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  Community Support Network ​is a nonprofit agency that is an innovator in providing effective tools, support, housing, and dignity to individuals with mental health and other life challenges. We are dedicated to creating a compassionate, healthy, and safe society by empowering people at risk to achieve stability and to realize their individual potential.  

Community Support Network is seeking a qualified, experienced individual to help coordinate a new, 8 bed Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Permanent Supportive Housing program in Santa Rosa.

Responsibilities will include: 


  1. Performing outreach in cooperation with other TAY friendly organizations.  

  2. Administering the VI-SPDAT for TAY and ANSA to assess client need and progress.  

  3. Working collaboratively with the county-wide Coordinated Entry program to enter homeless youth into the program.  

  4. Following HUD and Housing First guidelines within this program.  

  5. Facilitating weekly Seeking Safety groups to teach and reinforce positive coping skills related to recovery from trauma and substance abuse issues. CSN is certified to teach Seeking Safety.  

  6. Engaging residents in a variety of activities that will support their growth in the areas of education, employment, mental health, physical health, substance abuse, and nutrition.  

  7. Developing goals with each resident that will include engaging outside support services.  

  8. Developing positive collaborative relationships with a variety of community based organizations that have agreed to support the success of the TAY involved in this program.  

  9. Meeting with the Program Director on a weekly basis to discuss case management issues and program fidelity.  

  10. Work in collaboration with the Resident Monitor to ensure a culture of compassion and accountability is established and maintained in the program.  

  11. Maintaining all of the legal and ethical standards of the mental health profession. 

Full time, hourly position, 40 hours per week. Wage range $21.00 to $23.00 per hour. ​

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, retirement plan, life insurance and sick & vacation time.  

Position Requirements:  

● Experience with trauma informed/specific practices, cultural competency related to TAY street culture, ethnic minority groups, and LGBTQ friendly.  

● Must have experience with adolescents or 18-24 year olds  

● Must have physical ability to actively complete all job duties  

● Must pass criminal background check  

● Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation 

●  Masters in counseling or social work preferred 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Jean Clifford, CSN’s Human Resources Coordinator through this posting.   

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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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Clean Water Action is looking for full time, long-term activists to help protect our environment. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates!

DESCRIPTION As a Clean Water Action Community Organizer, you will work on grassroots environmental and public health campaigns. This position involves environmental education, petitioning, fundraising, and political organizing. 

You will learn strategic communication and analysis skills and gain experience in grassroots lobbying, nonprofit management, political organizing, and fundraising. Our staff consists of committed, professional, highly skilled activists. New employees receive extensive training and continuing support on issue knowledge and campaign skills. All staff members receive regular updates given by political staffers within our organization. 

You will gain a strong sense of pride in knowing you are making a difference, knowledge of effective grassroots organizing and campaign strategies, and strengthened communication skills.

Requirements include an ability to thrive in and support a team dynamic, a positive attitude, strong verbal communication skills, interest in environmental and public health issues, motivation, and energy.  Campaign experience is helpful but not required. 

Daily responsibilities include: 

▪ Mobilizing communities by political district. Speaking with community members at their homes and getting them involved in CWA campaigns. 

▪ Educating community members and raising awareness of environmental and public health issues. 

▪ Raising funds to keep Clean Water Action independent and self-sustaining. 

▪ Generating letters to government representatives. 

▪ Working to elect clean water advocates to public office. 

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About Street Soccer USA: Street Soccer USAis a national non-profit organization that uses the power of soccer to help people of all ages and background discover their strengths and take positive steps forward in their lives. 

Our unique curriculum connects soccer skills to life skills, giving our players the tools they need to unlock the promise in themselves. By hosting community based events, and showing up to weekly practices, we create the space for people to come together and feel empowered.

Position Summary: The Site Coordinator is responsible for the development and execution of SSUSA’s sport for social change programming at our targeted San Francisco Sites. The Site Coordinator ensures quality execution by coaches, staff and volunteers of USA's mission and methodologies. The Site Coordinator is responsible for cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with Street Soccer USA partners at San Francisco Program Sites, scheduling and supervising coaches and volunteers, effectively marketing and communicating SSUSA information to program participants, accurately reporting on programmatic impact, and ensuring SSUSA administrative requirements are met.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.


  • Lead coaching sessions in your district (s), create program schedules and ensure that all stakeholders (partner agencies, coaches, participants, etc.) across San Francisco Program Sites have current documents;

  • Aid in coach recruitment and support coaches and mentors to deliver SSUSA programming;

  • Identify needed resources and devise and execute plans to secure resources at assigned San Francisco Program Site (including equipment, supplies and playing space, if necessary); Ensure that resources are delivered to program sites in a timely manner, are appropriately distributed to coaches and are inventoried and stored securely to minimize loss;

  • Work with Program Partners to devise a system for delivering best highest possible program quality

  • Complete monthly “Site Reports” to the SF (PDM) which evaluate successes and areas for improvement (designed to notify PDM about Program Sites programming);

  • Ensure understanding of and compliance with SSUSA safety, curriculum, communications and other policies by all staff and volunteers;

  • Oversee maintenance and documentation of participant records, including full entry of participant information into Salesforce.com database ensuring that participant records are complete, accurate, up to date and easily shared with the SSUSA team at all times.

  • Lead Coach at program sites in your San Francisco District (s)

  • Beyond the initial training of coaches to deliver the SSUSA methodology, support coaches in developing lesson plans which are aligned with the SF PDM’s and SSUSA methodology;

  • Oversee SSUSA Coaches Feedback Card (Evaluation Process)

  • Support in building out Neighborhood Specific Street League Street League Community Clubs (Elementary School, Middle School, Transitional Aged Youth) 

  • Attend local Community Meetings, PTA Meetings, and CBO Collaboration Meetings 

  • Oversee the design and delivery of culture-building program events including Street Soccer Fests, Leagues and Exposure Outings;

Education, Experience & Qualifications:


  • GED

  • Strong management skills including managing multifaceted programs to yield successes and growth.

  • Strength in recruiting, managing, and retaining individuals / teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility and performance.

  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details.

  • Enthusiasm for and preferably experience playing/coaching soccer.

Compensation & Tenure


  • Compensation based on qualifications and experience

  • This is a monthly stipend role beginning , and renewed seasonally with the intent for it to evolve into a contracted, full time position.

Education, Experience & Qualifications:


  • GED

  • Strong management skills including managing multifaceted programs to yield successes and growth.

  • Strength in recruiting, managing, and retaining individuals / teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility and performance.

  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details.

  • Enthusiasm for and preferably experience playing/coaching soccer.

Compensation & Tenure


  • Compensation based on qualifications and experience

  • This is a monthly stipend role beginning , and renewed seasonally with the intent for it to evolve into a contracted, full time position.

How to Apply?

Please email   with a resume and cover letter demonstrating why you’re qualified for and interested in the position.

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Are you looking for meaningful work that is challenging, inspiring and fun? Maybe you like animals. Maybe you care about your community. Maybe you have an interest in great food and cooking. Maybe you like going to festivals and shopping. Maybe you like art. These are some of the interests of the people we support. At Northstar, we believe that everyone has the right to live independently. Our mission is to support individuals with developmental disabilities so they can live in their own homes and lead rewarding, fulfilling lives.

Part time OR Full time! We have both! Are you juggling other activities and commitments and need a job that fits your busy schedule? Perhaps you are winding down in your life after your full-time career, are not yet ready to fully retire, and still need or want to work. NorthStar Supported Living Services offers full time or part-time jobs with flexible schedules to fit your life.

Put your skills, talents and interests to work and get paid for it. If you are ethical, flexible, creative, responsible, reliable, enjoy solving problems, are a good listener, and are looking for a job that is challenging, inspiring and fun, we would like to talk to you.

Experience is preferred, but not required. A positive attitude and a desire to be of service goes a long way at NorthStar. Our excellent training classes will help ensure you are competent and confident in doing your job.

Check out our website for information and application or call Chrissy at 530-919-7128 for more information.

Excellent references, driver's license, safe vehicle with insurance is needed and criminal background check required. We have immediate openings to supporting people in El Dorado County, Carmichael,  Auburn, Grass Valley. Several shifts and schedules are available and may include weekends, weekdays, and/or weeknight hours.

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Under the supervision of the Associate Executive Director, the Director of Community Outreach plays a key role in raising the profile of JFCS in the community by building relationships with individuals and organizations and encouraging their involvement in JFCS. The Director develops, implements and evaluates community and volunteer initiatives that extend our services to clients and connects community with JFCS. The Director is based in the San Francisco office but with agency wide responsibilities; the Director understands and assists in meeting budget and services goals, understands the mission and objectives of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and works within the limitations of the Agency’s resources and performs all duties in compliance with agency standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Management


  • Leads an ongoing community outreach program to increase awareness of services, service opportunities, and the support needs of JFCS. Develops and implements strategies for targeted outreach to engage community individuals and organizations with JFCS and to recruit volunteers, attracting a cadre of trained, motivated and engaged volunteers to support the programs of JFCS and the clients served.

  • Develops and oversees a portfolio of state-of-the-art volunteer programs that engage community members and addresses the interests and needs of adults, seniors and families to provide meaningful services to JFCS clients and support for JFCS’s operations.

  • Oversees agency-wide efforts to engage young adults with JFCS through affinity group programming, service opportunities and leadership development.

  • Supervises staff as assigned, complying with all agency policies and procedures. Ensures compliance of all volunteer coordinators with Agency registration and data tracking requirements.

  • Prepares reports and statistical information for Agency Executive Management and Development Department staff and assists in producing reports to funders, and as requested.

Program Operations


  • Ensures that volunteer program policies and procedures reflect best practices in the field of volunteer management and Jewish service learning. In collaboration with senior management, evaluate the effectiveness of current volunteer programs. Initiates new programs or redesigns existing programs to address changing program and client needs as well as volunteer demographics and interests.

  • Manages volunteer inquiries, develops, implements and evaluates volunteer screening, orientation and training programs that effectively prepare volunteers for the range of services they provide and that effectively link volunteer service to Jewish values and traditions.

  • Creates standardized and program-specific volunteer orientation and training materials, ensuring that all materials are kept up-to-date. Develops volunteer program and policies and procedures to ensure that all volunteers are appropriately screened, trained, supervised and recognized throughout the agency.

  • Develops outcomes/benchmarks that enable tracking of volunteer and client satisfaction across a range of measurable factors. Manages client and volunteer feedback, ensuring that problems are handled in a timely manner.

  • Complies with the JFCS Policy and Procedure Manual and other Agency standards of performance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Development and Marketing


  • Participates in donor development through individual and group presentations in coordination with the Development department. Works closely with Development staff to insure that direct service volunteers with financial capacity are made aware of opportunities for financial investment in our services and that direct service volunteers and staff who supervise them understand the funding needs of JFCS.

  • Oversees and implements special initiatives that involve donors with the Agency, with the goal of providing them with a meaningful hands-on service experience, including, but not limited to the Dream Team volunteers and Food Pantry Corps.

  • Works with Marketing Department to ensure that program materials, including print and on line materials, are up to date and effective

Direct Services


  • Oversees the San Francisco Holiday Outreach program, including recruiting volunteers for assembly and delivery of holiday bags, organizing and facilitating holiday bag assembly in a manner that reflects the principles and practices of Jewish Service Learning, and establishing an annual schedule of holiday bag delivery.

  • Oversees and implements direct service volunteer program in the San Francisco region as assigned. This may include but is not limited to Young Professionals Community Connections, Canine Corps, Senior Companion Program, Menches on the Go, Chicken Soupers, Safe at Home, and others programs as developed and assigned. Activities may include home assessment of clients referred to the program to; recruitment, screening and training of new volunteers; matching clients with volunteer and providing regular on-going support to volunteers to ensure the success of the match and to help solve problems that arise.

Physical Demands

The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.

  • May be required to lift up to ten (10) pounds.

  • The person in this position requires communication with departmental staff, employees, and outside clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • Exposure to low to moderate noise levels characteristic of working in an office environment.

Job Qualifications


  • BA required

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in volunteer management required

  • Knowledge of Jewish traditions, holidays, and customs and of the Bay Area Jewish Community

  • Supervisory experience required

  • Sensitivity to the needs of the populations served by JFCS

  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Desire to work in a social service setting required. Commitment to and enthusiasm for the mission, goals, and objectives of the Agency

  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and ability to work well with other people.

  • Proven ability to coordinate logistics for large scale community events

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office software programs.

  • Superior organizational/project management skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and complete projects with a minimum amount of direct supervision

Compensation

This is a full time, salaried, exempt position with benefits. Competitive compensation will depend on experience and proficiency level. We offer a robust array of benefits including: medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; 403(b) plan; life and disability insurance.

Application Process

Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] with Director of Community Outreach in your subject line.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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ASSISTANT COMMUNITY MANAGER – Encina Meadows Apartments, Goleta, CA

The Towbes Group, Inc., a premier property management company with over 60 years in the Central Coast, seeks a full-time experienced Assistant Community Manager to assist the Community Manager in the day-to-day operations at Encina Meadows Apartments, our 168 multi-family community in Goleta. Tucked away in a quiet Goleta residential neighborhood, just steps away from the area’s finest shopping and dining, Encina Meadows offers residents a unique opportunity to enjoy comfortable living in a relaxed environment and where we invite you to apply.

In addition to traditional property management responsibilities; the Assistant Community Manager works in conjunction with the Community Manager to lease units, resolve tenant concerns, coordinate service requests, host community functions, and other administrative duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Greeting prospective residents

• Professionally presenting the community features and benefits

• Answering incoming calls

• Inspecting models and market ready vacancies to ensure cleanliness

• Correctly complete lease applications and assisting with verifying and qualifying applicants

• Completing guest card information

• Following up with prospects

• Following up on all paperwork related to the leasing of the apartment units

• Hosting community functions

• Schedule and order vendors for available apartments

• Assist Community Manager with monthly reports

• Light accounts receivable and payable processing

Qualifications

• Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge of Yardi and Microsoft Office software

• Class A sales and leasing experience

• Basic accounting knowledge and the ability to perform intermediate mathematical functions

• Must be able to tour prospective clients, to include walking the community and climbing stairs

• Excellent customer service skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Knowledge of leasing terms

• Up-to-date on Fair Housing Laws

The position is full time; however, must be flexible and available to work weekends and at community events. We offer a competitive salary, a rewarding work environment, complete health care benefits, 401k plan and company match, paid vacation/sick time programs.

