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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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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. 

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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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.  

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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ACH Child and Family Services is hiring a Youth Care Specialist, an OCOK Permanency Specialist and a Quality Improvement and Contracts Specialist for the Wichita Campus in Forth Worth, TX!


Are you able to connect with youth who need a caring adult to advocate for them? Or perhaps you're passionate about providing support to children and families? If you want to make a difference, desire a challenge and aren't afraid of hard work, then a career at ACH Child and Family Services might be in your future.


Available Positions:


The Youth Care Specialist (YCS) oversees the physical care of the facility, the daily supervision of clients and provides basic needs, medical and emotional care, and overall safety of clients in care. The YCS provides a supportive learning experience and empathetic adult guidance to clients.


The OCOK Permanency Specialist provides permanent planning and placement to abused and neglected children. This position is legally responsible for a child’s welfare in the position that the child is removed from their home. The Permanency Worker monitors the child’s care while in care.


The Quality Improvement & Contracts Specialist works closely with the Director of Quality Improvement and Contracts to manage the Provider Network quality improvement process and compliance of providers to the terms and outcomes of their contracts.
This position is responsible for ensuring that the quality of services is monitored and tracked, including out-of-home services, protective supervision and adoption-related services.


We will be holding in person interviews on Thursday, December 12th
from 10am-2pm at our location:
3712 Wichita St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119


To Fill Out an Application, Visit: https://achservices.org/about-ach/hire-me



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*** Please read the job post completely and thoroughly and reply with BOTH brief cover letter and resume as outlined in the 'TO APPLY' section below. Applications without a cover letter will not be moved forward for consideration. ***


Youth ERA is seeking a young-adult aged peer with life experience in mental health, addiction/recovery, incarceration/juvenile justice, Oregon Youth Authority, foster care, education, LGBTQ+, etc to work as a Wraparound Support Partner. The Wraparound Youth Partner empowers youth, and young adults with behavioral, mental health, and other challenges by providing a variety of recovery-oriented services to individuals who have self-identified as desiring peer support, in order to promote greater independence, community integration and recovery for mental wellness. Services provided by young adult wraparound support partners include a wide range of supports, services, and advocacy that contributes to emerging adult’s journey into self-reliance. Existing experience with programs such as 3D printing and virtual reality is a big plus. Enthusiasm to learn such technologies is required. Position serving Clackamas County and Multnomah County, OR. Travel to meetings and around region required. Mileage will be reimbursed for meetings and travel starting from Milwaukie, OR at the beginning of each day. Recommended also for commutes from Portland, OR or Vancouver, WA.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS:


Position Title: Youth Wraparound Support Partner


Compensation: $16 - $17.50 D.O.E. / Hourly


Offered Benefits: Medical, Vision, and Dental


Work Schedule: 40 hrs/wk


Position Type: Full-time 1.0 FTE


Location: TriCounty, OR - Daily Driving Required


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Respond to requests and referrals for youth, and young adult peer support

  • Support individuals in self-identifying their areas of need

  • Support individuals in communicating these needs to members of their team


Facilitate a process with young people to:



  • Identify strengths and needs;

  • Clarify and prioritize their needs;

  • Provide emotional support;

  • Identify available resources, both formal supports and natural supports;

  • Facilitate access to resources (public and private sector);

  • Coach and support young people as they make calls to access resources;

  • Provide guidance in completing forms and applications;

  • Provide support and model self-advocacy in a variety of settings; settings included but not limited to: Child and Family Team Meetings, Schools, Courtroom, Child Welfare reunification planning, Treatment Reviews (inpatient and outpatient), Other medical/therapeutic appointments

  • Empower young people to articulate their concerns and needs effectively;

  • Maintain local resource information for young people to access independently;

  • Educate young people in resource research and how to access resources independently.

  • Support the development and connection of young people to natural supports within their community;

  • Perform other duties as necessary.


REQUIREMENTS:



  • One year of lived experience and show knowledge of the mental health system and how to navigate it

  • Ability to travel and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required.

  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle for daily work travel, and current car insurance.

  • Ability to pass a background check through CRIMS to work with sensitive populations, and federal drug screening.


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Effective communication, written and oral

  • A sincere interest in the welfare of their peers, including the ability to see each person as a unique individual

  • Empower young people to be a part of the development of their individual plan of care

  • Fairly computer literate (i.e. Android Apps, Microsoft Office, etc.)

  • Ability to work with people of diverse cultural, religious, racial, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds;

  • Must be able to lift and carry boxes/totes weighing up to 35 pounds

  • Prior knowledge of (or experience with) the wraparound process is encouraged


TO APPLY:


Please send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining your relevant experience and interest in the position via Indeed. No phone calls.


Note: This position will need applicants to be able to pass a CRIMS background check through the State of Oregon, including completing a weighing essay and application if any criminal convictions are listed. If you have any criminal convictions, you will be required to let us know what those are as a disclaimer at the bottom of your cover letter with the type and date of conviction so we can make sure you will be able to pass through a successful background check. Please note the existence of criminal convictions does not automatically fail you from the CRIMS background check, but more time may be needed to guide applicant through the process before their official hire.


APPLICATION PROCESS:


Youth ERA has a three-tier interview process. Based on the pool of applicants, we will conduct an initial phone interview, then a pool of 4-6 applicants will be selected for a secondary in-person interview with our Creative Director and Operations Manager. Lastly will be a meet-and-greet with our Executive Director.


Please read the qualifications and position overview thoroughly and reply with BOTH a cover letter and your resume.


Please, NO PHONE CALLS.


Position open until filled.


For more information about our organization, please visit: www.youthera.org


Job Type: Full-time


Salary: $16.00 to $17.50 /hour


Company Description

Youth ERA works to empower young people and create breakthroughs with the dedicated systems that serve them.

The success of young adults affects all of us. Each of us, whether we realize it or not, benefits when a young person graduates from high school, when someone finds a job that helps them pay their rent, or when more young people have access to effective services and supports.

We create solutions for communities across the country that look beyond short-term assistance for the few and toward sustainable support for the many. When Youth ERA opens up a new drop-in center, saving communities hundreds of thousands of dollars, it’s not just the young people or even their families who benefit. With our services, young people have a much better chance of becoming happy, successful, and contributing adult members of their communities and everyone reaps the rewards.

With your support, we are empowering young people to create personal, community and national change.


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This job is located in Sunfield, MI.


 


Position Title: Youth Care Specialist


Department: Residential


Reports to: House Manager


Primary Objective/Function of Position


 


The Youth Care Worker is responsible for providing oversight, supervision and direction to youth placed at our residential treatment facility. This position assists with the effectiveness of the living unit. They work with house staff regarding supervision of the youth as well as the home. Supports the educational development, provides a social and moral example, encourages the physical and social development, and contributes to the spiritual development of the Youth at Sunny Crest Youth Ranch.


 


Expectations and Responsibilities:



  • Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.


  • Responsible for daily living environment of youth to ensure cleanliness, safety, and that the needs of youth are met.


  • Helps with maintaining and overall condition of the grounds which the youth live.


  • Participates in and facilitates activities when on shift. Engages with clients to complete daily chores and living activities including cooking, cleaning, life skills, animal chores, and physical exercise. Follows house lists/schedule.


  • Monitors personal hygiene of youth and ensures proper care in this area. Administers medication following policy/procedures.


  • Helps youth to develop healthy communication and problem solving skills during times of stress or anxiety.


  • Develops and maintains appropriate and healthy relationship with youth.


  • Provides transportation to youth when assigned.


  • Communicates pertinent information as it relates to youth and their therapeutic needs through completing all required paperwork in a timely manner (with accuracy).


  • Provides input during treatment planning process.


  • Responsible for de-escalating upset youth.


  • Responsible for teaching, modeling, practicing supporting and articulating the appropriate behaviors for youth.


  • Responds in a relevant physical manner during time that physical management may be necessary.


  • Part of an On-Call rotation as assigned. Expected to be within 1 hour of SCYR and may be required to come in at any given time while On-Call.


  • May serve as a member of the Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) team. A PQI team member participates and engages in PQI meetings and activities as required including provide data and input to improve the quality of services and encourage and empower staff at all levels to embrace the PQI model for improvement.


  • Completes all required trainings as scheduled.


  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization.


  • Acts as a role model within and outside the agency.


  • Is committed to cultural diversity and inclusion.



