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The Program Facilitator is responsible for supervising the girl participants and facilitating programs offered by the organization. The position will focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) subjects for elementary school girls in fourth and fifth grades.

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BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 20 agencies in schools and community-based organizations to serve youth and families in the San Francisco Bay Area. As part of AmeriCorps, BAYAC Members commit to a full-time (40 hours/week) term of service in the Bay Area's most high-need communities, working to provide youth with opportunities for meaningful engagement, skill building, and emotional and social development. This is a paid work experience program for folks who are looking to advance their career working with youth and in the field of education. We are hiring folks to serve as after-school educators, classroom aides, academic coaches & mentors, tutors, health educators, case managers, and enrichment activities coordinators. 

In the East Bay we are partnering with organizations and schools such as Alameda County Office of Education, Oakland International High School, Rudsdale Newcomer High School, Growing Leaders at Willard Middle School, Fred Finch Youth Center, Futures Elementary School, BUILD Oakland, Refugee Transitions and Washington Manor Middle School. 

We are also partnering with organizations and schools in San Francisco such as Huckleberry Youth Programs, Lowell High School, Seven Tepees, Sprouts Cooking Club, San Francisco Community School and Mission Graduates. 

Position duties may include:


  • Support students/youth in developing the skills they need to be successful in school and life

  • Provide homework and academic support for program participants at school sites

  • Provide case management, referrals, and independent living skills for clients at community based sites

  • Plan and facilitate youth focused lesson plans and activities

  • Promote a safe and positive learning environment

  • Actively supervise and ensure student/youth safety at all times

  • Model positive attitudes, behaviors, and language

  • Communicate regularly with the site coordinator and regional supervisor

  • Maintain accurate attendance records and reporting procedures

  • Attend and participate in weekly training and cohort meetings

Gain experience and skills:


  • Work full time in diverse and vibrant Bay Area communities

  • Work within the education and nonprofit sectors

  • Develop basic teaching skills, including curriculum development, behavior management practices and public speaking/facilitation

  • Make lasting connections with fellow service minded community members

  • Build confidence in public speaking

  • Acquire concrete workplace skills

  • Develop personal and professional goals with guidance and support

  • Promote meaningful community partnerships

  • Become part of a large alumni network

Benefits include:


  • $1,430 monthly living stipend

  • $3,097.50 (900-hour member) education award upon completion of term

  • Health care benefits

  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans

  • Childcare assistance (if eligible)

Qualifications:


  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States

  • At least 17 years old

  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) and commit to an 6-month term of service

  • Successful completion of TB test and Live Scan/fingerprinting (upon hire)

  • Prefer to have 48 college credits completed

  • Prefer bilingual in Spanish/English, not required

To Apply: Go to and click "Apply Now!" to submit your application and be scheduled for an interview. Apply as we are currently filling positions for our current 2019-2020 cohort.  

Timeline: Service cohorts begin January 2020 and serve until June 2020 for 900-hour members.

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Apply today to change the lives of kids in Silicon Valley during the 2019-2020 school year - start date January 2020!

Do you believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid? If you are motivated and you possess leadership experience, we want you to join our team to bring your passion for play to a school near you.

Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to get kids physically active and transform children's social and emotional health. We believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid and are changing school climates by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day.

As a Playworks AmeriCorps Member (aka Recess Coach), you will improve the school climate at a local elementary school by ensuring that every kid gets to play every day. You'll be on-site, every school day, making a difference on the playground and in the school community.

 

How you'll make an impact

• Create a safe and inclusive recess on the playground by being a caring role model to ensure that every kid plays every day.

• Implement a youth leadership program by providing student leadership opportunities at recess and facilitating trainings for a cohort of students after school.

• Lead individual classes to build youth leadership skills, promote cooperation, and introduce new games that kids can play on the playground, including the rules and boundaries.

• Enlist and coach students in interscholastic/developmental sports leagues that might include basketball, volleyball, or soccer.

• Design and implement a community event during the year that engages students' families at the school site.

• Recruit and coordinate volunteers who will join you at recess to strengthen school climate.

• Develop a strong school culture by influencing, motivating, and building rapport with faculty, administrators, parents, and volunteers.

• Participate in national days of service and occasional weekend service projects in the greater community.

 

Essential Qualifications

• Be at least 18 years of age

• US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Commitment to fulfilling your entire term of service with the ability to serve your scheduled hours consistently. This term of service requires a minimum of 1700 hours over the course of the school year (10 months), participation in a minimum of three National Days of Service (e.g. MLK Jr. Day), as well as ongoing required trainings and professional development

• Experience leading or teaching groups of children with the ability to engage and inspire youth

• Must be an organized self-starter exhibiting good judgment with the flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and demands

• Experience using technology required to input program data and communicate with other team members - we use Salesforce and Google products

• Deep commitment to national and community service as demonstrated through volunteerism or other service work

• Experience interacting with diverse communities and the ability to integrate into an existing school community

• Ongoing access to reliable transportation to and from your assigned school site

• Criminal history background checks are conducted on all AmeriCorps members when an offer is made. Your term of service is always contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. The results of state and FBI criminal history background checks and national sexual offender checks through the National Sex Offender Public Registry Website (NSOPW) are considered.

• Successful completion of a Tuberculosis (TB) test and CPR and First Aid certification upon hire

 

Benefits of being an AmeriCorps member at Playworks:

• A living stipend of $13,992, paid semi-monthly from January to June.

• An education award of $3,000, received at the end of the school year, that can be used for eligible student loans, tuition, and other education related expenses. See more information here-www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/alumni/segal-americorps-education-award

• Medical health insurance at NO cost, and access to Dental and Vision insurance at a low cost

• Child care expense reimbursement if you qualify - see www.americorpschildcare.com

• Enrollment as an AmeriCorps service member - see www.americorps.gov for details

• Leadership skill development and valuable experience for a career in education and youth development

• You'll make a lasting difference in children's lives and your community! What's better than that? :-)

 

Playworks is a hands-on, creative, playful and fun-loving place to be, all while contributing to the success of our nation's youth. So if you're ready to immerse yourself in the education sector, take on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the skills, experience, passion, and a team spirit, apply!

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Typical physical and mental demands:

This position requires sufficient physical ability and mobility to stand for extended periods at times; walk on a school site in various weather conditions; to climb stairs at some sites; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach and twist and, dependent on assignment the employee may occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Requires a range of hearing, vision, and speech that enables the member to exchange information, to hear and locate the source of a sound in a noisy environment and to see effectively to monitor student activities

Playworks provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees as required by law. Applicants with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation at any point in the employment process.

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Playworks is changing the way children experience school every day by leveraging the power of safe and healthy play. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Our ambitions demand that we invest in recruiting, developing and managing a team that reflects the broad diversity of our communities. Our core values of inclusion, respect, healthy community and healthy play are the foundation of our organization and are infused in all aspects of our work, including recruiting and retaining the best talent we can.

As an equal opportunity program, Playworks encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis. Playworks evaluates all candidates on a merit basis.

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For over 50 years, Huckleberry Youth Programs has partnered with Bay Area teens and families to overcome adversity. Huckleberry strengthens families and empowers young people with services that promote safety in times of crisis, physical and emotional health and well-being, social justice in communities facing inequality, and educational success. Join us!

The responsibilities of the Director of Marin Programs include overall planning, operation and development of Huckleberry Teen Health Program and Huckleberry Wellness Academy. The Director is responsible for oversight, supervision and management of program teams, contract/grant development and administration, program strategy, oversight of funding for these programs, and representation of the agency in Marin County. The Director of Marin Programs is accountable to the Executive Director and is a member of the agency’s Executive Team. The position main office is at the Montecito Plaza offices in San Rafael site location. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 


  1. Lead, direct, supervise and manage Huckleberry Teen Health Program, comprised of the mental health and health education teams, and Huckleberry Wellness Academy, a college pipeline program for underserved high school students.

  2. Coordinate public, foundation, and corporation funding proposals with development staff and program teams.

  3. Represent agency in various collaborations and partnerships.

  4. Represent Huckleberry in interactions with Marin County departments and officials.

  5. Provide support and supervision of Marin program director(s) and staff.

  6. Share leadership of agency through agency's Executive Team.

  7. Manage Huckleberry’s Marin facilities, including landlord and subtenant engagement. 

  8. Execute other activities as assigned by the Executive Director.  

 QUALIFICATIONS: 


  1. Advanced degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, Non Profit Administration or the equivalent

  2. Minimum three years experience in management position of youth service agency, with responsibilities for program management and development

  3. Successful experience in grant writing and administration

  4. Successful experience providing services to diverse ethnic and socio-economic communities 

  5. Familiarity with Marin community and Marin community services

  6. Highly organized and ability to work with minimal supervision

  7. Computer literate 

COMPETENCIES 


  1. Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance at all times.

  2. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with agency policy and standards, and conform to scheduling requirements of this job description and program.

  3. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.

  4. Maintain an awareness of the agency's mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies.

  5. Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families.

  6. Actively strive to upgrade personal skills through engaging in appropriate professional training experiences. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 


  1. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and use hands to find, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to drive a vehicle.

  3. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS: 


  1. TB clearance

  2. Valid CA driver’s license & clear DMV record

  3. 2 years driving experience 

SECURITY CLEARANCE: 1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check 

Competitive salary and excellent benefits:  http://www.huckleberryyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Benefits-Summary.pdf 

OTHER DUTIES: 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. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV- related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions. 

FAIR CHANCE:Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a community-based youth agency, providing a full spectrum of services to homeless, runaway, and other at-risk youth and families in San Francisco and Marin counties. Our programs are characterized by a commitment to community-based, collaborative services; attention to the urgency, complexity, and ever-changing nature of our clients’ needs; and recognition of the value and dignity of youth and their capacity to become healthy, productive adults. 

Our counseling program offers family and individual therapy as well as case management, groups and behavioral health classes. We strive to provide culturally relevant, high quality services in English and Spanish to youth (ages 11-24) and their families.Therapists are located at our health center, youth shelter, education program or juvenile justice program in San Francisco. Placement at schools or other community sites may occur as part of the positions. Counseling staff meet weekly for group supervision and/or staff meetings.  

The Outpatient Psychotherapist/Clinical Social Worker will be based at our 299 Kansas location in San Francisco. The primary responsibility of this position will be providing family and individual therapy to clients in Huckleberry’s HART Program. HART provides services designed specifically for youth ages 11-24 who are experiencing commercial sexual exploitation or who are at risk. HART acknowledges the strengths and struggles of youth who have experienced sexual exploitation. HART creates a safe space where youth are provided meaningful options with compassion and integrity in the hope they can heal and lead the lives they desire. HART is committed to a youth empowerment perspective and prioritizes youth choice. Youth are referred by county child welfare, Juvenile Probation, school staff, medical providers, by peers, and self-referred. Clinician will also maintain a small caseload of outpatient clients to supplement the caseload. Clinicians are expected to maintain a caseload that enables them to book at least twenty clients per week.   

OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Psychotherapist will receive: 

● Weekly individual clinical supervision 

● Group supervision (3x/month + team meeting) 

● BBS hours if needed 

● Ongoing training and support in genuine learning environment 

● Agency commitment to addressing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma 

● The opportunity to work with a wide range of clinical issues within a diverse client population   

Psychotherapist responsibilities will include:    

● Provide family and   individual therapy to adolescents and young adults. 

● Seek to reduce barriers to accessing mental health services, by demonstrating flexibility in approach and location   of services, 

● Demonstrate appropriate   knowledge and skill in conducting biopsychosocial assessments, evaluating and   responding to clinical risks, creating diagnostic formulations, developing   treatment plans and choosing and applying effective interventions to bring about   therapeutic change.      

● Develop rapport with youth   and families in a manner that demonstrates awareness of the impact of   sociocultural factors on experiences, values, learning and counseling needs.   

● Demonstrate ability to   engage and retain youth and families in services.       

● Demonstrate thorough   knowledge of legal and ethical issues and apply this vigilantly to clinical   practice. Consistently maintain appropriate boundaries with clients and   staff.      

● Perform accurate, thorough   and timely record-keeping and documentation.    

● Consistently work to advance clinical skills and knowledge of self and the clinical team by   actively engaging in group and individual supervision, pursuing training   opportunities and sharing knowledge.   

● Facilitate behavioral health groups or presentations as needed.   

COMPETENCIES:   

● Maintain   professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance at all times. 

● Perform   tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with   agency policy and standards, and conform to scheduling requirements of this job   description and

program. 

● Maintain   a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek   to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks. 

● Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies. 

● Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families. 

● Actively strive to upgrade personal skills through engaging in appropriate professional training experiences. ● Strong   commitment to the well being of youth, social justice, and a positive youth   development and harm reduction approach.      

QUALIFICATIONS   

Required qualifications include: 

● A master’s degree in social work or counseling 

● A clinical license registered with BBS in pursuit of licensure 

● Criminal background check and TB test    

Preferred qualifications include: 

● Experience with adolescents 

● Experience with family therapy 

● Experience working with trauma or crisis populations 

● Ability to provide individual and family therapy sessions in Spanish  

● Experience with Medi-Cal documentation, currently AVATAR 

● Experience, awareness and knowledge of cultures of HYP clients and families   

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:  


  1. TB clearance

  2. Valid CA driver’s license, clear DMV record, and reliable transportation.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:  


  1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check

OTHER DUTIES:

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.   

HYP offers a generous benefit package:  http://www.huckleberryyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Benefits-Summary.pdf 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV- related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.

FAIR CHANCE:

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  

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Title: Associate Director, Upward Bound

Position: Full-time 40hrs/week, Exempt position; some evenings & weekends

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Education (DOE); Continuation of position based on renewal of annual funding 

Compensation: DOE, Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b), paid vacation and holidays

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The JCYC Upward Bound (UB) Program identifies, selects and assists low-income high school youth that have the potential to be the first generation in their family to attend college. UB provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. The goal of UB is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education. UB is committed to creating supportive relationships with students and providing safe environments for students to grow personally and academically. UB is committed to: 


  1. Providing academic and advising services at school sites and in the community.

  2. Serving all students without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, religious creed, national origin, age and economic status.

  3. Assisting and acting as a resource to all who are interested in continuing their education.

UB is a college access program of JCYC. JCYC’s mission is to cultivate and enrich the lives of children and youth from diverse, multicultural communities throughout San Francisco and beyond. For more information about UB and JCYC, visit www.jcyccollegeaccess.org or www.jcyc.org.POSITION OVERVIEW: The UB Associate Director will assist the College Access Department Director to provide leadership, coordination & supervision of 2 JCYC Upward Bound programs.  


  • Assist the JCYC College Access Department Director to monitor the accomplishment of grant objectives, and the implementation of services as stated in UB grant;  

  • Manage partnerships and resolve problems with target school personnel;

  • Serve as the initial liaison to coordinate program requests from outside entities;

  • Coordinate activities with staff to develop strategies for determining participant eligibility, recruitment methods, and organization of student documents;

  • Communicate progress of program objectives, activities and staff updates to Dept. Director on a monthly basis;

  • Assist the Dept. Director to manage allocation of budget resources for academic year (e.g. field trips, Sr. Weekend Retreat, Saturday College) and summer program activities;

  • Assist the Dept. Director to analyze student demographic data and program performance reports as generated from the Salesforce Database;

  • Conduct periodic reviews of participant files and eligibility documentation to assure program compliance with the U.S. DOE regulations;

  • Assist Dept. Director to prepare and complete reports for submission to U.S. Department of Education.

  • Oversee the academic year instructional program, including implementation of the Saturday College Academy, and the 6 week Summer Program;

  • Assist High School Educational Advising staff to implement these core activities to address the academic needs of the UB participants and successfully achieve grant objectives;

  • Coordinate with the Sr. High School Educational Advisor to plan the UB summer program including the development of the summer academic curriculum.

  • Assist the Dept. Director with hiring, managing and developing a high performing collaborative team (full-time & part-time staff) committed to achieving the values of JCYC and meeting grant requirements;

  • Lead training for new staff and provide ongoing professional development trainings for all staff;

  • Conduct monthly staff check-in meetings to monitor progress of workload and achievement of caseload according to timely benchmarks during the school year;

  • Prepare bi-annual program and staff evaluation reports of target school sites and complete annual staff performance evaluation reports;

  • Collaborate other College Access Department services with the Associate Directors of its sister programs, Educational Talent Search (ETS) & SF College Access Center (SFCAC);

  • Assist the Dept. Director to facilitate internal staff grievances, and resolve corrective disciplinary actions if and when needed.

  • Collaborate with agency programs to provide youth with additional college access support;

  • Develop and maintain positive and formalized partnerships with schools, the district, colleges, and community agencies that result in additional resources for UB students;

  • Advise students at service sites (e.g. target schools, outreach events) as needed;

  • Participate in college fairs, parent nights and student workshops as needed.

  • Participate in agency and other College Access program related meetings, activities, committees and conferences as required;

  • Participate in advocacy initiatives prioritized by JCYC;

  • Support program specific civic engagement activities to ensure participants understand the importance of participating in the democratic process;

  • Perform related duties as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of two years of experience managing staff, and projects to achieve excellent results and expand organizational impact

  • Possess 1-2 years of experience with college access advising and/or supporting students to achieve their educational goals

  • Knowledge of non-profit agencies and/or pre-college outreach programs

  • Ability to build cooperative relationships with high school, university and community agency personnel

  • Effective communication (written & verbal) and critical thinking skills

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and demonstrates initiative

  • Computer Literate; Strong working proficiency of MS Word, Excel and Google apps

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Experience with diverse ethnic student populations 

  • Demonstrated understanding of obstacles facing low-income, first-generation youth

  • High degree of adaptability and flexibility in a growing work environment

  • Bilingual preferred (Tagalog, Spanish, Chinese)

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Resume and 2) Cover Letter to: upwardbound@jcyc.org PLEASE NOTE: Upward Bound, a college access program of JCYC, actively seeks to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a community-based youth agency, providing a full spectrum of services to homeless, runaway, and other at-risk youth and families in San Francisco and Marin counties. Our programs are characterized by a commitment to community-based, collaborative services; attention to the urgency, complexity, and ever-changing nature of our clients’ needs; and recognition of the value and dignity of youth and their capacity to become healthy, productive adults.

Our counseling program offers family and individual therapy as well as case management, groups and behavioral health classes. We strive to provide culturally relevant, high quality services in English and Spanish to youth (ages 11-24) and their families.Therapists are located at our health center, youth shelter, education program or juvenile justice program in San Francisco. Placement at schools or other community sites may occur as part of the positions. Counseling staff meet weekly for group supervision and/or staff meetings. 

The Outpatient Psychotherapist/Clinical Social Worker will be based at Huckleberry House in San Francisco. The primary responsibility of this position will be providing family and individual therapy to clients. Clinician will also serve as back up for the onsite therapist which involves family reunification and crisis services at the shelter.  Clinicians are expected to maintain a caseload that enables them to book at least twenty clients per week. 

 OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Psychotherapist will receive:


  • Weekly individual clinical supervision

  • Group supervision (3x/month + team meeting)

  • BBS hours if needed

  • Ongoing training and support in genuine learning environment

  • Agency commitment to addressing compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma

  • The opportunity to work with a wide range of clinical issues within a diverse client population

Psychotherapist responsibilities will include:


  • Provide family and individual therapy to adolescents and young adults.

  • Seek to reduce barriers to accessing mental health services, by demonstrating flexibility in approach and location of services,

  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skill in conducting biopsychosocial assessments, evaluating and responding to clinical risks, creating diagnostic formulations, developing treatment plans and choosing and applying effective interventions to bring about therapeutic change.

  • Develop rapport with youth and families in a manner that demonstrates awareness of the impact of sociocultural factors on experiences, values, learning and counseling needs.

  • Demonstrate ability to engage and retain youth and families in services.

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of legal and ethical issues and apply this vigilantly to clinical practice. Consistently maintain appropriate boundaries with clients and staff. 

  • Perform accurate, thorough and timely record-keeping and documentation.

  • Consistently work to advance clinical skills and knowledge of self and the clinical team by actively engaging in group and individual supervision, pursuing training opportunities and sharing knowledge.

  • Facilitate behavioral health groups or presentations as needed.

COMPETENCIES:


  • Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance at all times.

  • Perform tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with agency

  • policy and standards, and conform to scheduling requirements of this job description and

  • program.

  • Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a

  • constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.

  • Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and

  • social change goals it embodies.

  • Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility

  • carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families.

  • Actively strive to upgrade personal skills through engaging in appropriate professional training

  • experiences.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required qualifications include:


  • A master’s degree in social work or counseling

  • A clinical license or registered with BBS in pursuit of licensure

Preferred qualifications include:


  • Experience with adolescents

  • Experience with family therapy

  • Experience with Medi-Cal documentation, especially use of AVATAR

  • Experience, awareness and knowledge of cultures of HYP clients and families

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:


  1. TB clearance

  2. Valid CA driver’s license, clear DMV record, and reliable transportation.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:


  1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check

OTHER DUTIES: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.

 We're a great place to work! We offer excellent benefits and value work-life balance. 


  • Medical coverage--100% employer paid for employee and 50% employer paid for dependents

  • Dental Coverage--100% employer paid for employee and 50% employer paid for dependents

  • Life Insurance--Employer paid

  • 16 Vacation days in the 1st year of employment

  • 12 Personal Necessity days

  • 6 Paid Holidays 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV- related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.

FAIR CHANCE:Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a critical provider of essential safety net services for high-needs youth and their families in San Francisco and Marin County. For over 50 years, HYP has developed and

maintained prevention programs that promote the health and leadership of youth, and, as a result, divert youth from violence, crime and gang involvement, as well as other harmful behaviors, including running

away, drug/alcohol abuse, risky sexual activities, and involvement in the juvenile justice system. The agency employs over 80 staff and operates on a $7.5 million annual budget.

Community Assessment and Resource Center (CARC) provides community-based intervention to prevent youth from going deeper into the juvenile justice system and to reduce recidivism, with the goal of 1)

providing arrested youth with a day-of-arrest community-based intervention, 2) understanding the dynamics of why the youth found themselves in this situation, and 3) provide short-term case

management and implement a long-term plan to ensure the youth’s stability and reduce and prevent recidivism.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Restorative Justice Specialist will be responsible for implementing, facilitating and expanding CARC”s RJ component, RESET (Restoring & Empowering Social Equity & Truth), and exploring other opportunities to provide community healing circles. Restorative Justice Conferences help to satisfy people’s need to repair harm. Those who have been harmed have the chance to tell those who harmed them how they have been affected. Community Circles are a community process for supporting those in conflict. It brings together the three parties to a conflict - those who have acted, those directly impacted and the wider community - within an intentional systemic context, to dialogue as equals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Conduct intake assessments with youth, including interviewing parents, guardians, and/or other

involved adults.

2. Facilitate two to three-hour meetings for those affected by crime to hold the young person who

harmed directly accountable to the person who was harmed.

3. Support and engage people harmed (used interchangeably with victim)

4. Extensive prep of youth and person harmed for the conference

5. Provide short-term interventions and ongoing case management services for youth.

6. Engage and support participant’s family in program regularly.

7. Expand current program design to meet community needs

8. Network with other youth providers to establish liaisons and resources.

9. Maintain consistent documentation of contacts and client progress using Salesforce.

10. Participate in weekly client reviews, monthly staff meetings and other agency related meetings as

directed by the Program Director.

11. Meet youth in the field with flexible scheduling.

12. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency

policies and standards and conforming to scheduling requirements of this job and program.

13. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a

constructive problem-solving orientation to all tasks.14. Phone coverage including answering and responding to incoming crisis, business, informational

and referral calls.

15. Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:

1. Experience successfully working with youth

2. Excellent organizational and writing skills required

3. Excellent collaborator who is adaptable and is committed to open communication

4. Knowledge of system collaboration preferred

5. Knowledge of community based agencies serving adolescents in S.F strongly preferred

6. Experience with facilitating healing/restorative circles

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files,

open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary and climb stairs.

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1. A combination of three years of college and/or relevant experience working with system involved youth

2. Ability to speak/read/write Spanish/English strongly preferred

3. Passionate about criminal/juvenile justice reform

4. Knowledgeable and experienced with Restorative Justice principles and practices

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

1. TB clearance

2. Valid CA driver’s license & clear DMV record

3. Possession of reliable transportation

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check

HYP offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits:  http://www.huckleberryyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Benefits-Summary.pdf 

OTHER DUTIES: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. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions. 

FAIR CHANCE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

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 Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a community-based youth agency, providing a full spectrum of services to homeless, runaway, and other at-risk youth and families in San Francisco and Marin counties. Our programs are characterized by a commitment to community-based, collaborative services; attention to the urgency, complexity, and ever-changing nature of our clients’ needs; and recognition of the value and dignity of youth and their capacity to become healthy, productive adults.  

The Accounting Manager/Controller is an integral part of the Finance Department.  The Accounting Manager/Controller is responsible for recording all accounting transactions in the Quickbooks desktop platform, allocating expenses, and generating invoices for the agency programs.  This position interacts with HYP program directors and administrative staff to support the preparation of monthly financial statements, management reports, and grant reports.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  1. Monthly close process including bank reconciliation, preparation of monthly Income Statement and Balance Sheet, and the restricting/ releasing of temporarily restricted net assets;

  2. Complete all Accounts Payable activities including processing check requests from agency staff and the payment of vendor invoices, including both printed checks and online payments;

  3. Recording of all government payments from reimbursable contracts as well as all contributed revenue from foundations, corporations, and individual donors;

  4. Complete monthly allocation of expenses to restricted grants and contracts including staff salaries, benefits, taxes, and program expenses;

  5. Generate invoices and submit expenses for restricted grants and contracts;

  6. Assist in the preparation of budget and financial information for grant proposals;

  7. Ensure that all financial records are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and requirements of state, federal, and private funding sources;

  8. Oversee and manage fixed asset tracking;

  9. Communication/ consultation with HYP Program Directors regarding monthly credit card transaction coding and receipt submission;

  10. Support Director of Finance in preparing for annual independent audit; 

  11. Assist with special projects as needed.

COMPETENCIES:


  1. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks;

  2. Highly organized, detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision;

  3. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with agency policy and standards;

  4. Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families from diverse backgrounds;

  5. Maintain high level of confidentiality at all times regarding financial and payroll information.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


  1. B.A. in Accounting, finance, business or related field, required.

  2. Three years work experience in senior level accounting position preferably within a nonprofit context.

  3. Proficiency with QuickBooks desktop as well as spreadsheet and word processing programs (Microsoft Word, Excel).

  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


  1. Experience with invoicing and reporting on government grants preferred.

  2. Experience with cost allocations among multiple programs and site locations.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:


  1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary and climb stairs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position operates in HYP’s Administrative Offices. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This is not a position that allows for telecommuting. The HYP Administrative Offices are located in San Francisco and are accessible by public transportation. 

