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Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco Program Leader - Tenderloin in San Francisco, California

Job Descriptions:

Under the direct supervision of Club Leadership, the Cohort Program Leader supports the Clubhouse by providing youth development services and limited operational support. The Cohort Program Leader will work in a team with a second Program Leader ('co-lead') and together they are responsible for oversight and programming for a group of 12-14 members (the 'cohort'). The Cohort Program Leader must remain with their cohort of kids each day. Additionally, they shall assume accountability for the results in achieving the outlined goals and objectives of the Club’s programs. This position is full time 40 hours a week at our Tenderloin Clubhouse


Programming - 60%

  • Plan, organize, and implement a range of activities/programs for youth daily.

  • Ensure programs and activities meet members’ needs, including safety, enrichment, quality, and fun.

  • Initiate new and creative program ideas, promoting and stimulating program participation.

  • Work with co-lead on special events (i.e Youth of the Week

  • Ensure the Optimal Clubhouse Experience is achieved through regular review of BGCA’s Program Basics BluePrint tools, resources, and recommendations.

  • Incorporate activities and practices that reduce trauma and increase wellness, as shared and recommended by Behavioral Health Services’ (BHS) .

  • Adhere to Club’s meal service program protocols.

  • Transport Club members (safe walks, in Club vehicles) as needed and approved by supervisor.

Leadership -30%

  • Utilize Club’s Positive Behavior Policy when holding members accountable to agreements.

  • Compliance with the Club’s Restroom Policy.

  • Manage inventory of all cleaning and program equipment and supplies. Inform leadership of supplies needed.

  • Provide guidance and role modeling to members.

  • Ensure a healthy, safe, and inclusive environment and safeguard the confidentiality of all youth.

  • Maintain contact as needed with members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems.

  • At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

Other Duties-10%

  • Conduct temperature checks as needed.

  • Disinfect and sanitize the department before and after work shift; and hourly throughout the day.

  • Complete and submit daily sign-in sheets as requested.

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and trainings.

  • Meet weekly with the BHS staff member assigned to your cohort.

  • Submit weekly summary to the Club Leadership.

  • Attend all BGCSF mandatory trainings.

  • Perform any other duties the Club Leadership might deem necessary and supportive of the best interest of the Club and the overall organization.

Required Experience:

  • Experience working with youth in a youth development setting.

  • The ability to quickly develop strong and positive relationships with youth.

  • An interest in a variety of youth programs including technology, art, sports, and recreation.

  • Ability to set and hold strong and effective boundaries with youth.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to be organized.

  • Ability to effectively use technology, including but not limited to the Google Suite.

  • Ability to work in a high-paced environment with continual distractions.

  • Self Starter.

  • Flexible..

  • Strong ability to create and follow systems and procedures.

  • Current Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification (within 90 days of employment).

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a 12 passenger vehicle.


  • BA/BS from an accredited college or university or equivalent youth development and office management experience.

  • Bilingual Spanish/English.


  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

  • Must be able to stand for at least 2 hours.


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Keyword: Program Leader - Willie Mays

From: Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco