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
The Program Coordinator will support the Community Health and Wellness (CHW) African American Holistic Wellness Program (AAHW). CHW’s mission is to reduce health disparities, increase physical and behavioral wellness, decrease social isolation and improve the overall wellbeing of African Americans throughout San Francisco using holistic approaches toward chronic disease prevention, health and wellness, social engagement events, and mental health promotions. The Bayview Hunters Point YMCA has a pivotal role in addressing some of the major challenges faced by San Franciscans, including chronic disease prevention, substance abuse, elderly isolation, weak educational achievement, and productive after school activities for kids.
Under the general direction of the Senior Director, the CHW Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the fidelity of the Adults and Family programs and the Aging Adult Programs. The position does not necessarily work with youth and adolescents but coordinates program activities and cultural events for adults and families.
Salary range: $23.00 to $28.00 per hour
- Minimum 20 years old
- High school diploma or equivalent
- 2 + years of experience coordinating activities in the nonprofit sector for underserved communities and working within the African American Community.
- 1+ year experience as Wellness/Fitness instructor or Wellness coach
- Must be available Monday – Friday with some evenings and weekends
- Diversity and inclusion experience
- Basic understanding of violence, abuse and trauma.
- Strong proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word and Publisher).
- Innovative and Creative passion.
- Effectively work independently and in groups.
- Attention to detail.
- Social Media marketing technology knowledge.
- Effective communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated follow-through on tasks.
- Ability to make sound judgement and work with integrity, discretion, and a professional approach.
- YMCA approved CPR and First Aid Certification
- Community Liaison Experience
- Project Management Certificate
- Personal Trainer/Wellness Coach Certification
FOR NEW APPLICANTS:
FOR CURRENT STAFF AT THE Y OF SF:
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.