How To Apply for an Installer Position at Lowe’s

Attention all Bayview-Hunters Point Contractors: This information was included in this past week’s BMA meeting minutes, but Lowe’s has come out with a short & easy-to-read Powerpoint presentation on how to apply to become a contracted installer through the new Lowe’s store going up on Bayshore Avenue.  The Powerpoint can be viewed HERE.  If folks reading this can think of anyone who might be interested in this contracting opportunity, please forward this post along to them!


Job Opportunity at Bayview YMCA: Outreach Coordinator

The Bayview YMCA is hiring!  They are looking for an Outreach Coordinator who will work in the Y’s African American Holistic Wellness Program.  The program’s goals are to build a strong sense of community among African Americans in San Francisco, decrease the impact of trauma among residents, and increase the wellness of community members, especially in the Bayview Hunters Point, Western Addition, and the Oceanview-Merced-Ingleside (OMI) neighborhoods. If you or anyone you know is looking for a job, please consider this opportunity.  To see the full job description, click here.

(This is a fulltime hourly position and pays $18/hr.)

Navy Promoting Opportunity for Local Bayview Contractors & Business Owners

An end of June community meeting coordinated by the Department of the Navy will bring information to local Bayview contractors and business owners about opportunities to get contracting work on the Hunters Point Shipyard, according to Navy officials.  The meeting will be held in the Alex Pitcher community room at the Southeast Community Facility (1800 Oakdale Avenue) at 5:00pm on Wednesday, June 30th.  For more details, please see the flier below or contact:

  • Mr. Keith Forman
  • Navy Base Realignment and Closure Environmental Coordinator
  • 1455 Frazee Road, Suite 900
  • San Diego, CA 92108-4310
  • Local telephone number: (415) 308-1458
  • Office telephone number: (619) 532-0913
  • Fax number: (619) 532-0995
  • E-mail: keith.s.forman@navy.milInformation is also available on the Department of the Navy’s Hunters Point Shipyard website:

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June 2010



Business Information Meeting

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The Department of the Navy invites the community to participate in a Hunters Point Shipyard Business Information Meeting.  This is an opportunity for local business owners and independent contractors to learn how to become a contractor for the Navy.  Navy contractors and the Navy environmental cleanup team will present information and answer questions.

Hunters Point Shipyard Business Information Meeting

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Southeast Community Facility

Alex Pitcher Room

1800 Oakdale Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94124

For more information on the cleanup activities at Hunters Point Shipyard, please contact:

Mr. Keith Forman

Navy Base Realignment and Closure Environmental Coordinator

1455 Frazee Road, Suite 900

San Diego, CA 92108-4310

Local telephone number: (415) 308-1458

Office telephone number: (619) 532-0913

Fax number: (619) 532-0995


Information is also available on the Department of the Navy’s Hunters Point Shipyard website:

Click ‘Prior BRAC Installations’ drop-down menu, and then select ‘Former NSY Hunters Point’.

Information and project documents also available at Hunters Point Shipyard Information Repositories:

Bayview-Hunters Point “Food Guardian” Job Opp

The “Food Guardian Project” is recruiting residents of Bayview-Hunters Point interested in working on community food security, urban agriculture, and nutrition education and awareness. This is a stipended, part-time opportunity.   Applicants who are proficient in Spanish, Cantonese, or Samoan language are strongly encouraged to apply:

SEFA Food Guardian (Bayview Hunters Point)

  • Open until filled
  • Stipended Part Time Opportunity (2-5 hrs per week @ $15/hour)
  • Term: Until November 2010 (with possibility of extension depending on funding)
  • Reports to: Food Guardian Project Coordinator (FGPC)

Project Overview

The goal of Southeast Food Access (SEFA) Working Group is to ensure that healthy, fresh, sustainable, and affordable produce is accessible to all residents of the BVHP. SEFA’s works in three main areas: Nutrition Education and Awareness, Urban Agriculture, and Food Access.

Job Description

Food Guardians will help advocate, promote and create a sustainable food system, including access to healthy food for all residents in the BVHP.

Food Guardians will reflect the diversity of the BVHP community. We encourage applicants with a variety of language and cultural competency skills to apply. The Food Guardians will work as part of a team to represent the community of Bayview Hunters Point and work under the supervision of the Food Guardian Project Coordinator.


  • Resident of Bayview Hunters Point
  • Ability to work with diverse communities in BVHP
  • Ability to work professionally & respectfully with community residents, city officials and community based organization staff
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and communication skills

Preferred Skills

  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, or Samoan strongly preferred
  • Experience with grassroots organizing
  • Familiarity with food justice, public health, popular health education
  • Familiarity with computer systems including Internet, Email, Microsoft office

Please submit a cover letter and/or resume describing your relevant experience and knowledge to:

  • Sabrina Wu
  • Food Guardian Project Coordinator
  • Email:
  • Fax: (415) 581-2490
  • Phone: (415) 581-2444
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Job Opening at Recology (formerly Sunset Scavengers)

Please click the below full-time  job description for details.

All resumes and inquiries should be directed to Barbara Munoz at or 415.575.2407

This person will be working to implement commercial recycling and composting programs throughout San Francisco.  A BA/BS degree is required. Chinese or Spanish speaking desired.

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Part-time Garden Director Job Opening at BVHP Boys & Girls Club

The BMA received this email late last week about a job opening at the Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point. Please see the attached job description for the part-time Garden Director position.  To apply, please send / fax a resume and cover letter to:

To apply please send / fax a resume and cover letter to:
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco
Human Resources Department
Fax: 415-445-5463

Here is the introduction to the job:

Garden Director (part-time)

The Garden Director is responsible for the garden program of The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point, located at The Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club.  This includes developing lesson plans, teaching youth ages 6-18, and supervising volunteers and Teen Staff in the day to day operation and maintenance of an interactive teaching garden. He/she is also responsible for being a healthy role-model for Club members and staff.  This is a part-time position.  The hours for this position are approximately 11 – 7:30pm, Tues, Wed, and Thurs and may include occasional Saturdays.

The goal of the program is to involve Club members and their families in all aspects of tending the garden – along with preparing, serving, and eating the food – as a way to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and develop lifelong healthy eating habits.