Drop-In Program Coordinator


For nearly 175 years, Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties has served the Bay Area’s children, families, and older adults. As the problem-solving center for our community, JFCS is the oldest and largest family services institution in the United States, serving more than 120,000 people annually who are facing life transitions and personal crises. JFCS has earned a national reputation as a leader in developing research-based social services and educational programs that strengthen individuals, families, and community.


Under the supervision of the Director of Parents Place, the Coordinator plans and implements child and parent education programs that are responsive to the needs of constituents of Parents Place.

The Drop-In Coordinator understands and assists in meeting budget and services goals, understands the mission and objectives of Jewish Family and Children’s Services and works within the limitations of the Agency’s resources, and performs all duties in compliance with agency standards.


  • Pay Range: $30/hour
  • Work Schedule: 9:30AM-12:30PM Mon-Thurs only
  • Employment Type: Part-time with no benefits
  • Be part of a financially stable nonprofit with a long and rich history
  • Make positive differences in the lives of thousands of individuals and families we serve each year


  • Designs and implements a creative, age-appropriate program for children and parents using the Drop-In Center
  • Organizes and maintains the space and equipment in the Play Area, meeting Agency standards for cleanliness
  • Keeps accurate records of the unduplicated number of children and parents served in the Drop-In Center
  • Acts as a positive role model for parents and refers parents to parent education groups and workshops
  • Identifies and refers parents and children experiencing difficulties to the Intake Coordinator
  • Designs and implements play care programs for infants thru 5 year-old
  • Provide written materials for Parent workshops and other CCY programs
  • Meets fee and service goals as specified in the JFCS operating budget and work plan
  • Represent Parents Place to the community as requested, to increase support for the program and to ensure that the community is aware of Parents Place as a resource


  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, counseling, or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Required to work in San Mateo and Palo Alto office location
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of parent-child interactions, child development and the needs of parents, and children
  • Proven experience in facilitating support groups and educational workshops
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to be flexible
  • Ability to be thorough, organized, and efficient
  • Interest in working in a social services setting



To be considered for this position, you must meet the requirements and competencies listed above. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. JFCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.