Youth Program Manager – San Francisco,CA or San Mateo, CAAt Jewish Family and Children's Services

Posted Feb 25, 2022 Job Length Year Round


Do you want to help empower young people to bring about change and support communities in need, guided by Jewish values, texts, and tradition? As a Youth Program Manager, you will use your skills in teen engagement, facilitation, and relationship management, and your ability to seamlessly weave Judaism into your work.  

Jewish Family and Children’s Services has two openings for a creative and passionate program manager to work in YouthFirst, our teen department, in either our San Francisco or San Mateo office. We would love to harness your innovation, energy and commitment to cultivating Jewish leaders. YouthFirst helps teens develop the necessary life skills to move into young adulthood smoothly, successfully, and responsibly through a Jewish values-based lens. Our innovative programs include Jewish service learning, leadership skills development, and internship opportunities coupled with career exploration.  





Who you are: 

- You believe that teens have the potential to change the world.  

- You have a deep passion for educating and empowering others to take action on issues of interest to them.  

- You see community service as a Jewish responsibility and are excited to help others see this as well.  

- You are comfortable with the idea that social change occurs through multiple modalities, including volunteering, education, advocacy and Jewish service learning.  

- You believe that education can be infused into experiences that captivate the imagination.  

-You are a collaborator and love working with a team to solve problems and try new things.  

- You have at least 5 years working experience with teens in a Jewish formal or informal educational or volunteer setting, and experience facilitating large groups.   

What you’ll get out of it:  

-An opportunity to work in a dynamic, creative and collaborative team of Jewish youth professionals. 

-Receive regular mentorship, training and feedback for professional growth. 

-Opportunities to facilitate learning on relevant areas of interest in our professional team. 

-Create powerful relationships with community leaders within our agency and beyond in the local Jewish and broader community. 

-Be part of a large multi-faceted organization serving 120,000 people with over 40 programs. You will contribute to the growth of JFCS and gain exposure to a broad range of professional roles and functions. 

- Gain experience as a supervisor. 

- Privilege to describe “repairing the world” as a key component of your professional job. 

Please refer to the JFCS website ( )  for a fuller description of the position and instructions on how to apply.  

This is a full-time salaried position with a robust array of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; 403(b) plan; and life and disability insurance.  


Please be aware that JFCS requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. JFCS is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.

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Contact Information

Camp Name

Jewish Family and Children's Services

Job Title

Youth Program Manager – San Francisco,CA or San Mateo, CA

Camp Address

2150 Post Street, San Francisco, CA, 94115, United States