 


Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required. Ability to pass Handle With Care physical management training, physical ability to restrain, ability to be outside at times in all weather conditions to engage with youth in all activities. Understanding of trauma informed care, cultural & socioeconomic characteristics of abuse & neglect population preferred.


 


This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.


 


 


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A safe place for kids.


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Description:


The Youth Development Center in Aiken, SC is a program through Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute that works with at-risk youth who have been termed status offenders (status offenses are things such as truancy, behavior problems, breaking of school policies, etc.) We are located on a 400 acre camp which features canoeing, camping, low and high ropes courses and many recreation sites. The YDC provides a residential program to a maximum of 32 females at a time. The primary educational goals include: behavior modification, improve study skills, create a passion for learning, core subjects (Math, Science, English and Social Studies), recreational training, social skills training and more. Staff will have flexible work schedules, and there will be many opportunities to pick up trainings and experience that add to an instructor’s knowledge.


Principle Duties:


· Shepherd and supervise youth as they go about their day.


· Plan and lead adventure based activities.


· Provide teaching, crisis intervention, orientation of new juveniles and serve as a treatment team member.


· Help youth with in class assignments as directed by certified teacher.


· Perform administrative duties as required, including oral or written reports, headcounts, clinic notes, etc.


· Supervise sanitation and maintenance procedures to ensure cleanliness and orderliness of the facility and general health/safety of the residents.


· Residential duties on certain nights.


· Monitors safety and security procedures for the facility.


Qualifications:


· BA or BS in Outdoor Education, Adventure Programing, Social Science, Youth Development or other related field is preferred


· Experience working with at-risk students preferred


· Must have patience, empathy, understanding, flexibility and high energy


· Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” methods


· Must be physically able to perform tasks required to teach outdoors


· Must be willing to work as a team with clear objectives


Contact: You can send resumes and personal references to Carlos Gore Ashton at cashton@clemson.edu and Stacy Williams at stacy4@clemson.edu.


Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.


 


 


 


 


 



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We are currently hiring candidates who desire to be a positive role model, all while building self-esteem, and self confidence in youth who have committed delinquent acts.


MAYS secure detention program will provide short-term, temporary -secure custody for alleged and adjudicated delinquent males between the ages of 10 and 18.


JOB SPECIFIC STANDARDS


Essential Functions:


 


Residential Youth Care:


Youth care:



  • Review youth information including Individualized Service Plan (ISP)

  • Orient youth to rules, regulations and schedules

  • Facilitate youth interaction

  • Control the usage of supplies utilized within the unit

  • Coordinate activities and care as indicated by assigned shift

  • Youth safety:

  • Maintain the personal security of the youth

  • Ensure that appropriate behavior is observed

  • Utilize Safe Crisis Management as appropriate

  • Administer an authorized search of person or area

  • Demonstrate leadership through role modeling

  • Provide First Aid as necessary

  • Contact medical department as required

  • Case Management:

  • Report any events requiring further investigation

  • Assist the unit with shift continuity of essential personnel

  • Complete all logs in a timely and thorough manner

  • Prepare youth reports and summaries

  • Secure proper documentation for youth files meeting Federal and State requirements and organizational standards

  • Facilitate communications on youth status with essential personnel

  •  


  • Responsibilities in accordance with shift covered:
    • Day shift will:



  • Supervise and support the youth population

  • Ensure the proper nutrition at breakfast and lunch

  • Manage program schedule

  • Participate in shift meetings

    • Evening shift will:


    • Supervise and support the youth population


    • Ensure the proper nutrition at dinner


    • Supervise youth homework


    • Participate in shift meetings


    • Night shift will:




  • Supervise and support the youth population

  • Complete headcount of youth at a maximum of every twelve (12) minutes

  • Safety check youth community room and bathroom

  • Check that all doors are secured

  • Collect, log, sort, clean, fold and return/dispose of laundry

  •  
    •  



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


 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


 



  • Skill in observing and reporting changes in youth behavior


  • Guide youth in making responsible decisions regarding their future service needs


  • Ability to interact with youth demonstrating a positive attitude



  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze a situation accurately and responding accordingly



    • Knowledge of 3800 Regulations as they relate to youth documentation


    • Knowledge of HIPPA privacy regulations





 


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:




    • Associate's Degree or 60 credits from an accredited college


       


      REQUIRED CERTIFICATES/CLEARANCES:


      ACT 33 & 34 Clearances



    • First Aid/CPR training


    • Fingerprinting clearance


    • Safe Crisis Management training




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Job Description


This job is located in Sunfield, MI.


 


Position Title: Youth Care Specialist


Department: Residential


Reports to: House Manager


Primary Objective/Function of Position


 


The Youth Care Worker is responsible for providing oversight, supervision and direction to youth placed at our residential treatment facility. This position assists with the effectiveness of the living unit. They work with house staff regarding supervision of the youth as well as the home. Supports the educational development, provides a social and moral example, encourages the physical and social development, and contributes to the spiritual development of the Youth at Sunny Crest Youth Ranch.


 


Expectations and Responsibilities:



  • Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team.


  • Responsible for daily living environment of youth to ensure cleanliness, safety, and that the needs of youth are met.


  • Helps with maintaining and overall condition of the grounds which the youth live.


  • Participates in and facilitates activities when on shift. Engages with clients to complete daily chores and living activities including cooking, cleaning, life skills, animal chores, and physical exercise. Follows house lists/schedule.


  • Monitors personal hygiene of youth and ensures proper care in this area. Administers medication following policy/procedures.


  • Helps youth to develop healthy communication and problem solving skills during times of stress or anxiety.


  • Develops and maintains appropriate and healthy relationship with youth.


  • Provides transportation to youth when assigned.


  • Communicates pertinent information as it relates to youth and their therapeutic needs through completing all required paperwork in a timely manner (with accuracy).


  • Provides input during treatment planning process.


  • Responsible for de-escalating upset youth.


  • Responsible for teaching, modeling, practicing supporting and articulating the appropriate behaviors for youth.


  • Responds in a relevant physical manner during time that physical management may be necessary.


  • Part of an On-Call rotation as assigned. Expected to be within 1 hour of SCYR and may be required to come in at any given time while On-Call.


  • May serve as a member of the Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) team. A PQI team member participates and engages in PQI meetings and activities as required including provide data and input to improve the quality of services and encourage and empower staff at all levels to embrace the PQI model for improvement.


  • Completes all required trainings as scheduled.


  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization.


  • Acts as a role model within and outside the agency.


  • Is committed to cultural diversity and inclusion.



 


Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required. Ability to pass Handle With Care physical management training, physical ability to restrain, ability to be outside at times in all weather conditions to engage with youth in all activities. Understanding of trauma informed care, cultural & socioeconomic characteristics of abuse & neglect population preferred.


 


This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.


 


Company Description

A safe place for kids.


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Overview

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Responsibilities

Program Overview

Our Transitional Living Specialists provide their 18-22 year old clients with the knowledge to utilize all available community resources.These counselors are able to help clients become self sufficient by assisting them in locating and learning how to use community resources such as housing, employment and education.

Position Overview


  • Carry a maximum caseload of 9-10 young adults


  • Meet with the young adult a minimum of one time per week, increasing and decreasing as directed by the Clinical Supervisor on the basis of clinical need.


  • Provide on call crisis support to the client 24 hours a day 7 days a week (alternating on-call duties).


  • Provide accurate and complete information to Clinical Supervisor in a timely manner in the event of a crisis situation.


  • Implement suggestions of interventions provided by supervisor and/or consultant in a timely manner to be reflected in the next treatment plan cycle.


  • Participate weekly in all supervision exercises to ensure the appropriate conceptualization and implementation of treatment.


  • Provide all therapeutic services in accordance with Youth Villages Mission and Values and LifeSet Model Principles.


  • Conduct on-going assessment of the young adults needs from a strength focused, solution-based perspective.


  • Engage and align with the young adult and their support system to elicit full participation in treatment.


Additional Information

Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served.Applicants must have a valid drivers license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance.Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage

Qualifications

Requirements

A Master's degree in a social services discipline is strongly preferredA Bachelor's degree in a social services discipline is requiredOne year of related experience in counseling and/or case management is requiredStrong organizational skills and attention to detailExcellent written, verbal, and oral skillsAbility to manage multiple priorities simultaneouslyBasic computer knowledgeAbility to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan403 (b)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year10 paid holidays

Paid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

EOE

Requisition ID: 2019-5032

Job Locations: MA-Worcester

Program: LifeSet

Relocation Assistance: No

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


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Job Description


 


We are seeking a Qualified Mental Health Specialist to join our team! You will be responsible for implementing effective treatment plans to clients in an individual or group setting.


