Youth Development Mentor - PASS AmeriCorps Service Member
San Diego County Office of Education - PASS AmeriCorps
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.
39 full-time Members will provide prevention/intervention services for 30 identified at-risk youth (3-12 graders) in partnering schools; providing meaningful mentoring relationships 1:1-3, academic assistance, attendance, and behavior interventions. Members will serve individually or in pairs at one of 30 partnering schools in Oceanside, Vista, Valley Center, Escondido, Carlsbad, & San Diego; Members receive extensive orientation, ongoing support/coaching, weekly/monthly meetings, attend/serve at events, professional training on topics relevant to service; Full-time only, 10-month commitment, 1700 min hours, serving M-F during school hours (8.5+ hrs/day; some days longer); some weeknight and weekend days. Looking for a mature, motivated, self-starter. Car required with Driver's license & insurance; Applicants selected required to meet all eligibility requirements and considerations to serve in the program. Member Living Allowance: First Year Member- $16,000, Second Year Member- $17,000. AmeriCorps members that successfully complete a Full-time 1700 hour service term approved through FY 2021 AmeriCorps earn a $6,345 Segal Educational Award and a $3,655 California For All Educational Award (CFA) (for a total of $10,000). Both educational awards are considered taxable income. CFA Award is contingent upon final budget appropriation by the state of California.
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.
$16,000/1st Year - $17,000/2nd Year
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