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Program Coordinator (JRELL)

  • Full Time
  • San Francisco
  • This position has been filled
PositionProgram Coordinator (JRELL)
Salary$22 – $25/hour ($45,760 – $52,000 per year) plus benefits
Reports toProject Manager
StatusFull time (1.0 FTE); Non-Exempt


CYC’s Job Readiness for English Language Learners (JRELL) Program will be responsible for comprehensive vocational training and employment services, including job readiness skills training, job/career/educational goal identification, individualized job search support, job development, on-the-job coaching and on-going work-based vocational assessment.


  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Job Readiness for English Language Learners (JRELL) Program.
  • Target city-wide outreach and recruitment focusing on English Language Learners between ages of 14-24.
  • Develop curriculum and facilitate vocational training workshops including resume writing, job interview skill-building, and strength/talent identification to meet program learning objectives.
  • Recruit worksites to host program participants for subsidized internships and provide support to volunteer worksite supervisors.
  • Provide personal and vocational guidance for youth using vocational and interest assessments, and develop individualized vocational goals and plans with participants.
  • Providing case management and referral service to high-need youth and young adults, assisting with job placement and milestone verification
  • Counseling participants in resolving personal issues that may affect work/school performance
  • Maintain up-to-date list of available jobs that are appropriate for youth
  • Cultivate relationships with employers, developing jobs for youth and young adults
  • Complete all required written documentation and reports
  • Refer youth to appropriate services within CYC or other agencies
  • Supporting program-wide events
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • Prepare program participants for subsidized employment at nonprofit, public, and private sector placement.
  • Attend mandatory meetings and trainings for the benefit of the program and staff.
  • Act as a liaison and collaborate with other service providers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year College or University or minimum 2+ years’ experience delivering workforce development programs
  • Bilingual in English AND Cantonese/Mandarin
  • Experience facilitating workshops for high school and TAY aged youth
  • Ability to work with ethnically diverse groups of low-income youth as well as English Language Learners to support their social and emotional needs during transition
  • Experience working with San Francisco's diverse communities and neighborhoods
  • Experience working with community-based service providers and private sector partners
  • Ability to work as part of a team to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and to work
  • Experience in conducting interviews and assessments with youth and parents
  • Experience working with community-based service providers and private sector partners
  • Ability to work as part of a team to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and to work independently in a high-pressure environment
  • Familiarity with job-seeking and job coaching skills
  • Demonstrated effective organization and facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Competency with PC-based software including Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational and collaboration skills
  • Able to lift or move at least 25lbs
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends and at outdoor activities
  • Ability to create a fun and safe environment for the youth
  • Ability to pass TB health clearance and fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and FBI

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and sample lesson plan/workshop to CYC Main Office via email: [email protected]

Attn: JRELL Program Coordinator


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