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PRINCIPAL SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELOR, FULL TIME SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT OUTPATIENT PROGRAM POSITION DESCRIPTION AND JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Union Position Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc. (Horizons), established in 1965, is a community-based organization located in the Mission District, and offers substance use prevention, treatment, employment, mental health and gender specific services, for Latino and other youth of color, ages 12 to 26, and their families, residing in the Mission District and the city and county of San Francisco.

Position Title: Principal Substance Use Counselor

Reports To: Executive Director (interim basis)

Program Summary : The Substance Use Outpatient Treatment Program (OP) provides culturally-rooted services that address the needs of youth in our community through individual, group, and family counseling, case management, collateral, and other healing-focused strategies such as art and music therapy, medicinal drumming, etc. Services are provided onsite, in the community including other CBOs, Juvenile Hall and San Francisco County Jails, at participating schools.

Responsibilities:

· Provide culturally and linguistically competent Substance Use Outpatient Treatment Services to youth and young adults ages 10-26.

· Work closely to with SFUSD and other City Department staff to coordinate referrals and service implementation to enhance a client’s experience and success in the program.

· Develop and implement an outreach plan and corresponding activities for the purpose of engaging youth in programming.

· Work collaboratively with Agency staff to increase knowledge and participation in OP services and initiatives, and support the facilitation of, and increase in, referrals and program support.

· Conduct client intakes, screening, and assessments to determine needs, strengths, supports, etc.

· Develop strength-based Plans of Care for each client and consistently monitor progress.

· Conduct individual, group, and family counseling, including follow-ups.

· Document and maintain up to date client files, progress notes, and plans of care while ensuring confidentiality, according to clinical procedures.

· Track client services and enter them into the AVATAR system on a daily basis, and within 24-48 of service provision.

· Act as an advocate for clients and families to ensure quality and responsive service delivery.

· Provide case management and collateral services that includes communicating regularly with schools, probation officers, social workers, family members and other caregivers, regarding client’s treatment progress, etc., when appropriate.

· Accumulate knowledge of, and coordinate services with other providers, when appropriate.

· Provide coordination support to achieve the mission and objectives of the Outpatient Program.

· Attend weekly Encuentro Clinical meetings, bi-weekly All Staff meetings and other funding source and required meetings.

· Attend all required trainings, including DMC ODS, documentation, other training's to stay abreast of program and service requirements.

· Participate in all relevant trainings (ASAM, DMC ODS, documentation, etc) to ensure knowledge and implementation of funding source requirement. · Perform other duties as requested by the Program Director, Treatment and Gender-Specific Programs.

· A minimum of 2.5 years working with at risk youth and their families.

· Must be a State Certified Counselor (or enrolled in an accredited institution and in the process of obtaining certification), through the CCAPP California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals certification credentials in CADC, CATC, or CCAPP.

· Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

· Knowledge in Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, MET/CBT 5 treatment models.

· Knowledgeable of clinical treatment, healing arts, intervention techniques, and approaches to youth development. · Knowledge and ability to use Avatar system for all documentation.

· Experience working with youth within the juvenile justice system, youth with disabilities, youth with co-occurring disorders, and/or gang-affiliated, etc.

· Able to maintain confidential, accurate, and complete records including documentation of daily encounters; progress notes; weekly and monthly reports, etc.

· Must be a self-starter and able to organize/coordinate services/workflow in a flexible setting.

· Excellent organizational, communication, written, and verbal skills.

· Ability to work as a member of a team and work outside of regular business hours (that may include evenings, weekends, before and after hours).

· If in recovery, must be clean and sober for at least two continuous years.

· Must be able to pass a background check and clear a TB test before first day of employment.

· Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to operate the agency van.

This is a full-time, permanent position after successful completion of a 6-month probation period. Eligible for benefits (medical, dental, vision plan, accidental life and AD&D insurance) on the 1st of the month following 1 full month of continuous employment. Other benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. The hourly wage ranges from $21.34-$24.73.

 

Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, culture, age, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. Women and People Of Color Are Encouraged To Apply.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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Are you a skilled Major Gift Officer who believes in lending your skills to end hunger? If so, consider being a Major Gift Officer for the San Francisco Marin Food Bank.

The SF Marin Food Bank is comprised of a dedicated team of approximately 150 staff working collaboratively to provide close to 50 million pounds of food to over 210,000 people in the Bay Area – a region where 1 in 4 people are at risk of hunger. We are currently looking for a Major Gift Officer to help in leading our program efforts of our organization. See job description below and apply today if you would like to join us in our mission to end hunger.

