Community Service Worker 

Position: Full-time
Location: San Francisco, CA
Deadline for Application: Position open until filled

Position Summary

The Bayanihan Equity Center's (BEC) Community Services Program is seeking applicants to fill a Community Service Worker Position. This position is funded by the Human Services Agency’s Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS) under the Community Services Program.

Responsible for planning and organizing group activities and recreational programs to meet the social, educational, and physical needs of the Bayanihan Equity Center’s consumers – older adults and adults with disability.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Conducts intake, assessment and provides service arrangement directly to the consumer.

  • Develops a case plan to address consumer's issues and challenges.

  • Monitors and follows up the client's progress towards goals.

  • Interpret and translate for consumers with limited command of the English language. 

  • Plans and organizes year-round programs, virtual and hybrid events and activities around consumers’ interests.. 

  • Connect clients to resources and training that helps with technology access.

  • Plans special “theme” days or months around holidays, seasons, or recognized days such as Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Father’s and Mother’s Day, consumers’ birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

  • Coordinates educational workshops on topics that benefit older adults and adults with disabilities (e.g. MediCal/Medicare benefits, elder abuse, health and safety, VA benefits, etc.).

  • Conducts an assessment and summarizes information obtained from each consumer to determine which activities are of interest to the greatest number of participants.

  • Documents consumers’ participation through pictures and appropriate reporting.

  • Actively recruits and trains a group of volunteers to support staff in organizing consumers’ group activities.

  • Provides instructions and supplies for other employees, and/or volunteers to assist with group activities.

  • Requests donations and sponsorships for events from organizations and businesses.

  • Coordinates the development of a monthly newsletter for consumers, family members and selected referral sources, which includes posts of monthly activity schedules for easy reference by consumers.

  • Participate in training and workshops that are beneficial in executing job duties.​

  • Submits regular progress report to the funding agency and the center Executive Director.

  • Performs other duties, as the need arises, in order to implement the program's work plan.​

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences or relevant field or three years of experience working with older adults and/or adults with disabilities. A combination of education and experience ensures successful completion of essential job functions.

  • Bilingual speaker (Tagalog or Cantonese).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Actively participates in community meetings.

  • Ability to set and maintain multiple deadlines.

  • Collaborates with consumers, community organizations and associates to further program goals.

  • Organize, pays attention to details, meets deadlines and is capable of working under pressure.

  • Maintains accurate records and organized files.

Benefits
  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Paid time off

To apply for this position, email a cover letter,

résumé, and a writing sample to info@sfbec.org.