We’re hiring a Mission Bay Programs Coordinator


POSITION: Mission Bay Programs Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Mission Bay Programs Manager

SUPERVISES: Volunteers, interns

LOCATION: 1310 4th Street, San Francisco, CA

STATUS: Non-Exempt

HOURS: Monday-Friday  10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION: $40,000-$50,000 annually (depending on experience) with full benefits

TO APPLY: Please send a résumé and cover letter to hiring@826valencia.org with MB Programs Coordinator in the subject line.  Please also fill out this short application. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, open until filled.



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.

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 believes deeply in our students and communities and will work hard to provide joyful and effective programming that will help students thrive.


The Mission Bay Programs Coordinator reports to the Mission Bay Programs Manager and supports interns and volunteers.



  • 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 writing curriculum, develop individualized support for students, communicate with families, and support additional key initiatives in the After-School Tutoring Program.
  • Lead engaging, responsive, and rigorous curriculum for In-Schools projects to reach students of the Bayview and Potrero Hill neighborhoods.
  • Work with Programs Manager to 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, and celebrate volunteers to promote continued engagement.
  • Track student and volunteer data using Salesforce and the CMS system; support reporting as needed.
  • Support and/or coordinate student related publications and release parties. Duties may include transcription, translation, and copyediting.



  • Attend staff meetings, meet all deadlines, and assist in the evaluation of the program.
  • Attend the 826 National Conference and other professional development workshops/conferences/seminars, etc.
  • Attend occasional evening and weekend events (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.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with underserved youth



  • 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.



  • Curriculum development experience
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred


826 Valencia hires without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. All are encouraged to apply. Read the full 826 Stand here.