Youth Development Mentor PASS AmeriCorps Service Member
San Diego County Office of Education
About the organization
San Diego County Office of Education PASS (Promoting Achievement and Student Success) AmeriCorps Program. PASS is a mentoring and leadership program for at-risk youth in gang impacted neighborhoods at various school sites in San Diego County for youth grades 3-12. In collaboration with the school, PASS focuses on improving academics, behavior and attendance through character development, academic support, and opportunities for positive school and community engagement. Program goals are designed to engage participating students in meaningful mentoring relationships that help them realize their dreams through experiencing academic success, making healthy choices, and developing positive leadership roles at school and in the community. PASS AmeriCorps strives to empower youth to reach their fullest potential and become positive leaders.
AmeriCorps Service Members provide mentoring services for 30 at-risk youth (3rd-12th grade) in a designated school site. Students are referred by counseling staff, administration and other school officials to receive academic support, character development lessons, and service-learning opportunities throughout the school year. PASS AmeriCorps’ 40 Members are assigned, individually or in pairs, to one of 30 school sites in Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, Valley Center-Pauma, or San Diego Unified School Districts for the duration of the school year. Members are responsible for implementing the PASS AmeriCorps Program model, facilitating parent outreach, and organizing activities for National Days of Service. Members receive extensive Orientation Training, as well as ongoing professional development, weekly/monthly team meetings, and weekly on-site coaching from assigned PASS AmeriCorps Supervisor.
Full-time, 11-month commitment, 1700 minimum hours, serving M-F during school hours (8.5+ hrs/day) and one additional hour per week for mandatory team meeting, some mandatory weeknights and weekend days/nights.
Term-of-Service: August 19, 2019 - June 30, 2020
For more information about the program, visit our website at www.sdcoe.net/pass-americorps
22 years or older, Associate's Degree or higher, computer proficient (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), own vehicle and valid driver's license, proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency, preferred 1-2 years’ experience working with youth, Spanish-speaking a plus. Will be required to complete SDCOE and AmeriCorps applications, fingerprinting/background check, reference check, TB testing, submit university transcripts, and sign Term-of-Service contract.
Contact email: [email protected]
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