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Reach and Rise Mentoring Coordinator

Urban Services YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Salary range: 
$24 - $26 per hour
Start date: 
Nov 08, 2023

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 Reach & Rise Group Mentoring Coordinator is responsible for oversight and implementation of the YMCA’s National Reach & Rise Group Mentoring Program at a YMCA association.  A Group Mentoring Coordinator has a background in mental health or social work and who will establish the Reach & Rise Group Program Model by recruiting, training, and matching volunteers, as well as being responsible for managing risk. They ensure uniformity of training curriculum, data collection, outcome objectives, and ongoing clinical support.

This position is concerned with the delivery and coordination of services in the community. To this end, the Group Mentoring Coordinator must have the interpersonal skills to interact with volunteers, youth, and the community. The Coordinator effectively manages and ensures compliance with all aspects of the grant and the partnership agreement with the YMCA of San Francisco. Contract and budget management, organization and systems management, and program development skills required. The position ensures that all goals and objectives are met for the program in their association and must have the ability to clearly document outcomes and data per program protocols.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 21 years old
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or counseling or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience with social work, non-profit program delivery, youth development experience, work with target population.
  • Experience facilitating a psychoeducational or counseling group
  • Working knowledge of case management techniques and processes
  • Must be available for some evening and weekend events
  • Proficiency with Office 365
  • Experience working with the target population
  • Experience working in or with community-based agencies.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated follow through on tasks; multi-project/ multi-task orientation
  • Possess conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work independently and produce results with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, and generational backgrounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication 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