Jun/22/2017 Salt & Straw Ice Cream is Hiring! Multiple Positions.

Posted by lgannon • June 22nd, 2017

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Jun/20/2017 Macys is Hiring!

Posted by lgannon • June 20th, 2017

Jun/14/2017 Custodial & Bldng Maintenance Positions Available

Posted by lgannon • June 14th, 2017

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Jun/13/2017 CommunityGrows is Hiring!

Posted by lgannon • June 13th, 2017

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JOIN OUR TEAM!

We have two full-time job openings and we’re looking for the right people to help us grow gardens and cultivate healthy youth: BEETS Program Manager, this role manages and runs our teen program; and Garden Educator & Site Manager, to manage and teach our garden-based education program at Rosa Parks Elementary School. Start dates for both positions will be in the last half of July 2017.

About Us

We are a grassroots organization that has served the community for the last 23 years. Cultivation of healthy youth takes time and we continue to build support and solidarity with deep relationships amongst our community partners. CommunityGrows is committed to diversity and equity. Our values include: co-powerment, restorative justice, social justice, food justice, active listening, leadership building, love, compassion, respect, nature, community, resiliency, and peace. (Learn more about our tenets and values here.)

Open Positions
BEETS Program Manager
Garden Educator and Site Coordinator

BEETS Program Manager

The Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens, or BEETS, is a youth development program for teens (15-20 years old) to develop life and job skills through caring for our local gardens and positively contributing to the community. BEETS learn how to maintain gardens, grow & eat healthy food, work with a diverse group of peers and positively impact the community.

Description

Reporting to the Director of Programs, the BEETS Program Manager develops, manages, and runs a youth development program serving low-income and youth of color (aged 15 to 20) in San Francisco. The BEETS Program Manager plans for and carries out an environmental education, food justice and job readiness curriculum. The Manager is responsible for the life cycle of the program including recruitment, hiring, training, delivering curriculum and evaluation. The Manager also cultivates and maintains relationships with partner organizations throughout the Bay Area.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrable track record of working effectively with youth of color in low-income communities, experience in youth development programs and passion for food, social and environmental justice. The best candidate will have a true love for working with young people and is excited about supporting their growth and learning.

Responsibilities

Program Implementation & Evaluation (75%)

    • Develop and manage the BEETS Program, including creating environmental education and job readiness curriculum
    • Teach and lead BEETS shifts and workshops.
    • Provide case management for all BEETS interns including educational attainment (High School completion, GED, Higher Ed, Financial Aid), employment and career counseling, safety and harm reduction, housing, and mental health services).
    • Develop and implement ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the BEETS Program through pre- and post- surveys and interviews to ensure program outcomes and objectives are met.
    • Assist in the management of Koshland Garden and other sites where needed.

Supervision (10%)

  • Meet weekly with DoP and communicate regularly with all CG staff, providing BEETS updates at the monthly staff meeting.
  • Recruit, hire and retain BEETS participants.
  • Train, supervise and promote leadership development for all BEETS participants.
  • Train and supervise BEETS Program volunteers and interns.
  • Partnership Development and Collaboration (8%)
  • Establish collaborative relationships within the community and provide outreach to community based partners, local government, local schools, community colleges, universities, and other agencies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to set up projects, workshops, field trips and recruitment for the BEETS Program.
  • Serve as an effective spokesperson for CG representing the programs’ values to all partners and the general public.

Administration (7%)

  • Track and report BEETS hours and assist ED with payment and timesheet issues.
  • Assist in maintaining HR documentation, records and reports, as requested by the DoP.
  • Assist with background checks for all BEETS interns and volunteers.
  • Assist CG in grant fulfillment, reporting and budget tracking.
  • Establish a social media presence with BEETS in conjunction with the ED.

Required Qualifications

  • At least two years experience teaching youth ages 15-20 and working with diverse populations
  • At least one year experience coaching and mentoring young adults
  • At least one year experience supervising employees, interns, and volunteers
  • Experience in urban agriculture or gardening or food education
  • Experience in program design, organization and facilitation skills in line with youth development best practices
  • Knowledge of restorative justice and environmental and social justice principles
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Strong collaboration, mediation, and team-building skills.
  • Ability to work at approximately two Saturdays per month during BEETS session
  • Strong writing skills and computer proficiency.
  • Pass a background check and a TB test prior to start date

Desired Qualifications

  • At least two years of program or project management experience in youth development, garden based education or social justice programming
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Experience living and/or working in the Western Addition.
  • BA or higher or equivalent experience, in relevant field (environmental studies, science, urban agriculture, sociology, etc.)
  • Possess a valid CA driver’s license
  • First Aid and CPR Certification

Physical Demands

  • Able to navigate multiple sets of steps
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to sit in front of a computer for up to five hours per day, inputting data/answering e-mails, etc.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to navigate local travel
  • Must be able to work outdoors in different and sometimes inclement weather conditions
  • Must be able to teach in a garden setting, which may be dusty or dirty, or have slippery surfaces

Commitment to Diversity

CommunityGrows, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity in our organization because we believe that having a diverse team will make us stronger and more successful in achieving our vision and goals. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs, if any, at the time of application.

Hours and Compensation

This is a full-time position. Full benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 10 holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave.

Approximate start date in July 24, 2017.
Salary: $44,000-$46,000/year Depending on experience

To apply, please send resume and cover letter by July 5th to:
Melissa Tang, Director of Programs Melissa@communitygrows.org

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early applications are highly encouraged.

Garden Educator & Site Manager

Our environmental education program educates students to high academic and social emotional learning standards. We use hands-on science curriculum and exploration to foster knowledge of, and respect for, the environment and inspire a sense of wonder about the natural world. We integrate our school curriculum into grade-level science standards and support the teachers’ classroom curriculum. Our after-school and summer programming is designed in light of out-of-school (OST) time best practices and in consultation with community partners to best meet their learning objectives.

Description

The Garden Educator & Site Manager manages the in-school environmental education program at Rosa Parks Elementary, one of our primary Western Addition sites, and is responsible for teaching and planning 8-10 one-hour garden and/or nutrition education classes a week. The Site Manager will be responsible for managing two on-site gardens and supervising an Assistant Garden Educator, interns and volunteers.

Successful candidates will have a demonstrable track record of working effectively with youth of color in low-income communities, strong classroom management skills, experience in gardening or urban agriculture, and passion for food, social and environmental justice. The best candidate will have a true love for working with young children.

Responsibilities

Program Delivery (35%)

  • Plan lessons and curriculum for gardening classes using the Next Generation Science Standards and OST best practices
  • Teach seven in-school classes at Rosa Parks Elementary School and two to three afterschool garden or cooking classes a week during the school year. Teach six to seven classes a week during the summer
  • Develop, organize and coordinate at least one schoolwide gardening activity per academic year
  • Co-lead field trips to local farms, gardens and other sites during the summer
  • Support CommunityGrows general activities and operations, including providing classroom support to our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) program as needed

Garden Maintenance (25%)

  • Oversee garden maintenance including chicken care and rainwater catchment system
  • Organize & keep track of tools and maintain greenhouse and gardens sheds
  • Create garden maintenance schedules
  • Assist in the maintenance and stewardship of partner gardens

Coordination & Relationship Building (20%)

  • Schedule garden class schedules with teachers for the fall and spring semesters
  • Collaborate with teachers to create dynamic curriculum that suits different age groups
  • Meet with the Rosa Parks Green Team (a subset of the PTA), every other week during the school year to provide program and organizational updates
  • Serve as point of contact to the Green Team, the teachers, principal and parents of the school
  • Represent ComunityGrows and advocate for the Garden Program at outreach events in the community

Supervision (15%)

  • Train and oversee the Rosa Parks Assistant Gardener to ensure maintenance and utilization of lower garden by teachers and students
  • Supervise volunteers, BEETS and interns who assist you in teaching classes and with garden maintenance

Administration (5%)

  • Keep accurate attendance records and evaluations of classes and curriculum taught and share results with teachers
  • Communicate clearly with all CommunityGrows staff on a weekly basis

Required Qualifications

  • At least one year teaching experience, especially with youth ages 5-12 from diverse communities
  • Experience in urban agriculture, gardening and/or food education
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Strong relationship building skills and ability to communicate effectively with teachers
  • Significant experience working in multicultural communities of color.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Good writing skills and computer proficiency.
  • Strong collaboration, mediation, and team-building skills.
  • Familiarity with theories of environmental justice; knowledge of environmental principles and issues.
  • Pass a background check and a TB test prior to start date

Desired Qualifications

  • BA or equivalent experience in early childhood K-5 education, urban agriculture, science, nutrition and health or similar field
  • Knowledge and practice of restorative justice principles
  • Experience creating garden education curriculum
  • Spanish and/or Japanese Bi-lingual
  • Experience living and/or working in the Western Addition.
  • Experience supervising and managing volunteers/interns
  • Possess a valid CA driver’s license
  • First Aid and CPR Certification

Physical Demands

  • Able to navigate multiple sets of steps
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to sit in front of a computer for up to five hours per day, inputting data/answering e-mails, etc.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to navigate local travel
  • Must be able to work outdoors in different and sometimes inclement weather conditions
  • Must be able to teach in a garden setting, which may be dusty or dirty, or have slippery surfaces

Commitment to Diversity

CommunityGrows, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity in our organization because we believe that having a diverse team will make us stronger and more successful in achieving our vision and goals. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs, if any, at the time of application.

Hours and Compensation

This is a full-time position. Full benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 10 holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave.

Start date July 17, 2017.
Salary: $40,000-$42,000/year Depending on experience

To apply, please send resume and cover letter by July 5th to:
Melissa Tang, Director of Programs Melissa@communitygrows.org

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early applications are highly encouraged.

Jun/7/2017 SFMTA Ambassador Services is Hiring (Part-time)

Posted by lgannon • June 7th, 2017

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Jun/6/2017 Restaurant Hiring – Multiple Positions (BOH/FOH)

Posted by lgannon • June 6th, 2017

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Jun/6/2017 Program Assistant IV, McCarthy Center and MA in Urban and Public Affairs Program

Posted by lgannon • June 6th, 2017

Program Assistant IV, McCarthy Center and MA in Urban and Public Affairs Program

Posting Details

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017-1248Staff
Job Title Program Assistant IV, McCarthy Center and MA in Urban and Public Affairs Program
Job Location Main Campus – Hilltop
Salary Type Non Exempt
Minimum Hire-In Rate (for OPE positions only) $45,818
Job Type Full-Time
Union Type OPE, Local 3
Travel No Travel
Work Environment Office
Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for or Social Sciences, and under the direction of Program directors, the Program Assistant IV will provide full-time secretarial support services to two programs in the McCarthy Center. This position will support the Graduate Program in Urban and Public Affairs 50% of the time, and the other 50% of time will support the Engage San Francisco initiative as part of the staff of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good. Also performs various secretarial and administrative support duties for full- and part-time faculty.

About the MA in Urban and Public Affairs: Our program combines graduate seminars in urban studies, politics, sociology, and public policy with hands-on experience in community-based research, policy design, policy analysis, advocacy and implementation. Graduates are uniquely equipped to formulate policy and initiatives for more equitable and vibrant urban areas, inspired through thoughtful engagement with the theory and practice of social justice.

About Engage San Francisco: Located within the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good, Engage San Francisco is an intentional, systematic and transformative university-community initiative that will achieve community-identified outcomes supporting children, youth and families in the Western Addition through student learning, research and teaching consistent with University of San Francisco’s mission and vision 2028.

Job Responsibilities ● Organizes work and sets priorities, and manages Program Office under the general guidance of the Program Director (Engage, SF) and Program Manager, (UPA).
● Helps create warm, welcoming environment and assists faculty, students, staff and other visitors to the office.
● Acts as a resource person/liaison between and among faculty, students, and the University community, as well as members of the public.
● Receives and screens a variety of calls. Takes information, answers inquiries, provides information using knowledge of University, College and Program academic policies and procedures.
● Creates and develops new office work procedures to increase efficiency, maintenance of confidentiality, or work flow using knowledge of operations and creative problem solving techniques; designs new forms, as appropriate, to implement changes.
● Handles confidential, sensitive materials relating to faculty, student and other issues.
● Provides administrative support for professional and scholarly activities of the faculty.
● Hires, trains and supervises student assistant(s).
● Creates or inputs, revises, stores, retrieves, edits and prints a variety of (sometimes confidential) documents, reports, or records using word processing software, Google docs. MS Office, etc.
● Prepares and does minor editing of manuscripts, reports, grant proposals, catalog copy, meeting minutes, class schedules, tests, and course syllabi and manuals, as well as routine Program correspondence.
● Sets up, maintains and revises record-keeping procedures and files as appropriate for the Department/Program, e.g. alumni database, electronic photos for programs.
● Processes payments, invoices, etc. for programs.
● Under direction of directors, edit and lay out content for e-newsletters for programs
● Liaise with Events Management for room reservations and tasks associated with event preparation and implementation.
● Participates in the planning of special events as directed.
● Serves at the front desk of the McCarthy Center when the Center’s Program Assistant is out of the office.
● Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements ● Post high school education preferred
● Four years of increasingly responsible experience in administrative support work or related education, including at least two years in a senior administrative support role.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities ● Must be able to work independently without close supervision and as a member of a team.
● Ability to handle diverse situations and meet demanding deadlines.
● Excellent oral and written communication skills including correct use of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
● Knowledge of standard office procedures and functions.
● Must be able to deal with faculty, students, staff, academic community and the public with maturity, tact, discretion, and courtesy; contribute to professional environment.
● Experience in student services/student advising preferred.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality.
● Ability to word process with speed and accuracy.
● Must be flexible and readily adaptable to change, have good organizational skills and be able to prioritize masses of detail.
● Must have or quickly develop an understanding of academic policy and administrative operations.
● Ability to use desktop publishing software and equipment to design and produce high-quality publications preferred.
● Previous experience in an educational, multicultural setting preferred.
● Must have, or quickly develop, understanding of academic policy and administrative operations as well as credible stature with members of the academic community and public.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Job Open Date 06/01/2017
Job Close Date
Posted until Filled No
About USF The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit www.usfca.edu.
EEO Policy The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
Fair Chance Ordinance Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. For more information visit: http://sfgov.org/olse/fair-chance-ordinance-fco.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about USF employment opportunities?
    • USF website
    • A current USF employee
    • A former USF employee
    • A newspaper, magazine, or higher education periodical
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education website or magazine
    • Monster.com
    • Craig’s List
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Other: Please specify below
  2. If you selected Other above, please specify (Please Limit Description to 150 Characters)(Open Ended Question)
  3. * Are you 18 years or older?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If selected, do you agree to submit to a background check?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * If selected, are you able to provide original documentation showing your authorization to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

