Tag: staff development

Coaching Education Nonprofit Personal Growth

Coach for Confidence, not Compliance

As I emerge from the train station in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, my senses are overwhelmed with the sights, sounds, and smells of a bustling neighborhood. I’m in the Mission to provide coaching support to a program director at one of the community-based organizations in the neighborhood.

The Mission District is changing. The effects of gentrification and the housing crisis are visible everywhere. All my coaching clients in the neighborhood frequently mention the fears, vulnerability and active resistance of the immigrant community here. They do important and challenging work, and I’m painfully aware of my status as an outsider. So I step lightly, listen carefully and avoid giving any advice too quickly.

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PCY is Hiring: Technical Assistance (TA) Manager

PCY seeks to fill the Technical Assistance (TA) Manager position within our Program Department. A successful candidate is a strong relationship builder, holds a deep understanding of positive youth development theory and practice, and is eager to learn. Ideal candidates should have experience providing direct service to children and youth, and leadership experience managing staff and outside partners.