Group Leader

Type: Full-Time

County: Alameda

Agency: Brothers on the Rise

Agency Description:

Brothers on the Rise (BOTR) empowers boys and young men of color (BYMOC) to achieve individual success, develop healthy relationships and contribute to a more just and equitable society. Together with parents, teachers and providers, we help develop boys into responsible, peaceful, caring and productive young men. This is accomplished through gender-responsive, culturally affirming direct services as well as systems change achieved through training and technical assistance for partner schools and agencies to implement programs for BYMOC and/or more effectively serve this population. Our administrative office is in the Fruitvale District and our youth programs take place at Oakland public schools and parks sites. We also provide training and technical assistance to schools, nonprofits and public sector agencies throughout the Bay Area, and engage in research and writing that affects the field on a broader scale.


The Group Leader role will serve as a facilitator for the school year Brothers, UNITE! afterschool initiative. The program builds literacy, life skills and leadership, while also creating brotherhood and developing a clear understanding of and commitment to responsible manhood.

The Group Leader facilitates all activities, is responsible for the youth's safety and behavior, and directly leads a group of approximately 12-20 3rd-8th grade male participants.

There are also Lift a Brother Up high school aged youth interns who apprentice under the Group Leader, helping to lead Brothers, UNITE! activities and mentoring younger youth. Group Leaders are responsible for supervising these youth interns and mentoring them in our profession of human services, youth development, and particularly work with BYMOC.

There are five program components to Brothers, UNITE!:
culturally based manhood training;
sportsmanship and fitness;
civic engagement;
outdoor education.

The Group Leader is directly supervised by the Program Manager.

Job Responsibilities and Qualifications

• Work 20 hours a week, during after school hours
• Punctuality and daily attendance
• Facilitation of all youth activities
• Commit to 2018-19 school year
• Effectively and appropriately manage student behavior and manage student interns
• Prepare participants for presentations of service learning and social action projects.
• Other duties as assigned by your supervisors

How To Apply

Send resume to: along with 3 references.

Deadline: 2/20/2019