For 30 years, Family Connections has provided opportunities for families of different backgrounds to work together cooperatively, sharing cultures, values, knowledge, and resources. We are comprised of a dynamic staff, dedicated to supporting our community and passionate about improving the lives of the families we serve.
Family Connections provides mentorship, professional development, and a fun environment for staff to grow in their work. View our benefits package to learn more about working at Family Connections. Please contact us if you have questions.
The School-age Teacher is responsible for the daily instruction and support of children in Family Connections’ Kindergarten-5th Grade Programs. Working closely with their co-teachers, they will supervise the completion of academic assignments, design and facilitate enrichment activities, and support participating families in nurturing their child’s educational growth. This position works in Homework Club, our licensed afterschool program that provides homework support and extracurricular activities, and Summer Academic Enrichment, our 8-week, full-day summer camp program that includes activities in STEAM and field trips around San Francisco.
The Health Educator is responsible for leading the implementation of the agency’s Healthy Connections health and wellness education programs. The Healthy Connections program focuses on four overarching areas of preventive health: nutrition, physical activity, disease prevention, and mental health.
The Lead Teacher/Site Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the preschool classroom at their assigned center, working closely with their teachers, substitutes, trainees, consultants, and families to develop and nurture each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills necessary for kindergarten readiness. The Pre-K programs operate in newly remodeled classrooms equipped with new furniture, toys, materials, and supplies. The classroom and outdoor spaces are open, bright, and equipped with beautiful natural toys and outdoor furniture.
Family Connections is committed to nurturing each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development from early childhood to school-age. Our goal is to ensure children and families have a smooth transition through each stage of their lives. The substitute teacher supports our goal to work closely with teachers and parents/caregivers to enhance their involvement in their child’s educational development. Programs include: First Steps (play group), Pop N’ Play, Pre-K, school age programs, and childcare for our workshops and support groups.
The Bilingual Family Support Coordinator works in partnership with parents/caregivers, staff, and community agencies to build collaborative relationships and provide programs that support families as they identify and meet their own goals, and nurture the development of their children in the context of their family and culture. The position will support families, with a focus on Cantonese, Vietnamese, or Spanish speaking families, through case management to parents/caregivers of children, support groups, information and referrals, outreach, and other related work.
The Community Engagement Specialist serves as an ambassador for Family Connections Centers and the community. In alignment with the department’s goals and strategies, the position designs and coordinates materials and events that increase the visibility and funding for our programs. They will work to highlight FCC’s impact and expand our network of donors, volunteers, and partners. Using program data, creative storytelling, design, and strategic thinking, the Community Engagement Specialist will engage our diverse audience, amplify FCC’s mission, and connect with our community of families, staff, funders, media, and collaborators in the education and family support fields.