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Site Coordinator - Margaret Hayward Playground

Buchanan YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
Senior Youth Programs Director
Salary range: 
Start date: 
Sep 26, 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.

In order to keep staff and participants as safe and healthy as possible, all staff working on-site will be required to be vaccinated (COVID-19) prior to beginning work.

About the Job

Under the supervision of the Senior Youth Program Director, the Site Coordinator is responsible for daily onsite supervision and program implementation of Buchanan YMCA Youth Programs at Margaret Hayward Playground. This position is responsible for helping to maintain a safe and welcoming after school site, ensuring a high level of program quality that will expose youth to various learning opportunities and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. The Site Coordinator emphasizes the development of the program's youth participants as well as its staff. The Site Coordinator creates an academic and enrichment-based program that is compliant with the Youth Development Principles of the YMCA of San Francisco and California State Licensing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Education, Social Services or related field
  • Available full-time, Monday-Friday, some weekends
  • Must have at least two years of experience working with youth programs in supervisory role
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification (training available upon hire)
  • Fingerprint background check clearance
  • TB Test clearance
  • Must provide school transcripts documenting necessary qualifications
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 24+ units in ECE or related courses or trainings, 6 Admin units and 2 Adult Units or Site Supervisor permit qualified
  • Demonstrate knowledge, familiarity, and experience working in or with schools within local school district
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or other languages






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