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A Home Away From Homelessness Support Staff

California Volunteers AmeriCorps Programs - Central Coastal Region


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Published 27 days ago

October 14, 2020
$1,700 monthly stipend, $4,441.50-$6,195 Education Award upon completion of term

We at BAYAC AmeriCorps are looking for caring adult role models to join the team at A Home Away From Homelessness as a Support Staff to bond with and inspire youth in transitional housing! A Home Away From Homelessness is a nonprofit organization that seeks to radically alter the trajectory of children's lives by providing safe and supportive environments that foster their strengths, creativity and abilities. By bringing together homeless and previously homeless children in the Marin and San Francisco counties to offer them new experiences, opportunities, and guidance, these children become part of a welcoming community that encourages their personal growth while providing a sense of inclusivity and family. This position has the potential to hire after the service year term is over for a long term placement!

 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:

  • Provide support for youth of all ages in transitional housing by prepping and leading activities 
  • 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 full term of service for a total of 1,200-1,700 hours
  • 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 current 2020-2021 cohort.

We at BAYAC AmeriCorps are looking for caring adult role models to join the team at A Home Away From Homelessness as a Support Staff to bond with and inspire youth in transitional housing! A Home Away From Homelessness is a nonprofit…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

  • $1,700 monthly living stipend
  • $4,441.50 - $6,195 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 - $6,195 education award upon completion of term
  • Health care benefits
  • Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
  • Childcare assistance (if…

Level of Language Proficiency

Prefer bilingual in Spanish/English, not required

Prefer bilingual in Spanish/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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