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After School Activity Leaders (Elementary or Middle School)

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.) is an award-winning nonprofit providing hope for children and youth in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley. R.O.C.K. employees make a positive impact with youth every single day. Our mission is to nurture the healthy development of children by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise have access to a range of positive programs.

At R.O.C.K., we serve more than 500 children (ages 6- 17) with a framework that develops strong social and emotional skills, develops strong academic behaviors and broadens horizons. Start changing youth lives forever, today!

Job Title: After School Activity Leader (K-5th; 6th - 8th; Part-time)

Pay: $16.50 - $20/hour depending on experience

Hours: *Limited Full Time positions available*

El Dorado Elementary School:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 1:30pm - 6:00pm

  • Thursday - 12:30-6:00 pm

Visitacion Valley Middle School:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday - 2:30pm - 6:00pm

  • Tuesday, Friday - 12:45pm - 6:30pm

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, lead, and evaluate daily engaging after school classes for 15 - 25 students

  • Assist in academic support

  • Effectively manage classrooms using positive discipline philosophy and restorative practices

  • Motivate youth to succeed in their personal and academic life

  • Complete engaging and fun lesson plans with the help of the Site Coordinator

  • Create and maintain a safe and respectful learning environment

  • Develop positive relationships with students, teachers and staff and maintain positive rapport with parents/guardians

  • Be a leader and role model to youth

  • Set-up and clean-up program spaces

  • Maintain communication with Site Coordinator and Beacon Director

  • Attend all scheduled program events

  • Assist in planning program wide celebrations

  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings with supervisor for professional development


  • One year of experience in working with children

  • Desire to work with underserved children

  • Good sense of humor

  • Reliable means of transportation to and from program

  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese and/or Samoan is a plus

  • 48 college credits from an accredited college or university or successful completion of the Instructional Aide Exam (administered after hire)

  • Provide proof of a negative TB screen within the past four years

  • Candidates must go through a background check after a conditional offer is made

  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record


  • Check out to make sure R.O.C.K. is a good fit.

  • Send an email to with “After School Position” in the SUBJECT line and attach the following:

    • Cover letter (no more than one page, single spaced) telling us about what drew you to R.O.C.K. and which activity/class you would like to lead

    • Resume

    • Contact information for 3 references

R.O.C.K. is an incredible organization and we hope to be able to serve you on your career path! Apply today!



San Francisco, CA