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Mandarin Tutor - Starr King Elementary

Urban Services YMCA
Part time
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Reports to: 
Site Coordinator
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Start date: 
Oct 05, 2022 to Jun 02, 2023

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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

Urban Services YMCA is seeking a Mandarin Tutor for the After School Program at Starr King Elementary.

The Mandarin Tutor will work directly with youth to provide academic support and instruction in reading, word recognition, and literacy skill building. The Mandarin Tutor will assist in curriculum development, coordinate tutoring schedules with the after-school program, and plan and implement Mandarin focused enrichments. The Mandarin Tutor will work to implement a culture of learning and understanding among all students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years or older
  • At least 2 years of college (48 units), AA degree, or passing score on After School For All – ExCel Qualification Exam (NCLB)
  • Must be able to assist students with homework, quizzes, and other academic related tasks
  • Must be able to create fun and engaging enrichment plans for students to learn Mandarin and Chinese culture
  • Must have fluency in Mandarin; writing simplified characters and pinyin; reading and verbal fluency
  • Current YMCA approved CPR and First Aid certification (may complete upon hire)
  • Fingerprint background check clearance
  • TB Test clearance
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in Education and Language Arts
  • Teaching Credential
  • Demonstrate knowledge, familiarity, and experience working in or with schools within SFUSD






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