POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Associate/Instructor position works directly with the Director to ensure the needs of the program are met, which includes curriculum planning, coordination of program activities, administrative duties, equipment maintenance and instructing a class. The position also plays an important role in supporting the mentoring program by interviewing potential mentors and mentees, creating goals and resolving issues that arise. The position also supports fundraising endeavors and acts as a public representative of the program.
The Program Associate/Instructor is a non-exempt position. Non-exempt employees work a standard 30-hour workweek. Time beyond 30 hours is at the manager’s discretion.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
I) Program Associate
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Interacts regularly with Director and volunteer mentors on a day-to-day basis. Responsible for some of the communication with contractors and vendors to maintain program efficiency. Acts as public program representative as needed.
Must be able to lead classes for an average of five hours once a week (two three hour classes a week in summer), whether on feet or in a chair. Needs to have the ability to lift approximately 30 pounds at a time in order to shop for weekly groceries and supplies for class. Must be able to sit and use computer software and key data into a computer for long periods of time, up to 4-5 hours.
Office space is located in a small office in the SOMA area of San Francisco. Position may require telecommuting and ability to work from home or offsite for meetings, etc. Class space is a shared use space but reserved for the program during class times.
NOTE: First Exposures, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.
Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process.
Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.