This position may require living on-site and a free apartment may be included as part of the compensation package. A clean DMV record, proof of vehicle insurance, background check and pre-employment drug test will also be required. If you are an enthusiastic property management professional, enjoy a team oriented environment, this may be the position for you! EOE

No walk-in applications accepted at Encina Meadows. To apply for this position, please click on the link below to access The Towbes Group career site

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Reading Partners is changing the education landscape. We are a leader in working to solve the literacy crisis in our country by leveraging community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members in under-resourced elementary schools. Our dedicated and expansive volunteer base provides one-on-one tutoring to students twice weekly, and our program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as successful and confident readers in school and in life. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization, and our greatest resource; we are all passionately rallied around our mission to help children become lifelong learners by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction that works. Join our stellar team leading the charge to deepen our impact and expand our service. Learn more about us at www.readingpartners.org.

AmeriCorps/VISTA engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Since the program’s founding in 1994, over 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing more than 2.3 million volunteers for the organizations they serve.

The Role

The National Community Engagement Coordinator will develop and document new/improved systems, best practices, and tools for to support the growth and quality of volunteer recruitment, volunteer onboarding, and volunteer engagement for Reading Partners. This role is supervised by Reading Partners’ National Community Engagement Manager. Reading Partners VISTAs offers an amazing chance to give back through capacity-building roles. As a VISTA, you’ll receive benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career. Our top VISTA National Community Engagement Coordinators are ambassadors for service, demonstrate a passion for relationship and systems development, and strongly believe in our vision and values.

What you’ll do & how you’ll do it:

Volunteer Recruitment Analysis - Research, create, and implement systems that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of online volunteer recruitment for Reading Partners.


  • Research potential tools and strategies for testing effectiveness of online recruiting sources and strategies by evaluating optimal language, ad-testing, calls to action, photos, etc. for delivering volunteer sign-ups.

  • Propose and implement tools and strategies to increase impact of online recruiting sources.

Volunteer On-boarding Strategy Analysis - Research, execute and document best practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness of volunteer tutor onboarding.


  • Review current organizational/regional tools and strategies related to volunteer tutor onboarding experience; identify gaps and areas of improvement to best evaluate current onboarding experience.

  • Propose and implement new strategies to improve volunteer tutor onboarding experience for Reading Partners.

Volunteer and Community Engagement Analysis- Recommend, implement, and document best practices that increase volunteer satisfaction and engagement.


  • Review existing data analysis systems for measuring engagement and satisfaction of new and current volunteers tutors; identify gaps and areas of improvement.

  • Create and implement new data analysis systems, reports, and dashboards for testing engagement and satisfaction of new and current volunteer tutors.

  • Create training materials that support the adoption of new best practices, systems, and processes increasing volunteer satisfaction and engagement. 

About You!

You’ll be successful in this role if you:


  • Are dedicated to national and community service

  • Have a strong desire to fight poverty

  • Understand this position is an AmeriCorps service commitment and are dedicated to successfully completing a full term term of service.

  • Demonstrate a passion for working with children

  • Possess a natural ability to connect with people

  • Are eager for a dynamic schedule

  • Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively

  • Boast a deep belief in and passionately promote our mission

  • Demonstrate a love for relationship building and public speaking

  • Have flexibility and adaptability in both work style and work environment

  • Take initiative in meeting goals and seeking professional growth

  • Can problem-solve through challenges and failures

  • Can quickly learn new technology systems like Salesforce, and have a high level of comfort with Microsoft Office and Google Apps

  • Root your work in our core values

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

  • Have not completed more than three (3) prior AmeriCorps or VISTA service terms

Bonus Points if you:


  • Are an AmeriCorps, VISTA, Peace Corps, and other national service alum/alumna

  • Have experience volunteering with other community-based or education programs

What we offer:


  • VISTA members earn an annual compensation of $24,053 through a living stipend from the VISTA program.

  • The VISTA program will authorize relocation allowance if a VISTA member moves more than 50 miles.

  • AmeriCorps/VISTA members are eligible for medical, dental, and vision coverage at no cost for our members; childcare assistance is available through VISTA for those who qualify.

  • AmeriCorps members can earn an education award of $6,095 after successfully completing their service term.

  • You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal student loans.

  • We offer an exciting and dynamic culture, and we commit to investing in and supporting our amazing people to grow their careers with us. As such, we provide ongoing professional development opportunities.

The other things you need to know:


  • Service Terms: VISTA members serve full-time (approximately 40 hours/week) for a 12-month, 365-day term. This VISTA member would serve from mid-February, 2020 through mid-February, 2021

  • Travel: VISTA members may need to travel between Reading Partners sites and offices; reliable transportation is recommended.

  • Orientation: Reading Partners VISTA members attend a virtual VISTA Service Orientation in addition to attending Reading Partners trainings. Your direct supervisor will provide role-specific training as well.

  • Where we serve: This position will serve as a VISTA in Oakland, CA

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Reading Partners is an Equal Opportunity Organization, with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Position will remain posted until filled. No phone inquiries.

At Reading Partners we respect and honor the diversity in our workforce, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Background: Communities on the margins of opportunity deserve a trusted partner on their journey towards financial growth and stability. As a locally invested, collaborative partner in social justice and financial equity, Community Vision provides nonprofits, small businesses, and social enterprises with strategic investment and guidance deepening work, scaling impact, and strengthening our communities. The Development & Communications Department coordinates and manages individual donors, annual events, institutional giving, individual investors, capital grants, marketing, communications, and brand adherence at Community Vision. We strive to create a supportive working environment for our internal customers and to be a responsive partner for our external stakeholders. For more information on our programs and services, please visit our website at www.communityvisionca.org.

   

Summary of Position 

The VP of Development & External Relations, a senior management position, is responsible for leading Community Vision’s capital-raising efforts for operating support and lending capital. Reporting directly to Community Vision’s President, and supervising four staff, the VP of Development & External Relations will plan, develop, and implement comprehensive strategies to raise individual and institutional donations and investments that support Community Vision’s core lending and consulting services. They will also coordinate external marketing and communications to increase public awareness of Community Vision, its programs, and initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced and resourceful professional who is well-organized, highly motivated, people-oriented, and excited about working in an expanding nonprofit in the community development and opportunity finance field. Expertise in grant-writing and individual donor development is especially desirable, along with knowledge of and contacts within local, regional, and national foundations. Experience with impact investment and/or community capital is also of particular priority. The ideal candidate will be an articulate and persuasive writer, an accomplished storyteller, and an engaging public speaker. This is a very high touch position. The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills capable of building and maintaining productive relationships with our investors, donors, and community partners.

Major Responsibilities 

The VP of Development & External Relations will be responsible for developing and leading implementation of Community Vision’s annual fund development and communications plan including a fundraising campaign to individuals, corporations and foundations, growth of a robust individual investor portfolio, and the organization’s marketing and communications strategies and activities. A major initial priority of this position will be to obtain new, diverse sources of operating support for Community Vision’s steady growth, as called for in our recently completed strategic plan. Another important priority will be to expand the pool of individual and corporate investment capital for Community Vision’s revolving loan fund.   

Fundraising 


  • Create and manage an annual Development Plan that guides activities and achieves the organization’s goals for financial sustainability and growth 

  • Work with program managers and other staff to develop fundraising strategies for new initiatives and programs 

  • Develop and implement a major gifts program 

  • Create an annual individual giving campaign 

  • Oversee all institutional giving relationships including coordinating grant and reporting 

  • Plan and implement events such as Community Vision’s large (250+ attendees) annual event Increase sponsorship of Community Vision’s annual event 

  • Work with Community Vision’s volunteer board members to create a culture of philanthropy at Community Vision and strengthen the Board’s ability to raise operating and capital resources 

  • Provide stewardship to the Board Development Committee, ensuring that Board members have meaningful roles in Community Vision’s fundraising planning and activities

 

Investment 


  • Expand Community Vision’s total lending capital by diversifying the organization’s investor base, and securing new investments and grants into its revolving loan fund from individuals, banks, corporations, religious organizations, government agencies, and foundations 

  • Build and maintain existing relationships with funders and investors 

  • Create engagement opportunities for new investors and recognition opportunities for existing investors 

  • Oversee annual Securities Permit application, end-of-year interest payment coordination, and other deadline-specific activities 

  • Create/maintain partnerships that open Community Vision to new areas of investment

 

Communications & Marketing 


  • Create and implement marketing and communications strategies, social media campaigns, and materials both for business development and to increase public awareness of Community Vision’s work 

  • Oversee all communication, marketing, and brand standards including message discipline, use of brand elements, etc. 

  • Oversee the production of funder and investor reports, monthly e-newsletter, annual report, and other marketing materials, and the maintenance of websites and social media platforms  

  • Create engaging content that promotes Community Vision’s staff expertise and thought leadership 

  • Create presentations, pitch decks, and other visual materials in support of staff 

  • Coordinate video production, webinars, and other multi-media activities 

  • Work closely with Community Vision’s President to plan and support her external relationships, and public communications within the communities Community Vision works with 

  • Work cooperatively across departments to maintain Community Vision’s communication and brand ID standards

 

Management/Supervisory Responsibilities 


  • This position directly supervises a team of four, including a Senior Communications Officer; Senior Development Associate, Investment Relations Associate, and Content Developer.

  • Manage, recruit, hire, train, and retain the operations staff

  • Ensure a high level of customer service in support of internal customers and external stakeholders in Community Vision’s growing organization Interact effectively with employees in order to direct workflow, assess performance, and assign duties

  • Actively model Community Vision’s established professional practices in support of the organization’s strategic priorities of building racial and economic equity

  • Support other managers on personnel and compliance issues, as needed   

 

Relationships 


  • The VP of Development & External Relations reports to the President and serves as a member of Community Vision’s senior management team 

  • Lead and manage Development & Communications staff 

  • Report to the Board of Directors and staff board committees as appropriate 

  • Cultivate and maintain numerous external relationships with investors, funders, clients, vendors, partners and other aligned organizations 

  • Work across departments and with regional teams

 

Minimum Requirements 


  • High level of integrity and commitment to Community Vision’s mission, vision, and core values 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience 

  • At least five years of executive/senior-level experience as a Development Director, Communications Director, Marketing Director, or similar 

  • Experience in guiding organizational growth and change management 

  • Strong problem solving and group work leadership skills 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills including proper use of communication tools and technologies

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks and requests and meet deadlines in a professional manner 

  • Strategic, able to recognize opportunities and move on them quickly 

  • Ability to artfully build consensus and bring people together Experience effectively motivating Board Members 

  • Commitment to fostering collaboration and teamwork; ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams 

  • Ability to maintain flexibility; balance between the creative and constraining aspects of this department

 

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience 


  • Experience or expertise on issues of racial and economic equity and the intersection of social justice and community economic development highly preferred 

  • Understanding of impact investing, community capital and/or socially responsible investments 

  • Experience living, working, or organizing in the communities we serve – especially areas outside of the Bay Area; Central Valley knowledge is especially desirable 

  • Experience or expertise in managing staff/teams 

  • Sense of humor   

 

Hours and Location 


  • Full-time position 

  • Work hours will be predominantly during regular business hours, although occasional evenings and weekends will be required 

  • A flexible schedule may be accommodated 

  • Worksite will be at the offices of Community Vision in San Francisco and Oakland Occasional travel outside the Bay Area for site visits, conferences, etc.   

 

Compensation and Benefits Competitive nonprofit salary range depending upon experience, plus an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement plan, and three weeks of vacation. Community Vision has a strong commitment to a work-life balance. We realize that the impact of discriminatory policies, institutionalized financial neglect, and systemic racism have resulted in a deep sense of distrust felt among communities on the margins of opportunity, including people of color, folks of various abilities, genders and sexualities, and communities with low financial wealth. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. Community Visions is an equal opportunity employer; people of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.   

To Apply

Send resumé and cover letter to hr@communityvisionca.org Application Deadline: Open until filled  

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Background: Communities on the margins of opportunity deserve a trusted partner on their journey towards financial growth and stability. As a locally invested, collaborative partner in social justice and financial equity, Community Vision provides nonprofits, small businesses, and social enterprises with strategic investment and guidance deepening work, scaling impact, and strengthening our communities. The Development & Communications Department coordinates and manages individual donors, annual events, institutional giving, individual investors, capital grants, marketing, communications, and brand adherence at Community Vision. We strive to create a supportive working environment for our internal customers and to be a responsive partner for our external stakeholders. For more information on our programs and services, please visit our website at www.communityvisionca.org.

   

Summary of Position 

The VP of Development & External Relations, a senior management position, is responsible for leading Community Vision’s capital-raising efforts for operating support and lending capital. Reporting directly to Community Vision’s President, and supervising four staff, the VP of Development & External Relations will plan, develop, and implement comprehensive strategies to raise individual and institutional donations and investments that support Community Vision’s core lending and consulting services. They will also coordinate external marketing and communications to increase public awareness of Community Vision, its programs, and initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced and resourceful professional who is well-organized, highly motivated, people-oriented, and excited about working in an expanding nonprofit in the community development and opportunity finance field. Expertise in grant-writing and individual donor development is especially desirable, along with knowledge of and contacts within local, regional, and national foundations. Experience with impact investment and/or community capital is also of particular priority. The ideal candidate will be an articulate and persuasive writer, an accomplished storyteller, and an engaging public speaker. This is a very high touch position. The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills capable of building and maintaining productive relationships with our investors, donors, and community partners.

Major Responsibilities 

The VP of Development & External Relations will be responsible for developing and leading implementation of Community Vision’s annual fund development and communications plan including a fundraising campaign to individuals, corporations and foundations, growth of a robust individual investor portfolio, and the organization’s marketing and communications strategies and activities. A major initial priority of this position will be to obtain new, diverse sources of operating support for Community Vision’s steady growth, as called for in our recently completed strategic plan. Another important priority will be to expand the pool of individual and corporate investment capital for Community Vision’s revolving loan fund.   

