Executive Director Position
The Executive Director (ED) reports to the organization’s Board of Directors and is responsible for ensuring the organization consistently achieves its short and long-term goals and financial objectives as established by the board.
The ED is responsible for the hiring and recruitment of both paid staffers and volunteers, must establish sound relationships with participating families, and must ensure the Board is fully informed about the state of the organization.
The ideal candidate has at least three years of experience at a nonprofit organization in a pluralistic setting, at least three years working with youth-based academic/mentorship programs, and must also have experience in fundraising, grant writing and foundation relations.
Back on Track was founded in 1988 as an interfaith/interracial collaborative effort between Third Baptist Church and Congregation Temple Emanu-El of San Francisco. The program has provided services to over 2,000 K-12 students, with volunteer tutors helping to develop a pre-college academic path for the students. Tutors play a pivotal role in inspiring life-long learners. The program also provides parent workshops and training, a computer lab and library, cultural enrichment activities and educational field trips.