OTHER DUTIES: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. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions. 

FAIR CHANCE:Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

 

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 Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a community-based youth agency, providing a full spectrum of services to homeless, runaway, and other at-risk youth and families in San Francisco and Marin counties. Our programs are characterized by a commitment to community-based, collaborative services; attention to the urgency, complexity, and ever-changing nature of our clients’ needs; and recognition of the value and dignity of youth and their capacity to become healthy, productive adults.  

The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the Finance Department.  The Staff Accountant is responsible for recording and issuing all payments and reimbursements and accounting transactions in the Quickbooks desktop platform. This position interacts with HYP Accounting Manager/Controller and Fiscal Director, as well as administrative staff, to support the healthy financial functioning of the agency. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  1. Complete all Accounts Payable activities including processing check requests from agency staff and the payment of vendor invoices, including both printed checks and online payments;

  2. Supporting Accounting Manager/Controller in recording and allocation of all government payments from reimbursable contracts as well as all contributed revenue from foundations, corporations, and individual donors;

  3. Ensure that all financial records are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and requirements of state, federal, and private funding sources;

  4. Communication/ consultation with HYP Program Directors regarding monthly credit card transaction coding and receipt submission;

  5. Assist with special projects as needed.

COMPETENCIES:


  1. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks;

  2. Highly organized, detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision;

  3. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with agency policy and standards;

  4. Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families from diverse backgrounds;

  5. Maintain high level of confidentiality at all times regarding financial and payroll information.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1.  B.A. required (preferred in Accounting, finance, business, or a related field).


  1.  General office and bookkeeping/accounting experience;

  2.  Proficiency with QuickBooks desktop as well as spreadsheet and word processing programs (Microsoft Word, Excel);

  3.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

1. Must pass DOJ/FBI background check

OTHER DUTIES:

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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary and climb stairs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position operates in HYP’s Administrative Offices. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This is not a position that allows for telecommuting. The HYP Administrative Offices are located in San Francisco and are accessible by public transportation.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.

FAIR CHANCE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a critical provider of essential safety net services for high-needs youth and their families in San Francisco and Marin County. For over 50 years, HYP has developed and maintained prevention programs that promote the health and leadership of youth, and, as a result, divert youth from violence, crime and gang involvement, as well as other harmful behaviors, including running away, drug/alcohol abuse, risky sexual activities, and involvement in the juvenile justice system. The agency employs over 80 staff and operates on a $7.5 million annual budget. 

The Residential Counselor is a member of the Huckleberry House team that offers continuous 24-hour crisis intervention and resolution services and emergency shelter to youth between the ages of 11 and 17. Program goals are to mediate family crises, reunite youth with their families,  and empower youth to identify healthy life choices and develop positive decision-making skills.

In addition to wages set above, there is a $0.96/hr premium for those fluent in Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin.

HYP also offers excellent benefits:  http://www.huckleberryyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Benefits-Summary.pdf 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  1. Provision of house coverage includes:


    1. Direct supervision of the youth in the shelter, on outings in community, and during meetings and/or appointments in the community

    2. Conducting Intake assessments with youth, including interviewing parents, guardians, and/or other involved adults

    3. Crisis counseling for drop-in clients and families, housed clients and crisis phone clients

    4. Phone coverage, including answering and responding to incoming crisis, business information and referral calls

    5. Assist with case management: including referrals, collaboration with community partners, collaboration with House therapist and/or interns, research of potential services for clients and families



  2. Supervision of housed clients as follows:


    1. Facilitate in-house groups and recreational activities

    2. Supervise clients in the daily schedule: including chores, educational time, recreational time, and mealtimes

    3. Supervise evening activities: including group time, homework time, mealtime, phone time, free time, and bed time prep  

    4. Supervise clients during morning activities: including wake up, school departure, and meal preparation

    5. Supervise clients on awake overnight shift: including regular bed checks and possible intakes

    6. Follow through with boundary setting and consequences

    7. Conduct “check-ins” with housed clients

    8. Assure that house rules and procedures are maintained at all times

    9. Follow all Community Care Licensing regulations, including those pertaining to medication distribution, meal preparation, and chemical storage



  3. Knowledge of safety and emergency procedures as outlined in agency emergency procedures manual and program manual

  4. Responsible for household maintenance, including;


    1. Maintaining a clean and safe facility: including some light cleaning and organizing of workspaces

    2. During awake overnight shift, complete the overnight checklist to ensure facility is prepared for next day

    3. Coordinating the arrangements for repairs and maintenance as instructed by the Program Director



  5. Participate in daily client and weekly client reviews, weekly staff meetings, and other agency related meetings as directed by the Program Director

  6. Provide emergency coverage, when necessary

  7. Perform other duties related to this position, as directed by the Program Director

COMPETENCIES: 


  1. Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor and appearance at all times

  2. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to scheduling requirements of this job description and program

  3. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive problem-solving orientation to all tasks

  4. Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies

  5. Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families

  6. Actively strive to upgrade personal skills through engaging in appropriate professional training experiences

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


  1. BA degree in Human/Social Services or Related field strongly preferred

  2. Minimum one-year experience in working with adolescents in a residential setting and providing crisis services to youth and their families, strongly preferred

  3. Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and awake overnights, required

  4. Bilingual in Spanish/Cantonese/Mandarin preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:


  1. TB and health clearance


  2. Valid first aid certificate


  3. Valid CA driver’s license & clear DMV record

  4. 2 years driving experience

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must pass DOJ/FBI background check as required by Community Care Licensing 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:This position works at Huckleberry House. This role routinely includes driving and transporting youth. The position also includes the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Huckleberry House is located in San Francisco and is accessible by public transportation.    

