Dec/27/2011 Sf Rec & Parks Student Youth Worker 14-18

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

9910 Public Service Trainee  (WORKREATION – Student Youth Worker)  Recruitment #TEX-9910-058453    Department: Recreation and Parks  Analyst: Lisa Nakamura  Date Opened: 12/14/2011 8:00:00 AM  Filing Deadline: 1/13/2012 5:00:00 PM  Salary: $10.24/Hr. (as of 01/01/12)  Job Type: Temporary Exempt  Employment Type:  As-Needed

 

INTRODUCTION   Are you a student between the ages of 14 and 18?  How would you like to gain  valuable work experience,  earn some extra money, meet some new friends and have  a lot of fun this summer?  The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s  Workreation Program may be your ticket to  a great summer! For over fifty years  this program has offered local young people the opportunity to become a part of  the workforce, tackle new challenges, learn responsibility and gain valuable job  skills. There are many interesting and rewarding jobs that  could benefit from  your youthful energy, enthusiasm, special skills and expertise. Read on for more  information!  APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt  The basic work week is 20 – 30 hours weekly, depending on the assignment (AM/PM  shifts, hours to be arranged).

Employees must attend mandatory workshops, training and orientation sessions.  Work schedules may include weekends and evenings. These positions are subject to  budgetary constraints.  DUTIES: Student Youth Trainees perform work in one of five (5) functional areas  for the Recreation and Park Department. These areas include: Junior Camp  Counselors, Aquatics, Green Jobs, Administration,  and Facility/Program  Operations. Duties may include assisting with camp and/or recreation activities  (including sports, arts & crafts, cooking, field trips, locker room attendant,  animal care and special events); assisting with basic gardening projects  (including  weeding and planting, grounds and ball field preparation), assisting  with office/clerical work including typing, filing, answering phones; facility  preparation (including set up and/or breakdown for events, facility monitoring,  providing lobby or reception  duties and creating attractive/informative  displays) and performing other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  1. Applicant must be at least 14* and under 18 years of age as of May 29, 2012.  (Verification of age will be required.)  2. Applicant must possess a Social Security Card, valid picture identification,  and documents that establish both identity and employment eligibility, such as  birth certificate, state Issued proof of identity or proof of a legal right to  work in the United  States.  3. Applicant must be a San Francisco resident OR attend school in San Francisco  during the academic year 2010-2011. (Proof may be requested at any time.)  *Junior Camp Counselor assignments require applicants to be at least 15 years of  age as of May 29, 2012.  All applicantsMUST be able to workat least eight out of ten weeks during the  summer and be available to work between 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, MOnday through  friday.  Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Summer 2012 Work Permit.  (Students should NOT  request a work permit until notified of a job offer.)  For additional  information please call Jennifer Gee at (415) 831-2785, Tuesday through  Saturday.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in leadership, volunteerism, gardening; participation in organized  art or sport activities; ability to type, word processing and/or computer  graphics skills; bilingual skills, including American Sign Language (ASL);  strong verbal communication skills;  ability to write well; participation in a  sport, art, or day camp and experience working in ethnically and socially  diverse communities are desired. Of particular interest is direct experience in  recreation/aquatics, gardening or office/clerical work.  HOW TO APPLY:  Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being  accepted through an online process.  Visit www.jobaps.com/sf <http://www.jobaps.com/sf>  to begin the  application process by registering an account.