POSITION PURPOSE

This role is one of three Major Gifts Officer positions on the Leadership Gifts Team. The position reports to the Director of Leaderships Gifts and manages a portfolio of approximately 150 major gift prospects and donors including the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of such donors and prospects giving $10,000 + range. This position is an ideal opportunity for a collaborative and experienced development professional to join a high-performance team securing over $6 million in annual operating contributions and developing the pipeline and relationships for San Francisco-Marin Food Bank’s $40 million capital campaign. This role is key to the Development team which presently raises approximately $20 million annually. The position requires travel throughout San Francisco and Marin counties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

Portfolio Management (75%)


  • Directly manage a portfolio of 120-150 donor and donor prospects capable of making a gift of $10,000+ utilizing major gift best practices.

  • Build and maintain relationships to implement strategic solicitation of donors for gifts that reach full philanthropic capacity.

  • Devise and implement cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies tailored to each donor.

  • Complete and log face to face meetings with donors.

  • Develop, write and present proposals that align the needs of San Francisco-Marin Food Bank with donor intent and capacity.

  • Leverage volunteer opportunities, site visits, special events, and donor benefits as cultivation and engagement tools.

  • Develop expert familiarity with programmatic offerings; maintain current knowledge of key developments in Food Bank programming and advocacy efforts as they occur.

  • Represent the Food Bank at external functions and events.

Administrative (15%)


  • Actively monitor portfolio results and modify strategy as necessary.

  • Participate in prospect management meetings to collaborate with fellow giving officers on complicated cases, engage in donor pipeline management, and craft high level, multi-tiered solicitations.

  • Regularly update proposals, track Moves Management activity and document long term strategy using Raiser’s Edge.

Collaboration (10%)


  • Engage Executive Suite, Board Members, Director of Leadership Gifts, program staff and volunteers in fundraising efforts as appropriate.

  • Participate in advancing all Development team priorities forward including special events, corporate & foundation giving, planned giving, and volunteer recruitment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS


  • Relationships within the portfolio are regularly advanced and the overall monetary value of the portfolio is increased.

  • Relationships and strategies are tracked and can be demonstrated and measured within Raiser’s Edge.

  • The number of face to face visits for the portfolio continues to increase over time.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:


  • Bachelor degree required.

Required knowledge:


  • Understanding of the role of Development and Major Giving Program within the context of a nonprofit organization.

Experience required:


  • A minimum of six years of experience in fundraising; experience in individual giving, annual fund program, or role with frontline fundraising preferred.

  • Strong track record of success managing and growing a portfolio of five-six figure donors

  • Previous experience in Raiser’s Edge preferred or knowledge of similar CRM tools.

  • Successful track record of interacting with donors, volunteers, colleagues, board, and executives at the highest level

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

ENVIRONMENT: Standard office with occasional travel to program sites

FINGER DEXTERITY: Requires typing on standard computer.

TALKING: Ability to speak on phone and face to face.

HEARING: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

REPETITIVE MOTIONS: Frequent and regular movements using the wrists, hands, and fingers.

AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to view computer screens and documents.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH: NOT APPLICABLE.

COMMUNICATION AND COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of complex intellectual and practical problems.

MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to perform advanced math skills, use decimals to compute ratios and percentages, and to draw and interpret graphs.

LANGUAGE ABILITY: Fluency in English.

SALARY: Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holidays, vacation, and sick time.

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is a nonprofit, after-school program building confident, healthy girls in 3-8th grades. Our organization serves 2,000 girls each year across 5 Bay Area counties. The Girls on the Run program provides an interactive way to learn about healthy living, which includes lessons on important topics such as goal-setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect, while training for a culminating 5k run/walk distance. The innovative curriculum teaches girls to listen and open up, while also encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle and harness the inner strength that they possess. Our important mission is accomplished by giving girls the tools to make positive choices for a healthy body and mind, while reducing the many risks they face today. 

Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity, and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization. 

We are seeking a Project Coordinator to play a critical role in our capacity to serve more girls. Throughout the course of the year, you will interact remotely with a dynamic, fun group of staff. You will obtain marketing skills, learn more about project management, understand the workings of a fast-paced non-profit organization, gain knowledge of talent acquisition, and build your network of professional connections! This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to professionally develop within a variety of areas, including marketing, operations, recruitment, project management, etc. We are looking for a self-starter who is mission-driven and has demonstrated leadership skills!  

 

Job Duties: 


  • Work with staff to recruit 100+ volunteer coaches for fall and spring seasons

  • Provide weekly updates to Program Director during placement period leading up to season launch: communicate placements and support all aspects of volunteer coach pipeline

  • Assist Program Coordinator with tracking volunteer paperwork requirements and other on-boarding tasks

  • Support online coach training to ensure a high quality event

  • Research and develop contacts for programs at home, school groups, parks, etc. 

  • Build relationships in area organizations and community groups to find new recruitment channels

  • Opportunities to modify current processes for optimization

  • Collaborate with marketing team to promote coaching opportunities through social media

 This is an Americorp VISTA position from October 2020 - October 2021. Please apply here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=98996 


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Job Description


The Substance Abuse Counselor ensures the coordination of substance abuse counseling services for Crossroads residents, including the provision of individual counseling and facilitation of on-site recovery groups so that clients achieve stability.   Groups should occur during the day and evenings to ensure that scheduling meets client needs. 


This position works closely with the Crossroads’ Medical Case Manager, Outreach/Health Coach and other shelter case management staff to ensure that contractual goals and objectives are met (i.e. client stability and permanent housing placements). The Substance Abuse Counselor shall maintain a caseload of 20 people for individual counseling. Due to the pandemic, groups will be limited to three groups per week, 10 individuals per group.                                                 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Service Delivery



  •  Makes sure that newly referred residents receive scheduled appointments within first three days of referral

  •  Ensures that each resident receives an assessment of mental health and substance abuse needs within seven days of initial contact

  • Develops a recovery service plan within the first two weeks of initial contact for all residents participating in the program

  • Guarantees that all residents (and in particular HOPWA clients) are provided on-going support and referrals, via individual counseling sessions

  • Conducts weekly individual counseling sessions

  • Leads weekly recovery groups

  • Connects exiting residents to long-term support and recovery services prior to program exit via referrals to community based service providers

  • Ensures that recovery groups are supportive and focused on recovery strategies and are well planned


 ADMINISTRATION



  • Documents all individual counseling sessions via progress notes and client contact logs

  • Makes sure that all groups are documented properly, via sign-in sheets

  • Ensures that outside-agency referrals are documented and verifiable with supporting documentation

  • Responsible for maintaining current statistical information and tracking logs for reporting purposes

  • Complete HOPWA Tracking Log, ensuring regular updates as necessary and assist with the completion of HOPWA Caper reports. 

  • Complete all required HMIS requirements

  • Responsible to gather statistical data for program grants reporting

  • Responsible for arranging and ensuring that NA/AA groups receive the administrative support and structure needed to serve client needs

  • Invites guest speakers to present to client support groups and staff as needed and as available


MODELING BEHAVIOR



  • Promote a healthy living environment for residents by modeling a positive, professional demeanor

  • Promote a healthy work environment for team members by modeling a positive, professional attitude at all times


Other duties as assigned                                  


QUALIFICATIONS



  • CADAC (California Administration of Drug and Alcohol Certification)

  • 5 years experience working with individuals and families with substance abuse and mental health issues.  Knowledge and experience implementing Harm Reduction strategies

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and supportive housing setting

  • Must be compassionate and have strong knowledge of the dynamics of homelessness, substance abuse and mental health

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be thorough, well organized and competent in managing detailed case files and tracking systems

  • Competent computer skills and knowledgeable in accessing the internet


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: CADAC and 5 years experience working with low income individuals and families with substance abuse and mental health issues.  Knowledge and experience implementing Harm Reduction techniques required. 


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  English, second language, especially Spanish or American Sign Language, a plus


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  College level                          


REASONING ABILITY:  Must have the ability to utilize good judgment and make sound decisions when interacting with residents and staff members.  Good sense of personal limitations and ability to maintain professional boundaries.


COMPUTER SKILLS:  Working knowledge of Word and Excel programs and demonstrated ability to access and navigate the internet.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: CADAC (California Administration of Drug and Alcohol Certification), California driver’s license and insurance.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires the ability to sit for the majority of the work shift.  Good listening skills are required.  Annual tuberculosis screening required.  Must be ambulatory.          


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  This job requires employee’s to work in an office environment with clinical space.  The lighting system used in the building is fluorescent lights.


 


 


Company Description

Founded in 1990, EOCP is a dynamic and growing organization that provides safety net and rapid re-housing services to a diverse base of homeless individuals in Alameda County, including single adults, families, young adults, seniors and people living with HIV/AIDS.


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