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Family Advocate - DR Lead

Branch: 
Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
Type: 
Full time
Competency level: 
Leader
Reports to: 
Family Resource Center Director
Salary range: 
$20.00 to $25.00 per hour
Start date: 
Aug 21, 2019

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

This position works within the Bayview YMCA Family Resource Center. The overall goal of the Family Advocate-DR Lead is to engage and connect families to needed resources and services to promote family stability and functioning, self-sufficiency, promote parent/child connections, and overall wellness. Strong and proactive engagement skills are essential in assisting and connecting families in utilizing our services and the community resources to support family stability. This position aims mainly to provide services for our Differential response families. The Family Advocate-DR lead will conduct home visits where needed and engage families in supportive services/case management related activities; in addition, facilitating activities/ groups/ workshops that ensure families are thriving, connected and able to support their children’s life-long success.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Two years of experience working with underserved, high risk and isolated families/ populations providing direct client case management services and community engagement to families.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or other related field.
  • Knowledge of family resources in the San Francisco is required.
  • This position requires someone with outstanding work habits; punctual, consistent, cooperative, and team oriented.

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All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees