AmeriCorps Academic Intervention Specialist 2019-2020

| Posted January 13, 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 2018-2019 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 in Alameda County. AmeriCorps Members provide academic intervention to small group of students with the goal of improving their academic achievement by one full functional grade level. Members will be placed in our partner schools throughout Oakland Unified and New Haven Unified school districts.


ELEV8 Service Commitment/Member Benefits

  • Minimum 1700 hours completed by July 20th, 2019; working 8.5 hours daily, between 8:00am– 6:00pm.
  • Eligible for a living allowance stipend of $15,026 and a post-service Education Award of $5,920 upon completion of program.
  • Training in youth development and ongoing professional development.
  • Gain experience in a school environment, CPR/First Aid, Social-Emotional Support for youth, student management techniques & more!


Specific Duties

  • Provide academic assessments and interventions for small groups of students.
  • Facilitate after school academic enrichment and engagement activities.
  • Organize and facilitate service-learning projects.
  • Complete reporting activities such as data collection, data entry, and program activity logs.
  • Provide outreach to families by participating in family engagement activities.


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