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Safe & Sound has a team of passionate people working to create a community that’s safe for every child. If you are interested in working with the best people we know to do the most important work we know of, consider applying for a position with us.


Current Openings

Development Associate

Position Title: Development Associate
Department: Development
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Reports to: Development Manager

OVERALL SUMMARY

This full-time non-exempt position is responsible for supporting the efficient, fast-paced Development team made up of the Chief Development Officer (CDO), Development Manager (DM), Individual Giving Officer (IGO), Communications Officer (CO), and Volunteer & Community Engagement Manager (VCEM), as well as contract grants writers. This includes maintaining and managing the donor database (Raiser’s Edge), communicating with donors and prospects, preparing and mailing annual mail appeals, tracking grant deadlines and action items, generating reports, and other development collateral and events. The Development Associate reports to the Development Manager (DM).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The primary role of the Development Associate is to support the efficient and effective internal day to day functioning of the Development Department. Responsibilities include:

Data Maintenance, Management and Reporting

  • Maintain accurate database tracking of fundraising progress and provide timely data to ensure deadlines and fundraising goals are met.
  • Ensure gifts are acknowledged in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Assist in providing detailed prospect reports in support of donor cultivation and stewardship activities.
  • Enter donor profile notes and activities into Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Help create reports and reconcile finances for the annual audit and self-assessment processes and resolve any issues.
  • Work with team to manage revenue projection and expense budget, as well as pledges and pledge fulfillment
  • Ensure proper donor recognition and provide accurate donor lists for publications.
  • Maintain and update volunteer database as needed.
  • Grant Proposals, Reports and Written Requests
  • Track deadlines and submission of proposals, reports, and other deliverables.
  • Assist in tracking, review, and submission.
  • Assist in drafting funding proposals, letters of intent, and grant compliance reports as needed; assist with developing accurate project budgets.
  • Maintain well organized electronic and hard copy files for foundation, government, individual, and corporate donors.
  • Research and maintain files on prospective foundation and corporate grantors. Make recommendations based on research conducted.

Administrative

  • General office tasks including filing, copying, and compiling documents.
  • Regularly update and produce donor solicitation packets and collateral.
  • Assist with collating, printing, and proofing printed materials; as well as working with volunteers to assemble pieces for annual mail appeals (Summer and End of Year) and other mailings.
  • Assist in writing and editing materials
  • Help maintain social media channels and website.
  • Research projects as directed and assist in outreaching to press, conferences, and partners as needed.
  • Maintain, track, and order inventory of supplies.

Events

Work closely with team to provide support for donor-related events (Annual Blue Ribbon Luncheon, Pinwheel Party, donor house parties, site visits, tours). Activities include:

  • Manage RSVP guest lists (Raiser’s Edge, Google)
  • Communicate with hosts, vendors, and donors
  • Maintain event budgets (both revenue and expenses)
  • Work with the team to proof and produce event collateral.
  • Take a lead role in day-of support with event set-up, volunteer management, and guest registration.

Other

  • Participate in fundraising planning meetings, staff meetings, and events.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Basic understanding of fundraising principles and proven basic fundraising skills specific to supporting individual, foundation, corporate and major donor cultivation.
  • Solid writing and editing skills.
  • Database experience including donor databases such as Raiser’s Edge, Excel spreadsheets, recording and maintaining electronic files, and running reports.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to meet strict deadlines and to carry out complex and technical assignments with careful attention to detail.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs / Drive, and Adobe.
  • Proactive team player with the ability to juggle multiple competing priorities while maintaining a sense of humor.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full time (40 hours per week)
  • Hours depend upon specific need and may change
  • Non-Exempt (i.e. hourly paid)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions: Heavy keyboard work.
Equipment Used: Computer, phone, fax, copier.
Essential Physical Tasks: Light lifting required (including lifting of children up to 50 pounds, and event materials to and from event spaces). Quick movement and ability to be on feet for many hours needed for event facilitation. Keyboarding. Answer phones. Travel within the neighborhood and occasionally to our Bayview site (3450 3rd St).

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and a detailed cover letter to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment[@]safeandsound.org.

