LifeMoves is formerly InnVision Shelter Network

Open Full Time Positions

Development Positions

LifeMoves is seeking a motivated, positive, team-oriented individual to serve as a Senior Grant Writer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the entire Grants team in leading all LifeMoves grant and contract applications and submissions.  The Senior Grant Writer works closely with the Development, Finance, Program, and Compliance Teams to pursue and achieve the fundraising goals of LifeMoves’ operating and strategic plans. This is a part-time position; some evenings and weekends may be required. Specific duties include:

  • Identify, cultivate, secure, and renew public contract and private grant funding
  • Review and recommend application strategies and approaches for all public and private RFP solicitations
  • Attend public contract and private grant RFP information sessions
  • Build and maintain expert knowledge of LifeMoves programs and research economic and labor market indicators and policies/theories concerning homelessness and homeless service providers to prepare accurate, comprehensive, and persuasive funding requests and reports
  • Lead writing, preparation, and submission of all public and private letters of inquiry and proposals, including drafting creative, engaging cases for support incorporating relevant, current research for organization operating funds and specific programs and projects
  • Facilitate cross-functional communication and collaboration with Program and Compliance Teams to develop specific, relevant, achievable goals and objectives for each funding prospect
  • Coordinate with Finance Team to present accurate budgets
  • Assemble and submit high-quality private grant and public contract proposals
  • Maintain accurate and complete grant records in Raiser’s Edge, and in electronic and paper formats
  • Assist with public and private grant and contract updates and reporting
  • Maintain grant and contract submissions calendar and provide regular updates of grant activity and deadlines
  • Organize and facilitate weekly Grants Team meeting with cross-functional organization representation
  • Provide regular updates of grant and contract activity, deadlines, and awards/declines
  • Participate in strategic planning, development team, and quarterly business review meetings

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 year experience writing and editing grant and contract letters of inquiry and proposals
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, critical-thinking, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent, proactive communication skills
  • Performance-driven attitude, with high standards and a proven ability to achieve established goals and milestones
  • Proven ability to work independently with multiple deadlines in fast-paced environment
  • Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
  • English fluency required
  • Strong technical skill with Microsoft Office suite
  • Reliable transportation and access to personal vehicle required
  • Commitment to LifeMoves mission and values

How to Apply:           

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to adminjobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

LifeMoves seeks a self-directed individual with a proven track record of stewarding long-term relationships and securing financial resources to serve as an Individual Giving Officer. The officer is responsible for effective strategies and systems for raising significant gifts from individual donors. H/she carries a portfolio of established donors and meets a specific personal revenue goal. S/he is a highly collaborative member of the senior management team for Development and fulfills a primary role in the organization’s individual giving strategy. The Director also works closely with some board members to help them achieve their fundraising responsibilities.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Develop and execute personalized strategies for individual donors
  • Partner with marketing to plan and design strategic cultivation and stewardship events and fundraising appeals
  • Emphasize the identification and cultivation of major donor prospects ($5,000+), utilizing 1-on-1 visits, agency activities and events, program staff, board members, as well as the CEO to achieve growth targets
  • Relationship manager for a personal portfolio of donors, developing and implementing strategies to move these prospects towards established goals, choreographing cultivation moves, working collaboratively with other staff and volunteers as appropriate and ensuring timely follow-through
  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Individual Giving, V.P. of Development, and Development Committee, recommend strategies to increase giving from assigned individual donors
  • Work closely with CEO and Board Members, providing them with fundraising support and coaching for their identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts, always treating donors with the utmost in courtesy and respect
  • Ensure all donors receive appropriate, prompt acknowledgement and updates on the impact that their gifts have made
  • Stay informed and knowledgeable about Programs, maintaining the capacity to share our successes with donors, volunteers, and the community
  • With support from Development operations team, measure, track and report progress against revenue targets and other established metrics (such as new donors, retained donors, cultivation moves, etc.)
  • Provide staff support for the board development committee, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Compelling and inspirational communicator
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years work experience in fundraising and/or sales
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build relationships with people from a wide diversity of backgrounds
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced environment with excellent follow-through
  • Values-driven individual with track record of achievement and proven ability to innovate and manage towards ambitious goals.
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team effort
  • Ability to stay current on industry trends, to think creatively and propose new ways to engage donors.
  • Comfortable externally representing the organization
  • Familiarity with AFP professional fundraising standards

How to Apply:           

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to adminjobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

Programs Positions

The Community Health Outreach Worker (CHOW) will work with LifeMoves’ Homeless Outreach Team (HOT), San Mateo County Street Medicine team and other community partners delivering health care services to the street homeless population. The CHOW’s primary function will be to engage street homeless individuals in services, provide resources and linkages to help them carry out their health care plans. The CHOW will act as a liaison between the Homeless Outreach Team, the Street Medicine team and the San Mateo Medical Center. The CHOW will ensure that the street homeless population’s health care needs are being addresses, treated and managed.

Position Duties:

  • Conduct medical needs assessments to individuals living on the street
  • Coordinate with Street Medicine team to address medical needs of clients
  • Keep Street Medicine team up to date with client’s medical statuses, additional needs and any follow up care needed
  • Assist in scheduling medical appointments
  • Act as the point of contact for each client, if they need it, at San Mateo Medical Center and other medical facilities
  • Provide transportation or help coordinate transportation to and from medical appointments
  • Accompany clients to their medical appointments if needed
  • Transport equipment, medication and or test results on behalf of the Street Medicine team
  • Provide relevant resources, health information and linkages based on individual health care needs
  • Create care plans with each client and help them set health related goals
  • Keep up to date case notes and data
  • Keeping team calendar up to date with client’s appointments

Qualifications:

  • Prefer Undergraduate degree
  • Professional experience in working with homeless individuals
  • Demonstrated ability working with individuals from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Comfortable interacting and communicating with medical professionals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; comfortable presenting in front of groups
  • Strong organizational, detail oriented, and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and effectively as part of a collaborative team
  • Display a high level of initiative and commitment towards completing duties efficiently
  • Valid California driver’s license and proof of insurance

Trained in or will be trained in

  • CPR/ First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention
  • Basic medical terminology
  • Health education and health promotion

How to Apply:  

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

LifeMoves is seeking a dependeable, people-oriented individual to join the Julian Street Inn team. The Intake Coordinator is a key position responsible for the health and safety of program participants. This is a visible position, as the right candidate interacts with county partners and prospective clients on a daily basis.  This is accomplished through a thorough understanding and execution of facility policies and protocols.

Position Duties:

  • Review and respond by call or email to referrals within 24 business hours
  • Actively manage scheduling processes for new clients
  • Responsible for accuracy of the bed-list and other client tracking tools
  • Keep track of client Length of Stay; proactively fill beds
  • Responsible for regular reporting to inside and outside partners
  • Keep track of specific needs as stated by different contracts
  • Be available to welcome new participants and supervise move-ins and move-outs as needed
  • Attend meetings with community partners
  • Assist with front desk tasks
  • Work cooperatively with other staff in assisting clients toward the goals of permanent housing and stable income
  • Handle emergencies relating to shelter participants, including illegal activity, violence, failure to observe critical rules and medical emergency. Call police or other appropriate authorities if an emergency response required.  Notify Program Director and/or Case Management staff
  • Provide information and emergency supplies to clients as needed
  • Identify and inform Associate Program Director or Program Director regarding maintenance issues.
  • Run or assist with client groups and classes
  • Some case management or project management may be required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, with strong preference to advanced education (Nursing, Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field)
  • Prefer a minimum two years’ experience in serving homeless individuals in crisis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with other agencies
  • Experience with dually diagnosed clients and the chronically homeless
  • Understanding of the issues faced by disenfranchised populations
  • Bi-lingual capabilities are helpful
  • Valid California driver’s license and proof of insurance

How to Apply: 

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

As Residential Manager of Redwood Family House, you will be expected to supervise client activities within the shelter, maintain a safe and supportive atmosphere, and ensure client adherence to program rules, especially regarding clean and sober behavior.

