At the Booker T. Washington Community Service Center, you’ll find opportunities that make a difference – as well as excellent employment benefits and opportunities for professional growth. Like the community we serve, our staff is composed of people from all backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and welcome all who are interested in becoming learning more about careers at Booker T. Washington Community Service Center.


  • Bringing people together

    - To explore and connect

  • Collaboration

    - The strength of our community is engaging all of its members, organizations and businesses to provide educational and training opportunities.

  • Community Engagement

    - We provide services and opportunity to the local community in partnership with the city/county and private sector.

  • Professional development opportunities

    - We provide training and career advancement pathing.


  • Health

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Long-term disability

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary/supplemental benefits

  • Clipper Direct

  • Employee assistance program

  • Generous paid time off

  • Discounts

    - On all Booker T. programs for employees and family members; including preschool, afterschool program and camp

  • Staff wellness initiatives

    - or employees who work a regular schedule of 30 or more hours per week.

Our job openings include positions suitable for many experience levels – entry-level to senior leadership – and work opportunities in a wide variety of fields, including administrative, business, education, arts, athletics, and more.

Available Positions

For nearly a century, the Booker T. Washington Community Service Center has served the children and families of San Francisco with programs designed to reduce the many disparities faced by African American, immigrant and other low-income communities. More recently, the center has expanded programs to address the influx of new immigrant communities and address the needs of transition aged youth. We offer pragmatic programs to empower youth to integrate into the economic and social mainstream of society, and to counter trends of unemployment, violence, and academic failure in our communities.

Summary: Under indirect supervision of the Executive Director provide comprehensive case management for adults, children or adolescents and their families, to improve quality of life and maintain the highest possible ability to function within the community. Assist clients and families in defining their short- and long-term needs explore service options; provide emergency assistance, and link clients with the appropriate services and resources to meet their needs. Responsibilities include but not limited to: case management, data entry, home visits, assisting clients with rent and utility assistance, food pantry and referrals. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate client access to community resources, including locating housing, food, clothing, school programs, vocational opportunities or services, providers to teach life skills, and relevant mental health services and make contact with social support networks.

  • Documents all client encounters and contacts made on behalf of clients; completes and submits billing documentation as appropriate; maintains comprehensive client files, which may include documents held for safekeeping on behalf of the client.

  • Identifies and provides emergency crisis services as necessary; makes immediate clinical assessments and responds according to accepted crisis intervention methods and techniques; coordinates other services as appropriate.

  • Maintains and reports applicable statistics regarding programs and client services.

  • Advocate for persons who have difficulty receiving assistance from agencies for reasons other than non-eligibility.

  • Together with the client, establish goals and develop a written service plan for achieving those goals.

  • Provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to all clients including intake assessment, benefit assessment, goal setting, long-term care plan development, weekly case plan development, progress monitoring, individual money management, tenant education, advocacy and referrals.

  • Coordinates and monitors services, including comprehensive tracking of client activities in relation to care plan.

  • Meet with clients weekly or bi-weekly for up to12 months. For the first six months of a client’s participation the program, at least 80% of follow-up meetings should be held in-person rather than over the phone.

  • Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into agency database.

  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client follow-up, outcome evaluation, client contact sheets, and evaluations.

  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Compensation: Salary Range: $55,000 -$60,000 plus benefits including paid holidays, vacation, health insurance, vision, dental, life insurance and public transportation assistants for those living outside of San Francisco after 90 Day.



Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements


Under direct supervision of the Youth Program Manager, the Youth Program Specialist must enjoy working with school age children/teens. They are responsible for ensuring safety of all children in the program,serving after school snacks, interacting with children and their families, working independently as well as with a team. Facilitate comprehensive age-appropriate activities that allow for social, cognitive and physical growth to benefit at risk youth. The candidate must have a positive attitude and serve as a role model/mentor to participants in the program. This position is ideal for someone who is youth oriented, responsible, and dedicated. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set up classrooms, work and play areas for students daily.

  • Update bulletin board displays, and class, with direction from Youth Program Manager

  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.

  • Create a safe, exciting, and stimulating atmosphere for students.

  • Assist special instructors with classroom management.

  • Foster consistent classroom work, play, clean-up routines, and behavioral expectations.

  • Resolve behavioral problems with assistance from the Youth Program Manager when necessary.

  • Take accurate attendance and supervise children always.

  • Prepare and distribute snacks

  • Facilitate enrichment time with students on a rotational basis.

  • Participate in field trips with the guidance of Youth Program Manager

  • Coordinate students 'involvement in programming and family activities, including dinners, academic showcases, field trips, talent shows, etc.

  • Learn and follow emergency procedures.

  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings

  • Monitor personal hygiene, health and psychological/emotional well-being of children.

  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation: Hourly Position: $21.00/hour – Transportation assistance for those outside of San Francisco, plus benefits including paid holidays, vacation, health insurance, vision, dental, life insurance and public transportation assistants for those living outside of San Francisco after 90 Day. 

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements