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BAYAC AmeriCorps Youth Specialist

California Volunteers AmeriCorps Programs - Central Coastal Region


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Published 16 days ago

November 16, 2020
$1,700 monthly stipend, $4,336.50 (1,200-hour member) Education Award upon completion of term

BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 20 agencies in 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 and in the field of education. We are hiring folks to serve as after-school educators, classroom aides, academic coaches & mentors, tutors, health educators, case managers, and enrichment activities coordinators.

In San Francisco we are partnering with organizations and schools such as A Home Away from Homelessness, Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, Mission Neighborhood Center, Embarcadero YMCA -Treasure Island, Southeast Asian Development Center, Asian Pacific American Community Center, Stonestown Family YMCA, First Graduate and Our Kids First Educational Program.

We are also partnering with other organizations and schools such as Beyond Emancipation in Oakland and San Pedro Elementary School in San Rafael.

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 focused 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
  • Communicate regularly with the site coordinator and regional supervisor
  • Maintain accurate attendance records and reporting procedures
  • Attend and participate in weekly 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

Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States
  • At least 17 years old
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) and commit to a 8-month term of service
  • Successful completion of TB test and Live Scan/fingerprinting (upon hire)
  • Prefer to have 48 college credits completed
  • Prefer bilingual in Spanish or Cantonese and English, not required

To Apply: Go to http://www.bayac.org/ and click "Apply Now!" to submit your application and be scheduled for an interview. Apply ASAP as we are currently filling positions for our current 2020-2021 cohort.

Timeline: Service cohorts begin November 2020 and serve until June 2021 for 1200-hour members.

BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 20 agencies in 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…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

  • $1,700 monthly living stipend
  • $4,336.50 (1200-hour member) education award upon completion of term
  • Health care benefits
  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
  • Childcare assistance (if eligible)
  • $1,700 monthly living stipend
  • $4,336.50 (1200-hour member) education award upon completion of term
  • Health care benefits
  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
  • Childcare…

Level of Language Proficiency

Prefer bilingual in Spanish or Cantonese and English, not required

Prefer bilingual in Spanish or Cantonese and English, not required

Location

San Francisco, CA

How to Apply

To Apply: Go to http://www.bayac.org/ and click "Apply Now!" to submit your application and be scheduled for an interview.

To Apply: Go to http://www.bayac.org/ and click "Apply Now!" to submit your application and be scheduled for an interview.

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