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6 Sep 2023

Full-Time Families Program Coordinator (SBYC)

TheCenterPC – Posted by TheCenterPC San Diego, California, United States

Job Description

WELCOME TO YOUR CENTER!
Established as a community non-profit in 1972, The Center provides targeted programs and services to the full diversity of the San Diego LGBTQ community. The mission of The Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, nonbinary, immigrant, and HIV communities for the betterment of our entire San Diego region. Our vision is to create a Center and Center culture where every person feels and knows they are welcomed, valued, and supported. As the beacon for our regional LGBTQ community, we actively recommit to being a more vibrant, bold, innovative, safe, and modern center each day than the day before. The Center is sex-positive and provides advocacy and critical health and social support services to support our community members through all stages of life, focusing on our deeply held values of equity, social justice, and client-centered, trauma-informed care. The Center currently has over 75 staff working at five facilities across San Diego County.

POSITION SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Youth Services Manager, the Families Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of a broad array of programming for LGBTQ+ families in San Diego County.

Families at The Center is an inclusive family program of the San Diego LGBT Community Center. Our program intends to provide resources, education, support, and opportunities for community building for LGBTQ+ families and those considering parenthood in San Diego County. We offer a full range of programming to meet the variety of needs of dynamic LGBTQ+ families. Families at The Center serves all LGBTQ+ family structures & configurations; this includes LGBTQ+ parents and prospective parents, caregivers with LGBTQ+ children, families with LGBTQ+ family members, chosen families, and allies.

PRIMARY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Communicating regularly with program clients to provide support, education, and services to achieve case management goals.
• Connecting clients with necessary resources (culturally proficient information, organizations, providers, and services) to access food, housing, rental assistance, and other necessities.
• Connecting clients to HIV services, testing, and information.
• Navigating LGBTQ+ acceptance with educational and emotional support.
• Assisting LGBTQ+ prospective parents with access to resources and support.
• Recruiting & training volunteers for Families Program to assist in meeting program and agency goals.
• Conducting general and targeted outreach with community organizations and members, including, but not limited to, resource fairs, festivals, and visits to various community nonprofits and businesses.
• Building and maintaining collaborations with other local, statewide, and national LGBT family-serving organizations.
• Developing systems to assess community needs and creating programming to address these needs.
• Maintaining Food to Nonprofits Program including, but not limited to, scheduling shopping times, managing orders, tracking data, and communicating with San Diego Food Bank.
• Developing educational workshops in collaboration with the Training Institute.
• Collaborating with community partners to develop and implement family planning and building resources.
• Coordination and planning of support groups.
• Coordinating & planning major flagship events including but limited to Children’s Garden at Pride Festival, Turkey Giveaways, Back to School, and Home for the Holidays.
• Working with Youth Services and Behavioral Health Services teams to provide support or consultation as needed.
• Working with the Communications team to promote program activities and accomplishments.
• Overseeing social media content, posts, and exchanges.
• Maintaining program records and documentation according to standards.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Professional Experience: 1-2 years of professional experience in a program coordinator, event management, or customer service role.
• Professional Skills: Critical thinking, verbal communication, active listening, and empathy. Organization and documentation skills
• Technical Skills: MS Office Suite.
• Language Skills: English.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Education/Experience: Undergraduate degree.
• Professional Experience: 2-3 years prior experience working with LGBTQIA+ youth, parents and/or caregivers, case management experience, or social services experience.
• Technical Skills: Microsoft software proficiency-Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook.
• Language Skills: Spanish.
• Other Qualifications: Knowledgeable about current issues/trends related to the LGBTQIA+ community and others who are historically marginalized.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
 Compensation: The pay range for this position is $18.50 – $23.50 per hour and is commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Regular, Non-Exempt position.
 Benefits: The CENTER offers a robust benefits package, inclusive of Competitive Pay Scales, 401(k) Retirement Plan (with company match), Full Medical, Dental, Vision, and Chiropractic Health Coverage, Out-of-Pocket Optional Coverage for Spouses, Domestic Partners, and Dependent Children, Group Term Life Insurance, Full-time and Part-Time Schedules, Generous Vacation and Holiday Benefits, Professional Training & Development Experiences, Opportunities for Promotion & Advancement

Please review the current job openings by clicking the button below. If you believe you possess the heart and skills for any of these (or any other) exciting job opportunities, we encourage you to apply. Instructions for how to apply are included in each job announcement. We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The San Diego LGBTQ Community Center is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

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How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: people@thecentersd.org Subject line: To include the job title you are applying to "Families Program Coordinator position." 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: $18.50-$23.50/hr. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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