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Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area (Friends-SF) is part of a growing national network of mentoring chapters with a proven long-term track record of helping children break the cycle of generational poverty.

We employ trained, full-time professional mentors – we call them “Friends” – to provide a stable, caring, and sustained relationship in each child’s life. Our program works to empower each child for 12-1/2 years, no matter what!

Each or our Professional Mentors develops intensive, long-term, trusting relationships with eight children who face the greatest obstacles. This means:

· Set positive expectations

· Nurture and promote the child’s individual strengths, talents and abilities

· Help assure physical and emotional well-being

· Teach life and academic skills

· Provide enrichment activities

· Model responsible behavior

· Each Friend will spend approximately four hours per week with each child and will report directly to the Program Director.

The ideal candidate will have:

· Minimum of AA degree, BA preferred

· At least 1-2 years experience working with youth who face the greatest obstacles

· Familiarity with the Bayview Hunters Point section of San Francisco or similar communities a plus.

Other Requirements:

· Must pass drug screening

· Must have your own vehicle, safe driving record and valid driver's license

· Must pass fingerprint and background checks

· Must possess a mission-driven growth mindset

· Must be comfortable using web based data management tools

· Work hours may vary at times, but are generally 10am-6pm, Tuesday - Saturday. Flexibility and reliability is essential.

· You’ll start in the early stages of a small growing nonprofit

· You’ll be part of a dynamic and supportive national network, with a proven, evidence-based mentoring model;

· You’ll have new challenges daily, and we commit to support you in every way, to help you serve our kids and to keep your batteries charged;

· You’ll be part of a friendly and collaborative workplace, where work-life balance is respected; and

· Most of all, you’ll play a critical role in helping children who face significant obstacles change the trajectories of their lives!

Salary: $45,600 to $50,000, depending on experience and qualifications.

Benefits: Full Medical, dental and vision coverage; 401(k) matching plan, basic life insurance and long term disability insurance; 3 weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of paid sick leave per year, generous allowances for mileage, cellphone and other child-related expenses.

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Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area is committed to our community, to equal employment opportunity, and to diversity in our workplace. We are fiercely committed to equity and will ensure that every aspect of our mission is executed with full engagement of the communities impacted by our work.

Local (San Francisco Bay Area) candidates only.

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TITLE: Program Manager

JOB TYPE: Full Time Staff or Independent Contractor (hourly rate/fixed term contract working in line with the school calendar)

LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA). We serve leadership communities in six of the nine counties in the Bay Area.



We believe people realize their true potential through service to others. We empower everyone to bring about change. We honor those who have taken on extraordinary efforts in service to others.

For nearly 50 years, our work has helped individuals see just how positively they can impact the lives of those around them. In fueling their personal growth and celebrating their achievements, we help them multiply their impact.



Multiplying Good directly engages middle and high school aged youth in programs designed to encourage confidence in their ability to make a difference, and build the skills they need to do it well. Our flagship youth program, Students In Action, is a unique service, leadership, and recognition program for high school students nationwide.



Reporting to the SFBA Executive Director, and with a dotted line to the head office Vice President of Programs located in the New York, the Multiplying Good Program Manager is an experienced graduate who is passionate and dedicated to positive youth development and civic engagement; engaging teens and managing youth programming in their Leadership Community. Core to the success of this role will be an ability to engage and strengthen delivery of newly branded Multiplying Good initiatives, working with existing schools across the San Francisco Bay Area to ensure implementation of the Students In Action program and core initiatives. Over time, the Program Manager will also engage new schools and engage with local stakeholders as an ambassador of Multiplying Good to draw support and engagement into Multiplying Good programs and initiatives.

The Multiplying Good Program Manager is highly skilled at, and derives their passion from, supporting teenagers in the process of self and community discovery, service-learning and positive youth development. The Manager will successfully engage participating schools to adopt and implement the Students in Action program and core curriculum-based instruction via the completion of program activities and evaluation of youth learning. This support and implementation will occur through in-person visits, email/phone communication, and networking and relationship building. The desired candidate must have experience working directly with youth and adults in the school context.

The Program Manager is also a skilled event planner, communicator, and logistics resource, able to manage time effectively, travel broadly to visit schools and other stakeholders, and excited to become an 'expert-in-their-field' thought partner to the executive team.

In the first year, the Multiplying Good Program Manager will be an essential partner to the Executive Director and VP of Programs to set high standards for Multiplying Good branded program delivery, student engagement, and learning and evaluation. While the Multiplying Good SFBA office has been in service to the Bay Area for many years, the team we are building is new, and there is much opportunity for this role to set in place infrastructure and necessary relationships with schools and students to ensure Multiplying Good services are a core part of a student's growth during these critical years of their development.

The monthly workflow of this position aligns with the school calendar of August through May, focusing largely on program delivery. In June and July you will participate in program learning and evaluation, helping to strategize, plan, develop, and improve Multiplying Good programs. There will also be opportunity to support and engage in key local partnership events through the year to promote the work of Multiplying Good.



