Team Member
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826 Valencia
San Francisco, CA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Team Member

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
We have a range of direct service AmeriCorps roles that involves helping students develop their voice through writing coaching and tutoring. This position works with youth ages 6-18 at various 826 Valencia locations, including our three centers and partner schools.
Major Responsibilities
Support students with writing and/or homework help, 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 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
Preferred Skills and Abilities
Bilingual Spanish/English
Case management skills and related experience
Working Conditions and Environment
The Mission Center Programs Associate position is headquartered at 826 Valencia’s Mission Center at 826 Valencia Street, 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

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