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Project Coordinator (RISE-UP!)

PositionProject Coordinator
Salary$19.24 -$20.20/hour, plus Benefits
Reports toProject Manager
StatusFull-time; Non-Exempt


CYC’s RISE-UP! program focuses on outreaching and providing 2 years of wrap-around services to transitional age youth (TAY) who are between ages 17-24 with limited English language skills and completed at least 200 high school credits. The purpose of the program is to equip them with skills and knowledge to navigate through post-secondary education and workforce systems.

Under the supervision of the Education Component Project Manager, Project Coordinator will provide youth who are English Learners with case management, job and college readiness skills development, social emotional support, acculturation guidance and ESL tutoring (partner with an ESL certified instructor).


  • Target citywide outreach and recruitment focusing on English Language Learners between ages of 17-24
  • Conduct wrap-around assessment, case management, and social emotional development workshops, and life skills training
  • Establish Individual Action Plan (IAP) with youth to track academic and/or employment goals
  • Monitor each participants’ progress toward fulfillment of requirement for the program
  • Partner with CYC’s Workforce Development component to offer job readiness services and internship opportunities
  • Partner with SFUSD and/or ESL certified instructor to offer ESL tutoring services
  • Facilitate college preparedness workshops and inform community college/vocational training enrollment process
  • Convene a community service-learning project
  • Coordinate and facilitate activities at summer boot camp
  • Track and report all program outcome and activities via data management system
  • Attend all program and agency meetings/trainings
  • Complete all required written documentation and reports
  • Assist with development and implementation of agency-wide projects
  • Follow CYC case management guidelines and protocols
  • Make appropriate referrals to CYC programs and other agencies
  • Other duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Child Development, Human Services, or Education)
  • Bilingual in English AND Cantonese/Mandarin preferably
  • Minimum two years of experience working and facilitating workshops with high school youth and/or youth development
  • 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
  • Knowledgeable about college system and academic pathways
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and to work independently in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent English oral presentation and written skills
  • Enthusiasm for promoting academic achievement and college education
  • Able to lift or move at least 25lbs
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends and at outdoor activities
  • Criminal background/live scan and TB clearance (completed upon hire)

Application Procedure:

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

Attn: Education/Early Intervention Project Manager

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