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California Volunteers AmeriCorps Programs - Central Coastal Region


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August 17, 2020
July 10, 2020
$1,700 monthly stipend, $6,195 (1,700-hour member) Education Award upon completion of term

Program Name: Bay Area Youth Agency Consortium (BAYAC) AmeriCorps

Program Description: We are currently looking for aspiring educators and afterschool enthusiasts to join our BAYAC team at our host site at Mission Graduates! Be a part of this team to inspire elementary students of San Francisco’s Mission District to develop a college readiness mindset and build a stronger community. Mission Graduates works with schools such as Everett Middle School, Thomas Edison Charter Academy, Alvarado Elementary, Marshall Elementary, Flynn Elementary, Cleveland Elementary, Sanchez Elementary and Bryant Elementary. Learn more about Mission Graduates at https://www.missiongraduates.org/

Mission Graduates’ mission is to increase the number of K-12 students in San Francisco’s Mission District who are prepared for and complete a college education. Founded in 1972, Mission Graduates provides a wide range of afterschool, in-school, and summer programs helping to establish college education as an expectation and goal for every child. Each year, Mission Graduates reaches over 3,100 low-income children, youth, and families from San Francisco’s Mission District, emphasizing college as a means to achieve economic equity and strengthen the fabric of the community. Apply now at www.bayac.org to join our Mission District AmeriCorps cohort! 

What is BAYAC AmeriCorps?

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.

Position duties may include:

  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Make college a reality for young students through college readiness programs
  • 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 10-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/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. Get your applications in today, as we are filling our positions on a first come first serve basis!

Timeline: Service cohorts begin August 2020 and serve until June 2021 for 1700-hour members.

Program Name: Bay Area Youth Agency Consortium (BAYAC) AmeriCorps

Program Description: We are currently looking for aspiring educators and afterschool enthusiasts to join our BAYAC team at our host site at Mission Graduates! Be a part of…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

  • $1,700 monthly living stipend
  • $6,195 (1700-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
  • $6,195 (1700-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/English, not required

Prefer bilingual in Spanish/English, not required

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.

Location

450 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

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