Senior Accountant

Position Title: Senior Accountant
Department: Administration
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Reports to: Financial Controller

OVERALL SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant (SA) will be an integral member of a five-person Administration team that includes the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Financial Controller (FC), Human Resources Manager (HR Manager), and Accountant. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing detailed financial accounting and reporting activities, along with providing support for management accounting activities at Safe & Sound, which sustains complex operations with diverse funding streams, including government grants, private grants and contributions, rental income, and program services fees.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting

  • Prepare financial statements and related reports, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow reports, budgets, and variance analysis, in compliance with internal control procedures and other appropriate US GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Support month-end close procedures in an accurate and timely manner, including, but not limited to:
    • Preparing and recording monthly transactions and recurring journal entries;
    • Recording monthly activity from Development’s Raisers’ Edge feeders;
    • Recording monthly activity from property management reports;
    • Preparing balance sheet account roll-forwards and month-end reconciliations;
    • Account for fixed assets and investments in keeping with policies and guidelines.
    • Recording receivables and cash receipts from government contract invoicing.
    • Provide backup to the FC or Accountant for certain core financial accounting processes.
  • Review journal entries prepared by the Accountant.

Funding and Financial Management

  • Support government contract invoicing process, along with assisting in the accounting for private grants, liaising with the Program and Development departments whenever necessary.
  • Support the Admin team in the annual budgeting and planning processes
  • Building Management and Operations
  • Ensure appropriate validity of tenant revenue and expenditure transactions in accordance with sublease and tenant agreement terms.
    Work collaboratively with external property management team to identify and resolve variances and questions.

Compliance, Risk, and Controls

  • Assist with audit preparation (including the financial statement audit, CCSF audit/self-assessment, and other reviews), tax filings (including the Form 990, Form 1099s, etc), and other compliance reporting requirements.
  • May be required to assist with other projects or duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Ability and desire to honor the mission and values of Safe & Sound, to interact successfully and collaboratively at all levels of the organization, and to develop positive relationships in a culturally diverse workplace.
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of and ability to research and apply US GAAP and federal, state, and city regulations.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, SUMIF, SUBTOTAL, Pivot Tables), comfortable with technology, and ability and desire to learn new software.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Humble, positive attitude, and strong work ethic. No task too small, no assignment too menial.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.
  • Sound judgment, integrity, and ethics. Ability and desire to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner. Must be able to tailor appropriate information sharing to relevant audience given complexity of work with multiple stakeholders.
  • Bias for action and comfortable with ambiguity. Ability to act on limited information when necessary while also seeking supervision when in need of further direction. Fast learner; ability and desire to learn new skills and develop new abilities when requirements shift. Seeks out challenges as professional and personal opportunities to grow, takes unexpected setbacks in stride, and finds the resilience to overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams.
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to successfully manage a large volume of work, meet multiple and often competing deadlines, and respond with flexibility to unanticipated requests.

Preferred

  • Accounting system implementation and improvement experience strongly preferred.
  • Internal controls implementation and improvement experience strongly preferred.
  • Nonprofit accounting and/or auditing experience, particularly with diverse funding streams, strongly preferred.
  • Government grant accounting, reporting, and/or auditing experience strongly preferred.
  • Payroll processing and/or auditing experience strongly preferred.
    Ability to have a flexible schedule, as extended working hours may be required during month-end and year-end.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Full time.
Exempt.
Position will be fingerprinted and reference-checked.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions: Standard office environment with occasional travel within Bay Area.
Equipment Used: Computer, phone, fax, copier.
Essential Physical Tasks: Extensive keyboarding, light lifting (lift, push, and pull up to 20 pounds unassisted on a regular basis).

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and a detailed cover letter to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment[@]safeandsound.org.

Senior Program Manager - Data & Evaluation

Department: Centralized Operations Team
Type: Full-Time
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco & 3450 Third Street, San Francisco
Reports to: Associate Director of Operations

 

OVERALL SUMMARY

The Senior Program Manager of Data & Evaluation (SPM-DE) is responsible for the overall management and development of the data & evaluation team. This position reports to the Associate Director of Operations (ADO). This full-time exempt position supervises two Data & Evaluation Managers. The position will be responsible for developing and implementing a work plan for the data and evaluation team to help the organization collect, analyze and apply data in our programs both to increase our capacity and make data-informed decisions. The SPM-DE will provide management teams with recommendations based on the data team’s evaluation of the data collected.

The SPM-DE will provide overall management of both databases including: Efforts To Outcomes (ETO) and the CAC Database.

The SPM of DE will work closely with management staff and the Data and Evaluation Managers. The SPM of DE will maintain excellent communication and relationships with department leaders and their teams, provide education on data analysis; create efficient systems and procedures, but also lead the agency in creating a data-informed culture.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Program Leadership & Supervision

  • Collaborate with Associate Director of Operations to prepare and implement annual budget and annual work plan for the data and evaluation team.
  • Support the implementation of the organization’s Theory of Change and outcome ladders.
  • Plan and conduct analyses of the organization performance data to identify insights that support ongoing learning and improvement.
  • Work in collaboration with both Data & Evaluation Managers to create processes in measuring outcomes related to collective impact for the Community Education and Strategic Partnerships (CESP) Department and program outcomes for the Children and Family Services (CFS) Department.
  • Collaborate with management teams to set program milestones and key performance indicators for CESP and CFS departments.
  • Oversee impact narrative for external communications including donors, government and partners.
  • Foster relationships with other agencies to allow programs to scale program models and support the desire to meet the goals outlined in collaborative partnerships.
  • Evaluate and develop efficient systems to improve operations and data management.
  • Create a data-informed culture across all departments throughout the organization.

Performance Reporting

  • Collaborate with both Data and Evaluation Managers to prepare and monitor periodic reports and data uploads to Safe & Sound’s funders.
  • Create internal reports for staff, supervisors, and directors to monitor program performance.
  • Provide program performance data to development as needed for grant applications and status reports.
  • Support supervisors, staff and partners in identifying key performance indicators, and provide regular reports tailored to specific programmatic needs.
  • Support the development of and facilitation of trainings on database reporting functions to all staff and partners.
  • Liaise with external reporting consultants as necessary to create and maintain advanced reports.

System Development

  • Collaborate with management staff and community partners to explore potential system development projects to maximize utilization and benefit of both data systems.
  • Identify system improvements & manage process changes, as needed.
  • In collaboration with the data team, the SPM-DE will formulate, implement, and enforce proper data collection policies and procedures.
  • Establishes data quality standards and work with staff and partners to ensure standards are met.
  • Develop and implements evaluation methodology related to various programs.
  • Develop and oversee monitoring systems to track success of program implementation.
  • Design research and evaluation efforts to assess the impact of programs and services from across departments.
  • Explore and provide recommendations for innovative technologies to streamline monitoring, evaluation and other operational functions.
  • Build staff capacity through training and technical assistance for accurate data entry, collection and reporting.

System Security

  • Work in collaboration with the database vendors to ensure data is entered appropriately and merging duplicate client records where they exist.
  • Propose and deploy security improvements.
  • Liaison with both database vendors to troubleshoot the data systems.
  • Understand and enforce privacy laws and standards related to data management.
  • May be required to assist with other projects or duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of data management experience.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience managing a small team preferably at a non-profit
  • Demonstrated understanding of HIPPAA security rules.
  • Knowledge of performance management and evaluation techniques.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint (Office 2003 & 2010).
  • Knowledge of SQL and Macros is a plus.
  • Advanced Adobe Acrobat skills is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Data Reporting and analytics competencies (content knowledge)
  • Knowledge of major quantitative and qualitative monitoring methodologies and proven ability to design monitoring instrumentation tools.
  • High level of proficiency in Windows Excel and/or Statistical Software (SPSS, STATA)
  • Advanced skills in data analysis presentation and report writing.
  • Bias for action and comfortable with ambiguity. Ability to act on limited information when necessary while also seeking supervision when in need of further direction.
  • Fast learner; ability and desire to learn new skills and develop new abilities when requirements shift. Seeks out challenges as professional and personal opportunities to grow, takes unexpected setbacks in stride, and finds resilience to overcome obstacles.
  • Ability and desire to honor the mission and values of Safe & Sound, to interact successfully and collaboratively at all levels of the organization, and to develop positive relationships in a culturally diverse workplace.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams.
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to successfully manage a large volume of work, meet multiple and often competing deadlines, and respond with flexibility to unanticipated requests.
  • Requires passing a criminal background check, providing legal evidence of authorization to work in the US as well as references.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full time
  • Exempt

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions:
Standard office with some attendance and assistance at events or off-site meetings.

Equipment Used:
Computer, fax, printer, phone, scanner.

Essential Physical Tasks:
Minimal travel requirements.
Physical Requirements: ability to perform routine office duties involving repetitive work at the keyboard. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.

Bilingual Clinician

Department: Children & Family Services
Type: Full-Time
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 & school sites (TBD)
Reports to: EPSDT Manager & Clinician

 

OVERALL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing mental health services within our partnership with Good Samaritan Family Resource Center and is funded by Safe & Sound’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) Medi-Cal contract. This position requires a flexible work schedule and may require working in the evening or on weekends. Target population will be children in newcomer families and unaccompanied minors recently emigrated to the US.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Client Services (Estimated 25 hours/week.)

Provide school-based mental health and family support services, including assessment, psychotherapy, and/or facilitation of groups or workshops, with reimbursable Medi-Cal/EPSDT services as the priority. These school-based services are located primarily at Mission Education Center, as well as other schools and community locations as needed. In addition to individual psychotherapy with children, providing services to this target population necessarily includes family work and frequent collateral contacts with parents, educators, and other caregivers in multiple settings. In addition to meeting with children during the school day, home visiting and meetings with clients in other community settings will also be expected. Outreach to potential clients and their families will be necessary in order to build and maintain caseload. Caseload is expected range from 10-12 child clients. Respond to client crises as needed.

Administrative (Estimated 15 hours/week.)

  • Comply with all clinical documentation requirements of Medi-Cal/EPSDT contract.
  • Attend monthly Departmental and All Center Staff meetings.
  • Attend weekly clinical team meetings.
  • Attend separate weekly supervision meetings with manager and clinical supervisor.
  • Attend other meetings as requested by EPSDT Manager.

Community Collaborations:

  • Consult and collaborate effectively with CBO staff, educators, school leadership and other educational/community partners.
  • Provide up to four hours per month of clinical consultation to other providers including Good Samaritan partnership as needed.
  • Co-Facilitate monthly consultation group for support group facilitators and Family Advocates from Good Samaritan Family Resource Center.
  • Participate in team meetings with staff within community partnerships.
  • Work alongside partners in community outreach and family engagement.
  • Develop and sustain strong, lasting partnerships with community agencies.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced degree in clinical social work, counseling or psychology required
  • License to practice psychotherapy (LCSW, MFT or Psychologist) in California, or be license-eligible required
  • Fluency in Spanish, with a demonstrated ability to provide clinical services to monolingual Spanish speakers is required
  • Demonstrated experience providing direct client service to target population (including individual psychotherapy and group-based support for children and adolescents; crisis intervention; home visiting; and school-based services) preferred or required.
  • Experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Cultural sensitivity and humility in working with children in newcomer families and unaccompanied minors recently emigrated to the US is required
  • Demonstrated proficiency with providing mental health services under a San Francisco Medi-Cal contract, including proficiency with the AVATAR billing and record-keeping system (or similar electronic health record systems).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment (CANS) (or similar assessment instruments).
  • Familiarity with San Francisco EPSDT policies and procedures including certification, charting, and billing.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with service providers from other disciplines, especially teachers and other education professionals.
  • Knowledge of child development and family dynamics.
  • Familiarity with services available in the community.
  • Ability to work with diverse staff and client populations.
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Prior experience with populations served by Safe & Sound.
  • Should have access to transportation to quickly attend offsite meetings.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in an outcome-focused, comprehensive service delivery model.
  • Warm, positive stance as foundation of clinical work.
  • Thoughtful, flexible, capable of addressing immediate needs and building rapport with clients while concurrently assessing the acuity of a situation for potential crisis intervention.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full-time (40 hours per week).
  • Exempt position.
  • Most work will be during the school day, with some weekend & holiday hours expected as well.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions:
Standard office conditions.

Equipment Used:
Phone, computer, copier, fax.

Essential Physical Tasks:
Weekly travel within San Francisco with occasional travel in the Bay Area.
Should be able to do periodic lifting/pushing/pulling up to 25 pounds unassisted.

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.

Bilingual Clinical Fellow

Department: Children & Family Services
Type: One Year Fellowship
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco
Reports to: Senior Program Manager, Counseling

OVERALL SUMMARY

The Clinical Fellow is a one-year position designed to introduce and further develop an understanding of the effects of trauma on individuals, families, and communities. Our programs are aligned with the 5 Protective Factors comprising; 1) Parental Resilience, 2) Social Connections, 3) Concrete Support in Times of Need, 4) Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development, and 5) Social and Emotional Competence of Children. Specific goals of the counseling department are to reduce risk factors and strengthen protective factors: Parental Resilience and Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development. Clinical fellows will be taught and supported to use a 4 stage model of prevention and recovery: 1) client safety and stabilization, 2) strengthening skills, 3) processing and focus on change, and 4) relapse prevention.

Fellows learn the clinical expertise necessary to effectively diagnose and treat trauma symptoms, particularly complex posttraumatic responses, and addiction/compulsive behaviors. Clinical Fellows will work on a multi-disciplinary team and are responsible for doing intakes, providing therapy, conducting clinical consultations, crisis interventions, and group facilitation. Fellowships are full-time (40 hours/week). Fellows receive an hourly rate as well as medical, dental, and vision benefits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain a clinical caseload of 12-15 clients, including work with adults, children, couples, parent-child dyads, and families (includes on-sight and off-sight appointments, including working in a school based setting and/or home visits).
  • Work with the transgenerational effects of trauma and addiction on the family system through the use of skill based and attachment based therapies.
  • Education and practice techniques may include Family Systems based interventions, Attachment theory techniques, Narrative Therapy, Sensorimotor and body focused treatment, Somatic therapy,
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Tapping, Mindfulness/Mentalization, Traumatic Memory Processing and use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills.
  • Facilitate and co-facilitate groups for parents, children, and staff which may include a Mentalization Workshop, Stress Management Group, Trauma Recovery group, and others as needed.
  • Attend the weekly clinical team meeting and provide feedback and ideas pertaining to the psychotherapy department and clinical trainings.
  • Attend weekly Service Delivery Team meeting(s) and provide updates on treatment practices and goals pertaining to specific family members.
  • Complete Avatar training to be able to support and document work with children with Medi-Cal/EPSDT Early & Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Attend Student Success Team (SST) and Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings as needed to support clients when necessary.
  • Complete 26-hour TALK Line training. Cover one 4-hour shift per week, receive incoming calls and follow 4-6 clients weekly, cover 1 diverted overnight shift per month 11pm-8am.
  • Complete family and individual intakes, as well as conduct crisis management sessions as needed in Parent Drop-In.
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision (1-2 hours)
  • Attend outside trainings to further develop clinical practice
  • Attend and participate in monthly Friday Department meetings and All Center Staff Meetings.
  • May be required to assist with other projects or duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post graduate MSW, MFT, or PhD/PsyD Registered Intern
  • Minimum of 3 years offering direct clinical services (including practicums and internships) to adults, children, and families
  • Experience with assessments and clinical formulation
  • Previous trauma-informed education/training preferred
  • Group facilitation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the effects of child abuse, child development, effective parenting practices, and family dynamics required
  • Proficient in Spanish strongly required
  • Ability to work with diverse staff and client populations
  • Ability to record and maintain time sensitive clinical records
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Exempt
  • Position is eligible for agency-sponsored benefits (health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick, floating holidays)
  • Position will be fingerprinted and reference-checked

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Typical Working Conditions: Standard office
  • Equipment Used: Computer, phone, fax, copier
  • Essential Physical Tasks: Occasional travel within the Bay Area, including to 3450 3rd St
  • Light lifting

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, a detailed cover letter and three professional references to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment[@]safeandsound.org.

Clinical Care Coordinator

Department: Children & Family Services
Type: Full-Time
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 & school sites (TBD)
Reports to: Sr. Program Manager, Care Coordination

 

OVERALL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for leading and coordinating the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team of service providers to build families’ protective factors. It is the key position in our Integrated Family Services model. This includes facilitating regular team meetings; assessing family risks, strengths, and challenges; as well as developing service plans and providing counseling and care management services. This position also staffs Supportive Family Services including drop-in hours and family events as well as administrative support to comply with government contracts and private grants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Integrated Family Services:

  •  Serves as the primary counselor to families enrolled in Integrated Family Services to build families’ protective factors.
  • Holds primary responsibility for: 1. assessing families’ functioning, 2. monitoring progress toward outcomes, and 3. graduating families from Integrated Family
  • Services, using tools defined in the Integrated Family Services model. Collaborates with other Clinical Care Coordinators to triage families eligible for Integrated Family Services and enroll them based on need and other relevant factors.
  • Leads and facilitates a weekly Service Delivery Team meeting composed of staff from all program areas within the Children & Family Services (CFS) Department, using a format common to all Service Delivery Teams.
  • Develops service plans in collaboration with clients and Service Delivery Team, according to Integrated Family Services guidelines.
  • Provides intensive care management (including home visiting) to clients with multiple challenges, including families referred by Child Protective Services.
  • May provide short and long-term counseling for adult and/or child clients, depending on care coordination caseload and supervisor approval.
  • Maintains an on-going care coordination roster of 10-15 clients.

Supportive Family Services

  • Serves as Coordinator of the Day for the Parent Drop-In program one day per week.
  • Provides oversight and coordination of the Parent Drop-In program, including supporting other staff and interns providing drop-in services.
  • Coordinates family support center services including Food Pantry, Emergency Needs
  • Support, information and referrals.
  • Meets with clients not enrolled in Integrated Family Services on a drop-in basis while daytime Parent Drop-In is open, including performing intakes and making referrals.
  • Assists and supports Parent Drop-In program as needed including helping set up and break down.
  • Keeps records of all services provided in compliance with legal, agency, and funding requirements.
  • Participates in outreach activities as well as provider and community meetings to increase referrals and community awareness of the program.
  • Attends all Care Coordination team meetings as well as other staff meetings and trainings as directed by supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 3 years hands-on experience providing direct services to youth (0-12), parent(s) and families is required
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LMFT, or a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or
  • Social Work; or equivalent job related experience required
  • Knowledge of the effects of child abuse, child development, effective parenting practices, and family dynamics required.
  • Knowledge of community resources in San Francisco, cultural competency practices, and current client outcome measurement practices required.
  • Previous experience working with youth and their families that are underserved, marginalized, and high risk with trauma histories strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Spanish and/or Cantonese strongly preferred
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with staff, set clear expectations, and provide both positive and negative feedback in a timely manner.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with clients to complete assessments and develop appropriate service plans that support their protective factors.
  • Ability to use both qualitative and quantitative data to inform service planning and monitor client progress towards achieving outcomes/goals.
  • Ability to work with diverse staff and client populations.
  • Ability to prioritize work effectively in an environment with multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to work tactfully and effectively with representatives of city agencies, community-based organizations, and the community at large.
  • Ability to operate within and lead a complex service delivery structure.
  • Ability to handle crisis situations.
  • Ability to use excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to use computer skills: word processing, using digital recordkeeping systems to collect and track data, and internet search capabilities.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Criminal Justice Clearance required

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Full-time (40 hours per week).
  • Exempt position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions:
Standard office as well as occasionally supervise and care for with children as requested.

Equipment Used:
Computer, phone, fax, copier.

Essential Physical Tasks:
Travel within San Francisco
Occasional light lifting required

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.

Kids' Turn Workshop Leader (contract)

Department: Children & Family Services
Schedule: 6-week sessions, 2-hours per session
Location: Various
Reports to: Kids’ Turn Program Manager

Every year more than a million children suffer the breakdown of their families when their parents separate or divorce. The Kids’ Turn Workshops help children understand and cope with the loss, anger, and fear that often accompany separation or divorce. And, helps parents to support their children during this crisis in their lives, to minimize any harm experienced by the children. The Kids’ Turn Workshops are dedicated to enhancing the lives of these children through improved communication and the knowledge they are not alone.

Requirements

for LEADING A PARENT GROUP:

  • Teaching credential and/or counseling credential and/or MA degree in related
    field (education, social work, psychology etc.).
  • Experience working with parents/families.
  • Experience working with diverse communities preferred.
  • Federal and California fingerprint clearance required.

for LEADING A CHILDREN’S GROUP:

  • Undergraduate degree in related field preferred (education, social work, psychology etc.).
  • Experience working with children/families.
  • Experience working with diverse communities preferred.
  • Federal and California fingerprint clearance required.

Responsibilities

  1. Teach educational curriculum developed by Kids’ Turn to a group of either parents or children in a workshop consisting of six 1.5 hour classes.
  2. Attend a half-hour debriefing following each of the six workshop sessions.
  3. Notify the Workshop Coordinator as soon as possible of the need to make mandatory reports of suspected child abuse. Follow through on reports as directed by the Coordinator.

Availability

Workshops are held on weekday evenings and Saturdays. You would be able to pick up six-week workshop contracts as fits your schedule. Workshops are held in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, and Marin counties.

Compensation

We offer $500 per 6-week workshop session.

This is a contract position. The ability to operate standard office equipment and lift up to 50 pounds, as well as mobility within a community facility, is necessary. Kids’ Turn is an equal opportunity employer providing reasonable accommodation to otherwise-qualified candidates.

Please email your resume and cover letter to: christine.juang[@]safeandsound.org
Call (415) 668-0494 if you have questions.

Kids' Turn Intern (unpaid)

Department: Children & Family Services
Schedule: 10-15 hours per week
Type:
 Full-Time
Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Reports to: Kids’ Turn Program Manager

 

OVERALL SUMMARY

Every year over one million children suffer the breakdown of their families when their parents separate or divorce. As a program offered within Safe & Sound, Kids’ Turn helps children understand and cope with the loss, anger and fear that often accompany separation or divorce. Kids’ Turn awakens parents to the need to support their children during this crisis in their lives, so that at-risk behavior by children is averted. Kids’ Turn is dedicated to enhancing the lives of these children through improved communication and the knowledge they are not alone. This is accomplished through a series of in-person and online workshops for parents and their children hosted in various locations across the Bay Area.

The primary roles of the Kids’ Turn Intern are:

  1. Support internal operations of Kids’ Turn workshops
  2. Manage inventory of Kids’ Turn program supplies
  3. Support data management & analysis efforts of Kids’ Turn workshops

RESPONSIBILITIES

Integrated Family Services:

  • Support internal operations
  • Prepare leader packets and other materials for workshops
  • Organize supplies and leader packets for leader pickup
  • Create and distribute workshop flyers and promotional emails
  • Inventory of supplies
  • Manage workshop inventory and keep inventory spreadsheet up-to-date with incoming and outgoing materials
  • Order materials for upcoming workshops
  • Package materials for workshop bin preparation
  • Data Entry and Management
  • Enter data from workshop evaluations and assessments into database
  • Sort data for analysis by Program Manager
  • Undertake other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current or recently accepted Bachelors or above in Social Work, Non-Profit administration, or similar fields
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups, including staff and organizational leadership
  • Computer skills required:
  • Exceptional competency with Microsoft Office and presentation platforms
  • Familiarity with databases and project management platforms a plus
  • Exceptional competency with Google Drive and Google Apps

ESSENTIAL TRAITS

  • Self-directed
  • Systems thinking
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Solution oriented

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • Part-time, 10-15 hours per week
  • Unpaid internship
  • Time commitment: 6 – 8 months beginning in the fall (Oct/Nov) and ending in the spring (April/May); intern will work in person at our Waller Street location at least 3 hours per day, 3 – 5 days per week, Monday – Friday between 9am and 5pm
  • Requires passing a criminal background check and favorable professional references

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Typical Working Conditions:
This position works in a variety of settings including standard office and community settings

Equipment Used:
Computer, copier, fax

Essential Physical Tasks:
Travel within San Francisco
Be able to push/pull/lift/carry up to 20 pounds unassisted

Safe & Sound is committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter to Frank Landin, Manager of Human Resources at employment@safeandsound.org.