Careers

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) meets the urgent needs of at-risk youth and their families in Washington, DC. We believe that young people and families already possess the strengths and abilities necessary to solve their problems and improve their lives. A person who believes he/she can change and who can envision a different life can make that desire real. With more than 30 years of experience meeting the ever-changing needs of DC’s youth and families with innovative programs, we are always willing to listen and ready to help.

SBY seeks individuals who want to improve the lives of runaway, homeless, neglected and at-risk youth and their families in the metropolitan DC area. If you are interested in a career at SBY, please review the current job opportunities listed below and send your resume and cover letter to resumes@sashabruce.org, unless a different email is noted. In addition, please also print, fill out, and include the Application for Employment form found below in your email. Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject of the email. Thank you.

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OCCASIONAL WORKER

HOT JOB! SBY is seeking an Occasional Worker to provide support as a Front Desk Reception and work on business operations and facility related activities. The successful candidate will be responsible to receive and instruct visitors, take messages, answer telephones, administer and coordinate maintenance request, and other inquiries. Will also be responsible to process invoices, produce general correspondence, order and distribute office supplies, coordinate outgoing and incoming mail, fax, and file. Will liaise with the Facilities Manager, IT services, and Operations to schedule and coordinate meetings and conference rooms, will assist with key distributions to staff, receive and monitor in-kind donations, and work with IT services to establish computer access accounts, usernames, passwords, etc. Perform other duties as assigned.

Requires exceptional customer service skills, a high school diploma and 2 years related experience. Must be detailed oriented, reliable, and have knowledge of office management. Must have the ability to ensure the confidentiality of privileged information. Please submit your resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) No walk-ins, telephone calls, or third party agencies please.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the development and execution of human resources strategic initiatives based on organizational needs and for the consultation with leadership regarding employee and agency matters. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director directs employee relations issues that are legally sound and ensure the agency operates in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Will actively partner with various programs for elevated employment matters and ensure the confidentiality of privileged information. Will be responsible to recruit a high level of personnel and oversee performance management processes. Provide leadership and guidance on employee development, policy interpretation, legal compliance, oversight of credentialing, and other related projects. Participate in cross functional initiatives and collaborate with other internal programs on various projects to proactively provide innovative ideas and suggestions for process and organizational improvements. Position requires 10 years experience (3 to 5 at management level), a Master’s degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Expert knowledge of all current federal, state, and local labor laws including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission laws relating to employment. Must possess a strong HR and business acumen and have a keen ability to maintain confidence, integrity, and persistence, and follow-through through personal effort. Please submit your resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) No walk-ins, telephone calls, or third party agencies please.

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible to administer, maintain, and communicate the SBY credentialing process and help to ensure all training, licenses are monitored, tracked, and renewed on a timely basis. Will assist in the development and provide oversight for the SBY recruitment and staffing initiatives and participate in coordination of posting job vacancies, policy interpretation, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and managing the new employee orientation program. Will also be responsible for conducting exit interviews and provide support for employee investigations, benefits administration, and performance management. Reporting to the Human Resources Director, the Generalist administers internships, volunteer, and subcontractor programs. Will also assist the HR Director to ensure all compliance issues are met and reported timely and accurately and supply timely communication and feedback on issues affecting business area performance utilizing surveys, focus groups, and other diagnostic vehicles. Serve as the lead to promote HR automation, documentation, and support organizational best practices. Requires a Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field as well as 2-3 years related experience. Basic knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, including knowledge of EEO, ADA, FMLA, performance management, benefits, credentialing required. Will ensure the confidentiality of privileged information. Please submit your resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) No walk-ins, telephone calls, or third party agencies please.

HOUSEKEEPER/COOK (3 Part-time Needed 5 Days a Week)

Sasha Bruce Youthwork is seeking 3 part-time Housekeepers/Cooks to perform a full range of custodial and cooking duties. The primary responsibilities include cleaning of assigned buildings and facilities and food production in the kitchen operations. Duties include but are not limited to providing coverage for other service workers during scheduled and unscheduled leave. The housekeeping responsibilities include cleaning multiple facilitates sites (cleaning restrooms and showers, mopping and waxing floors, emptying trash, washing walls and glass, and overall sanitization, perform routine maintenance activities, will notify management of need for repairs, and clean ice or related debris from affected areas. Additionally, will issue supplies and equipment according to established budget and responding to requests and addressing any issues within the requirements. Must understand and comply with employee’s safety and use of chemicals and equipment and maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition. The cooking responsibilities include creating food from scratch. Will play an integral role in food production, purchase and prepare large quantities of food, follow standardized recipes, within required production schedule and sanitation standards. Will also be responsible to maintain basic food recipes, preparation, service and sanitation principles and provide leadership in the preparation and serving of high quality and great tasting meals. Responsible to be considered “on-call” and available for emergency housekeeping and facility operations before and after normal work hours. Must adhere to other duties as assigned in a collaborative, efficient, and willing manner at the request of immediate supervisor, staff, and senior leadership, and other SBY constituents. Must have the ability to gain and sustain various background and clearance checks. The candidate must have at least 2 years of janitorial experience and 3 years experience as a cook and the ability to obtain a food handler’s license, the ability to stand, lift, and manage equipment in the amount of 20 to 25 pounds. Also have great customer service skills, multi-tasking and knowledge of janitorial and unique cooking skills highly desired. Qualified candidates please send cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls walk-ins or third party agencies please.

FACILITIES TECHNICIAN (Full-time)

Exciting Opportunity! Sasha Bruce Youthwork is seeking a full-time Facilities (Maintenance) Technician for its DC-based multi-facility youth program. The skilled candidate will be responsible for monthly inspections of all residential properties, and repair or replace defective building parts using power tools and hand tools. Will also be responsible to be considered “on-call” and available for emergency facility operations before and after normal work hours. Must adhere to other duties as assigned in a collaborative, efficient, and willing manner at the request of immediate supervisor, staff, and senior leadership, and other SBY constituents The successful candidate must have a High School diploma or GED and five years related experience. The candidate must possess and utilize own tools, possess and own a vehicle, have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record. They must have the ability obtain and maintain various clearances and be able to perform duties independently and adhere to and follow oral and written directions . Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of building grounds and vehicle maintenance is needed. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls or third party agencies please.

RESIDENTIAL ACTIVITY MONITOR, REACH PROGRAM (Friday, Saturday, Sunday 2:00pm to 10:00pm)

SBY is seeking a part-time Residential Activity Monitor to be responsible for providing direct services to clients in a residential program for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, including individual, group and family counseling, case management, referrals and crisis intervention. All services are aimed at maximizing the client’s progress towards a supported and criminal free lifestyle. The candidate will be responsible for reporting, planning and implementing weekend activity schedule. Will also plan, schedule, organize and supervise recreational activities. Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings and recreational . Must have 5 years experience, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work or related field of study, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with adolescents/ youth in the juvenile system highly desired. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls, walk ins or third party agencies please.

OVERNIGHT COUNSELOR, REACH PROGRAM (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 9:30pm to 7:30am)

Opportunity Knocks! SBY is seeking an Overnight Counselor responsible for monitoring the safety and well being of male youth (between the ages of 12-18) in the Juvenile Justice System that are temporarily placed in community residential shelters Will be responsible to provide clinical and crisis intervention, report, plan and implement weekend activity and recreational schedules. Will make regular house check and individual room inspections as required. Represent SBY in meetings and public forums. The successful candidate must have a degree in criminal justice, social work or related field of study, 5 years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with adolescents/ youth in the juvenile system highly desired. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls, walk ins or third party agencies please.

CASE MANAGER REACH, REACH PROGRAM (2pm to 10pm Mon thru Friday (1 weekend per month)

We are seeking an innovative Case Manger to provide direct services to clients involved in the Juvenile Justice System to include individual, group and family counseling, case management, referrals and crisis intervention. Incumbent will conduct client assessments; counsel clients and family members; provide case management services, and develop individual treatment plans with clients. Will also provide client progress report notes, assist with discharge and aftercare planning, and provide office coverage during shift assignments, maintain house safety and enforce house rules. The successful candidate will have 5 years experience, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work or related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with adolescents/ youth in the juvenile system highly desired. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

ACTIVITY MONITOR (CHLOE PART-TIME WEEKENDS)

SBY is searching for a Activity Monitor that is responsible for coordinating and participating in life skills group sessions and resident activities to promote social interaction, reality and intellectual stimulation. The person provides house and office coverage, maintains control and continuous supervision of clients, enforces house rules and monitors house for cleanliness and safety. The person will maintain records, including accurate reports of house activities in a house log. Will provide crisis intervention and on-site counseling. The successful candidate must have 5 years experience, a Bachelors degree in social services field, or a combination of education and experience. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

CASE MANAGER (CHLOE HOUSE) – (7am to 3pm Day Shift)

We are seeking an innovative Case Manger to provide house and office coverage and maintain control and continuous supervision of clients, enforce house rules, and monitor house for cleanliness and safety. The person will need to provide the Program Manager with timely accurate documentation of all services provided, including client progress reports. As wells as client assessments: counsel clients and family members provide case management services and develop individual treatment plans and clients. The candidate must have knowledge of issues of homelessness sufficient to sustain program requirements. They must demonstrate the ability to work with community leaders to raise funding of programs and skills to conceptualize and effectively lead complex projects. The successful candidate have at least have 5 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults, Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field or a combination of education and experience. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

FACILITATOR (part-time) -20 Hours Weekly

We are seeking an energetic, part-time Facilitator to lead various TOP Clubs programs according to the grant requirements and copyrighted curriculum. Successful candidate will implement community service activities, academic enrichment and other specialty programs. Collaborate, promote and deliver quality programming in collaboration with program staff and community partners. Maintain healthy and appropriate relations with students, focusing on safety, support, interaction, and engagement. Provide accurate documentation of services provided, including reports of problems that require immediate attention. Maintain familiarity with local services (both internal and external of the Agency). Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field and a minimum of two years experience delivering competency-based services for youth. At least 1 year of group facilitation experience with middle and/or high school youth required. Strong communication and organizational skills and demonstrated ability to provide a strength based approach with youth on life issues. Ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required for the program. Please submit your resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No phone calls or third party agency inquiries please.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

SBY is searching for a seasoned Director of Finance responsible for directing the organization’s financial reporting, information technology and administrative/facility operations. Incumbent will act as the lead staff liaison to the Executive Director, Treasurer and Board of Directors on matters relating to financial targets and performance. Will provide strategic and tactical direction for financial, facilities, and information technology. The Director will establish and implement policies and procedures to ensure that program operations are in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices and the regulations of funding sources. Will oversee the development of the annual budget and its regular review throughout the year and provide an updated forecast of revenue and expenditures. Will ensure adequate cash flow and liquidity to meet operations. The successful candidate will have 5 to 7 years experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. Master’s degree and CPA highly desired. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) No phone calls or third party agencies please.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – Resident Empowerment Adolescent Community Home (REACH)

We are seeking a Program Director to be responsible for maintaining the day to day operations of the program in compliance with contractual agreements, including; personnel, clinical services, building maintenance, program finance, administrative systems, reporting, and development. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison to SBY’s administrative staff, other SBY programs and the community at large. Will ensure the highest quality crises intervention, life skills, education, counseling, and housing services are provided to clients, develop and maintain administrative systems to facilitate and enhance the delivery of services, assess client applications and facilitate regular client progress reviews. A degree in Human Services or related field and a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required. Submit cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) No phone calls or third party agencies please.

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