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2019 Graduation

May 4th, 2019
5 months to go.

New Library Hours for Fall

Library Hours

Job Opportunity: The Village

 Dr. Patrick Arbore is on the Board of The Village and says that it is “a great place to work for anyone with a communications background and who wants to work within human services.”  Thank you, Dr. Arbore!

 Title:               Communications and Fund Development Coordinator – Full time

Report to:      Executive Director

San Francisco Village ( is a non-profit, membership organization that connects older San Franciscans to the community, programming and expertise they need to continue living lives of purpose and meaning.  Currently we have 350 members in 24 neighborhoods and 150 non-member volunteers. San Francisco Village is one of 300 villages nationwide.

The Communications and Fund Development Coordinator is an outward-facing position that focuses on the growth of San Francisco Village (SFV) in a variety of ways:

  • Raising the visibility of SFV in the San Francisco community
  • Increasing the number of members and volunteers
  • Cultivating donors and potential donors
  • Enriching members’ experience through communication vehicles such as website, newsletter, blog, etc.
  • Contributing to the development of the SFV brand and increasing brand recognition

Specific duties include:

  • Coordinating efforts to recruit new members and volunteers
  • Managing digital media efforts on Facebook, Twitter and other potential outlets like Instagram and Youtube
  • Managing grant proposal process from submission to final reporting
  • Supporting the annual fundraising event Transforming Lives and Community Luncheon
  • Coordinating Annual Appeal Campaign and other letter campaigns
  • Managing production of the Annual Report
  • Staffing events as needed

Skills and Characteristics

  • Passionate about and skilled in building community
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Proficiency in social media and digital communications
  • Curiosity and enthusiasm for working with older adults
  • Ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail

We are results-oriented and value the joy in our work. Having fun matters!

Please submit cover letter and resume to

Welcome to Fall Term I – Classrooms

Fall classesMondays, Belmont:

ENG 2624 Children’s Literature, Larragoiti, SM 204

Tuesdays, Belmont:

BUS 2000 Mgmt Principles and Org Beh., Lim CU 6

REL 2250 Religions of the World, Lipowitz, CU 9

BUS 2224 08 Corporate Finance, Hua, CU 1

Tuesdays, Tracy:

BUS 2300 T8 Marketing Principles, Garth-James, Transit Center

HSP 2209 Intro to Human Services, Madden, Transit Center

Wednesdays, Belmont:

CUL 2108 08 French Cinema, LaRoche-Davis, SM 208

PHL 2400 08 Philosophy of Science, Rende CU 7

PSY 2133 08 Social Psychology, Nyland, SM 204

Wednesdays, Mission:

HSP 2218 Social Research Methods, Arbore, MT 20

Thursdays, Belmont

HSP 2209 Intro to Human Services, Barsi CU 7

Thursdays, Canada

HSP 2239 Human Relations in Organizations, Bedford-Carter, Building 5, Room 227

Saturdays, Belmont

BUS 2010 Ethics and Social Resp., Rende CU 7

REL 2605 08 Women’s Spirituality, Ashley, CU 1

Saturday September 8, Workplace Coaching, Santamaria, CU 6

Job Opportunities

Job BoardFrom Thrive’s Job Board, this week’s job opportunities:

Samaritan House
Grant Writer
Under the supervision of the Agency’s Grant Manager, the Grant Writer is responsible for supporting the Grants Manager in securing and managing a $6M+ grants program (government, foundation, corporation) of the agency, including: research, writing proposals, reporting, funder communications, maintaining grant records and managing the grants calendar.
Event Manager.  Kepler’s Literary Foundation in Menlo Park, CA has an opening for an Event Manager with a strong background in event marketing. As we expand our programming, we’re looking for someone to bring a passion for ideas, culture, and current events to a leading San Francisco Bay Area literary and cultural events producer.Kepler’s Literary Foundation
CEN  Leadership Development Specialist
CEN is searching for a Leadership Development Specialist. This is your opportunity to join an organization that is dedicated to supporting current and future nonprofit leaders and building a strong and equitable community. Experience a flexible and professional working environment committed to recognizing the value of staff’s growth, ideas, and talents. This position will be a key part of the CEN team, providing consulting and facilitation services to our nonprofit clients.
CORA:  Bilingual Family Advocate
The purpose of this position is to provide housing advocacy, case management and supportive services for domestic violence survivors and their families while they increase their self-sufficiency and transition into permanent housing. The Family Advocate will assess eligibility in transitional housing, provide case management and advocacy toward personal safety and increased self-sufficiency, provide education around budgeting and similar life skills, and assist families in locating and determining appropriateness of long-term housing options.
HIP Housing
Self Sufficiency Program Case Manager
We are seeking a passionate, self-motivated professional to join our team as Self Sufficiency Program Case Manager. Individuals considered for this position will demonstrate talent for empowering clients with dependents through the holistic approach to social work practice and be able to convey passion for the work of the agency in both oral and written formats. Equally important, this position requires previous case management experience helping low income families achieve financial, educational, and professional goals.
HIP Housing
Home Sharing Coordinator
As part of HIP Housing’s effort to provide affordable housing solutions in San Mateo County, we are seeking a passionate, self‐motivated professional to join our team as a Home Sharing Coordinator. The Home Sharing Coordinator is responsible for interviewing, screening and helping clients in their search for and placement in a home sharing arrangement. Additional responsibilities include facilitating outreach activities to raise awareness of the Home Sharing Program in San Mateo County.
Catholic Charities
Program Director for Youth Club
The Program Director for Youth Club plans and directs all aspects of the program. This person is responsible, in accordance with regulations and philosophies of Catholic Charities Policies, for maintaining program and fiscal operations, overseeing and developing staff, and acting as a lead in resource development for the program.

Thrive Job Board – New Opportunities!

Job Board

If you are looking for meaningful work – or know someone who is – there are some great opportunities via Thrive’s excellent job board, at this link.


Job Opportunity: Health Specialist

MNCHuman Services Alum Kristine Ramillo wanted to make sure that NDNU PSP students new of a job opportunity at Mission Neighborhood Centers in San Francisco.  (Thank you, Kristine!)

The job description and instructions for applying can be found at this link:

Human Resources Internship – PAID

2018 Human Resources Internship is open to students an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in human resources, business or another relevant degree.
Internship Deadline: Ongoing
Award Amount: paid
Internship Type: Fulltime
Applicants can get more information through the given link: Human Resources Internship
Internships and Financial Aid Adviser