Fields: Southeast Asia, children, youth, immigrants, low income
Location: San Francisco, California
About the Organization: Based in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, the Vietnamese Youth Development Center (VYDC) is a multi-service agency offering services in employment and leadership training, education support and advocacy as well as individual and family counseling for immigrant and low-income youth and their families. The Center’s programs help to divert youth by providing constructive activities that impact their world increase their individual and cultural pride as well as build community spirit. Founded over 40 years ago, VYDC serves over 500 young people of all background each year.
About the Position: The Program Assistant will provide program, administrative, and supervision support for our Academic program serving 6-18 years old participating at our Center. The Program Assistant will support the After School Program Coordinator to provide opportunities for students to develop and strengthen academic and social skills along with engaging fun activities during the school year and summer. S/he will also supervise a small team of high school volunteer tutors and youth workers. Must be able to work between the hours of 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday, up to 20 hours per week.
• Experience working with youth strongly preferred
• Experience working in a group child care setting with elementary and/or middle school aged children (applicable volunteer experience may be considered)
• Experience coordinating activities and services, preferably for youth
• Bilingual and/or bicultural in a Southeast Asian language (Cambodian, Laotian or Vietnamese) is preferred.
Estimated Salary: $17 – $19/hour, up to 20 hours per week with prorated sick, vacation and holidays
Deadline: Not given/Until filled
Vietnamese Youth Development Center