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Academic Program Leader

Urban Services YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Site Coordinator
Salary range: 
$17.00 to $19.00 per hour

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

We are seeking creative talented professional people who are serious about providing meaningful after school opportunities for youth. We need people who are flexible, who will take the initiative, who are punctual and able to make a commitment to work throughout the entire school year, which may include school breaks and weekends (8/12/2019 - 6/2/2020). This Position will focus on the academic readiness of 6-8th graders at James Denman Middle School, manage academic contracts and tutor in all subjects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 19 years of age for the middle school programs, at least 18 years of age for the elementary school programs
  • At least 2 years of college (48 units), AA degree, or a Pass on After School For All-Excel Qualification Exam (No Child Left Behind- NCLB)
  • Must have experience working with youth (Middle School or Elementary School)
  • Must be highly motivated to provide quality After School opportunities to youth
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Knowledge or expertise in youth development, especially in developing Growth Mindset skills
  • Must be comfortable leading physical activities with youth
  • Must be available daily M-F during after school program hours
  • Must be willing to participate in BI-annual evaluations and supervision meetings as needed
  • Current CPR and 1st Aid certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Special Knowledge in Math and English preferred. -Bi-Lingual English/Spanish, English/Cantonese, English/Mandarin speakers are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Connections in the Excelsior or Outer Mission communities or the greater San Francisco Community are a bonus

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All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees