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Job Title: Development Administrative Assistant

Location: Concord CA

Classification: Non-Exempt Regular Full Time with Benefits

Reports to: Office Manager

Annual Salary: $36,000 – $38,000

AGENCY OVERVIEW:Lutheran Social Services of Northern California is a non-profit agency providing services in supportive housing.

MISSION STATEMENT: LSS of Northern California's mission is to promote stability and honor the dignity of those we serve by providing supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency. LSS envisions that our communities have hope, stability, and a path to self-sufficiency.


POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Development/Administrative Assistant (DAA) reports to the Development Director, providing essential assistance in attaining the annual financial goals of the organization. The DAA is a strong writer with excellent computer skills who assists the Development Director by supporting and implementing of the LSS’s fund raising activities and operations. The DAA also has strong administrative skills and supports the Administrative Office Manager with daily operations of the Concord Administration Office.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidate is a highly organized self-starter with strong time management abilities to meet critical deadlines while juggling competing priorities.


  • Ability to write clearly and concisely and edit copy for clarity and grammatical accuracy

  • Ability to work well in teams and use direct communication to express needs and priorities with

  • Strong initiative and self-starter with follow-through

  • Attention to detail, especially in editing and proofreading

  • Must maintain professional appearance and demeanor and remain calm and professional in stressful situations

  • Punctual, reliable, accountable

  • Must have good people skills and a positive attitude when communicating about LSS and its work

  • Comfort and experience dealing with numbers and elementary math

  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds (including: staff, consumers, volunteers, donors, etc.)

  • Experience with databases. Extra points for Raisers Edge or other complex donor management system.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Bachelor’s degree, one year fund-raising experience or office experience preferred

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace

  • Ability to travel within Bay Area and Sacramento

  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed for events, donor meetings and Board meetings

  • Successfully pass a Criminal background and DMV check

KEY DUTIES

Under supervision of the Executive Office Manager or Development Director, the Development Administrative Assist is responsible for the following duties.

Donor Communications


  • Assist with writing, editing and laying out Grace at Work newsletter, print and electronic

  • Work with DD in developing content and then formatting e-mail marketing for appeals, events, stewardship and advocacy using Constant Contact or other email marketing program

  • In conjunction with DD, maintain social media presence on relevant utilities, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Grants Administration


  • Assist DD in researching opportunities, writing and editing proposals and reports. 

Congregation Relations


  • Assist DD and DA in outreach to congregations for speaking, holiday gift drives, welcome baskets and in-kind donations.

Advancement Services


  • Become proficient with the Raisers Edge NXT donor database and input data, access reports or donor lists as needed.

  • Process gifts and grant payments, including bank deposits.

  • Coordinate with DA to ensure timely acknowledgement of gifts.

Fundraising


  • Assists as needed in planning, execute and track annual campaign 

General Administrative


  • Front desk reception duties

  • Prepare daily deposit logs

  • Maintain office filing for A/P & timesheets and other projects as needed

  • Matching checks with invoices and preparing checks for mailing

  • Pulling backup documentation for invoicing

  • Maintaining AB12 spreadsheet

  • Record in-kind gifts in tracking binder

  • Process mail daily and make post office runs

  • Maintain office supplies

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to use hands to hold objects, writing instruments, or files; and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms, to use a computer and smell. The employee must occasionally lift/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to read, close vision, distance vision; color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to see, review and share the organizations secure electronic and physical files with other program staff; the incumbent will also have access to the organization’s and other highly confidential information. Because of this, the employee must have the ability to perform the job at the location of the assigned program or field office(s).

The employee frequently will be required to travel to locations within the regional areas of LSS. This may require standing in lines, walking up and down stairs, and traveling to multiple destinations on any given day. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may occasionally work outside in weather conditions, is exposed to vibration while driving a car.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Job Description

ICA is a faith based Christian organization and began in 1990 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. The Institute for Children’s Aid (ICA)is a major divisions at International Christian Adoptions. We stand on Biblical principles in all we do lending hospitality and sanctuary to all who are in need coming into our care. ICA is dedicated in helping children and their families around the world and in the United States. Our staff are multi-lingual and multi-ethnic and professionally trained to assist in various trauma informed capacities. ICA promotes and secures the emotional, spiritual and physical welfare of children who have been victimized, abandoned or persecuted; found in the streets, war zones, government run institutions, refugee camps or family homes and provides them a family they can call their own. We are looking for people who want to make a difference in the lives of children, people who are ministry minded, people who go beyond their job descriptions because the team needs it.

