Assistant Manager – Assisted Care/After Care (ACAC)

POSITION TITLE:   Assistant Manager – Assisted Care/After Care (ACAC)

REPORTS TO:     Program Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: The primary role of the Assistant Manager is to assist the Program Manager of the Assisted Care/After Care facility in overseeing the development, implementation and day-to-day operations of the facility. ACAC provides residential, medical, and support services to youth 18-24 years of age living with HIV/AIDS.

Particular emphasis is placed on working in the milieu to provide immediate support and feedback to the direct line staff. This position also focuses on effective provision of services at ACAC. Responsibilities include supervision of residential counselors, volunteers and interns; development and implementation of program services; management of the weekly site schedule; ensuring compliance with grants and budgets and providing overall support to the program team. The Assistant Manager is also a member of the agency’s middle management team.

SUPERVISES:                                                      8-11 Coordinators and Residential Counselors

EXEMPT STATUS:                                             Exempt

UNION STATUS:                                                Non Union


  • Along with Program Manager, oversee day-to-day operations of program services for youth ages 18-24 at ACAC.
  • Ensure the provision of basic services, meals, special projects/activities, and an emotionally and physically safe, clean and supportive atmosphere.
  • Provide weekly staff supervision for residential counselors.
  • Participate in the recruitment, hiring, training and ongoing development of ACAC program staff.
  • Provide guidance to all program volunteers.
  • Coordinate program coverage and scheduling.
  • Oversee data collection and ensure its’ timely submission.
  • Represent agency at community meetings/activities, when appropriate.
  • Attend and participate in all agency meetings.
  • Participate in agency’s on-call rotation, supporting with staff coverage needs as necessary.


  • Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to the requirements of this job description.
  • Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.
  • Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies.
  • Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times keeping with the responsibilities carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of staff and to the youth in which we serve.
  • Actively strive to upgrade professional skills through engaging in appropriate professional training and experience.
  • Maintaining the strictest of confidentiality.
  • Work effectively with a diverse staff and excel in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor and appearance at all times.
  • Requires ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 25 lbs.
  • Ability to reach, bend and walk.
  • Finger manipulation.
  • Ability to comprehend complex materials.
  • Ability to speak and write English clearly and accurately.
  • Experience with organizational planning and development.
  • Administrative experience. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience.


  • 3-5 years of experience working with adolescents.
  • 1-2 years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience working with youth is highly desired, especially at-risk, high risk, homeless or runaway youth and with diverse staff, clients and volunteers.

Larkin Street reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.


  • Starting at DOE
  • Choice of Kaiser medical plans, plus dental and vision- (with coverage at no cost for one of the Kaiser and Dental plans as well as Vision for Employees only)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible spending accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation- (starting at 3 weeks, increasing to 5 weeks by year five)
  • Sick time
  • 11 Paid Holidays + Floating Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Advocate Service
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Paid Sabbatical following 5 years of employment
  • 403(b) retirement plan


Submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] then in the Subject Box please indicate the position that you are applying for.

Larkin Street Youth Services is an equal opportunity employer. Larkin Street Youth Service seeks qualified candidates with interest in the non-profit sector. We are committed to embracing diversity and consider all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply for any open position in which they feel qualified.