Tenderloin Center Programs Associate, BAYAC AmeriCorps

Tenderloin Center Programs Associate, BAYAC AmeriCorps
Reports to
Interns and Volunteers
One-year AmeriCorps service position
40 hours/week
To apply
Please submit an application via the BAYAC website, fill out this short form, and email a cover letter and résumé to hiring@826valencia.org with the subject line: BAYAC Programs Associate. Open until filled.
Who we are
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
Position Summary
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. This position works with youth of all ages, from 6-18.
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 the Field Trips Program through a variety of roles, from group facilitation to book production
  • Support publications by curating and copy-editing student work
  • Track student and volunteer data in Salesforce
  • Attend and participate in AmeriCorps Team Days twice a month 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
  • Fluent in Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese
  • Audio editing
Working Conditions and Environment
The Tenderloin Center 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
  • $1,430 monthly living stipend, plus an additional $500 monthly stipend from 826 Valencia
  • Education Award of $10,000 (comprised of a $6,095 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award and a $3,905 California For All Education Award) 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
826 Valencia hires without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. All are encouraged to apply. Read the full 826 Stand here.