* Click and select the 9910 Public Service Trainee (Workreation Student Youth  Trainee) TEX-9910-058453 job  announcement.  * Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information  * Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I  have Registered Previously”.  Follow instructions given on the screen.  Computer kiosks, for use by the public, are located in the lobby of the  Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco. The hours  of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00  p.m. Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION:  Each applicant is required to prepare a supplemental  application. Failure to submit the supplemental application will delay  application processing and eligibility  for employment.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, January 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM. Hand  delivered or faxed applications will NOT be accepted.  All completed applications will be reviewed in detail. Those applicants with the  most desirable qualifications will be interviewed. Previous paid or volunteer  experience with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department does NOT  guarantee employment. Succccessful applicants will be offered employment  on an  as-needed basis and serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Officer.  Important Information:  1. Applications must be filled out by the job seeker him/herself. While it may  seem helpful, parents,  guardians, teachers or counselors may NOT prepare or submit the application. The  information  provided on the application and supplemental application will be used to screen  applicants and  should come from and be prepared by the student directly to ensure accuracy.  2. Applicants should keep a copy of the email confirmation notice that verifies  the application was  submitted as well as copies of their application materials and any other  documents submitted. The  Recreation and Park Department is not responsible for unsubmitted or misdirected  applications sent  to the wrong recruitment or other city department. Without documented proof of  timely submission,  applications in question will not be considered.  3.Applicants are advised to maintain the e-mail account that was used to  register with JobAps. To  ensure that important information does not get directed into a ‘Bulk Mail’ or  ‘SPAM’ folder, applicants  are reminded to allow messages from the following City and County e-mail  extensions: sfgov.org,  flysfo.com, sfdpw.org, sfwater.org, sfmta.com, asianart.com. The San Francisco  Recreation and  Park Department is not responsible for information that was sent to an invalid  or closed e-mail  account.  4. **Interviews for the Student Youth Trainee (Workreation Program) are  scheduled Friday, February 17, 2012 and Tuesday, February 21 through Friday,  February 24, 2012.  ***Policy of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability and Equal Opportunity  Statement: The Recreation and Park Department does not discriminate on the basis  of disability in employment or  in the admission and access to its programs or  activities.  Persons with disabilities who might need accommodations during the application  and selection process should contact the analylst at (415) 831-2735; or by  e-mail at lisa.nakamura@sfgov.org as soon as possible after filing the  application.  Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities are Encouraged to Apply An  Equal Opportunity Employer  Issued: 12/14/11 LN  DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS  All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service  Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section  3100-3109). Employment  with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath  to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service  Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the  event of an emergency.  BENEFITS  All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to  San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation  to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a  member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For  more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the  hiring agency.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:  Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and  Application NOW using the Internet.

We encourage you to submit your application on-line as this is the preferred  application method. If you experience difficulties, please contact the exam  analyst at the phone number listed on the above announcement.

Contact us via conventional means.  You may contact us by phone at (415)  557-4800, or apply for a job in person at the Department of Human Resources.

Dec/27/2011 3410 Apprentice Gardener Announceme​nt (TEX-3410-​058498)

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

General Services Agency, Department of Public Works will be accepting applications for class 3410 Apprentice Gardener starting today at noon with a filing deadline ofDecember 27, 2011.

To access the announcement, application procedure and verification requirements, please find the link at http:

http://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=TEX&R2=3410&R3=058498&Viewer=Admin&Test=Y

Applicants are encouraged to carefully read and follow all the instructions on the announcement.

Your assistance in our recruitment efforts is greatly appreciated.

General Services Agency

Human Resources

Dec/27/2011 Instructio​nal Assistant for At Risk students, Hayward

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

This office has received authorization to fill the following classified position.

 

The recruitment and examination process will establish an eligibility list for

this position and for any further openings in this classification during the

next 12 months.

 

If you would like to be considered for the position you must create a profile and

submit an application and required attachments viawww.acoe.org/jobs.

 

Please contact the Human Resources Office at 510-670-7726 for more information

or visit us at: www.acoe.org/jobs

 

Attached is the position announcement for the followingclassified position:

 

 

Ref# 1885

STUDENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIVISON

COUNTY COMMUNITYSCHOOLS

*Instructional Assistant, Community Schools (.8333 FTE)

Monthly Salary $2,309.01 -$2,807.32* (5 Steps/Range 12, CSEA)

*pro-rated for less than full-time employment

 

Location:Hayward

PA Instructional Assistant Community School 12.2011

 

Dec/27/2011 3 Easy Ways to Help Recruit the Next Class of Coro Fellows in Public Affairs

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

 

CORO Center for Civic Leadership

 

Help us identify the next class of Fellows in Public Affairs!

 

 

Dear Coro Supporter,

 

Coro is looking for outstanding applicants for the 2012-2013 Coro Fellows class. We seek motivated candidates from all disciplines and careers. The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a nine-month, post-graduate, leadership development program.

 

Connect us with those bright, engaged young professionals in your networks who would benefit from the experience and skills Coro programs provide.

 

1. Forward email to friends and colleagues. Send this email to your contacts, newsletters, alumni and group listservs.

 

 

 

 

2. Post about the Coro Fellows Program (this is really helpful!).

Click ‘Share’ under image.

Click ‘More’ under Coro info, select ‘Share Link’ and then send to contacts, groups and post to your feed.

 

3. Nominate a colleague, friend or community member.  All we need is their name and email address.  Coro will contact them, inform them that you think they would be a great candidate, and send them application information.Click here to submit nominations.

 

Thank you in advance for making this opportunity available to others.

 

Sincerely,

Yolanda

 

Yolanda De La Paz  Director of External Relations

Coro Center for Civic Leadership

 

 

 

 

 

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs

Coro Fellows in Public Affairs gain experience and a professional network through work in the government, nonprofit, labor, political, and business sectors. The main components of the program are consultancy projects and seminars.

A full-time, nine-month, leadership development program, which includes: Consulting projects in government, nonprofit, labor, politics, and business. Skill-building in management, organizational analysis, negotiation, and team work. Focus weeks on topics such as media, philanthropy and social innovation. Interviews with CEOs, elected officials, civic and community leaders.

 

 

 

Learn more about the Fellows Program in Public Affairs.

Application Deadline: January 20, 2012

Dec/27/2011 KIPP SF Bay Academy ASES Coordinato​r, Western Addtion

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

ASES (after school program) Coordinator at KIPP SF Bay Academy (western addition)

 

KIPP SF Bay Academy ASES Coordinator

About KIPP Bay Area Schools In the San Francisco Bay Area, five KIPP middle schools and two KIPP high schools are closing the achievement gap between low-income students and their more advantaged peers. These innovative, tuition-free, college-preparatory schools are located in the underserved neighborhoods of Bayview Hunters Point and the Western Addition in San Francisco, East San Jose, San Lorenzo, and West Oakland. KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 109 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia serving more than 32,000 students. Nationally, KIPP students are enrolling in college at a rate of more than 85 percent, which is double the rate of community averages.

About KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is dedicated to providing its students with the knowledge, skills, and character traits needed to succeed in top-quality high schools, colleges, and in the competitive world beyond. KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy opened its doors for fifth graders in July 2003 in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco. The school was founded by principal Lydia Glassie. In the state of California, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy scores among the top 20% of all schools. In 2007, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy received the prestigious California Distinguished School award. Today, the school serves over 300 students in grades five through eight.

Position Overview The ASES Coordinator manages the program and compliance aspects of KIPP SF Bay’s After School Education and Safety (ASES) program. This position reports to the Principal and will work closely with school staff and external vendors to run an effective after school program.

Duties and Responsibilities • Manage KIPP SF Bay’s after school program from 2:15 PM — 6:00 PM every regular school day • Create attendance-taking procedures and manage all documentation associated with student attendance • Distribute, collect and manage all communications and paperwork to parents regarding ASES, including registration forms and other letters • Manage relationship and coordination with any external vendors that provide after school programming (e.g. YMCA, Headstand) • Oversee study hall portion of the after school program • Collaborate with the Operations Manager at the KIPP Bay Area Schools Regional Support Office to ensure compliance with ASES regulations Skills & Qualifications • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy’s mission and values • Previous experience working with and managing middle school students • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred • Outstanding organizational skills with high attention to detail • Outstanding written and verbal skills • Comfort with working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and build relationships across teams • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook required

Salary This is a part-time (less than 20 hours per week), non-exempt hourly position. The hourly rate is $15.00 an hour. The candidate must be able to meet all I-9 requirements.

To Apply Please send your resume and a detailed cover letter demonstrating your interest in working for KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy and your unique qualifications for the position to the email above with “ASES Coordinator” in the subject line. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

KIPP Bay Area Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.

Dec/27/2011 ***OEWD – Workforce Division E-Newsflas​h: Workforce 2011 Year In Review***

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

Apologies for duplicates!  Wanted tomake sure everyone saw this edition of the OEWD Workforce Division E-Newsflash,particularly the CBI section that features our upcoming 2012 workshops. If you are not subscribed to receive the E-Newsflash and want tobe added to the list, please send us an email and let us know.

Happy Holidays, everyone!

-Marissa Bloom,  OEWD Workforce DevelopmentDivision

 

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

 

VisitOur Website to Learn More www.workforcedevelopmentsf.org To subscribe/ un-subscribe to the OEWD Workforce Division Bi-WeeklyE-Newsflash please email us at: workforce.develolpment@sfgov.org

In this Issue

Mayor Lee’s Statement on SF UnemploymentRate Drop/ December LMI Update Recap of Top OEWD – Workforce DivisionE-Newsflash Stories in 2011 Sector Updates: HealthCare Academy(HCA) Graduation Ceremony and Keynote Speaker Highlight OEWD’s  Workforce Capacity BuildingInitiative (CBI) Update: $ustainability Workshop Summary & Announcementsfor Upcoming CBI Workshops WiCAC Update:  Open WiCAC Seats& Upcoming WiCAC meeting

************************************************ Mayor Lee: “San Francisco’s Unemployment Rate Has Dropped Again” ************************************************

SinceJanuary 2011, the San Francisco unemployment rate has dropped steadilyfrom 9.5 percent to now 7.8 percent. This 1.7 percentage decrease in unemploymentrepresents an additional 17,100 employed San Franciscans in a broad rangeof industries including professional, scientific, technical service, construction,food service and healthcare.

