After School Activity Leaders

Website Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.)

After School Activity Leaders

Work with Elementary or Middle School students!
Part-time and full-time positions available!

Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.) is an award-winning nonprofit providing hope for children and youth in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley. R.O.C.K. employees make a positive impact with youth every single day. Our mission is to nurture the healthy development of children by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise have access to a range of positive programs.

At R.O.C.K., we serve more than 500 children (ages 6-17) with a framework that develops strong social and emotional skills, develops strong academic behaviors and broadens horizons. Start changing youth lives forever, today!

PAY: $17 – $20/hour depending on skill and experience


Part-time hours listed below. During the school year there are several full-time positions available, with benefits! 40 hours (8:30am-5:30pm), which include in-school literacy support in addition to the after school hours.

After School: El Dorado Elementary School (70 Delta Street)

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday – 1:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Thursday – 12:30pm – 6:00pm

After School: Visitacion Valley Elementary School (55 Schwerin Street)

  • Monday – Friday – 2:30pm – 6:00pm

After School: Visitacion Valley Middle School (1971 Visitacion Ave.)

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday – 2:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, Friday – 12:45pm – 6:30pm



  • Develop, lead, and evaluate daily engaging after school/summer classes for 15 – 25 students
  • Assist in academic support
  • Effectively manage classrooms using positive discipline philosophy and restorative practices
  • Motivate youth to succeed in their personal and academic life
  • Complete engaging and fun lesson plans with the help of the Site Coordinator
  • Create and maintain a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Develop positive relationships with students, teachers and staff and maintain positive rapport with parents/guardians
  • Be a leader and role model to youth
  • Set-up and clean-up program spaces
  • Maintain communication with Program Coordinators
  • Attend all scheduled program events
  • Assist in planning program wide celebrations
  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings with supervisor for professional development


  • One year of experience in working with children
  • Desire to work with underserved children
  • Good sense of humor
  • Reliable means of transportation to and from program
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese and/or Samoan is a plus
  • 48 college credits from an accredited college or university or successful completion of the Instructional Aide Exam (administered after hire)
  • Provide proof of a negative TB screen within the past four years
  • Candidates must go through a background check after a conditional offer is made
  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record

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