Employment

The San Francisco LGBT Community Center has the following opening(s) at this time:

Trans Employment Program Associate

Employment Services Specialist

 

 

JOB TITLE: Trans Employment Program Associate 

REPORTS TO: Director of Economic Development 
STATUS: Full-Time/ Non-Exempt/ Permanent 
COMPENSATION:  $21.00 Per Hour (Annual Salary is $43,680). Competitive Salary includes paid medical insurance, paid vacation time, personal days, health days, and holidays  
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; flexibility and occasional evening and weekend hours will be required 
 
GENERAL SUMMARY: The TEP Employment Associate is a vital role in supporting the Center’s Trans and LGBTQ Employment programs, though community engagement, outreach, referral navigation, and services. The TEP Associate will work closely with the TEP Specialist to support planning community events, weekly workshops/ groups, community outreach, intakes, and retention. Furthermore, the TEP Associate will support the administrative, reporting, and enrollment activities as needed.  
 
Learn more about the Center’s Trans Employment Program here: www.transemploymentprogram.org and the Center at www.sfcenter.org   
 
The candidate should exemplify our team values that include:  
Demonstrated commitment to racial equity and inclusion 
Commitment to serve the most vulnerable (transgender/gender non-conforming people, people of color, people with disabilities, people who are marginally housed or homeless, unemployed and underemployed people, low-income people, etc.) 
Accountability and transparency 
Compassion and humility  
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Support the coordination and facilitation of job search workshops and life skills classes tailored specifically for transgender community members with multiple barriers to employment. Working collaboratively with the TEP Specialist cover a variety of topics including: resume and cover letter writing; completing employment applications; interviewing techniques; networking; effective workplace communication; pre-job fair tips; and others.  
Conduct intakes, assess client services eligibility, identify immediate needs, assessment, provide referrals to TEP Specialist and local community programs.  
Support program outreach and community engagement with our partners. Including supporting the development outreach materials, referral resource materials, and social media outreach. (Experience with Hootsuite is a plus).  
Support administrative needs including client follow-up support, program intakes, updating client folders, evaluations, client notes, accurately documenting client services, and collecting and entering client data.
Maintain participant case records, program data, and other records updated as needed.  
Support event planning and program outreach efforts including supporting community planning of Trans Day Of Visibility, Trans Day Of Remembrance, and other community events such our #HireTrans campaign and other educational efforts. 
Support community communication – including emails, newsletters, client appointment bookings, and sharing referrals.  
Provide other program support including; attending collaborative meetings, sharing activities of partners, serving as a liaison for all activities related to the TEP program and trans programs in the Bay Area.
Provide other program support including; attending collaborative meetings, monitoring the activities of partners, serving as a liaison for all activities related to the mentoring program and/or collaborative activities shared within the Employment Services programs. 
Develop and maintain community resources. Schedule and conduct outreach with outside agencies to increase referrals and awareness of the Center’s Employment Services programs including the Center’s Trans Employment Program. 
Work with the Economic Development team to develop and implement program goals, plans, and timelines.   
 
Qualifications & Experience
 
1. Sensitivity and commitment to the transgender community and familiarity with the diversity of transgender, lesbian, gay, and bisexual identities are required. Experience working and supporting the advancement of transgender/GNC communities of color strongly preferred. 
2. Spanish bilingual skills highly desired. Fluency in English required.  
3. Detail-oriented, hardworking, self-starter, and able to complete tasks assigned in a timely manner. 
4. Understanding of local SF/Bay Area community resources and willingness to build knowledge of  local and state trans rights and employment needs for the transgender / GNC / TPOC communities. 
5. Fierce commitment to work with a diverse team and collaborate across different work styles, including the ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented organizational structure. 
6. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
7. Proficient in MS Office or similar programs. Social media, web marketing, and online scheduling skills a plus. 
8. Innovative and self-starter approach, including solution-oriented, coaching, and conflict resolution approach. Ability to adapt to changing environment and priorities. 
9. Commitment to the mission of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center.  Experience with and commitment to working in a multicultural environment.
10. Requires flexibility in working some evening and/or weekend hours.
 
THE SF LGBT CENTER 
The mission of the Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies.
 
The Center’s strategies inspire and strengthen our community by:
 
     • Fostering greater opportunities for people to thrive.
     • Organizing for our future.
     • Celebrating our history and culture.
     • Building resources to create a legacy for future generations.
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
The SF LGBT Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or inter-sex are encouraged to apply. The SF LGBT Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment. No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by statute.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
Submit both resume and cover letter expressing your interest, experience, and qualifications to: 
 
The SF LGBT Community Center
1800 Market Street
San Francisco CA 94102
www.sfcenter.org
Email: jobs@sfcenter.org
Or fax to: (415) 865-5501
 
Please include: Trans Employment Services Associate in subject line
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
DEADLINE: Open until filled 
 
 
JOB TITLE: Employment Services Specialist
REPORTS TO: Director of Economic Development 
STATUS: Full-Time/ Non-Exempt/ Permanent 
COMPENSATION: $23.00 Per Hour (Annual Salary is $47,840). Competitive Salary includes paid medical insurance, paid vacation time, personal days, health days, and holidays 
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; flexibility and occasional evenings will be required 
 
GENERAL SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the and Director of Economic Development, the Employment Services Specialist provides job search, case management, and placement assistance to the Center’s Trans Employment Program and LGBTQ Employment Services clients with multiple barriers to employment.The Center’s Employment Services programs offer vocational case management, placement, and referrals services,  as well as retention support to participants and community partners. 
 
Learn more about the SF LGBT Center and all of our programs at www.sfcenter.org.
 
The candidate should exemplify our team values that include: 
  • Demonstrated commitment to racial equity and inclusion
  • Commitment to serve the most vulnerable (transgender/gender non-conforming people, people of color, people with disabilities, people who are marginally housed or homeless, unemployed and underemployed people, low-income people, etc.)
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Compassion and humility 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the general direction of the Director of Economic Development, this position:
  • Supports all aspects of the Center's Employment Services, including delivering on grant outcomes, implementing day-to-day workforce development activities, outreach, implementation of program activities, evaluation and program administration.
  • Provides individual services to program participants, including intakes and assessment, client services eligibility, identify immediate needs in order to provide employment services to LGBTQ participants, and link them to the appropriate services.
  • Assists clients in identifying appropriate short and long-term employment objectives, map out strategies for reaching employment objectives, provides corresponding job development, and support the client throughout the job search.
  • Provides vocational counseling, including case management, coaching on job search and career development. Assists in the development of an Employment Action Plan by determining clients' educational and professional qualifications and transferable skills and makes appropriate job referrals and assists with job matching and placement.
  • Helps clients navigate The Center and collaborative services to pursue their employment goals through job search workshops, life skill classes, and resource referrals. Provides referrals for participant support services as necessary, including: counseling, legal, crisis intervention, housing, transportation, and medical.
  • Coordinates and facilitate job search workshops and life skills classes tailored specifically for Trans/GNC/LGBTQ community members with multiple barriers to employment on a variety of topics including: resume and cover letter writing, completing employment applications, interviewing techniques, networking, effective workplace communication, pre-job fair tips, and more.
  • Coordinates and conducts individual and group instruction through demonstration, lecture, guest speakers, cooperative learning activities, and other modalities of teaching, which address learning style differences and potential learning disabilities.
  • Maintains client files, ensures confidentiality for program participants and follows-up on a consistent and recurring basis.
  • Supports career fairs and other employment services events, including all employer engagement, event planning and development.
  • Builds partnerships with other Center staff and collaborative agencies.
  • Represents the agency in various workforce and economic development meetings and events.
  • Supports all administrative functions of the Employment Services Program, including monthly, quarterly and annual reports with program statistics and written narratives.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Economic Development team. Support Economic Development program activities, and general Center functions as appropriate.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • Cultural humility and demonstrated commitment to the transgender community and familiarity with the diversity of transgender, lesbian, gay, and bisexual identities and experiences are required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in workforce development or employment services, community development, case management, volunteer management or job development to adults from various professional backgrounds with barriers to employment, is required. Spanish bilingual skills highly desired. Fluency in English is required. 
  • Detail-oriented, hardworking, and able to complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Excellent presentation skills, including networking and public speaking or group facilitation.
  • Understanding of local resources, local and state employment laws, and employment resources for the transgender communities.
  • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills, ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented organizational structure. Experience working collaboratively with multiple agencies desired.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Computer proficient in MS Office or similar programs, understanding of concept of relational database, competent in using Internet and excellent research abilities.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial approach, including solution oriented approaches to complex issues. Ability to adapt to changing environment and priorities.
  • Commitment to the mission of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center.  Experience and commitment to working in a multicultural environment.
  • Must be able to work in a culturally diverse and fast paced environment.
  • Requires flexibility in working some evenings and/or weekend hours.
 
THE SF LGBT CENTER 
The mission of the Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies.  The Center’s strategies inspire and strengthen our community by:
  • Fostering greater opportunities for people to thrive.
  • Organizing for our future.
  • Celebrating our history and culture.
  • Building resources to create a legacy for future generations.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
The SF LGBT Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or inter-sex are encouraged to apply. The SF LGBT Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment. No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by statute.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
Submit both resume and cover letter expressing your interest, experience, and qualifications to: 
The SF LGBT Community Center
1800 Market Street
San Francisco CA 94102
www.sfcenter.org
Email: jobs@sfcenter.org Or fax to: (415) 865-5501
 
Please include: Economic Development Associate in subject line. 
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
DEADLINE: Open until filled