Seeking an applicant with experience working in the community with clients from various populations.


Responsibilities:



  • Counsel and advise individuals or groups with Behavioral Health Issues

  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans

  • Establish treatment goals and milestones with clients

  • Prepare progress reports and letters for relevant parties

  • Educate families and groups treatments and prevention programs

  • Facilitate referrals to other healthcare or counseling professionals

  • Keep Accurate and Medicaid compliant documentation


Qualifications:



  • Previous experience in case management, social work, or other related fields

  • Experience working with a Electronic Health Record System of some sort

  • Experience completing Medicaid Billable Progress notes.

  • Experience in conflict resolution

  • Compassionate and caring demeanor

  • Ability to build rapport with clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have Transportation, Valid License, and Insurance

  • LSW, LPC would be great and preferred BUT NOT required.


 


Company Description

We are a small Nationally Accredited and State Certified non profit that provides community based mental health services to various populations.


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PROGRAM SPECIALIST The primary responsibilities of the Program Specialist (Emergency Housing) include screening applications and interviewing clients, weekly visits/check-ins with clients and hotel management, ensure upkeep of property, document agreements, contracts and evictions between Larkin Street Youth Services, hotels and clients. Carefully maintain the budget, ensure positive relationships with hotels and Larkin Street Youth Services. Calculate damages, key deposits and clean up after a client exits services. Act as a liaison between client and hotel management. Ensure client maintains points of engagement while in services. CORE JOB FUNCTIONS: To engage successfully with a diverse client population who present with a myriad issues. To handle crisis situations though de-escalation techniques and assist clients as they process social and emotional problems. To practice life skills training for youth through modeling, active counseling and motivational interviewing and facilitation of groups. To promote the wellness of the community through a ham reeducation approach. To ensure the safety and security of all clients, staff, volunteers and the facility. Maintaining the cleanliness and operations of the facility including preparing and serving meals, cleaning bathrooms, maintaining storage areas and other tasks assigned by program management. To collect client information through intake and assessment, organize that information by entering data into paper-based and electronic-based data systems and obtain additional information by coordinating with other professional sources. To participate in professional development activities to enhances counselor skill levels. The Program Specialist will work in conjunction with other staff members and other agencies to ensure the continuum of services for clients. The Program Specialist will also act as an advocate and point person to new youth entering the Lark-Inn. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Demonstrate a commitment to homeless and at-risk youth. Show an active interest in the agency’s mission. Demonstrate organizational skills with reliability and consistency in work performance. Exhibit flexibility with a team player mentality. Seek out team support and supervision, when appropriate. Work with minimal to moderate supervision. Demonstrate good judgment with a proactive approach to problem-solving. Maintain a professional demeanor with good interpersonal and communication skills. Believe that recovery is a possibility. Accurately prioritize tasks with the capability to learn quickly and integrate new learning efficiently. Demonstrate resilience towards adversity and maintain a positive attitude in the work environment. Ability to set clear boundaries with clients, other staff and volunteers. Ability to maintain a client-centered approach by respecting each client’s rights. Ability to objectify client behavior, rather than personalize it. Ability to engage with clients in a hopeful and empathic manner. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) Ability to accurately and efficiently prioritize tasks. PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor and appearance at all times. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to the requirements of this job description. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks. Maintain a focus on 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 keeping with the responsibilities carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of staff and to the youth in which we serve. Actively strive to upgrade professional skills through engaging in appropriate professional training and experience. Maintaining the strictest of confidentiality. Ability to work with a diverse staff and excel in a multi-cultural environment. QUALIFICATIONS 2-3 years of experience working with high-risk youth in a shelter and/or transitional or supportive housing program(s). Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work. Working knowledge of Harm Reduction and the issues facing homeless youth including substance use, mental health issues, the foster care and juvenile justice systems. A self-starter with the ability to follow-through on tasks. A clean driving record and CA Driver’s License (able to qualify for a CDL) Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus. How to Apply: Please forward a cover letter & resume: employment@larkinstreetyouth.org. This position is represented by SEIU 1021 under a collective bargaining agreement.