 

And please also check out the USF Benefits page (tuition remission!) here: 
More information about Engage San Francisco is here
More information about the MA in Urban and Public Affairs is here

Jun/2/2017 2017-18 Healthy Choices AmeriCorps Position

Posted by lgannon • June 2nd, 2017

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Jun/1/2017 Admiral Security is Hiring!

Posted by lgannon • June 1st, 2017

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Jun/1/2017 Hospitality House is Hiring – Program Manager, Community Arts Program

Posted by lgannon • June 1st, 2017

HOSPITALITY HOUSE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

TITLE: Substitute Studio Assistant – Community Arts Program

REPORTS TO: Program Manager, Community Arts Program

COMPENSATION: $13.00/hour

STATUS: Substitute, non-exempt, non-union position

DEADLINE:Open until filled.

 

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Founded in 1967, Central City Hospitality House is a progressive, community-based organization located in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood that provides opportunities and resources for personal growth and self-determination to homeless people and neighborhood residents. Our mission is to build community strength by advocating policies and rendering services which foster self-sufficiency and cultural enrichment. We use a peer-based approach and encourage participation from our constituents on various levels of decision-making and service-delivery.

Hospitality House has six programs. The Tenderloin Self-Help Center and Sixth Street Self-Help Center are behavioral health-based community centers that provide a range of emergency and support services using a low-threshold, peer-based, self-help model. The Shelter Program is a small men’s dormitory that provides basic emergency shelter as well as one-on-one case management. The Community Arts Program is a unique space where individuals can create, house and sell artwork, offering open studio hours, workshops, a creative writing class, and an opportunity for artists to exhibit and sell their work. The Community Building Program includes a peer volunteer training program, program activities, and the Healing, Organizing & Leadership Development Program which is a peer internship community organizing program for participants impacted by trauma. The Employment Program offers job readiness services, employment and training resources, and job search support through two neighborhood-based employment resources centers. All programs work together to provide a range of support, resources, and opportunities for people to achieve stability and self-sufficiency.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, Substitute Studio Assistants will provide artistic access, peer counseling, and advocacy in the Community Arts Program to support artists and motivate them to create art and to improve their overall physical, emotional, and economic health. Substitute Studio Assistants will staff program activities and assure the safety and comfort of artists in their care, providing respectful, compassionate, culturally-competent, attentive treatment of artists as well as effective outreach and engagement of individuals who may have difficulty participating in program activities. Substitute Studio Assistants will also provide artistic guidance and instruction and assist in the coordination of exhibition and promotion activities for the Community Arts Program. There will be a high level of expectation placed on successful participant engagement and prompt, effective service delivery.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   Two years arts and peer counseling experience, particularly working with diverse constituencies or a BFA degree and related arts experience in a social service environment.
  •   Previous personal experience with poverty, homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance use issues.
  •   Competence in a wide range of artistic media and techniques, including those for painting, drawing, collage, screen printing, ceramics, photography, and/or new media.
  •   Demonstrated ability to actively engage & assess people who are experiencing homelessness, active drug use, mental illness,and other barriers to stability and health utilizing the modalities of harm reduction and self-help. Ability to work compassionately with those who have difficulty engaging with service providers.
  •   Ability and skill to become familiar with all participants who regularly visit the program and to motivate and engage them into art activities and services as they are ready. Ability to develop effective relationships following the principles of harm reduction.
  •   Ability to effectively resolve conflicts among participants and to de-escalate potentially violent situations.
  •   Ability to work professionally and ethically in a team setting, including the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  •   Excellent interpersonal communication and active listening skills.
  •   Excellent documentation and organization skills.
  •   Ability to attend staff meetings and trainings that are not during regular shift hours.
  •   Bilingual English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese or Chinese preferred.
  •   Portfolio of three to five works in a variety of media.RESUME & COVER LETTER TO:

    Hospitality House/Substitute Studio Assistant Search (Community Arts Program)
    290 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, or personnel@hospitalityhouse.org
    Please specify the position for which you are applying. Please NO PHONE CALLS or VISITS.