Loans, Private Loans and other financial aid programs 

· Inform and advise students and parents regarding eligibility and responsibilities of financial aid programs; interpret and explain policies, application procedures and availability of funding from various sources 

· Review and evaluate required documentation and package awards in accordance with established guidelines; interpret and apply Federal, State and Institutional regulations to determine and certify student eligibility 

· Track all financial aid documents 

· Keep students informed of their financial aid file status · Work with other departments on all continuing students who have not completed their financial aid file.    

Requirements: 

· Financial aid experience a plus! 

· Must have previous administrative and customer service experience 

· Excellent written and oral communication skills 

· Excellent organizational, time management skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities   

Benefits: Academy of Art University offers employees' health insurance, 401K Plan, paid vacation and holidays, and a commuter program. In addition we offer the following unique advantages: a tuition-free undergraduate class, health & wellness programs, access to University gym/pool & athletic games, and participation in various events such as our film festival, fashion show and gallery auctions.  

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Respite Provider/child care

$13-14/hr

Family Support Services

7 days ago
7d ago

Oakland, CA

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Seeking creative, energetic individuals to provide safe, short term (respites) in the homes of children with special needs.  The person will be responsible for helping with personal grooming, meals, homework, play - in and outdoors,  arts and crafts, along with assisting with activities that support their educational, social and emotional development, while working with parents to ensure safe caring environments that promote optimal interactions with their child or children.

The homes are located throughout Alameda and Contra Costa County.  The hours, and days are flexible, however, parents generally need respite care weekends, evenings, after-school and holidays. The children may be developmentally disabled, medically fragile, abused or at risk of being abused, drug exposed or in  foster care.

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Administrative Support, Temporary position

Academy of Art University

7 days ago
7d ago

San Francisco, CA

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Provide administrative and coordination support coverage for Academy for Art's Online Education department.

Assignment to start October 31st, 2017 and work up to five months.

This position will work up to 40 hours per week and will be located at 150 Hayes in downtown San Francisco.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Populate and maintain Filemaker databases
  • Send proctored and placement exams to students
  • Proctor onsite midterm exams for online students
  • Organize and forward completed proctored and placement exams
  • Manage mailings of course materials to students
  • Organize online student projects and contact students to facilitate the return of their work
  • Assist with emailing students and faculty
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2+ years previous experience as an Administrative Assistant
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently
  • Must be well-organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Friendly, outgoing, great customer service
  • Highly flexible and adaptable
  • Eager to learn and grow
  • Experience with Filemaker is a plus
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
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IT Service Desk Representative - Tier I Support

Academy of Art University

7 days ago
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San Francisco, CA

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The IT Service Desk Representative provides user support and customer service on company supported computer applications and platforms, in addition to troubleshooting problems and advising on the appropriate action.

  • Respond to requests for technical assistance in person, via phone, electronically
  • Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention
  • Track and route problems and requests and document resolutions
  • Follow standard service desk procedures
  • Log all service desk interactions
  • Administer service desk software
  • Direct problems to appropriate resource
  • Research questions using available information resources
  • Advise user on appropriate action
  • Prepare activity reports
  • Stay current with system information, changes and updates

Requirements:

Education and Experience 

  • Working knowledge of relevant software, hardware and other equipment
  • CompTIA or similar certifications a plus
  • Knowledge of relevant help desk applications
  • Knowledge and experience of customer service practices
  • Related experience and training

Key Competencies 

  • Customer service orientation
  • Problem analysis
  • Problem-solving
  • Adaptability
  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines

Benefits:Academy of Art University offers employees' health insurance, 401K Plan, paid vacation and holidays, and a commuter program. In addition we offer the following unique advantages: a tuition-free undergraduate class, health & wellness programs, access to University gym/pool & athletic games, and participation in various events such as our film festival, fashion show and gallery auctions. 

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