Health and Fitness Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512291-651839
    • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: October 02, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Club House Name: Tenderloin
    • Job Status: Part Time
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Job Description:

The Health & Fitness Coordinator is responsible for role-modeling and promoting healthy behaviors throughout the Clubhouse. S/he is responsible for all health and physical education activities and is directly responsible to the Site Director at Mercy Housing. S/he shall plan, organize, direct and control the Fitness & Health program within the policies and grant requirements of the organization. S/he will facilitate health education groups on various health-related topics


Leadership -20%

  • Role-model and promote healthy behaviors throughout the Clubhouse
  • Promote and stimulate membership in the department insuring that every Club member participates in some physical activity, including girl-specific programming
  • Offer age appropriate seasonal leagues, tournaments and skill development activities to all Club members
  • Attend trainings and facilitate health education groups as scheduled
  • Responsible for snack/supper/lunch program with exact responsibilities as assigned by the Site Director including communications with DYCF
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Club members concerning health and first aid

Resource Management -20%

  • Promote health insurance enrollment to parents through our partnership with San Francisco Health Plan
  • Bring in guest speakers from the health & wellness field to speak to members about health topics and careers when applicable
  • Advocate for team wellness, family wellness, and youth wellness
  • Direct and supervise department activities and all adult volunteers and/or teen interns/volunteers
  • Exercise authority in problems relating to programs
  • Provide families health/nutrition resources when applicable

Day to Day Duties -60% (list as many roles as necessary)

  • Make daily statistical reports to the Site Director, such as ADA, Snack/Supper/Lunch tallies, etc
  • Attend all meetings, conferences and training as required, assist with any fundraising projects conducted by the Club and assist with all Club-wide special events
  • Dress in clothing that is conducive to working with youth members in a youth development setting. Must wear a Club staff shirt when instructed
  • Requisition supplies and equipment for the department
  • Support and sometimes lead homework help programming
  • Oversee the Clubhouse Snack/Supper/Lunch program as part of DCYF
  • Facilitate a 3rd-5th Grade health related leadership group
  • Facilitate a 30-minute physical activity daily
  • Support safe walk program (to and from school settings, to and from Boeddeker Park, among other safe walks)
  • Any other duties the Site Director might deem necessary to the best interest of the Club and the overall organization
  • At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco

Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to develop and implement organized athletic programs and services, including innovative fitness programs for girls
  • Passion/personal interest in health
  • Experience facilitating health education groups and planning programs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong classroom management
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Current Red Cross first aid/CPR certification (within 90 days of employment)


  • Coursework or knowledge about health issues, such as nutrition, substance use, behavioral health, sexual health, etc..
  • Equipment and property accountability skills
  • Understanding of restorative practices, growth mindset, and multiple learning styles a plus
  • Conversational Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Arabic a plus
  • Record keeping skills


  • Must be able to lift 15 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for at least 1 hour
  • Must be able to sit at computer workstation for long time periods


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.