Afterschool Group Leader

Organization Overview

Family & Child Empowerment Services (FACES) SF provides families who live and work in San Francisco with high-quality early childhood education and enrichment; job support, training, and placement; and comprehensive family support services and referrals. Our mission is to empower families who live and work in San Francisco to transform their futures through evidence-based educational and economic opportunities.

Position Summary

AfterSchool Group Leaders provide educational, enrichment, and social emotional support services to children within our dynamic After School Program for K5 to school-age children. If you are passionate about providing engaging, relevant, and meaningful learning and enrichment opportunities for school-age children, this could be a great opportunity for you! These positions are part-time non-exempt and reports to the BASECAMP Program Manager.

What You’ll Do

  • Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learner-centered after school environment
  • Collaborate with other Group Leaders to co-facilitate lesson plans and engaging materials
  • Co-facilitate and support lessons with outside specialists and partnership programs
  • Support participants’ social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
  • Use age-appropriate positive guidance techniques and model behavior for children
  • Plan, modify and deliver daily lessons aligned with the Desired Results Developmental Profile School-Age©(DRDP) assessment
  • Complete weekly developmental observations of each child using DRDP criteria
  • Follow all program policies and procedures, including security and health checks
  • Incorporate exercise and physical activities to promote health and well-being
  • Incorporate academic content and skill development that contributes to participants’ school-based learning and helps address the achievement gap
  • Build intentional and meaningful relationships with and among children 


  • Experience working with school-age children in an out-of-school time setting required
  • Knowledge and experience in youth development program and principles 
  • 12 units of child development/human development classes or 240 documented hours of direct experience working with children OR a combination thereof with one unit being equal to 20 hours of training
  • Ability to maintain boundaries and communicate effectively with school-age children
  • Ability to connect with participants genuinely and with positive reinforcement
  • Ability to motivate and spark curiosity and a joy of learning among camp participants 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, families, and partners
  • Ability to bend, lift, and move up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to meet required state, federal, local, and CDC standards (including but not limited to fingerprint clearance, negative TB test, First Aid, CPR)
  • A deep commitment to aligning all our program practices to FACES values, especially around equity, inclusion, and belonging for all our stakeholders
  • Strong passion for and a desire to humbly reflect and grow in pursuit of our mission
  • A sense of humor! We believe that joy and justice go hand in hand!

What We Offer

  • Hourly pay rate of $27.00 – $37.00 an hour based on experience and qualifications 
  • Healthcare premiums 100% paid for employees and 25% paid for dependents
  • Three weeks of vacation, ten sick days, additional paid holidays, including one-week winter closure between Christmas and New Year’s
  • A retirement plan with employer match up to 7% of your salary
  • A chance to positively impact the lives of young children and their families
  • A fun, dynamic and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity to be a part of a movement to achieve educational and economic justice

FACES SF is a welcoming space for all. We embrace diversity in all forms- race, gender identity, sexuality, country of origin, religion, or ability. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 

FACES SF is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.