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BIP Facilitator

 

GLIDE's Men In Progress program is looking for a regular, part-time (20 hrs/week) Batterers' Intervention Program Facilitator. The Men In Progress group Facilitator is responsible for facilitating and supporting Stage 1 and Stage 2 batterers’ intervention groups for men using the ManAlive curriculum. The Facilitator also supports other general operations, such as assisting new participants with intake, outreach, and information and referral. This person supports men to examine the social conditioning of violence, including the gender-based theory; the emotional, economic, and criminal justice consequences of violence in their lives, relationships, families, and communities; and the opportunities to shift patterns of violence, harm, and life chaos through self-awareness, empathy, and behavioral changes. This person will work collaboratively with the Program Manager, staff and external consultants to implement and evaluate services for men. This person will also work closely with GLIDE’s emergency and case management services to refer men to additional resources appropriately.

 

The Facilitator maintains a collaborative and harmonious team environment in Men In Progress, and promotes an atmosphere of truth-telling, unconditional acceptance, dignity, and recovery for everyone at GLIDE. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma and 5+ years’ experience providing direct social services to homeless and/or very low-income men who have experienced poverty, mental health challenges, addiction, homelessness, interpersonal and community violence, and/or incarceration or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Excellent group facilitation skills;

  • Crisis management skills to work with a high-need, at-risk population.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must have Batterers’ Intervention Program Facilitator Certification; 

  • Must have/willing to obtain a CA Domestic Violence Counselor Certification; 

  • Drug and Alcohol Counselor Certification preferred, but not required.

 

COMMUNICATION/COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Exceptionally strong communication skills, including the ability to gain confidence and obtain personal and confidential data across ethnic and cultural lines;

  • Demonstrates active listening by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times;

  • The ability and willingness to present concise and engaging presentations;

  • Proficiency in spelling, grammar and writing;

  • Proficient in the use of a computer, specifically MS Office Suite and Internet research;

  • Basic data entry skills helpful.

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Case Manager (Family Resource Center)

 

GLIDE's Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth and Childcare Center (FYCC) is looking for a regular, full-time (40 hours) Case Manager for FYCC's Family Resource Center.

 

FYCC is a safe and welcoming environment for children and families that provides a holistic set of resources to help people realize their potential at home, in school, and as leaders in their community. The variety of programs, activities and services provide opportunities for families to build a community, develop leadership skills, and learn with each other. As the Tenderloin’s Family Resource Center (FRC), family services are aimed at helping parents manage and recover from challenges, gain knowledge about parenting and child development, and develop the skills and knowledge to support their children’s learning, development and social and emotional competence. 

 

The FRC Case Manager acts as a liaison, advocate, and resource out in the community and in the home to provide intensive case management, family advocacy, and crisis intervention for families in the Tenderloin. Collaborating with Protective Service Workers, other GLIDE program staff, and community organizations, the Support Counselor also offers family engagement, prevention, and early intervention services for the Differential Response program. Together, this essential role provides assessment of the family system and individual children, development of collaborative service plans, referrals to GLIDE programs and other services, and monitoring of progress towards the family’s goals. 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in related behavioral health or human service-related field; OR Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or other health and human services with 2+ years of sufficient relevant work and/or life experience;
  • Experience working with children, youth and families; 
  • Experience working in a community based social service agency with people in relationship with homelessness and poverty and the problems that often come alongside these experiences;
  • Possess an understanding of the client’s community and a basic understanding of bio-psycho-social-spiritual and economic issues that might impact families/clients;
  • Experience developing and leading workshops and activities for families/adults; and
  • General knowledge of current local, state and national resources, services, and benefits programs, including services and programs for families with minor children.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Clinical supervision available for those registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

  • Spanish language skills required; 
  • Read documents written in Standard  English and Spanish text;
  • Write grammatically correct correspondence and reports including comprehensive assessments, service plans, and progress notes; and 
  • Speak on individual basis and presentations using appropriate vocabulary and grammar in Standard English and Spanish.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Proficiency and accuracy in math required for reporting data collected, eligibility screening and application assistance for entitled benefits, emergency rental assistance and housing programs.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, and Outlook); and 
  • Prefer general knowledge and experience with database software (e.g., Social Solutions). 

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Case Manager II

 

GLIDE's Women's Center is looking for a regular, full-time (40 hrs/week) Case Manager II. The Case Manager II provides case management and violence intervention to clients accessing GLIDE’s Women’s Center drop-in groups as well as other GLIDE services. This person is responsible for providing direct services, and support and advocacy aimed at promoting overall wellness and quality of life with a focus on creating long-term behavioral change. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • MA degree in Social Work or related field and 2+ years’ case management experience or BA degree in Social Work/Psychology or related field and a minimum of 4 years’ case management experience working with socially and/or economically marginalized, multiply-diagnosed populations; 

  • Knowledge of violence prevention and intervention techniques. Experience providing direct social services to homeless and/or very low-income clients who are dual diagnosed and/or have experienced domestic violence, and/or have been incarcerated;

  • Knowledge of community resources for providing assistance to clients;

  • Demonstrated understanding of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and African American populations. Demonstratedunderstanding of the psycho-social and economic issues that may impact clients.

 

COMMUNICATION/COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Exceptionally strong communication skills;

  • Proficiency in spelling, grammar and writing needed to draft detailed instructions, case care plans, and other required documentation;

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, experience with databases helpful. 

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Client Advocate

 

The Walk-In Center is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Client Advocate. The Walk-In Center’s (WIC) Client Advocate collaborates with GLIDE staff, community partners and service providers to provide a comprehensive system of support, resources and services to clients. This person timely and accurately enters client data into customized databases to secure emergency shelter reservations with the goals of getting the client off the street, gathering accurate data for evaluation and internal and external reporting, and tracking measurable outcomes. The Client Advocate also assess clients’ immediate needs, refers clients to appropriate resources, advocates for clients when they cannot advocate for themselves, and responds to any client emergencies. This person maintains a cooperative, harmonious team environment in the WIC and promotes an atmosphere of dignity and respect for all. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma/GED and experience working with homeless, low income, substance users, survivors of domestic violence, and/or those with mental health concerns, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job;

  • Knowledge of methods of needs assessment, service linkage and follow-through; 

  • Possesses an understanding of the client’s community, and a basic understanding of psycho-social and economic issues that might impact clients:  homelessness, substance use, mental health disorders, domestic violence, unemployment and underemployment;

  • Demonstrates a commitment to advocacy for the homeless. Knowledge of Bay Area resources for the homeless.

 

COMMUNICATION/COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Exceptional verbal communication skills: Demonstrates the ability to listen, to speak respectfully and appropriately (given the other person’s language skills or emotional state). Uses language that deescalates others who may have difficulty managing their own behavior; 

  • Very good written communication skills:  grammar, spelling and proofreading. 

  • Competent in the use of a computer, specifically MS Office; 

  • Familiarity with customized databases helpful. C.H.A.N.G.E.S. database experience highly desired, but not required.  

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Lead Teacher (childcare)

 

The Lead Teacher of the Preschool Program takes care of, and teaches children typically between the ages of 3 and 5. This person provides structure and educational play for kids to get them ready for kindergarten and teaches them to play and interact with kids their own age. FYCC’s Lead Teachers lead, support and assist teaching staff, and ensure the health and safety of children, and promote their development by providing high-quality, age, developmental, and culturally appropriate curriculum and activities. This person is responsible for complying with, and ensuring compliance with CA Community Care Licensing and Department of Social Services requirements. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, assign, and direct staff’s work. Provide ongoing feedback and assist with goals’ work and annual performance reviews;

  • Coach and mentor staff. Provide constructive criticism and helpful solutions to staff without alienating or discouraging them;

  • Facilitate and support resources for staff and other caregivers. Assist with training and ensure standards and practices are adhered to at all times;

  • Work with staff to address complaints and resolve problems in accordance with GLIDE’s policies and procedures, and in collaboration with the Site Supervisor and HR. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Must pass Department of Justice fingerprint screening;

  • BA degree in Early Child Education or related field and a minimum of 17 ECE units consisting of 12 core courses units, two supervising adults’ units and three Infant/Toddler Care units;

  • Experience supervising a toddler/preschool classroom and teaching targeted age group. Competent supervisory skills of children and adults;

  • Solid curriculum development experience needed. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Teacher’s permit or higher level of certification from CA Dept. of Education required with continued eligibility for renewal and/or upgrade of permit to remain qualified for position;

  • Must have/complete CPR and First Aid training. 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

  • Proficiency in a second language desired;

  • Good writing and speaking skills needed to record and deliver children’s progress to parents and other teachers;

  • Communicates and relates to children in age, developmental, and culturally appropriate terms.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Computer proficiency with MS Office suite 

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Maintenance Assistant (regular part-time, 20 hrs/week)

 

GLIDE's Facilities Department is looking for a candidate who:

  • Has any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities;

  • Is technically competent and can perform maintenance/facilities duties and operate relted equipment;

  • Has knowledge of: operations, services and activities of building maintenance and repair; materials, methods, equipment and tools used in the maintenance, repair and construction of building structures and systems, including those used in performing rough and finished carpentry, plumbing, heating, electrical, mechanical and painting work.

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PE Lead Teacher (part-time, 20 hrs/week)

 

GLIDE's Family, Youth and Childcare Center is looking for a part-time (20 hours/week) Physical Education Lead Teacher. Qualified candidates will be compassionate early childhood educators who love working with children and youth. The Physical Education (PE) Lead Teacher is responsible for ensuring the effective daily implementation of physical education, organized sports and recreation for an Afterschool Program. This person will source or develop, plan, and lead program participants in a child-centered, well thought-out, physical education and health and nutrition focused curriculum. The PE Lead Teacher works a part time (20 hours) flexible schedule and must be able to work evenings and weekends when necessary. 

