Postsecondary education that has yielded a relevant certificate and/or credential; BA/BS degree and beyond preferred
Four years of experience providing direct service to youth and young adults
Two year of experience working with youth who have experienced the education system failing them, the foster care and justice systems, homelessness, or who are pregnant/parenting
Familiarity with Santa Clara County’s secondary education landscape for those who left high school without their credential, and a strong understanding of the mechanics of the secondary education system
High level of personal accountability for the quality and impact of work for social equity
Excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and strong organizational skills; strong sense of professionalism and ability to navigate conflict constructively
Experience or a desire to learn more about the impact of systems on the lives of youth and young adults
Willingness to work collaboratively, but with the capacity to work independently
Must have a dependable car, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND REQUIREMENTS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and talk or hear.
NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties and/or projects may be assigned.
The position is open until filled.
If you are an excellent fit for this position, please apply online and submit the required documentation
Who We Are
Founded in 1987, the SJCC+CS has provided more than 17,000 opportunity young men and women with academic education, hands-on learning, and development of basic skills. These skills include leadership, communication, computer literacy, and employment training, which will help them to advance and excel in their future and careers. The SJCC+CS offers secondary education courses through its on-site charter school and career technical education and job training through its Environmental Projects and Recycling Departments. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. For more information, please visit: www.sjcccs.org