The activities below are core, but not limited, work we do every day to make an impact in our Leadership Communities:


School Stewardship and Recruitment:

Through year one:- Engage and strengthen delivery of the Students In Action program and its related initiatives, working with existing schools across the Leadership Community to ensure implementation of Multiplying Good branded programs and core initiatives. - Provide weekly technical assistance to schools via in-person visits, phone, email, and webinars. - Support schools to register for and attend Multiplying Good trainings and competitions. - Act as a resource to our roster of schools and adult advisors, providing assistance and resources including project guides, service-learning lesson plans, and planning templates.

Over time:

  • Pro-actively engage new schools to scale Students In Action in the Leadership Community. This includes occasional outreach to out-of-school-time programs interested in our programs.

  • Engage with local stakeholders as an ambassador of Multiplying Good initiatives to draw support and engagement into Students In Action programs and initiatives.

Program Engagement with Local Constituents:

  • Multiplying Good Student In Action (SIA) local events o Through the academic year, plan, manage, and attend SIA branded events to promote and serve as a representative of Multiplying Good in the Leadership Community. Events include two annual Leadership Conferences and one Celebrations of Service, Pitch Week. Event management includes procurement day of management of venues, speakers, food and beverage, A/V, and related coordination activities.

  • Multiplying Good Jefferson Awards National Ceremony in Washington DC o Manage student travel and attendance logistics for the Leadership Community student winners and ambassadors to attend the awards ceremony. Attend the awards ceremony with students to celebrate achievements across a national forum.

  • Multiplying Good Student Support and Recognition o Engage with adult coaches from Deloitte and other corporations to provide additional support to existing SIA teams. Liaise with media partners and local sports teams to amplify youth recognized for excellence in service with the Jefferson Awards at their school.

  • Multiplying Good Stakeholders o Cultivate and steward relationships with organizations that further the mission of Multiplying Good, including internal groups such as Board committees, universities, nonprofits, businesses, and local professional sports organizations.

Program Evaluation and Learning

  • Track data through institutional platforms to measure and evaluate impact data, including surveys, assessments, and student service testimonials.

Program Administration

  • Manage the movement of information between Leadership Communities and Multiplying Good head office to ensure safe and accurate entry of data into the Multiplying Good CRM databases, working with Multiplying Good compliance requirements to safeguard data and information of the people we serve.

  • Collate and distribute pre-prepared MG branded national marketing materials such as newsletters, flyers, and reports to leverage nationally branded materials at local level.

  • Increase brand awareness of Multiplying Good in the San Francisco area utilizing pre-prepared templates from head office, or drafting stories and preparing data to create a localized narrative for promotional activities as needed, with sign off on messaging from the executive director.


  • A natural collaborator who pro-actively engages colleagues and stakeholders with good will, transparency, and kindness.

  • At least five years of experience in service-learning, civic engagement and/or positive youth development.

  • Passion for working directly with teens and caring adults.

  • Bachelor’s Degree as a minimum from an accredited institution.

  • Expert organizational, project-planning, and time-management skills.

  • Event planning and event management experience.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation and facilitation abilities.

  • MAC or PC literate, with aptitude to use Microsoft Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), ZOHO ONE applications (CRM, Survey, Backstage, Campaigns), social media, and other web-based applications.


This position requires frequent travel within and around the Leadership Community in which we will serve. We program in six of the nine counties in the Bay Area. This position includes travel to sister Leadership Communities to work with Multiplying Good colleagues and stakeholders, including our flagship ceremony, the Multiplying Good Jefferson Awards in Washington DC.


  • Payment commensurate with experience. Staff receive generous benefits. The successful candidate may be a full-time member of staff or be an independent contractor with appropriate expertise.

  • Monthly technology allowance.

  • Reimbursement for work-related travel and meeting expenses.

To apply, please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter explaining why you want to Multiply Good. This position will remain open until filled. We are a proud equal opportunity employer and believe in equity for everyone. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Salary: $35.00 to $45.00 /hour


  • supervisory: 5 years (Preferred)

  • youth development: 5 years (Required)

  • program management: 5 years (Required)

  • project management: 3 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 50% (Required)

Application Question:

  • Submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining why you want to Multiply Good.

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

  • Fully Remote

  • On the road


  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Paid time off

  • Other

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 4PM

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused

  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

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Niroga Institute is currently looking for instructors in the East Bay. We are looking for applicants with experience working with youth and in school settings. We are particularly interested in applicants who have a strong desire to serve middle school students this Spring and Fall in the Berkeley/Oakland area.

The following skills/responsibilities apply:

~Must be a Certified Yoga Instructor

~Should have experience working with youth

~The desire and ability to work in non-studio environments

~Strong classroom management skills

~Mental Health and/or education background desired

~Reliable and willing to work as part of the Niroga team responsible to those we serve as well as to our partners in service

~Six month commitment minimum

~Must complete Niroga's Dynamic Mindfulness Training within six months of hiring

Send your resume that includes both yoga as well as "non"-yoga work experience and education to


Upon review of resumes and application only qualified candidates will be:

1. Contacted for a phone interview

2. Scheduled for a class observation

3. Eligible candidates will begin Niroga's hiring process

4. Once candidates have begun our hiring process, appropriate training

will be required of all new-hires and offered at no cost.