In a prepared statement, Mayor Lee described the significance of this improvement.“Job creation remains my highest priority and that’s why I am excitedto learn that San Francisco’s unemployment rate has dropped again, makingour City among the lowest in the state. We are creating good paying jobsin San Francisco from small businesses in our neighborhood commercial corridorsto new technology startups to infrastructure construction jobs.

Since I took office in January 2011, we’ve seen a marked drop in the unemploymentrate, demonstrating that San Francisco is moving in the right directionand our economic polices are helping to get people back to work.

Although our rate is among the lowest in the state, I will continue towork every day to make sure San Franciscans have access to good jobs andwe keep our economy growing.” December LMI Update:  TotalJobs Surpassed Those of Two Years Ago for Four Consecutive Months Between October 2011 and November 2011, the total number of jobs locatedin the West Bay counties of Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo grew by1,000 jobs to reach 961,300.

·  Trade, transportation, and utilities posted a net gain of 4,400 jobs, substantiallybetter than the average increase of 3,200 jobs between October and Novemberover the prior 21 years. Most of the job additions occurred at clothingand department stores as the holiday shopping season got underway. ·  Public and private schools expandedseasonally by 1,100 jobs combined. ·  Leisure and hospitality slumpedby 2,900 jobs, a larger-than-usual cutback for this time of year. Justover half of the decrease occurred at food services and bars. ·   Construction registered a larger-than-usualseasonal reduction as it lost 1,700 jobs.

 

************************************************ Top OEWD Workforce Division E-Newsflash Stories in 2011 ************************************************

Over the last 12 months, the Workforce Divisionof OEWD has strived to engage, educate and inform our readers.  TheE-Newsflash has attracted over 1,000 readers including elected officials,their staff, business leaders, community leaders, and industry stakeholders.

As 2011 comes to a close, we want to highlight the top workforce storiesthat contributed to building a stronger San Francisco workforce system. In case you’ve missed an issue, all of our past E-Newsflash editionsare available on our website’s About Us page (Workforce Division: WorkforceNews tab – www.workforcedevelopmentsf.org/aboutus)

Here are our top Workforce Division stories  for 2011: February 1st edition – “CBO Report(CBO Task Force Report)” March 16th edition – “Child Support& Employment Services: A National Spotlight on San Francisco’s LocalPartnership Model” May 2nd edition – “OEWD 2011 WorkforceForum Recap” May 16th edition – “Workforce SystemProviders Focus on Developing Meaningful Outcomes” June 16th edition – “From WISF, WiCAC,President  Obama … Everyone’s Talking Employer Engagement” June 30th edition – “Mayor Lee Announces$5.72 Million Federal Grant for Job Training & Transitional Employmentin San Francisco” June 30th edition – “Governor’s OfficeAdds San Francisco Workforce System to List of Innovative Programs andStrategies” July 14th edition – “Clinton’s EmployerEngagement Message Echoes Local Efforts in San Francisco; Local ProviderHighlights SF’s Approach as a National Model” July 14th edition – “Bay Area WorkforceSystem Providers Engage in National Discussion on Neighborhoods & LaborMarkets” July 28th edition – “Astounding Successwith Job Readiness [Services] (JRS) Initiative” July 28th edition – “Drastic Cutsin Workforce Funding Looming For 2012” August 18th edition – “Summer YouthEmployment Program (SYEP): Bringing Back the Summer Job” Sept. 29th edition – “Mayor Lee TalksJobs at Special Joint Meeting of WISF & Youth Council” Nov. 30th edition – “OEWD’s CapacityBuilding Initiative is in Full Swing”

 

************************************************ Sector Updates ************************************************

UCSF Recognized as HealthIndustry Leader at HealthCare Academy (HCA) Graduation Ceremony The HealthCare Academy (HCA) celebrated the achievements of its third graduatingclass on December 15 th at the UCSF Mission Bay Campus.  Over120 graduates were honored at the event from a variety of certificate programs,including Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, Medical Assistant,Medical Administrative Assistant, Personal Caregiver and Healthcare Bridge.

At the event, OEWD recognized UCSF as a Healthcare Industry Leader for its dedication to workforce development, its support of the Academyand exemplary record of hiring graduates.  UCSF’s Community InternshipOutreach Program (CIOP) provides training, paid internships and mentoringto Medical Administrative Assistants who are often hired permanently atUCSF upon completion of the program.  Jennifer Hermann, Director ofHuman Resources at UCSF Medical Center, accepted the award on behalf ofUCSF.

Ms. Basilla Amobi represented the graduating class with a speech highlightingher struggles to find employment and her ultimate success completing thePersonal Caregiver training and obtaining permanent employment at In-HomeSupport Services Consortium.

