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Licensed Childcare Program Leader - San Bruno

Peninsula Family 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. 

About the Job

Youth Program Leaders will provide meaningful and enriching program opportunities for youth. Individuals hired for this position need to be flexible, willing to take initiative, are punctual, and able to make a commitment to work throughout the entire school year.

As we begin to reopen our facilities in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it is imperative that all YMCA of San Francisco staff take responsibility for the safety and health of themselves, our members, and the larger community. Everyone will be asked to abide by the following protocols to ensure the YMCA space is clean and sanitary. These responsibilities include, but will not be limited to, submitting to a health check before and after each work shift, sanitizing equipment and frequently used areas with a XX-grade disinfectant, monitoring and promoting social distancing, proper PPE use, and handwashing per the most recent guidelines from CDC, state, county and city by youth and co-workers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years of age for the elementary school programs, 21 for middle school programs
  • Must have 12 units in ECE or related courses or training; 2 years of college, AA degree or a pass score on NCLB (No Child Left Behind).
  • 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
  • Must be comfortable leading physical activities with youth
  • Must be available daily M-F during youth program hours
  • Current EMSA approved CPR and First Aid certs, TB test and live scan fingerprint clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field 
  • 2+ years working with youth and experience writing and leading curriculum-based programming.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin


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 – 1% 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