Job Opportunities

Join the team that’s ending isolation and chronic homelessness in Hollywood, one person at a time!

Working at The Center

The Center at Blessed Sacrament believes that providing someone a home is not enough without the support of an inclusive community. Every day we provide a safe and encouraging space for those experiencing homelessness on our streets. The Center’s staff creates and sustains an environment where participants are encouraged to thrive and flourish, through groups and community engagement.

The Center has become a hub of leadership in the fight to end chronic homelessness in Los Angeles. As one of the Coordinated Entry System (CES) hubs for the metro region of LA, The Center works to coordinate dozens of other agencies in effort to place into permanent supportive housing those who need it the most.

Current Employment Opportunities

Full Time.

Salary is based upon experience.

Send a cover letter and resume to Alex Davis.

Alex@thecenterinhollywood.org

Posted August 11, 2016.

CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER

Position Overview

The Chief Program Officer will oversee all contract operations at The Center.  As such, our Chief Program Officer must have strong leadership skills, experience managing teams, and excellent communication skills.  Candidates for this position must have previous experience managing and overseeing contracted service delivery. The Center infuses whole-person care into all aspects of our programming.  This position required creativity on how implement our culture and values into every contract that we manage. The Center has deep ties to the Hollywood Community.  Part of this position will be continuing to bolster and build our relationships with partner agencies in the community

Essential Functions

  •  Supervise a growing team of case managers, outreach workers and volunteers.  Provide guidance and support with client plans and contract outcomes.
  •  Provide vision for growth strategies in the Hollywood community in partnership with the executive leadership team
  •  Organize monthly all-staff meetings and staff communication
  •  Partner with the wellness program manager to oversee janitorial and facility staff
  •  Assist with the Management of Hollywood 4WRD as it continues to formalize and grow
  •  Ensure that agency core values are reflected across all programs and contracts
  •  Ensure staff unity and communication among programs
  •  Direct administrative business operations, including space management.
  •  Oversee all contract monitoring and reporting
  •  Regularly provide verbal, written, quantitative, and qualitative facilities and operations analysis, briefings, and recommendations to executive leadership.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education/experience required; advanced degree or professional certification preferred.
  •  At least 2 years of program leadership experience and direct staff supervision.
  •  At least 2 years of experience managing city/county/or federal contracts.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Position Qualifications

  •  Working knowledge of inter-agency communication and the Los Angeles Service Provider network.  Understanding of the Hollywood Community strongly preferred.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate and explain complex issues with clarity, tact, and diplomacy.

Schedule & Benefits

This is a full-time, permanent, exempt position and is eligible for The Center at Blessed Sacrament’s benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

Salary

$55,000=$65,000 DOE

 

WELLNESS PROGRAM FACILITATOR

 

Job Overview

The Center at Blessed Sacrament endeavors to end isolation and chronic homelessness in Hollywood, Calif. Functioning in multiple capacities, “The Center” is a leader in a county-wide approach to ending homelessness, by targeting, outreaching, and serving individuals experiencing homelessness. The Center facilitates groups dictated by trauma-informed programming, to deliver a ground-breaking engagement model set on allowing individuals an opportunity to flourish. The Center is also a regional hub for CES (Coordinated Entry System); a country-wide initiative and program designed to prioritize and house individuals who are in most need of direct services.

Wellness Program facilitation is the heart of The Center. Each day, Program Facilitators engage with individuals through an arrangement of groups, and our acclaimed “coffee hour”. The purpose of the engagement is to provide a sense of belonging, within a safe and inclusive community space.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Developing and facilitating engagement groups under the supervision of the Program Manager, as well as the Clinical Director and Executive Director
  • Participating in daily upkeep and clean-up in conjunction with custodial staff and the Program team
  • Cooperating with CES, outreach, development, and administrative staff to encourage program development, and maintenance through extensive communication tactics.
  • Continued engagement with individuals experiencing homelessness outside Center facility, e.g. local churches, Hollywood libraries, etc.
  • Attending mandatory staff meetings and developmental seminars facilitated by Clinical Director, Executive Director, other administration staff, or partner agency representatives.
  • Ongoing learning and participation in the larger world of homeless services in Hollywood and LA.

Requirements

  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Basic computer and smart-phone knowledge and skill. (Must have a smart-phone capable of downloading a communication app, Slack.)
  • Strong interpersonal and conversational skills, a compassionate and kind personality
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in social services profession
  • Exemplary teamwork and initiative

Schedule & Benefits

This is a full-time, permanent, exempt position and is eligible for The Center at Blessed Sacrament’s benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision. Office hours are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

Salary

$42,000-$45,000 DOE

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Position Overview

The Executive Assistant must be a detail-oriented person with a passion for managing communication. The Executive Assistant will report directly to the Executive Director and will manage the daily operations of the social media platform, upcoming events, and managing our donor database.  Additionally, the Executive Assistant will assist with various administrative tasks.  Ideal candidates for this position must be prepared for work in a fast-paced environment, be a self-starter, and have the ability to quickly switch gears.

Essential Functions

  •  Manage all daily social media correspondence under the direction of the Executive Director
  •  Input all donations into the donor database, generate tax letters
  •  Perform basic administrative tasks
  •  Mail, file, and organize documents for the executive leadership team
  •  Assist with planning events for the organization
  •  Oversee all inventory and supplies

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education/experience required

Required Knowledge/Skills/Position Qualifications

  •  Strong writing and grammar skills
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office

Schedule & Benefits

This is a full-time, permanent, exempt position and is eligible for The Center at Blessed Sacrament’s benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

Compensation

40 hrs per week $15/hour

BOOKKEEPER

 

Position Overview

The Center at Blessed Sacrament is seeking a bookkeeper to manage the daily operations of a rapidly growing non-profit. Ideal candidates will have a keen attention to detail, but also understand the flexibility required when working in the non-profit field.

The Center at Blessed Sacrament manages all finances through QuickBooks Desktop Edition.  A strong working knowledge of this database is required. Experience managing finances for government contracts is strongly preferred.

Essential Functions

  •    Input all expenditures and cutting checks
  •    Pay all recurring bills in a timely manner
  •    Ensure that all receipts are submitted and have a completed expense report
  •    Maintain an organized filing cabinet of expenses and income
  •    Assist with financial and programmatic audits by pulling checks/receipts and running reports
  •    Complete monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts
  •    Assist with monthly contract reconciliations
  •    Manage all monthly contract billing
  •    Generate monthly GL and P&L reports for the finance committee
  •    Update the annual budget to include actuals on a monthly basis
  •    Accrue all payroll and insurance expenses
  •    Regularly update depreciation log
  •    Manage employee Time & Effort Sheets
  •    Track company sick and vacation days
  •    Report Payroll to Paychex

Required Education and Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education/experience required; advanced degree or professional certification preferred.
  •  At least 2 years of bookkeeping experience.
  •  Strongly preferred: At least 2 years of experience managing city/county/or federal contracts.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Position Qualifications

  •  Strong working knowledge of Quickbooks Desktop
  •  Ability to manage multiple bank accounts and contracts

Schedule & Benefits

This is a part-time exempt position for 25 hours/week.  Compensation $15-$25/hour DOE.

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