Emergency Housing Coordinator I

Full-Time (40 hours/week), Hourly, Non-Exempt.

Location: YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA 95112

Base Rate: $25.70/hr – $0.50 bilingual (bilingual not required)

The Emergency Housing Coordinator provides provide counseling, support with crisis and case management, community referrals and gender-based violence education to individuals and families residing in the YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley’s emergency housing programs. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Provides peer counseling, gender-based violence education, crisis and case management, housing first advocacy, community referrals to adult survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking and their children both in person and on the phone using a strength-based, client-centered, trauma-informed approach.
  • Procure supplies as needed for emergency housing programs, including food pickups from food bank or other food provider and basic supplies for clients from vendors.
  • Coordination of daily management of emergency housing program activities

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or college course work in social services field or equivalent combination of education and experience in social service environment. Candidates should have knowledge of sensitivity to sexual assault and domestic violence issues, trauma, gender equity and/or other forms of oppression. Understanding and application of program theories such as trauma-informed care, feminist, and anti-oppression/anti-discrimination frameworks are .  This role may require evening and weekend shifts.

Desired: Bilingual, bi-cultural and bi-literate skills highly preferred. Spanish, Mandarin, or Vietnamese languages. Prior experience of working in Santa Clara County housing market and understanding Santa Clara County geography. Motivational Interviewing skills highly preferred.

Required: Cleared background check (fingerprinting), valid TB test, valid California driver’s license, and auto insurance. Must have completed or be willing to complete a 65-hour California State Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Counselor certification. (Training will be provided). This position requires a Covid-19 vaccination due to the in-person interfacing required, and to promote the health and safety of others in the workplace and our community.

TO APPLY: Submit Resume & Cover Letter to hr@yourywca.org with “Emergency Housing Coordinator” in subject line.  Posting will continue until the position is filled. The YWCA Golden Gate Silicon Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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