Girls Inc. of Alameda County

Our vision is for all girls growing up in Alameda County to feel valued, safe, and prepared to achieve their dreams of college, career, and leadership. To that end, we connect girls from underserved neighborhoods with access to the resources and opportunities they need to navigate gender, economic, and racial barriers, and realize their potential.

Girls Inc. of Alameda County 510 16th Street, Oakland, CA
May 10, 2018
Full time
At our two Pathways Counseling Center’s outpatient clinics; one location in San Leandro at 433 Estudillo Ave., and one at downtown Oakland headquarters, We deliver psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, families, couples, and individual adults. Applicants should be interested in working in an urban community health setting, coordinating with other outside agencies and providers, and have experience in documenting and maintaining thorough clinical records.  Clinical experience with child abuse and neglect cases, children in out-of-home placement, parent-child conflict, depression and suicidality, anxiety, peer and relationship problems, crisis intervention, and chemical dependency is desired.  This position will treat children that have been traumatized through abusive experiences.  Parent(s) and guardian(s) will be involved in the child’s treatment that directly supports and sponsors the child’s overall development. Our protocol includes completing an Assessment and as Intake.  The CANS (Child and Adolescent Needs and Strength) along with the Child and Parent Post-Traumatic Stress Scale.  These tools are used for developing a treatment plan that utilizes a Trauma Focused – CBT approach and interventions.  Collaboration with key people and professionals help progress therapy.  Consideration is given to determining the modality of service that will be used for the child’s treatment that will result in symptom relief. In-house case management services are always considered for the client and the family and Victim Witness Assistance referrals will be offered.  We are looking for candidates with diverse clinical skills, including conferencing with parents in a collateral capacity when indicated.  The Mental Health Clinician may expect to have some cases which are brief in nature and others which are intermediate-term..  HOURS 40 hours per week Two evenings per week QUALIFICATIONS: Must be licensed (or license-eligible) to practice psychotherapy in California as a psychologist, LMFT, or LCSW Bilingual capability (Spanish – English) is required. Successful completion of a criminal background check including Department of Justice fingerprinting. TB clearance is required. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and have experience in community mental health settings. Experience and skill in written communication (reports, proposals, etc.). State driver’s license with a good driving record. START DATE:  As soon as possible. COMPENSATION:  Salary will be shared which includes additional bi-lingual modification. BENEFITS:   Partial dental and medical benefits.  Other benefits include: 12 sick days per year (accrued monthly) Opportunity to participate in a 403b plan Vacation at: Two weeks per year for first two years of employment (accrued monthly); three weeks per year after two years of employment; and four weeks per year after four years employment (up to six weeks annually). Voluntary life, vision, and long – term disability available at the employee’s expense, and a flexible savings account.  Bilingual compensation differential TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to John Henry, MFT Outpatient Mental Health Services Director jhenry@girlsinc-alameda.org When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor
$48,000 - $52,000 yearly
Girls Inc. of Alameda County 510 16th Avenue, Oakland, CA, USA
May 10, 2018
Full time
Through Girls Inc. of Alameda County Health and Sexuality Programs, the Health and Sexuality Specialist provides adolescent females gender-specific programming with the opportunity to be trained as peer educators and leaders, receive comprehensive reproductive health and sexuality education, STI prevention and early intervention services aimed at positive female development. The health and sexuality specialist must be a dynamic person who has experience in implementing trauma-informed and culturally responsive programs with a passion for working with adolescent African American and Latinx girls and preparing them to be strong, smart and bold future leaders. To be effective in this position, the ideal candidate will be a skilled youth group facilitator, experience providing reproductive health and sexuality education with youth, particularly adolescent females of color, has demonstrated the capacity to effectively coordinate, implement and facilitate multiple projects while providing some direct services and building collaborative partnerships in the community. Topics include sexual health education, birth control, sexual decision-making, the emotional consequences of sex, sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS transmission and methods for prevention of HIV transmission, human sexuality, cultural and sexual identity, healthy relationships, body image/body positive, communication and leadership skills. STI education, prevention