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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

    • Curriculum Development and Post-Secondary Readiness Support

    • Program Outcomes, Compliance and Reporting

    • Communication and Supportive Environment

View full Castle Cares Program Manager job description here


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


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

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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


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 15 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

    • Organization wide financial systems oversight

View full Senior Finance Manager job description here


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

All positions will be open until filled.