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Reach and Rise Program Assistant

Chinatown YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Community Director
Salary range: 
$18.00 per hour

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

Reach & Rise™ is a one-on-one mentoring program where we match at-risk youth ages from 6-17 responsible for recruiting volunteers, planning and executing monthly group events, and conduct monthly check in with the matches. He/She will be collecting monthly data and provide ongoing support to volunteers and families. We are looking for an individual who has experience working with Chinese families, children, and volunteers. Individual must be able to work independently as well as in a team in a fast paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 21 years old
  • 2 years college/Associate Degree ; MFTI preferred.
  • Must be available: Monday - Friday (some evenings and weekends)
  • Experience working with Families, youth, and adult volunteers
  • Cantonese and/or Mandarin is a must
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification, finger print and TB test clearance


Please send cover letter and resume to: Anna Le;

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