SF Rights-Based Services Counselor

Program · San Francisco, California
Department Program
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $50,000-$53,000

Causa Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC) is seeking a dedicated housing counselor for our SF tenant rights hotline! 

Born through mergers between Black and Latinx organizations in San Francisco and Oakland, Causa Justa :: Just Cause (CJJC) builds grassroots power and leadership to create strong, equitable communities. In 2020, CJJC led its Oakland allies in achieving one of the strongest eviction moratoriums in the country. Earlier in its history, CJJC provided leadership on the campaigns that resulted in due process for immigrants in San Francisco and Oakland. Through rights-based services, policy campaigns, civic engagement, and direct action, we improve conditions for working-class communities and contribute to building the larger multi-racial, multi-generational movement needed for fundamental change.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Tenant Rights Counseling 
    • Process new client/tenant intakes onto our database
    • Provide tenant information, counseling, and resources on our SF tenant hotline 
    • Support tenants w/case follow-up when needed 
    • Maintain database documentation of counseling cases and client information
    • Support in completing tenant counseling reports by making follow-up calls to clients and helping write case updates/summaries 
  • Know Your Rights Workshops 
    • Co-facilitate tenant and immigrant rights workshops (about 1 per month) 
    • Support with updating content/curriculum when needed 
  • Organization
    • Attend team and all staff meetings 
    • Work plan and maintain an updated google calendar 
    • Participate in organizational fundraising drives 


  • Fluent in Spanish & English 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working directly with diverse, low-income individuals 
  • Experience working in non-profit or public sector 
  • Proficient in google suites or microsoft office 
  • Minimum 1 year data entry/database experience 

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary range is $50,000 - $53,000 annually and will be determined by the applicant’s experience. This position includes some weekend work, as hours are based around our members’ schedules, which sometimes fall outside typical weekday 9am - 5pm work hours. 

CJJC offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including reimbursement for out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • Employer subsidized plan for alternative health options (i.e., acupuncture, counseling, massage)
  • Pre-tax commuter and FSA accounts (for health and/or dependent care)
  • Monthly stipend for internet and phone
  • 401k plan with employer contribution
  • Generous paid time off:
    • Two weeks paid vacation in the first year
    • Office closure 2-4 weeks out of the year 
    • Nine observed holidays and one floating holiday
    • Eligible for paid sabbatical after five years

CJJC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person seeking job positions, accommodations, facilities, privileges, services, or membership on the basis of the fact or perception of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, marital status, disability or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status (AIDS/HIV status), or association with members of such protected classes, or in retaliation for opposition to discrimination against such classes. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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