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Sports Program Leader - John Muir Beacon

Buchanan YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Site Coordinator
Salary range: 
Start date: 
Feb 16, 2024 to Jun 04, 2024

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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

Buchanan YMCA is seeking Sports Program Leaders for John Muir Elementary School Beacon - 380 Webster St, San Francisco, CA 94117

YMCA Sports Program Leader provides meaningful and enriching opportunities for youth in YMCA programs. The Sports Program Leader will assist in the building with growth, facilitation, and supervision. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, interactive, structured, and well-supervised environment during sports coaching and instruction. Within this role, the Sports Program Leader will work to build and establish relationships with community and facility members at our branch and offsite sports program locations. Individuals hired for this position will work under the supervision of the Program Director and/or Site Coordinator, and will need to be flexible, willing to take initiative and be punctual.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Must have 2+ years of experience working with youth (Middle School or High School)
  • Must be highly motivated to provide quality out of school time opportunities to youth
  • Must be a team player
  • Knowledge or expertise in youth development
  • Must be comfortable leading physical activities with youth
  • Must have experience coaching or training youth in sports
  • Must be available daily M-F during program hours
  • Must be available for weekend games and tournaments
  • Current YMCA approved CPR and 1st Aid certification (can complete upon hire)
  • Fingerprint background check clearance
  • TB Test clearance
  • Must be willing to participate in bi-annual evaluations and supervision meetings as needed

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • 3+ years of experience coaching youth sports
  • Experience coaching youth sports
  • Bi-Lingual skills in English/Spanish, English/Cantonese, English/Mandarin strongly preferred
  • Connections in the local San Francisco community







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