Safety and Support Lead

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

Job Description

Safety and Support Lead


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!

Job Title:  Safety and Support Lead

Pay:  $17.50-$22.00 /hour depending on skill and experience

Hours:  20-30 hours/week during the school year, with potential to continue working over the summer

– M, T, W,F – 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

– TH – 12:30 pm -6:30 pm

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the hallways and assist with students getting to their destination.
  • Adhere to building and grounds safety protocols to assure safety of school
  • Ensure pick up protocols are followed at student pick up.
  • Immediately inform the Program Coordinator of any concerns with the safety and support of our youth and/or staff
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with children, staff, and families
  • Communicate daily with families regarding events, student circumstances, and community updates
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator
  • Serve as a leader and role model to youth
  • Responsible for setting up and cleaning up of certain program spaces
  • Develop positive relationships with students, teachers, and staff
  • Maintain communication with Program Coordinator and Beacon Director
  • Attend all scheduled program events
  • Assist in planning program wide celebrations
  • Attend bi-weekly check-in meetings with supervisor, dates and times TBD and in addition to weekly hours
  • Attend weekly staff meetings; TBD and in addition to weekly hours


  • One year of experience in working with children
  • Desire to work with underserved children
  • Warm and welcoming demeanor
  • Reliable means of transportation to and from program
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese and/or Samoan is a plus
  • 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


  • Check out to make sure R.O.C.K. is a good fit.
  • Send an email to with either “Safety and Support Position” in the SUBJECT line and attach the following:

○ Cover letter (no more than one page, single spaced) telling us about what drew you to R.O.C.K. and which activity/class you would like to lead

○ Resume

○ Contact information for 3 references

R.O.C.K. is an incredible organization and we hope to be able to serve you on your career path! Apply today!