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CASTLE CARES PROGRAM MANAGER

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Associate Director, the Castle Cares Program Manager plans,
oversees, and coordinates our new Castle Cares initiative at Castlemont High School. This new initiative is
designed to integrate group support, workforce readiness, and individual case management to support
students with multiple risk factors who are not on track to graduate. The goal is to increase their
attendance and engagement in school; help them set, track, and meet goals for academic and post
secondary success; place and support students in internships or job placements; support their health and
wellness needs; invest in their decision making and leadership skills; and ensure they feel safe, welcome
and able to contribute to a positive school culture. The Castle Cares Program Manager will help design and innovate the Castle Cares initiative, manage a caseload of 15 students and supervise a Care Coordinator with their own caseload. We are looking for a caring and detail-oriented leader with the people-skills to be an effective case manager and the administrative skills to help build and improve the program.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

  • Program Management
  • Care Management
  • Post-Secondary Readiness
  • Program Outcomes, Compliance and Reporting
  • Fiscal Management, Fund Development and Contract Management
  • Communication and Supportive Environment

View full Castle Cares Program Manager job description here

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to the hiring committee at info@kidsfirstoakland.org. The position will be open until filled.


ACADEMIC MENTOR

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Community Programs Manager, the Academic
Mentor Arts Facilitator will provide assistance and tutoring to students at Castlemont High
School in the after school program. After School Tutors will provide opportunities for students
to develop & strengthen academic skills and success 3-4 days a week.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

  • Provide homework and academic support for program participants
  • Facilitate and plan academic skill-building activities based on students’ skill level and
  • Support students in developing skills to be successful in school and life

View full Academic Mentor job description here

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to the hiring committee at info@kidsfirstoakland.org. The position will be open until filled.


AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS MANAGER

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Associate Director, the After School Programs Manager plans, oversees, and coordinates comprehensive after school programming and services for students at Castlemont High School. We are looking for a detail-oriented community builder with the experience and demonstrated ability to help build out an effective community schools model, support all after-school programming, manage day-to-day operations and community partnerships, be a loving resource for students, and build a strong after-school culture that meets daily attendance goals.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

  • Leadership & Management
  • Program Oversight & Compliance
  • Fiscal Management, Fund Development and Contract Management
  • Communication

View full After School Programs Manager job description here

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to the hiring committee at info@kidsfirstoakland.org. The position will be open until filled.


COMMUNITY ARTS FACILITATOR

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Community Programs Manager, the Community
Art Facilitator will coordinate an after school program at Castlemont High School that
teaches skills in fine art and connects art to the Oakland community. The group will engage
young people in innovative hands-on projects that take art concepts from the classroom and
turn them into real-world project-based learning experiences. The Community Art Facilitator
will develop curriculum and engage youth in Multi-Media Art activities twice a week until 6pm.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

  • Teach students at varying levels and support them in exploring their artistic voice
  • Promote a safe and positive classroom environment and actively supervise and ensure student safety at all times
  • Recruit and retain a group of 10-15 students each semester

View full Community Art Facilitator job description here

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to the hiring committee at info@kidsfirstoakland.org. The position will be open until filled.


PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Extended Day Program Manager at Castlemont, the
Program Assistant supports the daily operations for the Knight Time after-school program at Castlemont
High School in East Oakland. The Program Assistant is responsible for organizing and maintaining shared
office spaces, utilizing systems for data collection and entry, and maintaining office operations for OKF
and Castlemont Knight Time programs. Specifically, the Program Assistant will ensure after school
program attendance is documented and input into all agency databases; distribute daily snacks for youth
participants; support tabling and representation of OKF at school or community events; purchases and
deliveries to programs; and offer support as otherwise needed across programs. OKF is looking for a
detail-oriented, proactive, creative, and collaborative community builder with a great work ethic that
can help ensure our systems are functional, that our back-end work is timely, and that nothing falls
through the cracks.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

  • Office Management
  • Data Entry
  • Program Support

View full Program Assistant job description here

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to the hiring committee at info@kidsfirstoakland.org. The position will be open until filled.


SENIOR FINANCE MANAGER

Oakland Kids First is hiring a full time Senior Finance Manager. The Senior Finance Manager is responsible for all organizational finances including: bookkeeping, accounting, organization-wide and program specific budgeting, completion of audits and IRS tax forms, and payroll during an exciting period of organizational growth. The Senior Finance Manager will work in close partnership with the Associate Director and Senior Development Manager on organization-wide policies, procedures, strategy, and will support the financial requirements for proposal development as well as grant or contract compliance and reporting. OKF has a staff of 14 full time and 9 part time employees, and a budget over $2 million. This position reports directly to the Executive Director, does not supervise any direct reports, and is a part of the Senior Management Team. The position is full time, requires in-person work at the OKF office headquarters in Oakland, CA and allows for some remote work depending on the nature of the task.

Overview of Job Responsibilities

  • Finance and accounting operations
  • Compliance
  • Payroll and benefits administration
  • Organization wide financial systems oversight

View full Senior Finance Manager job description here

TO APPLY

Please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing your past experiences with nonprofit finance and why you are a good fit for the position to our human resource at info@kidsfirstoakland.org. The position will be open until filled.