Homeless Program Manager

  • City of San Rafael, CA
  • 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Human and Social Services Project Management

Job Description

HOMELESS PROGRAM MANAGER $93,396 - $144,900 Annually DOQ/DOE

The City of San Rafael is seeking to fill a Homeless Program Manager (Fixed Term - with a three-year guaranteed term).

This position will play a vital role in addressing homelessness and housing issues in our community and forward the overall goal of the City to end chronic homelessness. The City has had great success in dramatically transforming the local system of care for people experiencing homelessness and is looking for strategic and pasionate individuals who can continue to champion these programs. The City of San Rafael is an innovative, forward thinking organization where you will have a lot of autonomy and take on exciting projects and become a key part of our dynamic leadership team.

The Homeless Program Manager will effectively manage the City's homess policies and programs, related to rent stabilization, affordable housing, project financing and homeless housing strategies, who is excited about public service. This position will also play a critical community engagement role in working with the public to build understanding and support for these efforts, while also utilizing public input to iterate our approach. The Homeless Program Manager also engages regularly with other City departments in addressing social inequities and working with our underserved communities. This position will have the opportunity for both policy and programmatic work, grant administration, as well as in-the-field work with frontline practitioners.

For more information about this position, please follow this link:https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/ or view the brochure that is attached for more information in regards to this position and how to apply.

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Ideal Candidate


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bacherlor's degree in Public Policy, Social Sciences, Public Health, Public Administration, or a related field AND
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Driver's License.
  • Four (4) years or progressively responsible experience in the development, delivery, monitoring, or evaluation of community programs with at least two (2) years of experience working with the homeless and at least two (2) years of supervision, leadership or management of complex programs/projects.


The City of San Rafael offers an attractive compensation and benefits program. The salary for this position is Manager: $93,396 - $144,900 annually DOQ/DOEand a competitive benefits program including:
  • Retirement:Participation in PARS (Public Agency Retirement System). Employer contribution of 3.75% and employee contribution of 3.75% of their salary to the retirement plan.
  • Health Insurance:Full flex cafeteria plan which can be applied to a health plan (Employee Only - $634.57; Employee + 1 - $1,269.13; Employee + Family - $1,649.88)
  • Dental Insurance: Fully paid for employee and dependents.
  • Vision Insurance: Fully paid for employee and dependents.
  • Administrative Leave: Ten (10) days of administrative leave per year. Pro-rated based on hire date.
  • Sick Leave:Twelve (12) days of paid sick leave per year. Pro-rated based on hire date.
  • Vacation: Ten (10) days per year. Pro-rated based on hire date.
  • Other Leave: Eleven (11) City holidays and two (2) floating holidays.

Special Instructions

This is an open continuous recruitment and applicants will be interviewed as ideal candidates are identified.

Interviews will be held in Late Septemberso apply ASAP for first consideration.

To apply, please follow this link:https://wbcpinc.com/job-board/

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Closing Date/Time: Until filled

Job Address

1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, California 94901 United States View Map