Program Director, Policy and Outreach – California AfterSchool Network

Under the supervision of CAN’s Executive Director, the Program Director works with statewide and national stakeholders to design and implement a comprehensive statewide implementation plan to increase the quantity and quality of Out-of-School Time opportunities for youth in California. This position engages and leads statewide and national Out-of-School Time experts, practitioners, funders, researchers, advocates, professional development and technical assistance providers, curriculum providers, school district administrators, and California Department of Education staff, to shape CAN project goals and directions.

Community Programs Director at Life Academy High School - Alternatives in Action

Under the supervision of the Community Programs Director, the Community Programs Manager for Life High School (LifeHS) implements comprehensive programming and services to meet the needs of youth and families served by LifeHS. Alternatives in Action operates both school-day and after school programming and is responsible for the implementation and management of after school programming.

Director of Community Programs - Alternatives in Action

The Director of Community Programs will manage diverse programs and staff including extended day/afterschool youth leadership and career development programming, family engagement and continued development of community school work. Our community school development includes building partnerships and resources to provide holistic support to young people and their families. We have two positions available at two different locations.

Director of Learning and Development

The primary role of the Director of Learning & Development (DLD) is to lead the organization’s training and professional development program. This includes partnering with leadership team and key stakeholders to develop training curriculum for program and administrative staff. The goals for the position are to improve staff engagement and retention, track staff’s completion of training, collaborate with the Human Resources Department to develop career-paths for key positions, and support the Human Resources Department to market professional development in the hiring process and beyond. This position also supervises the Learning & Development Coordinator.

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.

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.