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Program Specialist - Oakland 

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Job Summary:

The Program Specialist is responsible for overall management of all administrative office procedures for

the program(s) designated. The Program Specialist will process, maintain, and archive all client records,

as well as maintain many complex systems and calendars. Furthermore, the Program Specialist is

responsible for ensuring all client sensitive information is kept safeguarded at all times. The Program

Specialist must also interact with all staff, clients, and guests in a personable, professional, and helpful


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Position Requirements


1.Minimum of 2-3 years in an administrative position.

2.BA preferred (or year for year experience in lieu of BA)

3.Proven computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

4.Ability to travel, approximately 25% of position.

5.Ability to Multi-task, Superb Attention to Detail, Must possess strong organizational skills, Self Motivated, ability to work with little supervision.

6.Excellent organizational skills, ability to work cooperatively and congenially with other employees, flexible, meet deadlines, and good attention to detail skills required.

7.Bilingual preferred in a threshold language as defined by contract.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and, at all times is within safe OSHA standards.


Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (PPO or HMO options)

Employer matching 401(k) retirement plan

Employer paid life insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible Spending Account (both medical and dependent care)

8 Paid holidays

21 days of Paid Time Off

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number ADM-18-00034  
Location FFYC - Oakland  
About the Organization Based in Oakland, California, Fred Finch Youth Center works with young people facing multiple challenges, including homelessness, economic disadvantage, mental health and cognitive disabilities, and histories of significant trauma and loss. Many have experienced abuse; live at or below the poverty line; are growing up in foster care, and are seeking to make their way in the world as independent, strong young adults. Despite their circumstances, these young people possess numerous strengths including tenacity, kindness, and the ability to strive for a brighter future. Committed to the notion that no one is without hope, no matter how desperate their circumstances may appear, Fred Finch staff helps each person we serve find and build upon their strengths so they may reach their potential and lead meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Founded in 1891 as an orphanage, today's Fred Finch Youth Center operates 24 programs in California including mental health, housing, education, and independent living services, providing a pathway to healing and self-sufficiency. Our 127-year history and strong track record have made Fred Finch Youth Center a recognized leader in the treatment of children and families.

FFYC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who does not discriminate and follows all regulations under the Act as well as all the regulations under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act.

Fred Finch Youth Center partners with contracted providers to provide mental health services to residents of the following counties:

* Alameda County * Contra Costa County * Fresno County * Los Angeles County * Merced County * Napa County * Orange County *Placer County * Sacramento County * San Diego County * San Mateo County * Santa Clara County


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