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Father Joe’s Villages

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1501 Imperial Ave, San Diego


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Father Joe’s Villages offers non profit jobs in San Diego that give back to the community. From cooks to program managers, Therapeutic Childcare positions to administration, truck drivers to facilities staff, we offer a wide range of impactful careers with Father Joe’s Villages. Making a difference on our mission to end homelessness starts here.

Information on Applying for Non Profit Jobs with Father Joe’s Villages

Father Joe’s Villages is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

We consider applicants for all of our non profit jobs and each open position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, citizenship, the presence of a medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. All offers of employment are contingent on pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and a successful background clearance.

We use email as our primary means of communicating with candidates. 

If you do not have an email address, please create one prior to completing a job application form. Email accounts can be easily created by using any of the Internet-based email systems, such as Google, Yahoo or Hotmail. Some of the jobs at our non profit organization require fingerprint clearance through the Department of Social Services and the FBI. All offers of employment are contingent on the job seeker passing a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening.

Some non profit organization jobs in San Diego require a valid California Driver’s License and the ability to obtain insurance clearance under the company vehicle policy. Verification may be required; please refer to the respective non profit job posting for position requirements. Many positions with our charity require computer proficiency and demonstrated ability to accurately maintain a computerized client data system (client data collection, case notes, logs and incident reports). Data requirements will be dictated by job classification.

Frequently Asked Questions About Applying for Non Profit Jobs in San Diego

What makes Father Joe's Villages a special place to work?

Our Mission Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness, one life at a time.

Our CREED It all starts with the CREED (our values):

  • Compassion: Concern for others and the desire to assist.
  • Respect: An act of giving particular or special regard.
  • Empathy: Understanding and being aware of and sensitive to the feelings, thoughts, and the experience of others without judgment.
  • Empowerment: Helping others to help themselves.
  • Dignity: All people are considered worthy of our esteem.

Decades ago, Father Joe’s Villages developed our CREED when a group of staff got together to talk about the agency’s core values and the kind of place they wanted the agency to be. The Village CREED has served as a cornerstone of our work ever since. The CREED is more than just our values, it is our way of doing business and the touchpoint for all interactions amongst staff and amongst our clients. It is what we expect of ourselves and each other. It is the foundation upon which our agency stands and a guiding light.

The CREED is integral to our company culture.

What makes Father Joe's Villages different?

Father Joe’s Villages is San Diego’s leader in ending homelessness. We stand out because of our:

  • Breadth, depth and diversity of our programs and services which includes all major types of housing serving people who are homeless and a range of supportive services to meet our client’s needs;
  • Sophisticated, data-driven approach;
  • Organizational commitment to innovation and best practices;
  • Integrated, interdisciplinary programs that are committed to individualized client support and understanding the unique needs and strengths of each neighbor in need;
  • Safe and dignified environments;
  • Our CREED.

Join San Diego’s largest homeless services provider to prevent and end homelessness, one life at a time.

How do I apply for a position at Father Joe’s Villages?

The process is as easy as 1-2-3.

Step 1 is to select the position(s) that you are interested in by visiting the careers section on our Careers site. Click here to see open positions >>

Step 2 is to apply to the desired open position(s) by clicking “Apply” at the bottom or top of the job description. Then fill out the questionnaire and submit your resume online.

Step 3 is to wait for an automated response from ADP to ensure that your job application was received. A member from our Human Resources will reach out to qualified candidates who meet job requirements.

How long does the recruitment process take?

It depends on a variety of factors, including the number of candidates and interviews that need to take place. A notification is sent to all job applicants once the position has been filled.

Who should I contact if I have any recruitment related questions?

Due to the number of responses, we are only in a position to contact applicants that possess the desired requirements.

What if accommodation is needed?

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability contact the Human Resources Department at (619) 446-2152 or send an email to HR@neighbor.org.

Is Father Joe’s Villages an Equal Employment Opportunity employer?

Yes, Father Joe’s Villages is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

What are the benefits of working at Father Joe's Villages?

Below is a partial listing of the competitive rewards that we offer our employees:

  • Flexible Work Arrangements (Depends on Business Needs)
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off & National Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Onsite Childcare
  • Free Lunch (for most locations)
  • Casual Dress Code