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb stairs and use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools and controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

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Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a community-based youth agency, providing a full spectrum of services to homeless, runaway, and other at-risk youth and families in San Francisco and Marin counties. Our programs are characterized by a commitment to community-based, collaborative services; attention to the urgency, complexity, and ever-changing nature of our clients’ needs; and recognition of the value and dignity of youth and their capacity to become healthy, productive adults.  

The Director of Research and Evaluation oversees the collection, management, and analysis of HYP’s youth services data. This individual must be able to respond thoughtfully and judiciously—drawing on expertise in data systems, social services, and program evaluation—to the needs and goals of a highly adaptive organization with deep roots in the Bay Area. HYP has long-standing programs and services, but prides itself on being responsive to changing needs within the communities it serves. The ideal candidate is able to adapt data systems in kind, recognizing when to leverage existing functionality and when structural changes are needed. Further, this position will support the organization on its continued path toward being more data informed through all levels of operations. 

DUTIES: 


  1. Oversee all aspects of client and program data for the agency, including reporting, data integrity, and security 

  2. Administer HYP’s customized Salesforce CRM for tracking client services and outcomes, including managing users, permissions, reports, dashboards, data, and metadata 

  3. Develop, maintain, and analyze evaluations for all programs with input from program management; research appropriate measures for new projects as needed 

  4. Report on program goals, outcomes, and impact to staff, funders, board, and community 

  5. Develop Salesforce metadata and thoroughly document changes to meet existing and future program and funding requirements 

  6. Build program evaluation capacity at program management and executive levels across the organization 

  7. Build and refine existing tools (dashboards and reports) to allow program staff to access and respond to aggregate data in real time to make data-informed program decisions 

  8. Integrate HYP’s data systems with external databases, including government systems, importing and exporting data as needed, to comply with grant requirements 

  9. Migrate archival data to Salesforce 

  10. Review goals and outcomes with program directors and development department annually 

  11. Provide feedback to program directors, including data interpretation support, to inform/implement logic models and theories of change 

  12. Contribute program evaluation information to grant applications 

  13. Hire and supervise consultants, data management, and data entry staff 14. Serve as HIPAA Security Officer 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 


  1. Advanced degree in public health, social work, psychology, human services or similar field, or equivalent experience where evaluation/research were prominent components of program 

  2. 3+ years Salesforce system administrator experience required, including customization and maintenance of custom objects 

  3. Salesforce developer experience required 

  4. 3+ years experience in social services program evaluation and research, including applied research methods 

  5. Familiarity with data requirements for grant writing, reporting, program evaluation, and compliance 

  6. Advanced data analysis skills; high proficiency with data analysis software 

  7. Advanced database development and maintenance skills, including relational data models 

  8. Excellent organizational and communication skills 

  9. Excellent formatting skills and experience creating well-structured, readable reports, presentations, and forms 

  10. Expertise in mental health, social work, youth development and/or public health research literature related to at- and in-risk youth services 

  11. Creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks in a culturally diverse environment 

Huckleberry offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits:  http://www.huckleberryyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Benefits-Summary.pdf 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV- related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions. 

FAIR CHANCE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

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About the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment 

The Oakland-based Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment supports community driven action for the environment, community health, and people’s rights. Our New Voices Are Rising program engages high school students from Oakland’s most impacted neighborhoods, encouraging youth to step forward as a new generation of environmental justice leaders. Each year our Summer Climate Justice Leadership Academy provides intensive training for 16 students; and our school year Fellowship program engages 3-5 high school student Fellows in organizing, research and outreach projects around climate justice and environmental equity.  Staff and Fellows also lead workshops and service activities on high school campuses and in the broader community.   

Position Summary 

The Program Director is the lead staff person for the New Voices Are Rising program. They spearhead a collaborative process to shape the long range vision for the program; set the program’s goals for youth leadership development and advancing environmental justice; secure program funding; maintain partnerships with funders, community partners, and government officials; and coordinate the overall management of the program, including direct supervision of one full-time staff member.   

The Ideal Candidate 

The ideal candidate is deeply committed to, and experienced in, youth development, community-driven work, environmental justice education and advocacy. They are comfortable working with youth of color from Oakland, including queer youth, and passionate about encouraging young people to step forward as community leaders. They are a strong writer with experience in nonprofit fundraising, particularly government grant writing and reporting. They have strong project management skills, and experience with program planning, assessment, and managing complex grant contracts. The ideal candidate is excited to work collaboratively with other staff, community members and students to set the overall program direction, and vision.   

We encourage candidates to apply who were born and raised in Oakland, and who are comfortable conversing in Spanish.  We also strongly encourage people of color to apply, as well as candidates who identify as women, femme, non-binary, or LGBTQ+.

 

Duties and Responsibilities  



  • Program Design & Management: The New Voices Are Rising Program Director takes the lead in setting the vision and overall direction of the program, shaping the curriculum arc, designing, managing and evaluating impact, and securing funding. 


  • Student Engagement: The Program Director provides overall guidance in implementing programs for student engagement and youth development around environmental and social justice issues, and supervises and supports the Program Coordinator in youth-facing work. 


  • Fundraising/Development: The Program Director works closely with Development and New Voices staff to plan and carry out fundraising activities, taking the lead on grant writing and reporting, and designing specific projects that respond to government and foundation RFPs. 


  • Grants Management: The Program Director leads a collaborative grants management process, and is ultimately responsible for ensuring that grant deliverables are completed, that data tracking systems are created and used, and deadlines met.


  • Partnerships: The Program Director takes the lead in establishing and maintaining partnerships with community groups, government agencies, elected officials and local schools to coordinate collaborative projects and advance environmental justice.

For further detail on Duties and Responsibilities please see the job description posted on our website.  

 

Required Qualifications  


  • Strong commitment to environmental protection and social justice.

  • A minimum of five years combined experience in youth leadership development, community organizing and environmental advocacy or policy work required, including experience working with youth of color and queer youth.

  • At least two years experience developing and implementing programs, including curriculum development and program planning, management & evaluation.

  • Strong writing and project management skills.

  • At least two years experience in grantwriting, reporting and nonprofit fund      development with significant experience applying for and managing complex      government grants or multi-partner grants from large foundations.

  • Careful  attention to detail, and ability to work under multiple priorities and      deadlines with a collaborative problem-solving approach and the      flexibility to thrive in a small office. 

  • A minimum of a two-year college degree required, with four-year college degree preferred.

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on student activities and      agency and partner scheduling constraints, including occasional evenings      and weekends.

Desired Qualifications  


  • Experience working with Oakland youth or on Oakland environmental justice issues at a community level.

  • Familiarity with local, regional and statewide decision-making bodies, community organizations, environmental advocacy organizations, and organizations serving youth.

  • Experience in program evaluation, including setting up evaluation systems for accurate and valid assessment, and analyzing data to draw conclusions and make recommendations.

  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish or another language commonly spoken in the Bay Area.

  • Licensed driver able to transport students to and from activities and events.

 

Salary, Hours, and Benefits 

Full-time, exempt, at-will position, starting annual salary in the range of $52,000 - $65,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Benefits include fully paid platinum-rated health insurance (medical/dental/vision); sick leave which exceeds California standards; generous vacation and paid holidays; FSA and matched 401k; plus sabbatical and professional development opportunities. General Rose Foundation office hours are 9:30am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday, but schedule is flexible and hours fluctuate to accommodate program activities.   

 

How to Apply 

Please send 1) a resume, 2) a letter that specifically discusses why you want this job and how your education and past experience make you an excellent fit for this position, and 3) a writing sample which illustrates your grantwriting and/or impact evaluation skills to: . Please write “New Voices Are Rising Program Director” in the subject line of your email, and include how you learned about the position in your application. Applicants will be acknowledged via email. No phone calls or mailed applications, please.   Applications must be received by December 16, 2019..     

 

The Rose Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity. Our office is in a commuter-friendly location five blocks from Lake Merritt BART; located near Jack London Amtrak, AC Transit including the 72R, 12, and Broadway Free Shuttle, and Oakland’s network of bike lanes.  

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Two Jewish community centers, JCC East Bay and Contra Costa JCC, have collaborated to create a new Winter Camp in Lafayette, California. This camp serves campers Kindergarten to 3rd grade, with optional CIT track for older children, and will take place at the Contra Costa Jewish Day School. Our camp provides a safe place for children to learn and practice social skills, explore their creativity, and expand their knowledge of Jewish values and culture.

Our vision for this Winter Camp is a Jewish day camp complete with opportunities to explore tikkun olam (healing the world) by baking challah bread to deliver to the homeless through Challah for Hunger and the local Winter Nights program, a garden available on site in which campers can explore environmentalism, and the possibility of field trips to nearby hiking trails.

We will celebrate Shabbat every Friday and incorporate Judaic themes throughout camp programming, yet pride ourselves on being inclusive to all religious beliefs and practices. The Camp staff is a team that works together to create a community where each member is enriched by the experience. Our emphasis during camp is to nurture the campers in a safe environment that allows them to feel a strong sense of community as well as celebrate themselves as an individual. Our team includes people of both Jewish and non-Jewish backgrounds who are committed to enhancing the lives of children in positive and meaningful ways.

Schedule

Camp will run from Dec 23 to Jan 3, 9:00am to 3:30pm daily, with pick up from 3:30pm to 4:00pm. There will also be optional early care (from 8:00am) and after care (until 6:00pm). Camp will be closed on both Christmas and New Year’s Day, and after care will not be offered on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Mandatory staff training in December (dates TBD).

We are also hiring for substitute counselors. Substitute counselors should have all qualifications of general counselors, and be available on an as-need basis during the Camp. They may be called in for reasons other than counselor (ex: helping move in or out of camp).

Key Responsibilities


  • Engage kids in fun day-to-day programs and activities at camp

  • Know each camper by name

  • Show that safety is always important

  • Compassionately and thoughtfully resolve camper conflicts

  • Work collaboratively with co-counselors and fellow camp staff to ensure that camp runs safely and smoothly

  • Act as a positive and appropriate role model for fellow staff and campers

  • Support the goals and spirit of JCC East Bay and Contra Costa JCC

Qualifications


  • Childcare or equivalent experience

  • Camp experience preferred

  • 16+ years old

Hiring Process

If you are an interested candidate, please describe in a cover letter why you are uniquely qualified for this position and attach a resume. Please note the specific job title in your subject line of your email. If you are able to be a substitute counselor on an as-needed basis, please note this in your cover letter.

Send cover letter and resume as attachments to alystars@jcceastbay.org or call the Public Programs Manager, Alystar Sacks, at 510.848.0237, ext. 118 with any questions.

Please note: Prior to confirming your employment, you will be required to pass a fingerprint Live Scan and provide recent proof of a negative TB test.

The JCC East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. JCC East Bay policy prohibits unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. The JCC East Bay complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require particular accommodations during the application and interview process, please inform us of your needs so that we can provide accordingly.

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About the Organization

Two Jewish community centers, JCC East Bay and Contra Costa JCC, have collaborated to create new programs in Contra Costa County and the Tri-Valley area. Our Winter Camp in Lafayette, California is the first of many major collaborative programs. Both JCCs create healthy communities inspired by Jewish values, culture, and tradition. We provide programs and gathering spaces for people of all ages and backgrounds throughout the greater East Bay to advance, nurture, and evolve Jewish communal life and contribute to the vitality of the broader community.

Position Summary

The Winter Camp Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Winter Camp sponsored collaboratively by the JCC East Bay and Contra Costa JCC. This camp serves campers Kindergarten to 3rd grade, with optional CIT track for older children, and will take place at the Contra Costa Jewish Day School. Our camp provides a safe place for children to learn and practice social skills, explore their creativity, and expand their knowledge of Jewish values and culture. The Camp Manager’s primary responsibilities are to create the programs of Camp, to design and implement trainings for counselors, and to both mentor and supervise counselors during the entirety of camp. This position is a contract position for the month of December through January 3rd with one follow-up meeting; after Winter Camp has finished, there may be opportunities to join our staff more permanently and/or to return for a summer camp.

Daily Camp Schedule

Camp will run from Dec 23 to Jan 3, 9:00am to 3:30pm daily, with pick up from 3:30pm to 4:00pm. There will also be optional early care (from 8:00am) and after care (until 6:00pm). Camp will be closed on both Christmas and New Year’s Day, and after care will not be offered on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Mandatory staff training in December (dates TBD).

Key Responsibilities


  • Plan all programmatic aspects of camp, such as field trips, special days, activity areas and Shabbat

  • Direct all aspects of camp: staff training, staff meetings, any camper check-ins, etc.

  • Act as the primary liaison with parents.

  • Assist the Public Programs Manager in coordination of the Challah for Hunger and Winter Nights components of the program

  • Implement systems to organize and inventory all camp supplies

  • Assist in camp marketing and outreach

Duties Pre-Camp


  • Plan and execute staff orientation and scheduling of staff and including leading staff meetings

  • Prepare camp for opening and closing.

  • Assist in pre-camp parent communication.

Duties During Camp


  • Supervise camp.

  • Provide support to counselors.

  • Speak to parents on an as needed basis and provide support for counselors in their communication.

  • Be familiar with and enforce the personnel policies, safety rules, and program of camp.

  • Keep records as required, including documenting any incidents or behavioral issues.

