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Bay Area Community Resources Overview

San Rafael, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Social Assistance
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Working at Bay Area Community Resources

Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) is a regional 501(c)(3) nonprofit headquartered in San Rafael, California that provides a range of community support services in seven counties around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Mission: BACR’s mission is to promote the healthy development of individuals and families, encourage service and volunteerism, and help build community.

Toward these ends, BACR delivers services at more than 100 school- and community-based sites in the ... Read more

Bay Area Community Resources – Why Work For Us?

Number Served 33,253

After School Programs - BACR remains a leading provider of after school
programming in the Bay Area, serving 98 schools in eight school districts in San Francisco, Marin, and the East Bay. We offer structured academic support and enrichment activities for at least 150 days (three hours a day) throughout the school year. 

Alcohol and Drug  - We deliver prevention and treatment services to struggling youth, families, and adults. Our services provide everything from basic information to alcoholism and drug dependency treatment. Services are provided in a number of settings: schools, in-custody, freestanding recovery centers, and county public assistance offices. We deliver services in Contra Costa, Marin, and Napa counties.

Behavioral Health - BACR provides on-site professional counseling services in elementary, middle, and high schools in Alameda County, West Contra Costa County, and Marin County schools. We provide individual, group, and family mental health services, as well as consultation with school personnel and other stakeholders and collaborators.

Fiscal Services - BACR offers fiscal support and administrative services to organizations who can benefit from our experience, reputation and economies of scale. In addition to the fiscal and administrative services provided to sponsored projects, BACR offers payroll and human resource services to organizations.

Healthy Communities - Our health centers serve as hubs of coordinated services and programs where youth and families can find support, resources, and community. These hubs include Healthy Start programs, high school health centers, community schools, and a First 5 Center.

National Service Programs - BACR’s national service program, one of the largest and most effective in California, enables AmeriCorps members to achieve personal benefits through engaging in community service. Communities benefit through services delivered by AmeriCorps members such as tutoring, mentoring, and health education.

Tobacco - BACR provides tobacco cessation classes, referrals, and tobacco education services. We partner with schools, community groups, and public health agencies in Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties.

Workforce and Education - BACR Workforce and Education programs support young people making positive decisions about their education, employment, and behavioral health. Program activities are youth-led, foster civic engagement, and provide opportunities for youth to learn to be productive, connect, and navigate.

In a recent engagement survey, 84% of BACR employees said they felt aligned with our Best Practices in their day-to-day work.

  • We persevere, are dependable, and act with integrity.
  • We recognize the needs and strengths of the people we serve and support their development.
  • We continually learn—stretching, growing, and innovating.
  • We build healthy relationships and are guided by a caring heart.
  • Our services are based on proven models and methods.
  • We work within communities and build alliances to meet community needs.
  • We focus on results.
  • We act with humility, hopefulness, and a sense of humor.


A career with BACR is a commitment to giving back to your community. We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team of professionals in carrying out the BACR mission:

"To promote the healthy development of individuals and families, encourage service and volunteerism, and help build community."

Just as BACR promotes the healthy development of individuals and families, we also promote a culture of health and wellness for our employees. The mission of BACR's Find Your Balance wellness program is to "Promote the healthy development of the employees and families of Bay Area Community Resources."

BACR encourages employees to engage in activities that will enhance their health and wellness as individuals. The Find Your Balance Wellness Program works to provide a variety of programs and offerings that address the various components of wellness: mental health, physical, financial, social, and spiritual. 

See what our employees have to say about working at BACR!

"Since I've been blessed with the chance to have a good education and many opportunities, I feel obligated to give back and to use the education and the experiences I've had to make an impact." AmeriCorps Vista - National Service Programs

"We are like a big family at the center, with everyone caring and looking after one another." Early Childhood Educator - First Five Center

"I’ve worked with people who are a testament to the therapeutic process: They discover what they need in order to facilitate change and growth for themselves, utilizing me and our relationship to help them in that process." Gateway School-based Counselor - Mental Health Programs
Highlights from our latest employee engagement survey

96% of employees say they know what they need to do to be successful in their role.
93% of employees say that BACR's commitment to the work we do is genuine.
92% of employees say that BACR allows them to make a positive difference.  

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    I worked at Bay Area Community Resources part-time


    -a lot of flexibility
    -room to develop new ideas / programs
    -amazing site supervisor
    -rewarding work


    -can be challenging at times

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Bay Area Community Resources photo of: Glenview Elementary School Health fair put on by the BACR after school program
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Bay Area Community Resources Interviews



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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Bay Area Community Resources (San Francisco, CA) in May 2015.


    Easy- the person who Interviewed me was very knowledgeable and had years of experience. The HR people are very quick with getting back to you and answering questions about benefits.

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