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Literacy Tutor - Dr. William Cobb Beacon

Buchanan YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Program Director
Salary range: 
$30.00 to $40.00 per hour
Start date: 
Aug 15, 2023

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About the Job

The Buchanan YMCA After School Program at Dr. William Cobb Elementary Beacon is seeking a Literacy Tutor Enrichment Specialist.

Under the supervision of the Site Coordinator, this position is responsible for leading a variety of academic, enrichment, and/or recreational activities for youth in YMCA After School Programs. With the goal of fostering academic achievement for students, Enrichment Specialists will develop curriculums to support and supplement school wide efforts.

The Enrichment Specialist is responsible for creating and leading classes weekly to Elementary school aged youth (K-5th), in subjects as decided by the program team and Site Coordinator. Programming must be intentional, follow YMCA curriculum guidelines, and be based in Youth Development Principles.

Salary range: $30.00 to $40.00 per hour

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years or older
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, 48 units of college credit, or have successfully passed the SFUSD Instructional Aid exam
  • Must be available: Part time, Monday-Friday, between 1:00-6:00 pm for scheduled enrichments
  • Specialized skills: Knowledge, creativity, and interest in a variety of subjects that center in the goal of having youth developing vital skills that can used, such as arts, music, culture, sports, health and fitness, etc.
  • Able to supervise and guide youth
  • YMCA approved CPR and First Aid certified (may complete upon hire)
  • Fingerprint background check clearance
  • TB Test clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or other languages strongly preferred
  • Connections in the local San Francisco 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