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Associate Program Director

Urban Services YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
Program Director
Salary range: 
$66,560 to $78,000 annually
Start date: 
Feb 07, 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

The Associate Program Director for the CHAMPS program is responsible for managing staff support and ensure programming is done in accordance to grant guidelines. The Associate Program Director will promote and implement programs that focus on health equity, prevention of chronic disease, and activities that support optimal physical/ behavioral holistic health among San Francisco’s Black/ African American community and all residents to HOPE SF sites. This program is a partnership with both the Department of Public Health located at the HOPE SF sites and will focus exclusively on working with families living in the Potrero Hill, Hunters View, Alice Griffith, and Sunnydale public housing developments.

This position importantly provides management and leadership at all aspects of branch activity including the improvement of staff related matters, team building and partnerships with the community. It will be primarily concerned with supporting all levels of programming across the four sites, as well as continual relative improvement of the site’s overall functionality, community engagement, and focus on access to health and wellness resources and support.

Salary Range: $66,560 TO $78,000 annually

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21+ years old
  • BA in health-related field or equivalent work experience
  • One year minimum experience creating and implementing effective outreach plans
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrate follow through on tasks: multi project/ multitask orientation
  • Strong leadership skills, program development experience, and an understanding of enhancing community engagement
  • Staff development and training experience
  • External relations/ business development to maintain and enhance contracts with County and governmental partners
  • Familiarity and experience working in or with DPH, Hope SF, community-based agencies and other key SF city partners
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, and generational backgrounds
  • Proven ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Hope SF community and revitalization processes
  • Reflect a professional demeanor, pleasant personality, and a sense of humor
  • Ability to manage a program budget and keep partners and staff on track financially
  • Experience complying with confidentiality policies and procedures and mandated reporting laws
  • Ability to remain Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant
  • YSF approved CPR and First Aid Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four + years of experience creating and implementing effective outreach plans
  • Fluency in Spanish/ English or Cantonese/ English
  • Certificate as a Community Health Worker, Mental Health Peer Specialist Certificate or related certification from an educational institution or approved provider






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