and risk-reduction strategies. PRIMARY RESPONSIBLITIES: Act as program coordinator for Health and Sexuality programs within the Community Programs Department which include middle and high school programs. Train and supervise 2 program leaders as co-facilitators and work with them to create and maintain a cohesive team. Facilitate peer education trainings with high-school aged females of color at multiple sites. (Oakland, San Leandro) Develop innovative and engaging curriculum and facilitate weekly sexual and reproductive health education group workshops for adolescent females of color at multiple sites (Oakland, San Leandro). Implement and adapt the SIHLE curriculum when appropriate to encourage STI and HIV prevention. Train and supervise 20+ high school-aged peer educators and mentors from multiple sites (Oakland and San Leandro). Oversee or conduct the review of individual contacts made by peer educators and provide feedback and follow-up. Develop and conduct recruitment and outreach strategies such as presentations, workshops at schools, PTAs, health fairs, community events, etc. Plan, coordinate and co-facilitate gender-based trauma-informed culturally competent STI prevention and early intervention services to Black and Latinx adolescent females, ages 14-18 through group sessions. Identify, develop and implement plan and strategies for meeting the goals of health and sexuality programs in a timely manner and for effective program management and development. Ensure that effective administrative systems are in place to support the smooth and effective operation of all health and sexuality programs. Implement peer retreats and other special events that build sisterhood among the girls Attend monthly and quarterly collaborative meetings representing Girls Inc. in the community with partner agencies, providers and networks. Participate in STI prevention and early intervention advocacy and sexual health policy meetings, events and activities with the aim of reducing racial disparities among Black and Latinx females. Track, monitor and report the monthly progress of the health and sexuality programs Submit timely effectively written end-of-the-month reports on Health and Sexuality Programs Collect and report on all needed program/project-specific documentation, including demographic information. Collect and report on necessary data for grant monitoring and evaluation and assist with grant reporting. Provide timely entry of all necessary data into the database Administer, collect and assist in the analysis of evaluation tools. Participate in special projects such as researching information, summarizing data and preparing narrative reports for grants. Create and foster a safe, respectful, inclusive and collaborative learning environment with the girls and co-workers Work as a member of the Community Programs team and attend all staff, team and program meetings and trainings. Work collaboratively with other community programs (middle and high school programs), Girls Inc. departments and volunteers in addition to community, school and agency partners. Provide technical and training support to colleagues and other Girls Inc programs regarding health and sexuality education, STI prevention and early intervention services Serve as Mandated Reporter in cases of disclosed child abuse. Perform other duties as need or assigned. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor or master’s degree with a sexual/reproductive health education, human sexuality, public health or social services background preferred At least 2-3 years of sexual health education experience including workshop planning and group facilitation for youth from culturally diverse communities. At least 2-3 years of experience in sexual health training/education/outreach with schools, community services or health agency At least 2-3 years of experience working with youth, particularly Black and Latinx girls, ages 14-18 years and their parents/guardians. Strong leadership and group facilitation skills Ability and willingness to travel to and visit schools, agencies, and community meetings. Ability to get to weekly meetings and/or sessions in Oakland and San Leandro, availability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively use MS Office suite. Ability to bend, lift, move up to 20 lbs. Background clearance from the Department of Justice. A valid California driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and proof of automobile liability insurance with minimum policy requirements as established by Girls Inc. Knowledge of effective practice in STI prevention, HIV prevention, pregnancy prevention, sexual and reproductive health and youth development. Demonstrated ability to be creative, innovative and to inspire and encourage others to do the same. Ability to adapt and develop curriculum. Possess a nonjudgmental attitude toward youth who may engage in risky sexual behaviors. Be comfortable with discussing sensitive issues. Ability to create and maintain a culturally sensitive, trauma-informed and safe space. Ability to train, develop and supervise co-facilitators. Ability to work cross-culturally with co-workers, interns, girls, and partners. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to empower youth and spark interest to build their knowledge and learn skills regarding sexual and reproductive health and sexuality. Commitment to working with youth in a respectful and empowering way and communicating successfully with youth and their parents/caregivers. Responsive to new ideas and situations and possess a nuanced understanding of gender expectations and potential impact on sexual health outcomes. Capability to represent Girls Inc. in the community by maintaining relationships with schools, community-based organizations and on community partnerships, as needed. Ability to facilitate sexuality education through group interactive activities and trainings with teens and adults. Ability and interest in working with adolescent females on issues addressing sexuality, sexual health and STI prevention education When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor Girls Incorporated is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
$50,000 - $54,000 yearly
Girls Inc. of Alameda County 510 16th Street, Oakland, CA
May 10, 2018
Full time
The Grants and Communications Manager is a full-time position that is divided equally between these two interconnected areas of responsibility. A key contributor in shaping the public voice and image of the organization, the successful candidate will have the ability to create a range of compelling grants and marketing/communication assets to help Girls Inc. communicate its impact with funders and the public at large. For grants management, the position will report to the Senior Director of Institutional Giving. For the marketing/communications duties, this position will report to the Chief Development Officer. Major Duties and Responsibilities - Grants  (50% of position) Manage a portfolio of 60 funders, ensuring that all upcoming application and report deadlines, as well as compliance requirements, are completed and documented. In close collaboration with the Senior Director of Institutional Giving, maintain and improve grants management systems. In close collaboration with the Senior Director of Institutional Giving, analyze new grant opportunities, and create application strategies that meet the organization’s needs and maximize its competitiveness. Generate near-final proposals, budgets and support materials, making revisions as needed, and submitting the final application package by deadline. Field general funder communications, updating appropriate staff members. Support the Evaluations and Grants Manager to complete funder reporting requirements. Major Duties and Responsibilities - Communications  (50% of position) In close partnership with agency leaders, develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance Girls Inc.’s brand identity and increase its visibility, and position agency leaders with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers. Develop and maintain a communications plan and calendar to support consistent communication across channels. Develop high-quality, timely content across media (including website, newsletter, social media, print collateral, and press releases), prioritizing girls’ power, voice and experience. Edit other external-facing communications as needed to ensure cohesive messaging and mission-driven communication. Increase data-driven marketing and communications through market research and tracking and measuring network engagement and growth. Qualifications Minimum of three years of Grants experience, including writing, securing and managing governmental, foundation and corporate funding. Minimum of three years of Communications experience, including marketing, public relations, public affairs or related field. Bachelor’s Degree in English, public relations/affairs, marketing, communications, journalism, or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred. Superlative writing, editing, and proofreading skills; ability to organize and present a logical, persuasive, and compelling case or narrative. Ability to quickly produce highest quality writing for a variety of audiences and media/formats and across a variety of print and digital communications media. Adept at building and presenting budgets as well as gathering and incorporating research data and quantitative and qualitative program evaluation metrics. Excellent project management skills, successfully managing competing priorities and deadlines to produce quality results on time with attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Knowledge of and commitment to girl-centered programs, public school education supports, and mental health services desired. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge a plus. Salary and Benefits Salary commensurate with experience. Girls Inc. offers employer-paid medical benefits, a 403B plan and voluntary vision, dental and life insurance. Flexible spending and pre-tax parking and transit plans are also available. Girls Inc. of Alameda County is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. At Girls Inc., promoting, celebrating, and supporting diversity is core to our mission. Individuals are considered without regards to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, religion, color, veteran status, disability, marital status, or ancestry. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor For more information about Girls Inc. of Alameda County, please view our website at www.girlsincalameda.org.
