Assistant Program Director, Compass Children's Center

Compass Family Services

About the organization

Compass Family Services helps homeless families and families at imminent risk for homelessness to achieve housing stability, family well-being, and self-sufficiency. We are the access point for any SF family facing a housing crisis and our services include shelter, transitional housing, rental assistance, early childhood education, mental health support, in addition to a broad spectrum of counseling, parenting education, prevention, and support services.

Compass Children’s Center is a nationally accredited enriched early childhood education center with a curriculum tailored to meet the specific needs of children living in extreme poverty and
homelessness. The Center serves 70 children, ages 0-5, and their families each day, and addresses the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of the children, as well as the
functioning and well-being of the families.


The Assistant Program Director assists the Program Director in the management and day-to-day operation of the program site, including but not limited to administrative duties, fiscal responsibilities, funder reporting, safety and health, program development, implementation, supervision and evaluation, supervision of staff as a means to reflect the vision, mission and goals of the organization.

Specific job responsibilities:
- Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports for government funders.
- Enroll and certify families for CDE and childcare food program programs by collecting, verifying and maintaining documentation to meet state income and eligibility requirements, and ensure that client files are in compliance, up-to-date and include all forms as required by CDE, CACFP, Community Care Licensing and other government funders.
- Prepare for contract and licensing reviews, audits and visits in accordance with city, state and federal regulations and guidelines.
- Oversee the Child and Adult Food Program by placing monthly orders with food vendor, preparing monthly fiscal reports, monitoring compliance with food program guidelines and reviewing menus and portions.
- Attend meetings and trainings as required by city and state agencies.
- Maintain and update the eligibility list using Early Learning San Francisco (ELSF), add new families to the list, and recruit new families using ELSF.
- Review and authorize timesheets for assigned staff and foster grandparents.


- Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience with children age 0-5
- Bilingual Spanish required
- Familiarity with Title V programs and early childhood education in SF
- CPR/First Aid certified
- Comfortable working in a non-profit setting serving low-income and high-risk families
- Proven ability to work effectively with adults and children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds
- Must have a minimum one (1) year administrative experience
- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
- Possess good computer knowledge and skills in Internet Explorer, Word, Excel and Outlook
- Strong organizational skills



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively seek to recruit a diverse workforce. Employees must embrace the idea that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging contribute to the success of our underserved communities, and therefore to shared prosperity in our city and region. Compass Family Services is committed to the
continuous work of implementing specific actions that will disrupt systemic prejudice and improve equity across programs and departments, to become an example partners who also believe in a culture of inclusion that leverages diversity.

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