Come help us chart a new path for what it means to age in community in San Francisco. Join our efforts to ensure older adults and people with disabilities can age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We welcome you to read more about the following open positions and apply to join our team.
- Director of Neighborhood Networks, Full Time Salaried
- Transportation Ambassador, Part Time Hourly
- Technology Courier & Basic Digital Skills Tutor, Part Time Hourly
Community Living Campaign is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the neighborhoods in which we work. Older adults, people with disabilities, Black and other people of color, LGBTQ+, and other candidates who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com.
Director of Neighborhood Networks
Since 2007, the Community Living Campaign (CLC) has been charting a new path for what it means to age in community in San Francisco. CLC’s mission is to ensure older adults and adults with disabilities can age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. To accomplish this mission, CLC promotes neighborhood-based Community Networks to bring people and services together. CLC also leads citywide initiatives to promote digital access and employment opportunities, and advocates on selected age- and disability-related issues that are too big for any individual, organization, or neighborhoods to solve alone.
CLC is participant-focused and driven, able to shift quickly to meet evolving needs on both a neighborhood and larger systemic level. We bring a positive, kind, and can-do spirit to strengthening our communities through the power of older adults and people with disabilities.
The Director of Neighborhood Networks works with neighborhood leaders throughout San Francisco to build community and increase opportunities for engagement and connection among older adults and people with disabilities. The Director leads a team of committed neighborhood-based staff to implement and grow Community Connector and other neighborhood network models that are centered on recognizing and promoting the skills and talents of older adults and people with disabilities. As a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Neighborhood Networks will help set the vision and strategy for Community Living Campaign
The Director of Neighborhood Networks will be self-motivated, creative, outgoing, and able to move with patience and clarity from strategy to actual implementation as part of a dynamic team. They will enjoy creating an environment that makes room for staff and neighborhood leaders to generate new ideas and approaches, while still ensuring we meet our commitments to our funders. Fluency in languages in addition to English is a plus.
All CLC Team members must be willing to wear multiple hats and thrive in a culture that places a high priority on collaboration and team support. CLC is a values-driven organization, and team members share a passion for recognizing and promoting the skills and talents of older adults and people with disabilities.
- Coordinate and support Community Connector and other neighborhood network models in neighborhoods throughout San Francisco.
- Manage and mentor a staff of locally based neighborhood leaders, supporting them as they develop Connector networks that fit the needs of their neighborhoods and Community Living Campaign’s values and mission.
- Help Program Managers develop and maintain a calendar of in-person and virtual gatherings (depending on needs and pandemic precautions) where neighbors can build friendships and stay engaged. Activities including a range of educational, physical, creative, and social activities.
- Work with Executive Team and Connectors to further develop a training guide/playbook for new Community Connectors and neighborhood leaders in San Francisco and beyond.
- Develop a return to in-person activities policy and arrangements that meet City & County of San Francisco public health codes as well as needs and preferences of neighborhood locations, staff, and program participants.
Communications and Relationships
- Lead regular meetings with Connector staff, including regular trainings
- Ensure each network organizes regular meetings with neighborhood advisors
- Work with Connector staff and Operations staff to maintain contact lists by neighborhood.
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with locations for neighborhood-based activities
- Establish and maintain relationships with key groups, including other nonprofits, neighborhood associations, Supervisors’ offices, Mayors’ Office of Neighborhood Services,
- Neighborhood Empowerment Network, Dept. Disability and Aging Services, branch libraries, etc.
- Continue outreach to neighbors through email, flyers, site bulletin board, faith communities, Rec Center, newsletters, social media (NextDoor, Meetup, Facebook), neighborhood organizations, library, etc.
Contract Reporting and Financial Management
- Work with the Operations Team and Connector staff to keep participant information and service summaries up to date. Meet current contract and funding requirements, as well as helping define, implement, and measure new initiatives.
- Manage overall program budget and work with Connector staff to identify and prioritize spending needs.
- Support and encourage Connector staff in identifying and applying for local grants
- Bring a minimum of ten years of relevant program and people management experience. Experience in non-profits and/or philanthropy is a plus, but not required.
- Enjoy creating open, welcoming environments for both participants and staff. Demonstrate experience in identifying talents and encouraging new ideas and approaches.
- Have a background in building, managing, supporting, and celebrating both direct and indirect reporting teams, including volunteers.
- Have significant experience in building and growing partnerships with neighborhood organizations and groups.
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
- Be proficient in MS Excel and Word. Have a working knowledge of collaborative tools such as Dropbox and G Suite.
- Demonstrate enthusiasm about working with older adults and adults with disabilities from diverse communities.
- Have experience working with diverse staff, participants and volunteers in terms of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, languages, disability, and age.
- Bring emotional intelligence and systemic thinking to promote organization’s goals and objectives and promote continuous improvement.
- Thrive in a dynamic environment and meet challenges with a sense of humor.