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Coleman Advocates for Children & Youth is seeking a passionate and experienced Youth Organizer committed to building the power of students and families of color in San Francisco, and winning member-led racial and economic justice campaigns that create real change in our schools and communities. The ideal candidate for this position has experience in youth development as well as grassroots and/or labor organizing and is able to effectively communicate and build relationships with young people from diverse communities. They must be committed to the low-income and working class youth and parent leaders of color who make up our membership base, and also have an understanding of the living and organizing conditions in the city’s Black, Latinx and Pacific Islander communities. We are seeking a Youth Organizer who shares our progressive values and who is interested in building and developing strategies to strengthen our member-led organizing efforts. This person will be responsible for helping to oversee our Youth Making a Change program, including school-based organizing, base-building and campaign work, as well as training, mentoring, and supporting our YMAC youth leaders.

Start Dates: ASAP

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000

Reports to: Lead Organizer

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, and other benefits

Location: 459 Vienna Street, San Francisco, CA 94112

Application procedure: Email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Sara Leaverton.

Deadline: March 5, 2020

Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth: We are a member-led, multi-racial community organization working to create a city of hope, justice and opportunity for all children and all families in San Francisco. We organize poor and working class young people and families of color – primarily Black, Latinx, and Pacific Islander– to build their power in their schools, communities and in their own lives. For more than 4 decades, Coleman Advocates has waged winning campaigns and created long-term change through policy advocacy, grassroots organizing, youth and parent leadership development, and strategic electoral work. We are working to halt the displacement of working families and families of color from San Francisco, increase educational and economic opportunities for low-income families, and ensure all children’s right to a secure future in their own city.


  • Conduct contact work: outreach, one to one’s, phone banking and follow up

  • Supervise, train and monitor our team of leaders

  • Recruit and retain youth members through building relationships

  • Track, develop and evaluate youth members

  • Conduct school-based organizing and campaign plans; support campaign strategy development; and support the evaluation the development and outcomes of campaigns

  • Support Coleman’s education and electoral justice campaigns and youth and parent organizing

  • Support member participation in external actions and mobilizations

  • Facilitate political education and skills training workshops

  • Coordinate member participation in external actions and mobilizations

  • Participate and represent Coleman in alliance building activities

  • This position may also include spending time on organization-wide (such as electoral campaigns and fundraising tasks as determined by organizational priorities and your supervisor.

  • Regularly document activities and maintain a database of members and alumni

  • To attend morning, night and weekend activities

Primary qualifications - we are seeking experienced youth organizers:

- A minimum of 2 years experience as an organizer in a membership organization, ideally with direct parent or youth and/or organizing experience in low income communities.

- Or these alternatives: 1) a combination of community organizing & leadership development, advocacy or direct services experience; 2) a combination of leadership development, direct services or advocacy experience with low income people of color and progressive/social justice activism experience.

- At least 1 year of experience supporting youth of color's leadership -- either as staff or as a highly responsible volunteer.

- Passion for social justice and improving the lives of low income and working class families of color.

- Highly organized; able to achieve goals in multiple work areas within established timelines.

- Ability to problem solve and initiate solutions

- Excellent attention to detail, follow-through, and project management skills

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Strong computer skills that includes documentation and data entry

- Self-motivated and well organized, with a demonstrated record of successfully achieving goals and being accountable to results

Preferred (but not required) skills, qualities and experience:

  • Is from or has deep knowledge of San Francisco’s Black, Latino and Pacific Islander communities

  • Experience in developing campaign plans, curriculum for trainings, facilitating workshops and creating strategic plans

  • Knowledge of education policy/school reform issues from a racial justice perspective

  • Case management experience

  • Owns/has access to a car with insurance

  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and Googles

  • College degree

  • A sense of humor

We are an affirmative action employer. People of color, current and former YMAC and PMAC members, and applicants with a deep understanding of San Francisco’s unique history and politics, are strongly encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of Coleman Advocates to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States or any other classification prohibited by applicable law. Coleman works to ensure fair treatment of applicants and employees and actively enforces policies against discrimination and sexual harassment.

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Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a critical provider of essential safety net services for high-needs youth and their families in San Francisco and Marin County. For over 50 years, HYP has developed and maintained prevention programs that promote the health and leadership of youth, and, as a result, divert youth from violence, crime and gang involvement, as well as other harmful behaviors, including running away, drug/alcohol abuse, risky sexual activities, and involvement in the juvenile justice system. The agency employs over 80 staff and operates on a $7.5 million annual budget. 

The Residential Counselor is a member of the Huckleberry House team that offers continuous 24-hour crisis intervention and resolution services and emergency shelter to youth between the ages of 11 and 17. Program goals are to mediate family crises, reunite youth with their families,  and empower youth to identify healthy life choices and develop positive decision-making skills.

In addition to wages set above, there is a $0.96/hr premium for those fluent in Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin.

