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Safety & Support Leader

Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Program Director
Salary range: 
$20.00 to $24.00 per hour
Start date: 
Aug 16, 2022

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

Under the direction of the Site Director, the Safety & Support Leader is responsible for monitoring the school grounds including the courtyard, restrooms, school building interior, and surrounding school grounds to keep students safe and engaged during the school day and out-of-school time programs. The Safety & Support Leader will assist the Site Director as requested, especially in the areas of behavior management and conflict mediation. The ideal candidate has experience with restorative practices and de-escalation strategies.

The Bayview YMCA is seeking Safety & Support Leaders for the following program sites:

  • KIPP Elementary School
  • KIPP Middle School
  • MLK Jr Middle School Beacon

Salary range: $20.00 to $24.00 per hour

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years or older
  • Committed to providing young people with the highest-quality youth development experience
  • Experience working with multi-ethnic and multicultural elementary/middle school youth
  • Passion for social justice and knowledge of the Bayview Hunters Point community, its residents, and a desire to make a difference
  • Skills in restorative practices and/or de-escalation training
  • Strong understanding of the theory and practice of youth development
  • Experience teaching specific content area(s)
  • Ability to engage with middle school youth and build meaningful relationships with them
  • Creativity and interest in planning hands-on projects for youth
  • Team player with proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socio-economic, educational, religious, sexual, and generational backgrounds
  • Proven ability to work with people from a variety of different ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, religious, sexual, and generational backgrounds
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and YMCA Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date
  • Fingerprint background check clearance
  • TB test clearance
  • Provide documentation that meets SFUSD Instructional Aid requirements or take equivalency exam

Preferred Qualifications

  • 23 years of age or older
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog
  • 3+ years’ experience working with multi-ethnic and multicultural elementary/middle school youth
  • Security Guard Registration and/or Restraint Training Certification







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