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Southeast Asian Development Center (SEADC) mission is to foster a healthy, thriving, and self-sufficient Southeast Asian American community.

Founded in 1978 San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, the Southeast Asian Development Center, formerly Vietnamese Youth Development Center (VYDC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to lifting children, youth and families from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam out of poverty. Our services are structured around providing low-income and vulnerable Southeast Asian Americans with basic needs and skills critical to building successful futures. We provide jobs, academic support, language service, health, and wellness, promote cultural resiliency and social guidance.

The Economic Success department goal is to reduce the poverty rate and increase income for Southeast Asian Americans living in the San Francisco Bay Area. The department’s programs include job preparation, readiness and placement, career development, access to basic needs such as food, housing, government benefits, on-site Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) and life skills classes, and bilingual social services navigation.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Temporary Program Assistant provides program and administrative support for the temporary organization’s food distribution program.

This is an entry-level position for a candidate who is eager to learn, has a background in operations and is highly organized. The ideal candidate can establish good rapport with clients and volunteers, while managing a food distribution for over 150 families. They will be detail-orientated and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced and changing environment. They must be flexible with varying schedules and activities during the week.

The position ends on June 30, 2021.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Be the first point of contact for people seeking SEADC’s food distribution services.

• Maintain a safe and clean area for greeting clients.

• Organizing the biweekly food disruptions for over 150 families.

• Managing volunteers at during the distribution.

• Sourcing and receiving the produce and groceries at SEADC.

• Outreach to families about the distribution, including phone calls.

Overseeing survey outreach and collection.

• Managing the set-up and breakdown of each food distribution.

• Provide basic translation to clients during drop-in hours.

• Participates in staff meetings and other meetings and events as required.

• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITION COMPETENCIES

• High School Diploma or GED and minimum two years in college education.

• Bilingual and ability to speak fluently in Vietnamese a plus.

• Knowledge and experience in data entry and using all Microsoft Office applications.

• Excellent customer service skills.

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Strong attention to detail.

• Ability to have a good relationship with a variety of people.

• Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment.

• Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.

• Ability to work tactfully and under stress.

• Ability to follow directions and work independently.

• A passion for SEADC mission.

• Fingerprinting and TB background check required.

Southeast Asian Development Center (SEADC) mission is to foster a healthy, thriving, and self-sufficient Southeast Asian American community.

Founded in 1978 San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, the Southeast Asian Development Center…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    May 10, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

Pay range $18.00-$20.00 per hour. Part-time (20-25 hours per week). Temporary Non Exempt.

Benefits

Opportunity to apply for available positions within agency. Prorated sick days.

Opportunity to apply for available positions within agency. Prorated sick days.

Level of Language Proficiency

• Bilingual and ability to speak fluently in Vietnamese a plus.

• Bilingual and ability to speak fluently in Vietnamese a plus.

Location

On-site
166 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

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Instructions:

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a letter of interest, and a current resume. Electronic application packages are encouraged and should be sent as PDF or MS Word format or mail to Southeast Asian Development Center 166 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.

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