Fundraising 


  • Create and manage an annual Development Plan that guides activities and achieves the organization’s goals for financial sustainability and growth 

  • Work with program managers and other staff to develop fundraising strategies for new initiatives and programs 

  • Develop and implement a major gifts program 

  • Create an annual individual giving campaign 

  • Oversee all institutional giving relationships including coordinating grant and reporting 

  • Plan and implement events such as Community Vision’s large (250+ attendees) annual event Increase sponsorship of Community Vision’s annual event 

  • Work with Community Vision’s volunteer board members to create a culture of philanthropy at Community Vision and strengthen the Board’s ability to raise operating and capital resources 

  • Provide stewardship to the Board Development Committee, ensuring that Board members have meaningful roles in Community Vision’s fundraising planning and activities

 

Investment 


  • Expand Community Vision’s total lending capital by diversifying the organization’s investor base, and securing new investments and grants into its revolving loan fund from individuals, banks, corporations, religious organizations, government agencies, and foundations 

  • Build and maintain existing relationships with funders and investors 

  • Create engagement opportunities for new investors and recognition opportunities for existing investors 

  • Oversee annual Securities Permit application, end-of-year interest payment coordination, and other deadline-specific activities 

  • Create/maintain partnerships that open Community Vision to new areas of investment

 

Communications & Marketing 


  • Create and implement marketing and communications strategies, social media campaigns, and materials both for business development and to increase public awareness of Community Vision’s work 

  • Oversee all communication, marketing, and brand standards including message discipline, use of brand elements, etc. 

  • Oversee the production of funder and investor reports, monthly e-newsletter, annual report, and other marketing materials, and the maintenance of websites and social media platforms  

  • Create engaging content that promotes Community Vision’s staff expertise and thought leadership 

  • Create presentations, pitch decks, and other visual materials in support of staff 

  • Coordinate video production, webinars, and other multi-media activities 

  • Work closely with Community Vision’s President to plan and support her external relationships, and public communications within the communities Community Vision works with 

  • Work cooperatively across departments to maintain Community Vision’s communication and brand ID standards

 

Management/Supervisory Responsibilities 


  • This position directly supervises a team of four, including a Senior Communications Officer; Senior Development Associate, Investment Relations Associate, and Content Developer.

  • Manage, recruit, hire, train, and retain the operations staff

  • Ensure a high level of customer service in support of internal customers and external stakeholders in Community Vision’s growing organization Interact effectively with employees in order to direct workflow, assess performance, and assign duties

  • Actively model Community Vision’s established professional practices in support of the organization’s strategic priorities of building racial and economic equity

  • Support other managers on personnel and compliance issues, as needed   

 

Relationships 


  • The VP of Development & External Relations reports to the President and serves as a member of Community Vision’s senior management team 

  • Lead and manage Development & Communications staff 

  • Report to the Board of Directors and staff board committees as appropriate 

  • Cultivate and maintain numerous external relationships with investors, funders, clients, vendors, partners and other aligned organizations 

  • Work across departments and with regional teams

 

Minimum Requirements 


  • High level of integrity and commitment to Community Vision’s mission, vision, and core values 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience 

  • At least five years of executive/senior-level experience as a Development Director, Communications Director, Marketing Director, or similar 

  • Experience in guiding organizational growth and change management 

  • Strong problem solving and group work leadership skills 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills including proper use of communication tools and technologies

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks and requests and meet deadlines in a professional manner 

  • Strategic, able to recognize opportunities and move on them quickly 

  • Ability to artfully build consensus and bring people together Experience effectively motivating Board Members 

  • Commitment to fostering collaboration and teamwork; ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams 

  • Ability to maintain flexibility; balance between the creative and constraining aspects of this department

 

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience 


  • Experience or expertise on issues of racial and economic equity and the intersection of social justice and community economic development highly preferred 

  • Understanding of impact investing, community capital and/or socially responsible investments 

  • Experience living, working, or organizing in the communities we serve – especially areas outside of the Bay Area; Central Valley knowledge is especially desirable 

  • Experience or expertise in managing staff/teams 

  • Sense of humor   

 

Hours and Location 


  • Full-time position 

  • Work hours will be predominantly during regular business hours, although occasional evenings and weekends will be required 

  • A flexible schedule may be accommodated 

  • Worksite will be at the offices of Community Vision in San Francisco and Oakland Occasional travel outside the Bay Area for site visits, conferences, etc.   

 

Compensation and Benefits Competitive nonprofit salary range depending upon experience, plus an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement plan, and three weeks of vacation. Community Vision has a strong commitment to a work-life balance. We realize that the impact of discriminatory policies, institutionalized financial neglect, and systemic racism have resulted in a deep sense of distrust felt among communities on the margins of opportunity, including people of color, folks of various abilities, genders and sexualities, and communities with low financial wealth. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. Community Visions is an equal opportunity employer; people of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.   

To Apply

Send resumé and cover letter to hr@communityvisionca.org Application Deadline: Open until filled  

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COMMUNITY TREE PLANTING MANAGER

Classification and Time: Full-time, Exempt

Annual Salary: $54,080 - $57,000 DOE

Benefits: Full health, dental and vision per FUF Employee Handbook dated September 2017

Reports to: Tree Planting Program Manager

Date: December 2019

 

About Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF)

Friends of the Urban Forest is a non-profit organization that helps individuals and neighborhood groups to plant and care for street trees and sidewalk gardens in San Francisco. By making San

Francisco greener, FUF supports the health and livability of the urban environment. Since 1981,

FUF has planted more than 60,000 trees, totaling almost half of the city's street tree canopy.

 

Position Summary

As an integral member of FUF’s Tree Planting Program Team, the Community Tree Planting

Manager coordinates with property owners, public agencies and vendors to plan and implement community tree planting projects. The Tree Planting Program aims to plant over 1,750 trees annually in neighborhoods throughout San Francisco using a community planting model involving tree recipients, neighborhood and corporate volunteers, and FUF staff.

This position requires a background in arboriculture or horticulture and strong organizational and communication skills. The Community Tree Planting Manager works closely with the Program

Manager, other planting managers, community engagement staff, community members, community groups, government departments or agencies, outside vendors, and FUF volunteers.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Survey neighborhoods to determine site suitability, above and underground utility locations, tree species, tree basin readiness and specific neighborhood context.

  • Conduct community meetings for planting groups to explain the FUF planting process, property owner responsibilities, and schedule.

  • Coordinate with Public Works’ Bureau of Urban Forestry on tree locations, existing conditions and tree species as needed.

  • Communicate with all involved project members.

  • Notify Underground Service Alert for all new trees as needed.

  • Approve tree locations and mark sidewalks for cutting as needed, observing USA markings and all city guidelines.

  • Coordinate tree species selection, contractors and material orders necessary to complete planting projects.

  • Collect and track all income and ensure that all project invoices for expenses are approved for payment upon receipt and forwarded to the bookkeeper.

  • Collect all necessary completed forms and ensure that all required permits and required paperwork are completed prior to proceeding with any property alteration.

  • Update and maintain the FUF database with each planting site and tree planted.

  • Coordinate with the Volunteer Manager to ensure adequate volunteer coverage on workdays.

  • Schedule and supervise FUF Planting Leaders for planting events and provide feedback on planting and leadership skills.

  • Coordinate and supervise workdays that include map preparation, ensure a safe work environment, and educate and supervise volunteers.

  • Conduct post-planting surveys on all trees planted, and perform necessary tree care including re-tying, re-staking and sometimes replanting.

  • Complete Project Reports in a timely fashion, providing complete and accurate information on accounting and the project narrative, enabling others to invoice and report to funders.

  • Maintain and track materials and trees in inventory and provide accurate records as needed.

  • Maintain tree yard including regularly inspecting & repairing irrigation, weeding, and sheet mulching as needed

  • Maintain tools, tool shed and FUF vehicles in clean working order.

Other Duties


  • Using design software, create and update maps, graphics, spreadsheets and other documents as needed.

  • Keep up-to-date with all correspondence.

  • Update database with property owner contact information, planted tree data and other data as needed.

  • Assist in the planning of, attend and participate in FUF special events.

  • Attend neighborhood meetings and special events to promote the value of trees and FUF’s mission.

Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry preferred.

  • A background in urban forestry, arboriculture or horticulture.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • ISA Arborist Certification or attained within a reasonable amount of time and maintained through ISA or other educational opportunities.

  • A valid CA driver’s license with a clean driving record and valid vehicle insurance if driving a personal car for work.

  • Applicant must submit to a record check and fingerprinting per California Penal Code section 11105.3 as it relates to their work with minors in the Green Teens Program.

  • The ability to lift 40 lbs.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather and working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Office workspace and cubicle assignments change from time-to-time and employees should not have any expectation that any assignment is permanent.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and crawling. The employee must frequently lift and move items over 40 pounds, and load tools and planting materials into and out of vehicles.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Hours

40 hours per week including evening meetings and Saturday plantings.

Contact

If interested and qualified, please forward cover letter and resume.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $54,080.00 to $57,000.00 /year

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Reading Partners is changing the education landscape. We are a leader in working to solve the literacy crisis in our country by leveraging community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members in under-resourced elementary schools. Our dedicated and expansive volunteer base provides one-on-one tutoring to students twice weekly, and our program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as successful and confident readers in school and in life. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization, and our greatest resource; we are all passionately rallied around our mission to help children become lifelong learners by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction that works. Join our stellar team leading the charge to deepen our impact and expand our service. Learn more about us at www.readingpartners.org

AmeriCorps/VISTA engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Since the program’s founding in 1994, over 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing more than 2.3 million volunteers for the organizations they serve.

The Role

The VISTA National Development Coordinator is a key player in achieving Reading Partners’ national development goals and building capacity for a network of development professionals across the organization. This is an exciting opportunity to learn the ins and outs of nonprofit fund development by identifying and developing best fundraising practices, supporting donor cultivation and stewardship, and researching potential funding opportunities. Reading Partners VISTA offers an amazing chance to give back through capacity-building roles – as a VISTA, you’ll receive benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career. Our top VISTA Development Coordinators are ambassadors for service, demonstrate a passion for relationship and systems development, and strongly believe in our vision and values.

What you’ll do & how you’ll do it: 

Donor Cultivation & Relationship Management - Support the solicitation and stewardship of Reading Partners’ donors, based upon a continuously updated development calendar.


  • The VISTA Development Coordinator supports the national development team’s outreach and stewardship of individual donors through key projects including donor prospect research, direct mail activities, and moves management support using Salesforce.This role works closely with leadership to ensure timely and appropriate donor communications and supports donor touchpoints and engagement efforts such as the annual appeal and monthly donor stewardship emails. This role will also support donor prospecting by assisting with WealthEngine screenings and donor data review.

Prospect Research and Grant Writing - Support grant writing and research efforts to identify new funding opportunities and management of existing funding relationships.


  • The VISTA Development Coordinator will support corporate/foundation prospect research and grant writing efforts. By conducting research to identify new funding partners and assess alignment between Reading Partners and prospective funders, the VISTA Development Coordinator will add capacity to the organization’s fundraising efforts. This role will also draft grant application and report templates and share grant-writing resources and documents with the wider development network.

Systems, Data, and Resource Support - Improve systems for tracking donor information and usage of donor database; support creation and template development of local grants to increase sustainability.


  • The streamlining and management of donor database systems are a huge responsibility for the VISTA Development Coordinator. By becoming familiar with the donor database and reporting options, the VISTA Development Coordinator will support the national development team’s data management and integrity, as well as document donor partnership records for future development activities. The VISTA Development Coordinator will also increase development capacity by gathering materials for reports and proposal templates; identifying potential funders and ask strategies for donor pipeline; and supporting the development team to customize and compose templates/reports.

Building Capacity for Regional Fundraising- Adding organizational capacity through resource-sharing and positive culture efforts.


  • The VISTA Development Coordinator will foster resource-sharing and support regional fundraising efforts through prospect research, creating new language, and drafting template materials for grants, special events, and campaigns as needed.

  • This role will help build community and culture across Reading Partners’ development network to support alignment around a common goal and mission.

About You!

You’ll be successful in this role if you:


  • Are dedicated to national and community service

  • Have a strong desire to fight poverty

  • Understand this position is an AmeriCorps service commitment and are dedicated to successfully completing a full term term of service.

  • Demonstrate a passion for working with children

  • Possess a natural ability to connect with people

  • Are eager for a dynamic schedule

  • Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively

  • Boast a deep belief in and passionately promote our mission

  • Demonstrate a love for relationship building and public speaking

  • Have flexibility and adaptability in both work style and work environment

  • Take initiative in meeting goals and seeking professional growth

  • Can problem-solve through challenges and failures

  • Can quickly learn new technology systems like Salesforce, and have a high level of comfort with Microsoft Office and Google Apps

  • Root your work in our core values

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

  • Have not completed more than three (3) prior AmeriCorps or VISTA service terms

Bonus Points if you:


  • Are an AmeriCorps, VISTA, Peace Corps, and other national service alum/alumna

  • Have experience volunteering with other community-based or education programs

What we offer:


  • VISTA members earn an annual compensation of $24,053 through a living stipend from the VISTA program.

  • The VISTA program will authorize relocation allowance if a VISTA member moves more than 50 miles.

  • AmeriCorps/VISTA members are eligible for medical, dental, and vision coverage at no cost for our members; childcare assistance is available through VISTA for those who qualify.

  • AmeriCorps members can earn an education award of $6,095 after successfully completing their service term.

  • You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal student loans.

  • We offer an exciting and dynamic culture, and we commit to investing in and supporting our amazing people to grow their careers with us. As such, we provide ongoing professional development opportunities.

The other things you need to know:



  • Service Terms: VISTA members serve full-time (approximately 40 hours/week) for a 12-month, 365-day term. This VISTA member would serve from mid-February, 2020 through mid-February, 2021


  • Travel: VISTA members may need to travel between Reading Partners sites and offices; reliable transportation is recommended.


  • Orientation: Reading Partners VISTA members attend a virtual VISTA Service Orientation in addition to attending Reading Partners trainings. Your direct supervisor will provide role-specific training as well.


  • Where we serve: This position will serve as a VISTA National Development Coordinator in Oakland, CA.

We look forward to hearing from you!

_________________________________

Reading Partners is an Equal Opportunity Organization, with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Position will remain posted until filled. No phone inquiries.

At Reading Partners we respect and honor the diversity in our workforce, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Reading Partners is changing the education landscape. We are a leader in working to solve the literacy crisis in our country by leveraging community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members in under-resourced elementary schools. Our dedicated and expansive volunteer base provides one-on-one tutoring to students twice weekly, and our program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as successful and confident readers in school and in life. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization, and our greatest resource; we are all passionately rallied around our mission to help children become lifelong learners by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction that works. Join our stellar team leading the charge to deepen our impact and expand our service. Learn more about us at www.readingpartners.org.

AmeriCorps/VISTA engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Since the program’s founding in 1994, over 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing more than 2.3 million volunteers for the organizations they serve.

The Role

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator is the key player in facilitating VISTA/AmeriCorps alumni relations at Reading Partners. This is an exciting chance to build a network of current members and recent alumni, allowing for continual engagement with Reading Partners programs after service terms are completed. As the VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator, you’ll create different avenues for connection (including digital media and in-person events), build a pipeline of partnerships for alumni engagement, and develop material to support members’ transition to “life after VISTA/AmeriCorps”. Reading Partners VISTA offers an amazing chance to give back through capacity-building roles – as a VISTA, you’ll receive benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.

What you’ll do & how you’ll do it:

Communications and Public Relations - Create, adapt, and maintain communication materials to engage Reading Partners VISTA and AmeriCorps alumni.


  • The VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator will lead on different communications with alumni, including the development of newsletters and online engagement channels. The VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator will also create other materials to support regional and national alumni engagement events. 

Systems and Resource Development - Develop systems for tracking data around alumni and partnership engagement.


  • The development of successful tracking systems will be a huge responsibility for the VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator. By becoming familiar with existing tracking systems and reporting options the VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator will identify, suggest and implement best practices for tracking alumni and partnership information, and document communication metrics for future activities.

Partnership Development - Execute internal and external partnerships for Reading Partners AmeriCorps/VISTA Alumni


  • The VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator will manage the Alumni Advisory Council to identify needs/professional opportunities for alumni and current AmeriCorps members

  • The VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator will also be partnering closely with the Reading Partners Alumni Advisory Council, engaging with its members and board chair with the aim of supporting Alumni Board efforts.

About You!

You’ll be successful in this role if you:


  • Are dedicated to national and community service

  • Have a strong desire to fight poverty

  • Understand this position is an AmeriCorps service commitment and are dedicated to successfully completing a full term term of service.

  • Demonstrate a passion for working with children

  • Possess a natural ability to connect with people

  • Are eager for a dynamic schedule

  • Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively

  • Boast a deep belief in and passionately promote our mission

  • Demonstrate a love for relationship building and public speaking

  • Have flexibility and adaptability in both work style and work environment

  • Take initiative in meeting goals and seeking professional growth

  • Can problem-solve through challenges and failures

  • Can quickly learn new technology systems like Salesforce, and have a high level of comfort with Microsoft Office and Google Apps

  • Root your work in our core values

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

  • Have not completed more than three (3) prior AmeriCorps or VISTA service terms

Bonus Points if you:


  • Are an AmeriCorps, VISTA, Peace Corps, and other national service alum/alumna

  • Have experience volunteering with other community-based or education programs

What we offer:


  • VISTA members earn an annual compensation of $24,053 through a living stipend from the VISTA program.

  • The VISTA program will authorize relocation allowance if a VISTA member moves more than 50 miles.

  • AmeriCorps/VISTA members are eligible for medical, dental, and vision coverage at no cost for our members; childcare assistance is available through VISTA for those who qualify.

  • AmeriCorps members can earn an education award of $6,095 after successfully completing their service term.

  • You may be eligible for student loan forbearance on federal student loans.

  • We offer an exciting and dynamic culture, and we commit to investing in and supporting our amazing people to grow their careers with us. As such, we provide ongoing professional development opportunities.

The other things you need to know:


  • Service Terms: VISTA members serve full-time (approximately 40 hours/week) for a 12-month, 365-day term. This VISTA member would serve from mid-February, 2020 through mid-February, 2021

  • Travel: VISTA members may need to travel between Reading Partners sites and offices; reliable transportation is recommended.

  • Orientation: Reading Partners VISTA members attend a virtual VISTA Service Orientation in addition to attending Reading Partners trainings. Your direct supervisor will provide role-specific training as well.

  • Where we serve: This position will serve as a VISTA in Oakland, CA. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

_________________________________

Reading Partners is an Equal Opportunity Organization, with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Position will remain posted until filled. No phone inquiries.

At Reading Partners we respect and honor the diversity in our workforce, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the OYC Director, the OYC Program Manager is responsible for collaborating in leading complex programs and partnerships. This is a full-time exempt position. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and goal-driven professional. The position will interact with various community organizations, educational institutions, employers, and public agencies to improve education and employment outcomes for young adults who are or have been in foster care. The OYC Program Manager supports the work of the OYC Director and often attends external meetings, work groups or events representing the OYC Director. The Program Manager facilitates the OYC Young Leaders, which is co-facilitated by the Outreach and Engagement Fellow, may lead or facilitate other projects as assigned, and creates and/or presents complex presentations to OYC partners. In addition, the OYC Program Manager will explore and lead the Career Technical Education (CTE) opportunities for foster youth and help educate partnership about the opportunities available in growing employment industries in Los Angeles.

 

OYC is an exciting initiative that mobilizes cross-sector agencies, community-based programs and investments of the Los Angeles region to improve three key outcomes for transition-age foster and cross-over probation youth (TAY), ages 16 – 24:

 


  1. High School Completion (graduation or GED attainment)

  2. Post-secondary enrollment and credential completion

  3. Workforce readiness and gainful employment with a living wage

OYC is based on the idea of working collaboratively to create system change and seeks to improve outcomes for foster youth in Los Angeles County. 

 

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

 

The Alliance for Children’s Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth. Our lawyers, advocates and social workers, together with hundreds of pro bono attorneys and community volunteers, ensure that children who are at-risk or in foster care have safe, stable homes and can access the education, healthcare, and financial supports that they need. We also help transition-age youth overcome barriers to their stability and success, and we work statewide to improve child welfare practices and policies in order to remove the many obstacles that our clients face. Since 1992, we have helped over 150,000 children.       

 

Charity Navigator has awarded the Alliance its highest 4-star rating for the past nine years in a row. This puts the Alliance in the top 2% of charities in the U.S. rated by Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating reflects the Alliance’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.    

 

The Alliance is well known in the child welfare community for its knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments. Alliance staff members and our partnering pro bono attorneys are advocates for our most vulnerable children and their caregivers. Being the voice of young people who often have no voice, and otherwise could be forgotten, is incredibly rewarding. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

• Provides overall support to OYC staff and supervises the OYC Outreach and Engagement Fellow

• Trains and develops OYC staff

• Provides daily troubleshooting and problem-solving assistance

• Provides regular outcome and evaluation reports to the OYC Director

• Copes with clients’ challenges to meet a solution in a timely manner

• Develops partnerships and maintains collaborative working relationships with partner agencies, government partners and philanthropic partners to increase resources and collaboration across systems and silos

• Conducts weekly/monthly staff meetings as requested

• Develops programs and activities to motivate participant’s and partnerships engaged in the OYC

• Prepares supporting documents of leveraged opportunities to OYC Director

• Ensures supportive services and incentives have supporting documentation and upholds accuracy and allowable cost measures

• Makes appropriate connections/resources to OYC partners

• Maintains a list of all the department’s grants and highlights important deadlines

• Reports updates and findings pertaining to program operation at departmental meetings

• Develops, plans, and facilitates workshops and training as needed

• Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

 

• Master’s degree with six years of experience related to foster youth, policy and systems, and/or workforce development experience is preferred

• Outstanding organizational skills

• Strong work ethic and an enthusiastic willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and work hard and sometimes long hours to create greater opportunities for our youth

• Excellent communication both spoken and written

• Excellent time management skills – this position entails working with various service providers, agencies and peer advocates, often juggling multiple tasks at once

• Exceptional follow-through skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for and commitment to helping foster youth

• Ability to work with all types of people/personalities from diverse ethnic backgrounds

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams by displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude and ability to maintain composure even in very difficult situations

• Must be able to work some evenings and weekends

• Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges, and be able to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high-stress situations

• Proficient (advance knowledge) of Microsoft Office Suite software

• Experience working with community social service and health organizations strongly preferred

• If applicable, will be required to present current California driver license, proof of liability auto insurance

• Job requires being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace

 

The Alliance for Children’s Rights believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.     

 

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe the level of work being performed by people assigned to comparable positions. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The Alliance for Children's Rights offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For more information about the Alliance visit http://kids-alliance.org and http://laoyc.org.

 

The Alliance for Children's Rights offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For more information, visit kids-alliance.org and laoyc.org

 

TO APPLY     

 

To be considered, please submit a resume and a cover letter that outlines your interest in joining the Alliance, relevant work experience, and how you heard of the position to Liency Barboza (e-mail submissions only/no phone inquiries). Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the stated qualifications of the position.

 

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Program Director for PD Active, a non-profit that works to improve and enrich the lives of people affected by Parkinson's disease in the East Bay Area.    

PD Active was founded in 2006 by a small group of men and women with Parkinson's disease (PD).  We have grown tremendously and now serve a vibrant community of over 1,000 people affected by PD, and offer over 70 programs per month.  Exercise and social programs, like the ones supported by PD Active, are scientifically shown to be essential for people with PD. PD Active is financially sound, supported by donations and grants and an active group of volunteers. PD Active has a working and engaged Board of Directors and two part-time staff. PD Active has a small office in Berkeley, CA. 

See also http://www.berkeleyside.com/2017/12/05/berkeley-organization-helps-parkinsons-useexercise-slow-symptons/  and www.pdactive.org    

The Program Director will provide critical operational and strategic support and thought leadership.  PD Active's reputation and services have expanded greatly in the last few years and the Program Director will work to continue that growth, coupled with a compassionate understanding and a desire to help our members. The Program Director reports to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. 

 


  • Assist the board to expand the program offerings with new classes, support groups, community social programs, educational events, etc. 

  • Outreach to grow membership in order to serve more people affected by PD 

  • Operational support for events (roughly monthly) and other programs 

  • Produce monthly newsletter and collaborate with our Communications Group on other communications 

  • Assist with fund raising and grants 

  • Manage day-to-day operations of PD Active office 

  • Maintain updates to our website and other information services 

  • Manage email and phone communication channels 

  • Engage and coordinate volunteers 

  • Gather and analyze program and feedback from members 

  • Manage expenses within budget 

  • Prepare financial information for the Treasurer and Bookkeeper 

  • Communicate with and coordinate with activity instructors/leaders 

  • Work cooperatively with administrative assistant, bookkeeper, and board of directors 

  • Other duties, as directed 

 


  • 5+ year’s relevant work experience 

  • Excellent oral and written communication 

  • Excellent organization skills 

  • Excellent working with others 

  • Self-starter 

  • Demonstrated success building/managing stakeholder relationships 

  • Caring and compassion 

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent   

 


  • Website management (WordPress) 

  • Group email communication (Constant Contact) 

  • Non-profit work experience 

  • Developing and maintaining community relations 

  • Financial acumen 

  • Additional technical skills: MS Office suite, Google apps     

This is a full-time, exempt position, although candidates with slightly less availability will also be considered. Some weekend work will be required to support weekend events.   

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  

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Mission

826CHI is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. More information can be found at www.826chi.org.

Culture

826CHI is a creative organization that highly values collaboration, creative, and strategic thinking. Our work is grounded in goals set by our strategic plan and put into motion through collaboration. At 826CHI, we take both pride and joy in our work and operate with a high degree of professionalism. Staff members work both independently and as part of a team. Our model is inherently community-based and responds to the history, dynamic, and culture of Chicago.

Commitment to Inclusion

As an organization committed to encouraging youth in their creative expression, personal growth, and academic success, 826CHI recognizes the importance of diversity at all levels and in all aspects of our work. In order to build and maintain the safe, supportive 826 environment in which great leaps of learning occur, we commit to inclusion: We will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, nationality, marital status, English fluency, parental status, military service or disability. We strive to put our values into action through planning, decision making, and community building.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Volunteer Manager oversees all aspects of volunteer and intern engagement at 826CHI. This includes the planning, execution, and evaluation of volunteer initiatives. The Volunteer Manager oversees and supports mentorship of volunteers to ensure 826CHI delivers the highest quality support to Chicago students and furthers our mission. 826CHI seeks someone with experience building community-based relationships and managing a diverse team of volunteers. This person is a skilled communicator (to all ages and all levels of learners), is flexible with their schedule (this position requires some evening and weekend availability), is a thoughtful educator (knows how to hold space for youth and how to teach others to do the same), and is willing to travel across Chicago to engage volunteers in a range of community settings and neighborhoods. The successful candidate will exhibit an attitude that is equal parts can-do and can-inspire-others-to-do.

THE ROLE

The Volunteer Manager plays an essential role in bringing volunteer support to all areas of operations, primarily educational programs. Through recruitment, training, management, and appreciation, the Volunteer Manager advances 826CHI organizational priorities set forth in our strategic plan, such as building an informed and diverse volunteer community. This is an ideal opportunity for a self-directed, highly organized person with a passion for youth education, community development, and civic engagement.

Key Responsibilities

Partnership Building and Outreach

● Develops and implements volunteer recruitment strategies

● Builds strategic volunteer partnerships with community organizations; including faith-based groups; neighborhood groups; sororities, fraternities, and student groups; affinity groups; and other community-based organizations

● Manages service-learning collaborations with local university and college partners, including info sessions and workshops on higher learning spaces.

● Co-stewards corporate partner relationships: Works with the Development Team to build corporate volunteer engagement opportunities for corporate sponsors and teams from the business community

Management and Appreciation

● Manages 826CHI’s AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Coordinator, a year-long service position

● Manages semester-long interns and fellows

● Coordinates and co-leads bi-monthly New Volunteer Orientations

● Manages volunteer screening and background checks

● Manages Salesforce Volunteer database, including data input and analytics

● Manages annual volunteer program evaluation and planning

● Manages volunteer appreciation campaigns and events

● Co-manages volunteer groups on social media, including Mission Control, a private volunteer facebook group

● Oversees volunteer committees

● Engages in monthly calls with 826 Network staff

Resources and Training

● Updates volunteer handbooks and other volunteer resources

● Works with Program Team to plan the volunteer training skill training sessions, such as how to engage students in the classroom, cultural competence when working with youth community

● Works with Program Team to generate resources that equip volunteers with methods and strategies for engaging youth

● Develops onboarding regimen that enforces cultural competency,

quality arts education, youth development, and understanding the landscape of public education in Chicago

● Manages 826CHI’s volunteer resource website, Secret Agent Headquarters Alumni Fellowship and Internship Program

● Manages partnerships with universities and community partners

● Works with Communications Team to update internship content on the 826CHI website

● Works across departments to update internship content/position descriptions

● Recruits, hires, and onboards semester-long interns

● Manages educational, goal-oriented program experience for interns and fellows

● Manages intern evaluation and appreciation

● Works with the Student Data and Impact Coordinator to launch 826CHI’s Alumni database

● Launches 826CHI’s new Alumni Fellowship Program

Reporting

The Volunteer Manager reports to Executive Director, manages the AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Coordinator, and is a member of the Program Team.

Qualifications and skills

● Enthusiastic belief in the mission of 826CHI and commitment to youth development

● Minimum 5 years experience working with nonprofits

● Demonstrated understanding of non-profit management and volunteer support methods

● Excellent communications skills, both written and oral including public speaking

● Excellent organizational skills

● A strong work ethic, a collaborative spirit, and the ability to manage multiple independent projects successfully

● Flexible schedule, occasional nights and weekends required

● Experience facilitating groups, strong public speaking and presentation skills

● Experience developing and implementing of anti-oppression and anti-racist workshops

● Travel required, access to a car or reliable transportation a must

● CPS graduates are strongly encouraged to apply

● Spanish proficiency is a plus

APPLY

826CHI is an equal opportunity employer. 826CHI is committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented communities in the education and nonprofit sectors to apply. To apply, please fill out this application form and submit your letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to Hiring@826chi.org. For questions, please call 773.772.8108.

826CHI does not discriminate in hiring. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for this and all posted positions.

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Develop and implement training and activity objectives for small groups of adults with developmental disabilities while in community or classroom setting. Provide close supervision to ensure the health and safety of students. Must comply with all applicable regulations as required by Community Care Licensing. Must pass DOJ screening. Apply in person at Community Continuum College 1731 Colorado Ave., Turlock, CA. Monday-Friday 8 AM - 3 PM. Please no phone calls about this job. Compensation: DOE

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 ABOUT THE ROLECivic & Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for providing onsite teaching assistance for SFUSD Artists in Residence and In-Community Programs and associated administrative and programmatic tasks. Working in collaboration with YBCA’s various departments and community advisory bodies, the Civic & Community Engagement Coordinator will support multi-faceted programs and activities that serve to bring creative resources to broader community concerns. The Civic & Community Engagement Coordinator is charged with working to successfully fulfill YBCA’s mission and vision. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • In collaboration with Civic & Community Engagement Manager, coordinate administrative and programmatic tasks of the SFUSD Artists in Residence Program and In-Community Programs

  • Provide onsite teaching assistance for SFUSD Artists in Residence Program and In-Community Programs

  • Maintain detailed and accurate records of program data and documentation to ensure compliance with partner requirements

  • Coordinate evaluation tasks for Civic & Community Engagement programs

  • Assist in preparing funding reports for Civic & Community Engagement Programs

  • Represent YBCA at community meetings, performances and events 

  • General administrative support 

 

QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS


  • Minimum 3 years youth, social justice or arts program management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in visual, film/video or performing arts, education or related professional experience preferred

  • Demonstrated teaching experience and ability to support a learning atmosphere for students and workshop participants

  • Experience with developing and incorporating arts and social justice into age-appropriate curricula

  • Demonstrated ability in creating partnerships with community, arts organizations or K-12 schools

  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to speak on complex social justice issues

  • Proven ability to work effectively in partnership with people of diverse cultural backgrounds

  • Experience speaking in large group and diverse audiences

  • Successful clearance of the DOJ/FBI Live Scan fingerprinting

  • Provide evidence of a current certificate that indicates freedom from tuberculosis 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, database management, and G Suite 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bilingual

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop 

 

For more info and to apply: YBCA- Civic & Community Engagement Coordinator

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RECRUITING NOW Urban Forestry and Outreach Specialist for 9-month and 6-month positions starting January 14th and March 24th through September 5th, 2020.


  • Serve the communities of Silicon Valley for a year

  • Full-time commitment: 40 hours per week (7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Tues. - Sat., shifts may vary from 7 AM to 5 PM)

  • 9-month term start date is January 14th receive an $11,900 living stipend and $4,336.50 education award (education awarded upon completion of the term).

  • 6-month term start date us receive an $8,500 living stipend and $ 3,097.50 education award (education awarded upon completion of the term).

ABOUT OUR CITY FOREST: Our City Forest has been the leading urban forestry non-profit in the San José area since 1994. Our mission is to cultivate a green and healthy Silicon Valley by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth, and maintenance of our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.

POSITION SUMMARY for 11-month term Our City Forest (OCF) Service Team Members are sponsored in part by the National Service organization, AmeriCorps, and are expected to commit to 1200 (Jan-Sept) or 900 (Mar-Sept) hours of service. Team Members will have 2 weeks of all-team training beginning on January 14th or March 24th. Each Team Member will be assigned to a primary team by the 3rd week but will support other teams when needed throughout the year. The teams are: Community Forestry (comprised of Planting, Tree Care, Lawn Busters), or Community Nursery

All members will:


  • be trained on the best practices of maintaining a green and healthy urban forest in the Silicon Valley

  • strive to build capacity in the community and maximize volunteer participation in their individual programs, acting as coaches and coordinators

  • conduct outreach to residents and businesses to educate on best urban forestry practices and the importance of environmental stewardship

  • provide friendly, professional customer service

  • actively seek opportunities for greening projects

  • organize and implement projects

JOB DESCRIPTIONS PER TEAM

The proportion of field-to-office work varies with program and team assignment. Each team will have anywhere between 5-10 members and different roles will be assigned depending on interests, skills and the team’s needs as decided by the team manager.

Nursery Team responsibilities and tasks (75-95% field, 5-25% office; approx. 10 members)


  • Propagate and cultivate shrubs, grasses, and trees

  • Transplant various sizes of trees, shrubs, and grasses

  • Learn and execute best watering techniques for the nursery plants

  • Learn and execute best pruning and care techniques for young trees and shrubs in containers

  • Remove invasive species and execute best nursery care practices assigned by Nursery Manager

  • Plan weekly workday projects and lead volunteer groups 3 days a week

  • Provide friendly customer service to community visitors during weekly open hours, answering questions about trees and shrubs

  • Maintain tree and shrub inventory system

  • Recruit, train, and correspond with volunteers of all ages and abilities

  • Database volunteer hours and events

  • Assist team with special community events

  • Organize free community workshops throughout the year

Community Forestry Team responsibilities and tasks (50-85% field, 15-50% office; approx. 25 members divided into sub-teams)


  • Participate in fieldwork necessary for project preparation, and project day execution for the following sub-teams:

  • Planting: Work outside with team and volunteers at least once a week planting trees in neighborhoods, schools, and parks

  • Tree Care: Work outside watering and maintaining newly planted trees

  • Lawn Busters: Work outside with team on lawn conversion projects, which include trenching, sheet mulching, irrigation, and plant installation

  • Intake: 50% in the office, 50% in the field; predominantly customer service-oriented position; organize planting projects, call and email qualified residents, go on-site visits, work with city permit office, some landscape design for lawn conversion projects

  • Educate residents on best water-wise landscaping and planting practices

  • Correspond and schedule appointments with community members about their planting; plan logistics and enter data for each tree planting project 

  • Assist residents with tree planting and maintenance needs; provide excellent and professional customer service to accommodate their requests

  • Conduct classroom and/or community presentations and/or represent Our City Forest at various events

  • Conduct grassroots community outreach and organizing such as neighborhood door-knocking and calling schools and churches to advertise services

  • Recruit, train, and correspond with volunteers of all ages and abilities

  • Database volunteer hours and events

Communications & Outreach Team responsibilities and tasks (15-25% field, 75-85% office; approx. 5 members)


  • Oversee volunteer program and support each team’s volunteer coordinator

  • Create and maintain relationships with dedicated volunteers called Tree Amigos

  • Recruit new Tree Amigos and work with Volunteer Program Manager to prepare educational training courses throughout the year

  • Sign up, manage tracker, and attend community outreach events; represent Our City Forest at various community outreach events and educate the public on OCF’s mission

    Oversee outreach materials stocks and needs

  • Strategize and execute outreach techniques for promoting events, recruiting volunteers, and increasing community interest in our programs/services (i.e. through flyering, social media, newsletters, and/or community meetings)

  • Complete office tasks such as phone and email correspondence with volunteers and community partners, scheduling appointments or events and planning logistics

  • Conduct classroom and community presentations, educating on urban forestry and services Our City Forest provides

    Plan, implement and assist teams in various projects depending on each program’s needs

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • U.S. Citizen or legal resident, with a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum age: 18

  • Interest in affecting change through community organizing

  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people

  • Must be available to work full time, 7:30 am - 4 pm, Tuesday - Saturday (shifts may start earlier, depending on team’s needs)

  • Must be able to commit through the end of the service term

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Strong written & oral communication skills

  • College degree is highly desirable

  • Vietnamese and Spanish speakers interested in reaching out to the communities of San José

  • Local, Bay Area residents are preferred but all are welcome to apply (Note: we do not provide housing)

  • Valid driver’s license. Proficient in driving manual transmission and towing small trailers

  • Familiar with ornamental and native tree and shrub species identification

 

Our City Forest provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Our City Forest complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

AmeriCorps members at Our City Forest have a right to reasonable accommodations for any disability. If a member has a mental or physical disability or medical condition and needs accommodation made at his/her service site in order to perform the assigned responsibilities, the member should let the Host Agency AmeriCorps Program Manager know.

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 The Digital Literacy Volunteer Program Manager (DLVPM) will be energetic and enthusiastic about providing quality digital literacy training to English-speaking learners, often within economically and socially marginalized populations. The ideal candidate blends initiative and self-direction with collaboration and teamwork. We are looking for a personable, hard-working team player who is open to learning new things, able to work on their own initiative, and enjoys working in a fast-paced work environment. The ideal candidate should be passionate about digital literacy, public access to technology and engaging marginalized and/or  underserved populations. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES   

1. Volunteer Engagement  

• Maintain volunteer opportunity listings on appropriate websites  

• Respond to and screen individuals interested in volunteering

• Train prospective volunteers  

• Place new volunteers and provide on-site introductions and orientation    2.  Volunteer Management  

• Maintain a schedule of open and filled volunteer opportunities  

• Facilitate ongoing training and support for 30-60 volunteers

• Respond to volunteer queries, concerns, and grievances promptly and efficiently  

• Schedule or act as a substitute for volunteer absences

• Keep up with current innovations in volunteer management technologies and tools  

• Organize monthly Volunteer Meetings  

• Produce monthly Volunteer e-newsletter

• Conduct and analyze results annual survey of volunteers   

3.  Service Delivery Coordination

• Manage the schedule for digital literacy programs at partner locations  

• Oversee one-time corporate volunteer events  

• Prepare promotional materials and outreach materials for programs or classes  

• Assists partners with outreach and promotion for digital literacy programs  

• Coordinate evaluation efforts related to programs  

• Attend planning meetings to assist with coordination of service delivery    4.  Deliver Digital Literacy Training

• Provide 1-on-1 tutoring and small group training to help older adults develop and improve their use of technology and the Internet  

• Assist CTN and their partners in periodically assessing the training needs of communities and individuals  

• Develop and deliver curriculum to address identified needs  

5. Data Management and Reporting

• Ensure that all volunteers report their hours for each shift, and follow up as needed  

• Monthly data validation before upload to Salesforce and City & County system.  

• Identify, collect and report additional data about programs, services, and volunteers for funders or internal use  

• Keep the online tutoring calendar up-to-date    

6.  Supervision   

• Recruit, interview and select specialized, part-time tutoring staff (e.g. bilingual)    

• Train and orient specialized, part-time tutoring staff    

• Support and develop specialized, part-time tutoring staff   

7. Public Relations  

• Represent CTN at community-based events  

• Use social media to engage volunteers, promote the volunteer program, and share information about CTN programs  

• Contribute content to the CTN website blogs    

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS  

• Excellent English written and oral communication skills  

• Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds  

• Computer and Internet proficiency and a willingness to learn new technology tools. Specifically, proficient with MS Office/Google Suite (especially Word and Excel), web browsers, Google mail and calendar, Dropbox or similar Cloud storage tool

• One year of experience in providing computer skills instruction or general adult education  

• Familiarity with challenges faced by homeless individuals and marginalized communities  

• A community service track record and commitment to volunteerism  

• Ability to work well independently and as part of a team  

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail  

• Ability to manage multiple priorities and be calm under pressure  

• Ability to solve problems and think strategically  

• Willingness to work occasional evening and weekend hours  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS  

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience  

• Two years in the nonprofit sector  

• One year overseeing volunteer engagement  

• One year supervising others who work independently  

• One year delivering and coordinating direct service community programs  

• One year working with marginalized populations (e.g. homeless, immigrant)  

• Experience teaching immigrants and /or low-level learners  

• Proficiency in a language additional to English    

Job open until filled. This position offers flexible scheduling and good benefits. Salary $48,000. Email resume and cover letter to jobs@communitytechnetwork.org Include “Digital Literacy Volunteer Program manager” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  

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If you're interested in a meaningful job that allows you to positively impact someone's life, contact REACH! You can play a vital role in assisting individuals to actively participate in the community, live independently and become successfully employed. REACH transforms the lives of people with special needs through resources, innovative education, advocacy, communication and housing services.