HYP also offers excellent benefits: 


  1. Provision of house coverage includes:

    1. Direct supervision of the youth in the shelter, on outings in community, and during meetings and/or appointments in the community

    2. Conducting Intake assessments with youth, including interviewing parents, guardians, and/or other involved adults

    3. Crisis counseling for drop-in clients and families, housed clients and crisis phone clients

    4. Phone coverage, including answering and responding to incoming crisis, business information and referral calls

    5. Assist with case management: including referrals, collaboration with community partners, collaboration with House therapist and/or interns, research of potential services for clients and families

  2. Supervision of housed clients as follows:

    1. Facilitate in-house groups and recreational activities

    2. Supervise clients in the daily schedule: including chores, educational time, recreational time, and mealtimes

    3. Supervise evening activities: including group time, homework time, mealtime, phone time, free time, and bed time prep  

    4. Supervise clients during morning activities: including wake up, school departure, and meal preparation

    5. Supervise clients on awake overnight shift: including regular bed checks and possible intakes

    6. Follow through with boundary setting and consequences

    7. Conduct “check-ins” with housed clients

    8. Assure that house rules and procedures are maintained at all times

    9. Follow all Community Care Licensing regulations, including those pertaining to medication distribution, meal preparation, and chemical storage

  3. Knowledge of safety and emergency procedures as outlined in agency emergency procedures manual and program manual

  4. Responsible for household maintenance, including;

    1. Maintaining a clean and safe facility: including some light cleaning and organizing of workspaces

    2. During awake overnight shift, complete the overnight checklist to ensure facility is prepared for next day

    3. Coordinating the arrangements for repairs and maintenance as instructed by the Program Director

  5. Participate in daily client and weekly client reviews, weekly staff meetings, and other agency related meetings as directed by the Program Director

  6. Provide emergency coverage, when necessary

  7. Perform other duties related to this position, as directed by the Program Director


  1. Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor and appearance at all times

  2. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to scheduling requirements of this job description and program

  3. Maintain a creative, team-building, cooperative approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive problem-solving orientation to all tasks

  4. Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies

  5. Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times in keeping with the responsibility carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of youth and families

  6. Actively strive to upgrade personal skills through engaging in appropriate professional training experiences


  1. BA degree in Human/Social Services or related field strongly preferred

  2. Minimum one-year experience in working with adolescents in a residential setting and providing crisis services to youth and their families, strongly preferred

  3. Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and awake overnights, required

  4. Bilingual in Spanish/Cantonese/Mandarin preferred

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  1. TB and health clearance

  2. Valid first aid certificate

  3. Valid CA driver’s license & clear DMV record

  4. 2 years driving experience

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must pass DOJ/FBI background check as required by Community Care Licensing 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position works at Huckleberry House. This role routinely includes driving and transporting youth. The position also includes the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Huckleberry House is located in San Francisco and is accessible by public transportation.    

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb stairs and use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools and controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


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Join our awesome team at Mike’s Paddle! Our stand up paddleboard shop is looking for an Summer Camp Head Coach that has a love for Stand Up Paddling and a strong background in youth summer camp management. The camp supervisor is responsible for managing camp instructors and volunteers, coaching youth between the ages of 6 - 17 and promoting water and camp safety. We value teamwork, safety/risk management and hard working individuals who have a fun attitude/approach toward working with youth. Please send a cover letter and resume to apply. 

Direct Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees daily operations and instruction of youth programs.

  • Oversees and develops instructor staff and Interns. Facilitates training for all new and returning instructors including all policies, procedures and emergency action plans.

  • Oversees the registration for all programs, to include maintenance of the registration database system, program paperwork, and addresses refund issues as needed.

  • Maintains files and paperwork for all programs while they are in session, including; participant liability and medical forms, medical emergency and incident report forms, risk management reports and policy updates.

  • Manage the regular maintenance, inventory, and repair of equipment. Coordinates with the Program Director regarding facility development, equipment maintenance, and purchases.

  • Works with Program Director to develop program curriculum, activities, and structure to meet the needs and outcomes of Youth Program

  • Must be flexible in working additional hours to include evenings and weekends.

  • May perform other duties as needed.

Physical Requirements: Must be physically fit with the ability to lift and carry equipment (approximately 45 pounds). Also must have the ability to stand up paddle, swim, and feel very conferrable in open water.  

Experience, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • Must have had at least two years of experience with a recreation program, outdoor leadership, customer service, and supervision.

  • Have at least 2 years of experience with outdoor adventure programs and youth facilitation.

  • Ability to work well with the program director, instructors, volunteers, youth participants, parents, organizations, clients, and the surrounding community.

  • Heightened focus on Risk Management in an outdoor setting.

  • Ability to train and supervise various instructors and volunteers.

  • Excellent customer service skills to include the ability to respond courteously and knowledgeably to the needs of all customers, proper telephone etiquette and other related business practices.

  • A high degree of initiative, self-motivation, and ability to motivate others.

  • Ability to provide a working atmosphere that is fun, positive and productive.

Preferred credentials:

  • American Canoe Association Level 1 SUP

  • Must have a current CPR and First Aid certification

  • Open Water Lifeguarding

  • Complete a background check  

Mike's Paddle 1120 Ballena Blvd. #200Alameda, CA 94501415-295-2925


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Job Title: Youth Leadership Specialist  


Location: 1840 Sutter street, san Francisco, ca 94115 

Salary: doe, 40 hours a week plus full medical benefits, some weekends and evenings 

Apply: ASAP   

Program & Position Description:   

Japantown Youth Leaders (JYL) program, Asian Youth Prevention Services (AYPS) Program and the Daly City Prevention Collaborative (DCPC) are Youth Development Programs of JCYC. JYL is designed to foster leadership development and engage participants in activities that support personal development.  AYPS and DCPC strive to prevent, delay and reduce the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) among youth in San Francisco and Daly City.  

For more information about JYL, AYPS, DCPC and JCYC, go to   

The Youth Leadership Specialist is an integral member of the JYL/AYPS/DCPC Youth Development Team in planning and implementing program curriculum and activities and will report directly to the Senior Leadership Specialist.   

During the school year, the Youth Leadership Specialist will assist with the facilitation of program, including but not limited to, service learning and health curriculum and activities including recruiting participants, conducting weekly participant meetings, providing leadership training, plan recreational activities and guide youth led community service projects. Training topics include group facilitation, public speaking, conflict resolution, decision-making skills, domestic violence prevention and postsecondary education opportunities. During the summer, the Youth Leadership Specialist will support JCYC’s Tomodachi Summer Program. A 9-week, full day program, which offers children interest-based club options, field trips, and cultural enrichment activities.   

The ideal candidate will be skilled in working collaboratively with adults and youth, developing strong, nurturing relationships with young people and facilitating small and large group workshops. They will be detail-orientated and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced and changing environment. They must be flexible with varying schedules and activities during the week.   

Responsibilities of the Youth Leadership Specialist include, but are not limited to, the following:  

 Position Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of participants for program participation; 

  • Assist in the implementation of service learning curriculum and facilitate youth led community service projects with participants ages 12 to 18;

  • Develop and conduct workshops focusing on creative personal and leadership development skills;

  • Support winter and summer camp activities including lead recreational outings as required;

  • Support youth and young adult related activities in Japantown and the broader Japanese American community;

  • Build relationships between JCYC and other Community Based Organizations (CBO's), Community Leaders, and Community Resources;

  • Participating in evenings and weekends are required (minimum 1 per month);

  • Participate in agency events and meetings as needed;

  • Participate in advocacy initiatives prioritized by JCYC;

  • Perform other related duties as needed. 


  • Minimum of 1 or more years’ experience working with diverse youth;

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in facilitating youth groups;

  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting with or without supervision;

  • Experience working with community organizations;

  • Knowledge of youth development principles/community service learning preferred;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both youth and adults;

  • Experience working with diverse youth from a range of backgrounds and circumstances;

  • Vehicle access preferred.


BA/BS from accredited college or four years of related experience.    

How to Apply  

No Phone Calls Please. Applicants must submit the following: 

1) cover letter and 2) résumé  

Application by e-mail is highly encouraged to

Application by mail send to: JYL/AYPS, 1840 Sutter St., Suite 207, San Francisco, CA 94115, Fax: (415) 921-1841   


JYL, DCPC  and AYPS  programs of JCYC actively seek to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities. All employees of JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.    

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Job Title: Case Manager Youth Services 

Program: MiCasa Transitional Housing Program

Location: Concord, CA

Annual Salary: $17.00-$18.50

Classification: Full-Time with Benefits

Shift: Weds - Thurs 10 AM - 6:00 PM / Fri - Sun 4 PM - 12 AM

AGENCY OVERVIEW: Lutheran Social Services of Northern California is a Non-Profit agency providing services in supportive housing, case management and money management.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: MiCasa is a two year transitional housing program for young adults who are homeless who have emancipated from foster care. Supportive services are provided to promote self-sufficiency and wellness. The program utilizes a strength-based approach, helping participants rely on and increase their internal resources and linking them to supportive relationships and resources outside themselves.


  • Maintain a strength-based perspective.

  • Provide diverse services to diverse people.

  • Treat others with respect and courtesy, striving for open and honest working relationships.

  • Maintain high ethical standards when dealing with others.

  • Demonstrate good judgment and common sense.

  • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a major in a behavioral science, and/or 2-3 years experience in the human services field.

  • Ability to work with clients from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Professional experience working with clients who are in or who have emancipated from the foster care system.

  • Professional experience working with clients who have AOD dependencies, mental health diagnoses, and/or domestic violence histories.

  • Ability to access community-based services and to collaborate with other service providers.

  • Good writing and analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently, make effective decisions and utilize supervision as needed.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities

  • Must have a valid CA Driver License, current registration and required insurance in accordance with California Vehicle Code requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.


  • Provide case management to ten emancipated foster youth living in a shared housing setting.

  • Support the development of client-focused treatment plan

  • Provide initial and ongoing client assessment.

  • Provide crisis intervention, referrals, and collaborative consult with any service providers working with client.

  • Work with clients to establish case plans that address critical needs such as education, employment, mental health and AOD treatment, and budgeting.

  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate written case files for each client, including case notes, treatment plans, quarterly summaries and other program reports and assessments, as well as other record keeping as required by the agency.

  • Attend housing services staff meetings and program meetings.

  • Serve as a role model in guiding clients and facilitating appropriate behavior regarding relevant skills, self-care, personal interaction, social relationships and constructive time management.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

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TITLE: Employment Coordinator


POSITION: Full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt


Do you believe that a young person’s first job is more than a paycheck and is actually a significant milestone on the path toward adulthood and most importantly an opportunity to explore? If you are excited by the prospect of impacting the lives of youth through a workforce program we would like to meet you.

San Francisco YouthWorks (SFYW) is a unique high school internship program that includes both a school-year and summer strategy and is designed to develop youth job readiness and build awareness of careers in public service. Youth participants are placed in paid internships under the supervision of a career mentor from one of over 30 San Francisco city government departments. This work experience opportunity is supplemented by a variety of job readiness and career exploration activities to support youth development. For more information about JCYC and SFYW, go to

San Francisco YouthWorks is one of several JCYC Youth Workforce programs—including MYEEP, Project Pull, and SF STEM Academy—which provides a continuum of employment opportunities and experiences to over 2000 young people annually. JCYC is a leading San Francisco nonprofit organization that cultivates the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of young people so that each can bring them to life.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the SFYW Associate Director, the Employment Coordinator (EC) is one of five team members that manage a school-year and summer cohort of youth and their career mentors. The EC is responsible for overseeing and delivering the program experience to their cohort from start to finish and will offer ongoing support to both interns and mentors. Additionally, the EC will participate in program planning, serving as the lead person of a least one core program activity, which include but are not limited to intern recruitment, youth leadership, mentor training, communications, or curriculum development.

Ideal candidates are values driven and interested in supporting the development of youth that have barriers to employment. They are comfortable working in diverse and dynamic environments where the ability to work in teams and independently is essential. They have previous experience working with high school-aged youth, and are adept at forming productive relationships with youth and adults. They are detail-orientated and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should be able to maintain a sense of humor, be flexible, and is self-aware. They also have a demonstrated history of effective and professional use of stand-alone and cloud based software.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Recruit and manage cohorts of high school interns and career mentors;

• Assess and match youth participants with career mentors in city government internships;

• Monitor and support youth and mentors throughout the internship;

• Process biweekly payroll for youth using Automatic Data Processing (ADP);

• Project management of lead roles, delegating as needed and working closely with other members of the SF YouthWorks team;

• Facilitate pre-employment, career development, career exploration and goal-setting workshops for youth;

• Lead at least one core program activity (i.e. curriculum development, event planning, social media outreach, etc.)

• Participate in scheduled mandatory weekend and evening events (i.e. outreach / recruitment, interviewing and fundraising);

• Support program specific civic engagement activities to ensure participants understand the importance of participating in the democratic process;

• Participate in advocacy initiatives prioritized by JCYC.


• BA/BS from accredited college or four years of related experience (i.e. Psychology, Child Development, Communications and Human Resources).

• At least 1 year experience working with diverse youth from a range of backgrounds and circumstances

• Knowledge of San Francisco's neighborhoods (position requires travel around San Francisco)

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both youth and adults

• Knowledge of and commitment to youth development principles and practice

• Ability to work effectively in a team setting with or without supervision

• Strong time management and organizational skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google G Suite

• Facilitation experience

How to Apply:

No phone calls or visits please! Email resume and cover letter to workforce_positions AT

PLEASE NOTE: San Francisco YouthWorks, a youth workforce program of JCYC, actively seeks to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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Huckleberry Youth Programs is seeking someone with a strong commitment to the well-being of youth and social justice to assist us in our mission to educate, inspire, and support underserved youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams. Since 1967, we have accomplished this by providing San Francisco and Marin youth and their families with a network of services and opportunities by caring peers and adults. Watch our story!

Huckleberry Youth Programs is seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead the ongoing planning, development, and execution of programs that enhance the recruitment and employment experience of a talented team of professionals delivering outstanding services to youth throughout the Bay area. This role is both strategic and hands-on, providing leadership for the entire employment experience and helping to shape the ongoing evolution of the Agency’s culture. The Director of Human Resources serves on the Agency's Executive Team.

We're looking for someone with the following experience and qualities:

  • Commitment to equity and social justice, and strong alignment with our organizational values

  • Desire and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and lived experiences

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills combined with the ability to listen deeply and authentically

  • Demonstrated capacity for self-reflection

  • Ability to be adaptive and responsive to evolving priorities

  • Ability to build quick credibility and ongoing trust with employees

  • Ability to be self-directed, take ownership, and see projects to completion in a timely manner

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong customer service orientation

  • Common sense approach that balances the organization needs, employee needs, and legal requirements

  • Strong project management and organizational skills with a record of developing and strengthening systems and processes

  • Ability to work collaboratively, exercising good judgment, decision-making, and problem-solving skills to achieve shared goals

  • Effective negotiation and contract management skills

For a detailed job description see our website.

We're a diverse organization and we value diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. 

If interested, click here.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Huckleberry Youth Programs is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race; color; ethnic background; religion; gender; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; age; marital status; pregnancy, childbirth, or other related medical condition; disability, including HIV-related conditions; or status as a covered veteran. This policy applies to every aspect of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, advancement, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions.

FAIR CHANCE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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TITLE: MYEEP Associate Director

POSITION: Full-time, Exempt

Location: 2012 PINE STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115


JCYC Youth Workforce Programs provides youth employment opportunities and experiences that enhance the lifelong employability, earning potential and development of program participants. The JCYC Workforce Programs consist of the largest youth employment programs in San Francisco, and includes The Mayor’s Youth Employment & Education Program (MYEEP), San Francisco YouthWorks (SFYW), Opportunities for All, Project Pull, and SF STEM Academy, together providing subsidized employment experiences as well as other learning activities to over 3000 San Francisco youth annually.


The Mayor’s Youth Employment and Education Program (MYEEP) is one of the largest youth employment program in San Francisco, providing over 1200 high school-aged youth annually with employment and opportunities to explore, learn and start career paths. With a neighborhood-based approach, MYEEP is a collaboration of 8 nonprofit agencies that provides workforce development to youth. Each MYEEP location includes a Coordinator and an Academic Mentor. Coordinators recruit and provide program services to youth as well as recruit over 250 employment sites. The program also includes a youth leadership strategy that supports service delivery at each agency.


Under the supervision of the JCYC Youth Workforce Programs Director, the MYEEP Associate Director (AD) will lead the implementation of the program across 10 neighborhoods. The AD will supervise a team of 3 direct reports and co-supervise 10 MYEEP Coordinators (employees of collaborating agencies) as they provide high quality services across the program. The AD will guide and support each component of the program as well as ensure compliance with grant and applicable laws. The AD will be a part of the Department and Agency leadership teams as well as lead the MYEEP Steering Committee (comprised of a senior leadership member of each collaborating).

The ideal candidate are skilled professionals with experience leading diverse teams, strong team players and embrace continuous improvement. They are highly collaborative with strong interpersonal skills, enjoys building new professional relations and able to be flexible. They are detail-orientated and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of working effectively with youth of color in low-income communities, strong coaching & supervisory skills and experience working in youth development.


Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Program Leadership

  • Oversee implementation and program quality (including programming, payroll and other administrative functions)

  • Evaluate, summarize and report program outcomes to JCYC Youth Workforce Director and to funders

  • Plan and facilitate partner meetings such as MYEEP Coordinator(weekly) and Steering Committee meetings (bi-monthly)

  • Ensure workshop curriculum is engaging, culturally relevant to the population served, appropriately challenging, and supports the goals of the program

  • Write and implement program policies to maintain consistent delivery of service

  • Identify growth and enhancement to the program services

  • Oversee subcontractor budget process including budget review and invoicing

  • Assist in budget development and on-going monitoring of program expenses

  • Collaborate with JCYC Workforce Data Coordinator and Office Administrator to ensure timely and accurate employment records and payment to youth

  • Attend MYEEP evening, weekend and overnight events (staff and youth retreats)

Team Development

  • Foster a MYEEP team environment that embraces collaboration, diversity, integrity and community

  • Hire, develop and supervise MYEEP Youth Development Coordinator, Communications Coordinator, and Academic Mentor Coordinator

  • Build capacity of MYEEP Coordinators through trainings and conduct onboarding

  • Provide technical assistance and development opportunities to all staff members

  • Lead the planning process for MYEEP Coordinator Retreat

External Relations

  • Identify and pursue new partnership opportunities with other organizations

  • Build professional relationships with potential and existing worksite partners and MYEEP agency staff

  • Professionally represent MYEEP and JCYC at all networking events, conferences, mixers, etc.

  • Interact with stakeholders, including parents, caregivers, community leaders, and funders to ensure that program service delivery is aligned with community needs


  • Support the Workforce Department in developing staff meetings and leading the department in strategic goals

  • Establish and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with JCYC Programs

  • Support JCYC agency activities, including efforts to foster civic engagement

  • Participate in advocacy initiatives prioritized by JCYC

  • Other duties as assigned


Essential Qualifications:

  • Passion for the development of youth

  • Degree from an accredited four-year College or University

  • Minimum of 3 years of program management experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising staff

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with diverse populations of youth

  • Demonstrated effective facilitation skills

  • Exceptional organization skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both youth and adults

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing timelines

  • Strong computer skills including high proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google G Suite

  • Knowledge of youth programs and resources in San Francisco


Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with platform

  • Experience building professional relationships

  • Experience writing curriculum for High School Age Youth and Adults

  • Experiences with a collaboration of organizations

How to Apply

  • No phone calls or visits please! Email resume and cover letter to: workforce_positions AT

PLEASE NOTE: JCYC strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ and people of all abilities to apply. We actively seeks to hire and promote individuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job related conditions or disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminal background investigation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, JCYC will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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Are you looking for a great opportunity to start or continue your career in the non-profit sector and work with people who are caring, compassionate and enthusiastic about their jobs?  

Huckleberry Youth Programs (HYP) is a critical provider of essential safety net services for high-need youth and their families in San Francisco and Marin County. For over 50 years, HYP has developed and maintained prevention programs that promote the health and leadership of youth, and, as a result, divert youth from violence, crime and gang involvement, as well as other harmful behaviors, including running away, drug/alcohol abuse, risky sexual activities, and involvement in the juvenile justice system. The agency employs over 80 staff and operates on a $7.5 million annual budget.  

