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Government and Government Relations Attorney in San Francisco, CA

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Company name

HomeBase, the Center for Common Concerns .

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

May 03,2018

Posted on

Jan 20,2018

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Profile

Policy Analyst/Staff Attorney Responsibilities: Supporting implementation of federal, state, and local programs to address homelessness, housing, and poverty. Assisting with data collection and analysis, and solving quantitative and qualitative problems. Identifying the local gaps and assessing the needs of the homeless response system, and providing tailored content and processes to build the capacity of community-based organizations. Guiding implementation of data-driven systems to measure performance, evaluate outcomes, identify cross-system usage trends, and develop policy solutions to address homelessness. Training key stakeholders about best practices, program models, and regulations to educate and inform community-based decision-making processes. Facilitating community-based strategic planning processes and engaging key stakeholders in efforts to prevent and end homelessness. Creating high-quality written, visual, data informed tools for local and national audiences, including curricula, manuals, user guides, and other training and resource materials. Managing with our teams of homeless and supportive housing experts, a dynamic array of projects, team members, and clients.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong public speaking skills. Ability to succeed in a team-based environment and cultivate collaborative partnerships. Demonstrated capacity to identify distinct elements of work, and sequence action across time to achieve results. Strong analytical capabilities and the ability to breakdown complex ideas. Attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple ongoing projects under strict deadlines. Interpersonal skills, flexibility and willingness to travel. Prefers with: MPA, MPP for Policy Analyst position or J.D for staff attorney position, from an accredited university and 3-5 years of relevant workplace experience and knowledge of homelessness, housing, and poverty issues. Demonstrated commitment to the public interest. Experience with homelessness, affordable housing, and other related issue areas. Experience using data analysis to drive decisions, and ability to quickly learn and adapt to new systems and software. Experience with web application development (especially HTML5, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, ColdFusion, and SQL/MySQL); print and graphic design (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop); and/or data analysis (Tableau and SPSS) would be valued. Experience with HMIS or another Management Information System (MIS), is valued.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, writing sample (policy or advocacy brief preferred), at least three references, and salary history.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
HomeBase, the Center for Common Concerns .
870 Market Street
Suite 1228
San Francisco, CA 94102