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Youth Mentor

Company: BAYAC AmeriCorps
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

What is BAYAC? BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 40 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 the East Bay we are partnering with organizations and schools such as Rudsdale High School, Plan of Action for Challenging Times (PACT), Inc., King Elementary School, Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) - COSP Beacon Programs, Alameda County Office of Education, Oakland International High School, Summit Public Schools: Summit K2, University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Fred Finch Youth & Family Services - Rising Harte Wellness Center, Berkeley High School Health Center and La Cl--nica de La Raza.We are also partnering with other organizations and schools in San Francisco such as Mission Graduates, First Graduate, Stonestown YMCA, Huckleberry Youth Programs, Telegraph Hill (TEL HI) Neighborhood Center Beacon at Francisco Middle School, YMCA San Francisco - Bayview Hunters Point (Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School), Bridge the Gap College Prep, Juma Ventures and The New School of San Francisco. Position duties may include: 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 Benefits include: $2,100 monthly living stipend $3,247.50 (900-hour member) education award upon completion of term Health care benefits Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans Childcare assistance (if eligible) 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 6-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 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 January 2023 and serve until June 2023 for 900-hour members.Job Types: Full-time, InternshipPay: $2,100.00 per monthBenefits: Health insurance Professional development assistanceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayEducation: High school or equivalent (Required)Language: Spanish (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: BAYAC AmeriCorps, Oakland , Youth Mentor, Other , Oakland, California

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