Youth Program Manager – FutureProfits

Posted by: Able Works

East Palo Alto, CA, US

Position Summary:

Able Works is a faith based, charitable (501(C)(3)) non-profit organization based in East Palo Alto, CA serving south San Mateo County. Our vision is to live in a society where every individual has the ability to fulfill their greatest human potential. Our mission is to equip individuals with financial education, life skills and assets that enable them to live free from oppression and poverty. FutureProfits is a holistic youth program teaching under-resourced high school students life, decision-making and financial skills. The program serves over 1,000 students per week. The classes are taught in partnership with local schools and community-based organizations.

FutureProfits is a well-established program that has tremendous growth potential. The FutureProfits Program Manager will utilize vision, leadership, and innovation to develop FutureProfits into the next phase. The FutureProfits Program Manager, alongside other Able team members, will help create and execute a five-year plan to develop, strengthen, innovate and grow the current program. The FutureProfits Program Manager will insure the continuance of our culture of valuing, appreciating and empowering volunteers. The FutureProfits Program Manager will be expected to work closely with Able Works leadership and the FutureProfits program staff and volunteers.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide visionary and effective leadership for the FutureProfits program
  • Implement the strategic growth plan with direction from executive staff
  • Manage school, non-profit, and other community partnerships
  • Help expand current curriculum based on program’s goals and partners’ needs
  • Actively engage in fundraising activities including grant writing and reporting, individual donor conversations and public events
  • Work with program staff to successfully manage progress and success of classes
  • Work with program staff and Development / Communications Manager to recruit, train, manage and communicate with current and future volunteers
  • Teach and direct individual classes as needed
  • Create and manage annual program vision and budget
  • Other tasks as required


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Strong and proven communication skills, written and oral
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in high school level teaching, youth program management or equivalent experience
  • Possess a keen understanding of the unique conditions under-resourced students encounter in their daily lives
  • Confident and outgoing with an ability to inspire, communicate with and manage volunteers
  • Ability to represent FutureProfits program to local schools and community partners
  • Fingerprint clearances
  • Strong computer skills, familiar with Mac OS and Microsoft Office Suite Programs
  • Organizational and administrative capabilities


  • Spanish language proficiency
  • Prior experience in working with under-served youth
  • Minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Familiar with iMovie or Final Cut Pro, WordPress, database management

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