$75,000 - $85,000 yearly
Girls Inc. of Alameda County 510 16th Street, Oakland, CA
May 10, 2018
Full time
Under the direct supervision of the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Development is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive annual giving program with strategies for the expansion of major gifts from individuals and private foundations. The position works with senior staff, board members and volunteers in major donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The director is also responsible for developing and managing other effective fundraising activities, including direct mail and special events. The right candidate will be a passionate connector and storyteller who can managing a portfolio of major donors, through cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Responsibilities include expanding organization’s visibility among various donor circles through networking and marketing opportunities. Understanding of corporate giving programs, including cause-related marketing, event sponsorship, employee donations and company matching gift programs highly desirable. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred. Major Duties and Responsibilities Commitment to meeting individual goals and supporting colleagues with team goals. Develop and manage an active portfolio of major donors, private foundations and prospects at the $5,000 level and up Develop and manage all fundraising activities set out in the annual giving program, including direct mail and acquisition campaigns, through setting strategies, monitoring goals, and analyzing results Create and manage specific strategies for moving up donors, including the identification of prospects Collaborate with program staff to maximize potential of all fundraising opportunities Monitor team calendar of fundraising activities, events and mailings Manage donor communications, including newsletters, solicitations, invitations, and thank you letters Ensure donors are solicited and thanked in an accurate and timely manner Plan and participate in fundraising, cultivation and stewardship events, such as the annual thank-a-thon Lead team-building projects and communication strategies to support the Chief Development Officer in creating an effective work environment by cultivating good intradepartmental relationships Other duties as assigned ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS A minimum of three years job experience in successful development and implementation of a comprehensive annual giving program with increasing levels of responsibility, including proven fundraising results BA/BS or equivalent required. Qualifications Passion for the mission of Girls Inc. of Alameda County Track record of successful fund development in the Bay Area preferred Effective collaborator and networker Resourceful problem-solver and strategic thinker Experience working with board members to grow donor network Demonstrated success in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking and priority-setting abilities are critical to success Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented Salary and Benefits Salary commensurate with experience. Girls Inc. offers employer paid medical benefits, a 403B plan and voluntary vision, dental and life insurance. Flexible spending and pre-tax parking and transit plans are also available. Girls Inc. of Alameda County is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. At Girls Inc., promoting, celebrating, and supporting diversity is core to our mission. Individuals are considered without regards to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, religion, color, veteran status, disability, marital status, or ancestry. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Adviser  For more information about Girls Inc. of Alameda County, please view our website at www.girlsinc-alameda.org
$50,000 - $55,000 yearly
Girls Inc. of Alameda County 510 16th Street, Oakland, CA
May 10, 2018
Full time
 A critical member of the Girls Inc. of Alameda County Development Team, the Database & Donor Relations Manager manages overall data integration, architecture and analyses. This individual owns the structure of the database, with an eye to streamlining processes and creating solutions in response to the documentation and data management needs of staff. S/he will also support an integrated, donor-centered development and stewardship program to strengthen funder relationships and deepen financial support for Girls Inc. This position will assist in the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of existing and prospective major donors, and support fundraising events and additional projects as needed. The successful candidate enjoys strategy, data, and analyses, while understanding the vital importance these concepts play in overall fundraising efforts. S/he must have a strong ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Major Duties and Responsibilities Assist in the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of prospective and existing funders including corporate partners, foundations, major donors and Girls Inc. supporters, as part of an integrated giving program. Lead and manage data integrity and architecture of the Girls Inc. Raiser’s Edge donor database and constituents therein. Produce strategic lists and reports for direct mail campaigns, event solicitations, board communications, and overall funder analyses. Maintain professional communications and confidentiality with agency funders and partners. Manage systems and processes for quality data entry, gift acknowledgements, and reconciliation of financials in a timely manner. Manage daily tasks and priorities of Development Assistant Conduct database trainings for new and existing employees (general use, job specific use, queries, etc.). Provide participant information and analyses for grant writing and reporting as needed. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Passion for the mission of Girls Inc. of Alameda County BA/BS or equivalent required. Raiser’s Edge experience required. RE NXT preferred. 3-5+ years in related field, preferably managing systems and support for fundraising and constituent-relations programs preferred. Advanced knowledge of database systems and software integration. Creative, self-driven, and proactive with the determination to find solutions. Extremely well-organized, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, handling multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to translate technical database issues for end users Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented Salary and Benefits Salary commensurate with experience. Girls Inc. offers employer paid medical benefits, a 403B plan and voluntary vision, dental and life insurance. Flexible spending and pre-tax parking and transit plans are also available. Girls Inc. of Alameda County is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. At Girls Inc., promoting, celebrating, and supporting diversity is core to our mission. Individuals are considered without regards to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, religion, color, veteran status, disability, marital status, or ancestry. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advis For more information about Girls Inc. of Alameda County, please view our website at www.girlsinc-alameda.org