  • Ensure for the health, safety, and welfare of all campers in any area or programs at camp.

  • Model appropriate behavior to staff and campers.

  • Provide behavior management techniques and intervention for campers where necessary.

  • Evaluate the performance of each counselor, both informally and written.

  • Create a culture of trust and feedback with camp staff.

  • Perform any other program or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor.

Requirements


  • Must be a college graduate.

  • Minimum of 5 years working in camp, or camp-like setting.

  • Previous teaching and leadership experience is preferred.

  • Ability to teach skills to other staff members and campers of all ages.

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.

  • Experience communicating and working with families with children of varying abilities.

  • Ability to remain calm and maintain perspective under pressure.

  • Commitment to work collaboratively with others.

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing needs.

  • Must be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate and desire to go the extra mile. 

Hiring Process

If you are an interested candidate, please describe in a cover letter why you are uniquely qualified for this position and attach a resume. Please note the specific job title in your subject line of your email.

Send cover letter and resume as attachments to alystars@jcceastbay.org or call the Public Programs Manager, Alystar Sacks, at 510.848.0237, ext. 118 with any questions.

Please note: Prior to confirming your employment, you will be required to pass a fingerprint Live Scan and provide recent proof of a negative TB test.

The JCC East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. JCC East Bay policy prohibits unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. The JCC East Bay complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require particular accommodations during the application and interview process, please inform us of your needs so that we can provide accordingly. 

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TITLE: Employment Coordinator - SF Youthworks

LOCATION: 2012 PINE STREET,SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115

POSITION: Full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt

TENTATIVE START DATE: AUGUST 2019

Do you believe that a young person’s first job is more than a paycheck and is actually a significant milestone on the path toward adulthood and most importantly an opportunity to explore? If you are excited by the prospect of impacting the lives of youth through a workforce program we would like to meet you.

San Francisco YouthWorks (SFYW) is a unique high school internship program that includes both a school-year and summer strategy and is designed to develop youth job readiness and build awareness of careers in public service. Youth participants are placed in paid internships under the supervision of a career mentor from one of over 30 San Francisco city government departments. This work experience opportunity is supplemented by a variety of job readiness and career exploration activities to support youth development. For more information about JCYC and SFYW, go to www.sfyouthworks.org.

San Francisco YouthWorks is one of several JCYC Youth Workforce programs—including MYEEP, Project Pull, and SF STEM Academy—which provides a continuum of employment opportunities and experiences to over 2000 young people annually. JCYC is a leading San Francisco nonprofit organization that cultivates the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of young people so that each can bring them to life.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the SFYW Associate Director, the Employment Coordinator (EC) is one of five team members that manage a school-year and summer cohort of youth and their career mentors. The EC is responsible for overseeing and delivering the program experience to their cohort from start to finish and will offer ongoing support to both interns and mentors. Additionally, the EC will participant in program planning, serving as the lead person of a least one core program activity, which include but are not limited to

intern recruitment, youth leadership, mentor training, communications, or curriculum development.

Ideal candidates are values driven and interested in supporting the development of youth that have barriers to employment. They are comfortable working in diverse and dynamic

environments where the ability to work in teams and independently is essential. They have previous experience working with high school-aged youth, and are adept at forming

productive relationships with youth and adults. They are detail-orientated and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should be able to maintain a sense of humor, be flexible and is self-aware. They also have a demonstrated history of effective, professional use of stand-alone and cloud based software.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 Recruit and manage cohorts of high school interns and career mentors;

 Assess and match youth participants with career mentors in city government

internships;

 Monitor and support youth and mentors throughout the internship;

 Process biweekly payroll for youth using Automatic Data Processing (ADP);

 Project management of lead roles, delegating as needed and working closely with

other members of the SF YouthWorks team;

 Facilitate pre-employment, career development, career exploration and goal-setting

workshops for youth;

 Lead at least one core program activity (i.e. curriculum development, event

planning, social media outreach, etc.)

 Participate in scheduled mandatory weekend and evening events (i.e. outreach /

recruitment, interviewing and fundraising);

 Support program specific civic engagement activities to ensure participants

understand the importance of participating in the democratic process;

 Participate in advocacy initiatives prioritized by JCYC.

Qualifications:

 BA/BS from accredited college or four years of related experience (i.e. Psychology,

Child Development, Communications and Human Resources).

 At least 1 year experience working with diverse youth from a range of backgrounds

and circumstances

 Knowledge of San Francisco's neighborhoods (position requires travel around San

Francisco)

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both youth and adults

 Knowledge of and commitment to youth development principles and practice

 Ability to work effectively in a team setting with or without supervision

 Strong time management and organizational skills

 Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google G Suite

 Facilitation experience

How to Apply:

No phone calls or visits please! Email resume and cover letter to:

workforce_positions AT jcyc.org

PLEASE NOTE: San Francisco YouthWorks, a youth workforce program of JCYC, actively seeks to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age,

marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to the San

Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with

arrest and conviction records. 

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After School Enrichment Program is a growing non-profit that believes in the greater community and the power of youth development. We are in search for passionate Program Leaders that want to make a REAL difference in the lives of children.

Here are the skills an excellent candidate has:


  • Be highly alert, focused and take proactive, preventative measures to keep all students safe.

  • Develop and maintain positive teacher-students and peer relationships

  • implement classroom management procedures for all activities and transitions (training provided)

  • Be an active participant in group, staff and professional development meetings

  • Maintain day-school classrooms clean and organized

  • Communicate, with a respectful and positive attitude all in the ASEP Community

  • Safely use technology/electronic tools/supplies maintain quality of all equipment.

  • Arrive to schedule shift, meetings and trainings on time.

  • Demonstrate maturity when dealing with children and sensitive issues

  • Being willing to organize and enthusiastically participate in out door games on the play yard

  • MUST have a sense of humor

Program Leader Qualifications


  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have high school degree or equivalent

  • Fingerprint and Department of Justice clearance

  • TB clearance

  • Interested and passion in working with children

  • Ability to work independently and on a team

  • Ability to work with children in a positive and caring manner

  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with peers, students, community members

Must be available at these hours for either of the following sites:

McKinley Elementary:

Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2pm-6pm

(position also includes about 2 more hours for planning and staff meetings per-week)

Wednesday from 1pm-6pm

Daniel Webster Elementary:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 2:30pm-6:00pm

Tuesday from 1:30pm-6:00pm

This position is open all year round, except for:

Two weeks of winter break in December, SFUSD Holidays, Sping break and Summer.

Position starts ASAP after livescan and TB test process.

Compensation: $16.50-$18.50 per hour depending upon experience.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $16.50 to $18.50 /hour

Experience:


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

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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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