Program Coordinator-Safe Parking

Dreams for Change
September 9, 2021
San Diego, CA
Job Type
Type of Pay
Contact Name
Kyra Bethel
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The Safe Parking Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, planning, organizing, implementing, and coordinating a variety of activities related to the Safe Parking Program that serves individuals living in a vehicle.  The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Director of Programs, and partnering agencies to ensure project goals are met and accomplished.  The Coordinator is responsible for daily program operations.


  1. General oversight of program operations, staff, interns and volunteers
  2. Return potential client’s messages
  3. Assign clients to a program site
  4. Track each site’s enrollment numbers and manage wait list when necessary
  5. Attend community meetings
  6. Develop community partners to support client needs
  7. Facilitate case consultation meeting with program staff and interns
  8. Collect and report outcomes and demographic data
  9. Coordinate meal services and donations ensuring distributions to each site
  10. Order supplies for sites
  11. Provide site support and additional case management support as needed


The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Federal, state and county public assistance programs
  • Community resources
  • Homeless services
  • Trauma informed care
  • Outcome driven programming


The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Human Services, or similar degree, or related field experience required.
  • Must have a minimum of 2-3 years in program services
  • Demonstrates good judgment and has the ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Be driven to succeed, organized, proactive, innovative, responsible, assertive, and flexible
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have the capacity to effectively and efficiently handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with staff, program partners and volunteers
  • Must possess a solid understanding of data collection and program evaluation
  • Must possess a valid CA driver’s license with clean driving record

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