PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

The primary role of the Assistant Manager is to assist the Program Manager in overseeing the development, implementation, and day-to-day operations of the program.

Particular emphasis is placed on working at Hugo, a residential site, to provide immediate support and feedback to direct service staff. Hugo is a site within the Assisted Care program that provides residential support for youth at risk for HIV. This position focuses on effective provision of services at the program. 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 leadership team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Along with Program Manager, oversee day-to-day operations of program services for youth
  • Ensure the provision of basic services, special projects/activities, and an emotionally and physically safe, clean, and supportive environment.
  • Provide supervision for residential counselors
  • Take primary responsibility for the effective operation of all client services
  • Facilitate staff meetings
  • Participate in the recruitment, hiring, training, and ongoing development of 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 management meetings
  • Manage staffing across residential sites through participation in agency’s on-call manager rotation
  • All other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL & LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • 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

EDUCATION: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; Master’s Degree preferred

 BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE:

  • Three to five years of experience working with transitional age youth, especially at-risk, high risk, homeless, or runaway youth. Experience working with youth in a residential setting preferred
  • Experience providing HIV prevention services or working with people living with HIV
  • 1 – 2 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to work with diverse staff, clients, and volunteers
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent follow-through skills
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee a diverse staff with a wide range of professional competencies

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Please in the Subject Box of the email indicate the position that you are applying to.

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.