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Program Assistant (YAWAV)

PositionProgram Assistant (YAWAV)
Salary$17.00 – $19.00 Per Hour
Reports toProject Manager, Leadership Development
StatusPart Time, 20 Hours/Week, Non-Exempt


The Leadership Development Component encompasses workshops, peer leader training, service learning and youth led events, and action plans to enhance and increase awareness of community issues. The Program Assistant will support Young Asian Women Against Violence (YAWAV). YAWAV is committed to prevent violence against Asian girls and young women, particularly dating /domestic violence and sexual assault. Along with the Project Coordinator, the Program Assistant will support a team of young Asian women peer leaders (ages 15-18) as they participate in intensive training, produce multilingual educational materials, outreach and educate schools and communities. This program strengthens the resilience, pride, knowledge, and skills of young API women to outreach and educate communities on violence against women and girls.


  • Develop workshops and activities that engage youth to learn through hands-on activities to build high quality life skills, resiliency, growth mindset, and peer leadership
  • Develop curriculum that exposes youth to community engagement, allyship, and youth voice as a way to create positive social change
  • Support youth-led projects that include critical analysis, planning, design and reflection to empower the community through action plans, service learning projects, and youth summits
  • Attend appropriate conferences and events with peer leaders
  • Outreach and build relationships with community organizations to collaborate on community projects
  • Prepare program documentation and reports
  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year College or University is preferred.
  • Commitment to youth and development of their leadership potential
  • Experience in advocacy, leadership development, and mentorship
  • Strong group management and facilitation skills preferred
  • Bilingual/ biliterate in English and an Asian language
  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills
  • Knowledgeable of San Francisco’s Asian and Pacific Islander communities
  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to pass TB health clearance and fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and FBI

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected]
Attn: Program Assistant (YAWAV)


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