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 College Advisor position types in organizations such as College Track SF (https://collegetrack.org/), East Bay College Fund (https://www.eastbaycollegefund.org/), Plan of Action for Challenging Times (PACT), Inc. (http://www.pactinc.org/), and Gateway to College (http://www.gatewaytocollege.org/gtc-contra-costa-college.html).
Position duties may include:
Working with first generation college students
Give opportunity to students from low-income communities to go to college
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
$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)
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
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