OVERVIEW

The Worker will provide Home Study and Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Children (UC) in federal systems. This is a wonderful opportunity that reaches out to the community offering compassionate services to youth in need.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently

Should have excellent conflict resolution and communication skills Bilingual – English and

 

SPANISH REQUIRED

·Assess potential placements youth , including background interview and home study;

Make regular contact and visits to the home, school, training site, or job of the individuals served.

Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require.

Assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices

·Develop individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances;

·Maintain accurate and complete case files by updating database systems, submitting reports, and managing physical case files;

·Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require;

·Assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices and conduct calls, interviews, and home visits;

·Build a network of local pro bono legal resources, food and clothing banks, mental health services and care providers to establish services for youth.

Track individual progress via an online database;

·Coordinate and maintain communication with key stakeholders;

·Participate in regular training and communication sessions with on-site and case work supervisor and headquarters staff; and

·Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation.All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job- related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s).

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Master's degree is preferred;

·Experience in child welfare, child placements, family preservation and social service provision is desired;

·Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources;

·Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;

·Must have a valid driver's license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation;

·Position requires up to 50 percent in state travel with limited notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Education:


  • Master's (Preferred)

Language:


  • Spanish (Required)

Work Location:


  • Multiple locations


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COMPENSATION $22.00/hour + $1.50/hour bilingual premium+ Full Benefits

PROGRAM Housing Solutions | Oakland, CA

REPORTS TO Housing Stability Coordinator

WORK SCHEDULE Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm; Wednesday, 10:00 am – 6:30pm

STATUS Full-Time

CLASSIFICATION Non-exempt

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

DRIVING REQUIRED Yes – Valid CADL and satisfactory driving record required

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 www.hamiltonfamilies.org.

Program and Position Overview

The Housing Solutions program assists families to secure permanent housing through housing search assistance, move-in financial assistance, eviction prevention and median-term shallow rent subsidies, and home-based case management.

The Housing Stability Specialist is responsible for providing case management to families during their participation in the rental subsidy program that pulls from service models including Trauma Informed Care, Harm Reduction, Critical Time Intervention and Strength Based Case Management. The Housing Stability Specialist meets at least monthly with each family on their caseload and conducts regular home visits, to support the family to remain stably housed, achieve their income-related goals and connect to resources within the community. The specialist works together with the family to establish short and longer term goals related to housing stability, makes referrals to appropriate services and assists families to apply for affordable housing opportunities. The specialist is responsible for documenting all services provided, ensuring case notes are entered into the client’s electronic record in real-time and collecting monthly program compliance documentation from each family. This position requires a California Driver License and clean driving record.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide case management, including home-based case management, to a caseload of 18-20 families. Provide home visits, in-office meetings, housing/tenant counseling, housing connection and community resource referrals for clients. Case management services may include but are not limited to intake, assessment, development and implementation of service plans, referrals to community-based resources, housing and employment advocacy, designing and facilitating client group workshops, advocacy and support for issues relating to mental and physical health and disabilities, domestic violence, substance abuse recovery, family reunification, child welfare advocacy, life skills training, and crisis intervention.

• Assess clients for strengths and barriers, including employment, behavioral health, criminal history, and substance use, and refer households to appropriate levels of housing and rental assistance. Ensure resources are used by eligible households who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

• Assist families and individuals to establish and meet housing goals and identify appropriate steps towards achieving goals, including modifying goals as needed, and evaluation of progress. Coordinate and collaborate effectively with other service providers as needed to assist clients to reach their goals.

• Maintain precise and accurate documentation of case management services, including client files and entries into client databases.

• Educate clients about budgeting and financial management practices, including support with taxes and local/federal Earned Income Tax Credit, banking and credit repair.

