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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.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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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Director of Institutional Giving


The Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for ensuring institutional funders (corporate and foundation) are inspired by GLIDE’s mission and vision and are actively engaged in funding the advancement of GLIDE’s goals. This person strengthens the Institutional Giving Program by cultivating current funders, diversifying giving prospects, creating strategic and targeted proposals and letters of inquiry to support programmatic and unrestricted funding, and is responsible for raising the annual budgeted revenue for the Program.


The individual who will thrive in this position is a creative, driven, advancement professional, who truly values GLIDE’s mission and values. This person develops a strong understanding of GLIDE, its mission and values, actively participates in the ethos and culture of GLIDE, and maintains collaborative working relationships with Fund Development colleagues as well as with Program staff.



  • Experience in corporate cultivation and solicitation, preferably in social services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Outstanding stewardship and relationship management skills with meticulous follow-through. Experience developing cultivation and solicitation strategies;

  • Has record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the six-figure range. Successful experience in making cold calls. A proven track record of maintaining effective relationships with foundation officers and corporate partners and determining the optimal scenario for successful gift solicitation. Proven success in securing corporate gifts and in aligning nonprofit and corporate interests for gifts and sponsorships;

  • Exceptional communication skills. Has the ability to reduce large amounts of information to concise points and effectively communicate the organization’s mission, goals and objectives. Excels at articulating agency goals, outcomes, objectives, and evaluation strategies to funders;

  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills;

  • Proven writing and editing skills marked by clear and compelling communication of key points. Has proven success in writing requests for funding.  

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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.



  • 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. 


  • 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. 


  • 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. 


  • 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 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. 


  • 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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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.    



  • 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.  



  • 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).



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



  • 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, or, forward your resume to:, 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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