Position Details:

  • Support clients with day to day activities including:
  • Assist with chore completion and clean-up
  • Distribute mail to clients on the weekends
  • Take messages off client and office phones as assigned
  • Be available to welcome new participants and supervise move-outs as needed
  • Provide information and emergency supplies to clients as needed
  • Maintain a clean and sober environment
  • Monitoring night and weekend activity at program site to ensure that rules are observed by participants
  • Supervising and recording curfew arrivals of client families between the hours of 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. during on-duty nights
  • Responding to any crisis which arises in the apartment complex between the hours of 8:00 p.m. through 8:00 a.m. during on-duty nights
  • Completing assigned record-keeping tasks.  Record-keeping required shall include, but not be limited to: recording each family’s curfew arrival time in the nightly log
  • Accurately logging the sequence of events of all nightly situations that may arise and will need to be addressed by staff
  • Assist with site maintenance and operations as needed including organizing supplies and donations and assist in maintaining current inventory of supplies and donations. Accept donations on weekends or as needed
  • Maintain cordial relations with neighbors
  • Handle maintenance emergencies as needed and notify maintenance staff about necessary repairs, including plumbing problems, broken locks, faulty lights, etc.
  • Assist with evening volunteer activities as assigned
  • Work cooperatively with other staff in assisting clients toward the goals of permanent housing and stable income
  • Notify social work staff in case of emergency relating to shelter participants, including illegal activity, violence, failure to observe critical rules and medical emergency.  Call police or other appropriate authorities when social work staff cannot be reached, or an emergency response is required.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, trainings

Qualifications:

  • Must be responsible, have experience working with people in crisis and/or monitoring residents
  • Ability to relate and communicate clearly with people and be a good problem solver
  • Conflict resolution skills & Spanish speaking a plus

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

LOCATION: Shifts available at multiple sites in Santa Clara County
   • San Jose | Julian Street Inn
   • San Jose | Montgomery Street Inn
   • San Jose | Commercial Street Inn
   • San Jose | Villa
HOURS: various
SALARY: $13.50/hour

LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. Our successful therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and motivate our clients to achieve autonomy. LifeMoves operates over 15 major sites from Daly City to San Jose.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Residential Services Coordinator’s (RSC) primary role and responsibility is to provide safety supervision of program participants; and, work collaboratively with other staff in assisting clients towards the goals of permanent housing and stable income. Successful RSC’s will demonstrate a strong attention to detail, multi-tasking, and diplomatic limit setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: client exit and entry supervision, monitor client activities ensuring program rules are abided, answering phones, accepting donations and helping maintain cordial neighborhood relations. 

QUALIFICATIONS

This is an entry level position that will help you gain real life work experience working with the homeless and serving marginalized populations. We are seeking passionate, team orientated individuals who have a real desire to serve our community and help fight against homelessness.

  • A minimum of high school diploma or GED required.
  • A BA/BS in Social Services, Education a plus.
  • Personal or professional experience/education working with mental health clients a plus.
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred, but not mandatory.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

LOCATION: Shifts available at multiple sites in San Mateo County
   • San Mateo | First Step for Families
   
• Redwood City | Maple Street Shelter
   
• Redwood City | Redwood Family House
   
• Menlo Park | Haven Family House
SALARY: $13.50/hour

LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. Our successful therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and motivate our clients to achieve autonomy. LifeMoves operates over 15 major sites from Daly City to San Jose.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Residential Services Coordinator’s (RSC) primary role and responsibility is to provide safety supervision of program participants; and, work collaboratively with other staff in assisting clients towards the goals of permanent housing and stable income. Successful RSC’s will demonstrate a strong attention to detail, multi-tasking, and diplomatic limit setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: client exit and entry supervision, monitor client activities ensuring program rules are abided, answering phones, accepting donations and helping maintain cordial neighborhood relations.