Ms. Mivic Hirose, Executive Administrator at Laguna Honda Hospital andRehabilitation Center, a facility that is part of the San Francisco Departmentof Public Health, provided the keynote speech of the evening.  Ms.Hirose shared her personal journey in the field and motivated graduatesto continue their education and their own career pathway in healthcare.She also highlighted the importance of collaboration among the partners,including Arriba Juntos, Bay Area Medical Academy, City College of SanFrancisco, In-home Support Services Consortium, JVS, and the Universityof California San Francisco as well as the employers hiring graduates ofthe Health Care Academy.

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi also sent her wishes to the graduates with acongratulatory letter that underscored the importance of healthcare training. She wrote:

“Access to quality, affordable healthcare is critical to the well-beingof America, today and in the future.  The health care field providesa wide range of important and satisfying careers and is vital to the healthand economy of our City, State and Nation.”

OEWD sends a special thanks to our Health Care Academy partners for alltheir hard work to make this initiative so successful.

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TrainGreenSF Initiative: Skilling Up the Next Wave of Green Leaders ThroughRoots of Success Curriculum Through OEWD’s Capacity Building and TrainGreenSF initiatives, seventeengreen workforce professionals successfully completed the Roots of Success Environmental Literacy Instructor Training, facilitated by Dr. RaquelPinderhughes.   Roots of Success is a training and curriculumthat increases environmental literacy, builds core academic skills, andprepares people for jobs in the green economy. Staff from the followingorganizations  attained trainer certification to enhance their existingworkforce training programs: Asian Neighborhood Design (AND) Community Housing Partnership (CHP) Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) Green Streets Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) San Francisco Conservation Corps (SFCC) San Francisco Department of the Environment Young Community Developers (YCD) Rootsof Success  training modules incorporate environmental issuesand prepare workforce training participants for jobs in the green industryand empower them for environmental and public health advocacy.  Movingforward, OEWD will build upon existing employer and community partnershipsto incorporate Roots of Success  into entry level employeesuccess orientations and retention planning.  For more informationabout Roots of Success, visit:     http://www.rootsofsuccess.org

****************************************** OEWD’s Capacity Building Initiative (CBI) Updates ******************************************

Failing to Plan is LikePlanning to Fail: Organizational & Programmatic $ustainability Half-DayWorkshop Scott Ullman and Sarah Jo Neubauer of the Foundation Center and Byron Johnsonof CompassPoint delivered an incredibly informative half-day workshop onorganizational & programmatic  sustainability.  Over 30 individualsfrom 24 organizations attended this OEWD sponsored workshop. Attendeesincluded OEWD grantees as well as grantees from MOH, DCYF and First Five/FamilyResource Centers (FRCs).

A few days after the workshop, one of the participants shared that he wasable to employ some of the tips he had learned at a meeting with fundersthat very afternoon!  He said that the workshop helped him to speakconfidently to the strengths of his organization, and he was eager to hearabout upcoming CBI opportunities.

************************************ Register Today for Upcoming Workshops! ************************************

“Goingfrom Placement to Partnership with the Private Sector” Workshop -January 10, 2012; 9am to 12pm Most workforce providers are missing out on the incredible potential ofbusiness partnerships.  Learn how to position your organization tobe seen by businesses as a mutually beneficial partner.  Avoid thecommon mistakes that kill off partnerships and discover how to design andpresent your partnership proposal so it looks like a business plan.  Learnabout the most common reasons businesses reject partnerships so you canavoid them.  Spot and respond to the early warning signs that showthe process isn’t working.  Develop criteria for evaluating the successof your efforts.  Don’t put all your work into a one time relationshipwith businesses.  Come to this workshop and learn how to go from placementto partnership.

Facilitator: Larry Robbin REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  Toregister please send an email with the subject line “Registrationfor January 10 CBI Workshop” to Workforce.development@sfgov.org

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Professional Development/StaffDevelopment for Line Staff: Half-Day Workshop – January 27, 2012; 9am to1pm In this workshop, participants will tap into their own personal values,talents and strengths and begin to articulate strategies specific to theircareer aspirations and desires. We’ll discuss how to integrate continuouslearning into your work life, how to work effectively in your current positionand how to spot those barriers that might be holding you back.  Participantswill leave this session with the start of a professional development plantailored to their unique career goals.

Facilitator:  CompassPoint SeniorProject Director, Byron Johnson

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Toregister please send an email with the subject line “Registrationfor January 27 CBI Workshop”to Workforce.development@sfgov.org

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“Are You Talking LikeBusiness People Think? – Get the Private Sector To Use Your Services”Workshop – February 14, 2012; 9am to 12pm Based on feedback from hundreds of private sector businesses, you’ll learnthe most common hidden reasons business people give for deciding not towork with service providers.  Talk the language of business as youposition your services as a profitable business problem solver.  Discoverwhy describing your services in job seeker terms is a big mistake.  Learnhow to sell (not describe) the benefits of your services.  Get a powerfulmodel for overcoming resistance to using your services. If you want morebusinesses to use your services you should not miss this session.

