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


 

Family Consultant

Full Time - San Francisco (near Montgomery BART station)

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA), a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization, works through caregiver education, grassroots advocacy, collaborative research and direct services (in-person in the SF Bay Area and nationally via phone, FCA CareJourney and FCA Learning Center) to improve the quality of life for family and friends caring for adults (18yrs+) living with chronic, disabling health conditions.  FCA staff actively seeks out innovative solutions to caregiver challenges and engages in the use of technology to expand our service reach.

Position:  FCA’s Family Consultant is responsible for conducting comprehensive caregiver assessments, care planning, and on-going consultation and education with family caregivers. This position reports to the Clinical Services Manager. FCA serves 6 counties in the Bay Area out of our downtown San Francisco office and is looking for a Family Consultant to cover Santa Clara or San Mateo County. This position includes a mix of in-office and community-based work.

Essential Duties:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments (in-home, by phone, and by videoconference), and care planning in partnership with family caregivers
  • Lead education and skill-building training for caregivers on such topics as self-care and stress reduction, managing challenging dementia care behaviors, family dynamics, and effective communication techniques
  • Use electronic record system to accurately document all client service units and notes for funding and research reports
  • Initiate respite and other authorized services and track utilization using established protocol
  • Initiate outreach and deliver effective presentations to community organizations and caregiver groups
  • Participate in professional development in-services and outside trainings as appropriate to keep current with aging, disability and caregiving best practices
  • Outreach to individuals and organizations who might benefit from FCA's services
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team on agency-wide initiatives
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of family/friend/partner caregiving with diverse clients
  • Knowledge and skills to assess caregiver needs and develop a plan of care which includes connections to community services
  • Public speaking skills to engage caregivers and caregiving professionals
  • Experience or strong desire to work with senior adults and those caring for people with chronic, debilitating health conditions
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as an active team member
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • 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 computer and other digital technology
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Minimum qualifications:

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

Salary and Benefits:

  • 55K – 58K or DOE
  • Benefits include vacation, sick leave, paid holidays
  •  Company-paid health, dental and vision care, life insurance – 100% for employee
  •  403(b) with generous discretionary company match

To Apply:

  • Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Write FAMILY CONSULTANT in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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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