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BAYAC AmeriCorps
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San Leandro, CA
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Published 26 days ago

Would you like to inspire youth of the Bay Area to attain their educational goals? We at BAYAC AmeriCorps are looking for passionate individuals to join our team in a cohort opportunity with juvenile hall as Academic Coaches to work with us at Camp Wilmont Sweeney, a compulsory minimum-security residential program for adolescent males, ages 15-19, detained in Alameda County’s Juvenile Justice Center. Teaching staff at Camp Sweeney partner with Alameda County Probation and social service agencies to educate and foster the personal and social development of the youth in their care. Sweeney Academic Center provides individualized instruction, instructional aides, and special education services as part of their quality program to prepare students for responsible citizenship and improve student attitudes toward learning experiences and school. Join our team today 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:

  • Provide small group educational support in conjunction with a classroom teacher
  • Maintain and support nurturing learning environments for students facing various obstacles
  • 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 an 8-month term of service
  • Successful completion of TB test and Live Scan/fingerprinting (upon hire)
  • Prefer to have 48 college credits completed
  • Prefer a background in Criminal Studies
  • Interest in juvenile hall counseling work and/or probation
  • Ability to work with youth that have challenging behaviors
  • Ability to set clear boundaries with youth
  • Ability to work with a predominantly male population involved with the juvenile hall system
  • Previous experience working with gang prevention or gang intervention a plus
  • Applicants who are bicultural/biracial strongly encouraged to apply
  • Prefer bilingual in Spanish/Mam/French 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 November 2021 and serve until June 2022 for 1200-hour members.

Would you like to inspire youth of the Bay Area to attain their educational goals? We at BAYAC AmeriCorps are looking for passionate individuals to join our team in a cohort opportunity with juvenile hall as Academic Coaches to work with us…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    November 16, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Compensation
Up to USD $1,700
/ month
$1,700 monthly stipend (pre-taxes), $4,441.50 (1200-hour member) Education Award upon completion of term

Benefits

  • $1,700 monthly living stipend
  • $4,441.50 (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
  • $4,441.50 (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/English, not required

Prefer bilingual in Spanish/English, not required

Location

On-site
San Leandro, CA, 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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