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
The YMCA Restorative Practice Program Leader will assist in the overall function and supervision of the Creation Station Enrichment Program. This position is responsible for helping to maintain a safe space for all youth and their families; ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all staff, program participants, their families, and school community. This role will include being a restorative practice coach/liaison on implementing effective strategies to boost student STEAM achievement; working closely with the school day and after school leadership teams; organizing special events to increase safe & supportive culture and climate; and gathering and synthesizing resources for community programs and families that focus on self-esteem, confidence and conflict mediation. The goals are to develop a community and manage conflict by repairing harm, building relationships and establishing a safe environment. The Restorative Practice Program Leader is experienced in the Restorative Practice Model and passionate about strengthen social skills in youth. The Program Leader will provide a positive role model to Youth within the philosophy of YMCA standards and expectations with emphasis on character counts philosophy. This will be done under the direction of the Site Coordinator. Other responsibilities include planning and implementing all daily activities for the participants.
- At least 21 years old
- At least 2 years of college, AA degree; Bachelor’s Degree with teaching credential or passing score on NCLB exam preferred
- Experience working with Elementary School students and Restorative Practices
- Must be available Mondays-Fridays (some weekends)
- Bi-lingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin or Vietnamese preferred
- Current CPR and First Aid Certification, finger print and TB test clearance
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