 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Single subject teaching credential in Physical Education desired, or 3+ years’ experience teaching/working with large groups of children (15-40) and strong group (children) management skills;

  • Dept. of Justice Fingerprint screening;

  • Proof of immunization for pertussis, measles, TB, and influenza;

  • Supervisory experience;

  • Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record;

  • Solid curriculum development experience helpful. 

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Program Coordinator (LEAD) 

 

GLIDE's HIV/Hep C & Harm Reduction Programs Department is looking for a regular, part time (20 hours) Program Coordinator (LEAD). The LEAD Coordinator oversees the GLIDE LEAD Team which provides Outreach and Case Management services to individuals with a history of substance use and low-level trafficking offenses by diverting them from the justice system and into Glide’s harm-reduction based social services with the goal of reducing their recidivism rate.  The Coordinator oversees the counseling and case management services to individuals with a history of substance use and/or mental illness, within a Harm Reduction philosophy, and utilizes Motivational Interviewing, among other interventions, to help clients making changes to their use and creating a client-centered, realistic and meaningful Individual Intervention Plan (IIP) that outlines the goals for change. This position works under both the supervision of Harm Reduction Program Manager and the Clinical Supervision of a licensed mental health professional. The coordinator is also the Glide Representative with LEAD Community Partners, including the LEAD Intake Clinician and SFPD. This position will involve supervising and reporting on outreach and case management services for low level drug offenders in the Tenderloin. This position will involve working with the Key Stakeholder Policy Committee. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Two LEAD Case Managers and two LEAD Outreach Workers. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • MA degree in Social Work or related field and 2+ years project management experience or BA degree in Social Work/Psychology or related field and a minimum of 4 years’ case management experience working with socially and/or economically marginalized people involved in criminal justice system with substance use issues and other health challenges;

  • Experience implementing a complex collaborative project with many government and community partners;

  • Knowledge and experience with harm reduction program practices and intervention techniques. Experience providing direct social services to homeless and/or very low-income clients who are dual diagnosed and/or have experienced involvement in the criminal justice system and/or have been incarcerated;

  • Knowledge of community resources for providing assistance to clients;Demonstrated understanding of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and African American populations.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the psycho-social and economic issues that may impact clients.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

  • Exceptionally strong communication skills;

  • Proficiency in spelling, grammar and writing needed to draft detailed instructions, case care plans, and other required documentation.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Basic mathematical skills 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, experience with databases helpful 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Current California Driving License

 

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Triage Specialist

 

GLIDE's Walk-In Center is looking for a full-time (40 hours) Triage Speicialist. The Triage Specialist is responsible for the daily operation of GLIDE’s front desk and lobby area, ensuring that all guests are greeted, treated with dignity, and guided to the appropriate program, service, or staff person.  As the public face of GLIDE the Triage Specialist must have some background in customer service, de-escalation, and crowd control.  A working knowledge of the network of services available to low-income and homeless individuals and families in the Tenderloin would also be an asset in this position.  As part of the Walk-In Center team, the Triage Specialist will also be cross-trained in the city’s shelter bed reservation system, rental assistance application process, and in the operation of GLIDE Goods, a free pop-up “general store” that offers extremely low-income individuals and families essential hygiene and first aid supplies.  The Triage Specialist works closely with a cross-section of GLIDE’s departments, including the Community Safety, Fund Development, and Community Engagement and Volunteer teams to help direct volunteers to shifts, appropriately manage donations, and maintain a safe and peaceful lobby environment at all times.    

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED);
  • Experience in customer service, clerical/administrative activities;
  • Experience working in a community based social service agency with a diverse population that includes homeless, low-income, LGBTQ, gender non-conforming, and a broad range of ethnicities.   

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

  • Exceptionally strong communication skills. Works with various cultural and ethnic groups in a diplomatic and effective manner. Has the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with diverse groups and individuals;
  • Second language is an asset (Cantonese or Spanish preferred, but not required). 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Strong grasp of basic mathematical functions. Ability to perform simple invoicing. 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Strong keyboard skills and ability to enter data with speed and high degree of accuracy;
  • Skilled in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint). Familiarity with databases helpful 

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Why Work at GLIDE?

GLIDE's mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. For 50 years, GLIDE has been breaking down barriers, giving a voice to those who have been silenced and offering a place for all to come home. Our Core Values emerge from GLIDE as a spiritual movement. They are rooted in empowerment, recovery and personal transformation. Our values inspire and guide our behaviors. Our methodology is radically simple:  love, acceptance, and compassion, which we apply through programs in Wellness, Growth, Spirit, and Leadership. The strength and vision of our staff empowers us and the community to continue to provide help and unconditional love to those most in need.

 

 

GLIDE is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, disability, or sexual orientation. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

 

To Apply

Submit a GLIDE Application to recruitment@glide.org, or forward your resume to recruitment@glide.org, or fax 415-276-5748, or mail Attn: Human Resources, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.

 

Also, help us get to know you by including a note about yourself, along with any additional information that might be relevant. Thank you.

 

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