San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center
JOB TITLE: Youth Host Home Program Manager
REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Youth Services
SUPERVISES: 2 Full-Time Case Managers
COMPENSATION: $66,000/year salary, full health insurance, paid leave
Summary: The Youth Services at the SF LGBT Center include structured group programming, crisis intervention and referral services, leadership development, a dedicated drop-in youth space, on-site access to therapy and counseling. Low-barrier services are designed to reach disconnected lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth ages 16 – 24. The program is rooted in community building, trauma-informed care and harm reduction models. A high percentage of program participants have experienced physical and/or sexual abuse, homelessness, engagement with criminal justice and/or foster care systems, substance use/abuse, and/or mental health challenges. Through a partnership with the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, the Center’s youth services are expanding to pilot and develop San Francisco’s first Host Homes program for transitional aged youth.
Role Overview: The Youth Host Home Program Manager will oversee and promote the Host Home Program at the SF LGBT Center by recruiting, training, and providing ongoing support to volunteer hosts and supervising case managers providing on-going support to hosts and youth participants. Additional responsibilities include assistance in program development and evaluation and sharing key program insights with other community partners. The Host Home Program will identify, screen, and train up to 25 community members who will volunteer to host young people 18-24 in need of immediate, short-term housing in their homes. Host Home programs emphasize participation of welcoming, culturally affirming hosts. The Host Home Program Manager will collaborate with local partners to recruit suitable hosts and mentors, thoroughly prepare them, and appropriately match them to young people in the housing search.
Essential Qualifications and Experience
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
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.
SF LGBT Center
1800 Market Street
San Francisco CA 94102
Or fax to: (415) 865-5501
Please include: Host Homes Program Manager in subject line
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DEADLINE: Open until filled.