May/31/2012 Employment Counselor (SF)

Posted by cwilliams • May 31st, 2012

Employment Counselor

Location: Resource Center, 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Status: Regular, Full Time, Non-Exempt

Salary: $15.38 per hour, plus HAFC-Walden House offers a comprehensive benefits package

The Employment Counselor provides case management services to support clients in residential substance abuse treatment who are looking for work a nd preparing for their return to the community.

The main responsibilities of the Employment Counselor are:

* Teaching job seeking skills and interviewing skills workshops

* Writing resumes, cover letters and thank you notes

* Providing support and counseling throughout the client’s job search process

* Facilitating a daily job search morning meeting

Other job duties:

* Delivering direct services to clients in the form of vocational assessment, career exploration, job search coaching and career advancement counseling

* Developing and refer clients to education, training and community resources

* Staying up-to-date on the local/region al labor market

* Maintaining documentation of services provided to each client

* Participating in development of new services

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* Bachelor*s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Career Counseling or related field

* Skilled at creating resumes, cover letters, and thank you letters for clients

* Ability to assist clients in creating specific job search plans

* Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

* Ability to teach and to facilitate topical workshops and groups

* Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and use of the Internet

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Knowledge of diverse, disadvantaged populations with multiple barriers to educational and vocational success, in cluding low literacy, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and impaired cognitive functioning

* Strong organizational skills and ability to manage a caseload

* Highly creative, energetic and enthusiastic

* Open minded with a passion for learning

* Valid CA Driver’s license (with no violations); insurable by HAFC-WH

To apply, go to: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=376302 <https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=376302&t=1> &t=1

May/30/2012 ROSS STORES: JOB FAIR 5/30 10am-3pm, Market St (San Francisco, CA)

Posted by cwilliams • May 30th, 2012

ROSS STORES: JOB FAIR 5/30 10am-3pm, Market St Date: 2012-05-25, 9:28AM

“It’s a Brand New Day at Ross” and we’ve got “Brand New Opportunities” for you!

With tremendous success, and consistent growth, Ross Stores has an ever changing fast paced environment. If you enjoy a challenge and like working with teams that are collaborative and supportive, we may be the right fit for you.

Ross Stores, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the nation’s second largest off-price retailer operating over 1000+ Ross Dress for Less® and dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores. Ross Dress for Less offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices. dd’s DISCOUNTS features a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand and fashion apparel, accessories, footwear for the entire family at everyday savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices as well as similar savings on a wide assortment of merchandise for the home.

We are currently hiring for all Retail Associate positions for our store located at 799 Market St, San Francisco, CA 415-957-9222 (retail associates, overnight stockroom associates, area supervisors and store protection specialists). Apply directly at http://www.rossstores.com. Click on the tab “Careers” and search for hourly opportunities for the nearest store in your area.

********** ATTEND OUR JOB FAIR ***********

DATE: Wed, May 30, 2012 TIME: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm STORE: 799 Market St, San Francisco, CA 415-957-9222

*PLEASE COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION PRIOR TO ATTENDING

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RETAIL ASSOCIATES

RESPONSIBILITIES

– Maintains good quality customer service at all times – Ensures proper merchandise presentation is maintained in accordance with company standards – Execution of cashier responsibilities within in company policies and procedures – Responsible for controlling shortage through personal awareness and compliance with company standards and theft deterrents – Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by store management

REQUIREMENTS

– Ability to interact with customers and co-workers in a friendly, cooperative and pleasant manner – Good communication skills – Able to meet normal store demands which includes standing, lifting, loading and unloading trucks, and unpacking merchandise – Ability to work variety of shifts

Ross Stores, Inc. offers a great benefits package, including 401K and a generous employee discount. We are proud of all our Associates who are engaged with their work and passionate about retail.

Location: San Francisco, CA Compensation: hourly pay This is a part-time job. Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster. Please, no phone calls about this job! Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Original URL: http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/ret/3037457578.html

May/29/2012 Reminder for Tuesday May 29th (9am) Community Partners United Meeting, agenda & upcoming partner events

Posted by cwilliams • May 29th, 2012

Dear Partners & Supporters of Community Partners United,

 

Just a friendly reminder that we will meet this Tuesday.

What:   Community Partners United Meeting

When:  Tuesday May 29th, 2012 at 9 am

Where: Hayes Valley Playground Club house

              699 Hayes Street (at Buchanan)

 

I have attached a copy of the agenda.  Please take the time to download it, read it and be prepared to discuss your agenda topic.