• Coordinate with Real Estate Department to maintain positive relationships with landlords and property management companies serving low income families. Represent and promote Housing Solutions network of housing, rental assistance, and eviction prevention services throughout the community. Represent Hamilton Families in community and collaborative meetings as needed.

• Promote values of self-sufficiency and empowerment throughout work with clients. Aid in the development of resource materials specific to neighborhoods/cities/counties where the families reside.

• Participate in planning and coordination of fun yearly events for families, including a Holiday Party and Back to School Picnic.

• Participate in various program meetings including case conference meetings and housing plan meetings in collaboration with other service providers.

• Maintain client confidentiality and HIPAA requirements; maintain program standard of documentation of case management services; keep accurate records, files, correspondence, and statistics. Prepare reports and presentations as required. Reinforce and follow appropriate boundaries with clients.

• Work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for Housing Solutions programmatic activities.

• Bilingual case management positions require providing all services described above to a caseload of clients who are predominantly monolingual in the language for which the bilingual premium applies; sharing verbal and written program and other information as needed; translating verbal and written materials, community meetings, workshops, events, and other information verbally and/or in writing as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

• A minimum of 3 years of experience performing case management duties in a health or human services field OR a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of one year of experience providing support services to families and/or individuals in a human services setting, including one year experience providing case management. Able and willing to work with diverse staff and clients.

• Experience working with extremely low income families, youth, survivors of domestic violence, populations impacted by substance abuse, mental illness, and HIV/AIDS and other diverse communities; documenting client services in paper files and online databases; and conducting outreach and presentations.

• Familiarity with and commitment to principles and practices of housing first, client-centered care, harm reduction, and safeguarding client confidentiality.

• Knowledge of community resources for families with very low incomes in the Bay Area, and knowledge and experience with housing laws a plus.

• Excellent organizational skills and able to self-motivate; able to work under pressure, address multiple priorities and meet deadlines with a positive attitude and problem-solving approach.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc.). Experience using Salesforce.com databases a plus;

• Bilingual positions require verbal and written proficiency in English as well as the second language for which the bilingual premium applies, as demonstrated through agency-administered proficiency testing.

• Essential functions of the position may require use of a telephone, working at a standard computer terminal, and the ability to follow reasonable ergonomic recommendations, sit for long periods, stand, reach, bend, lift, and carry up to 40 pounds, and driving.

• Criminal background check, fingerprint imaging, and tuberculosis (TB) clearance required post-offer.

• Valid CADL and DMV report; able and willing to travel locally as needed required.

Compensation and Benefits

Great benefits: We offer 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 locations. Additionally, HF offers tax deductible commuter benefits that can be applied to public transit, parking, bicycle maintenance, and ride sharing services like Uber pool.

Growth and leadership opportunities: 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. We also offer a $1,000 educational stipend to employees each year and offer dozens of internal and external trainings for staff at every level annually.

Time off: HF employees take advantage of generous sick and vacation benefits including 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks of sick time per year.

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

Application Procedure

• Please click the blue “APPLY” button above or below to submit an application.

• Please attach your résumé and a letter of interest (applications without both documents will not be considered).

• No faxes or phone calls.

• Hamilton Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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International company is looking for people to work in San Jose, Sacramento, and San Francisco Bay area.

 

1) Experience Health care Interpreters fully bilingual.

2) Some experience Health care Interpreters fully bilingual.

3) No-experienced fully bilingual people - we train.

 

We are a large interpreting company (in business since 1972).

 

The requirements are that you are bilingual in English and one of the following languages:

Albanian, Amharic, American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cambodian, Cantonese, Croatian, Creole, Dari, Farsi, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Mam, Mandarin, Mien, Mongolian, Nepali, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Urdu & Vietnamese.

 

You must pass our Language Proficiency Test both written and oral. You must be able to read and write in the languages you have indicated you speak.

 

Please email us your resume for consideration. We have full-time, part-time and on-call.

 

For your resume to be reviewed, you must indicate on the subject line of the email, the language(s) and dialect(s) you speak and the city where you live.

 

You MUST have a car and a valid driver's license.

 

Access our website www.ie-center.org, and click on "careers" at top of the page. You will see our location and access information about our company.


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