Applicants must clear a health, fingerprint and reference screening, have a reliable vehicle, good driving record, proof of automobile insurance, and current First Aid/CPR certification. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

REACH offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401(k) Plan and Vacation benefits. Sick benefits for all employees.

Please e-mail resume to csanders@reach.services or apply in person at REACH 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd. Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670 (562) 946-0467 x402 or Fax (562) 944-1189

For more information, visit us at www.reach.services

Title: Training Counselor

Application Closing: When filled

Number of Positions: As needed

Salary: Based on Experience

Health and Welfare Benefits

Primary Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Delta Services Training Specialist or Team Director, provides direct educational services, vocational services and trains for practical application of skills and social behaviors necessary for optimum levels of independent/interdependent living and vocational life for consumers with adaptive needs. Provides direct implementation of all objectives as assigned by the Delta Services Training Specialist and participates in Kin groups that include consumers and family members. Lifting, pulling and pushing are primary activities of this job.


  1. To implement the vocational and independent living skills objectives as set out in the consumer’s individual support plan.

  2. To be knowledgeable regarding specific consumer needs and backgrounds.

  3. To participate in consumer IPP meeting and provide direct assistance to the consumer in the development of their Independent Living Skills and or vocational objectives.

  4. To maintain progress notes and publish progress notes regarding assigned consumers specific objectives.

  5. To maintain an up-do-date knowledge of the most current practices related to living independently and work.

  6. To recommend changes or additions in a consumers program that would upgrade services provided by Delta Services.

  7. To provide group and individual instruction in order to execute the individual support plans of each consumer.

  8. To transport consumers to and from vocational and training activities in the community, when necessary.

  9. Actively participate in all REACH safety programs.

  10. Other duties as assigned by the Training Specialist or Team Director.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field related to the training, housing and vocational training of people with adaptive needs and one years work experience in one of these fields with persons with adaptive needs; or an AA degree in a related field with two years of experience with people with adaptive needs; or proof of an active effort to pursue a degree or credential mentioned above and three years experience with people with adaptive needs.

Demonstrate teaching abilities, keen understanding of training and vocational needs of consumers with adaptive needs and an understanding of the current Developmental Disabilities System in the State of California; a demonstrated interest in gaining new information regarding current and best practices related to adult services; ability to establish friendships with consumers and their families. The understanding of augmentative communication strategies with an emphasis in facilitated communication. Must have a valid California driver’s license, automobile insurance, recent DMV printout with good driving record; and a reliable and safe vehicle; ability to lift 80 pounds; ability to work independently without direct supervision. Certification in CPR and First Aid. The ability to provide very clear and concise written and oral communications.

Application Procedure:

Submit job application to REACH, 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd., Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670, Attn: Caryn Sanders, Director of Human Resources (562) 946-0467 ex. 402 or e-mail to csanders@reach.services.

Selection Procedure:

All applicants shall be screened for minimum requirements. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to an interview. Thank you for your interest in REACH and Delta Services

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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If you're interested in a meaningful job that allows you to positively impact someone's life, contact REACH! You can play a vital role in assisting individuals to actively participate in the community, live independently and become successfully employed. REACH transforms the lives of people with special needs through resources, innovative education, advocacy, communication and housing services.

Applicants must clear a health, fingerprint and reference screening, have a reliable vehicle, good driving record, proof of automobile insurance, and current First Aid/CPR certification. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

REACH offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401(k) Plan and Vacation benefits. Sick benefits for all employees.

Please e-mail resume to csanders@reach.services or apply in person at REACH 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd. Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670 (562) 946-0467 x402 or Fax (562) 944-1189

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Title: Training Counselor

Application Closing: When filled

Number of Positions: As needed

Salary: Based on Experience

Health and Welfare Benefits

Primary Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Delta Services Training Specialist or Team Director, provides direct educational services, vocational services and trains for practical application of skills and social behaviors necessary for optimum levels of independent/interdependent living and vocational life for consumers with adaptive needs. Provides direct implementation of all objectives as assigned by the Delta Services Training Specialist and participates in Kin groups that include consumers and family members. Lifting, pulling and pushing are primary activities of this job.


  1. To implement the vocational and independent living skills objectives as set out in the consumer’s individual support plan.

  2. To be knowledgeable regarding specific consumer needs and backgrounds.

  3. To participate in consumer IPP meeting and provide direct assistance to the consumer in the development of their Independent Living Skills and or vocational objectives.

  4. To maintain progress notes and publish progress notes regarding assigned consumers specific objectives.

  5. To maintain an up-do-date knowledge of the most current practices related to living independently and work.

  6. To recommend changes or additions in a consumers program that would upgrade services provided by Delta Services.

  7. To provide group and individual instruction in order to execute the individual support plans of each consumer.

  8. To transport consumers to and from vocational and training activities in the community, when necessary.

  9. Actively participate in all REACH safety programs.

  10. Other duties as assigned by the Training Specialist or Team Director.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field related to the training, housing and vocational training of people with adaptive needs and one years work experience in one of these fields with persons with adaptive needs; or an AA degree in a related field with two years of experience with people with adaptive needs; or proof of an active effort to pursue a degree or credential mentioned above and three years experience with people with adaptive needs.

Demonstrate teaching abilities, keen understanding of training and vocational needs of consumers with adaptive needs and an understanding of the current Developmental Disabilities System in the State of California; a demonstrated interest in gaining new information regarding current and best practices related to adult services; ability to establish friendships with consumers and their families. The understanding of augmentative communication strategies with an emphasis in facilitated communication. Must have a valid California driver’s license, automobile insurance, recent DMV printout with good driving record; and a reliable and safe vehicle; ability to lift 80 pounds; ability to work independently without direct supervision. Certification in CPR and First Aid. The ability to provide very clear and concise written and oral communications.

Application Procedure:

Submit job application to REACH, 9300 Santa Fe Springs Rd., Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670, Attn: Caryn Sanders, Director of Human Resources (562) 946-0467 ex. 402 or e-mail to csanders@reach.services.

Selection Procedure:

All applicants shall be screened for minimum requirements. Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to an interview. Thank you for your interest in REACH and Delta Services

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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School on Wheels is a fast-paced nonprofit organization working to change the lives of homeless children. Our goal is to shrink the gaps in their education and provide them with the highest level of education possible. 

As the Volunteer Support Coordinator, you will be responsible for recruiting, managing and supporting volunteers who work to change the lives of the homeless students they tutor.

This position is based in our Los Angeles office on Fletcher Avenue and frequent (2 – 3 days per week minimum) travel to either the San Fernando Valley or West LA areas is required.

What you’ll do:


  • Support and train volunteers, ensuring they have the tools needed to tutor their student.  

  • Marketing, outreach, and recruitment of new volunteers with targeted recruitment based on needs.

  • Conduct follow up advanced volunteer training, working with experienced volunteers. 

  • Focus on volunteer retention and show them appreciation for the impact they have on students. 

  • Communicate with volunteers with a focus on personal connections and responsiveness to needs.

  • Regular group meetings with volunteers to provide a sense of community and to share ideas.

  • Work with student coordinator to reach every homeless family who needs our services.

  • Work as a team with student coordinator to find appropriate match for volunteer and student.

  • Establish Volunteer Council to provide feedback to improving volunteer experience.

  • Marketing and expansion of scholarships.

  • Highlight star volunteers and students, share success stories.

  • Database reporting, updating, and tracking of current volunteers and students, as well as alumni.

What we are looking for:


  • One to three years experience managing volunteers, preferably working with at-risk youth. 

  • Must be comfortable with outreach in various capacities including working in homeless shelters and surrounding areas.

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills a must. You are able to connect with people at all levels – volunteers, shelter staff and management, homeless families, and students of all ages and backgrounds.

  • Empathy for and an understanding of homeless families and the homeless population.

  • Must be highly organized and efficient in time management skills; this is a fast-paced position with competing priorities.

  • Ability to perform in a team environment, while working independently. 

  • Excellent computer skills required; experience with SalesForce and G-Suite a plus. 

  • Ability to represent SOW in the highest manner and exemplify SOW’s values, integrity and ethics.

  • Drive and ambition; ready to make a difference each and every day. 

  • Local travel required; valid California driver’s license, auto insurance and use of personal vehicle.

  • Lifting of material donations, including backpacks, school supplies, etc. required periodically.

Benefits and Opportunities you’ll receive:


  • Salary $36,000 - $38,000.

  • Medical, dental, vision, 403b plan. 

  • Paid vacation and holidays; we expect you to work hard, but still enjoy a personal life.

  • Flexibility – flexible working environment and telecommuting. Enough freedom to spread your wings while still holding you accountable. 

  • Autonomy – this position will provide you with a lot of autonomy as you will be required to take charge of projects and complete tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Professional Development – we believe in investing in our team and giving you the tools to succeed. Ongoing coaching, training, and growth opportunities provided along with a professional development stipend each year.

  • Skill variety – you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks to develop your skills in many areas. 

  • Mobility – room for vertical and horizontal mobility within organization. 

  • Consistent and fair leadership – we’ll share information, set clear goals, show you respect, and treat everyone fairly.

  • Culture – you will be a part of a passionate, mission-driven team where your ideas and feedback will be listened to and encouraged. You will have opportunities to be a part of team-based projects resulting in bringing change to the organization.

At School on Wheels, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to fulfill our mission of improving students lives through education.

To join this dedicated team, submit your cover letter and resume for consideration.

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR TREATMENT AND GENDER SPECIFIC PROGRAMS JOB DESCRIPTION Full-time, Exempt   

Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc., established in 1965, is a community-based organization located in the Mission District, and offers substance abuse prevention, treatment, employment, entrepreneurial, 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:  Program Director, Treatment and Gender Specific Programs 

Reports To:  Executive Director   

Position Description: As part of the leadership and management team at Horizons, the Program Director, Treatment and Gender Specific Programs, works closely with our Clinical Director and is responsible for the overall programmatic and fiscal management, oversight, planning/coordination, staffing, supervision, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency’s Medi-Cal certified, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Outpatient Treatment, Mental Health, and Gender-specific Programs, specifically: Females Against Violence (FAV) and Jovenes Education and Empowerment Program (JEEP). In partnership with the Executive Director and Program Director, Prevention and Employment, this position will participate in funding source and other city-wide Steering/Advisory Board Committees, provide internal and external leadership and interfacing, and help chart Horizons’ future growth and strategic response to an ever-increasing demand for the Agency’s services.   

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   

·  Responsible for the planning, development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the SUD Outpatient Treatment, Mental Health and Gender-specific contracts, programs, budgets, and staff.  

·  Develop funding source Workplans and Contract Renewals and monitor program activities on a regular basis to ensure activities are aligned and in compliance with proposed services, objectives are met, and program staff is on track to meet goals. 

·  Identify best practices and create systems to ensure that services are designed and implemented in accordance with respective contract/funding source requirements goals and objectives. 

·  Oversee, monitor, and track current program evaluation measures, as well as develop new program evaluation frameworks to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas for improvement. ·  Track and monitor staff data entry in the AVATAR, CMS and CalOMS database system for compliance and satisfactory progress with performance objectives.  

·  Collect, review, and analyze statistical data for use in reports, proposals, presentations, and evaluation.  

·  Draft monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports to demonstrate achievement of goals. 

·  Report evaluation findings to Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the program. 

·  Plan and execute weekly staff meetings to maintain staff rapport, disseminate programmatic/agency related information, team build, and monitor progress.  

·  Consistently attend all funding source meetings, trainings, and events to stay current on all contractual related matters.  

·  Other duties assigned by the Executive Director.    

· In consultation with the Executive Director, recruit, interview, and hire program staff/consultants.  

· Draft Memorandum of Understanding for all consultants and ensure all hiring paperwork is completed for employees.  

·  Implement the Agency’s human resources policies, procedures and practices of the organization. 

·  Ensure that all program staff and consultants receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the programs. 

·  Supervise program staff and cultivate a culture of learning and empowerment through ongoing guidance, coaching, training, direction, input, and feedback to keep morale high, promote inclusion and collaboration, ensure delivery of high quality programs, and foster productivity.  

·  Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of all staff. 

·  Establish and implement a professional development program to address employee experience and skill gaps. 

·  Work with staff to develop objective performance measurements across all programs, to ensure consistent, high-quality evaluation and goal setting for all employees. 

·  Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling oversight of individual and organization performance standards. 

·  Actively interface with clients and other stakeholders to gain community support for the program and to solicit input for program improvement/enhancement.  

·  Liaise with other managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery.   

· Must be CAADE or CCAP certified with 3-5 years Management/Supervisory experience. 

· Experience providing SUD Outpatient treatment services in a professional setting. 

· Proven track record of designing, writing, securing, implementing, and managing grants for programming.  

· Highly analytical, forward thinking, with an acute attention to detail.  

· Proven ability to lead a team towards success and reach required goals and obligations on a consistent basis.  

· Superior record with meeting deadlines and juggling multiple tasks and projects.  

· Outstanding communicator with an aptitude for public speaking, training, and partnership building.  · Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in a variety of settings.  

· Successful in roles requiring a high level of discretion, professionalism, and leadership.  

· Demonstrated ability to interface with high level departmental and community leaders, and represent the agency and programs at local and national conferences, conventions, town halls, and other events.  

· Able to maintain confidential, accurate, and complete records including documentation of daily activities; monthly and quarterly reports, etc.  

· Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc; Mac platforms.  

· Must be able to work evenings, on weekends, and before normal business hours (10:00am-6:30pm) for events, outreach, trainings, and to meet deadlines.  

· Must be able to clear a background and TB test. 

· Ability to use personal vehicle and adherence to agency insurance requirements. 

· If in recovery, must be clean and sober for a minimum of 2 years. 

