• Presidio Community YMCA
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Work at the Y and be a part of something bigger! We're a charitable organization with a 160 year history in the Bay Area, here to support community health and provide essential social services. Our cause is to strengthen the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.



POSITION SUMMARY

We are seeking qualified educators, college-students, and community members to support classroom instruction and scholars' learning experiences, along with leading fun, summer enrichment programming.



Power Scholars Academy operates June 10 - July 19, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday through Friday (no program July 4). Program Leader must be available 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM June 10 -July 19, with orientation times TBD on June 6-8th. Program Leader will attend

mandatory YMCA trainings prior to June 6. This is a temporary position.



The School:?



Presidio YMCA has been serving youth at Marina Middle School (MMS) for over fifteen years. As a brand new Beacon Community School site, Marina presents a unique opportunity for committed, passionate, and creative educators and youth developers to fully manifest their talents to engage and serve youth and their families. With an extended school day and year, MMS is designed to optimize the learning time of students by providing more preparation and instruction time for teachers. In Fall 2018, we enthusiastically welcomed our pioneering cohort of youth, families, and partners.



The Beacon:?



San Francisco Beacon Initiative (SFBI) is a citywide partnership launched by the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF), the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), private funders led by the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund, and local community-based organizations (CBOs) in 1994. Each Beacon is developed by partnerships of existing community organizations (schools, service agencies, youth, parents and other community stakeholders) and managed by a lead agency, in collaboration with the school site.



The mission of the San Francisco Beacon Initiative is to transform public schools into youth, family and community centers. Drawing on the existing strengths of our students, schools and communities, Beacon Centers are committed to a cohesive, comprehensive and collaborative approach that creates pathways to lifelong learning.



In the last few years the SFUSD has worked to adopt a community schools approach: developing and implementing a coherent, school-based strategy to organize District and community resources around student success. The key characteristics of the district's community schools approach are aligned with the fundamental goals and aims of the Beacon initiative since its inception:



? Comprehensiveness - identifying the structures and processes needed to support a whole-child approach to student success

? Collaboration and Coherence - embracing a shared vision and goals, in addition to integrating partners into school and program planning, decision-making and governance

? Commitment -fostering the sustainability of relationships and effective practices through clear accountability for program quality and student outcomes.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

? Minimum of 17 years of age.

? Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.

? Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations.

? Desire to work with middle school scholars and their families.

? Ability to build relationships and influence scholars, staff, community members &

? families.

? Demonstrated leadership ability.

? Excellent organizational and communication skills.

? Committed to the goals of the program and approach.

? Love and respect for youth.

? Some experience working with middle school youth preferred.

? Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player.

? Belief and commitment to the YMCA's mission and values.



All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors. Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance.



To apply, please go to our career page



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



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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