Jul/18/2017 Admiral Security Employer Pre-Screening – 1pm

Posted by lgannon • July 18th, 2017

To learn more about our events and services, please contact the Career Center at:  
 
1449 Webster St. San Francisco.
Orientations are held MondayTuesdayWednesday and Thursday at 10:00am.

Jul/12/2017 Scoobez.com Hiring for Delivery Driver

Posted by lgannon • July 12th, 2017

To learn more about our events and services, please contact the Career Center at:  
 
1449 Webster St. San Francisco.
Orientations are held MondayTuesdayWednesdayand Thursday at 10:00am.

Jul/8/2017 Macys is Hiring!

Posted by lgannon • July 8th, 2017

Jun/30/2017 Attend A CLAS Act

Posted by lgannon • June 30th, 2017

 

A CLAS Act
A Training Exploring What We Can do as Behavioral Health 
Practitioners to Build Health Equity
This training will provide an overview of the concepts and principles of the Enhanced National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards and enable participants to meaningfully incorporate these critical components into their work.
With a specific focus on African American adults, and Transitional-Age Youth (TAY), this training will help participants address some of the common misconceptions about culture, and take a close look at how personal and organizational culture can drive our interactions with beneficiaries, and impact their treatment outcomes.
Participants in this training will gain an understanding of the National CLAS Standards, and learn research-based approaches to building personal and organizational cultural competency.
At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:   
  • Establish a working definition of culture, its role and purpose
  • Assess salient cultural impacts in your work
  • Recognize appropriate and inappropriate responses to common scenarios facing those in the field of behavioral health
  • Apply CLAS  guidelines and concepts when having difficult conversations about race, culture, and equity
  • Utilize the Enhanced National CLAS Standards to assess current practices and plan for the future
Friday – June 30, 2017       9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
125 – 12th Street, Suite 400, Oakland, CA  94607
Register Now!
This COST-FREE training is presented by ONTRACK Program Resources with funding from the California Department of Health Care Services.  It meets the qualifications for 5-hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs and/or LCSWs, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider Approval Number PCE 307; the California Board of Registered Nurses, BRN Provider Number 12040; and the California Foundation for Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP), Provider Number 4C-04- 604-0618.

Jun/30/2017 SF Environment Now is Hiring! – Apply by June 30, 2017

Posted by lgannon • June 30th, 2017

Environmental Outreach Aide

Do you enjoy talking with people?  Are you passionate about making a positive difference in your community?  If so, we invite you to take advantage of an opportunity to use your skills to build a better future for San Francisco residents. The San Francisco Department of Environment is a great place to work and offers an attractive benefits package, including healthcare and retirement options.

Department Background:
The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and to promote San Francisco’s long-term environmental sustainability. SF Environment includes: Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air Transportation, Climate Change, Energy, Green Building, Urban Forest and Public Information Programs.

Position Description:
The Environment Now Public Service Aide will function as a part of the Outreach and Communications team aimed at promoting the Department’s policies and initiatives to businesses and residents of San Francisco. Under minimum supervision, the Environmental Outreach Aide will assist the Environment Now Coordinators in developing and delivering educational outreach projects related to: zero waste, toxics reduction, clean transportation, energy efficiency and environmental justice.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct outreach to residents, businesses and schools regarding the city’s environmental policies and programs, including: door-to-door canvassing, phone calling, event tabling, presenting, and surveying
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops with businesses, neighborhood associations, parent-teacher organizations, and community groups
  • Conduct on-site zero waste assessments and facilitate employee and resident trainings at businesses and apartments
  • Provide technical assistance to businesses regarding sustainability practices
  • Respond to public inquiries
  • Research, collect, and compile data
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and documents
  • Assist in coordinating and scheduling outreach activities
  • Participate in eco-literacy and project-related trainings
  • Perform administrative support and other duties/tasks as required
  • Follow the City departmental procedures

Read the full job description and apply >

 

 

 

 

Jun/29/2017 Walgreens is Hiring a Beauty Consultant!

Posted by lgannon • June 29th, 2017

To learn more about our events and services, please contact the Career Center at:  
 
1449 Webster St. San Francisco.
Orientations are held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00am.

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

Posted by lgannon • June 22nd, 2017

To learn more about our events and services, please contact the Career Center at:  
 
1449 Webster St. San Francisco.
Orientations are held Monday, TuesdayWednesdayand Thursday at 10:00am.

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

To learn more about our events and services, please contact the Career Center at:  
 
1449 Webster St. San Francisco.
Orientations are held MondayTuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00am.

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.