 

I have attached the following upcoming partner events:

  • Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association General Meeting tonight Thursday May 24th at 7 pm located at the Hayes Valley Playground 699 Hayes Street (at Buchanan).
  • Monday June 4th at 7pm Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association Public Safety Meeting at Korean American Community Center located at 745 Buchanan Street (at Grove).  Panel discussion on Families, Children & Crime.
  • African American Arts & Culture Complex has openings for their summer program.  Please download the attached flyer for full details.  Please share information with youth, families and friends who are looking for a summer program for their youth.
  • Western Addition Family Resource Center Family Day this Saturday May 26th from 1-6 pm at Margaret Hayward Playground.  Please download the flyer and share an invite with your co-workers, friends, neighbors and family to participate.
  • Saturday June 2nd from 1-6 pm brewtruc & MoMagic Fundraiser located at 160 Church Street (old blockbuster store) Please download flyer and share and invite with your co-workers, family, friends and neighbors to attend.
  • Age Song flyers for their Spotlight on Aging Speaker Series & Diabetic Care program.

I hope everyone finds the time to get out and enjoy themselves this weekend.  As always, there is lots to do this holiday weekend to celebrate the kickoff of our Summer season.

 

Get out & have fun and I will see you all on Tuesday.

 

Richard Johnson

Co-Founder Community Partners United

05_29_12 Agenda Community Partners United

2012 AAACC Youth Program Flyer – Copper Font

Family Day Event-English Version 2012

Magic_BruTruck _1 fund raiser flyer.06.02.12

9731-SpotlightOnAging Girls Night Out

Diabetic Program Postcard

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May/29/2012 Muni Driver Position

Posted by cwilliams • May 29th, 2012

Department:                                                                                         Municipal Transportation Agency

Analyst:                                                                                                  Robert Castellano

Date Opened:                                                                                        5/25/2012 8:00:00 AM

Filing Deadline:                                                                                    6/1/2012 5:00:00 PM

Salary:                                                                                                     $18.60 – $29.52/hour

Job Type:                                                                                                CBT Discrete

Employment Type:                                                                               Full-Time

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INTRODUCTION

 

9163 TRANSIT OPERATOR

The following information describes the civil service classification for which applications are being solicited. Make sure you read the entire announcement before completing the application form.

The purpose of this examination announcement is to establish an eligible list for this classification.

 

Under general supervision, a Transit Operator operates a variety of transit vehicles such as diesel and electric motor coaches, cable cars, streetcars and light rail vehicles.  Essential functions include: conducting pre-operational inspection of the transit vehicle; safely navigating the vehicle through traffic along assigned routes under various environmental conditions in accordance with traffic laws and departmental regulations; operating the disability access lifts to assist persons with disabilities onto the vehicle; collecting fares from passengers and issuing transfers; checking passenger transfers, fast passes, and Clipper entry to ensure they are valid; responding to customers’ questions regarding routes, directions, fares and transfers; communicating instructions to passengers and calling out the vehicle stops and transfer points via the vehicle’s intercom system; conducting post-operational inspection of the outside of the vehicle; contacting central control regarding various emergencies; and completing accident, incident and/or miscellaneous reports to document unusual occurrences.  Incumbents may be required to perform other related duties.

Nature of work requires incumbents to work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends; to work outdoors in all weather conditions; and to use computers. In addition, may require standing and/or sitting for prolonged periods of time; performing different physical activities such as pulling poles, resetting retrievers to return disabled transit vehicles to service; and assisting in the movement of disabled transit vehicles when possible. All operators bid for assignments by seniority.  Work hours and days off may change several times per year.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Candidates must meet ALL of the following qualifications:

1. Must be at least 21 years old by June 1, 2012; AND

2. A High School graduate or attained a GED or California High School Proficiency Certificate; AND

3. One (1) year of verifiable satisfactory public contact or customer service experience; AND

4. Possession of a valid class C Driver License.  Must have been a licensed driver for at least three (3) continuous years from June 1, 2009 through June 1, 2012; Suspension or lapse of driving privilege for any reason, for a total of more than six (6) months during the specified three (3) continuous years and through the date of appointment will be cause for disqualification; AND

5. Possession of or the ability to obtain a Class B – Driver License with a Passenger (P) Endorsement and no restrictions that prohibit operation of a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency public transit vehicle; AND

6. A good driving record during the three (3) years between June 1, 2009 and June 1, 2012 and through the date of appointment, meeting the following requirements:

 * no moving violations;

* no accidents where applicant contributed to cause;

 * has not had his/her driving privilege suspended, revoked, or placed on probation by DMV for a cause involving the safe operation of a motor vehicle;

 * no convictions of California State Vehicle Code 20001 (leaving the scene of an accident involving bodily injury or death); 23103 through 23109 (reckless driving), 23152 – 23153  (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs);

*other violations and/or accidents will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may be cause for non-selection; AND

7. No convictions within the seven (7) years between June 1, 2005 and June 1, 2012 of any offense related to the use, sale, possession, or transportation of narcotics, habit forming drugs, or dangerous drugs; AND

8. No convictions of any sex offense as defined in Section 44010 of the Education Code; AND

9. Ability to obtain a School Pupil Activity Bus (SPAB) certificate issued by DMV.  Refer to attachment “A”.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications and supplemental applications will be available online only atwww.sfmta.com/jobs beginning at 8:00 AM on May 25, 2012 and ending at 5:00 PM on June 1, 2012.  Completed application must be submitted online by 5:00 PM on June 1, 2012.  Mailed applications will not be accepted.   Hard copy applications will not be accepted.  Photocopied applications will not be accepted.  Faxed applications will not be accepted.

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employment applications for this position will be accepted through an on-line process only. Mailed, hand delivered or faxed applications will not be accepted. Visit www.sfmta.com/jobs to begin the application process.

Click and select 9163 Transit Operator.

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.

Upon successful submittal of the online application, you will receive a notification on the screen, as well as in your email inbox, acknowledging receipt of your application by the SFMTA Merit Unit.   If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact us between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at (415)701-5024 or (415)701-5046.  Mailed or faxed applications will NOT be accepted.

Tips on How to do an Online Job Application:

You will need an E-MAIL ACCOUNT.  There are many services on the internet that provide free email accounts.  Have a friend or relative help you create a free email account.  You may create a free email account and apply for City jobs online on the public computers at any San Francisco Public Library during library hours.  You will need to get a free library card at the library before you may access the public-use computers. You may also use the public computers at the Department of Human Resources, One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor and at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, One South Van Ness Avenue, 6th Floor (corner of Van Ness and Market) between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  Before applying online, write down on paper and prepare ahead of time all your past and present employment history (names, dates, etc.) and personal information.  Read and follow all instructions carefully when completing your online application.  Complete all requested information.  Read the exam announcement carefully for additional instructions after you submit your online application such as the verification of experience requirements and deadlines.

Supplemental Questionnaire:

A supplemental questionnaire will be included with the online application.  All applicants are required to complete the supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire will be used to evaluate whether candidates meet the minimum qualifications.  False or incorrect information may result in disqualification from the examination process.  Failure to complete the supplemental questionnaire may result in disqualification from the examination process.

Submitting Current DMV H6 Printouts:

When notified by the SFMTA Merit Unit, applicants will be required to submit an original, current Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) H6 printout that verifies that he/she has been a licensed driver for three (3) continuous years from June 1, 2009 through June 1, 2012.  Failure to submit the DMV H6 printout in a timely manner may result in disqualification.  The printout is available from any DMV office.

If the applicant has been out of California for all or part of the three years between June 1, 2009 and June 1, 2012, a DMV printout from the applicable state/country must be submitted.  Applications will not be considered as complete until the DMV printout has been submitted.

If the DMV printout indicates accident(s), the applicant must provide an insurance report or police report showing that the applicant did not contribute to the cause of the accident.  If the accident occurred while driving for an employer, a copy of the employer report must be submitted showing that the applicant did not contribute to the cause of the accident.

Applications and supplemental questionnaires, together with DMV printouts, will be reviewed and evaluated to determine if applicants meet the minimum qualifications.

A 24-HOUR RECORDED MESSAGE WITH IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS EXAMINATION IS AVAILABLE AT (415) 701-5656.

http://www.jobaps.com/sf/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=CBT&R2=9163&R3=058996

May/24/2012 Invite for 5/24 5th Annual San Francisco Family Economic Success Forum

Posted by cwilliams • May 24th, 2012

The San Francisco Family Support Network would like to invite you to join us for this key (and free) annual event that focuses the City’s attention on how San Francisco’s families are faring economically and what is and can be done to support them to be financially successful.

Please see the link below for more information and to register for what promises to be an informative and interesting (and delicious!) event.

Please feel free to forward the invitation to any of your colleagues and contacts whom you think might also be interested to participate.

Thank you,

Andrew Russo       Co-Founder & Director       San Francisco Family Support Network       1390 Market Street, Suite 900       San Francisco, CA 94102       Tel: (415) 437-4654       Fax: (415) 554-8965 andrew@sffsn.org www.sffsn.org

 

• How can we support family retention and families’ weathering of the economic downturn by promoting strategies for families’ economic stability, advancement and success?

• What Family Economic Success innovations are making a difference?

• What new Family Economic Success resources, programs and services can you connect families with?

For answers to these questions and more, please join us for the 2012 San Francisco Family Economic Success Forum on Thursday, May 24, 9:15am-12:30pm at 455 Golden Gate, Lower Level Auditorium.  Advance registration required.

This annual event, which focuses the City’s attention on how families are faring economically, is free and will conclude with a networking reception with delicious dim sum.

Participants will:

• Receive current data about families’ economic conditions.

• Network with policy-makers, elected officials, city departments, funders, and nonprofit organizations concerned about Family Economic Success

• Be briefed on the newly revised SFFSN Family Economic Success Policy Platform

• Learn what progress is being made on promoting Family Economic Success in San Francisco

• Celebrate the successes of the winners of this year’s Family Economic Success Innovation Awards:         City College of San Francisco & City College Trustee Steve Ngo  – English-as-a-Second Language Education Innovations         San Francisco Childcare Planning and Advisory Council – Access to Affordable Childcare         Walter & Elise Haas Fund – Promoting Economic Security • Learn about current and upcoming resources, programs, and initiatives that you can connect families with to support their Family Economic Success

Special remarks by:         David Chiu, President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors         Richard Carranza, Incoming San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent

Here’s the link for more information and to register. Please feel free to share it with other colleagues and contacts whom you think might be interested to participate: http://sffesforum2012.eventbrite.com

May/24/2012 Invitation to 5/24 5th Annual SF Family Economic Success Forum

Posted by cwilliams • May 24th, 2012

Hello Colleague,

In case this may be of interest to you, the San Francisco Family SupportNetwork wanted to invite you to join us for this key (and free) annual eventthat focuses the City’s attention on how San Francisco’s families are faringeconomically and what is and can be done to support them to be financiallysuccessful.

 

We have some greatpresenters – including incoming SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza,awardees, and delicious food lined up as well.  Please click the linkbelow to register and learn more.

Please feel free to share this invitation with any of your colleagues andcontacts whom you think might be interested to participate.

Thanks,

Andrew Russo Co-Founder & Director

• How can we support family retention and families’ weathering of the      economic downturn by promoting strategies for families’ economic      stability, advancement and success?

• What Family Economic Success innovations are making a difference?

• What new Family Economic Success resources, programs and services can      you connect families with?

      For answers to these questions and more, please join us for the 2012 San      Francisco Family Economic Success Forum on Thursday, May 24, 9:15am-12:30pm at      455 Golden Gate, Lower Level Auditorium.  Advance registration      required.

      This annual event, which focuses the City’s attention on how families are      faring economically, is free and will conclude with a networking      reception with delicious dim sum.

      Participants will:

• Receive current data about families’ economic conditions.

• Network with policy-makers, elected officials, city departments,      funders, and nonprofit organizations concerned about Family Economic      Success

• Be briefed on the newly revised SFFSN Family Economic Success Policy      Platform

• Learn what progress is being made on promoting Family Economic Success      in San Francisco

• Celebrate the successes of the winners of this year’s Family Economic      Success Innovation Awards: City College of San Francisco & City College           Trustee Steve Ngo  – English-as-a-Second Language Education           Innovations San Francisco Childcare Planning and Advisory Council –           Access to Affordable Childcare Walter & Elise Haas Fund – Promoting Economic           Security

• Learn about current and upcoming resources, programs, and      initiatives that you can connect families with to support their Family      Economic Success

      Here’s the link for more information and to register. Please feel free to      share it with other colleagues and contacts whom you think might be      interested to participate: http://sffesforum2012.eventbrite.com

May/24/2012 Mission Housing Present an Immigratio​n Workshop

Posted by cwilliams • May 24th, 2012

Mission Housing is having anImmigration Workshop on May 24th, 2012. One of our USF interns isworking on this project and I would love for you to pass this information toother staff, faculty, and community partners. Thanks for your help in advance!Have a great weekend! Please finda attached a flyer for more information.

may_immigration_flyer2 (revision)

 

Best,

Ana CeciliaPeñate

ResidentServices Coordinator

MissionHousing Development Corporation

(415)971-4280 cell

(415)864-6432 x312

apenate@missionhousing.org

www.missionhousing.org

May/24/2012 Account manager-De​lta Dental (from East BayWorks)

Posted by cwilliams • May 24th, 2012

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT JOB TITLE: Account Manager DATE POSTED:5/22/2012 LOCATION:San Francisco, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION: The incumbent in this position is responsible for overall account management for assigned clients, including responsibility for financial results and delivery of high-level customer service, renewals and the pursuit of cross marketing opportunities.

Duties include: *    Managing the renewal process with existing clients, including developing the renewal strategy, negotiating the product, rates and benefits mix *    Cross selling new business opportunities to existing clients; referring new business inquiries to other sales account executives as appropriate *    Negotiating product, rates and benefit mix with clients *    Responding to client, broker and/or consultant inquires and service requests, including attendance at open enrollment meetings and benefits fairs and offering alternative solutions within Delta*s established processes *    Collaborating with Underwriting to implement an ongoing, proactive renewal strategy *    Monitoring group accounts to identify potential problems; working with functional areas to avoid and/or resolve issues *    Assisting operational areas on eligibility, underwriting, pre-funding arrangement and billing & collections. *    Gathering and providing competitive intelligence to assist in competitive positioning of Delta Dental in the marketplace

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: *    BA/BS degree, preferably in Business Administration or Marketing, or equivalent experience *    1 to 2 years of account management experience *    Insurance license may be required in some states *    Strong project and time management skills and multitasking abilities *    Strong analytical and problem solving skills *    Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

*    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and lead staff and cross-functional teams to achieve results *    Valid driver*s license, ability to travel and sustain company expenses for a period of one month *    Ability to operate and maintain a personal car for company business in a proper, safe, and responsible manner *     Proven commitment to excellence in customer service *    Excellent selling, negotiation and follow through skills *    Knowledge of Delta Dental products, policies and procedures *    Knowledge of Current Dental Terminology (*CDT*) codes and dental nomenclature *    Familiarity with available competitor products and services *    Must be able to understand fairly complex written and oral instructions *    Ability to clearly present written information and findings *    Ability to communicate concepts *    Ability to make executive-level presentations *    Ability to interact well with co-workers and outside contacts *    PC literacy required; MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

SALARY: To be determined BENEFITS: Excellent benefits package

PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER* AND RESUME TO: Recruitment and Selection Delta Dental of California 100 First Street San Francisco, CA  94105

OR APPLY ON-LINE TO:        www.deltadentalins.com OR EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO:    Recruit@Delta.org

*Please reference job number IRC35542, and let us know how you heard of the job

MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY – EOE/AA In connection with your application for employment with Delta Dental of California and its* related companies, please note that any offer of employment made to any applicant will be contingent upon the satisfactory results of a background check.  Such background check may include, but is not limited to, an investigation of credit worthiness, a check of references, employment and education verification, a check of criminal records and/or any other investigations as permitted by law.

May/24/2012 Muni Drivers Job Applicatio​ns Open May 25th

Posted by cwilliams • May 24th, 2012

S.F Muni Operators

 

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May/24/2012 scholarshi​ps for Shakespear​e kids camps at Cyprian’s

Posted by cwilliams • May 24th, 2012

Dear Neighbors and Friends,

I hope you can make a referral or share the information below with others. If you have kids in this age group (7-13), please consider the scholarships for them as well. This is a great opportunity for kids, and we hope to have fully-enrolled sessions to demonstrate that Cyprian’s is a great partner for the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival.

Thanks for your help and support,

Michael

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The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival will offer three 2-week sessions of its popular Shakespeare Camp for kids at St. Cyprian’s  (2097 Turk) this summer. As a hosting venue for the camps,  we have scholarships available to each of the three sessions. Please consider one or more of these scholarships for your kids or those of someone you know.

Two-week sessions meet weekdays, 9am to 3pm, with optional aftercare until 5:30 pm. June 18-June 29 July 9 – July 20 July 30 – August 10

The scholarships cover all expenses, including scripts, materials and supplies. Trained theater professionals teach the classes. Camp includes training in: the language of Shakespeare acting and improvisation voice and movement technique stage combat set and costume design

For ages 7-13, designed for new performers as well as those with experience

The scholarships represent a $474 value ($599 with aftercare) per child.

For more information on scholarships, please contact Michael Helquist: michael@cyprians.org

For more info on the sessions: 415-558-0888, www.sfshakes.org <http://www.sfshakes.org>

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— Michael Helquist

Director of Community Initiatives

Cyprian’s arc — a center for the arts, resilience & community

St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church