The Director of Neighborhood Networks will need to be able to work in San Francisco, where CLC is based. During the pandemic and shelter in place orders, most staff – including this role – work primarily from home. Once our office re-opens, the Director of Neighborhoods may work partly from home and partly with the rest of the Executive Team in the office. Both during the pandemic and beyond, the Director of Neighborhood Networks will share the responsibility of bringing supplies and program materials to staff located in various neighborhoods throughout San Francisco. Access to a car is a plus.
This is a full time, salaried position. Salary is commensurate with experience and within the salary scale for the organization. Benefits include paid leave, health and dental insurance, an annual contribution to retirement, and a flexible spending account option for out of pocket medical, dependent care, and commuting costs.
Community Living Campaign is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the neighborhoods in which we work. Older adults, people with disabilities, Black and other people of color, LGBTQ+, and other candidates who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. To be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and appropriate fit for this new role. Applicants should submit materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transportation Ambassador (10 hrs/week, ReServist)
Community Living Campaign, a non-profit organization that serves the needs of seniors and people with disabilities, is looking for a Transportation Ambassador. As a part of the CLC team, you will be involved in creating meaningful connections and supporting the local community by facilitating access to food, healthcare, safe outdoor activities through transportation access.
This position will be part of the SF ReServe program, which helps adults 60+ and 18+ living with a disability find meaningful part-time employment in their communities. This will be a remote position until further notice.
Part Time: 10 hrs./week; $20.00/ hr.
The Transportation Ambassador will help older adults and people with disabilities living in the southern part of San Francisco access free and low-cost transportation options. The work will be conducted remotely (via phone, email, and video conferencing) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Training will be provided to bring the hired individual up to speed on current transportation options and eligibility.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Through telephone conversations, help older adults and people with disabilities living in San Francisco navigate the many transportation service options available, such as Paratransit, the Essential Trip Card program, Lyft vouchers, and other services
- Work with residents to complete applications for transportation services and benefits that require enrollment (SF Paratransit programs, Senior Clipper Card or RTC card, Free Muni, etc.)
- Keep record of transportation challenges faced by residents
- Complete other basic data collection and record keeping
- Work with Transportation Outreach Coordinator and Data Entry team members to assure assistance is provided in a timely manner and as seamlessly as possible for residents
Skills and Qualifications
- Comfortable with remote communication, especially interacting via phone
- Interest in learning about current transportation options for older adults and individuals with disabilities in San Francisco (Individual will receive in-depth training)
- Experience working with older adults and adults with disabilities
- Familiarity with the southern part of San Francisco, including the OMI, Excelsior, Outer Mission, Cayuga, and Crocker Amazon neighborhoods
- Ability to handle difficult situations with patience and good judgement
- Proven skills and capability interacting with diverse groups of people in an organized, sensitive, caring and understanding manner
- Ability to spot trends and provide insights to improve the initiative and outcomes for residents
- Basic computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office, email, and data entry (support training will be available as required for the success of the program )
The Community Living Campaign is seeking to fill this position as soon as possible. This is part-time employee position starting with 10 hours per week. The position pays $20 per hour. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com or mail to Hiring Committee, Community Living Campaign, 1663 Mission Street, Suite 525, San Francisco, CA 94103.
Technology Courier & Basic Digital Skills Tutor
*This position will require a Background Check.
*Community Living Campaign will provide the individual with masks/shield, gloves, hand sanitizer.
*This position requires a safe, working car and that the driver provide proof of insurance. The individual will be covered by General and State-mandated Workers Compensation and Automobile Liability Insurance.
*A gas card of Federal rate of $0.575 for mileage compensation.
Where: Throughout San Francisco.
Part Time: Approximately 5 – 10 hours per week; stipend $20.00 hr. Generally Tuesdays – Fridays between 11am and 3pm, but can be flexible.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: *Training to be provided
The Technology Courier and Basic Tutor will assist the organization by delivering and doing initial setting up of PC’s or Mac’s in homes of older adults and adults with disabilities.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Willingness to enter people’s homes for up to 60 minutes with appropriate PPE
- Enjoy helping older adults and adults with disabilities and have the ability to:
- Set up computers, WIFI connection, Hot Spots, and printers
- Teach older adults how to turn on their computer, print, know how to check their WIFI connection
- Teach older adults how to set up and use an email and Google or other search bars
- Provide remote assistance if needed with support
- Weekly reports on activities
- Appreciate the diversity of San Francisco
- Comfortable, respectful and cheerful when meeting new people
- English proficient
- Clean driving record
Physical and Other Requirements:
- Able to lift 15 lbs.
- Comfortable carrying items up steps, on occasion
- COVID-19 safety protocols require wearing a mask, maintaining social distance of AT LEAST 6 feet distance between any contacts, and frequent hand sanitizing between deliveries.
- Pass a simple background check paid for by the employer
Also Desirable, but not required: Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin speaker