Facilitator: Larry Robbin

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! To registerplease send an email with the subject line “Registration for February14 CBI Workshop” to Workforce.development@sfgov.org

 

****************************************** WiCAC Update ******************************************

Consider Becoming aWiCAC Member Today! Open WiCAC Seats Available: Do you work for a 501(c)3 nonprofit community based organization that hasa strong interest in workforce development ?  The OEWD – WorkforceDivision is encouraging all interested candidates to apply for currentand upcoming openings for the WiCAC. The Workforce Investment Community AdvisoryCommittee (WiCAC) was established to advise the Workforce Investment SanFrancisco (WISF) board on the City’s workforce needs and the solutionsto meet them.  The WiCAC will identify the “on-the-ground” workforcechallenges and recommend solutions to close gaps in the workforce developmentinfrastructure.

WiCAC members are selected based on theirdirect experience related to:

•  San Francisco’s service deliverycapacity and gaps that hinder the City’s ability to cultivate a skilledworkforce. •  Special needs and circumstances that prevent San Franciscans fromattaining self- sustaining employment. •  How the City can improve its infrastructure to more effectivelyrespond to the dynamic challenges that face residents and employers.

Meetings & Staffing

The WiCAC will meet four (4) times per calendaryear, once per quarter.

Process To Apply for Open Seats:

Board of Supervisors (BOS) Appointments (currently recruiting) Interested candidates must fill out a BOS application, located at http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=9602 Once applications have been submitted, a Rules Committee Hearing date willbe set to determine and officially appoint the BOS appointed members tothe WiCAC.

Community Board Appointments Each appointing community board (Re-Entry Council, TAY-SF, and Local HomelessCoordinating Board) have their own processes for being considered.  Pleasecontact the following directors of each board to learn more details. Jessica Flintoft – Re-Entry Council (currentlyrecruiting), Jessica.Flintoft@sfreentry.com Rachel Antrobus – TAY-SF (not currentlyrecruiting), Rachel@taysf.org Ali Schlageter – SF Local Homeless CoordinatingBoard (not currently recruiting), Alison.Schlageter@sfgov.org Not quite sure you want to apply? Attend the next WiCAC meeting and see firsthand what the WiCAC isall about!  The next WiCAC meeting details are listed below. For additionalinformation or questions, please contact WiCAC Liaison, Kriztina Palone,OEWD – Workforce Division at 415-581-2355/Kriztina.Palone@sfgov.org . Wehope to see you there!

WiCAC Meeting (Workforce Investment Community Advisory Committee)  Tuesday – January 24, 2012  9:30AM – 12:00PM OEWD – Workforce Division 50 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco, CA 94102

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Happy Holidays from the OEWD WorkforceDivision!  We look forward to connecting with you in 2012!

Dec/27/2011 AAACC press

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/12/20/BA2M1MEC3F.DTL

Dec/27/2011 Misc. Jobs for Hastings, AC Transit and lots of Jobs on UCSF’s web site

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

Hastings School of Law

 

http://www.uchastings.edu/hr/current-openings/index.html

Administrative Assistant – Disability Resource Program (Part Time)

Administrative Support Coordinator – Civil Justice Clinic

Assistant Director of Financial Aid – Financial Aid Office

Chief Information Officer (CIO) – Office of the Chancellor and Dean

Clinical Nurse (On Call) – Student Health Services

 

AC Transit

http://careers.actransit.org/psc/acthprod_cg/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.HC_HRS_CE_GBL2&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%2cIsFolder&

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Job Title

Job ID

Location

Posting Type

 

12/19/2011

Qualified Temporary Janitor

100183

Oakland

Int/Ext

 

12/19/2011

Qualified Temp Service Employee

100182

Oakland

Int/Ext

 

12/16/2011

Bilingual Customer Service Clerk

100180

Oakland

Int/Ext

 

12/15/2011

Chief Operating Officer

100177

Oakland

Int/Ext

 

12/09/2011

Senior Administrative Assistant

100176

Oakland

Int/Ext

 

 

http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/

Dec/27/2011 Happy Holidays – Join Us for Kwanzaa 2011

Posted by cwilliams • December 27th, 2011

 

The Village Project & The Bayview Y Presents

6th Annual San Francisco Kwanzaa Celebration

Uniting to Strengthen Family and Community

December 26, 2011 through January 1, 2012

 

 

 

 

What:    SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project and the Bayview Y present San Francisco ’s 6th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration—Uniting to Strengthen Our Family and Community.   The celebration honors the seven principles of Kwanzaa with 13 free events taking place over seven days throughout San Francisco. Each celebration begins with a spiritual ceremony, followed by a feast, live entertainment and a lighting of one of the seven candles of the Kinara.  Among the many performers will be local blues and jazz vocalist Lady Mem’fis.

 

The seven-day celebration begins with a keynote address by Dr. Anita Grier (City College of San Francisco Trustee) on December 26th at the West Bay Center .  Other highlights of this year’s Kwanzaa celebration include a performance of the one-woman play, “Harriet Tubman, The Underground Railroad,”  at the Bayview YMCA on Dec. 28th; a keynote address by Dr. Brenda Wade, author of the new book, , “99 Things You Wish You Knew Before Falling In Love” and host of the TV show, Black Renaissance on Dec. 27th at City Hall, and a book signing and talk by Tuskegee Airman Les Williams, author of “Victory:  Tales of a Tuskegee Airman,” about serving as an African-American pilot during World War II, who will appear at Marcus Book Store on Jan.1, 2012.

 

Website: www.kwanzaasanfrancisco.com

 

Tickets:   ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY

 

 

Full Calendar of Kwanzaa Events, December 26, 2011 through January 1, 2012

 

Umoja (unity): to strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.

Monday, Dec. 26th; 7 pm, West Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore @ Eddy; Keynote address by Dr. Anita Grier (City College of San Francisco Trustee), performance by Lady Mem’fis Blues Band.

 

Kujichagulia (self-determination): to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.

Tuesday, Dec. 27th, 12-1pm, City Hall Rotunda, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services; Keynote address by Dr. Brenda Wade

Tuesday, Dec. 27th, 6pm, Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary @ Steiner; “A Night of Dance”, featuring The Village and Meadow Livingstone Dancers

 

Ujima (collective work and responsibility):  to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems our problems and to solve them together.

Wednesday, Dec. 28th; 3-6pm, Bayview YMCA/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane Street; Performance of the one woman play, Harriett Tubman, The Underground Railroad.

Wednesday, Dec. 28th, 7pm, Buchanan YMCA & WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan @ Geary, African Drumming & spoken word

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Ujamaa (cooperative economics): to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together.

Thursday, Dec. 29th; 2pm, the Magic Zone/Ella Hill Hutch, 1050 McAllister @ Webster; featuring a community market place.

Thursday, Dec. 29th, 6pm, OMI Y & Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Ave @ Montana; Performance by Jah Summit Reggae Band.

 

Nia (purpose):  to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.

Friday, Dec. 30th; 1:30pm, Western Addition Senior Center , 1390 Turk @ Fillmore; Zeik McCarter & The Soul System Band

Friday, Dec. 30th, 6pm, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton @ Webster

 

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.

Saturday, Dec. 31st, 1-5pm, The Jazz Heritage Center / Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore, Junior Toots Reggae Band

Saturday, Dec. 31st, 7pm, Third Baptist Church – Christ Watch Night Services, 1399 McAllister @ Pierce

 

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, 2pm, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, 2097 Turk Street @ Lyons ; Performance by the St. John Coltrane Church Band

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, 6pm Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore @ Post Street ; Keynote Address/book signing by: Tuskegee Airman Les Williams, author of “Victory:  Tales of a Tuskegee Airman”.

 

About Kwanzaa

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1.The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles), are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community.

 

Ceremonies will be led by Brotha’ Clint and Malik Seneferu.  Candle lighting, live entertainment & feast at each event.

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Community Partners:

The Bayview Y, Comcast, Renaissance Parents of Success, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, West Bay Conference Center, Gussies Chicken and Waffles, Western Addition Family Resource Center,  African American Arts & Culture Center, OMI Family Resource Center, Marcus Book Store, African American Holistic Wellness Program, SF Black Film Festival, Planet Fillmore Communications, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, Bayview Public Library, The Jazz heritage Center, Yoshi’s, Hamilton Rec Center, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, Western Addition Senior Center, Miyako Ice Cream, The Buchanan YMCA, The Express Yourself Café, Bumzy’s Cookies, The Fillmore Center Plaza, Jamie’s Graphics, Third Baptist Church, The St. Coltrane African Orthodox Church, The Magic Zone, City College of San Francisco, Meadow Livingston School,  Deacon Donald Corbin – St. Andrews Missionary Baptist Church, Malik Seneferu, Brotha’ Clint, Kwanza Morton, Carl Barnes, Barbara Cohen, & Mr. Dwayne Jones.

