Violence Prevention Outreach Manager -SFSVIP

Job Overview

The San Francisco Street Violence Intervention Program is a street outreach and crisis response initiative created to reduce and intervene in youth related street violence for the City and County of San Francisco. We are currently looking for full time Street Violence Prevention Outreach Manager to oversee the outreach and staffing operations of the San Francisco Street Violence Intervention Program, a street outreach and crisis response initiative created to reduce and intervene in youth related street violence for the City and County of San Francisco. San Francisco street violence refers to any severe conflict perpetuated by rival territories which may be initiated by turfs or other street associations’ rivalry. The Outreach Manager will supervise the SFSVIP team of staff responsible for street outreach and crisis intervention in various SF neighborhoods. The Outreach Manger will work closely with the Violence Prevention Administrative Manager, the Crisis Response Manager, Department of Public Health’s Crisis Response Team and San Francisco Police Department staff for all prevention and outreach operations.

Key Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise a diverse team of SFSVIP Supervisors, Street Outreach Workers/ Crisis Responders. Activities include but are not limited to, hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating. Ensures staffs are familiar with SFSVIP and HealthRIGHT 360 policies, procedures, and practices.

Outreach and Program Management Responsibilities: Coordinates and plans all SFSVIP outreach efforts. Ensures that outreach efforts are targeted and successful. Participates in long term and short term program development and planning. Assist in program adjustments and project evaluation efforts, including the development and refinement of program quality standards, outcome indicators, performance measures, and other continuous improvement tools.

Program Development Responsibilities: Promote relationship building among Criminal Justice Partners (SFPD, SF DA’s Office, SF APD, SF JPD, etc). Identify, evaluate, and analyze issues and problems relating to criminal justice trends and present informed recommendations, develop and implement solutions.

Administration and Compliance: Monitor program activities to ensure quality and accuracy of SFSVIP work outcomes. Must be available after hours and on weekends to respond to emergencies, outstanding crisis, or events. 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health, Public Policy, Criminal Justice or closely related field 
  • Five (5) years of experience in a leadership role in the field of violence prevention services and outreach
  • Five (5) years of experience in the field of violence prevention outreach
  • Experience and knowledge of public health needs and street intervention operations
  • Experience and knowledge of public health needs and street intervention operations
  • Experience working with Victims of Crime and their immediate and/or extended family
  • Experience working with and influence on at-risk populations in SF
  • Experience or in depth knowledge of best practices in violence prevention, community empowerment, alternatives to incarceration, youth development and public safety
  • Familiarity with San Francisco’s neighborhoods and community programs
  • Current valid CA driver’s license with a clean driving record and ability to pass and maintain driving requirements and insurance requirements for van usage
  • Must be available after hours and on weekends to respond to emergencies, outstanding crisis or events in any San Francisco neighborhood
  • Must be able to build and have knowledge of community resources

Desired:

  • Graduate degree in a field related to Social Work, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration or closely related field
  • Experience or in depth knowledge of best practices in violence prevention, community empowerment, alternatives to incarceration, youth development and public safety
  • Familiarity with all San Francisco’s neighborhoods and community programs preferred
  • Experience collaborating across government agencies and facilitating multi-agency processes

Background Clearance Required:

  • Ability to clear and maintain fingerprint clearance
  • Must not be on active probation or parole

Knowledge Required:

  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to work in a collaborative partnership environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A clear understanding of, and the ability to demonstrate, professional ethics, boundaries, and judgment
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Action oriented
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities
  • Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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