Tenderloin 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? So are we! The Tenderloin Programs Associate will support youth writing programs at our Tenderloin Center through both direct tutoring of students and by supporting the coordination of volunteers and interns, particularly in our Podcasting Field Trips and After-School Writing Workshops programs. 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

  • Support all Tenderloin Programs as a tutor and mentor, targeting high-need students for individualized support, communicating with teachers/parents, and tracking students’ growth
  • Support volunteers and interns in their role as tutors
  • Support publications by curating and copy-editing student work
  • Track student and volunteer data in Salesforce
  • 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
  • Audio editing

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT

The Tenderloin Programs Associate position is headquartered at 826 Valencia’s Tenderloin Center at 180 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA.

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

AmeriCorps Service Year Benefits through BAYAC:

  • $14,700 stipend paid to full time members throughout the term of service (about $1,200 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 Tenderloin 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.