Current Employment Openings


Fund Development Assistant Position Description

The Mentoring Center (TMC) is currently recruiting for a Fund Development Assistant.

Consultant, Variable hours per week.

The Fund Development Assistant will assist with fundraising and fund development efforts. Work for this consultant position is project based (no minimum hours).

POSITION SUMMARY (partial job description)

  • Search for and research grant opportunities
  • Conduct research on foundations and other sources of funding
  • Manage Salesforce database (for donors and funders)
  • Maintain grants calendar
  • Correspond with donors and funders
  • Assist with research, preparation, and submission of proposals
  • Attend fundraising/fund development workshops
  • Assist with the organization’s fundraising events and campaigns
  • Compile and maintain information on donors and donor prospects
  • Other duties as assigned
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Young Adult Life Coach/Case Manager

The Mentoring Center (TMC) is currently recruiting for a Young Adult Life Coach/Case Manager.

The Young Adult Life Coach/Case Manager position is responsible for the provision of
case management and life coaching for young adults (female and male) aged 18 – 35
through the City of Oakland’s Department of Violence Prevention Program. This
position requires an individual who is detail-oriented, deadline-driven, communicative,
self-motivated, and collaborative.

POSITION SUMMARY (partial job description)

  • Provide intensive case management and life coaching to young adults (ages 18-35) who are involved in the criminal justice system;
  • Provide client referrals to community service providers;
  • Maintain intensive follow-up contact with clients, family, friends, and service providers;
  • Maintain relationships with community-based service providers, including employment providers, and education and training;
  • Document consistently and accurately in records all contacts with clients;
  • Enter accurate client data, including client contact information on a timely and regular basis into the City-Span database;
  • Participate in evaluation efforts as directed by The Mentoring Center and/or Department of Violence Prevention Program staff;
  • Attend bi-weekly The Mentoring Center staff meetings;
  • Attend additional trainings and meetings at The Mentoring Center;
  • Other duties as assigned
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Youth Life Coach/Case Manager

The Mentoring Center (TMC) is currently recruiting for a Youth Life Coach/Case Manager.

The Youth Life Coach/Case Manager position is responsible for the provision of Life Coach/Case
Management and follow-up services for youth (female and male) aged 14 – 18 through the City
of Oakland’s Department of Violence Prevention Program, that provides comprehensive
services to youth-offenders and their families in Oakland. This position requires an individual
who is detail-oriented, deadline-driven, communicative, self-motivated, and collaborative.

POSITION SUMMARY (partial job description)

  • Provide Life Coach/Case Management support, mentoring, and advocacy to youth referred to the program by other referral sources.
  • Provide assessments and service planning for youth.
  • Provide support to family of youth.
  • Provide client referrals to community service providers.
  • Maintain intensive follow-up contact with clients, family, friends and service providers through home visits and telephone contact.
  • Maintain 24-hour, 7 days a week availability for crisis situations.
  • Maintain relationships with community-based service providers.
  • Document consistently and accurately in records all contacts with clients.
  • Enter accurate client data, including client contact information on a timely and regular basis into the City-Span database.
  • Other duties as assigned
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Program Manager

The Mentoring Center (TMC) is currently recruiting for a Program Manager.

The Program Manager will support The Mentoring Center’s direct service programs by coordinating and managing program activities, assisting with data collection and submission, completing reports, recruiting of participants, collaborating with partner organizations, responding to program inquiries in a timely manner, and participating in DVP convenings and trainings.  As importantly, the Program Manager will be responsible for engaging and enrolling participants in The Mentoring Center’s other complementary programs and activities so that the breadth of TMC’s work is available to each participant.  The Program Manager will report directly to the Director of Programs.

Position Duties (partial job description)

  • Assist the Director of Programs in coordinating The Mentoring Center’s youth and young adult direct-service programs.
  • Represent The Mentoring Center at program convenings, meetings and trainings.
  • Assist with coordinating data collection, as mandated by each program and as is necessary for The Mentoring Center.
  • Assist with timely report submission for grants and contracts.
  • Work with program staff (mentors, life coaches, case managers) and external program partners to provide services to youth and young adults.
  • Assist with site visit preparation.
  • Attend weekly Transformative Mentoring Groups (evenings)
  • Other duties as assigned
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Program Assistant

The Mentoring Center (TMC) is currently recruiting for a Program Assistant.

The Program Assistant will provide administrative support for The Mentoring Center’s direct service programs. This is a part-time, entry-level position.

Position Summary (partial job description)

  • Maintain regular contact with program participants.
  • Assist with weekly Transformative Mentoring Group sessions, including equipment set up.
  • Participate in program activities.
  • Maintain program participant files.
  • Document events, group sessions, and program activities through multiple forms of media (audio and video).
  • Attend all trainings, events, retreats, and professional development opportunities provided for The Mentoring Center staff.
  • Other duties as assigned
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