Youth & Teen Programs Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $43,680
Maximum: $47,840
Details: $21 - $23 per hour DOE




1601 Lane Street
San Francisco
United States


THE Y VISION for 2020

The healthiest children in America will live in the Bay Area, building skills and habits for a healthy life, enabling them to reach their highest potential through the strength of the communities we serve, and make a valuable contribution to society.


Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Beacons and Youth & Teen Services, the Youth & Teen Programs Coordinator is responsible for the supervision, operation, development and implementation of dynamic out of school time programs for middle school and high school-aged youth. Highly collaborative, the Youth & Teen Programs Coordinator builds and maintains strong and productive relationships with and among youth, families, Bayview YMCA staff, partner organizations and community members of the Bayview. They should be adept at working in a fast paced environment with students of color and thinking fast on they feet.


  1. Develops and implements a personal goal-driven work plan and an annual action plan identifying program activities and deadlines for deliverables; meets the goals and deadlines identified in the action plan.
  2. Meets the required average daily attendance of the program by effectively recruiting and retaining youth
  3. Creates and distributes flyers;
  4. Coordinates with partners schedule to develop recruit plan special to each school community;
  5. Identifies community spaces appropriate for program recruitment;
  6. Builds relationships with families and community leaders ;
  7. Collects and organizes all paperwork required for registration; and
  8. Maintains information in database.
  9. Oversees the development and implementation of the Egnyte After School Program, including Studio Lab program.
  10. Manages initiatives to identify community needs, establish program priorities, and execute the strategic plans to address these needs and priorities.
  11. Understands and meets the program and content requirements of the grant funding, including (but not limited to) skill building activities, sequenced curriculum, access to leadership development opportunities, family partnership, socioemotional learning development, academic support activities and grade specific transition activities
  12. Implements revised program design and fresh strategies as needed in order to better meet needs of middle and high school-aged school youth and their families.
  13. Recruits, recommends for hire, trains, supervises, and evaluates program staff.
  14. Provides on-going training and support for program staff, including:
  15. Holding regular staff meetings;
  16. Developing and implementing staff trainings;
  17. Being present in activities to observe program leaders in action;
  18. Providing ongoing feedback about accomplishments and areas for improvement;
  19. Ensuring staff complete mandatory YMCA trainings and seek out other training opportunities as needed; and
  20. Performing annual written evaluations in compliance with agency policies and procedures.
  21. Manage partnership with Blue Bear School of Music in the implementation of a high quality Studio Lab program, and act as liaison between the Teen Center and other community partners.
  22. Develops strong partnerships with partner schools, including school administration, counselors, and teachers, and other community-based organizations that provide additional opportunities to participants.
  23. Coordinates semi-regular presentations and celebrations of young adults’ work.
  24. Implements and monitors program budget and ensures compliance with funders; inputs all program purchases into expense tracker.
  25. Coordinates at minimum one camping trip per year.
  26. Researches possible field trips and guest instructors for enhancement of program.
  27. Communicates with parents of participants on as-needed basis.
  28. Coordinates administrative tasks, including but not limited to, database entry timecard reviews, attendance entry, and budget management.
  29. Leads academic and/or enrichment programming; is in ratio during program to ensure all program zones are running.
  30. Leads site’s evaluation efforts include the Youth Program Quality Assessment process and administration of program surveys.
  31. Participates in ongoing professional development throughout the year.
  32. Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk management.
  33. Demonstrate the Character Counts values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.
  34. Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth.
  35. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • They must be at least 23 years of age.
  • Bachelor degree required
  • 3 years or more working with youth in an organized setting and 2 years of proven staff development, supervision and training
  • Passion for social justice and knowledge of the Bayview Hunters Point community, its residents, and a desire to make a difference
  • A commitment to providing young people with the highest-quality youth development experience
  • Must be knowledgeable about youth development program design and planning, administration and evaluation, child abuse reporting laws, After School standards, as well as knowledge and awareness of a wide variety of out of school activities
  • Must be a talented multi-tasker and an independent worker who is adept at working on a team, thrives in a start-up environment and maintains a flexible and positive attitude
  • Must have the ability to develop positive relationships with youth, adults, parents, staff, teachers, administration, the Y and community members.
  • Must be able to work independently, have consistent follow through and demonstrate good judgment.
  • Must know how to grow, motivate and maintain a strong new team.
  • Experience working with middle school and high school students in an urban area.
  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-project/multi-task oriented, including experience scheduling and coordinating multiple fun and education-focused activities 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.
  • Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog preferred.
  • Background/Fingerprint/TB Clearance.


  • 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
  • Training and staff development for all employees

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

If interested in applying, please email (subject “Youth & Teen Programs Coordinator”) cover letter and resume (saved as “Lastname_CoverLetter” / “Lastname_Resume”):