About us: 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic is a community-based agency providing youth in the Bayview Hunters Point with medical and behavioral health services that encourage them to make decisions that support their health, safety, and development. 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic also manages a number of successful Transitional Age Youth (TAY) housing stabilization programs and one of the city’s few Youth Access Points.
The Navigation Center provides a safe and affirming place for TAY and services to stabilize and achieve their housing goals. The Navigation Center systems of support work in concert to assist TAY residents with public benefits, health services, problem-solving, and housing, as available. The Navigation Center model is a low barrier, harm reduction model.
The TAY Housing Navigator Case Manager will provide comprehensive case management to TAY youth placed into housing via San Francisco’s Rising Up initiative.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Individual case management & oversight to TAY referred from the Coordinated Entry System, including twice monthly home visits.
- Conduct Youth Coordinated Entry intake and assessment; trauma screening
- Resource brokerage and referral as needed
- Case coordination and advocacy within agency and with other CBO’s
- Data collection and case notes entered into all appropriate databases.
- Support Rapid Rehousing Coordinator in all aspects of HomePoint (3rd Street’s Rapid Rehousing program)
- Designing individual support & transition plan with youth including independent living skills and income stability.
- Attend community, city, & regional housing meetings
- Support for staff & youth in 3r?d? Street programming as needed
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities (SKA):
- 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 professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance always
- 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 always 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 with a diverse staff and excel in a multicultural environment.
- Experience in using the ONE System preferred
- Ability to work with minimal to moderate supervision
- Ability to connect with our youth
- Proficient in Google Suite
- Spanish speaking candidates are encouraged to apply
Education & Experience:
- Bachelors in related field OR equivalent work
- 2-3 years of experience working with high-risk and homeless youth.
- Ability to notice symptoms of use and abuse, recovery, and treatment philosophies.
- Ability to provide substance abuse counseling.
- Working knowledge of issues facing youth.
- Must be a self-starter with excellent follow-through skills.
- Valid California Driver’s License and clean driving record required. Must also have daily access to a car.
- Must also have the ability to work with homeless youth and with diverse staff, clients, and volunteers.
- Experience with US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs a plus
- This position is a salary, exempt and full-time role.
- This position is located in our main office in the Bayview/Hunter’s Point district in San Francisco.
- This position reports to the Housing Program Manager.
Compensation and benefits:
- This position has an annual salary of $60,000 and commensurate with experience.
- We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, 403b, generous time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and more!
3rd Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance we will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records.