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 TITLE: Employment Coordinator

LOCATION:  2012 PINE STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115

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

TENTATIVE START DATE: AUGUST 16, 2020/ SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

 

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 participate 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 and 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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The Intervention Specialist will engage at-risk youth in schools to identify issues, seek solutions, mediate disputes, demonstrate BARJ (Balance and Restorative Justice) methods, and best practices as alternatives to traditional disciplinary consequences and encourage educational success. The Intervention Specialist will establish and maintain rapport with Cook County Juvenile Detention Center identified students to work with them to turn from negative behaviors, gang membership, and destructive activities. The Intervention Specialist will engage youth in the home, on the streets, in-school sessions, and after-school activities, in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center, to identify issues, seek solutions, mediate disputes, mitigate non-compliance with court mandates, and encourage education.

The Intervention Specialist reports directly to the Manager of Intervention Services.

The Intervention Specialist is responsible for the following:

1. Identifies and recruits participants for caseload and generates and maintains life plans for each participant on caseload. Collect baseline and year-end data on academic, interpersonal, and pro-social behaviors.

2. Works within the target schools, communities, and institutions to diffuse violent situations, mediate disputes among youth including rival gangs.

3. Attend IEP meetings, disciplinary hearings, court hearings, probation and teacher conferences

4. Assists participants in reenrolling in school after detention

5. Identifies and refers participants to part-time employment or internship opportunities

6. Submits statistics and reports to the Intervention Manager on a bi-weekly and monthly basis and/or as needed.

7. Operates professionally in the field on a flexible schedule, which includes late evenings and weekends.

8. Works with the school administration to maintain a healthy partnership with constant communication.

9. Works with parents and family to maintain a healthy relationship with constant communication and referral of services.

10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Communication and relationship management

1. Represents the agency to broaden community awareness and support, interpreting the agency’s programs and services.

2. Updates caseload every week and submits information to Manager of Intervention

Services.

3. Attends departmental and agency-wide staff meetings, as scheduled, and agency-wide events,

as required.

4. Maintains knowledge current in the field including but not limited to, participation in

coursework, seminars, and workshops.

Fundraising

1. Participates in agency-wide fundraising events.

2. Encourages participant/community participation in agency-wide fundraising events.

Qualification of Intervention Specialist

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Human Services, or related field

2. Minimum two years of experience working with inner-city youth in a human service setting, social service setting, or related field.

3. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

4. Access to an automobile is required with insurance and a valid driver’s license.

5. Maintain respectful and appropriate relationships with program participants, all levels of agency staff, and the various publics of the agency, demonstrating sensitivity to all ethnic, racial, and economic backgrounds.

6. Must be willing to travel daily.

7. Must be passionate about youth development work.


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Job Title: High School Educational Advisor, JCYC Educational Talent Search (JCYC ETS)

Position: Full-time 40hrs/week, Non-Exempt position; some evenings & weekends (virtual and/or in-person.)

Salary: $40,000 + excellent benefits upon completion of 3 month introductory period

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

Tentative Start Date: Open Until Filled

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The JCYC ETS Program a TRiO project administered by the Department of Education (ED). The goal of the program is to serve low-income school youth, ages 11 and older who have the potential to be the first generation in their family to attend college. JCYC ETS supports middle and high school students to continue their education and graduate as well as encourages high school students and adults to enroll in 4 year institutions. ETS is a college access program of Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC). For more information about ETS and JCYC please visit www.jcyccollegeaccess.org or www.jcyc.org.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Educational Advisor will be responsible for recruitment,identification, selection and counseling of participants virtually and/or in-person at a high school in San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) or Jefferson Unified High School District (JUHSD) in Daly City.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Service/Outreach (virtual and/or in-person):

1. Recruit, identify and select participants according to the following eligibility guidelines:

a. Students who are low-income according to the U.S. DOE income levels;

b. Students who have the potential to be first in their family to attend college;

c. Students who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education.

2. Assess and determine participants’ educational needs and academic potential;

3. Provide college and career counseling to individuals and groups to encourage participants

to complete secondary school and enroll in post-secondary schools;

4. Coordinate and implement virtual and/or local and long-distance field trips (i.e. college

campus and cultural field trips);

5. Assist in organizing and attend overnight trips as needed (contingent upon travel

restrictions);

6. Assist participants in applying for re-admission to secondary schools;

7. Refer participants to appropriate social service and government agencies;

8. Advocate for the participant with secondary schools for re-enrollment and retention of the

participants in the school system;

9. Advocate for admission to post-secondary schools;


  1. Advocate with financial aid resource agencies to obtain assistance for the participants;


  2. Present financial aid and college information presentations upon request;

  3. Actively recruit students for and assist in the implementation of community events.

Administrative (virtual and/or in-person):

1. Manage a caseload of 200-275 students; organize required program documents and data for each student into a complete file;

2. Assist with implementation and evaluation of project activities;

3. Provide support to high school counseling staff and collaborate on events that complement ETS program timeline. Staff participation in target school activities is subject to approval by the Associate Director. Activities must not interfere with job responsibilities.

Other Program Participation (virtual and/or in-person):

1. Provide assistance, support and resources for other JCYC College Access Programs andthe Middle School ETS program;

2. Participate in ETS and/or JCYC meetings, activities, committees, conferences, retreats, etc., as appropriate;

3. Participate in advocacy initiative prioritized by JCYC;

4. Perform related duties as needed.

Job Qualifications

ە Bachelor’s Degree and one or more years working with youth

ە Prefer individuals with similar to target population – low-income and first in their families to attend college

ە Strong organizational and follow-through skills. Attention to detail

ە Experience with conducting presentations and activity planning

ە Effective verbal and written communication skills

ە Computer Literate; Working proficiency of MS Word and Excel; Knowledgeable of using PowerPoint, Zoom and Google Applications.

 

Desired Qualifications

ە Experience with diverse student populations

ە Bilingual preferred

ە Knowledge of community activities, resources and programs for youth in San Francisco

ە Ability to work cooperatively with secondary school faculty and community agency

personnel

 

How to Apply

Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Cover Letter and 2) Resume

Contact Email: applycollegeaccess@jcyc.org Attn: High School Educational Advisor Position. Please no phone calls.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Educational Talent Search, 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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Job Title: High School Educational Advisor, Part-time

Program: San Francisco College Access Center, a Cal-SOAP program

Location:  1596 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Galileo HS/ Burton HS/Marshall HS)

Position: Non-Exempt position; some evenings & weekends (virtual and/or in-person.)

Salary: $18.00/hr / Tentative Start Date: ASAP

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The San Francisco College Access Center’s (SFCAC) mission is to provide  culturally relevant, comprehensive college preparation information and  assistance. Although open to the community, SFCAC targets students who  are low income and/or first of their family to attend postsecondary  education programs. SFCAC is a Cal-SOAP project funded by the California  Student Aid Commission (CSAC), and administered by the Japanese  Community Youth Council (JCYC), a non-profit youth organization. For  more information, please visit www.jcyccollegeaccess.org or  www.jcyc.org.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

SFCAC is a Cal-SOAP project administered by the California Student Aid  Commission (CSAC). The Educational Advisor will be responsible for  recruitment, identification, selection and counseling of participants  virtually and/or in-person at a school in San Francisco Unified School  District (SFUSD) or Jefferson Unified High School District (JUHSD) in  Daly City.  These participants will fulfill the eligibility criteria as  set by CSAC for all Cal-SOAP Projects.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Direct Service/Outreach (virtual and/or in-person):

To identify, recruit & select eligible participants who are: 1)  low-income as defined by Cal-Grant income levels; and/or 2) who have the  potential to be first in their family to attend college;

Assess and determine participants’ educational needs and academic potential;

Conduct college (e.g. College 101) and financial aid presentations (e.g. FAFSA, Cal-Grants);

Provide college and financial aid advising to encourage participants to  complete high school, and enroll in post-secondary colleges;

Assist participants to complete college and financial aid applications;

Coordinate and implement virtual and/or local and long-distance field trips (i.e. college campus and cultural field trips);

Provide SAT/ACT test prep workshops in coordination with consultants;

Assist participants in applying for re-admission to secondary schools, when applicable

Advocate for admission to post-secondary schools; and

Refer participants to appropriate social service and government agencies.

 

Administrative(virtual and/or in-person):

Manage a caseload of 75 - 100 SFCAC participants (providing at least 3 services for each participant);

Collect required program documents (e.g. intake, sign-in sheets) and/or  school forms to organize complete individual participant files;

Compile student demographic and related data to track completion of  program activities to ensure that SFCAC annual grant objectives will be  met for each program year;

Assist with implementation and evaluation of project activities;

Provide support to target high school counseling staff and/or assist  with events that complement SFCAC program timeline. Staff participation  in target school activities is subject to approval by Associate Director  to minimize interference with SFCAC job responsibilities.

 

Other Program Participation (virtual and/or in-person):

Assist and support other JCYC College Access Programs' (e.g. TRIO) staff at shared target high schools;

Participate in JCYC College Access Programs' school wide events (e.g.  Cash for College, Middle School Career Days, Summer Programs) to promote  intra-collaboration and teamwork;

Participate in agency and department meetings, activities, committees, events, etc., as appropriate;

Perform related duties as needed.

 

Job Qualifications

Enrolled in college, AND a current recipient of financial aid (i.e., Pell Grant, Cal Grant, or Loans).

Minimum 1 year experience working with youth.

Effective communication (verbal & written) and strong organizational skills; Detail-oriented.

Experience with conducting presentations and event planning.

Computer Literate; Working proficiency of MS Word, Excel, and other presentation tools.

 

Desired Qualifications

Experience with diverse student populations.

Individuals with similar background to target population, low-income and first in their families to attend college.

Bilingual preferred (Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog).

Ability to work cooperatively with secondary school faculty and community agency personnel.

Knowledge of community resources and programs for youth in San Francisco and/or Daly City.

 

HOW TO APPLY:     

Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Cover Letter and 2)  Resume to applycollegeaccess AT jcyc.org Attn: SFCAC HS Educational  Advisor Position (PTE). Please no phone calls.

 

PLEASE NOTE: San Francisco College Access Center, a college access  program of JCYC, actively seek 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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Job Title: Middle School Educational Advisor, JCYC Educational Talent Search (JCYC ETS)

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

Salary: $40,000 + excellent benefits upon completion of 3 month introductory period

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

Tentative Start Date: Open Until Filled

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The JCYC ETS Program a TRiO project administered by the Department of Education (ED). The goal of the program is to serve low-income school youth, ages 11 and older who have the potential to be the first generation in their family to attend college. JCYC ETS supports middle and high school students to continue their education and graduate as well as encourages high school students and adults to enroll in 4 year institutions. ETS is a college access program of Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC). For more information about ETS and JCYC please visit www.jcyccollegeaccess.org or www.jcyc.org.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

The Educational Advisor will be responsible for recruitment, identification, selection and counseling of participants virtually and/or in-person at a middle school in San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) or Jefferson Elementary School District (JESD) Middle School.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Direct Service/Outreach (virtual and/or in-person):

1. Recruit, identify and select participants according to the following eligibility guidelines:

a. Students who are low-income according to the U.S. DOE income levels;

b. Students who have the potential to be first in their family to attend college;

c. Students who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education.

2. Assess and determine participants’ educational needs and academic potential;

3. Provide educational advising to encourage participants to complete secondary school and enroll in postsecondary educational programs;

4. Provide academic, career, college information and personal development to program participants through presentations and workshops;

5. Coordinate and implement virtual and/or local and long-distance field trips (i.e. college campus and cultural field trips); virtual and/or in-person career day and program activities as needed;

6. Assist participants in applying for re-admission to secondary schools;

7. Refer participants to appropriate social service and government agencies;

 

Administrative (virtual and/or in-person):

1. Manage a caseload of 200-250 students; organize required program documents and data for each student into a complete file;

2. Supervise Tutors and tutorial services provided at school site and/or virtually;

3. Assist Senior Middle School Educational Advisor in the development and implementation of tutor training and services;

4. Assist with implementation and evaluation of project activities;

5. Provide support to middle school counseling staff and collaborate on events that complement ETS program timeline. Staff participation in target school activities is subject to approval by the Associate Director. Activities must not interfere with job responsibilities.

 

Other Program Participation (virtual and/or in-person):

1. Provide assistance, support and resources for other JCYC College Access Programs and the High School ETS program;

2. Participate in ETS and/or JCYC meetings, activities, committees, conferences, retreats, etc., as appropriate;

3. Participate in advocacy initiative prioritized by JCYC;

4. Perform related duties as needed.

 

Job Qualifications

ە Bachelor’s Degree and one or more years working with youth

ە Prefer individuals with similar to target population – low-income and first in their families to attend college

ە Strong organizational and follow-through skills. Attention to detail

ە Experience with conducting presentations and activity planning

ە Effective verbal and written communication skills

ە Computer Literate; Working proficiency of MS Word and Excel; Knowledgeable of using PowerPoint, Zoom and Google Applications.

 

Desired Qualifications

ە Experience with diverse student populations

ە Bilingual preferred

ە Knowledge of community activities, resources and programs for youth in San Francisco

ە Ability to work cooperatively with secondary school faculty and community agency

personnel

 

How to Apply

Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Cover Letter and 2) Resume.

Contact Email: applycollegeaccess AT jcyc.org

Attn: Middle School Educational Advisor Position

Please no phone calls.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Educational Talent Search, 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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Job Title: Tutor, JCYC College Access Programs

Position: Casual, 5-19 hrs/week

Salary: $16.50 per hour

Location: Middle Schools in San Francisco (Aptos, Denman, Francisco, MLK Jr., & Roosevelt) and Daly City (Thomas R. Pollicita) *Tutor will be assigned to work at one school site, not all school sites.

Tentative Start Date: Open Until Filled

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The JCYC College Access Programs assists low-income school youth, ages 11 and older who have the potential to be the first generation in their family to attend college. As a Tutor, you will gain valuable communication skills, contribute to your community, and have fun! We also offer trainings to support your professional development. For more information about our programs, visit www.jcyccollegeaccess.org.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (VIRTUAL AND/OR IN-PERSON):

1. Tutor middle school students at school site and/or virtually in small and/or large groups with estimated ratio of 5 to 7 students per 1Tutor;

2. Assist Middle School Educational Advisor to manage a small caseload of students with tracking their academic progress throughout the school year;

3. Assist Middle School Educational Advisor with event planning activities such as virtual and/ or local/long distance college campus and/ or cultural field trips during the school day.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education: Minimum AA degree OR currently enrolled to obtain a Bachelor's degree.

2. Available to work 3-4 days a week, Monday to Thursday, between 12-6PM;

3. Demonstrate constructive communication skills (oral & written);

4. Effectively exercise compassion and positive behavior management skills;

5. Demonstrate professionalism and teamwork skills; Highly reliable;

6. Experience working with youth similar to the target population served by the program (e.g. low-income, first-generation college bound, ethnically diverse)

 

How to Apply:

Applicants MUST submit ALL of the following: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, and 3) School Schedule (if applicable).

Contact Email: applycollegeaccess AT jcyc.org

Attn: Tutor Position

Please no phone calls

 

PLEASE NOTE: Japanese Community Youth Council ( JCYC) actively seek 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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