In-Schools Programs Associate, BAYAC AmeriCorps

Site Name: 826 Valencia
Assignment Area: Programs
San Francisco, CA
Hours: 40 hours/week Monday-Friday, with evenings and weekends as required
Dates: 8/1/2017 – 8/1/2018

Are you enthusiastic about supporting under-resourced students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills and helping teachers inspire their students to write? So are we! The In-Schools Programs Associate at 826 Valencia serves as a project leader and tutor at middle and high schools in SFUSD. The associate also supports with the coordination of intern and volunteer support. It’s a great way to build your skills in supporting students with a variety of needs, curriculum development and instruction, volunteer and nonprofit management, and so much more as part of a fun and passionate team.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the In-Schools Programs team to serve as a tutor and project lead at two partner school sites (Everett Middle School and Mission High School) and other SFUSD schools
  • Support volunteers and interns in their role as tutors
  • Communicate with teachers as appropriate to plan and execute programming
  • Support publications by curating and copy-editing student work
  • Track student and volunteer data in Salesforce
  • Support volunteer engagement (SFSU partnership, outreach to new volunteers)
  • Manage Teacher of the Month program
  • Attend and participate in AmeriCorps Team Days once a week with regional cohort of youth educators, as well as other AmeriCorps events (i.e. Days of Service) as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior work or volunteer experience with group facilitation and youth development

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience working directly with youth
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and a variety of stakeholders and audiences
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, flexible, able to work on a variety of projects
  • Team-oriented

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bilingual Spanish/English

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT

The In-Schools Programs Associate position is headquartered at 826 Valencia’s Mission Center at 826 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA. The associate will frequently be off-site at various schools and must be able to travel between sites within San Francisco.

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

AmeriCorps Service Year Benefits through BAYAC

  • $14,700 stipend paid to full time members throughout the term of service (about $1200 a month before taxes)
  • Education Award of $5,550 granted upon completion of service and usable for college, trade school, or other educational expenses
  • Forbearance on most existing student loans and payment of interest accrued during your service
  • Health Insurance through Symetra
  • Excellent childcare assistance (to qualifying members), paid to an eligible provider of your choice

To apply, please submit an application via the BAYAC website, AND email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to hiring@826valencia.org with the subject line: BAYAC In-Schools Programs Associate. Deadline to apply is May 24th, open until filled.

 As an organization committed to encouraging youth in their creative expression, personal growth, and academic success, 826 Valencia recognizes the importance of diversity at all levels and in all aspects of our work. In order to build and maintain the safe, supportive environment in which great leaps of learning occur, we commit to inclusion: We will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, nationality, marital status, English fluency, parental status, military service or disability.