Program Director

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Director will be responsible for the daily supervision of all Extended Child Care center programs and personnel. In addition, the Program Director will be the direct supervisor of the Center Directors and the Program Lead Teacher. The Program Director will also be responsible for carrying out all additional duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director. The Program Director will be responsible for all duties listed below in the following areas: Program Management, Personnel Supervision, Agency Administration, and Community Relations.

Summer Learning Program Assistant

The Summer Learning Program Assistant is responsible for the successful implementation and development of the Summer Learning program and other interpretive programs which introduce and engage local youth to Mt. Tamalpais State Park and surrounding open space lands. Working as part of a team, the Program Assistant works to expand day trip program experiences, camping opportunities and hands-on service learning experiences for youth and their families to park sites. The Program Assistant provides program oversight, trains State Park seasonal staff, coordinates outreach and provides lessons in environmental education and creates other activities which encourage a connection to, and appreciation of, parks, open space and natural resources.

Senior Development Manager

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Sr. Development Manager plays an integral role in increasing Alternatives in Action’s sustainability. The person in this role works with senior staff, board members and volunteers in major grant cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The Sr. Development Manager researches, writes, and prepares government, foundation, and corporate grant proposals and reports that align with our agency’s mission and values. Additionally, the Sr. Development Manager strengthens systems to track grants and progress made towards goals; works closely with AIA leadership to determine funding priorities and strategies; assists with marketing efforts; and helps to develop and maintain positive relationships with foundation, corporate, and individual funders. As the lead of the fund development team, the Sr. Development Manager is also responsible for ensuring that the fund development team successfully accomplishes other fundraising activities, including direct individual donor recruitment and special events. The person in this role participates in regular staff meetings and trainings, supports the development and implementation of overall team goals and strategies, and assists with special events at AIA partner sites.

McClymonds Youth & Family Center Community Programs Manager

Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Community Initiatives at the McClymonds Youth & Family Center (MYFC) implements comprehensive programming and services to meet the needs of West Oakland youth and families.  Alternatives in Action operates both school-day and after school programming at McClymonds High School along with broader West Oakland youth and parent programs.  

Program Director

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Director will be responsible for the daily supervision of all Extended Child Care center programs and personnel. In addition, the Program Director will be the direct supervisor of the Center Directors and the Program Lead Teacher. The Program Director will also be responsible for carrying out all additional duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director. The Program Director will be responsible for all duties listed below in the following areas: Program Management, Personnel Supervision, Agency Administration, and Community Relations.

Program Specialist

The current vacancy is for the Police Activities League (PAL) Center of the Police Department. The Program Specialist will coordinate activities in an assigned program or service area, including but not limited to: recreation activities, health and fitness programs, prevention programs, classes, special events, marketing functions, and city-wide volunteer programs. Work with the general public, which may include senior citizens, adults, teens, youth, and/or preschool age children. The ideal candidate would be energetic and passionate about working with youth of the community and helping them achieve by coaching and providing them opportunities right now. 

Before & Afterschool Child Care Teachers & Aides, Camp Counselors

Under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education, the Director of After School and Expanded Learning Programs will plan, organize, and direct the After School/Expanded Learning operations and activities; coordinate, direct and monitor instructional activities, curriculum standards, personnel and communications to meet school district needs and enhance educational effectiveness of the After School/Expanded Learning programs; collaborate with internal and external partners; write grants provide oversight, and manage grants/contracts; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

Multiple Summer Camp Staff Opportunities

Our counselors are extraordinarily committed people who reflect the diversity of our camp participants. We intentionally hire staff who can create an inclusive, fun environment that promotes a sense of belonging. All camp positions are residential and provide three meals a day while camp is in session.

We hire about 65 seasonal staff annually into a variety of positions. Camp counselors work with youth from 4 years-old to 18 years-old group in 2-3 year cohorts. Leadership staff work as role models and help run our camp programs and provide growth opportunities to those they supervise.

Youth Development Specialist - East Bay / Oakland

Youth Development Specialists at New Door Ventures provide case management, advocacy, and life & job skills training to youth as they participate in New Door’s programs, with a goal of supporting youth to attach to future employment and education. In addition to this core work, each Youth Development Specialist works on multiple special projects as needed, including workshop curriculum development, outreach & recruitment, and collecting beneficiary feedback.