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Student Support Specialist

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BAYAC AmeriCorps
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Oakland, CA
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Published 13 days ago

NEED $10,000 FOR COLLEGE?? Apply now at www.bayac.org to make an impact on Bay Area youth while also earning money toward your own educational goals!

Are you passionate about educational equity and would love to support children of Oakland? We at BAYAC AmeriCorps are looking to fill Student Support Specialist positions at multiple elementary schools throughout Oakland Unified School District and are looking for passionate individuals to be role models for students in the San Francisco Bay Area! AmeriCorps members will assist with Restorative Justice, Positive Based Interventions, School Climate Initiatives, Attendance Strategies, or Trauma-Informed Strategies programs. Serve with Laurel Elementary School, an OUSD school site, and be a part of this team to make a difference in the lives of Bay Area youth! 

What is BAYAC AmeriCorps?

BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 40 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:

  • Support the integration of social-emotional learning, student support, and family engagement
  • Conduct outreach to students and families as part of a team with school staff
  • Assist with planning and facilitating events and assemblies for students
  • 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;Mam;Arabic;Farsi 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. Get your applications in today, as we are filling our positions on a first come first serve basis!

Timeline: Service cohorts begin late-August 2021 and serve until mid-June 2022 for 1700-hour members.

NEED $10,000 FOR COLLEGE?? Apply now at www.bayac.org to make an impact on Bay Area youth while also earning money toward your own educational goals!

Are you passionate about educational equity and would love to support children of Oakland? We at…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    August 23, 2021

Salary

$1,700 monthly stipend (pre-taxes), $10,000 (1,700-hour member) Education Award upon completion of term

Benefits

  • $1,700 monthly living stipend
  • $10,000 (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
  • $10,000 (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;Mam;Arabic;Farsi and English, not required

Prefer bilingual in Spanish;Mam;Arabic;Farsi and English, not required

Location

On-site
3750 Brown Ave, Oakland, CA 94619, USA

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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