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Thank you for your interest in employment at Family Caregiver Alliance. We are currently hiring for the following positions:


 

Social Worker - Bi-lingual English/Cantonese

Full Time - San Francisco (near Montgomery BART station)

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for caregivers and the people who receive their care.

Families provide 80% of long-term care in this country, and the need for information is great. An estimated 44 million Americans provide unpaid help and support to older people and adults with disabilities.  Family Caregiver Alliance supports these caregivers through education, direct services, advocacy, and research.

FCA has over 40 years of experience advocating for family caregivers. We work in-person in the SF Bay Area, and nationally via phone and online with our FCA CareJourney and FCA Learning Center products. Our team seeks out innovative solutions to caregiver challenges and we engage in the use of technology to expand our reach.

We are located in San Francisco (near Montgomery BART station) with a beautiful view of downtown San Francisco.

Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled Cantonese-speaking human services professional to work with a non-profit organization to positively impact family caregivers on a daily basis. As a Social Worker / Family Consultant you will take on responsibility for conducting comprehensive caregiver assessments, care planning, and on-going consultation. In addition you’ll have an opportunity to lead educational and skill-building trainings across the Bay Area. In this position you will primarily support San Francisco caregivers but may also work in other counties, with a mix of in-office and community-based work.

Responsibilities

  • You will conduct assessments (in-home, by phone, and video conference) and care planning in partnership with family caregivers in English or Cantonese
  • Lead education and skill-building training for caregivers on such topics as self-care and stress reduction, managing challenging dementia care behaviors, and family dynamics
  • Use electronic record system for documentation
  • Initiate respite and other authorized services and track utilization using established protocol
  • Initiate outreach and deliver presentations to community organizations and caregiver groups.
  • Participate in professional development in-services and outside trainings and keep current with aging, disability and caregiving best practices
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of family caregiving
  • Ability to speak, read and write Cantonese and English
  • Public speaking skills to engage caregivers and professionals
  • Experience or strong desire to work with senior adults and those caring for people with chronic, debilitating health conditions
  • Previous experience in and knowledge of community-based health and human services
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an active team member
  • Strong, compassionate problem-solving skills, including the ability to provide essential information to empower the caregiving family to make informed decisions
  • Comfort and proficiency using technology, including telehealth
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write Mandarin is a plus

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, marriage & family counseling, gerontology, mental health or a related field. Master’s degree preferred
  • Two years of experience working with older adults, caregivers and/or disabled adults.   Personal experience and volunteer experience will be considered
  • Proficient computer skills. Electronic record system training provided
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • California driver’s license and/or reliable, dependable access to transportation for home visits, community meetings and presentations throughout the SF Bay Area
     

Compensation & Benefits

  • $50,000-$60,000 depending on experience and education
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • 11 paid employee holidays
  • 100% company-paid health, dental and vision insurance for the employee
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible spending Accounts
  • Life insurance for employee
  • 403(b) with generous discretionary company match
  • Clinical Supervision for those seeking professional licensure (LCSW, MFT, LPCC )
  • Flexible, welcoming work environment

To Apply

If this sounds like you and you’re interested in working with a dedicated team to support our mission, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please write ‘SOCIAL WORKER – Cantonese’ in the subject line and do not send attachments.

FCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

For more information about Family Caregiver Alliance, please visit us online at https://www.caregiver.org.

 


 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Part Time Volunteer Junior Accountant

Family Caregiver Alliance is seeking a self-starter to support the Fiscal Operations of FCA. The position reports to the Fiscal Director and works with the Staff Accountant in accounting operations.

This is an excellent opportunity in the non-profit industry sector for a student aspiring to an accounting career. You will receive opportunities to translate your accounting knowledge into accounting and financial reporting skills.

The successful candidate for this volunteer position will enhance their understanding of internal controls, accounting and financial processes as well as rapidly developing financial reporting and accounting skills and skills in the transaction processing and General Accounting areas (Accounts Payable, Billing, General Ledger, Bank Reconciliation, Account Reconciliations).

This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity requiring 16 hours a week during the school year and additional hours during the non-school periods. The additional hours in the non-school year periods are focused on enhanced training. Our work program is designed to provide you with skills that will make you more competitive in the process of obtaining your initial accounting position upon graduation.  

Responsibilities:

  • General Ledger activities, including journal entry, account analysis and reconciliation
  • Financial report preparation
  • Accounts Payable Processing and Control
  • Billing and Cash Receipts Processing and Reporting
  • Administration of Program Service Activities
  • Department Administrative functions such as records retention activities
  • Contract Analysis and Reporting
  • Budget/Actual Financial Analysis
  • Support of the Fiscal Director, as required

Qualification and Skills:

  • University degree candidate with successfully completed courses in accounting, (Introductory and Intermediate Accounting)
  • Student seeing degree with an emphasis in accounting
  • Competency in Excel
  • Self-directed; seeks technical and professional growth opportunities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong visual presentation skills, strong verbal communications skills
  • Attention to detail, well organized

Compensation

  • This is a volunteer opportunity
  • (transportation subsidy and meal allowance provided)

Send your resume and a cover to Stephen Hu, Fiscal Director at [email protected]. Please include "Part time Volunteer Junior Accountant" in the subject line.

 

For information on other volunteer opportunities, send an email to [email protected], call (800) 445-8106, or visit FCA’s page on VolunteerMatch.

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