Mission Bay Programs Coordinator

Mission Bay Programs Coordinator
Reports to
Mission Bay Programs Manager
Volunteers, interns
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$40,000 - $50,000 annually (depending on experience) with full benefits
To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to hiring@826valencia.org with MB Programs Coordinator AST in the subject line. Please also fill out this short application. Applications due by July 15, open until filled.
About 826 Valencia
826 Valencia is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our innovative model has inspired over 40 like-minded organizations worldwide. We offer a highly collaborative, bustling work environment full of passionate professionals who strive to create programs that transform our students’ relationships to writing and to build an inclusive community that meets the needs and reflects the diverse backgrounds of our students.
Position Summary
The Mission Bay Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating After-School Tutoring as well as supporting all programs based out of our new Mission Bay Center, including serving students within our partner affordable housing buildings and in schools in the southeast corridor of San Francisco. Our ideal candidate can communicate with families in at least one of the dominant home languages (Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese), believes deeply in our students and communities, and will work hard to provide joyful and effective programming that will help students thrive. In addition, we are looking for highly collaborative team members who can innovate as we establish new programs in a new center.
Reporting Relationships
The Mission Bay Programs Coordinator reports to the Mission Bay Programs Manager and supports interns and volunteers.
Major Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Mission Bay Programs Manager, the Coordinator will:
  • Conduct outreach to ensure participation of focal student population in After-School  Tutoring. Maintain average attendance of approximately 20 students per tutoring session. Tutoring includes homework help in all subject areas as well as writing support.
  • Effectively communicate with students’ caregivers to establish trusting partnerships on behalf of the young people we serve.
  • Provide direct service to students, design and/or implement writing curriculum, implement individualized supports for students, and support additional key initiatives in the After-School Tutoring program.
  • Coordinate a stipended youth leadership program for about ten high schoolers who will serve as peer tutors and leaders in After School Tutoring.
  • Determine program priorities and track progress towards goals/objectives; evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved methods for program delivery.
  • Communicate with all parties in a timely, responsive, and effective manner.
  • Coordinate and supervise the activities of interns and volunteers; recruit, train, support, engage, and celebrate volunteers to promote continued engagement.
  • Track student and volunteer data using Salesforce; support reporting as needed.
  • Support and/or coordinate student-related publications and release parties, including transcription, translation, and copyediting.
Other Responsibilities
  • Attend staff meetings, meet all deadlines, and assist in the evaluation of the program.
  • Attend 826 National Conference and other professional development workshops/conferences/seminars, etc.
  • Attend 826 Valencia evening functions (i.e. 826 Day, 100 Clubs, etc.).
  • Work collaboratively with all staff members to ensure robust programming.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and site supervisor.
Education and Experience Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum of two years of experience working with underserved youth
    • Fluent in Spanish, Chinese, and/or Arabic  preferred
Required Skills and Competencies
    • Develops individual work plans with goals and interim milestones to manage one’s own work, ensuring high-quality and timely delivery.
    • Produces crisp, engaging and quality communications, both written and verbal. Openly and regularly communicates information about progress towards goals with supervisor and team.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills. Builds authentic relationships with colleagues across roles, teams, and identities, demonstrating curiosity about others’ backgrounds and perspectives.
    • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and a variety of stakeholders and audiences. Seeks to embody 826 Valencia’s values around diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. Supports the work of colleagues, engages meaningfully to provide input or partner when appropriate.
Working Conditions and Environment
The Mission Bay Programs Coordinator position is headquartered at the 826 Valencia Mission Bay office at 1310 4th Street in Mission Bay, but will travel to other 826 centers and schools.
826 Valencia is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 826 Valencia does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, political orientation, disability, veteran status, or gender identity or expression. For more information, read the full 826 Stand.