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COMPENSATION $20/hr + $1.50/hr bilingual premium if applicable + Full Benefits

PROGRAM Hamilton Transitional Housing-Hayes | 1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA

REPORTS TO Children’s Services Coordinator

WORK SCHEDULE Mondays through Fridays 11:00 am to 7:30 pm

STATUS Full-Time Temporary (3 to 4 months tentatively)


UNION REPRESENTATION YES – OPEIU, Local 29; initial fee + monthly dues

Hamilton Families

Our mission is to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1985, Hamilton Families is San Francisco's leading service provider to homeless families, with carefully designed programs to prevent homelessness, provide shelter and stability, return families to permanent housing and support the well-being of children experiencing homelessness. We currently operate these programs across four sites in San Francisco and Oakland. For more information, visit

Program and Position Overview

Hamilton Families Transitional Housing in the North of Panhandle neighborhood houses and supports 20 families at high risk for chronic homelessness for up to 18 months. Families receive intensive social services to identify and address factors contributing to their homelessness to enable them to return to stable, independent housing and economic self-sufficiency. The program provides case management, employment readiness activities, job retention support, intensive housing search

support and substance abuse recovery support.

The Children's Services Associate is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading a wide variety of activities for children ranging in age from infancy to teens.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Supervise children’s activities including playtime, snacks, tutoring, arts and crafts and field trips.

• Set up and clean up after children’s program activities, and maintain high safety and cleanliness standards in program.

• Work with Coordinator to develop and facilitate children’s and volunteer events and activities.

• Assist the Coordinator in outreach to potential new volunteers.

• Assist the Coordinator in contacting volunteers and maintaining communication with volunteers regarding Volunteer Program needs.

• Consistently evaluate children’s program activities and provide feedback to the Coordinator.

• Observe children’s program volunteers and assist the Coordinator in evaluating their performance.

• Maintain communication with families regarding opportunities for children within the program and within the community.

• Model and facilitate appropriate behavior for participants and staff, respond to participant requests in a professional and courteous manner, and observe and adhere to participant confidentiality standards.

• Respond appropriately to emergencies, including contacting appropriate staff and supervisor(s), interacting with police, fire and medical personnel as needed.

• Actively participate in staff development and staff training as required.

• Participate in coordinating and overseeing the afterschool program, including providing transportation, leading activities and homework help, and supporting children academically, socially and emotionally.

• Participate in weekly case review and other meetings.

• Assist in coordinating partnerships and on site programming.

• Capture participants data on salesforce.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

• High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred, with a concentration in education, child development, social services, or a related field.

• 12 core semester units in early childhood education / development or must meet alternate California Community Care Licensing requirements for School Age Teachers. More info available here:

• Prior experience with children and/or families in an afterschool, classroom or preschool setting preferred.

• 6 months experience in any of the following:

o Licensed childcare

o Teacher assistance in Elementary/Middle school

o Paid or volunteer work in school guidance or counseling programs

o Paid or volunteer work in Physical Ed or youth development

o Paid or volunteer work experience in human services

• TB (Tuberculosis) clearance, and fingerprint imaging (Criminal Background Clearance and Child Abuse Index Clearance) required post offer.

• Driving License & DMV Report required

• Sensitivity to the needs of homeless families; able and willing to work with diverse staff and clients.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, etc.

• CPR and First Aid certification required within first 6 months of hire.

• Essential job functions include using a telephone, working at a standard computer terminal; ability to follow reasonable ergonomic accommodations; sit and stand for long intervals; reach, bend, lift, and carry up to 40 pounds depending on position; and walk up and down stairs several times a day.

Compensation and Benefits

Hamilton Families (HF) offers excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage, plus tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Arrangements for Health Care and Dependent Care. Employees also have the chance to earn up to $180 per calendar year for participating in various wellness activities and can participate in partnership discounts with various YMCA and 24-Hour Fitness locations. Additionally, HF offers tax-deductible commuter benefits that can be applied to public transit, parking, and ride sharing services like Lyft Line and Uber pool.

The work at HF is designed for individuals to follow their passions and commitment to community. HF takes professional development seriously and offers coaching and training opportunities at every level. A role with the Stability team is great for an individual who is interested in exploring community based nonprofit work, social work, or mental health disciplines. We also offer a $1,000 tuition reimbursement to employees each year (after 12 months of employment) and offer dozens of internal and external trainings for staff at every level annually.

HF employees enjoy generous benefits including 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks of sick time per year.

HF offers an employer-matched 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and other great long-term benefits!

Application Procedure

● Click the blue "APPLY" button above or below.

● Please attach your resume and a brief letter of interest.

● No faxes or phone calls.

● Hamilton Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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