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Youth Program Coordinator

Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Fresh Lifelines for Youth

United States · San Francisco County, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Job Details

San Francisco Office (SF County) - San Francisco, CA
Full Time
$23.04 - $23.04 Hourly


Position Title: Youth Program Coordinator

Reports To: Site Manager

Community: San Francisco, CA

Compensation: $23.04/hourly, generous benefits package

Status: Full-time, non-exempt

About Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Fresh Lifelines for Youth is an award-winning non-profit whose mission is to partner with youth to unlock their potential, disrupt the pipeline to prison, and advance justice in California and beyond. By 2030, through partnering with young people, communities, and systems, FLY will contribute to the fight for equity and justice by taking concrete steps to dismantle California’s pipeline to prison, equip 30,000 youth to transform their lives and create meaningful opportunities for them to live healthy, free, and productive lives. For more information about Fresh Lifelines for Youth, please visit: www.flyprogram.org

Program Summary

The Law Program is a 12-week legal education course serving over 225 youth annually with experiential components that inspires high school-aged youth to change their behavior, build social emotional learning (SEL) skills, and become change agents in their communities. The curriculum covers relevant topics such as police encounters, accomplice liability, three strikes, theft, vandalism, drugs, gangs, and police arrests. Classes are held in locked facilities, schools and the community.

Position Responsibilities

Build and Maintain Positive Stakeholder Relationships

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with stakeholders through email, phone, and in person

  • Generate and maintain positive and strategic relationships with probation officers and outside stakeholders

  • Aid in the efforts of increasing volume of youth referrals from probation and other sources

  • Generate attendance reports and youth history at FLY for probation officers and other stakeholders

  • Help schedule and attend youth recruitment pitches.

  • As needed to attend external meetings.

Coordinate the Preparation of Supplies for all Law Sites, Training Events, Field Trips, and Law Graduation

  • Coordinate pick-ups and weekly snacks and supplies for all law program sites

  • Prepare and transport all supplies needed for facilitator training events, law program field trips, and graduation.

  • Order meals and prepare snacks for all training events, law program field trips and graduations.

  • Some evening and weekend work is required for program events with prior notice

Coordinate Volunteer Recruitment in conjunction with the Law Program Site Manager

  • Provide assistance to the Law Program Site Manager for the preparation of all presentations and general volunteer recruitment, including attending presentations, providing general information to potential volunteers regarding the Law Program, and networking to increase volunteer recruitment as needed for additional sites

  • Organize volunteer facilitator interviews including providing packets/paperwork to Law Program Site Manager and Law Program Manager prior to interview

  • Process all volunteer clearances within 48 hours of volunteer interviews, which include updating Site Manager and Program Manager on clearances statuses.

  • Plan, organize and coordinate logistics for volunteer training including: buying supplies, booking rooms, ordering food, etc.

  • Attend and provide logistical support for all meetings and trainings that pertain to the Law Program including volunteer training, field trips and recognition ceremony

Provide General Programmatic and Administrative Support

  • Enter all Law Program team reimbursements into the budget tracking system and submit to accounting

  • Provide rides to youth for field trips, activities, and events as needed

  • Participate in involvement of Leadership Recruitment

  • Attend a monthly county-wide meeting in the San Mateo County Office (transportation support can help be arranged if necessary)

ETO Database

  • Generate attendance reports for Law Program Site Manager and Manager on a monthly basis.

  • Process new youth referrals into the database within 72 hours of receiving the referral.

  • Process LRE volunteers paperwork, documents, and monthly volunteer efforts into database

  • Process youth attendance, demographics, and assessments into the database for the law program and juvenile hall.

Facilitate LRE Curriculum

  • 9Lead facilitate at a minimum of two law sites per semester

  • Facilitate at Juvenile Hall as needed

  • Provide support at various sites with facilitation as needed

Compensation & Benefits

This position is a full-time non-exempt role at a rate of $23.04/hour with differential pay options based on an advanced degree and, when applicable to the role, speaking another language. Our Total Rewards Package also includes the following:

  • Use a FLY-provided stipend towards various healthcare insurance options, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance policy, FSA (flexible spending account), dependent care, and more!

  • 10+ PTO Days

  • 12 Holiday Days

  • FLY provides 3-4 additional "rejuvenation days off" twice per year in July and December

  • Annual Wellness Funds

  • Annual Professional Development Funds

  • Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care

  • Employee Assistance Program (paid for by FLY)

  • Annual Staff Retreat, Holiday Party, End of Year Celebration, Team Off Sites, and other FLY Events.

  • Customize your Work Schedule (dependent on supervisor approval based on positional and departmental needs)

  • Hybrid of In-Office and Remote Work (frequency of required in-person work is dependent upon the role)

  • 8 Hours of Civic Engagement

  • Mileage Reimbursement.

At FLY, we have adopted a no-negotiation policy. This policy reflects our commitment to equity and ensuring that the offers we make to our candidates reflect competitive and appropriate compensation given the market and the role.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

At FLY, we embrace a diversity of identities, beliefs, thoughts, and experiences. We commit to creating an organizational culture of equity and inclusion to better serve our youth and communities. FLY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive for an inclusive culture and a staff team that reflects diversity. Applicants for all job openings will be considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful under any federal, state or local laws. We strongly encourage women; people of color, people who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities; people with experience in the juvenile justice or criminal justice systems; and people with disabilities to apply. Fresh Lifelines for Youth is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at (408) 263-2630 or compliance@flyprogram.org

COVID-19 Vaccination

At FLY, we are committed to the safety of our employees, clients, and all others who enter our workplace. As such, FLY would like to make clear that the COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment. However, FLY does allow staff to apply for exemptions based on medical history or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices. This must be approved through FLY’s compliance department. If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact us at (408) 263-2630 or email compliance@flyprogram.org

What to expect

  • Application with 8-10 questions and an applicant screening question.

    • No Cover Letter Required

  • 2-3 Interviews (for many roles, at least 1 would be in person)

  • Meet w/FLY youth

  • Work Product (Done in advance of the Final Round Interview)


Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a deep commitment to equity, social, racial, and economic justice. They will be organized, flexible, and work well on a team. The candidate will believe in FLY’s vision and mission and will resonate with FLY’s values: accountable, dedicated, respectful, equitable and just, loving, innovative, hopeful, and youth-centered.

Core Competencies: Skills and behaviors that FLY expects and develops all staff to exhibit across all positions at various levels of proficiency (early stage, intermediate and advanced)

  • Cultural Responsivity: Demonstrates an openness and commitment to equity, justice, and belonging. This includes being aware of one’s own bias and privilege, building an understanding of systems of oppression, and valuing diverse perspectives; you take actions to learn and contribute to an environment that creates power-sharing, access, and opportunity within our community.

  • High Quality: The ability to own your work, be accountable, and take initiative to produce high-quality results. This includes setting and achieving standards that demonstrate a high level of care and commitment to our mission, our population, our colleagues and our partners.

  • Collaboration: The ability to work effectively within a team and intentionally across teams to contribute to FLY’s mission and agency goals. When working with others, you exercise your strengths and build on the strengths of others.

  • Communication: The ability to convey information effectively with consideration of the situation and audience. This includes communicating clearly with people of different backgrounds and cultures in which you demonstrate self-awareness, empathy, and active listening.

  • Problem Solving: Applies critical thinking to problem solving that considers multiple perspectives and actively identifies creative solutions to address individual and systemic challenges.

  • Adaptability: The ability to adapt and respond to change effectively. This includes engaging in continuous learning, maintaining a solutions orientation, and proactively seeking opportunities to be supportive of change that best serves our mission.