Do you have a deep understanding of the criminal, social, and gender justice spaces across California? Are you passionate about creating system change and supporting the power and leadership of cis and trans young women and gender-expansive youth who have been directly impacted by systems? We are looking for you! Check out our open roles and apply now to join our team of directly impacted cis and trans women, young women, and gender-expansive leaders.

We strongly encourage candidates who hold marginalized identities and nontraditional professional backgrounds to apply. YWFC does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Self-Determination Coordinator – Oakland

The Self-Determination Coordinator role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization’s guiding principles of Sisterhood/ Siblinghood, Self-Sufficiency, Spirituality, and Social Justice. The Self-Determination Coordinator works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support, resources, access, and advocacy needed to support them in their healing journey. The Self-Determination Coordinator works directly with justice-involved young cis and trans women and girls and gender-expansive youth in Oakland, playing a critical role in supporting young women in finding their voice, building self-determination, and engaging them in the work. 

Self-Determination Coordinator – San Fransisco

The Self-Determination Coordinator role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization’s principles of Sisterhood/ Siblinghood, Self-Determination, Spirituality, and Social Justice. The Self-Determination Coordinator works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support, resources, access, and advocacy needed to support them in their healing journey, as well as accessing their own power and voice to navigate the systems and conditions that impact their lives. The Self-Determination Coordinator works closely with all program staff and program participants, playing a critical role in supporting young cis and trans women and girls and gender-expansive youth in finding their voice, building self-determination, and using their expertise and experiences to advocate on behalf of themselves and others.

Self-determination Life Coach – Santa Clara County

The Self-Determination Life Coach role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization’s guiding principles of Sisterhood/Siblinghood, Self-Sufficiency, Spirituality, and Social Justice The Self-Determination Life Coach works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support, resources, access, and advocacy needed to support them in their healing journey. The Self Determination Coordinator works closely with Youth Advocates and Community Organizers and program participants, playing a critical role in supporting young cis and trans women and girls, trans men and boys, and gender-expansive youth in finding their voice, building self-determination, and in engaging young women in the work.  

Program Coordinator – Santa Clara County

The Program Coordinator is part of a growing and dynamic team of leaders in SCC and primarily responsible for guiding the Siblings on the Rise Internship in reaching its programmatic goals. The Program Coordinator will work directly with justice-involved cis and trans women and girls, trans men and boys, and gender-expansive youth in SCC to develop their leadership skills, critical thinking, and engage interns in YWFC’s advocacy, organizing, and policy work. The Program Coordinator plays a key role in developing relationships with potential partners, engaging youth program participants, and ensuring the successful delivery of all community-based programs and fulfillment of annual, collaborative, and programmatic goals. The Program Coordinator is part of the organization’s operational and administrative team and they will work closely with the Deputy Director and Operations Manager to oversee the operational management of YWFC SCC facilities, programming and services, and operational needs of the SCC office.