AmeriCorps Academic Intervention Specialist 2019-2020

| Posted July 25, 2019

ELEV8 Youth Program

AmeriCorps Academic Intervention Specialist

Are you passionate about community service? Do you want to contribute to meaningful change?


Safe Passages is recruiting AmeriCorps Academic Intervention Specialists for the 2019-2020 school year. By choosing a year of service with AmeriCorps, you will have the opportunity to help meet critical needs for vulnerable populations in Alameda County, CA. As a member of our Elev8 AmeriCorps team, you will develop professional skills, gain hands-on experiences that will reshape your worldview, and change the way you engage with your community — all while making a difference!


Program Overview

The ELEV8 Youth Program is a special project of Safe Passages, a non-profit organization committed to advocating for children, youth, and families with a special emphasis on vulnerable populations within the County of Alameda. AmeriCorps Members provide academic intervention services to a cohort of 10 underperforming youth, with the goal of raising student achievement by a minimum of one full functional grade level. Members are placed at one of 12 schools in Oakland CA, and Union City, CA.


ELEV8 Service Commitment/Member Benefits

  • Part-time and full-time positions available, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am– 6:00 pm
  • Full-time, 1,700-hour positions eligible for a Living Allowance stipend of $16,000, may be eligible for health care and childcare, and a post-service Education Award of $10,000 upon completion of the program. Full-time approximate hours served per week 42.5.
  • Part-time, 900-hour positions eligible for a Living Allowance stipend of $9,000 and a post-service Education Award of $2,960 upon completion of the program. Part-time approximate hours served per week 20.
  • Training in youth development and ongoing professional development.
  • Gain experience in a school environment, Social-Emotional Support for youth, student management technique & more!


Specific Duties

  • Provide academic assessments and interventions for a cohort of 10 underperforming students
  • Facilitate school day and after school programming for cohort students
  • Complete required reporting activities such as daily timesheet and program activity logs.
  • Provide academic and social/emotional support to assigned student caseload
  • Provide outreach to families by participating in family engagement activities
  • Organize and facilitate service-learning projects.
  • Participate in data collection and data entry activities.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful permanent resident
  • Ability to commit to 11 months of service. (August 7, 2019 – mid-July 2020).
  • High school diploma required, but college coursework or degree preferred.


To apply: Send a copy of your resume to Hailey Dutkin at We look forward to hearing from you!



Please direct any questions to

A special project of Safe Passages, ELEV8 Youth Program is administered by California Volunteers and sponsored by Corporation for National and Community Service.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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