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Job Description


Kids Orbit is currently interviewing warm, friendly, creative and talented Specialty Instructors in Dance, Music, Drama, Art, Martial Arts, Yoga, Chess, Science, Role-Playing Games, Team Sports, and Creative Movement. We are also open to new opportunities you may bring to the table! Positions to be filled in late August. If you have a talent that you have experience teaching to elementary school-age children, this may be the job for you!


Candidates should...



  1. Have love for working with elementary-age children.

  2. Enjoy spending time with kids & other youth professionals

  3. Experience teaching your craft to elementary school-age children

  4. Previous job experience with elementary school age children (3.5 - 11 yrs old) is a must; after school or camp experience is preferred.


Our afterschool program season runs 10 months following the NYC Public School calendar. Hours are Monday - Friday from 2:30pm - 6:00pm. You must be available to work at least 3 afternoons per week over the full course of the school year.


To learn more about our program and to apply online, please visit our website www.kidsorbit.org. Please, no phone calls.


Company Description

Kids Orbit operates full scale, in-school after school & recess programs. We are warm and welcoming, providing children with a family-like atmosphere to spend their after school hours. We offer the kind of flexibility that our families need. We supervise homework and offer a variety of enrichment activities ranging from yoga and sports to art, music and drama. We sit quietly and read and draw. We play board games with our friends. We laugh and have a lot of fun!


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Job Description


The Children’s Home of Reading is currently seeking caring and compassionate individuals to help us carry out our mission at our newly opened Acute Partial Hospitalization Program in Schuylkill County.


Youth Behavioral Specialist (POTTSVILLE, PA - Acute Partial Hospitalization Program - Full-time, plus $1,000 sign-on bonus and great benefits!


This is a 10 month direct care position, mainly Monday through Friday 1st shift.


Perks and Benefits



  • $1,000 sign on Bonus for full-time positions

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits available

  • 401k, Life & Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Training & Advancement

  • And Much More!!!


Requirements:



  • Provide therapeutic services to children/adolescents ages 5-18

  • Ensure clients safety and well being


 


Education and Experience:


Bachelor's degree in a human service related field and 1 year, direct care experience, OR High School diploma PLUS 12 semester credit hours in a human service field, and 2 years direct care experience. Team-oriented, athletic background helpful.


Additional Requirements:



  • Candidate must pass a criminal background check

  • Must have a valid driver’s license


Who We Are: The Children's Home of Reading is expanding its programs to offer treatment oriented care rather than custodial care. Today our programs allow us to meet the critical behavioral and mental health needs of over 650 children and families every year! The Children's Home of Reading is an affiliate of Inperium Management Services, Inc. Visit BuildingKidsLives.org to learn more about our programs and who we serve.


Inperium Management Serivices (IMS) and its family of affiliates, provides supporting services to an array of non-profit, public charity organizations including, but not limited to, human services, behavior health, and intellectual development disability agencies. The organizations that we support are expanding rapidly and continue to further their missions.Inperium Management Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to sschwartz@choreading.org or Apply today @ http://www.inperiumms.org


Company Description

Inperium Management Services provide the Shared Service offerings to affiliates allowing these entities to advance their mission and vision. By exploring geographical program expansion and focusing on quality outcome measures to create cost savings that result in reinvestment into the organizations stakeholders through capacity creation and employee compensation betterments.

Shared Service offerings include, but are not limited to: Fiscal Reporting, Payroll, Information Technology, Human Resources, Employee Recruiting, Employee Training, Risk Management Reporting and Analysis, and Time and Attendance.


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Job Description


General Summary/Purpose



The Career Navigation Specialist is responsible for assessing customers and developing customized job-readiness plans based on customer career levels including those who are starting their careers; transitioning into new careers; advancing their careers. CNS will work with individuals of various populations including youth. The Career Navigation Specialist assesses barriers to employment and develops solutions for overcoming those barriers. The Career Navigation Specialist connects youth to training and employment opportunities that lead to financial self-sufficiency. The Career Navigation Specialist tracks and reports customer progress through data management systems. The CNS will work with individuals within a career center as well as in the community.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
 


•       Provide career development services including but not limited to: career exploration, skills and aptitudes assessments, resume / cover letter assistance, supervised online job applications, workshops on career development topics, and career counseling.  


•       Work with the partner agencies to ensure services are aligned and customers are served. 


•       Work with individuals in the community, providing a wide range of career development services including barrier removal. 


•       Present workshops for both the career center and the community sites.   


•       Refer youth to training and/or supportive services to improve their job readiness by utilizing community, training, and educational resources;


•       Assist in job development activities with community organizations, businesses and agencies to identify employment needs, gain feedback on job seeker needs, and develop strategies for optimizing results;


•       Interviewing job seekers to assess skills and needs using the automated system to complete, review and update customer registration;


•       Conduct orientations for job seekers to provide an overview of available services;


•       Assist customers in the usage of self-service resources;


•       Share labor market information with youth to enable informed decisions on labor trends and economic conditions;


•       Perform activities tracking function to include eligibility, enrollment, case management notes, job placement data, follow-up information, etc. into the computer tracking system, in compliance with documentation requirements;


•       Prepare written communications, to include progress reports, fliers, brochures, calendars, in partnership with the Communications and Outreach department;


•       Attend conferences, staff meetings, and AAWDC functions, as assigned.


•       Conduct oral presentations to small and large groups;


•       Other duties as assigned.


 


 


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory)
 



  • A.A. degree in human resources, human services, education, social services or related field is required.  

  • B.A. is preferred with two years of directly related experience, in addition to the experience (requirement, may be considered instead of degree attainment).

  • Minimum of two years of recruitment/employment service experience to include client assessment is required.

  • AAWDC Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


 


Preferred Qualifications
 



  • Knowledge of career counseling theories and techniques, including the impact of cultural values and unique needs of a targeted populations, must be demonstrable.

  • Experience in preparing and conducting client workshops and job development.

  • Understanding the needs and barriers of special populations and strategies of addressing those.

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners.


 


Special Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
 



  • Highly analytical, perceptive, curious and with sound judgment.

  • Proactive attitude and problem-solving ability.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail.

  • Ability to work individually and within a highly collaborative team environment.

  • The position requires intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite, to include Excel and Outlook.


 


Company Description

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) is a nationally recognized, innovative workforce development organization that provides high quality workforce development services to drive purposeful change in Anne Arundel County and across Maryland. AAWDC is the bridge between understanding the workforce and talent development needs of local and regional businesses and preparing individuals to meet their full career potential. AAWDC's vision, mission, and core values are at the heart of the way the organization achieves success.


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Job Description


Are you an experienced payroll professional looking for a great, new opportunity in a meaningful industry?


Sequel Youth & Family Services is a privately owned company that develops and operates treatment programs for people with behavioral, emotional, and/or physical challenges. We are seeking an experienced, reliable Payroll Specialist to join our growing company and assist in processing payroll for several programs across the US.


What does this position involve?


The Payroll Specialist will work with the payroll team in biweekly payroll processing for assigned programs. The Payroll Specialist will ensure accurate processing and recording of the company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information, and participate in daily data entry payroll processing. The Payroll Specialist will work collaboratively with a team of skilled professionals in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, demonstrating precision and expertise, in order to maximize efficiency and productivity.


Duties may include, but are not limited to:



  • Analyzing assigned program time sheets and recalculating.

  • Calculating adjustments to individual payroll accounts.

  • Preparing various payroll related reports.

  • Preparing TACC Billing.

  • Completing Labor Statistics for various states.

  • Preparing garnishment payments.

  • Entering payroll data in Evolution payroll system.

  • Working closely with external payroll processing company.

  • Preparing month end journal entries related to payroll.

  • Interacting with the Human Resources department concerning personal leave, new PARs, unemployment claims, and workers’ compensation related claims.


Successful Candidates will meet the following Job Requirements:



  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • BS/BA in business, accounting or relevant field is a plus.

  • Proven experience with payroll processing/wage attachment (1+ years required)

  • Must have multi-site experience

  • Solid understanding of accounting fundamentals and payroll best practices

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Word.

  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material

  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills

  • Ability to communicate with different levels of management

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills


Check out our Benefits Package!



  • Competitive Compensation

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after 60 days

  • Company provided AD&D insurance

  • Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account

  • 401K after 60 days

  • Paid Time Off

  • Plus more!


 


Do you have what it takes to be our Payroll Specialist? Apply now!


 


Sequel Youth & Family Services is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly Employer


Company Description

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.


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