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ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Mission: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.

Established in 1981, TNDC has grown to employ more than 450 staff, to develop, own, manage and provide supportive services in 43 properties that offer deeply affordable housing for nearly 6,000 tenants, and to expand its work in community organizing and afterschool programming. TNDC is viewed as a trusted and well-organized community ally locally and a practice leader nationally. In San Francisco, TNDC envisions diverse communities where people with low incomes can fulfill their potential and meet their basic needs. In the Tenderloin, TNDC stands as a catalyst for advancing community interests and a force for expanding the choices that enhance livability, such as housing, employment, education, food, cultural activities, and open spaces.

TNDC values are Integrity, Excellence, Inclusion, Collaboration and Equity


SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, this position will serve as a key contributor in after school, summer and teen programming and integral member of the TASP team. This position will primarily oversee the academic achievement components of programming including, but not limited to, homework lab operations, volunteer tutoring, academic teen nights and college tour workshops. This position will also provide school liaison services for participants and families as requested, maintain consistent volunteer tutor support throughout the academic school year and serve as a site lead as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Programming:

• In collaboration with TASP Leadership Team, develop and implement age appropriate, culturally relevant, daily and special programming

• Implement project based learning units quarterly, as assigned

• Plan educational and recreational field trips year-round.

• Serve as Lead Staff for daily homework support program

• Oversee volunteer tutors

• Act as lead staff during Friday recreational teen nights on a rotating basis

• Act as lead staff during Academic Teen Nights, as assigned

• Create and maintain a safe and supportive learning environment for all participants in the

homework lab and during academic teen nights.

• In cooperation with supervisor, identify participants in need of additional support and coordinate volunteer tutoring support as needed.

• Participate in all staff meetings, supervision and coaching meetings and professional development opportunities as part of the TASP team.

Organizational Support:

• Submit written reports on academic achievement programming and notable events to

supervisor as assigned.

• As a member of the TASP team, support all elements of programming as needed including, but not limited to, preparing food, facilitating enrichment activities, preparing program supplies and cleaning the program space.

• Ensure accurate and timely timecard submission on semi-monthly basis.

• Submit program expense reports and/or check requests to supervisor in timely manner as

outlined by Accounting.

• Occasional support of other TASP staff by responding to emergency coverage on off days as available.

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


REQUIRED SKILLS

•Intermediate or higher Arabic speaker

•Experience teaching or tutoring elementary through high school age youth, especially in literacy and math.

• Excellent time management, organization, planning and project management, and multitasking skills. Excellent attention to detail.

• Ability to bring strong, sustained energy and creativity to working with children and youth.

• Ability to work with youth from diverse cultural backgrounds, ages 7-18.

• Demonstrated ability to thrive in high-energy, fast-paced environment.

• Strong problem solving skills, flexibility, and initiative.

• Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with diverse groups of people, individuals, and agencies.

• Demonstrated commitment to culturally diverse programs for youth.

• Excellent team building skills.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Clear understanding of the urgency, value, and intensity of working with youth in a community setting. Passion, self-motivation, and commitment are essential.

• BA, preferred in education or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or Associate’s Degree in childhood education and 3 year’s relevant experience

• Demonstrated initiative, creativity and resourcefulness in youth programming.

• Strong knowledge of Mac and PC systems and knowledge of cutting edge and computer based enrichment programming.

• Proficient with project management tools and administration.

• Immediate knowledge of MS Office Suite.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Familiarity with diverse learning styles and instruction styles.

• Familiarity with restorative practices and positive youth development.

• Ability to integrate innovative technology into programming for youth.

• Familiarity with San Francisco youth and family resources.


Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

In compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (August 13, 2014), all qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position.

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Mission: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 25, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

•Bilingual English/Arabic

•Bilingual English/Arabic

Location

On-site
201 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

How to Apply

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