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TITLE: Employment Coordinator - SF Youthworks

LOCATION: 2012 PINE STREET,SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115

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

TENTATIVE START DATE: AUGUST 2019


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

www.sfyouthworks.org.


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 participant 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, 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.


Qualifications:

 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:

sfyouthworks_hiring AT jcyc.org


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.

TITLE: Employment Coordinator - SF Youthworks

LOCATION: 2012 PINE STREET,SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115

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

TENTATIVE START DATE: AUGUST 2019


Do you believe that a young person’s first job is more than a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

paid sick leave, vacation, dental, health

paid sick leave, vacation, dental, health

How to Apply

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

workforce_positions@jcyc.org

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

workforce_positions@jcyc.org

Location

2012 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

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