 

About the Village Project

Adrian Williams is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition. She has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco , by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration.

Donations:

Help us to continue this important community celebration.  Please send donations to:

The Village Project

2097 Turk Street

San Francisco, CA  94115

 

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Dec/26/2011 KWANZAA 2011: SAVE THE DATES

Posted by cwilliams • December 26th, 2011

The Village Project and The Bayview Y Present

6th Annual San Francisco Kwanzaa Celebration

Uniting to Strengthen Family and Community

 

December 26, 2011 thru January 1, 2012

 

 

 

 

What:    SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project and the Bayview Y, in collaboration with community organizations, present 6th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration.  The celebration presents seven days of free events with thirteen events throughout San Francisco to celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Each event begins with a spiritual ceremony, followed with a feast and entertainment and a lighting of one of the seven candles of the Kinara.  Several events feature live entertainment, including local blues and jazz vocalist Lady Mem’fis on opening night (Dec. 26th), the one women play: Harriet Tubman, The underground Railroad, (Bayview Y on Dec. 28th), a keynote address by Dr. Brenda Wade, author & host of the TV show, Black Renaissance on Tuesday, Dec. 27th at City Hall and Tuskegee Airman Les Williams, author of “Victory:  Tales of a Tuskegee Airman at Marcus Book Story, Sunday, Jan 1, 2012.

 Websites: www.kwanzaasanfrancisco.com

  www.thevillageprojectsf.org

Tickets:   ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

 Full Calendar of Kwanzaa Events

 December 26,  2011 through January 1, 2012

 Monday, Dec. 26th; 7 pm, West Bay Conference Center , 1290 Fillmore @ Eddy

 Celebration of Principle 1: Umoja (unity) to strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race. Pouring of the libation, calling out ancestor names. Candle lighting. Entertainment

 Tuesday, Dec. 27th, 12-1pm, City Hall Rotunda, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place , Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services

Tuesday, Dec. 27th, 6pm, Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary @ Steiner

 Celebration of Principle 2: Kujichagulia (self-determination) to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves. Candle lighting. Local performers spoken word

 Wednesday, Dec. 28th; 3-6pm, Bayview YMCA/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane Street 

Wednesday, Dec. 28th, 7pm, Buchanan YMCA & WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan @ Geary

 Celebration of Principle 3: Ujima (collective work and responsibility) to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems our problems and to solve them together. Candle lighting.

 Thursday, Dec. 29th ; 2pm,  Magic Zone/Ella Hill Hutch, 1050 McAllister @ Webster

Thursday, Dec. 29th, 6pm, OMI Y & Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Ave @ Montana

 Celebration of Principle 4: Ujamaa (cooperative economics) to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together. Candle lighting.

 Friday, Dec. 30th; 1:30pm, Western Addition Senior Center (Queen Adah), 1390 Turk @ Fillmore

Friday, Dec. 30th, 6pm, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton @ Webster

 Celebration of Principle 5: Nia (purpose) to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness. Candle lighting.

 Saturday, Dec. 31st, 1-5pm, The Jazz Heritage Center Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore

Saturday, Dec. 31st, 7pm, Third Baptist Church – Christ Watch Night Services, 1399 McAllister @ Pierce

 Celebration of Principle 6: Kuumba (creativity) to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it. Candle lighting.

 Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, 2pm, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, 2097 Turk Street @ Lyons

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, 6pm Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore @ Post Street

 Celebration of Principle 7: Imani (faith) to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle. Candle lighting.  
http://www.youtube.com/user/fillmovillageproject
About Kwanzaa

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1.The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles), are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community.

 Ceremonies will be led by Brotha’ Clint and Malik Senesenu

 

Community Partners:`

The Bayview Y, Comcast, Renaissance Parents of Success, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, West Bay Conference Center, Gussies Chicken and Waffles, Western Addition Family Resource Center,  African American Arts & Culture Center, OMI Family Resource Center, Marcus Book Store, African American Holistic Wellness Program, SF Black Film Festival, Planet Fillmore Communications, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, Bayview Public Library, The Jazz heritage Center, Yoshi’s, Hamilton Rec Center, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, Western Addition Senior Center,  The Buchanan Y, The Express Yourself Café, Bumzy’s Cookies, The Fillmore Center Plaza, Jamie’s Graphics, Third Baptist Church, The St. Coltrane African Orthodox Church, The Magic Zone,  Malik Senefenu, Brotha’ Clint, Kwanza Morton, Barbara  Cohen, & Mr. Dwayne Jones.

 About the Village Project

Adrian Williams is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition. She has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco , by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration.