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 PACE (Puma Academics, College / Career, Enrichments) Program at Phillip & Sala Burton High School is seeking experienced, enthusiastic and creative individuals to lead youth-development focused after-school enrichments in the areas of Art (visual or performing), Science, Technology (Robotics, Coding, etc.), Cooking, Music and/or Sports. The ideal candidate has experience teaching high school youth in one or more of these specialized content areas in an effort to promote skill-building and leadership.
Under the direction of the Associate Director, Program Leaders are responsible for developing and facilitating enrichment programs and strengthening the PACE’s connection with students, families and school day staff. As a team player, Program Leaders build and maintain strong and productive relationships with and among students, school staff, parents, the YMCA, and community members of the Bayview and Portola communities. They should be adept at working in a fast paced environment with students of color and thinking fast on their feet.
- They must be at least 21 years of age.
- Bachelor degree preferred
- A commitment to providing young people with the highest-quality youth development experience.
- Two or more years experience working with multi-ethnic, multi-cultural middle school youth.
- Passion for social justice and knowledge of the Bayview Hunters Point community, its residents, and a desire to make a difference
- 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.
- Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog preferred.
- Background/Fingerprint/TB Clearance.
- Provide documentation that meets SFUSD Instructional Aid requirement or take equivalency exam.
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.