Downtown Streets Team - Ending Homelessness Through The Dignity Of Work




  • DST pays 100% for employee medical/dental/vision with choice of provider, including Kaiser
  • 401k with match of 6% after one year
  • 15 accrued days of PTO to start
  • 20+ days off with pay, including 4th of July week and Christmas Eve through New Years Day
  • Additional one month paid sabbatical after 5th year of employment
  • Free gym membership

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  • Flexibility that supports your personal and professional success
  • 3 month new hire training program
  • Personalized training and development plan
  • Opportunities for internal growth and development
  • Monthly Staff Meetings and Annual off-site conference

Project Manager - Oakland

Job Title
Project Manager - Oakland
Job ID
Oakland,  CA 94501
Other Location

Come work for a growing Non-Profit that offers great benefits with opportunities to advance and learn alongside a group of passionate people.  If you have a passion for working with people experiencing homelessness, we would like to meet you!

The Organization:

Downtown Streets Team has been rated one of "Best Nonprofits to Work For" by The Nonprofit Times for three years (highest ranked non-profit in CA!). We strive to end homelessness by enabling un-housed individuals to restore their dignity and rebuild their lives. Our model was also recognized as one of only five Evidence Based Best Practices in California in 2018. 

The Position:
We’re looking for a full-time Project Manager for our Oakland Community. With the support of the East Bay Program Director, The Project Manager is responsible for the recruitment and management of staff and a community based direct service program to include; development and maintenance of local city, county and business relationships, development and maintenance of funding sources and budget, Team Member recruitment and the development and facilitation of weekly Success Meetings. As well as working directly with Team Members to navigate services and help them reduce the barriers to self-sufficiency through strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills, while managing priorities and workflow.

The ideal candidate will have strong ties to the Oakland area, with a passion for improving the lives and oppotunities of Oaklands unhoused residents. Demonstrated leadership and project management experience will be necessary in order to be successful in this role. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED and 5 years of related experience or Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of related case management experience to include performance management of direct reports.
  • Ability to perform job duties with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills and ability manage priorities and workflow
  • Demonstrate leadership, adaptability, commitment, collaboration and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Excellent listening comprehension, written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation and the scientific method
  • Intermediate math skills and the ability to manage an annual budget
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint programs
  • Valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle 

The wellbeing of our employees is very important to us and we support a healthy work-life balance. The schedule is based on a regular Monday – Friday work week. The job will primarily be performed in the field, with some office hours. Flexibility and local travel is required, dependent upon the needs of the Team Members and work related events such as staff meetings and community events.

The Location:
This position is located in Oakland, CA

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following: 
  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and lifting (up to 25 lbs.)
  • Using personal computer, keyboard, mouse and monitor
  • Writing, reading, speaking in English
  • Observation and problem solving; hearing, seeing, reasoning and decision making
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations for budgeting


  • Generous Salary
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Competitive benefits package including a 401k match of 6% after one year
  • Flexible schedule
  • Sabbatical after 5 years of employment
  • Unique culture and passionate coworkers
  • Additional compensation for Bilingual (Spanish) fluency

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Downtown Streets Team is a 501(c)3 Organization. Donations are tax deductible. EIN 20-5242330