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SVS takes pride in its dedicated staff and invites you to plan a career as one of them. SVS offers growth and advancement opportunities and encourages all interested persons to apply. If you would like to inquire about job openings in your area, check the list of SVS locations and call the office most convenient for you. If you prefer, you may call one of the Corporate Offices and ask for the Personnel Department.
Social Vocational Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
There are job postings for three of our regions:
Be sure to check out the San Mateo Porgram Director opening.
Part-Time Dog Daycare Attendant Needed.
We are a busy doggie daycare facility. We want someone that LOVES dogs as much as we do.
Job position requires you to be calm and assertive, patient, loving, alert, work as a team and at a steady pace, be comfortable supervising group play and cleaning skills.
We prefer experience with dog care and handling.
This is a part-time position, 2-3 weekdays and share weekends.
Job starts at $10 per hour.
•Compensation: $10 per hour
•This is a part-time job.
Reply to: email@example.com
Position Title: Clinical Social Worker
(60% time, 24 hours a week)
About UCSF Center on Deafness:
UCSF Center on Deafness (UCCD) is a non-profit organization under the umbrella of Langley Porter Hospital and Clinics at UCSF. UCCD provides mental health and substance abuse services for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing and late deafened. We are a strong, caring, and supportive team committed to working together in a positive atmosphere.
We are looking for a clinician with strong clinical skills in working with children, youth, and adults in our general clinical programs. Duties will include the following:
•Providing mental health services for deaf and hard of hearing children and their families, and providing consultation with teachers
•Providing clinical services for a wide diversity of acute and chronically mentally ill deaf and hard of hearing population, services include individual, couples, family, group counseling, case management, crisis intervention, and linkages to other programs
•Work with an interdisciplinary team for case collaboration and clinical care team meetings
•Completing chart documentation timely
•Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field from an accredited university; possession of requirements necessary for application for licensure as determined by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; possess LMFT or LCSW.
•At least two years of experience with deaf and hard of hearing in a mental health setting and/or school setting
•Excellent team player
•Excellent communication skills
•Fluent ASL skill
Please apply online at UCSF: http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers
Click Search Openings and then under keyword type #29853BR for Clinical Social Worker I position under Psychiatry/Center on Deafness.
Also please send an email and/or fax your cover letter and resume to:
Nancy Moser, Executive Director
3333 California Street, Suite 10, San Francisco, CA 94118
The UCSF UCCD also has many volunteer and intership opportunities.
Jewish Vocational Service helps individuals and businesses achieve their employment goals by providing the skills necessary for success in today’s workplace. Individuals making the transition into new work environments benefit from JVS career and employment counseling, job placement, English instruction and occupational skills training programs. JVS is a non-sectarian, not-for profit corporation founded in 1973. JVS is a nationally recognized innovator in workforce development, and plays a leadership role in collaborative employment and training efforts throughout San Francisco.
The JVS Youth Department provides a continuum of vocational and employment services for youth ages 14-24 with disabilities, primarily youth with learning, emotional, or mental health disabilities. Services include a year-long vocational program for high school students, job counseling, development and placement, computer skills training, and transition services for older youth, including case-management, competitive employment placement, and post-secondary education counseling services. The Youth Department serves approximately 600 San Francisco youth each year.
The Transition to Self-Success Program (TSSP) Tutor provides tutoring (primarily in math and English) to high school aged youth with disabilities who are completing their high school diploma or are working on GED preparation through the City College of San Francisco. Additionally tutoring services are provided for youth with disabilities enrolled in post-secondary education. Participating students are enrolled in City College’s Disabled Students Programs & Services and work on individualized curricula within a classroom setting. The TSSP Tutor works 2 1/2 hours per day, 4 days per week. Provide individual and small group tutoring (primarily in math and English) to students working towards completion of high school and students enrolled in post-secondary education.
Experience providing one-on-one and small group tutoring in high school level math (Algebra and Geometry) and English. Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, languages, abilities, and levels of academic proficiency.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills including motivational abilities, patience, oral communications, listening skills and written communications. Ability to commit to 10 hours/week throughout the 09-10 academic year.
How to Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; please use TSSP Tutor in subject line.
Benefits: Part-Time and Limited-Term positions are not eligible for benefits, except workers’ compensation insurance, San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance and San Francisco Commuter Benefits..
JVS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities. Please let us know if you need accommodations for the interview process.
Please don’t contact this job poster for recruiting or other services, products, or commercial interests.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – SF State Presents
Pathways to Work at 55+
Effective Strategies for Approaching Today’s Tough Job Market
If you’re over 50 and having trouble finding a job, this conference is for you. Our workshops and panels will help you to learn more about how to find employment in the current job market, explore educational opportunities for pleasure and career enhancement and share hints on how to cut back on expenses.
Keynote Speaker: Joe Hanson, Author of Soaring Into Acceptance
Workshops/Panels: Strategizing Your Approach to This Tough Job Market – Workshop
Presenters: Linda Artel, Bay Area Career Center; Debra Varner, OLLI
Finding Employment Through Volunteering – Panel
Presenters: Michael Collins, RSVP; Roy Earnest, Corporation for National and Community Services; David Brick, Encore After School; Linda Murray, Experience Corps; Frances Payne,
Budgeting and More – What To Do With What You Have…NOW! – Workshop
Presenters: Gerry Meister, United Educators of SF – Retired; Amy Hittner, OWL – SF; Jennie Horn, United Administrators of SF – Emeritus; Polly Babcock, OLLI
Lunchtime Resume Critique: SF Chamber of Commerce Job Forum Volunteers. Bring your current resume for brief one-on-one feedback from an expert.
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2009, 9:30am – 4:00pm
11:00-12:30 Workshops/Panels – Session 1
12:30-1:45 Lunch and Resume Workshop (Bring your lunch or visit the cafes at the Westfield Center.)
1:45-3:15 Workshops/Panels – Session 2 (repeat of Session 1)
3:30-4:00 Plenary Wrap-Up
Location: SF State Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco
BART and MUNI Powell Station.
Registration: $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Space is limited; register early!
Includes basic membership to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute-SF State through summer 2009 (for non-OLLI members only). Registration form is attached or available on our Web site www.cel.sfsu.edu/olli/events.cfm
Co-sponsors: Bay Area Career Center, City College of San Francisco Older Adults Program, Civic Ventures, EDD – Experience Unlimited, SF and Marin Professionals, JVS, OWL-SF, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, RSVP, SF Chamber of Commerce, The Transition Network, United Administrators of SF – Emeritus, and the United Educators of SF – Retired.
As the University of California’s first law school, UC Hastings College of the Law boasts a rich history of achievement in the field of legal education. Established in 1878 and located in San Francisco’s Civic Center district, our vibrant institution provides outstanding instruction for nearly 1,200 students from more than 120 universities and colleges across the country. We are now also offering challenging Summer Intern opportunities in a variety of departments, i.e. CFO’s Office, HR, Law Library, Career Services, Academic Dean’s Office, Student Services and more! These general office internships will be full time from 8:15am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday, and include an hourly wage of $14. Dates of employment: June 1, 2009 – August 14, 2009.
If you have any of the following skills and experience, you may be qualified for these excellent opportunities:
* MS applications skills, including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
* Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat Professional skills to include PDF fill-in forms
* Web experience where you have gained the ability to update/create new pages and work with Hastings’ Web Developer
* Data entry experience
* Strong organizational skills
* Research skills including writing reports, data comparisons and analyses and using the internet and other sources
* Ability to create or assist in the preparation and/or creation of presentation materials and office documents and brochures
* General office skills, including filing, reception, answering phones, photocopying and archiving materials
* Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
* Ability to work independently and as part of team
* Desktop Publishing/Dreamweaver knowledge very helpful
* Business writing and analysis skills desired
For consideration, please submit your application, a resume and a cover letter describing your skills and how you can contribute to the Hastings community this summer to: Human Resources, 200 McAllister, San Francisco, CA 94102. You may download the required employment application from our website at http://www.uchastings.edu/hr or contact the UC Hastings Human Resources Department at (415) 565-4703 to obtain the required documents. Your paperwork can also be faxed to (415) 565-4810. Open until filled. EEOE
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009
YOU’RE INVITED TO APPLY! The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Retirement Department are announcing a recruitment for the position of Retirement Benefits Supervisor. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies that may occur. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.
TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE: Depending on the number of qualified candidates, a supplemental application screening, oral examination, or combination may be used to determine which candidates’ names will be placed on the eligible list.
WRITTEN EXAMINATION: THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2009
ORAL EXAMINATION: FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
DUTIES: Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
•Assigns, participates, coordinates, prioritizes, and evaluates work; schedules and monitors flow and quality of work.
•Supervises the staff engaged in performing computations and maintenance of members’ retirement records.
•Participates in the planning, selection, orientation and evaluation of employee performance.
•Assists in developing, reviewing and modifying division procedures to improve service delivery.
•Makes recommendations in consultation with Retirement Administrator and MCERA Counsel in the interpretation and application of laws, including the 1937 Act, County Employees Retirement Law, and policies and procedures to solve specific problems related to conflicting, ambiguous or contradictory guidelines related to complex cases.
•Oversees preparation of disability cases including analyzing records, coordinating claims, scheduling medical appointments, coordinating with parties, and reporting on status of disability processing and statistical analysis of claims.
