Why Join JVS?
Do work that matters, supporting the mission of JVS (Jewish Vocational Service) which helps people find good, living wage jobs. Our mission is to transform lives by helping people build skills and find work to achieve self-sufficiency.
Since 1973, JVS has helped more than 85,000 people in the Bay Area build skills, find jobs and transform their lives.
The Financial Empowerment Coordinator partners with select San Francisco high schools to provide industry-aligned, work-based learning activities that support students’ current and future educational and employment success.
- Through one-on-one and group coaching, support program participants in:
- Exploring jobs/careers of interest and the associated career pathway training and internship programs
- Preparing for, and obtaining, competitive employment, entry into career pathway training and internship programs
- Successful completion of career pathway training and internship programs and successful retention of competitive employment
- Connecting to programs with caring and appropriate adults to support their continued transition
- Collaborate with employers and career pathway training/internship programs to support the above outcomes for program participants
- Collaborate with school-site administration, teachers, and staff to provide a high-quality experience for students both on-site and off
- Identify participant needs and work with the school and program staff to connect the participant to resources
- Coordinate internship payroll: maintaining payroll practices in alignment to, and in communication with, third party payroll provider(s); payroll onboarding of interns; processing of timesheets; resolution of payroll issues
- Coordinate HSB participant access to banking: maintaining practices in alignment, and in communication with, credit union partner; support of HSB participants in accessing banking; support HSB participants in resolution of banking issues that may arise with credit union partner
- In collaboration with the Assistant Director, lead the department’s financial empowerment strategy: development of financial empowerment curriculum and practices for the HSB department; coordination with HSB program staff to support implementation of financial empowerment across HSB programs
- As appropriate, participate in planning for, coordinate additional program activities, and support teammates
- Identify and provide feedback on ways to increase student support, successful transition, and overall program outcomes
- Support the development of collaborative vision with school site while maintaining alignment to agency, department, and program goals
- Excellent written communication skills
- Excellent youth engagement and relationship management skills with school and employer/training partners
- Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
- Able to utilize an intersectional racial equity lens while working in a multi-cultural environment with diverse staff, partners, and clientele
- Strong organizational skills, able to manage priorities, meet deliverables and deadlines
- Able to work independently, as part of a team, and flexible to meet evolving needs of participants, partners, and program
- Strong computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Drive
- Experience supporting youth in learning about jobs/careers and obtaining competitive employment or entry into career training programs
- Experience working with youth and maintaining appropriate boundaries
- Experience facilitating engaging youth workshops both in-person and remotely
- Ability to pass DOJ and FBI background checks in accordance with Education Code Section 45125.1
- Is fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or, for those who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to disability or a sincerely held religious belief, are willing and able to engage in weekly Covid-19 testing in accordance with SFUSD policy for Community Based Organizations working with students at school sites
- Experience processing intern payroll with attention to detail and youth centered perspective
- Experience providing financial empowerment programming for youth
- Familiar coaching and supporting students while using youth development practices
- Familiar with MS Suite, Slack, and Salesforce
- Knowledge of youth training/employment landscape in San Francisco and the Bay Area
- Experience outreaching to, and securing, career exploration opportunities with employers
- Experience organizing events and large scale activities with multiple partners
To apply for the Financial Empowerment Coordinator position, click HERE.
What We Offer
- Salary starting at $60,000
- Equitable pay
- 100% covered medical and dental plans for the employee
- Twenty (20) days of PTO + Paid Sick Leave
- Paid federal and Jewish holidays
- 403(b) retirement contribution match
- Parental leave policy for new parents
- Employer HSA contribution
- Medical Care and Dependent Care FSA
- Pet Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Professional development opportunities and $250 Work-From-Home stipend
JVS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities. We welcome diverse applicants. Please let us know if you need accommodations or auxiliary aids for the interview process.
JVS values intersectional racial equity and strives to center people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women and LGBTQ+ people. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other communities that experience marginalization.