Working in a dynamic, team-oriented environment under the supervision of the Director of the JFCS Holocaust Center, the Program Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the Speakers Bureau program, developing curriculum, managing social media and the Holocaust Center website, facilitation of the logistics of large scale programs, and providing programmatic support. This position represents Jewish Family and Children’s Services and its programs to the public in a warm, effective, and professional manner. The Program Coordinator understands the mission and goals of the Agency and works within the Agency’s resources to accomplish goals and objectives in compliance with JFCS standards.



  • Understands and works to meet the goals of the Survivors Speakers Bureau program, which matches local survivors of the Holocaust and genocide with over 150 schools and community groups annually to share their stories of survival and beginning a new life.
  • Maintains a relationship with current, past, and potential members of the Speakers Bureau. Works closely with each survivor to ensure successful programming.
  • Facilitates Speakers Bureau services with educators at Bay Area schools and special groups. Works with the Director of Educator Development to provide the group with curriculum materials related to the survivor’s story, when applicable.
  • Liaisons between survivors, students, and staff to ensure the successful participation of survivors in the Next Chapter program.
  • Maintains an active relationship with members of the Speakers Bureau and makes referrals to SeniorsAtHome when survivors are in need of additional support and services.
  • Work in partnership with Associate Director of the Holocaust Center in matching volunteers with meaningful roles with the Speakers Bureau Program.
  • Work with the Associate Director to incorporate new speakers into the Speakers Bureau.


  • Manages the Holocaust Center website, working with staff to incorporate changes and strategizing to increase users and traffic to the website.
  • Manages Holocaust Center social media accounts, creating content and overseeing growth on all platforms.
  • Participates in the drafting, designing, and copy editing of text on promotional materials related to all Holocaust Center programs, including the Day of Learning, Yom HaShoah, and other Holocaust Center events.
  • Serves as the Holocaust Center point-of-contact for partner organizations in the promotion of co-sponsored events.


  • Develops curriculum and other educational materials in partnership with program staff, including Day of Learning booklets, website, and outreach materials.
  • Supervises JFCS high school interns assigned to the JFCS Holocaust Center, providing them with assignments and monitoring their activities.
  • Manages the logistical components of the annual Day of Learning including: the technology needs and materials for the workshops and opening program; registration of students and teachers; volunteers and survivor speakers; and runs the day-of program logistics.
  • Assists in the logistical components of the annual Yom HaShoah program including: technology needs and materials for pre-ceremony activities; registration of attendees; meeting minutes; stage management as needed; and community outreach.
  • Provides programmatic support to all programs and special events with the JFCS Holocaust Center including: Library and Archives; fellowships and seminars; educational workshops.
  • Manages the distribution and collection of program applications, paperwork, and evaluations for Holocaust Center programs.


  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Holocaust Center databases, calendar, and manuals.
  • Oversees administrative activities and security system for 2245 Post Street Building with other JFCS departments and provides reception services as needed.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.


  • BA degree and one year working in related fields required.
  • Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills; ability to work well independently and as part of a team; competence in working effectively with volunteers and members of the community.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity working with the Jewish Community, students, and seniors.
  • Knowledge and background in Holocaust and genocide education.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and WordPress.
  • Familiarity with databases and information management.
  • Experience supervising volunteers in a social service setting.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent references required.


This is a full time, non- exempt position with benefits. Competitive compensation will depend on experience and proficiency level. We offer a robust array of benefits including: medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; 403(b) plan; life and disability insurance.

Application Process

Please submit cover letter and resume to with Program Coordinator – JFCS Holocaust Center in your subject line. No calls, please.

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 personnel so classified.

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.

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