QUALIFICATIONS

This is an entry level position that will help you gain real life work experience working with the homeless and serving marginalized populations. We are seeking passionate, team orientated individuals who have a real desire to serve our community and help fight against homelessness.

  • A minimum of high school diploma or GED required.
  • A BA/BS in Social Services, Education a plus.
  • Personal or professional experience/education working with mental health clients a plus.
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred, but not mandatory.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

LOCATIONS:

  • San Jose | Julian Street Inn    
  • San Mateo| First Step for Families

HOURS: Swing & Graveyard shifts
SALARY: $14.50/hour + Benefits
Multiple positions are available.                

LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. Our successful therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and motivate our clients to achieve autonomy. LifeMoves operates over 15 major sites from Daly City to San Jose.

Julian Street Inn is the only dedicated provider of services to mentally ill and dually diagnosed homeless adults in Santa Clara County. 

Villa provides transitional housing to families, and is the only dedicated provider of services to intact families in San Jose.

First Step for Families is an interim housing site dedicated to helping families return to stabile housing and self sufficiency.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Residential Services Coordinator’s (RSC) primary role and responsibility is to provide safety supervision of program participants; and, work collaboratively with other staff in assisting clients towards the goals of permanent housing and stable income. Successful RSC’s will demonstrate a strong attention to detail, multi-tasking, and diplomatic limit setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: client exit and entry supervision, monitor client activities ensuring program rules are abided, answering phones, accepting donations and helping maintain cordial neighborhood relations.

QUALIFICATIONS

This is an entry level position that will help you gain real life work experience working with the homeless and serving marginalized populations. We are seeking passionate, team oriented individuals who have a real desire to serve our community and help fight against homelessness.

  • A minimum of high school diploma or GED required.
  • A BA/BS in Social Services, Education a plus.
  • Personal or professional experience/education working with mental health clients a plus.
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred, but not mandatory.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Technology & Compliance

LifeMoves seeks a dependable, people-oriented, hard-working Program Data Analyst to join our committed team.  Reporting to the Associate Director of Data, Reporting & Compliance, the Program Data Analyst is responsible for program performance reporting, including but not limited to data mining and analysis, explaining variances to Plan, and providing ongoing data and reporting support to program staff and data system users. LifeMoves is in a period of exciting, positive transition, resulting in fluid roles for many employees.  Therefore, customer focus, flexibility and a “can-do”, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude are required.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Reporting & Statistics: Create reports on client demographics and program performance for LifeMoves programs. Collaborate with program staff and government contracts staff to ensure up-to-date and accurate system data. Submit statistics to Finance, Development, and others as requested. Work with Program Directors to ensure all programmatic components of reports (client statistics and narratives) are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Evaluation & Analysis: Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statistical reports for all programs. Work with the VP of Programs and Services and Program Directors to improve data collection and evaluate program efficacy. Develop tracking systems for data collection.
  • Database Training: Assist in training staff on Salesforce.com database changes and other data collection requirements. Understand underlying program processes and tailor training accordingly.
  • Process Documentation: Create and maintain documentation for key business processes
  • Compliance: Keep track of changes to reporting and data collection requirements
  • General Duties: Perform other related duties and departmental coverage as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Attention to details
  • Proficient in Microsoft Access, Excel and Word
  • Experience using Salesforce.com a plus
  • Ability to work independently, meeting deadlines and customer expectations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively internally and with partner organizations
  • Ability to patiently and effectively support non-technical employees with technical tasks and problems
  • Presentation and training skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

HOW TO APPLY

Please e-mail a resume and brief cover letter to adminjobs@lifemoves.org. Include the job title in the subject line and send resume and cover letter as attachments. We do not accept phone calls.

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

 

 

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