BAYAC AmeriCorps Fellow


Paid

Yes

Wage

Richmond

Hours per week

40 hrs/week

Published:

04/23/2018

Application Deadline

05/18/2018

Address

San Francisco
California
United States

Description

BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 20 agencies in over 70 schools and community-based organizations to serve youth and families in the San Francisco Bay Area. As part of AmeriCorps, BAYAC Members commit to a full-time (40 hours/week) term of service in the Bay Area's most high-need communities, working to provide youth with opportunities for meaningful engagement, skill building, and emotional and social development. This is a paid work experience program for folks who are looking to advance their career working with youth in the field of education or non-profit sector. We are looking for folks to serve as after-school educators, classroom aides, academic coaches & mentors, tutors, health educators, case managers, and enrichment activities coordinators as part of our BAYAC AmeriCorps cohort.

Position duties may include:

  • Support students/youth in developing the skills they need to be successful in school and life
  • Provide homework and academic support for program participants at school sites
  • Provide case management, referrals, and independent living skills for clients at community based sites
  • Plan and facilitate youth focussed lesson plans and activities
  • Promote a safe and positive learning environment
  • Actively supervise and ensure student/youth safety at all times
  • Model positive attitudes, behaviors, and language as an adult role model
  • Communicate regularly with the placement site coordinator and program regional supervisor
  • Maintain accurate attendance records and participate in data collection
  • Attend and participate in leadership development training and cohort meetings

Gain experience and skills:

  • Work full time in diverse and vibrant Bay Area communities
  • Work within the education and nonprofit sectors
  • Develop basic teaching skills, including curriculum development, behavior management practices and public speaking/facilitation
  • Make lasting connections with fellow service minded community members
  • Build confidence in public speaking
  • Acquire concrete workplace skills
  • Develop personal and professional goals with guidance and support
  • Promote meaningful community partnerships
  • Become part of a large alumni network

Benefits include:

  • $1430 monthly living stipend
  • $5,960 education award upon completion of term
  • Health care benefits
  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
  • Childcare assistance (if eligible)

Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States
  • At least 17 years old
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) and commit to an 11 month term of service
  • Successful completion of TB test and Live Scan/fingerprinting (upon hire)
  • Prefer to have 48 college credits completed
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English a plus (not required)


To Apply: Go to http://www.bayac.org/ and click "Apply Now!" to submit your application and be scheduled for a phone screen. Deadline to apply is May 18th!



Benefits

  • $1430 monthly living stipend
  • $5,960 education award upon completion of term
  • Health care benefits
  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
  • Childcare assistance (if eligible)
  • Leadership training & professional development


How To Apply

amurillo@bayac.org

http://www.bayac.org

Please submit an fellow application at www.bayac.org to be considered.


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