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

KEY ROLES (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES):

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)

SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE PREFERRED:

  • 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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • 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

DISCLAIMER:

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.