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After School Program Leader - Marin Y

Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Site Coordinator
Salary range: 
$19.50 - $22 per hour
Start date: 
Aug 16, 2023 to Jun 13, 2024

Careers with a Cause

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities. As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of San Francisco offers more than just a job--we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. At the Y, you can discover your passion and a lifelong career helping to solve some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

About the Job

YMCA After School Program Leader provides meaningful and enriching opportunities for youth in YMCA programs that are offered at local elementary and middle schools. The Program Leader will help students develop and strengthen academic, physical, and social skills by providing assistance, tutoring, and mentorship in the After School Program. Program Leaders will provide academic enrichment and tutoring in classroom groups of up to 20 students, as well as organize and provide outdoor recreational activities in the school yards. Individuals hired for this position will work under the supervision of the Program Site Coordinators and Directors, and will need to be flexible, willing to take initiative, be punctual, and able to make a commitment to work throughout the entire school year.

Marin YMCA is seeking a Program Leader for the following sites: 

  • Albert J. Boro Community Center: 50 Canal St, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Brookside Elementary School: 116 Butterfield Rd, San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • Hamilton Elementary School: 5530 Nave Dr, Novato, CA 94949
  • Hidden Valley Elementary School: 46 Green Valley Ct, San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • Manor Elementary School: 150 Oak Manor Dr, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Loma Verde Elementary School: 399 Alameda De La Loma, Novato, CA 94949
  • Lu Sutton Elementary School: 1800 Center Rd, Novato, CA 94947
  • Novato Charter Elementary School: 940 C St, Novato, CA 94949
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School: 755 Sutro Ave, Novato, CA 94947
  • Rancho Elementary School: 1430 Johnson St, Novato, CA 94947
  • San Ramon Elementary School: 45 San Ramon Way, Novato, CA 94945
  • Sun Valley Elementary School: 75 Happy Ln, San Rafael, CA 94901
  • Wade Thomas Elementary School: 150 Ross Ave, San Anselmo, CA 94960
  • Heartwood Charter School: 3125 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • West Marin Elementary School: 11550 Shoreline Hwy, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
  • Tomales Elementary School: 40 John St, Tomales, CA 94971

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 18 years of age for elementary school programs, 21 years for middle school
  • 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 (Elementary or Middle School)
  • Must be highly motivated to provide quality program opportunities to youth
  • Must be a team player
  • Knowledge or expertise in youth development
  • Must be comfortable leading physical activities with youth
  • Must be available daily Monday-Friday during youth program hours; varies 1:00-6:00 pm
  • Must be willing to participate in bi-annual evaluations and supervision meetings as needed
  • TB Test clearance
  • Fingerprint background check clearance

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Bi-Lingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or other languages strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of arts, dance, drama, or sports
  • Connections in the local Marin community







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