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Join Our Team – We’re Hiring Now!

Be a part of our dynamic, fun team, and make a positive difference in your community.

Available Positions

Support families, educators, and communities to ensure children reach school ready to succeed! As a Tandem team member, you’re passionate about early learning and early literacy. You understand the value of quality early learning opportunities and know that books have the power to spark a lifelong love of learning that leads to future school and life success.

Ready to join the team? Click any of the job titles below to learn more about this position and find links to view our full job description and application instructions.

Tandem is an equal opportunity employer with offices located in San Francisco, Oakland, and Concord.

Alameda County Program Supervisor

Join our dynamic team as our Alameda County Program Supervisor. You’ll report to our Deputy Director and provide day-to-day support and leadership for Tandem’s Alameda County programs in our downtown Oakland offices. As a program supervisor, you are attentive to detail, with a strategic approach to building community partnerships, and a passion for providing early learning and early literacy programming to the children and families who need it most. You care about equity in your community, and understand that when children enter school ready to succeed, there’s no limit to what they can achieve.

Read our full job description with application instructions. Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written Spanish.

Alameda County Literacy Specialist

Join our Alameda county team, based in downtown Oakland, as a Community Literacy Specialist (CLS). As a member of our programs team, you are the face of Tandem in the community. You will work with children, families, and educators to deliver StoryCycles, Tandem’s classroom-based book circulation program and other community programs that increase access to books, skill level with early literacy strategies, and parent confidence and motivation. You’re passionate about early learning, early literacy, and supporting children to enter school ready to succeed. You’ll provide early learning and early literacy skill-building training for parents, caregivers, and community members.

Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written Spanish. See our complete job description for application instructions.

Share Your Skills

Tandem welcomes inquiries from all qualified, passionate, dedicated individuals seeking opportunities in all facets of our organization. We are always growing! If you have experience in any of the following areas, and want to make a difference in early childhood education, please send your resume and cover letter to

  • Inventory management
  • Facilities management
  • Project management and scheduling
  • Human resources management
  • Team motivation
  • Individual fundraising appeals
  • Grant writing and reporting

For more information on how to get involved, please check out our Volunteer opportunities.

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