•Oversees record management for all active, deferred, retired and separated members of the retirement system.
•Reviews work for accuracy, adequacy, compliance with pertinent laws, regulations, standards, policies, procedures.
•Provides special training to improve work quality or solve complex work problems.
•Supervises the computation and establishment of records for members requesting reciprocity.
State Personnel Board of Califnria
Employment Service Center
The State Personnel Board (SPB) maintains an Employment Service Center, in Sacramento, to provide the public access to State employment information. The Service Center is a self-service facility where you can obtain copies of examination bulletins, applications, brochures and forms related to State civil service employment. On-site computer access is also available to search the SPB’s Web site for State examinations, vacancies and other employment resources.
The Service Center hours are Monday through Friday (excluding State Holidays) between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, with staff available to provide assistance during the hours of 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.
The Service Center is open to the public and is located at 801 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, California 95814 (click here for directions).
How to Contact the Service Center
The Service Center staff may be contacted by telephone at (916) 653-1705 during business hours between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Visit their web site to search state jobs online and apply to take exams. http://www.spb.ca.gov. You can also download brochures on LEAP (Limited Examination & Appointment Program), a guide to state job exams for persons with disabilities.
World Institute on Disability, California Work Incentives Initiative
The World Institute on Disability (WID) is a nonprofit public policy center dedicated to promoting independence and full societal inclusion of people with disabilities. Currently, WID operates with a staff of 16 employees and regular volunteers and is located in downtown Oakland, California.
Since its founding in 1983, WID has earned a reputation for high-quality research and public education on a wide range of issues.
The Board of Directors and staff, over half of whom are people with disabilities, are respected national leaders in the disability rights field as well as in industry, government, and social services. This enables WID to bring a cross-disability perspective to the policy arena.
ABOUT California Work Incentives Initiative:
The California Work Incentives Initiative (CWII) at WID is a community based collaboration of people with disabilities, service providers, employers and policy makers. CWII focuses on reducing poverty and barriers to employment. We work with disability community stakeholders to improve person-centered health care and employment services. Current projects include Disability Benefits 101 (DB101), bilingual web based services on public and private health and benefit programs for California workers and job seekers, and the statewide California Work Group on Work Incentives and Healthcare (CWG), which provides public policy education activities. Disability Benefits 101 Information Services conducts statewide outreach, training and presentations on health, benefits, work and disability (www.db101.org) .
The CWII program work environment is flexible, team oriented and fast paced. Program staff are encouraged and expected to contribute to program improvements. CWII receives support from city, county, state, federal and foundation grants and contracts to produce and manage program activities.
The Project Coordinator provides planning, coordination and support for multiple program activities, including scheduling and coordinating trainings; scheduling, coordinating and taking minutes for meetings with partner organizations; maintaining communications with partners and subcontractors; writing news articles; conducting research on improving internal operational systems; and providing general administrative and logistical support. This position works closely with the Program Director and other CWII staff to complete projects of a complex and sometimes confidential nature.
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Foster relationships with members of partner organizations through various methods of correspondence.
• Plan, schedule, and execute meetings between various state-wide partner organizations.
• Synchronize calendars of other CWII staff.
• Make presentations about program goals and history using the DB101 website.
• Attend functions off-site to represent the program.
• Take minutes during teleconferences and face-to-face meetings when necessary.
• Design and maintain public documents and fliers.
• Assist partners in creating documents and fliers that are consistent with other program documents.
• Coordinate and delegate training production tasks.
• Follow up after events with partners.
• Work in conjunction with subcontractors to complete various deliverables.
Program Research and Development
• Conduct research on ways to improve current operational systems.
• Learn new technology as needed, including attending training sessions.
• Coordinate with other WID staff to complete projects as needed.
• Write articles and conduct research on various topics for program use and the DB101 newsletter.
• Assist in developing and producing training manuals.
• Beta test websites and calculators as requested.
• Create, maintain and archive electronic and paper files as needed.
• Ensure accessibility of all products and communications.
• Order new supplies and materials.
• Maintain websites with current information.
• Book travel logistics and process required travel paperwork to WID.
• Edit papers and fliers for public use.
• Complete paper and electronic mailings.
Other Duties as Assigned
• B.A. or other post secondary degree or equivalent work experience and office work experience related to job description duties
• Experience using MS Office, Excel and related software
• Professional writing and oral communication skills
• Flexibility; ability and capacities to work under pressure from multiple deadlines and project needs
• Experience gathering, collating, filing and reporting data to data base
• Knowledge or experience with web-based software, web editing and the internet
• Knowledge of Independent Living movement history and philosophy
• Personal and/or professional experience with disability
• Interests or experience with editing
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: CWII Program Director
COMPENSATION: $36,500 – $45,000 annual base range at 50% fte, plus benefits
Send Resume, Writing sample, Cover letter and References to:
World Institute on Disability
Attn: Projects Coordinator Search Committee
510-16th Street, Suite 100
Oakland, CA 94612
FAX: (510) 763-4109
NO CALLS PLEASE
(WID acknowledges receipt of applications by mail.)
Position open until filled
• Address questions regarding reasonable accommodations on the application/ interview process to the attention of the Human Resource Manager.
• As a safety precaution to our staff with severe allergies, applicants, employees, and guests who use service dogs advise the Human Resource Manager of their appointment before arrival, when possible.
• WID promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, WID asks that all applicants, employees, and guests refrain from wearing/using scented products and chemicals while in our offices or at our sponsored events.
WID cannot cover the cost of travel or relocation, but encourages all interested applicants to apply.
All persons, including disabled persons, elders, women, racial and ethnic minorities, are encouraged to apply.
Youth Funding Youth Ideas
**DEADLINE: MON. JUNE 1, 2009 at 5PM**
Work 8-20 hours/week on a flexible schedule that includes some nights, weekends, and holidays.
No prior experience necessary. Youth Funding Youth Ideas will train you.
Trainings may continue through summer and the beginning of fall semester of school.
Applicants must be 14-17 years old, as of July 11, 2009 and live in San Francisco.
Pay rate is $10.00/hr.
We are hiring 10 youth for two positions: 6 Program Officers and 4 Youth Evaluators
Position One: Youth Funding Youth Ideas Program Officer
Position Description: Program Officers are responsible for reading and reviewing grant applications, making funding decisions and providing support to young people who apply for a grant or who get funded. Participate in paid training on topics, such as, public speaking, diversity, philanthropy, communication, teamwork and safety.
1. Attend ongoing training and meetings
2. Public Speaking – Present information about YFYI
3. Facilitate meetings and workshops
4. Assist with the designing and scheduling of YFYI presentations and workshops
5. Assist young people in developing their project ideas
6. Work with fellow Program Officers and Youth Evaluators to make funding decisions
7. Conduct site visits and collect data to monitor projects
8. Interview applicants
9. General office work
10. Other duties as assigned
Position Two: Youth Funding Youth Ideas Youth Evaluator
Position Description: Youth Evaluators are responsible for reading and reviewing grant applications, maintaining information, evaluating outcomes, making funding decisions and providing support to young people who apply for a grant or who get funded. Participate in paid training on topics, such as, public speaking, diversity, philanthropy, communication, teamwork and safety.
1. Attend ongoing training and meetings
2. Constant update of data in to the computer
3. Use data to document outcomes in effort to improve YFYI
4. Create forms and systems for collecting data and providing feedback
5. Conduct site visits and collect data to monitor projects
6. Use data gathered to document project activities and progress
7. Read and review grant applications
8. Interview applicants
9. General office work
10. Other duties as assigned
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is YFYI?
YFYI is a youth-led program that seeks to foster young San Franciscans with the opportunity to expand on their leadership goals by funding their project ideas.
Who runs YFYI?
Youth Funding Youth Ideas (YFYI) is a project of CHALK, Communities in Harmony Advocating for Learning and Kids. CHALK provides a range of youth services with a specific focus on transformative youth development and employment. CHALK specializes in providing leadership opportunities, job training and meaningful employment to youth with high-risk characteristics.
If I worked for YFYI what would I do?
Youth, ages 14-17, who work for YFYI, are responsible for deciding on who gets money (grants) to run youth led projects that focus on helping the community. YFYI youth staff also help young people apply for the money. The youth staff are also responsible for figuring out how well the youth led projects are growing and how well the youth are growing as they run their youth-led projects.
What if I don’t know how to do this job?
That won’t matter because if you were hired you would get trained to do the job. The training is paid too!
Youth Funding Youth Ideas
Steps to Completing the Application
Step 1: Complete the Application
Be sure to answer all questions completely and thoroughly. Feel free to use extra sheet(s) of paper it needed when answer questions. Please try to complete and turn in the application as soon as possible.
Step 2: Mail, drop off, fax or email the completed application to Youth Funding Youth Ideas
Mail or drop off your application to:
c/o Catherine Porchia
965 Mission, Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94103
Fax your application to:
Email the application to: email@example.com
If emailing your application, only attach the application as a Microsoft Word Document.
DO NOT scan your application.
DO NOT copy and paste the application into the body of the email.
If you have further questions on how to properly send an application as an attachment, call Catherine.
Application Deadline: Monday, June 1st at 5:00pm
Call Catherine at our office at 415-977-6949
Call between 10:30am and 4:30pm
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
An application can also be found at www.chalk.org.