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JOB TITLE: Community Programs Manager
REPORTS TO: Director of Community Development
SUPERVISES: Community Programs Coordinator, Childcare Providers
COMPENSATION: Exempt competitive salary, full health benefits, paid vacation and holiday
SCHEDULE: Tuesday – Saturday; occasional evenings will be required
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Community Programs Manager oversees the Center’s children and family services and all community programs, including information and referral, volunteer, community initiatives, and special projects. Overall responsibilities include program planning and evaluation, training and supervision of staff and volunteers, grant reporting. This position reports to the Director of Community Development and supervises the Community Programs Coordinator and Center’s Childcare Providers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Children and Family Services
• Manage the Center’s KidSpace Program which includes a drop-in childcare service (for children aged 0 – 12 but primarily aged 6 and under), children’s classes, children’s events, and collaborative whole-family events within the LGBT Community. Duties include program planning and evaluation, event planning, logistics coordination, participant documentation oversight and program promotion.
• Provide supervision and training of childcare providers responsible for delivering drop-in childcare services and teachers for classes. Ensure child-centered and culturally –appropriate activities with child participants individually and/or as a group for infants to children.
• Maintain overall communication with parents of children participating in program. Ensure that childcare providers and teachers sustain relationships with parents, conducting parent/teacher consultations as needed and ensuring parents/guardians understand and follow policies and procedures while children are participating in program.
• Develop and execute outreach strategies promoting all events and KidSpace program. These may include but are not limited to: developing marketing materials, distribution, community engagement and other strategies.
• Collaborate with community partners to plan and implement joint events and initiatives, and to coordinate logistics where programs intersect.
Information and Referral Program
• Manage information and referral program which provides person to person, telephone and electronic communication to the public regarding center and community offerings. Duties include development of protocols and procedures, program planning, and program evaluation.
• Oversee the Center’s welcome desk including reception, referral, and outreach services ensuring excellent customer service delivery. Oversee schedule of welcome desk coverage by staff and volunteers; provide occasional back up coverage.
• Ensure client services tracking and oversee maintenance of on-line and in-house referral database; oversee the collection of accurate statistics for reporting purposes
• Maximize the public access to community resources available via the Center including, bulletin boards, provision of collateral material in public areas of the facility, and other strategies.
• Facilitate communication and collaboration between staff/volunteers, facility/security staff in efforts to ensure safety of all center users.
• Work with individuals and groups in the community to develop programming around specific and/or broad community issues. Ensure initiatives develop program/activities in line with the Center’s mission and priorities, oversee and strategize with initiatives around outreach/recruitment, promotion and marketing, implementation of activities, logistics planning and evaluation. Work directly with community group chairs to manage group process and conflicts as they arise.
• Build protocols for established groups and for the development of new community initiatives. Work with Center staff and community constituents to identify program and outreach priorities for new or expanded programming and initiate outreach efforts and based on identified priorities.
• Develop community programs & responses on current events and community issues including: lectures, readings, town hall meetings, celebrations, marches and/or media responses and press conferences.
• Supervise all aspects of the center’s volunteer program, including recruiting, screening, training, supervising, and scheduling volunteers and interns for all departments. Oversee creation of volunteer job descriptions, conflict management, communication between the Center and volunteers and volunteer appreciation.
• Oversee short and long term plans to increase volunteer participation in all aspects of the Center’s programs and services.
• Oversee trainings addressing issues of diversity, communication and community building in the LGBT Community. Ensure facilitation of ongoing new volunteer orientations by staff coordinating program.
• Oversee Center Pride month activities, including kick off, parade contingent, float and booth.
• Supervise the Community Programs Coordinator, Childcare Providers, interns, volunteers and contractors assisting on community programs.
• Coordinate special projects including development of long and short term plans, budgets, implementation of programs, and evaluation.
• Provide reports, statistics, written narratives, and other administrative documentation required by Director of Community Development
• Actively participate as a member of the Community Programs team providing support to Center staff when appropriate.
• Other duties assigned by Director of Community Development
• Occasional work on evenings and Sundays will be required.
Qualifications & Experience
1. Commitment to the mission of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center. Experience and commitment to working in a multicultural environment.
2. Minimum two years experience working in community organizing, volunteer management, and/or program coordination. Demonstrated ability to work with a broad cross-section of the LGBT community.
3. Previous experience in working with children of LGBT families preferred but not required.
4. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills, ability to maintain confidentiality.
5. Excellent customer-service abilities. Outgoing and engaging personality.
6. Strong supervision skills.
7. Ability to work independently, collaboratively with supervisor or as part of a team in a fast paced environment. Experience working collaboratively with multiple agencies desired.
