Peninsula Bridge – Student Support and Services Coordinator for the Middle School Program

The Peninsula Bridge Middle School Student Support and Services Coordinator will work  as a part of the Middle School Team to oversee an after school program site, as well as  student and family support for all Middle School Programs. They will be a key collaborator on the Middle School Team that manages the relationships between families and the Peninsula Bridge organization that identifies and addresses  compliance, needed support, and effective communication from all parties.

Part Time Role Starting August 1, 2019


For 25 years, Peninsula Bridge has been serving motivated low-income youth from San Mateo to Mountain View with academic and and social-emotional support. Peninsula Bridge transforms the lives of highly motivated, low-income students by preparing and supporting them for success in college preparatory high school programs and four year colleges. Peninsula Bridge is an entrepreneurial organization that is launching newly expanded programs to improve student outcomes. Our after school academic program serves 6th and 7th grade students with by developing a strong cohort of like minded students that come together for  homework support, academic enrichment, and hands on learning to foster lifelong learning.

Key Objectives at Program Site:

  • Act as main coordinator for an After School Site 2 days per week September 2019-June 2020. 2:30 PM-6:00 PM

  • Maintain all records, communications, and follow up with students and parents in regards to attendance, compliance and GPA support.

  • Leads/co-leads monthly debrief meetings at the School Site with the Director of Middle School Programs.

  • Meets individually with each family once/year and as necessary.

  • Supports teachers in managing behavior issues and compliance.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with all students and families. 

Key Administrative Objectives

  • Tracking and putting systems in place to support outstanding academic and/or social emotional support needs of Peninsula Bridge Middle School students.

  • Uses systems to track compliance with Peninsula Bridge contracts and expectations. 

  • Work with the Peninsula Bridge Counselor to track Mental Health Initiatives and Services for students and parents.

  • Supports in recruitment season (Dec-April) with outreach meetings, data entry and  analysis of candidates.

Key Competencies:

  • Successful experience working with Middle School students in academic and social settings.

  • Effective student group management skills that incorporate growth mindset and positive behavioral interactions with students.

  • Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and an understanding of youth development skills.

  • Ability to support students and families in a warm, engaging way.

  • Collaborative team member.

  • Adaptable and able to manage multiple objectives at one time. The non-profit setting is constantly changing and the ability to be nimble, supportive, and proactive is key for team members.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing

  • Effective organization skills, with strong attention to details.

  • Ability to operate a personal computer  including word processing, G Suite, Salesforce, etc. and ability to provide on-site technology support with Google Chromebooks

  • Spanish fluency required.


  • An average weekly commitment of 23 hours/week.

  • This is a part time role based on an hourly rate of 20/hr.

How to Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter to Amanda Afshar, Director of Middle School Programs