POSITION SUMMARY: CARC provides community-based intervention to prevent youth from going deeper into the juvenile justice system and to reduce recidivism, with the goal of 1) providing arrested youth with a day-of- arrest community-based intervention, 2) understanding the dynamics of why the youth found him/herself in this situation, and 3) provide short-term case management and implement a long-term plan to ensure the youth’s stability and reduce and prevent recidivism. The primary responsibilities of this on-call position are to ensure that youth brought to CARC receive caring and professional assessment services; provide a thorough assessment; share information with case management staff; and work with parents/guardians. The Assessor must be able to work within the collaborative process and negotiate successfully with multidisciplinary systems.  



  1. Conduct assessments of clients to identify short/long term goals

  2. Develop, in conjunction with the CARC team, treatment goals and intervention

  3. Provide clear documentation as to the needs and strengths of the client and family

  4. Work as a team member with the other staff on duty

  5. Assist in ensuring the evening shift runs smoothly

  6. Daily data entry of confidential client information into various program databases

  7. Other duties as assigned  



  1. Must be able to work within a collaborative process and negotiate successfully with multidisciplinary systems.

  2. Work as a team member with the other staff on duty.

  3. Assist in ensuring the evening shift runs smoothly.

  4. Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance at all times.

  5. Perform tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with agency policy and standards, and conforming to scheduling requirements of this job description and program.

  6. Bring a constructive, problem-solving orientation to all tasks.

  7. Actively strive to upgrade skills through engaging in appropriate professional training experiences.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position operates out of the Community Assessment Referral Center. The position includes the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Community Assessment Referral Center is located in San Francisco and is accessible by public transportation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and use hands to find, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.

2. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 


  1. B.A. Social Work or related field OR four years combined of related experience and college preferred (minimum requirement is one year of college working towards degree and one year relevant experience).

  2. Spanish language skills preferred

  3. Effective organizational and communication skills

  4. High degree of computer literacy

  5. Excellent analytical skills; detail oriented

  6. Strong data entry experience

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Creative and Resourceful K-8  Garden Educator  and Gardener To Teach-Ecology-Gardening-MultiArts-Literacy-Nutrition  AVAILBLE NOW !!!


compensation: TBD

employment type: part-time or full time - year round

non-profit organization


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Job Description:


Dynamic Teacher / Gardener For Middle School, plus K-5 Students: Organic  Gardening / California Natives / Ecology / Multi- Arts / Technology /  Literacy / Nutrition Teacher (part-time)


The dynamic, inspired, and cheerful, outdoor educator and expert  gardener will be leading groups of K-8  students and teachers, some  PreK, in hands-on learning and doing, in: organic and native gardening  and tree planting, multi-arts including digital media, literacy and  nutrition projects, as well as leading students in researching local  ecology, history, watersheds, and existing local community, including  its natural, multicultural, and built resources. You will be doing some  student outreach and recruitment, attracting students for hands-on,  learning programs, and leading gardening, related landscape, and arts  activities as standards-based learning processes. You will be  communicating about sustainability, ecological systems and native  landscapes as well as performing community outreach activities with  children and adults in ways that are fun, educational, and relevant. You  will also help with some administration of program.




• The exceptional candidate must have at least a B.A. and knowledge of  science, organic gardening, California native species, and the arts;  digital media a plus ! MUST ALSO BE A GOOD GARDENER !


• Must have extensive experience teaching with excellent classroom  management skills, including Elementary, Middle School and some High  School students - working creatively and artistically with all learners  with knowledge of Common Core Standards and Next Generation Science  Standards


• Must be excellent and have ease in managing and leading groups of  students with good classroom management skills in an outdoor setting


• Must have a dynamic, outgoing personality and ability to attract  middle school youth's participation in hands-on afterschool and summer  program and captivate and hold young students' attention


• Must be an excellent organic gardener, tree planter, and landscaper  with knowledge of science including botany, cycles of life, insects,  natural pest management, companion planting, California Native species,  plant communities, nutrition and health


• Knowledge about San Francisco ecology and watershed systems very important !


• Must have excellent communication, writing, research skills &  experience with curriculum development; knowledge of state standards a  plus


• Must have an evolved aesthetic/design sensibility; ability to draw  well is fantastic and able to make attractive digital flyers a real win;  carpentry skills are desired; digital media, video & other art  skills a real plus!


• Bilingual Spanish, Tagalog, Cantonese, or Mandarin, a real plus !!!


• Must be creative, hard-working, strong with a can-do attitude, a  self-starter, resourceful, flexible, team player, good team teacher, and  able to also take direction from the Director


• Ability & willingness to do some administrative work and social media !


• Must be able to do physical gardening work and be able to lift 40 lbs


This year-round position is a unique opportunity to work with a  leading-edge, creative, environmental and educational nonprofit, Life  Frames, Inc., dedicated to integrating community resources and creating  transformative ecological and multicultural learning landscapes. Called A  Living Library and Think Park, this program works with local schools  and other community resources, to build on-site educational organic  gardens and content-rich landscapes interlaced with other ecological  elements, including the arts and digital technologies. A Living Library  is linked to the curricula of the schools and animates all subjects  through real-world experience. Students, together with adults, are  involved in all aspects of the research, planning, design,  implementation, use, maintenance, management and communications of the  transformed learning environments and integrated community programs.

(Life Frames, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a strong  commitment to establishing a team of staff and volunteers who reflect  the multicultural and linguistic diversity of the communities that we  serve.)


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