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YKids Program Leader

Marin YMCA
Part time
Competency level: 
Reports to: 
Membership Director
Salary range: 
$18.07 to $19.50 per hour

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. 

About the Job

Under the guidance and supervision of the Membership Director, the YKids program leader is responsible for the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the Marin YMCA through the Youth and/or Member Services Department. The areas of primary importance are the delivery of high quality, interactive program activities for children ages 12 weeks to 12 years old. YKids is a space where children can learn, grow, engage in creative activities, and overall feel welcome. Our efforts are to ensure children always feel comfortable and safe. This position is responsible for helping to maintain a safe, clean site and to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families, and branch members. The YKids Program Leader is a positive role model to Youth within the philosophy of YMCA standards and expectations with emphasis on our Character Counts philosophy. Other responsibilities include planning and implementing all daily activities for the participants.

Salary range: $18.07 to $19.50 per hour

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 16 years old
  • Available to work mornings, afternoons, and/or some weekends
  • Experience working with youth
  • Ability to work independently
  • Creativity, good judgment, adaptability
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills/customer service skills
  • Must complete all trainings and certifications - CPR/AED, Child Abuse Prevention, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens – within 30 days of hire.
  • Fingerprint background check clearance; authorized work permit if under 18








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