RT After-School Site Coordinator @ San Francisco International High School

Job Type

Full Time




San Francisco
United States


Refugee Transitions (RT, reftrans.org) assists refugee and immigrant families in becoming self-sufficient in the U.S. by providing volunteer and staff-directed program services that help them attain the English language, life, job, and academic skills they need to succeed in their new communities. Refugee Transitions is currently seeking a Site Coordinator to lead our after-school program and provide daytime support at San Francisco International High School, a public high school serving youth who have been in the U.S. for four years or less.

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours/week on an hourly basis following the 2018-2019 San Francisco Unified School District calendar. Required hours: 10:00 - 6:30pm

(with a 30-minute unpaid lunch).

Compensation: Depending on qualifications and experience. $18.50-$22.50/hr for this hourly non-exempt position. Full benefits, including health, dental, vacation, sick time, and some paid holidays.

Program/Employment Dates: Beginning ASAP and ends on June 4, 2019 (with possibility to extend)


1) San Francisco International High School (SFIHS), 655 De Haro Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

2) Refugee Transitions main office, 870 Market Street, Suite 718, San Francisco, CA 94102 (2-4 times/month as needed)

The Site Coordinator will primarily be based at San Francisco International High School, but will also attend monthly RT staff and ExCEL meetings in San Francisco (locations TBD).

Your primary responsibilities will include:



+ Tutor youth with limited English skills in the after-school program at San Francisco International High School in all subjects (after-school program runs 3:10 - 6:00 M, T, Th, F and 1:05 - 4:00 on W).


+ Interview and on-board RT volunteers and youth leaders. Manage RT staff, volunteer and youth leader schedules, and coordinate substitutes as needed;

+ Maintain after-school program attendance in the EMS database, cross reference weekly with hard copy and digital database;

+ Submit all required documentation on a timely basis, including weekly attendance and daily snack/supper count;

+ Attend monthly ExCEL meetings and other partner meetings as needed;

+ Plan and organize program evaluations throughout the year;

+ Obtain food handler certification; and

+ Ensure accurate distribution and accounting of snack/supper.


+ Assist in overseeing facility management, including attendance, snacks/supper, custodial, classroom, security, and safety;

+ Oversee after-school programs and events, including clubs, the peer and alumni tutor program, dances, and special programming;

+ Assist agency manager in running volunteer orientations & trainings (3-4 times per year);

+ Ensure after-school space and other shared school space is well maintained and left as found; and

+ Assist in overseeing field trips and transportation for small groups and Youth Leaders (2-3 times per year).


+ Maintain close communication with the agency Volunteer & Program Manager;

+Communicate with and develop relationships with agency volunteers and partners;

+ Develop and maintain a high level of communication and positive relationships with principal, teachers, office staff, lunch clerks, custodians, and after-school staff.

+Conduct outreach and recruit students during lunch and advisory periods


+ As needed, pull-out/push-in support based on school’s needs;

3) HOME-BASED/ON-SITE TUTORING PROGRAM (a few hours per week)

Volunteer Support

+ Help RT staff interview new volunteers;

+ Make referrals for home-based tutoring/mentoring;

+ Act as a liaison between youth students and other RT staff;

Although these will be your primary duties, your responsibilities may change from time to time, as operational needs require.

Required Qualifications:

+ Bilingual in English & Spanish/bi-cultural/native speaker fluency;

+ Ability to connect with newcomer youth (in particular male high school age from Latin America), to build a supportive environment;

+ Experience working in an education, enrichment &/or recreation program serving youth;

+ Ability to tutor in all subjects;

+ Strong facilitation skills;

+ Experience working with or personal connection to English language learner youth;

+ Must be outgoing and proactive in approaching and engaging students in the after-school program;

+ Must be very flexible, able to multi-task, and able to adapt to a changing environment!

+ Ability to work with youth of different cultural backgrounds;

+ Ability to work in collaboration with multiple stakeholders including staff, students, school administrators, and, as needed, parent/guardians;

+ Bachelor’s Degree OR completion of at least 2-3 years of undergraduate study (minimum of 48 units) with significant experience working in an After-School Program serving newcomer youth;

+ Strong writing and computer skills;

+ Commitment to preserving confidentiality, boundaries, and upholding mandated reporting responsibilities; and

+ Ability to work well independently and with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree;

+ Past experience working in &/or running an after-school program;

+ Past experience supervising volunteers;

+ From an immigrant family (preferably from Latin America);

+ In addition to Spanish, speak some Arabic or Chinese;

+ Ability to tutor in high-level math, up to Pre-Calculus;

+ Ability to tutor English language learners;

+ Experience working with middle or high school age students in the U.S.;

+ Experience working in community-based education programs;

+ Familiarity with San Francisco Unified School District;

+ Experience working with social service organizations and community service providers serving high-need newcomers and non-English speaking families.

Physical Abilities: Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; seeing to read, sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment; kneeling, bending of the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally to retrieve and store files and supplies; and ability to carry approximately 15 pounds of food up a flight of stairs.

Special Requirements: Must be able to accept some evening hours for additional meetings/trainings/special events.

Application procedure: Send your resume and brief cover letter (with your availability) to jobs@reftrans.org and put in subject line: SFIHS Site Coordinator.

Level of Language Proficiency

+ Bilingual in English & Spanish/bi-cultural/native speaker fluency;

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Send your resume and brief cover letter (with your availability) to jobs@reftrans.org and put in subject line: SFIHS Site Coordinator.