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Equality California AmeriCorps Member (Mentor)

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Equality California
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Fresno County, CA
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Publicado há 24 dias

Want to positively impact the lives of LGBTQ+ youth?

Starting in July 2021, Equality California Institute will be placing paid AmeriCorps members in schools in California's Central Valley aimed at positively impacting the lives of LGBTQ+ and all students and building a culture of equality and inclusion in our schools.

Equality California AmeriCorps members will serve in South San Joaquin Valley schools’ sites full-time (Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm) as tutors, role models, and leaders of after-school programs. As an Equality California AmeriCorps member, you will help students stay on track and get back on track to graduate by improving their academic course performance, attendance, and behavior. You will provide one-on-one and small group tutoring and mentoring, monitor attendance, support positive behavior, lead after-school programs and organize activities that improve the overall school environment.

Potential Other Areas of Responsibility:

1.      Service delivery (mentoring, tutoring, organizing activities)

2.      Performance measurement (administering assessments to gauge student progress and well-being)

3.      Training (may be called on to conduct cultural competency trainings in school settings, deliver student workshops)

4.      Data tracking


Term of service: July 2021 to June 2022


Equality California AmeriCorps member benefits:

·      Bi-weekly living stipend 

·      Health insurance (medical)

·      Student loan forbearance (for Equality California AmeriCorps Members who complete 1700 hours of service)

·      AmeriCorps education award of $6,345 

·      California For All Education award of $3,905 

·      Networking sessions and professional development opportunities

·      Leadership development and other reoccurring trainings

This position will be based in the Central Valley and will be supervised by Program Manager Chris Records and on-site School Supervisors.


Eligibility Requirements:

In order to be eligible to serve as an Equality California AmeriCorps member, you must meet these eligibility requirements at the start of service:

·      Be at least 18 years or older (by July 1, 2021).

·      Have a college degree (A.A., B.A./B.S., M.A./M.S., etc.).

·      Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Unfortunately, applicants who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

·      Able to commit to completing 1700 hours of full-time service over 11 months (July 2021 – May 2022).

·      Has served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program.

·      Because the safety of students is our priority, every confirmed AmeriCorps member must undergo a criminal history check. In cases where a criminal offense appears, the circumstances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Qualifications/Characteristics:

  • Experience serving as (or a desire to serve as) a mentor.
  • Education knowledge and expertise preferred.
  • Knowledge, passion and commitment to addressing issues impacting the LGBTQ community as well as advancing equality and social justice generally.
  • Commitment to working across lines of difference, including race, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and age to achieve objectives.
  • Ability and interest to work with a wide range of organizations and institutions including other LGBTQ groups, schools, unions, religious congregations, and other social justice and advocacy organizations. Demonstrated experience with at least some of these types of organizations preferred.
  • Ability and experience in forming strong public relationships.
  • Above all else, a positive attitude and willingness to work collaboratively and in support of EQCAI and AmeriCorps.

 

About Equality California

Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society. Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.

Want to positively impact the lives of LGBTQ+ youth?

Starting in July 2021, Equality California Institute will be placing paid AmeriCorps members in schools in California's Central Valley aimed at positively impacting the lives of LGBTQ…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Temporário / PJ / Freelance
  • Educação
    Diploma de Tecnólogo Requerido

Benefícios

 Health insurance (medical).

 Health insurance (medical).

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Fresno County, CA
Local Associado
Fresno County, CA, USA

Como se inscrever

How to apply: 

To be considered for a position, please complete the external application. 

https://go.eqca.org/a/mentorship-corps-application

If you need accommodation or assistance at any point during the application or admissions process, we are here to help. You can contact us at mentors@eqca.org.

 

How to apply: 

To be considered for a position, please complete the external application. 

https://go.eqca.org/a/mentorship-corps-application

If you need accommodation or assistance…

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