8. TB test and criminal background checks will be required if employment is offered.
9. Computer/PC literacy, including Internet proficiency, FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Office software and networked systems.
10. Fluency in English is required. Bilingual or ASL skills highly desired.
11. The physical requirements 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and lift objects up to 30 pounds. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The San Francisco LGBT COMMUNITY CENTERThe mission of the Center is to develop programs and services that welcome the entire diversity of the LGBT community; unite our community across lines of religion, age, race, gender and economics; give visibility to the history and culture of all the diverse parts of our community; foster discussion and planning for our political and cultural future; and nurture new and start-up organizations to meet emerging community needs.
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STOP AIDS Project works to prevent the spread of HIV among gay, bisexual and transgender men in San Francisco through multicultural and collaborative community-based organizing.
Since its inception in 1984, STOP AIDS Project has been locally and internationally recognized as a successful model of progressive grassroots HIV prevention and peer-to-peer education. We continually update our programs and stay at the cutting-edge of effective HIV prevention by recognizing and addressing the community’s evolving relationship with the constantly changing epidemic. Educating the community about HIV is at the foundation of STOP AIDS’ mission; we believe that it is only as an educated community that we have the capacity to make the best choices for our collective health and well-being.
STOP AIDS Project is a nonprofit, multicultural, collaborative, community organizing project for gay, bisexual, and transgender men in San Francisco which seeks to reduce HIV transmission and lessen the adverse effects of the HIV epidem ic on the community. We do this by providing street outreach, forums/workshops, community-building activities, structural interventions, public policy advocacy, referral services, condoms, public education campaigns and support/education for HIV+ men.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Our Love Program Manager develops, implements, and coordinates HIV prevention services and activities for African American men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco .
· Design and implement HIV prevention services and activities targeting African American MSM. These services and activities are grouped under three broad rubrics: community building, STD/HIV testing, and social marketing.
· Identify and recruit community/business partners to develop a multi-purpose community/social space for African American MSM.
· Research and conduct interviews with Key Opinion Leaders to identify HIV prevention-related concerns and interests for African American MSM.
· Coordinate and assist the Deputy Director in the development and production of media targeting the African American community.
· Develop strong collaborative relationships with agencies and public policy makers targeting the same population.
· Collaborate with STOP AIDS’ Positive Force program staff to provide support and connection to services for HIV+ African American MSM, including providing support for the annual PLUS Seminar for newly-diagnosed HIV+ African American MSM.
· Serve on Management Te am as required.
· Work closely with Education Director to evaluate program process and outcome objectives.
· Represent the agency at HIV prevention forums and conferences, and participate in efforts to establish possible future collaborations.
· Produce accurate and timely reports to fulfill contract obligations.
· Other duties as assigned.
· Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2 years experience in community organizing and/or public health experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Familiarity with the issues affecting gay, bisexual, and transgender men in San Francisco .
· Extensive knowledge of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
· Extensive knowledge of and experience working with African American MSM.
· Experience working with communities of color.
· Experience with program design and delivery, and working with advisory councils.
· Proven ability to build coalitions and collaborations.
· Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural setting.
· Excellent communication skills, written and oral, and computer literacy.
· Experience working with volunteers.
· Prior experience working on social change or social justice issues preferred.
This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and requires consistent evening and some weekend work.
· STOP AIDS Project offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.
· STOP AIDS Project provides a casual, yet professional, work environment.
· STOP AIDS Project is a sex positive agency and applicants should be comfortable with sexually and medically explicit material and language.
STOP AIDS Project is an equal opportunity employer; LGBT, HIV+, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please send your cover letter and resume to:
David Mould, Operations Manager, email@example.com.
For additional information on STOP AIDS Project, please visit our website: www.stopaids.org
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center, Inc.
Job Announcement for Contract Position
Position: Clinical Supervisor LCSW (Bilingual/Spanish)
Schedule: This is a contracted position for 15-18 hours per week, schedule TBD. Hours may increase over time. Contract period will end March 31, 2010 and is subject to renewal based on available funding.
Compensation: Salary DOE. Contractor – no benefits.
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center (GSFRC) is an innovative multi-service non-profit agency in the Mission District of San Francisco. Our mission is to help immigrant families access needed services, develop self sufficiency, and participate fully as members of the community. Our staff is a diverse team willing to take different and unique approaches to the challenges facing our families.
As a contractor under the direction of the Associate Director this position is responsible for the oversight of case management and related direct services, as well as the collaboration between any other mental health consultants and service providers involved with an agency.
Meet with mental health consul tants, service providers and program coordinators to develop an integrated agency-wide strategy for family advocacy and mental health support
Provide clinical supervision and consultation to Family Advocates
Train and oversee staff on use of tools and documentation pertaining to case management
Work with senior staff members and Family Advocates to develop improved strategies for tracking client progress
Provide supervision to contracted MSW/MFT in need of practicum hours
Provide short term direct services to individuals or families as appropriate
Fulfill documentation requirements consistent with maintaining confidential client records and reporting of grants and contracts
Participate in regular meetings including: staff meetings, reflective supervision meetings, ad-hoc committees, and meetings with collaborative agencies.
· Licensed LCSW, qualified to provide supervision to MWS or MFT graduates in need of practicum hours
· Bicultural and fully demonstrably Bilingual in English and Spanish
· Understanding of family support, health and wellness issues in the Latino immigrant community
Experience working with clients from diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds
Experience working with young children, adolescents and with families
Flexible, well organized and able to work in a fast-paced setting
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include a list of four professional references.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Access to knowledge is our thing. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, we don’t want anything to stand in the way. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Lime. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities. Recipients of the Google Lime Scholarship will receive a scholarship for the 2009–2010 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the all-expenses-paid retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA, in 2010. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion – $10,000USD for those studying in the US and $5,000CAD for those studying in Canada (based on average tuition costs).
Candidates must be:
A student entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program in the 2009–2010 academic year at a university in the United States or Canada (in addition to US and Canada citizens, international students with disabilities studying at universities in the US or Canada are also encouraged to apply)
Enrolled in a Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student for the 2009–2010 academic year
A person with a disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more activities that others may consider a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists
How To Apply
Candidates will apply online via the Lime online application process, and provide the following:
Contact and education information
Answers to essay questions
Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor
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Application Deadline: June 1, 2009
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Associate, California Volunteer Matching Network
Volunteer Action Department
CaliforniaVolunteers (CV), within the Office of the Governor, is charged with increasing the number of Californians engaged in service and volunteering throughout the state. CV administers AmeriCorps, Citizen Corps, the California Volunteer Matching Network and the Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning programs as well as guides policy development to support the nonprofit and service fields. CV is led by a Cabinet Secretary and works closely with a 25-member Commission appointed by the Governor.
The California Volunteer Matching Network (CVMN) is designed to engage more Californians in volunteering and service, and features a highly interactive volunteer matching tool at www.CaliforniaVolunteers.org. CVMN works closely with “Hub” organizations (Volunteer Centers, Hands On Network affiliates, municipal volunteer programs, and others) that help potential volunteers connect with quality-assured volunteer opportunities in their own community.
Under the leadership of the Assistant Director, Volunteer Action, the CVMN Associates will coordinate contract management and invoicing for CVMN; collect, analyze and prepare reports; maintain key databases; oversee related AmeriCorps*VISTA programs; and provide support to the Assistant Director to build existing and establish new initiatives. The CVMN Associates will work with other members of the Volunteer Action team and other CaliforniaVolunteers colleagues to accomplish program goals.
Oversee CVMN and WE Connect VISTA programs, including:
Programmatic supervision of VISTA Leader
Support development of annual VISTA proposal to the Corporation for National and Community Service
Reporting – including tracking VISTA activities to ensure project outline is being followed
Recommend corrective actions for VISTA members and/or Hubs that are not following VISTA program protocols
Coordinate and maintain annual Hub contracting process and internal database
Support Finance and Administration staff in the successful tracking of Hub invoices
Track, analyze and prepare CVMN Hub reports – monthly, annually, special requests (i.e. budget-related)
Supervise management of online database of Volunteer Management Training listings
Assist with the logistics of CVMN projects, meetings and activities
Create program documentation including letters, meeting notes, reports, etc.
Support Assistant Director of Volunteer Action with implementation of existing and new strategic initiatives
Support Assistant Director of Volunteer Action as requested on special assignments
Assist with the logistics of Volunteer Action projects, meetings and activities
Create program documentation including letters, meeting notes, reports, etc.
Support development of CaliforniaVolunteers.org website content as requested
Serve as a member of the Volunteer Action team, including weekly team meetings and assisting other team members with projects, as necessary
Other duties as assigned
· Bachelor’s degree
· Two to four years progressively responsible experience in the nonprofit or social services sector
· Familiarity with volunteer management principles and protocols
· Strong written and oral communication skills
· Ability to travel occasionally
· Ability to successfully manage multiple projects at one time, particularly those that are high-profile and time-sensitive
· Strong computer skills
To apply, send cover letter and resume to:
Jennifer Rudolph, Business Service Associate
CaliforniaVolunteers – Office of the Governor
1110 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Or via E-mail:
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
LOS ANGELES VALLEY COLLEGE
Announcement of Academic Position
Deadline to File: May 28, 2009 Issue Date: April 16, 2009
Applications are now being accepted for the probationary, tenure-track position of Disability Specialist for the Disabled Students Programs and Services office at Los Angeles Valley College.
This is a full time (35 hours per week, including some evenings) position with employee benefits. The starting date for this position is tentatively scheduled for July 1, 2009. The salary is commensurate with the candidate’s academic and professional qualifications and will be determined by the Los Angeles Community College District.
Provide a variety of professional services for students with a broad range of disabilities.
Determines student eligibility for DSPS programs and services;
Collects verification documentation and maintains student and program records;
Assists in evaluation of students to determine appropriate accommodations;
Determines, recommends, and facilitates support services and accommodations;
Recommends appropriate assistive technology for use by students with disabilities to enhance educational experiences;
Instructs assistive technology courses designated to meet the supportive educational needs of students with disabilities;
Meets scheduling needs located at on or off-campus sites, and /or at day or evening classes;
Communicates effectively both orally, by phone and in writing with student’s faculty, staff, and administration and community entities;
Provides consultation and support to faculty, administration, and staff regarding compliance issues such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act;
Recruits, hires, and schedules sign language interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing students;
Represents DSPS on committees addressing disability-related issues on the campus and in the community;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Applicants for this position must show evidence of the following qualifications:
1.Possession of a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling: or
2.Possession of a master’s degree in special education with 24 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work in counseling, guidance, student personnel, psychology, career development or social welfare; or
3.A master’s degree in counseling, guidance, student personnel, psychology career development, or social welfare AND either 12 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level coursework specifically in counseling or rehabilitation
of individuals with disabilities, OR two years of full-time experience in one or more of the following:
a.Counseling or guidance for students with disabilities; or
b.Counseling and/or guidance for persons with disabilities in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively for persons with disabilities.
4.Ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with students who have a variety of learning styles and disabilities.
Knowledge of and ability to apply DSPS policies and procedures, California Education Code Regulations, and federal and state laws related to access issues in a community college setting.
Strong knowledge of adaptive technologies that facilitate access to electronic information and educational programs for students with various disabilities, and of assistive technology applications to assist in accommodating disability-related educational limitations.
Demonstrated ability to train students in the usage of assistive technology to accommodate disability-related educational limitations.
Demonstrated knowledge of requirements pertaining to compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act for website accessibility and Electronic and Information Technology (EIT).
Knowledge and experience working with adults who have disabilities, such as acquired brain injury, hearing impairment, learning disabilities, mobility impairments, psychological disability, development delay, speech and language disabilities, and visual impairments.
Experience determining eligibility for DSPS through direct evaluation, by observation, or from careful review of documentation presented, as well as training in the proper use of various assessment techniques.
Ability to direct many projects and tasks concurrently, within multiple locations, and manage time wisely.
Demonstrated knowledge of American Sign Language preferred.
Required Application Materials
1.A detailed letter of interest specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and desired qualification for this position.
2. Current resume.
3.A one-page statement describing your approach to working with students with disabilities in a community college.
4.Three recent letters of recommendation to include the names, position title, relationship, address, and phone numbers.
5.Completed Los Angeles Community College District Job application form which can be found on the district website at: www.laccd.edu.
6.Copies of unofficial transcripts for all colleges attended (note: official transcripts will be required at the time of hiring).
7.Reference list with the names, addresses and telephone numbers of your last three supervisors (your current supervisor should be one of the three names given).
Application Procedures and Materials Deadline:
To be considered by the committee, the District application and all supporting documentation must be received in the Associate Dean’s Office by 4:00 pm on Thursday, May 28, 2009. All required application material must be received or the application package will be considered incomplete and will not be submitted to the screening committee. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all application materials are RECEIVED in the Associate Dean’s office before 4:00 pm on Thursday, May 28, 2009. All materials submitted become the property of Los Angeles Valley College. No facsimiles will be accepted. Please send completed application packages to:
Associate Dean, DSP&S
Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401
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Abilicorp’s mission is to provide competitive employment and career opportunities to people with disabilities by matching their skill sets with client needs. We are currently placing qualified individuals in technology and telecommunication positions. See the menu to the left for current openings and job descriptions.
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