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Power Scholars Academy Enrichment Leader

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
Buchanan YMCA
Chinatown YMCA
Mission YMCA
Peninsula Family YMCA
Presidio Community YMCA
Richmond District YMCA
Stonestown Family YMCA
Urban Services YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Salary range: 
$19.50 to $22.00 per hour
Start date: 
Jun 10, 2024 to Jul 21, 2024

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.

About the Job

Power Scholars Academy is a summer learning loss prevention and academic intervention program. We support scholars from all over San Francisco and San Mateo County in developing their academic foundation, as well as social emotional and critical thinking skills. Over the course of the summer, scholars spend 3 hours per day, four days per week with credentialed teachers reviewing math and literacy concepts to help catch them up to grade level and prepare them for the year ahead. In the afternoon, scholars spend 3 hours per day with enrichment leaders who lead project-led enrichments four days a week. On Fridays, enrichment leaders supervise scholars on field trip.

The PSA Enrichment Leader is responsible for leading activities that engage scholars through fun, hands-on experiences and support the classroom learnings. They must uplift a common theme that all youth have extraordinary potential and can be scholars. Key areas of responsibility will include maintaining a safe, scholar-friendly environment, planning and implementing engaging and fun activities, and collaborating with the program teachers and instructional aides to create a high-quality summer program.

Pay range: $19.50-$22/hour

Power Scholars Academy programming will be hosted by the following YMCA SF branches in Summer 2024:

  • Bayview: TBD
  • Buchanan: Muir Elementary
  • Chinatown: Gordon J. Lau Elementary
  • Mission: TBD
  • Peninsula: Central Elementary (Belmont), Pollicita Middle (Daly City), Parkside Middle (San Bruno)
  • Presidio: Marina Middle
  • Richmond District: Sutro Elementary
  • Stonestown: Commodore Sloat Elementary
  • Urban Services: Denman Middle, O'Connell HS, Starr King Elementary

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years or older
  • Must be available Monday-Thursday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Able to plan and lead engaging, relevant enrichment programming
  • Able to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations
  • Desire to work with elementary scholars and their families in under-resourced communities
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and technological (computer/internet) skills
  • Able to build relationships and influence scholars, staff, community members, and families
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Committed to the goals of the program and approach
  • Love and respect for children
  • Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player
  • YMCA approved CPR & First Aid certified (may complete upon hire)
  • Fingerprint background check clearance
  • TB test clearance for programs on school sites

Preferred Qualifications

  • 48 units or Associates degree
  • 1+ years of experience working with youth
  • Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Tagalog language skills






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