· Willing and able to commit to a 3-5 year tenure at the agency.    

· Master’s Degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of progressive Senior Level Management/Supervisory experience. 

· Experience managing Medi-Cal certified SUD Treatment programs. 

· Experience developing grant proposals to ensure continuous delivery and expansion of services. 

· Committed to, and passionate about, issues facing Latino youth, and other youth of color, and their families. 

· Bilingual English/Spanish desirable.     

This is a full-time, permanent, salaried, and exempt 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 and opportunities for professional development and continued learning. The annual salary for this position is $60,587-$70,190.   

:  Open Until Filled   

Submit cover letter, writing sample, and resume, , to: Vilma Herrera, Program Assistant: vherrera@horizons-sf.org or via mail to: 440 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110.       

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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Position: Violence Prevention for Sex Workers Housing Coordinator  Reports to: Program Manager, Hope Center  

Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt    

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION    

Opened in 1998, San Francisco SafeHouse is a 501(c)3 non-profit program that provides supportive services to homeless women surviving sexual exploitation. San Francisco SafeHouse offers both transitional housing and a drop-in center, The Hope Center. SafeHouse staff provide guidance through the women’s recovery providing a gender specific response to sexual exploitation, homelessness, and trauma. At both programs, participants are offered housing assistance, intensive case management, trauma informed groups, and a wide array of other services.   

  POSITION DESCRIPTION    The Violence Prevention for Sex Workers Housing Coordinator (VPSW Housing Coordinator) is responsible for responding in collaboration with St. James Infirmary’s outreach team to sex workers in the Mission District who have experienced, or are at high risk for, violence by linking sex workers to emergency housing and long term supportive services as desired.   This position is a part-time role at 25 hours weekly. Candidates should have the flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours.   

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

 Direct Services (80%)  • Assist at-risk sex workers identified by St. James Infirmary’s outreach team in securing emergency housing/hotel stays • Administer emergency housing vouchers • Meet with sex workers on site in temporary housing to assess for, and provide resources around, long term support options, including services through SafeHouse and St. James Infirmary. • Assist participants in applying for permanent housing  • Conduct periodic outreach in the mission district in collaboration with St. James Outreach team as needed     

  Administrative Duties (20%)  • Develop partnerships with local SROs and hotels in order to secure emergency housing for violence survivors • Maintain records of client contacts, administered housing vouchers and other relevant information • Assist with the development of outreach materials, educational materials as needed • Participate in monthly outreach team meetings at St. James Infirmary as well as weekly staff meetings and individual supervision at the Hope Center.   

  Qualifications:  · Highly preferred if candidate has worked in the sex trades, has ties to and an understanding of, the mission community, or has other relevant lived experience · Bilingual English/Spanish  · Commitment to social justice and anti-oppression work, both personally and structurally · 2 years of related community based work experience preferred • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment    

COMPENSATION: This position will be paid at the rate of $25.00/hour. As a part-time position, the VPSW Housing Coordinator position is not eligible for benefits, with the exception of paid sick leave and company-matched retirement plan.   San Francisco SafeHouse is an affirmative action employer. All interested individuals, including survivors, people of color, women, persons with disabilities, formerly incarcerated people and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex are encouraged to apply.    

SPECIAL ADA REQUIREMENTS:    San Francisco SafeHouse is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disability, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. Position requires both standing and sitting and working at a keyboard for extended periods of time.   

 TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume.

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JOB TITLE: Development Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt

HOURS: 40 hours per week

SALARY: Depends on Experience; Competitive Benefits Package

REPORTS TO: Programs Director

POSITION SUMMARY

LandPaths seeks an individual with a passion for building a diverse, healthy and whole community connected with the land. The ideal candidate is driven, energetic and creative, excels in an active work environment, committed to equity in access to nature, and loves people and the outdoors. The Development Manager will provide leadership and expertise in all areas of fundraising and understands how to successfully build fundraising initiatives aligned with LandPaths’ mission. The ideal candidate will bring a keen awareness of current and changing fundraising trends and best practices.

The Development Manager will be LandPaths’ fundraising strategist and one of two primary relationship-builders, working with a team to solicit support for programs and the organization as a whole. The Development Manager will be an engaged leading member of the fundraising team, which includes the Executive Director, Programs Director, Communications Lead, and the Board of Directors Fun-raising Committee. The Development Manager will lead the fundraising team in the goal-setting and planning, implementation and evaluation of all LandPaths’ campaigns, events, and other fundraising efforts. The Development Manager is responsible for high touch individual philanthropic and corporate donor stewardship and recognition strategies. They will interact regularly with major donors, and create and sustain strong relationships and partnerships based around shared vision and values. Additionally, the Development Manager is responsible for channeling the talents of staff and volunteers to increase effective participation in fundraising.

POSITION DUTIES

Leadership


  • Assess current fundraising systems, and evaluate for excellence and impact;

  • Develop and implement annual and multi-year fundraising vision and strategy aligned with LandPaths’ Strategic Plan;

  • Develop and implement with Programs Director and grant writing support, an annual and multi-year grant strategy as part of the overall fundraising plan;

  • Develop fundraising materials—from donor letters to social media—including ‘call to actions,’ working in partnership with the Communications Lead;

  • Active participation in the organizational management team;

  • Become knowledgeable and conversant in all aspects of LandPaths’ mission, strategic plan, preserves and community programs;

Implementation & Administration


  • Mentor and monitor high performance of staff, board development committee and board of directors in regards to the achievement of fundraising goals; ensure teams have the knowledge and ability to succeed;

  • Coordinate planning and implementation of high-touch donor cultivation, recognition, events and benefits;

  • Direct annual and targeted campaigns;

  • Grow and maintain a corporate giving program;

  • Monitor budgets;

  • Produce accurate and timely reports;

  • Support the Executive Director with fundraising activities

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

A successful candidate will likely have significant experience with fundraising, including the following qualifications:


  • Five years or more experience with fundraising;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Experience with social media, databases, online and digital communications;

  • Planning and implementing intimate and larger outdoor events;

  • Detail-oriented, well organized;

  • Strong communication skills: articulate with a proven ability to write effectively and speak persuasively;

  • Bi-lingual and/or have significant cross-cultural experience or understanding;

  • College degree or relevant work experience.

ATTRIBUTES

A successful candidate will embrace LandPaths’ values and culture, including the following:


  • Embrace LandPaths’ values, inclusive of our commitment to fairness and equity;

  • Thrives in a creative, problem- solving atmosphere of shared leadership and unrelenting drive to improve;

  • Curious; enjoys learning and supporting the work of others;

  • Works best in busy work environment, managing multiple variables with divergent goals;

  • High integrity and strong commitment to program and organizational goals;

  • Confident in area of expertise, flexible, and able to engage with new ideas and approaches;

  • Enjoys and expresses joy as part of a positive work environment;

  • A people person

COMPENSATION

LandPaths’ compensation includes health coverage, retirement savings, and generous paid leave package. The specific compensation package is determined by position and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested applicants should send a BRIEF AND SPECIFIC cover letter (including salary expectations) and resume to LandPaths ~ attn: HR, 618 4th Street, Suite 217, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 or hr@landpaths.org. Deadline to apply is December 16.

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Hanna Boys Center is a private nonprofit which provides a therapeutic, residential school program to underserved adolescent boys. Additionally, Hanna provides training and consultative services through the Hanna Institute, in the area of childhood trauma, to other youth serving organizations. We work collaboratively with these organizations to help them improve care and enhance program outcomes.

The Youth Counselor is responsible for supervising the daily living experience and for providing a consistent and caring environment for each resident under their care. This includes teaching socially appropriate skills, planning trips and activities, helping with homework, providing discipline, and teaching appropriate conflict resolution.

The Youth Counselor acts as a positive adult role model in all areas by demonstrating and developing positive interactive relationships while establishing clear boundaries for the residents. Additionally, Youth Counselors are expected to implement treatment approaches and or techniques which include Restorative Practice, Life Space Interviews, Universal Trauma Training, ACE Study, Workforce Protection and Policies that Reflect Trauma Informed Care.

TRAINING: Five weeks of comprehensive training for all new staff members, and continued training and professional enhancement for the duration of employment.

STARTING SALARY: $34,000+ annually

ROOM & BOARD PROVIDED: Each staff is provided a private room with a shared living area, kitchenette, game room and washer and dryers.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Vision and 401k retirement plan. 5&1/2 weeks of Paid Time Off and 5 paid Holidays annually.

SHIFTS: Shifts are 4 days per week and sleepovers are required. There are three shifts available:

• Sunday through Wednesday,

• Wednesday through Saturday, and

• Saturday through Tuesday

The candidate will not know what shift is open until he or she is assigned to a group home and the current staff shifts are determined. The goal for each Group Home is to have a team of six staff in each house. One Group Coordinator and five Youth Counselors with three staff on per day.

TYPICAL WEEKDAY WORK SCHEDULE (DIRECT-TIME)

7:30 AM Wake Up for the boys.

8:30 AM Breakfast

9:00 AM Boys Attend School

9:00 TO 2:30 Youth Counselor Break

2:30 to 10:30 Boys and Staff Group Home Activities

REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a criminal background check and physical, including a drug and TB test. Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to be covered under our insurance. Ability to be certified in CPR/First Aid, community water safety and crisis intervention. Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in related field or experience working with children, however others who are interested may apply.

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Job Description


The City of Santa Rosa announces an exciting opportunity to serve City residents and make a difference in the community as a Community Outreach Specialist!

This is a 2-year limited term position located in the City's Fire Department. 

Community Outreach Specialists develop and implement community-based programs, provide community informational and educational outreach programs, evaluate service needs and offer referrals and alternatives, and serve as a community liaison to establish effective relationship on behalf of city departments. The position in the Fire Department will plan, develop and implement fire prevention, safety, and emergency preparedness programs. 


The work schedule will vary according to the needs of the department. Attendance at evening and weekend community events is required.

For information about the City's Fire Department and emergency preparedness, go to: https://srcity.org/2558/Emergency-Preparedness. 


Ideal Candidates:


The ideal candidates will be proven self-starters with strong organizational skills and the ability communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. They will have formal public speaking experience and possess excellent skills building strong relationships and working as a team with diverse groups of people. The ideal candidates will have completed related formal education and have experience developing and implementing effective community outreach program activities. Public safety, volunteer coordination and grant administration experience is a plus. Bilingual English/Spanish skills are also desirable.

Tentative Selection Process:


Only complete online applications with all supplemental questions answered will be accepted. Resumes are not accepted as substitutes for any part of the application.


All applications and supplemental questionnaires will be carefully reviewed and evaluated. Top candidates will be invited to the next step in the process, which may include a formal interview and other assessments. 


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Research, develop, plan and coordinate activities of community outreach programs and projects

  • Provide information and referrals regarding departmental activities and services and resources available through the city or in the community

  • Develop and prepare written informational materials and presentations in a variety of formats 

  • Attend community meetings and serve on committees or boards as a city department  representative

  • Present information and educational programs to homeowners groups, schools and various civic and business organizations

  • Coordinate and facilitate small to large group meetings

  • Organize special events, dedications, and major community involvement days

  • Facilitate communication and resolution of problems, concerns or complaints between residents and city staff and  officials 

  • Conduct research and prepare responses to English and non-English speaking resident inquiries on a variety of needs

  • Identify ways to enhance service to the community

  • Develop and maintain positive public and community relations

  • Enhance community outreach and education through electronic communication and social media development and management

  • Prepare public service announcements and work with news media on educational campaigns

  • Work with various community based organizations, neighborhood groups, civic groups, service clubs, schools, youth organizations and other groups to maintain open lines of communication between the City and individuals from various racial, cultural and economic backgrounds

  • Participate in needs assessment analysis to identify community outreach needs

  • May assist with strategic and short range planning and implementation of programs and services

  • Collaborate with other City department staff on small to large scale projects

  • Prepare and monitor program budgets; assist with grants; prepare and present a variety of reports to department managers, city management, community groups,  boards and commissions

  • Attend workshops and training to obtain current information relevant to departmental activities

  • Attend evening and occasional weekend meetings


Fire Department additional duties:



  • Plan, develop and implement fire prevention, safety, and emergency preparedness programs

  • Assist with implementation of a vegetation management program within Wildland Urban Interface areas of the community and organize and coordinate related outreach activities;

  • Monitor, evaluate and maintain the relevance of fire and life safety public education programs to contemporary issues facing communities

  • Respond to questions and fire and life safety needs of the community


Required Qualifications:


Knowledge of:  Contemporary issues affecting local government and the community; relevant federal state and local programs and related laws, policies and procedures; resources available to members of the communities served; management of group dynamics and meeting facilitation techniques and methods; basic dynamics of human behavior including problem solving and motivation techniques, data collection and presentation methods; needs assessment methods; English usage, grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.
 
Ability to:  Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; effectively plan, direct, manage, and coordinate projects; provide clear direction to others; properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and policies; demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness; exercise independent judgment and work with a minimum of supervision; effectively sustain frequent contact with a wide variety of people; gather and analyze data; analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action; understand and relate to the needs of members of the communities to be served; provide culturally appropriate and responsive services to diverse populations to meet identified needs; prepare, organize, and make presentations to community and professional groups; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees of the city and other government and community agencies; operate standard office equipment, a computer and a variety of software, and audio-visual equipment; learn the organization, policies, procedures and operating details of the city and assigned department.
 
Experience and Education:  Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:  Experience:  Sufficient experience performing community contact duties intended to establish or promote an effective working relationship between community representatives or groups and local government or service agencies; or experience in social service program development and individualized client service coordination.  Experience which includes identifying and resolving problems encountered by either individuals or a community group is desirable.  Education:  The completion of high school, supplemented by courses in social work, sociology, psychology, marketing, communication, or other closely related fields from an accredited college or university. A related Bachelor's degree is desirable.  Bilingual capability in English-Spanish is highly desirable.



License or Certificate:  This classification requires the use of a vehicle while conducting City business to conduct public outreach, transport training and outreach materials, and travel to meetings and events in widespread locations throughout Santa Rosa both during and after hours. In order to drive, individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely and must possess a valid, Class C, California driver license.


Company Description

The City of Santa Rosa, a charter city incorporated in 1868, is the county seat of Sonoma County, one of California's premier wine growing regions, and it is the gateway to tourist destinations in the redwoods and on the coast. Santa Rosa is the 26th largest city in the state. it occupies 41 square miles and serves a population of 170,236.

The City of Santa Rosa provides a full range of services including police and fire protection; construction and maintenance of streets and other infrastructure; water, storm water, and wastewater utilities; housing services through its Housing Authority; economic development; transit; parking; and recreation, parks, and cultural services, including a municipal golf course.

The City of Santa Rosa's residents work in a well balanced mix of management, professional, manufacturing, sales, tourism, transportation, construction, and service jobs. The City also plays an important role in supporting the agriculture and tourism industries of California's north coast.

THE CITY:
Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, you will find a vibrant City overflowing with all there is to love about California. Welcome to Santa Rosa where everything comes together: Wine country, farm country, redwood forests and rivers, lakes and the ocean. In the center of all that is a thriving downtown lined with intriguing shops and restaurants that delight casual diners and epicurean alike. A charter city incorporated in 1868, Santa Rosa is the county seat of Sonoma County, one of California's premier wine growing regions and is the gateway to tourist destinations in the redwoods and on the coast. Santa Rosa occupies 41 square miles and serves a population of 170,000. The City has a historic preservation program and has environmental diversity.

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The primary responsibility of the Outreach Coordinator is to serve as a liaison between Renaissance and current and potential partners and clients. The Outreach Coordinator will work as part of a team to raise awareness of Renaissance’s products and services and will act as a representative of the company in community activities, organizations and educational events. The work will focus primarily in North Mississippi, but will include statewide outreach activities as needed.


Job Duties:



  •  Work as part of a team on developing and implementing a comprehensive community outreach plan. 

  • Determine potential partners and cultivate those prospects that best align with Renaissance’s priorities and needs.

  • Research and assist in expanding Renaissance’s presence in North Mississippi.

  • Act as Renaissance’s representative while attending community and industry events around the state, including presenting information to groups regarding programs and services

  • Work as part of a team in a face-paced environment

  • Provide activity reports to the President and leadership of Renaissance.


 Requirements:



  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience, preferably including outreach activities.

  • Knowledge of mortgage and commercial lending is a plus.

  • Excellence in both oral and written communications.

  • Ability to coordinate and lead meetings, including public speaking.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Flexibility to work some nights or weekends as may arise from certain event attendance.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills


Company Description

Renaissance Community Loan Fund is a certified nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution providing mortgage and commercial lending services and financial assistance to low-to-moderate income residents of Mississippi for over 12 years. www.rclfms.com


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OPENEDGE IS SEEKING ENTRY LEVEL CANDIDATES FOR MANAGEMENT-IN-TRAINING PROGRAM!!!


 


 


OpenEdge is looking to immediately hire self-motivated, positive and passionate candidates to develop into managers and sales executives. Ideal candidates are seeking professional growth, a great work atmosphere and opportunity for the future.


 


OpenEdge is a direct sales and marketing firm working on behalf of world renowned Technology organizations. We utilize a face-to-face direct marketing approach. Due to our record breaking numbers, our clients have given us the green light to hire an incoming entry level class.


 


We are looking for the right people to lead in expanding and growing this division. The right candidate will be self-motivated, have natural leadership abilities, and be career-oriented.


 


Hired Candidates will Receive the following:



  • Full Training


  • Ongoing Support


  • Team Atmosphere


  • Fast Growth


  • Fun Corporate Culture


  • Face to Face Customer Service Experience


  • Business Trips


  • Travel Opportunities


  • Multitasking Skills


  • Opportunity to Manage Different Personalities



 


Entry Level Benefits:



  • Excellent career progression opportunities


  • Complete Training & Leadership Development


  • Customer Service Experience



 


Always a Plus:



  • Student Mentality


  • Goal-Oriented


  • Confidence


  • Self-motivation


  • Punctuality


  • Reliability


  • Strong Work Ethic


  • Desire to make a difference


  • Passionate about helping people



We are expanding & looking for 10 individuals to fill entry level in positions in the following departments:



  • Customer Service Associates


  • Community Based Advertising & Brand Awareness


  • Training Managers


  • Business Management


  • Marketing Associates



 


NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED- FULL TRAINING - MUST BE ABLE TO START FULL TIME ASAP


Interested Candidates MUST submit a resume TODAY!


 


 



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Job Description


 



  • Responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of outreach activities in assigned counties in Indiana that falls within the Overdose Data to Action grant guidelines.


  • Primary responsibility includes collaborating, connecting and consulting with community stakeholders on topics or concerns of Drug Overdose Prevention (DOP) and integrated community responses.


  • Focus will be on facilitating regional and statewide community planning groups.


  • Providing technical assistance to both internal and external partners on DOP activities.


  • Incumbent represents the ISDH and works closely with the other DOP Outreach Coordinators to ensure communications are cohesive and timely.



Qualifications




  • Master's Degree Required (preferably in Public Health degree with specialization in community health,social and behavioral health or community organization)


     




  • Experience in prescription drug overdose prevention, treatment activities or community organization.  (preferred)


     




  • Thorough knowledge of public health principles and practices.


     




  • Considerable knowledge of computers and competent in using software applications including: Microsoft Word and Excel 


     




  • Advanced ability to develop assessment protocols.


     




  • Extensive ability to communicate with health care and public health professionals, policy makers, agency staff, and the general public both verbally and in writing.


     




  • Advanced ability to work cooperatively with staff and representatives of State, Local, Federal and private partner agencies and to coordinate efforts of administrative and professional personnel.


     




  • Advanced ability to prepare research documents and reports.


     




  • Ability to interpret information relative to epidemiologic and assessment studies. (preferred)


     




  • Advanced experience in the writing of formal reports and articles and oral presentations.


     




  • Working knowledge of organizational structure, administrative process, and quality improvement.


     




  • Considerable skill in coordinating complex work tasks.


     




  • Have a valid Indiana drivers license and willing to travel - Work is split approximately between a standard office environment and travel by car within Indiana to assigned counties. (50-50)  Very infrequently out-of-state travel is required by airplane.


     



  • Excellent written and oral communications skills to effectively work with both internal and external public health partners.



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The Community Outreach Nurse is a registered nurse who functions as a service provider, educator, coordinator, case manager, evaluator, advocate, and facilitator of health and health services for individuals and groups. The Community Outreach Nurse delivers evidence-based health services that focus on preventive and acute healthcare and psycho-social needs while promoting the integration of the body, mind and spirit. The Community Outreach Nurse assesses patients, plans and delivers nursing care, and monitors outcomes. The Community Outreach Nurse is also responsible for educating and supporting groups of community volunteers to assess, plan, implement and evaluate health programs. The Community Outreach Nurse participates in community health outreach and health events.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  1. Supports and implements the organization’s vision, mission and values.

  2. Delivers professional nursing services and functions as a service provider, educator, coordinator, case manager, evaluator, advocate, and facilitator of health and health services for individuals and groups.

  3. Utilizes appropriate methods for interacting and collaborating sensitively, effectively, and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, religious, racial, ethnic and professional backgrounds, and persons of all ages and lifestyle preferences.

  4. Fosters and promotes a culture of service excellence and accountability.

  5. Defines, assesses, and understands the health status of individuals and populations, determinants of health and illness, factors contributing to health promotion and disease prevention, and factors influencing the use of health services.

  6. Collects comprehensive assessment data pertinent to the patient’s holistic health or the situation.

  7. Analyzes the assessment data to determine the health issues and nursing diagnoses. Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation.

  8. Uses an interdisciplinary approach that leads to the development of a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes for individuals, groups, or the community as a whole.

  9. Coordinates and manages individual care delivery and conducts health screening and education events for groups.

  10. Employs strategies to promote holistic health, wellness, and a safe environment.

  11. Provides consultation to facilitate understanding and influence the specified plan of care, to enhance the abilities of others, and to effect change.

  12. Uses procedures, referrals, treatments, therapies, and prescriptive authority (if applicable) in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.

  13. Evaluates progress toward attainment of individual and group health outcomes.

  14. Utilizes leadership, team building, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills to build community partnerships.

  15. Regularly identifies available community resources as a basis for referrals.

  16. Provides crisis intervention when required.

  17. Works independently with minimal supervision to determine priorities and methods of completing the daily workload and ensures that all responsibilities are carried out in a timely manner.

  18. Performs all job functions in a professional and courteous manner. This includes answering all general phone calls and emails in a timely way. Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers by being responsive to all inquiries in a timely manner.

  19. Provides mentorship for the professional development of colleagues, students, volunteers, and health ministers.

  20. Complies with organizational policies and procedures.

  21. Performs all other duties as assigned including participation in special projects and research.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:


Associate Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and/or graduate level degree in Nursing or related field preferred. Registered Nurse currently licensed in California. Minimum of 1 year of clinical nursing experience, community health experience preferred. CPR certification required. Valid California Drivers License and active automobile insurance required.


OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:



  • Ability to organize and prioritize work with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrates ability and flexibility to work in other areas of the organization as needed.

  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing, disease prevention, and health promotion in order to improve nursing knowledge and skills, enhance role performance, and increase his/her level of competency.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the scope and standards of nursing practice set forth by the Board of Registered Nursing in the State of California as well as the knowledge and skills to enable implementation of Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice.

  • Practices appropriate professional boundaries.

  • Synthesizes available data, information, and knowledge relevant to the situation to identify patterns and variances in individuals, families, groups, or the community as a whole.

  • Articulates the role of Community Outreach nursing to clients, healthcare providers, and the community.


Company Description

QueensCare Health Centers offer quality health services to patients in need, regardless of their ability to pay. Led by care and kindness, we seek to provide universal access to primary healthcare, improving the well-being of our clients and strengthening the entire community. At QueensCare Health Centers we treat the whole person, not just the illness.

QueensCare Health Centers provides a wide range of health services and programs for everyone in your family. At our five Federally Qualified Health Centers throughout Los Angeles County our teams of healthcare professionals are dedicated to providing primary, preventive and acute care to all individuals including adult and pediatric medical, dental and vision care.

QueensCare Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind.

QueensCare Health Centers is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at QueensCare Health Centers are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. QueensCare Health Centers will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. QueensCare Health Centers encourages applicants of all ages.

QueensCare Health Centers will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the “Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring”.


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MISSION Our Client provides exceptional and cost-effective transportation services that consistently exceed customer expectations while promoting the principles and practices of livable communities and sustainable development. VALUES Our Client values customer service, collaboration, diversity, fiscal accountability, innovation, sustainability and safety. Employees and representatives of our Client are expected to uphold these values and mission. NATURE OF POSITION Perform a full range of activities in support of community outreach programs to increase visibility within the surrounding community; cultivate relationships with community organizations and individuals. Essential Duties & Responsibilities/KSA Identify, develop, and coordinate community outreach programs and campaigns to increase community partnering and integration, awareness, and use of transportation and other services. Prospect, propose, oversee and execute community outreach activities for assigned campaigns and programs. Initiate, develop, and maintain positive long-term relationships with local organizations, governmental agencies, civic groups and other relevant entities. Plan, write, and edit material for advertisements, press releases, promotional events, and other public information as appropriate and assigned to support outreach needs. Educate community stakeholders regarding the scope of services and programs offered. Evaluate and report success of outreach events, campaigns and programs; recommend effective improvements. Conduct informational presentations on behalf of the Client for various community groups. Prepare reports requiring the collection and analysis of data on local demographics and public input for strategic use. Respond to community needs, in coordination with other staff, both proactively and as needed. Participate in meetings and events on weekends and evenings as required. Assist the Marketing & Communications Director in a variety of functionally related assignments; develop, execute and manage a variety of related projects; provide back-up to the Director and other Marketing team members as needed. Work with and maintain confidential information. Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Principles, techniques, and methods of effective community outreach, public communications, public relations, and news media communications. Understand and utilize marketing concepts and techniques, including development of programs and campaigns from inception to delivery. Principles and practices of copy writing, copy editing and style guide adherence. Communicate ideas and concepts effectively through presentations to small and large audiences. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public and other community partners and stakeholders. Plan, write, and produce internal and external communications materials for publication as assigned. Reason logically; be creative and take initiative. Analyze and evaluate complex situations; recommend and implement effective improvements. Define challenges; develop, evaluate, recommend and implement "best course" alternatives. Effectively represent the Client in a variety of public and private sector activities. Demonstrate success with the power to influence, negotiate, and resolve conflict. Learn new technologies, policies, procedures and guidelines established by professional organizations and/or governing agencies. Utilize office equipment and other relevant technology (software and systems) to meet business needs. Understand, follow, and communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Work as a team member and independently; effectively apply organizational and time management skills; meet deadlines and comply with Agency policies. Exercise sound judgment in making decisions. Focus on tasks and recall details; handle frequent interruptions. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field, and three-years' related experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Must possess a valid driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Five years of progressively responsible experience cultivating relationships with businesses, community members and organizations, or government agencies. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Other OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Collaboration: Shares time and knowledge with others; adjusts priorities as circumstances dictate; follows through on commitments, accepts responsibility for actions, resolves interpersonal conflicts constructively. Diversity: Demonstrates an awareness and respect of cultural and individual values. Treats all people with dignity, courtesy and respect. Fiscal Accountability: Actively contributes to the productivity of the agency; demonstrates good stewardship of company time and resources; displays high standards of ethical conduct. Customer Service: Anticipates the needs of internal and external customers; delivers quality work products and services within expected timeframes. Considers and responds appropriately to people in various situations. Innovation: Considers new approaches to situations; encourages ideas and improvements. Sustainability: Actively encourages environmental benefits and the conservation of natural resources. Safety: Adheres to safety related laws, regulations, standards, and practices; performs work in a safe manner; encourages and supports others to be safe while at work. The Client offers full benefits including paid holidays, Paid Time Off and wellness insurance as well as retirement account options. Applicants must be punctual, have a good work ethic, and be able to successfully complete pre-employment testing and background investigation.  ANR Group Inc, and its clients, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recruit and hire employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran.


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