Youth Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/03/2018

Start Date

08/20/2018

Address

Bay Area
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 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 particular, we are looking to fill positions at the following organizations ASAP: Mission Graduates, Camp Reel Stories, Roses in Concrete, New School of San Francisco, Beyond Emancipation, Alameda County of Education and Brothers on the Rise. 

 

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


Benefits include:

  • $1430 monthly living stipend
  • $5,920 (1700-hour member) 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
  • 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. Apply ASAP as we are currently filling positions for our upcoming cohort.

 

Timeline: Service cohorts begin August and serve until July for 1700 hour members

Benefits

  • $1430 monthly living stipend
  • $5,920 education award upon completion of term
  • Health care benefits
  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
  • Childcare assistance (if eligible)
  • Leadership training & professional development

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

dsugita@bayac.org
http://www.bayac.org

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 upcoming cohort.


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