Safety & Support Lead

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

Job Description
Safety and Support Lead

Overview:

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: $16.50-$19 /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 – 1:30pm – 6:30
  • TH – 12:30-6:30

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in after school monitoring of students in the hallways
  • Monitor building and grounds to assure safety and support for participants
  • Calling for students via walkie talkie, upon the request of a parent or guardian, to pick up their child
  • Monitor sign out sheet, ensuring all students sign out of program with appropriate time 
  • Immediately access emergency services should the need arise
  • 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
  • Complete own administrative paperwork (time sheets, time off requests, reimbursements, etc.) in a timely fashion
  • Assist with inputting program attendance
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator
  • Being a leader and role model to youth
  • Setting up and cleaning up of program spaces
  • Develop positive relationships with students, teachers, and staff
  • Maintain communication with Program Coordinator and Beacon Director
  • Attending all scheduled program events
  • Assisting in planning program wide celebrations
  • Attending 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

 

Requirements:

  • 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

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Check out www.rocksf.org to make sure R.O.C.K. is a good fit.
  • Send an email to jobs@rocksf.org 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!

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