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
The Presidio Community YMCA, Marina Middle School, and the San Francisco Beacon Initiative seek a creative, adaptable individual who is comfortable being part of a new program. Under the supervision of the Marina Beacon Director, the Health and Wellness Coordinator will support the Beacon’s health and wellness activities at Marina Middle School. The Health and Wellness Coordinator will also collaborate with other Beacon staff and school day counselors, the on-site social worker, and other service providers to identify and accommodate students’ mental, social-emotional, and physical health needs. To facilitate the coordination of services, the Health and Wellness Coordinator will participate in Marina’s Student Assistance Program (SAP), Student Success Team (SST) and other relevant meetings. The Health and Wellness Coordinator will also support students and their families by connecting them to mental health services at and outside the school, engaging them in healthy eating and physical activities, and coordinating partnerships with community organizations to provide additional on-site health and wellness programming. The Health and Wellness Coordinator must be available Monday – Friday, 20 hours per week.
Schedule is somewhat flexible and will be determined with supervisor upon hire; hours may vary slightly in accordance with the SFUSD calendar and program needs, including some nights and weekends. The Health and Wellness Coordinator is not scheduled to work during the SFUSD holidays during the 2019-2020 school year, including Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks.
- BA/BS in social work, public health, nursing, psychology or related field preferred. Minimum educational requirements are: An AA degree or higher OR official transcripts reflecting 48 college units and a high school diploma/equivalent OR Completion of CBEST and a high school diploma/equivalent.
- Minimum of 21 years of age.
- 1-2 years experience working with youth.
- Knowledge of San Francisco community health and wellness services preferred.
- Demonstrated experience recruiting, engaging, and serving parents, caregivers, and youth.
- Understanding of community- and school-based programming based upon Youth Development Practices & Principles, the Common Core State Standards, and Restorative Practices.
- Experience working in communities of color with low-income populations.
- Able to effectively communicate to individuals and groups, both orally and in writing.
- Courteous, professional, and able to reason logically.
- Detail-oriented and well-organized.
- Able to establish and meet deadlines.
- Proven ability to work with people from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual orientation backgrounds.
- Passion for developing and sustaining quality services for youth and families, and a desire to learn and understand needs of YMCA/MMS/SFBI's constituents, staff, and partners.
- CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and YMCA Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
- All employees in SFUSD sites/contracted sites must be fingerprinted through DOJ and FBI AND be cleared before they can start work at the site.
- Position may require the ability to do word processing and data entry for several hours at a time. Position may require sitting, bending, leaning and kneeling on an occasional basis.
- TB test results must be provided upon commencement of employment.
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