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.
In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff working on-site will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work.
About the Job
Under the direction of the Director of Community Programs the KIPP Site Director is responsible for the supervision, operation, development and implementation of dynamic out of school time programs for students at KIPP Bayview Elementary. Highly collaborative, the KIPP Site Director builds and maintains strong and productive relationships with and among youth, families, Bayview YMCA staff, partner organizations and community members of the Bayview. They should be adept at working in a fast-paced environment with students of color and thinking fast on their feet.
- Must be at least 23 years of age
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 3 years or more working with youth in an organized setting and 2 or more years of proven staff development, supervision and training
- Passion for social justice and knowledge of the Bayview Hunters Point community, its residents, and a desire to make a difference
- A commitment to providing young people with the highest-quality youth development experience
- Must be knowledgeable about youth development program design and planning, administration and evaluation, child abuse reporting laws, After School standards, as well as knowledge and awareness of a wide variety of out of school activities
- Must be a talented multi-tasker and an independent worker who is adept at working on a team, thrives in a start-up environment and maintains a flexible and positive attitude
- Must have the ability to develop positive relationships with youth, adults, parents, staff, teachers, administration, the Y and community members.
- Must be able to work independently, have consistent follow through and demonstrate good judgment.
- Excellent organizational skills and multi-project/multi-task oriented, including experience scheduling and coordinating multiple fun and education-focused activities for youth.
- Must know how to grow, motivate and maintain a strong new team.
- Experience working with elementary students in an urban area.
- Team player with proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socio economic, educational, religious, sexual and generational backgrounds.
- Background/Fingerprint/TB Clearance.
- 5 years or more working with youth in an organized setting and 3 or more years of proven staff development, supervision and training
- Master’s Degree in related field
- Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog
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.