SAN FRANCISCO SUICIDE PREVENTION
(REVISED April 2, 2018)
POSITION: YOUTH OUTREACH COORDINATOR
HOURS: .7 FTE -- NONEXEMPT -- EOE/AA
BENEFITS: PRORATED MEDICAL/DENTAL, VACATION/SICK LEAVE, 403b
1) Manages teaching approximately 3,000-6,000 youth with an average of 200 suicide prevention classes annually in public and private high schools and middle schools, youth community organizations, and the Juvenile Justice Center in San Francisco for students age 12-18 during the school year Aug-June.
2) Assists the Executive Director with documents as they relating to the program, including Letters of Intent, Memorandums of Understanding, insurance, fingerprinting certificates, and so forth.
3) Provides guidance, expertise, community organizing skills, active listening, counseling, crisis management and empathy for youths, administrators, and parents/guardians in collaboration with other SFSP staff, in response to any recent youth suicide (post-vention).
4) In coordination with the outreach and development team, recruits, coordinates, schedules and organizes volunteers to conduct outreach and education at youth and family events. Conducts set-up and clean up activities at all public events. Participates in events, encouraging attendees to learn about campaigns.
5) Responsible for recruiting, training, and coordinating youth program volunteers.
6) Responsible for maintaining and responding to email, mail, and phone correspondence with community members regarding event scheduling, coordinating, RSVP’s, materials requests, training dates and information distribution.
7) Maintains detailed log of all agency youth outreach and education activities, creates evaluation reports based on client satisfaction surveys and pre/post tests, summarizes evaluations and feedback, and creates annual outreach report.
8) Must complete the full hotline training, which consists of a classroom training and field training on the hotline with supervision from a veteran hotline counselor. It will cover topics such as history and background of the crisis line, hotline policies and protocol, counseling techniques and philosophies used on the hotline, prevalent issues on the lines, and best practices.
9) Additional duties as requested including other administrative tasks and reports as assigned.
● Must have a minimum of 2-3 years work experience in a mental health organization, suicide prevention, youth trainings and education, or a related field.
● Able to work with a broad variety of people, including adolescents, communities of color, LGBTQ community, parents/guardians, and educators
● Must be comfortable and have demonstrable experience in working with youth
● Must be comfortable with supporting people who are suicidal and in crisis
● Must have enthusiasm and demonstrated ability to encourage people to participate in campaigns and activities
● Demonstrable competence in outreach/ presentation/ teaching/ public speaking
● Able to work flexible hours (including evening, weekend and holiday hours as needed)
● Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing
● Experience in compiling and summarizing data
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Attention to detail
● Background in volunteer support a plus
- Education: High School/GED equivalent or higher
● Reports to the Hotline Director
Send Cover Letter and Resume to Tayler Lim at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications is May 1, 2018. No phone calls please.
SFSP encourages a supportive environment where differences of ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, gender, physical ability, and age are valued and appreciated. We seek candidates who share this vision.
PRORATED MEDICAL/DENTAL, VACATION/SICK LEAVE, 403b
Minimum Education Required